QBT successful in SA government tender
Helloworld Travel Limited (ASX: HLO) has announced that QBT Limited, a wholly owned business of Helloworld Travel, has been appointed as the sole provider of travel management services to up to 43 South Australian Government agencies for a minimum term of three years.
Taking effect 1 February 2019, included in the arrangements are end-to-end travel management services, access to QBT’s online booking portal, state-of-the art business intelligence reporting, offline booking services and 24/7 in-house support for all travellers.
South Australian Government agencies will commence a transition from their existing arrangements to QBT in the coming two months.
QBT currently provides travel management services to the Whole of Australian Government, the ACT Government and the Northern Territory Government and is looking forward to welcoming the South Australian Government into the important QBT Government portfolio.
CEO and Managing Director of Helloworld Travel Limited Andrew Burnes commented on the successful tender announcement. “We are delighted to add the South Australian Government to the expanding number of significant clients within our QBT business. Our service offerings, provided by the outstanding teams we have across Australia including Adelaide combined with our technology suite provide excellent outcomes for our customers. Put that together with our client transparency and the commercial offerings that come from being part of the broader $6+ billion Helloworld Travel business and we are seeing increasing demand for our TMC offerings in both Australia and in New Zealand.”
QBT Group General Manager, Nick Sutherland said, “The South Australian Government tender was a rigorous and professional process which allowed QBT to demonstrate our service expertise and the advanced digital and personal service we offer our customers.”