Madrid, 9 (Europe Press)
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced its acquisition of Ovation Travel Group, one of the largest independently owned travel companies based in the United States.
The purchase, whose terms have not been disclosed, includes all of the company’s brands, including the Lawyers Travel brand, which has been in business for 35 years.
The UK-based Ovation brand, Chartwell Travel, is an independent travel management company serving the media and entertainment industries.
With over 700 employees and over 200 independent travel advisors, Ovation provides business travel services, customized luxury travel experiences, meeting planning and special events to more than 700 companies and over 300,000 travelers.
The Ovation Travel Group and its staff will become a division of GBT’s Global Client Partnerships Organization, led by the same leadership team it currently operates. The various brands within the Ovation Travel Group will remain the same as before.