13 | Travel and Transport

Travel and Transport
2018 sales: $3.53 billion
Employees: 1,737
Previous ranking: 14

2120 S. 72nd St.
Omaha, NE 68124
T (800) 228-2545
T (402) 399-4500
Website

Executives

CEO: Kevin O'Malley
PRESIDENT/COO: Tim Fleming
EVP/CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER: Mike Kubasik

2018 Developments

Experienced its best year of sales in company history.

Acquired Radius Travel, expanding its global reach while offering customers global data consolidation and greater buying power. The travel network will continue to work with its more than 100 partner agencies across six continents.

Further integrated London-based Statesman Travel, which it acquired in 2017, branding it Travel and Transport Statesman.

Company Facts

Direct travel sales to businesses and consumers. Hosts agents only if Travel and Transport owns the agency; hosts independent contractors if Travel and Transport owns the ARC number.

ARC sales of $2.15 billion.

$10 million in sales from 46 hosted agents and independent contractors.

89% of sales from business, 2% leisure, 9% other.

Owns Travel Design Lounge, a unique concept in leisure travel; Employee Travel Specials, specializing in negotiating hotel and travel industry specials; and Data Visualization Intelligence, enabling companies to make informed decisions through unique data visualizations.

Member of Radius, which Travel and Transport owns, and Virtuoso.

Privately held, 100% employee-owned.

Looking Ahead

Plans to grow its global client footprint through customer acquisition and expansion of existing relationships, while retaining existing clients by upgrading products, service and technology.

Will explore the leverage to consider broader and deeper partnerships with suppliers worldwide due to the scale acquired with Radius.

Will consider bringing its technology to new markets, including its Bartt CRM tool, which anticipates the information agents need during the reservation process.

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