Incorporating ALTOUR International, Global Travel Collection, Barrhead Corporate, Your Event Solutions (YES)

9th in Europe
Combined European sales 2019-2021
€1.5 billion

8th in the UK

101 St Martins Lane, London, WC2N 4AZ


Key people

Maria Baty, Managing director, Altour,
Jason Oshiokpekhai, Managing director, Global Travel Collection
Sue Gill, President, YES
Jacqueline Dobson, President, Barrhead Travel

Main industry sectors

All including financial services, insurance, entertainment including music touring, media, SMEs, private equity, hedge funds, financial services, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, insurance, engineering, PR/marketing, fashion & retail, modelling agencies, commercial real estate, manufacturing

Other services

Luxury bespoke leisure travel, MICE, specialist music touring

Type of company

Owned by private equity (Certares Capital)


• Online 30%
• Air 56% / Hotel 25% / Rail 4% / Car 2% / MICE 10% / Other 3%

Office locations

London, Reading, Manchester, Halifax and Glasgow. Global network of partners in over 80 countries.

Association and network membership

Advantage Travel Partnership, BTA

UK full-time equivalent staff

635 (not including independent consultants)

Average length of service

9 years

Average industry experience

14 years


Sabre, Galileo, Amadeus

Online booking tools

Atriis, SAP Concur, Traveltek

Expense management tools

SAP Concur

Other technology

ALTOUR Connect, DEEM, mobile apps, Online MI suite portals, Onsolve/Stabilitas and ExLog Global risk management platforms

NDC content

Atriis/ALTOUR Connect system

Key innovations in 2021

Flexible commercial models: restructured, transparent commercial models built to reflect changing market needs. Launch of monthly thought leadership webinars, workshops and online vendor interviews. Wraparound support for clients including VAT reclaim, Brexit reporting and duty of care reporting.