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Portman announced as double winner at the 2016 Business Travel Awards

Portman won two of the major categories at the prestigious annual Business Travel Awards ceremony on Monday 18th January 2016 held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. 

Judged by a panel of travel buyers and travel journalists and recognised as the most important event in the UK’s business travel calendar, Portman collected their awards for the “Best Travel Management Company” (with over £200m annual sales) and for “Best Technology Product” for their innovative and market leading travel platform, PortmanOne.

The judges commented on Portman’s winning entry for the Best Travel Technology Product: “This product is a genuine game changer. It has great global reach for air fares and hotel rates, has received very impressive customer testimonials and is the perfect product for buying business travel, ideal for SMEs”

On winning the best Travel Management Company (over £200m UK sales annually) the judges commented “Portman Travel is an ambitious company with one of the best staff training programmes in the business. Its latest technology offering had strengthened its position, and coupled to a great CSR programme, it was a deserving winner.”

Steve Allen, Portman’s CEO said: “I am proud to lead a company that is recognised by the industry for our innovative technology and excellence in service delivery. The awards are the highest accolade we can achieve in business travel management and a fantastic acknowledgement of the professionalism and service delivered by all of our great staff.