The Tour Division Limited, one of the UK’s leading music travel specialists, has joined the Tzell Travel Group in the UK. Specializing in tour logistics for major music acts, The Tour Division Limited consists of founder and Managing Director Brian Locke, Ingrid Klitsie and Abigail Dillon.
“Tzell continues to successfully develop the Independent Agent concept within our UK operation,” noted Barry Whittaker, Managing Director for Tzell UK. “We are extremely proud to have The Tour Division join the Tzell family. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience within the music travel industry and, like Tzell, they are highly regarded and respected within the world of travel and entertainment.”
Locke first established The Tour Division in 2011. Locke honed his music industry expertise working with Sanctuary Artist Management, where he was responsible for all travel logistics for its entire stable of managed artists from 1998 through 2006. He then established himself as a music travel specialist, overseeing all travel components of tours for many internationally renowned touring clients.
“We are delighted to have joined the Tzell UK team,” Locke said. “By pooling our resources we are able to provide our clients with an even more efficient and cost effective service, worldwide.”
With annual sales exceeding US $1 billion in 2010, Tzell Travel Group – as part of Travel Leaders Group – is currently ranked first among the largest corporate travel management companies in the United States. Tzell UK, which maintains its European headquarters in London, is ranked within the top 50 leading UK travel management companies.