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About Us

A technology-led travel sector specialist

We are the parent company of Elegant Resorts, and Clarity, both of which were acquired from Thomas Cook PLC in 2014. Subsequent acquisitions by PTG have been; the TMC Portman Travel in November 2016; the TMC Ian Allan Travel in May 2019, and the Luxury B2B Tour Operator If Only in November 2019.

The group currently employs over 770 people and has a turnover of more than £550 million.

A portfolio of complementary travel companies

Based in the UK, Portman Travel Group is a technology-led travel sector specialist, with a portfolio of complementary travel companies. We specialise in acquiring and building global travel brands.. to build the what’s next in travel.

The Group has 3 divisions: Luxury Travel, Business travel and Sports Travel, with a number of businesses operating in each division.

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Top 10 TMC

Clarity is a Top 10 UK TMC, with offices in England, Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands.
Business Travel

UK's leader

Elegant Resorts is the UK’s leading Luxury Tour Operator, with offices in Chester, Dubai and Barbados.
Luxury Leisure

Travel agent exclusive

If Only is the UK’s leading B2B Luxury Tour Operator, with an office in Glasgow, we sell exclusively to Travel Agents.
Luxury Leisure

Setting a global standard

Destination Sport set the global standard in sports travel, with a uniquely holistic approach to their partners that has not been seen before.
Sports Travel
Elegant Resorts and If Only

Luxury Travel

Our two brands specialise in highly bespoke travel for consumers and businesses.

Elegant Resorts and If Only. 

For over 30 years Elegant resorts have been a leading luxury travel operator for the UK and Ireland covering B2B and B2C.

If Only, the UK’s leading, and multi-award-winning B2B Luxury Tour Operator, provides bespoke holidays and tours to some of the most breathtaking destinations worldwide.

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Business Travel

Clarity is one of the top ten tech-enabled global travel management companies, as the business travel experts, they have a balanced portfolio of private and government businesses.

Brighter Events is a full-service events agency who have been working with some of the world’s leading organisations and enabling the best-known brands to shine for over 10 years.

Destination sport

Sports Travel

Destination Sport. Taking clients further.

The Destination Sport Group sets the global standards in sports travel, with 5 market-leading companies:

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Building travel brands for the future

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Portman Travel Group has an active acquisition programme and is looking to invest for the long-term in travel businesses in the Luxury, Sport and Corporate Travel sectors, as well as in complementary Travel Technology businesses.