GIMA Partner launches Travel Booking Service

BSA Buying Group, partner of GIMA for overhead cost reduction, is delighted to announce the launch of its 20th overhead cost category, Travel Booking. It has negotiated discounts which now make travel booking economically viable for even the smallest of companies.
Thanks to the buying power of BSA Buying Group, exclusive discounted rates have been negotiated for GIMA Members. The offering includes discounts off hotels, exclusive fares and specialist support for your business travel requirements, as well as access to an online booking tool for all your travel needs. Joining BSA Buying Group means you can get to grips with your company’s travel procurement and save both time and money.
BSA are pleased to be working with award winning Travel Management Company, Business Travel Direct (BTD), to provide you with the strategic management of safe, cost-effective travel. Having been established since 1970, Business Travel Direct are widely recognised in the industry for their personal approach to corporate travel and expenses, and their wealth of time saving, cost effective booking tools.

What benefits do GIMA Members enjoy through using the Travel Booking Service?

  • Price Match Guarantee – if you find a better rate on the internet within 30 mins of booking, BTD will price match it.
  • Negotiated air fares and hotel rates
  • Average Return of Investment of 30%
  • Highlighting tools – using their connections to build relationships with preferred suppliers, driving down costs
  • Innovative fare-searching technology
  • A database of over 200,000 hotels and all major airlines
  • Delivering online adoption
  • Purchasing power and offline expertise
  • A strategic business plan tied to your objectives

Says Matt Roper, CEO of BSA Buying Group, “We’ve been wanting to help GIMA Members to book their business travel in a way that saved them time and money, but had struggled to find the right travel management company who shared our long term vision of bring genuine value to the marketplace. But that search is now over as we’ve exclusively negotiated for GIMA Members significant discounts with one of the most highly respected travel brokers in the UK.”

Special Prize Draw:  2 return tickets on Eurostar to Brussels
To celebrate the launch of this new service, we have a prize draw open to all companies who open a travel booking account through BSA Buying Group before the end of July 2015. One lucky person will win 2 return tickets on Eurostar to the beautiful city of Brussels (going out standard, returning standard premier).

To gain control and save money on your business travel – both within the UK and overseas, simply call BSA on 0845 555 3344 quoting GIMA and they’ll direct you.