HONG KONG, October 22, 2019 – Global travel management networks, WIN, GlobalStar, Hickory Global Partners and the ITS Network have come together to jointly host the Independent Travel Management Company (ITMC) Summit 2020 to be held from 14 to 16 June at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, California, USA.
The annual ITMC Summit, now in its third year, is open to all independent TMCs from around the world regardless of network affiliation providing the opportunity to meet with TMC peers and travel suppliers to build business relationships. Summit sessions will enable sharing of knowledge, global insights, opinions and practical advice from TMCs, leading industry professionals and speakers on a wide range of topics that are critical to the business travel industry.
On behalf of all the participating travel networks, Neil Armorgie, CEO of WIN Global Travel Network, said: “The business travel market is developing at a terrific rate and we are pleased to be working closely with the various networks to address the changes, challenges and opportunities that exist for independent TMCs. The Summit is now recognised as the principal forum for leading independent TMCs to come together with each other, industry leaders, opinion formers and suppliers from around the world to address the key topics and issues affecting the business travel industry and to learn from each other.”
WIN Global Travel Network continues to expand its presence in the Asia Pacific region with recent new additions to the network in key markets such as Hong Kong and Malaysia, with others expected to follow in the next few months. At the recent ITB Asia event in Singapore there was also a regional meeting where many members of the network in Asia Pacific convened for the fifth such meeting and discussed key issues such as client servicing, technology solutions and strategy for 2020.
Collectively, WIN Global Travel Network, GlobalStar Travel Management, Hickory Global Partners and the ITS Network have over 10,000 offices worldwide and book US$34 billion of corporate travel spend a year.