Creates combined agency with CY19 TTV of $49 million in corporate, leisure and group travel.
Uniglobe Carefree Travel Limited has agreed to acquire Uniglobe LGI Travel (LGI), one of the largest agencies in Uniglobe Travel Western Canada effective immediately, in a move to create a Western Canada powerhouse agency with strong holds in corporate, leisure and group travel.
Founded in 1989, Uniglobe Carefree Travel is a leading travel agency headquartered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan with strong local, provincial, and regional presence in the corporate and leisure travel markets. This acquisition of Uniglobe LGI Travel will add significant leisure and group travel business from British Columbia and Alberta under the Uniglobe Carefree Travel brand.
Jamie Milton, Managing Partner of Uniglobe Carefree Travel said, “Strong cultural alignment is a major factor of this acquisition, allowing us to position ourselves quickly for growth when our industry rebounds. This acquisition also reaffirms our commitment to our valued clients, staff and travel partners to continue offering value, stability and dependability. We are truly excited to see what the future has in store.”
Irv Wight, President of Uniglobe Travel Western Canada said, “Uniglobe Travel recently celebrated its 40th anniversary in the industry and we are very pleased to see two of our largest and long-term franchisees combine forces under Jamie’s strong leadership. Jamie has been pivotal in leading our Franchise Owners Association and she has received many sales and achievement accolades over the years. She and her experienced management team have our full support.”
For media inquiries contact: Jamie Milton, Managing Partner, Uniglobe Carefree Travel, firstname.lastname@example.org or (306) 934-3400.