Leading Australian travel business Concierge Travel Group has been bought by UK based corporate & event travel company Reed & Mackay. The sale includes the following brands: Concierge Business Travel, Concierge Traveller, Alquemie, Elegant Resorts & Villas, Freighter Expeditions.
Concierge was founded in 1979 and acquired by Don Ferguson and Michael Keating in 2001. Since then the business has grown steadily, specialising in the delivery of high touch travel services” for corporate and leisure travellers.
Fred Stratford, Reed & Mackay’s Group CEO said “Australia is an important strategic market for our business with many clients operating in the APAC region. Concierge Travel Group are known for delivering service of the highest quality and I look forward to working closely with the team there to deliver a unique proposition to the market”.
Managing Director David Greenland and General Manager Jamie Strickland will continue to lead the business from its Sydney headquarters.
“It is expected that in time the Reed & Mackay brand will be rolled out to replace Concierge Business Travel, particularly as Reed & Mackay’s proprietary technology becomes available to Concierge’s corporate clients,” the company said in a statement.