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first_imgCorporate, leisure and events travel management company Encore Journeys is the latest in a run of new member acquisitions by the Magellan Travel Group, joining on 1 March.Encore Journeys is a Victoria-based agency, which began in March 2013, when directors David Hummerston and Leon Burman returned to the travel industry after the sale of their previous business, etm group.etm group started in 2001, and grew to a staff of approximately 90 people and a sales turnover of $70 million per annum and proudly won NTIA Best Conference & Incentive Travel Agency in 2011 and 2012. Hummerston and Burman decided to return to the travel industry due to the demand of their clients seeking the expertise, creativity, professionalism and service that they had previously experienced at etm. Citing a ‘best fit’ travel group model, they have decided to align Encore Journeys with the Magellan Travel Group.“Encore is coming into a strong growth phase across our whole business so we are excited to be joining Magellan and working with Andrew and the team to maximise the benefits of our membership,” said general manager Kathy Gambell.“Encore Journeys prides itself on delivering hand crafted experiences that inspire and reward our clients and we believe that forging this partnership with Magellan will help us to continue to do this.”Magellan CEO Andrew Macfarlane said “This is a landmark partnership with the Encore Journeys team. Not only is Encore Journeys an extremely high calibre agency with ambitious growth plans, we are also equally pleased to have individuals of the experience and professionalism of David, Leon and Kathy join us and we will welcome their broader contribution to the Group going forward.” Encore JourneysMagellan Travel Grouplast_img

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