Parkes to lead GTMC as Wait departs
Aviation and business travel professional Adrian Parkes has been appointed as the new chief executive of the GTMC. Parkes takes over the leadership of the organisation later this year, when current chief executive Paul Wait leaves to take up another role in the travel industry.
Addison Lee Group joins GTMC
The GTMC has announced the Addison Lee Group, which includes Addison Lee and Tristar Worldwide, as its latest industry partner in the ground transportation sector.
GTMC 2013 2Q review published
The Guild of Travel Management Companies (GTMC), the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has published its second Quarterly Review of 2013, showing that business travel does drive economic growth with exports to non-EU markets up as a result of increased business travel.
GTMC reacts to Airports Commission Summary
The GTMC, the most influential travel management business community in the UK, has reacted to the publication of the summary of submissions received by the Airports Commission on the subject of making the best use of existing capacity in the South East, by reaffirming its position on short term capacity increase as soon as possible.
GTMC Autumn Conference agenda announced
The GTMC, the most influential travel management business community in the UK, has announced that its Autumn Conference will be held on Monday 28 October at the Park Lane Hotel, with headline speaker Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE.
GTMC puts its weight behind new APD campaign
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has put its weight behind a new business focused ‘A Fair Tax on Flying’ campaign launched this week. The campaign is designed to ensure Air Passenger Duty (APD) remains high profile as a damaging tax to exports and to put pressure on the government to recognise the damage being caused to British businesses by this aviation tax and take action to rectify.
Southall Travel’s Applehouse Travel latest GTMC member
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has welcomed Applehouse Travel as its fourth new member this year. Applehouse Travel, the corporate travel division of the highly successful Southall Travel Group, was launched in 2008 to provide a comprehensive range of travel management services to a wide range of business travel customers.
Gatwick Airport joins GTMC
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has welcomed London Gatwick Airport as its first airport partner, reinforcing the airport’s commitment to the corporate travel market. London Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the busiest single-runway airport in the world.
GTMC welcomes third new member this month
The GTMC has welcomed its second Uniglobe member and the third new member this month – Uniglobe Preferred Travel.
GTMC Conference programme announced
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has released details of the programme for its conference entitled ‘Are We Ready’, being held at the Arts Hotel in Barcelona 26 – 28 April, 2013. The impressive line-up of speakers is drawn almost entirely from outside the travel industry.
Hotelrez announced as latest GTMC partner
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has welcomed global hotel representation company HotelREZ as a partner. The company provides hotel GDS distribution and internet distribution, revenue, sales and marketing support to over 1,000 independent hotels and small groups of hotels.
GTMC new member: Uniglobe top flight travel
The GTMC has announced that Uniglobe member Top Flight Travel has become the thirty - eighth member of the organisation. The announcement comes only days after Meon Valley Business Travel signed up for membership to the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies.