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Helloworld-owned business wins major government contract

QBT Limited, a Helloworld owned business, has taken out a new contract with the South Australian government, appointing them as sole travel management provider for up to 43 government agencies.

The arrangement, which kicks off on the 1st of February 2019 and is effective for three years, includes end-to-end travel management services, access to QBT’s online booking portal, state-of-the-art business intelligence reporting, offline booking services and 24/7 in-house support for all travellers.

QBT currently provides travel management services to the Whole of Australian Government, the ACT Government and the Northern Territory Government and is looking forward to welcoming the South Australian Government into the important QBT Government portfolio.

CEO and Managing Director of Helloworld Travel Limited Andrew Burnes said the company is delighted by the addition fo the South Australian Government to the expanding number of significant clients within our QBT business.

“Our service offerings, provided by the outstanding teams we have across Australia including Adelaide combined with our technology suite provide excellent outcomes for our customers,” he said.

“Put that together with our client transparency and the commercial offerings that come from being part of the broader $6+ billion Helloworld Travel business and we are seeing increasing demand for our TMC offerings in both Australia and in New Zealand.”

QBT Group General Manager, Nick Sutherland said, “The South Australian Government tender was a rigorous and professional process which allowed QBT to demonstrate our service expertise and the advanced digital and personal service we offer our customers.”

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