Fuel and commercial payments company FLEETCOR has acquired the airline lodging platform Travelliance, FLEETCOR announced in a press release on Thursday (Oct. 3).
Travelliance assists airlines with lodging management by making it easier to manage distraught passengers as well as airline crews and employees. The company handles about eight million overnights each year.
“Travelliance’s solutions and hotel network offer an exciting opportunity to grow our lodging business on a global scale,” said Ron Clarke, chairman and CEO of FLEETCOR. “Their focus on the airline industry is a great complement to our broader corporate travel emphasis.”
The acquisition of Travelliance will boost the size of FLEETCOR’s hotel network and bring solutions to different international markets.
“We are thrilled to join the FLEETCOR team. With FLEETCOR’s scale and resources, Travelliance can provide the full extent of services beyond our client’s expectations,” said Ted Scislowski, CEO of Travelliance. “As a technology leader in the industry, we can now further our technology innovations in ways previously unimaginable.”