CONNECTING THE WORLD’S TRAVEL TRADE
We build strong relationships at both ends of the travel chain so that we can provide products, services and solutions that help all our client and supplier partners grow.
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Each function is led by an expert in their field, and the leadership team boasts a great range of skills, diversity, experiences, backgrounds and nationalities.
Since we were established in 2001 we have combined organic growth with strategic acquisitions to support our vision of becoming the number one B2B travel ally. Following the acquisitions of GTA and Tourico Holidays in 2017 we are now clearly positioned as the undisputed leaders in the Bedbank space. The timeline below highlights some of the milestones of our success story.
Hotelbeds brand launched to spearhead the online revolution in travel distribution (under ownership of First Choice Holidays PLC)
Bedsonline brand launched to deliver the best booking experience exclusively for travel agents
First XML connection kicked off vertiginous growth online
Became official accommodation partner for Easyjet
First Choice Holidays PLC and the Tourism Division of TUI AG merge to establish TUI Travel PLC (Hotelbeds the main brand within TUI Travel’s Accommodation & Destinations Sector)
A focus on consolidating international expansion through organic growth
Hotelbeds’ 10 year anniversary and rebranding
Transfer and Activity Bank launched to drive global distribution of Transfers, Activities, Tickets and Car hire (now known as Hotelbed’s ‘Beyond the bed’ portfolio)
Merger of TUI Travel PLC with TUI AG to create TUI Group
Hotelbeds Group established
CINVEN and CPPIB acquire Hotelbeds Group
Tourico Holidays and GTA Travel become part of Hotelbeds Group
Bedsonline rebranding and global, unified brand launch
Hotelbeds rebranding and global, unified brand launch