In an effort to further the scope of service offered to the business travel sector in the UK, BTA (Business Travel Association) – UK, announced a partnership with First Travel Solutions (FTS), a ground transport management specialist.
A division of transport operator First Group, FTS, as one of the prime partners of BTA, will also take part in the annual conference arranged by the Association.
Recognized as a leading ground transport expert, FTS has worked with TMC’s and corporate clients for almost forty years, and will provide bespoke solutions to its customers after expanding its sales team.
BTA Partnership will extend reach and understanding
The Sales Manager at First Travel Solutions, Paul Upton, said that working with the Business Travel Association would help to extend its reach and in-depth understanding of the business travel industry.
CEO of the Business Travel Association, Clive Wratten additionally mentioned that First Travel Solutions’ decades of expertise in ground transport management would assist the BTA in working hard to provide the business travel sector with the support it needs.
The collective and progressive relationship program which forms the basis of the Business Travel Association’s industry partnership enables solution resolution, discussion and debate across the entire business travel industry. It also paves the way for cross-industry collaboration. When companies partner with the BTA, they get to work with industry partners to support and promote their key strategic, business and marketing objectives.
Collectively, Business Travel Association members account for GBP10 + billion in revenue, over 90% of managed business travel in the UK, , and 32 million transactions a year.
About the Business Travel Association (BTA)
The BTA endeavors to improve products and services for business travelers, remove barriers for trade, and to encourage and promote entrepreneurs to focus on the booming business travel sector. BTA hopes to achieve this by collaborating with industry partners to offer an opportunity to share the goals of the Business Travel Association for the long-term benefit of the industry.
The BTA actively promotes multi-disciplinary career opportunities and personal development in business travel, and gives industry partners the opportunity to develop the next generation and rising stars in the business travel industry.
About First Travel Solutions
First Travel Solutions, a subsidiary of First Group, is the one source for the supply of managed passenger transport in the UK. First Travel Solutions is committed to providing the best service to customers, while focusing on safety, quality, dependability and value for money. First Travel Solutions provides managed transport solutions to many of the top 100 companies in the UK, catering to over 1 million customers every year.