Capita has acquired Expotel Group Limited including Venues Event Management.
The tie-up will include the Expotel, BSI and Capita brands to boost its UK business travel and events market. Under the merger the team will include 900 staff over 10 locations.
“This is great news for current and future customers of Expotel, BSI and Capita Business Travel which will gain significant benefits in service and choice as we align these leading providers. We have significant scale and expertise covering rail, air and accommodation along with, now, extensive experience in venue and event management which positions the business to take advantage of the fast growing meetings market,” said Trevor Elswood, managing director of Capita.
“The acquisition is also consistent with our strategy of bringing together the industry’s best specialists to create a unique UK travel management proposition in addition to offering leading specialist services in each individual area,” he added.