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ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Capital Connect, Côte d’Ivoire, to its corporate travel network. “Capital Connect has developed a strong presence in the Ivorian market during the last few years and their strong focus on business travel has made them a key player in the market.” said Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP. “Côte d’Ivoire has one the fastest growing economies in Africa and Capital Connect’s high service levels have enabled them to both gain and retain developing corporate business.  They are ITP’s first partner in French-speaking Africa and their partnership with ITP makes Capital Connect a significant addition to our coverage in other commercially prominent African markets.” Mrs. Nadine […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Emslies Travel, Tanzania, to its corporate travel network. “Emslies Travel is a long-established and prominent player in the Tanzanian market with a strong focus on corporate travel management”, said Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP. “To have such an experienced TMC in this key market brings additional commercial opportunity and complements our existing coverage in other important African markets.” Irfan Hirji, Head of Business Development at Emslies Travel’s, said “This partnership will enable Emslies Travel and ITP to create synergies and propel growth for both companies. We express our gratitude to the ITP team for bringing Emslies Travel on board the ITP network. ”   […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Dugan to the ITP Advisory Board of Directors. Simon is Director of Sales and Account Management with ITP’s UK TMC partner, Ian Allan Travel, and his appointment follows Paul Allan’s resignation, Paul having recently been appointed to the role of Chairman of the GTMC (Guild of Travel Management Companies) in the United Kingdom. For many years ITP has been steered by a Board of five TMC partners representing different regional markets around the world. Each Board member volunteers to serve for a minimum of two years and they ensure that the efforts of the ITP management team meet the commercial expectations of all ITP partners and provide […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Golden Tours as ITP’s travel partner in Egypt. Golden Tours is a well-established and prominent agent with a very experienced team and a broad range of Corporate Travel Management services. Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP, said “Golden Tours was established over 40 years ago and is a key player in the Egyptian market. We are very pleased to have Golden Tours as our partner in Egypt and their experience and knowledge can only complement our extensive coverage in the Middle East”. Mohsen Hafez, Deputy Managing Director of Golden Tours, said, “We are very excited about our participation with ITP, and we are sure it […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Sonfiyat as ITP’s travel partner in Turkey. Established almost twenty years ago, Sonfiyat provides a comprehensive range of corporate travel management services including incentives, meetings and other group travel. “Sonfiyat manages all areas of Travel Management supported by up-to-the-minute travel technology and an experienced and growing team”, said Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP. “We are very pleased to have Sonfiyat as our travel partner in such an important commercial market as Turkey.” Peri Holden, Co-Founder and President of Sonfiyat, said “We are very pleased and excited to join the ITP Network and look forward to working closely with ITP travel partners in other countries, […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Click2travel.ro to the ITP Network. Click2travel.ro covers a wide range of both corporate and leisure group travel activity including incentives, meetings, exhibitions and destination management. Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP, said “Romania is a market which has much to offer our corporate clients and is excellent value for money for any specialist group travel activity. Click2travel.ro is well-placed to complement the existing travel management services of our partner, eSky, and between these two partners, all areas of corporate travel in Romania are covered. We are planning to adopt a similar strategy in some other European markets”. Cātālin Mogoşeanu, General Manager of Click2travel.ro said, “Our […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, recently held its annual global conference in Bucharest attended by TMC partners and suppliers from almost 40 countries. The theme for the event was ‘Selling the Value’, and the agenda covered a range of subjects presented by ITP partners and management together with guest speakers. Sessions included, “What is the value of a Travel Management Company?”, “What value do TMCs bring from an airline perspective?” and a panel discussion focused on value relating to customer expectations. Also covered were sessions on multinational client implementation, responding to bids and future technological developments within ITP. Richard Lovelock, General Manager of ITP, said,” Increasingly, TMCs are challenged in their efforts to indicate value against price and demonstrate that […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Paragon Events to the ITP Network. Paragon Events is an event management organisation specialising in group travel, incentives, corporate events, meetings and destination management. Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP, said “Paragon Events is an award-winning market leader in this specialist area of Travel Management and they are well-placed to complement existing corporate travel services provided by our TMC partner, AmTrav. Between the two partners we are now able to cover all areas of corporate travel within the United States”. Renee Radabaugh, Managing Director and President of Paragon Events, said, “We are excited at the prospect of developing relationships with our international partners. With several […]

ITP- International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Uranus Travel & Tours (LLC) as ITP’s travel partner in Dubai. Uranus Travel is a well-established corporate agent with a very experienced team and a strong focus on Corporate Travel Management. Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP, said “Uranus Travel & Tours is a market leader with an excellent local reputation and sound knowledge of the corporate travel environment in Dubai. We are very pleased to have them on board in this very important commercial market”. Vijay Bhatia, Managing Director of Uranus Travel & Tours, said, “We are very proud to be part of the ITP network, having established ourselves in Dubai for the past 20 […]

Singapore, 6th September 2016: eNett has partnered with International Travel Partnership (ITP), one of the world’s fastest growing networked alliances of independent Travel Management Companies (TMCs), to expand the use of eNett Virtual Account Numbers (VANs) across its global partner network of 59 TMCs. With supplier payments a time consuming and often manual task, ITP sought a solution that would streamline the process and bring greater efficiency to its TMC partners. Minimising the risk of fraud was also a key objective, with thousands of transactions being carried out daily throughout the network. An eNett VAN is a unique, automatically generated MasterCard number used for supplier payments. VANs integrate with leading accounts and booking platforms allowing agents to pay suppliers from within their booking flow and automating reconciliation – […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Gondrand Hermanos, Uruguay, to the ITP Network. Based in Montevideo, Gondrand Hermanos covers a broad range of Travel Management services supported by effective use of travel technology and Industry expertise. They have a rich heritage and have developed a strong local reputation. Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP, said “We continue to increase our coverage in Latin America and we are very pleased that Gondrand Hermanos has joined the ITP network. Uruguay’s free seaport and airport, together with a large number of free trade zones makes it attractive to multinational companies, many of which have established operations in the country.” Federico Sassi, President and Director […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Global Tour, South Korea, to the ITP Network. Based in Seoul, Global Tour is a long-established travel company covering a broad range of Travel Management services including Corporate Travel, Groups and other specialist activities. Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP, said “ITP is very pleased to be working with a Korean partner with such a rich heritage and excellent local reputation as Global Tour. Korea is an important commercial market in the region and Global Tour’s partnership will also add value to the ITP Network as a whole and particularly in Asia.” William Oh, CEO of Global Tour, said, “Global Tour is excited to be […]

ITP’s 2016 annual conference arrives in Bucharest, Romania in October. The event will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel located near cultural and shopping districts, this central hotel in downtown Bucharest lies within walking distance of top attractions: the Romanian Athenaeum, Cismigiu Park, the National Museum of Art and the Old Town. The conference theme is “Selling the Value” which is paramount these days to demonstrating the value TMC’s deliver on a daily basis to their clients. Through presentations from Industry experts and panel discussions with ITP partners attendees have the opportunity to not only participate but learn more about how they can value sell their business to new and existing customers. In addition we will also be including presentations and workshops from a range of preferred […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Atlas Limited, New Zealand, to the ITP Network. Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP, said, “Atlas operates with a very experienced team of corporate travel consultants with a strong focus on customer service in all areas of corporate travel management. We are very proud to have Atlas as our partner in New Zealand.”     Roy McDonald, Managing Director of Atlas, said, “After more than 25 years of being involved in large corporate mergers, acquisitions and floats of our travel companies, we decided to return to our beginnings in the Travel Industry – owning our own boutique travel management company. The reason, simply put, is through the […]

ITP – International Travel Partnership, one of the world’s fastest-growing travel management consortiums, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Travel Center Tours to the ITP Network. Based in Amman, Jordan, Travel Center Tours are market leaders in corporate travel and are also able to provide Travel Management services in Iraq. Ian Epps, Director of Partnership Relations at ITP, said “The addition of Travel Center Tours to the ITP Network increases our coverage in the Middle East to 11 important markets. Travel Center Tours is a leading Travel Management Company in the Jordanian market and we are very pleased to have a TMC with their profile and experience working with us. This can only be to the benefit of multinational and regional clients.” Jamal Sharar, Corporate Manager […]