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Published on : Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Collinson Group has declared a new partnership with Traveltech Lab, the renowned travel technology incubator. Traveltech Lab is a global hub for innovation in the field of tourism and hospitality sector as well as travel that connects start-up firms with established industry leaders.
This partnership offers Collinson Group and its clients access to a wide network of travel technology start-ups.
This company ushers in commercial and insight knowledge thanks to its plus-25 years experience of consumer travel behavior and programs with other brands including American Express, VISA, MasterCard, InterCotinental Hotels Group, Cathay Pacific and British Airways.
The three-year agreement would see Traveltech Lab and Collinson Group arranging pitch evenings for start-up firms looking for commercial support in the areas of interest to Collinson Group and its clients and also hosting a ‘Future of Travel Technology’ seminar.
Collinson Group flaunts of an interesting history of innovation in the field of travel after it introduced Priority Pass that is the first airport lounge membership program of the world.
It has been the very first company to sell travel insurance directly to the UK consumers and to introduce travel insurance kiosks at airports through Columbus Insurance. Collinson Group has also pioneered new loyalty programs and earning and also redemption platforms for hotels and airlines. Of late, this company has also launched the world’s first digitally delivered, real-time travel assistance service that comprises offering lounge access for travellers confronting delays at airports all across the world.
Collinson Group would be collaborating with Traveltech Lab start-ups with an aim to identify and nurture a brand new generation of innovative travel services and products, building on its existent relationships and products. Through this partnership, the start-ups of Traveltech would be able to gain access to a few of the experts of the industry behind these established services and products enabling them to bring new propositions to market across different sectors like insurance, banks, hotel operators, airliners and card networks.
Gordon Innes, the CEO of London & Partners stated that Collinson Group is a wonderfully well-connected in the industry and has constantly strived to develop new innovations to upgrade travel experiences.
Founder of the Trampery, Charles Armstrong has said that London is a unique destination for travellers and also a global hub for technology development and investment. This agreement with Collinson Group would strengthen the group of the experienced Traveltech Lab partners who have been nurturing the next Citymapper.