Traveleads named official travel partner for major energy industry event

Energy Voice | January 16, 2020

Traveleads named official travel partner for major energy industry event
Traveleads, which last year opened an office in Aberdeen to support a growing energy client base, is the recommended travel company for travelling delegates attending the event at P&J Live in the summer. With more than 1000 expected delegates attending from across the UK and around the world, Traveleads will provide the EIC team and visitors with dedicated travel management support. Group Sales Director, Sally Cassidy said: “We are thrilled to partner with leading trade association EIC and are looking forward to building this relationship within the energy sector.  Traveleads has been in business for 49 years and we bring a wealth of corporate business travel experience and expertise which EEC attending delegates are sure to benefit from.

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The hospitality sector is one of the key drivers of the European economy, both in terms of employment as well as of direct contribution to the economy (close to 5% of GDP*). Indeed, the hospitality industry alone created 1,6 million new jobs between 2013 and 2016 taking its workforce from 10,3 million employees to 11,9 million, while the number of enterprises raised from 1,82 to almost 2 million. Together with tourism, the hospitality sector is the 3rd largest socio-economic activity in the EU.

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The hospitality sector is one of the key drivers of the European economy, both in terms of employment as well as of direct contribution to the economy (close to 5% of GDP*). Indeed, the hospitality industry alone created 1,6 million new jobs between 2013 and 2016 taking its workforce from 10,3 million employees to 11,9 million, while the number of enterprises raised from 1,82 to almost 2 million. Together with tourism, the hospitality sector is the 3rd largest socio-economic activity in the EU.