Hickory Global Partners, a global corporate travel alliance for travel management companies (TMCs), corporate travel departments (CTDs) and corporations has engaged Partnership Travel Consulting (PTC), a corporate travel management consulting firm comprising travel industry veterans with an average of 20-plus years of experience. PTC will deliver unbiased corporate hotel sourcing and optimization solutions to corporate clients of Hickory’s membership.
“Our alliance with PTC enhances our commitment to provide our loyal and extensive membership network with best-in-class, neutral and customized hotel sourcing solutions from a top-notch partner,” said Chris Dane, president and managing partner of Hickory Global Partners, in a press announcement.
PTC does not accept compensation from travel suppliers, which Hickory Global Partners says gives them the ability to make impartial recommendations that are in the best interests of its members. PTC is certified by TripBam to offer their hotel sourcing analytics program.
Founded over 40 years ago, Hickory Global Partners is an industry-leading global alliance for corporate travel agencies, CTDs and corporations that offers negotiated discounts and commissions, resources and support. Partnership Travel Consulting (PTC) is a global travel management consulting group with extensive experience in travel sourcing and T&E systems integration. Areas of expertise include duty of care, CTD certification, supplier negotiations, technology, data consolidation, business process reengineering, strategic meetings management (SMM), benchmarking and integration of expense management systems into corporate travel programs.