InteleTravel, a leading host agency for independent travel agents, has acquired Hickory Global Partners, a travel management company that provides services to corporate clients.
The acquisition will allow InteleTravel to expand its portfolio of services and better serve its network of over 60,000 travel agents. Hickory Global Partners brings a wealth of expertise in corporate travel management and will help InteleTravel tap into this growing market.
InteleTravel CEO James Ferrara said in a statement, “The acquisition of Hickory Global Partners is a significant step forward for InteleTravel, as it allows us to expand our offerings and better serve our agents and customers. We are excited to welcome Hickory’s talented team to the InteleTravel family and look forward to the many opportunities this partnership will bring.”
Hickory Global Partners will continue to operate as a separate entity under the InteleTravel umbrella, with its existing leadership team remaining in place.
The acquisition comes as the travel industry continues to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many travel agencies and companies have been forced to adapt and find new ways to serve their customers, and this acquisition is a sign of the industry’s resilience and willingness to innovate.
As travel demand continues to rebound, InteleTravel and Hickory Global Partners are well-positioned to meet the needs of travelers and businesses alike, offering a range of services and expertise to help them navigate the complex world of travel.