The XL Travel Group is a leading travel consortium with a membership base of 150 prominent travel agencies spread across Southern Africa.
Due to its size and influence (annual sales exceeding R2.5 billion –USD 200 million) the XL Travel Group plays a pivotal and prominent role within the South African Travel and Tourism Industry, having the ability to maximise procurement benefits with major suppliers within the airline, hotel, car rental, inbound, and tour operating industries.
Members of the XL Group are therefore able to extend a wide range of cost-saving benefits to their clientele through some 900 highly trained travel counselors.
The strength of the XL Travel Group lies in its diversity, entrepreneurial spirit of its owner-managed agencies and travel management companies. This expertise ensures that the Group's procurement benefits, integrated with the entrepreneurial flair of its owner managed operations, provides both the leisure and corporate clients with the very best in service delivery and price.
The need to diversify and specialise in a changing environment is reflected in many agencies becoming specialists in travel management, cruising, destination and leisure travel, event management, trade fairs and conferencing. The group also has specialist agencies in inbound travel.
The diversity of the XL membership incorporates several of South Africa's largest and most respected leisure and travel management agencies.