Published on Thursday, July 25, 2013 acquires

Broadening its appeal to the corporate meetings and incentives market, has acquired says its bookings in the corporate group market have doubled over the past year. It now works with 50,000 hotels around the world, processing 2,000 groups a day. brings the company meeting and event venues outside of hotels; its audience  includes catering managers and event venue owners. was owned and operated by The Bellwether Group, which was acquired by Conferon in 2002. helps clients find meetings and events sites through a combination of  technology and a highly experienced staff of professional meeting planners and corporate travel specialists, the company says, and provides customized hotel and meetings travel programs for corporations and associations.

In addition to corporations and government agencies, its clients include the National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), the National Football League (NFL), the National Hockey League (NHL), and the Professional Bull Riders (PBR).

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The recent insolvency of Low Cost Travel Group, one of the large players in the travel industry had a big impact on the travelers, hotels and all related players from both wholesale & retail arms. There were about 27,000 people on a holiday who had booked through the company comprised of a €200 million wholesale arm and €500 million OTA / retail arm.