The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has announced that the Shadow Minister of Transport, Jim Fitzpatrick MP, will be the guest speaker at the prestigious lunch following the organisation’s AGM.
Virgin Atlantic’s sales general manager Paul Wait has been appointed as the new chief executive of The Guild of Travel Management Companies (GMTC). Wait, who worked for Virgin Atlantic for 13 years, will take up his new role at the GTMC in January 2013.
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has published its second quarterly 2012 transaction survey. Despite reports to the contrary the survey revealed that business travel is holding up relatively well, with figures ahead of last year in a quarter that had five bank holidays.
The GTMC, the UK’s leading organisation representing travel management companies, has appointed Munro Consulting to handle the recruitment of its next chief executive. The position is currently held by Anne Godfrey who will be leaving after nearly three years to take up the position of chief executive at the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Search engine giant Google’s Scott Field is to be one of the keynote speakers at this year’s GTMC Overseas Conference being held in Doha (11 -13 May 2012). Field, Google’s Head of Online Travel is set to address the 130 strong audience of CEO’s, managing directors and senior managers and will be highlighting the technology company’s plans for the business travel arena.
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has announced that Businesstaxis.com has become the latest GTMC partner. Businesstaxis.com offers a range of executive level, meet and greet private transfer services, for individuals or group travel.
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, is stronger than ever and moving forward will be investing more in lobbying, research, industry relationships and communication, announced new GTMC chairman Ajaya Sodha.
GTMC chief executive Anne Godfrey, has announced the line up of senior personnel elected to join the Board of the UK’s leading professional industry body for travel management companies.
The Guild of Travel Management Companies has announced First Great Western has become the latest GTMC partner. First Great Western has one of the largest and most complex rail networks in the UK, carrying one and a half million passengers every week on 9,000 services, and calling at 276 stations.
The Guild of Travel Management Companies chief executive Anne Godfrey has announced Doha, Qatar will host the 2012 overseas conference. Running from May 11th-13th, the event will have Qatar Airways as headline sponsor, and will be held at the stunning Starwood W Hotel overlooking the Arabian Gulf.
Figures just in, relating to the first quarter of 2011, saw transactions increase by 10% against the same period last year, with air travel growing by 9%, rail also by 9% and car hire doing well with a 10% increase. Hotels meanwhile showed a very healthy 15% increase in transactions over the same quarter last year.
THE GUILD OF Travel Management Companies (GTMC), the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has announced that Accelya, the global leader in travel agency and airline business process outsourcing, has become a GTMC partner.