Portman Travel

Corporate clients are provided with a range of travel-management solutions by this company. Founded in 1959 and built through a series of acquisitions, including Fleet Street Travel in 2008, Portman Travel has 17 offices in Britain, plus operations in Ireland and Amsterdam. It is a founding shareholder of Radius, a worldwide network of travel-management firms that has offices in 3,300 locations. Vision Capital bought a majority stake in Portman for an undisclosed sum in 2006 and sales reached £256.7m in 2010 under chief executive Michael Hare.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank130
CompanyPortman Travel
ActivityTravel services provider
LocationSouthwest London
Sales £m256.7
Operating profit £m3.4
Main shareholdersVision Capital (72%), management (28%)
Staff476
Founded1959
Websitewww.portmantravel.co.uk

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