News

Dnata Acquires Travel Republic

Dnata Acquires Travel Republic

Dubai-based Dnata has acquired a majority stake in Travel Republic, the largest privately owned online travel agency in the UK. The acquisition represents one of Dnata’s biggest business transactions in the company’s 52-year history. The business will continue under the Travel Republic branding.

Travel Republic offers 120,000 hotels, and flights with some 100 airlines to 650 destinations worldwide. The business provides its website in an increasing range of languages and helps over two million customers a year with their holiday plans. The company has recently launched sites in Ireland, Spain and Italy and with further expansion plans across the rest of Europe, Travel Republic is on target to become one of the largest travel companies in the European region.

Travel Republic recorded an increase of over 40% in its annual turnover for 2011 to over £400 million. Dnata said: “We will use the strength of our global travel network to expand on this further by offering a broader range of destinations while maintaining the same price competitive and high-quality customer experience.”

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

More in News

Visiting Japan in Lap of Luxury with Finnair

Fergal McAlindenJune 18, 2019

Wendy Wu Tours Showcases Wonders of Japan

Fergal McAlindenJune 18, 2019

TTM+ 2019 at Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya, Thailand

Michael FloodJune 17, 2019

Aer Lingus Celebrates with Up to 20% Off Flights

Michael FloodJune 17, 2019

Marriott International Officially Opens Aloft Dublin City

Neil SteedmanJune 17, 2019

Hertz Launches My Hertz Weekend Car Rental Subscription Service in Italy

Neil SteedmanJune 16, 2019

Children Go Free with Stena Line to Britain

Neil SteedmanJune 14, 2019

Airbnb Launches New Adventures Product

Neil SteedmanJune 14, 2019

Ryanair to Acquire Malta Air Operator Certificate with Purchase of Malta Air

Neil SteedmanJune 13, 2019

Copyright © 2019 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland