About Us

UNIGLOBE British Isles (BI) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) is a specialist corporate travel company. Through our network of member agencies, we provide a range of travel services to small and medium sized enterprises (SME) throughout the British Isles, Europe, Middle East and Africa. As a region of UNIGLOBE Travel International, we have full access to UNIGLOBE’s contact network, service standards and advanced booking systems.

We pride ourselves on our high-quality customer service that directly addresses the needs of your business. We support our member agencies to better understand your corporate travel requirements, offering you superior value for money compared to many online travel agencies (OTAs) and non-specialist providers.

A corporate travel agency to suit your business

UNIGLOBE is a well-recognised travel company with an established relationship network of hotels, car hire and airline contacts throughout the world. This enables us to arrange your business trips entirely on your terms. We can secure you the best deals and save money on your corporate travel arrangements.

From our regional headquarters in London, we manage the fastest growing region of UNIGLOBE Travel International, with an annual turnover in excess of USD 1 billion.

Company background

UNIGLOBE British Isles and EMEA, founded in 1991 by Gary Charlwood, Chairman & CEO of UNIGLOBE Travel International, operates under the leadership of Derek Hearl-Maunder, is well-recognised industry and consumer brand in the Region. UNIGLOBE British Isles and EMEA offers cost effective value-added products and superior services to its corporate and also leisure customers through its very reliable and highly capable UNIGLOBE Member Agencies and Global Partners.

Our many decades of experience, as a global leader in the ever-changing world of business travel enabled us to continuously deliver inimitable and exceptional benefits to our customers.

UNIGLOBE Travel International

UNIGLOBE Travel International is the world’s leading  global business travel agency, with services exclusively for small and medium sized businesses.

Set up in 1980 in Vancouver, Canada, UNIGLOBE now serves SMEs around the world through its network of  700 UNIGLOBE Member Agencies and Global Partners – including UNIGLOBE BI & EMEA. The group has a global annual turnover of US $5 billion.

Our Vision

We strive to be the best that we can be, with integrity, initiative and dependability. That is the UNIGLOBE Way!

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to be the leading and most dependable Travel Management Company in the region that sets the standard for professionalism and reliability to our customers.

Local Knowledge, Global Service

In partnership with our UNIGLOBE member agencies, we are proud to serve business customers across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This gives us global reach and oversight, with a powerful, well-respected brand. We offer local expertise and accountability, having thorough working knowledge of the needs of European businesses.

Your gateway to affordable business travel

Wherever your business takes you in the world, at UNIGLOBE BI & EMEA we can get you there on time and on budget. Our flexible, competitively priced travel management services make us the ideal corporate travel partner. Rooted in local dependability and an entrepreneurial spirit, our member agencies specialise in serving the unique needs of small and medium sized enterprises doing business overseas.

Our Core Values

Together we embrace challenges, find solutions and forge success for all our customers.

We deliver on our promises and are responsive to our customers whenever they are in need of support, advice, problem resolution, or emergency assistance.

We encourage open, positive and effective communication between our Global Partners, with other UNIGLOBE Member Agencies, and with our customers.

Integrity & Respect

We respect the individual, whether customer or colleague, and approach all interactions with honesty and transparency.