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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 announced that Statesman Travel Group’s joint managing director Mervyn Williamson will takeover the role of GTMC treasurer from Travel by Appointment’s Maurice Veronique. Well qualified for the role, Williamson, as did Veronique, had an accountancy background before entering the travel industry. Former GTMC chairman Veronique has resigned from the GTMC executive committee as he is relocating to Los Angeles.
The GTMC, the UK’s leading organisation representing travel management companies, has had its membership boosted with three new TMCs joining. The Business Travel Partnership, Eton Travel and Norad Travel Group bring the membership total to thirty-seven companies, of which thirty-six are featured in the top fifty UK TMC rankings.
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.
The Guild of Travel Management Companies’ (GTMC) chief executive, Anne Godfrey has announced that she will be leaving the organisation this summer to take up the role of chief executive at The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
The GTMC, the UK’s leading organisation representing travel management companies, has added its voice to the movement urging the government to employ immediate measures to resolve the lengthy delays at Heathrow’s border control.
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has published its first quarter 2012 transaction survey. The survey monitors a range of services offered by travel management companies and highlights trends in the business travel sector.
Overall transactions for the first quarter showed an increase of 6% over the same period last year; the strongest performance in twelve months.
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 has announced its most high profile ever line-up of conference speakers for its 2012 overseas conference, being held in Doha (11th-13th May). For the first time 50% of the speakers and panelists taking part in the two-day business programme will be from outside the travel management sector.
The GTMC, the UK’s leading professional industry body representing travel management companies, has announced that Best Western Hotels GB has signed up as its sixth hotel partner.