Diversity Travel has become a member of Advantage Business Travel, bringing the consortium’s TMC count to 123 with a collective turnover of more than £3.5 billion.

With offices in Manchester, London and Arlington, Virginia, the company provides services to clients in the charity, academic and not-for-profit sectors.

The company currently has 175 staff members globally, with plans to expand following several new client wins in early 2020. US growth is a particular focus for the TMC this year, with the recent appointment of Beverly Weir as VP of sales and account management indicating an investment in the market.

Christopher Airey, Diversity’s MD (pictured), commented: “We are extremely excited to have joined Advantage Business Travel. We feel that this partnership will enable us to offer clients an even wider range of choice when booking their travel, ultimately improving their overall experience. We’re looking forward to sharing knowledge and best practice within the Advantage Business Travel network.”

Julia Lo Bue-Said, CEO of Advantage Travel Partnership, added: “We are thrilled that Diversity Travel has joined us as an Advantage Business Travel member. Diversity Travel’s continued work in support of charity and academic services is incredibly inspiring and we look forward to assisting them in growing their business and network of academic clients through a wide range of added value products and services available at Advantage and WIN Global Travel Network. We are extremely proud to welcome Diversity Travel and look forward to seeing their growth in the UK and US markets in 2020.”

Diversity Travel tied at number 21 on BBT’s 2019 list of the UK’s Leading 50 TMCs, reporting 2018 sales of £82.9 million.

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