Travel Leaders Group Acquires YES

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Travel Leaders Group has acquired Halifax, UK-based YES (Your Event Solutions), a MICE business with global meetings and event expertise.

The addition of YES complements Travel Leaders Group’s growing presence in the meetings and incentive marketplace, the company said, and will provide both firms with additional geographic reach and meetings expertise.

A full-service event provider, YES provides a range of corporate event solutions from individually-tailored venue sourcing, meetings and training events to executive conferences, large-scale exhibitions, product launch events and incentive travel programs in all locations globally. The firm also assists in client outsource planning for annual meetings, calendar training programs and fulfillment.  Sue Gill, founder and Chief Executive Officer of YES, will remain in her current leadership role. YES will retain its brand and no major operating changes are anticipated at the company.

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With an estimated $20 billion in annual gross travel volume worldwide, Travel Leaders Group is one of the fastest-growing travel retail companies and service providers in North America and the United Kingdom.

YES (Your Event Solutions) is an award-winning MICE agency with teams in London, Yorkshire, Switzerland, France, Eastern Europe, Brazil and the Middle East.

Travel Leaders Group’s network and reach will provide YES with new opportunities and new capabilities in serving its clientele.

A key focus for Travel Leaders Group, which consistently ranks as one of the top travel companies in U.S., has been to expand its MICE business.

YES has been recognized for its work in Meetings, Incentive Travel and Conferences. The YES team manages meetings and events for top FTSE100 and NYSE companies globally with bespoke MICE solutions in: Pharmaceutical, Technology, Health & Beauty, Manufacturing, Financial, Retail and Telecommunications.

Travel Leaders U.K. portfolio will now include YES, Barrhead Travel, Colletts Travel, Protravel International U.K. and Tzell U.K. and ALTOUR, which are among the U.K.’s leading travel companies.

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