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The Advantage Travel Partnership adds Blacklane as a preferred partner

14. 6月 2022

Guests working in Blacklane Business Van

Members of the UK’s largest independent travel agent group will promote Blacklane for use by its global business and leisure travel customers

BERLIN – 14 JUNE 2022 - The Advantage Travel Partnership has selected Blacklane as one of its preferred chauffeur suppliers. The agreement provides Advantage’s 600+ leisure travel agent branches and travel management company offices with special offers, dedicated customer support and personal account management. These come on top of Blacklane’s comprehensive travel management tools, 60-second booking process, dedicated agency booking portal, instant booking confirmations, and real-time ride updates shared with agents and advisors.

Members can book Blacklane’s airport transfers, intercity trips, hourly journeys, and event services. The Advantage Travel Partnership is the UK’s largest consortium of independent travel agents. Advantage members generate £4.5 billion in annual travel sales.

“With ancillary sales growing in importance as the travel industry recovers, our members have the opportunity to offer Blacklane to their customers in the UK and around the world,” said Claudia Collins, Partnerships Manager at The Advantage Travel Partnership.

Blacklane serves more than 50 countries around the world, giving travellers:

● Top health and safety standards.

● All-inclusive rates – comprising base fares, taxes, tolls and fees – guaranteed at the time of booking.

● Zero carbon footprint. Blacklane was the first ground transportation service to offset emissions from all rides and business operations. Last year, the company offset all remaining historical emissions to be carbon neutral over its 10-year history.

● Commercially licensed English-speaking chauffeurs.

● Meet-and-greet service, including luggage assistance.

● Real-time flight tracking and adjustment of pickup times when needed.

● 24/7 multilingual customer service.

About Blacklane (blacklane.com) Blacklane’s global chauffeur service brings peace of mind to travellers moving through a fast-paced world. The crew’s dedication to safety, reliability, and smart technology places Blacklane at the forefront of a new era of stress-free travel. The company is carbon-neutral over its entire history, combining a five-star guest experience with care for the planet. Find out more on Blacklane’s mobile apps or website.

Advantage Travel Partnership is the UK’s largest independent travel agent and travel management company partnership, with an annual collective spend of £4.5bn in the UK. Advantage Global Business Travel is its dedicated TMC membership proposition and has 35 of the top 50 TMCs in the UK as members (as published by BTN Europe 2021). The full membership has around 200 UK corporate travel management company (TMC) locations servicing corporate clients, predominantly within the SME market. All of the Advantage Global Business Travel TMC members are independently owned and are experts in every aspect of the travel industry.

Advantage is the majority shareholder in The Advantage Global Network, formerly known as WIN Global Travel Network.