Hornblower Group buys Australia’s Journey Beyond
Hornblower Group announced it has acquired Australian travel group Journey Beyond.
Adelaide-based Journey Beyond owns 13 Australian travel and transport brands operating throughout Australia.
It comprises trains, marine vessels, 4WD touring vehicles, luxury camps and lodges, and aircraft.
It includes The Ghan cross-country rail service.
“As two organisations with expertise in the experiential travel space, Journey Beyond aligns perfectly within our business strategy. We look forward to growing the business operations the Journey Beyond team has built as the premiere experiential travel company in Australia,” said Kevin Rabbitt, CEO, Hornblower Group.
The deal is thought to be valued at about $600 million.
Journey Beyond joins US-based Hornblower’s portfolio which includes overnight cruises, land experiences and ferry and transportation services across 111 countries.