Milne Travel American Express to acquire corporate travel business

By Johanna Jainchill
San Diego -- Milne Travel American Express will acquire the business travel side of Hewins Travel, a subsidiary of AAA Northern New England.

Scott MilneMilne Travel is American Express' largest franchisee in the northeastern U.S., owning and operating 10 locations.

Hewins Travel's retail locations will remain with AAA, and Steve Hewins, the company's founder, will continue as vice president of travel services for AAA Northern New England.

Hewins said in a statement that with leisure travel being the focus at AAA, he decided to pass the corporate travel side of his business to Milne, which focuses on business travel.

Scott Milne, president of Milne Travel American Express, said that once the merger is completed, the travel and entertainment spend of Milne Travel's business clients would top $100 million annually.

For news and updates on agent and distribution issues, follow Johanna Jainchill on Twitter @jjainchilltw. 
This page is protected by Copyright laws. Do Not Copy. Purchase Reprint
blog comments powered by Disqus

View Comment Guidelines

Please upgrade your Flash Player.
Please upgrade your Flash Player.

Travel Weekly Poll

Voices

  • Consumer media discover that travel agents do exist

    "Contrary to some thoughts, travel agents do exist ... We are usually able to get clients better prices, and we know we can see that clients have better experiences. And as our personal motto is: Our Service Travels With You."

    More»

TW Index: Most Active Stocks

Latest Top News:
Caribbean
Europe
Travel Weekly is on Facebook
Viewpoints For Travel Agents
Travel Weekly Topics