first_imgAn Expedia company, Egencia completed its purchase of Australian and New Zealand travel company, Travelforce this week.After more than 30 years in the industry, Travelforce’s management team has moved into Egencia, to form the new brand Travelforce, an Egencia company.Expedia’s subsidiary is expecting its partnership with a company established in capital cities across Australia and New Zealand could build Egencia’s presence in the Asia Pacific region.“This acquisition is proof of Egencia’s commitment to expansion in the Asia Pacific region and leadership around the world,” Egencia Asia Pacific managing director Cecilia Routledge said. “Going forward, we will combine the power of Egencia and Travelforce into one strong brand, leveraging the talent and assets of each company.” Meanwhile, Travelforce founder Andrew Ross said the acquisition would now offer the company’s clients access to “leading online bookings”. “This will complement Travelforce’s already outstanding team, strong travel management, meetings and leisure offerings and will enable us to take our client services to the next level,” Mr Ross said.  While details of the purchase have been withheld, Travelforce, an Engencia company will commence its partnership focusing on expansion and development of mobile technology.Ken Pfaffmann has been selected to take on the role of managing director. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.Jlast_img

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