University agrees new Travel Management Framework Agreement

Published: 2 March 2020

Selective Travel Management will handle both domestic and international travel

The University of Glasgow is delighted to announce the establishment of a new Framework Agreement for the provision of all Travel Management services, with a value of c£10m per annum. 

Following a rigorous tender process, Selective Travel Management has been awarded a single-sourced Agreement for both domestic and international travel. Selective has held the University’s Agreement for international travel for the past four years, therefore the international travel booking requirements will continue as normal. All domestic travel enquiries or booking requirements must be directed to Selective from 6 April 2020. The Agreement is for an initial period of three years fixed term with two x 12-month extension options.

The scope includes services for domestic and international requirements for:

  • Flights
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Conferences
  • Rail
  • Airport transfers

The benefits of the agreement include:

Single-sourced provider for all domestic and international requirements

  • Dedicated team supporting all University enquiries
  • Dedicated in-house ‘out-of-hours’ solution
  • Travel safety and travel emergency event solutions
  • Carbon reduction initiatives
  • Reduced booking fees
  • One booking fee for group bookings for same travel arrangements
  • One booking fee for group bookings for conferences
  • Enhanced access to their Online Self Booking Tool, Profile Suite and Visas
  • Portal online access to their Global Distribution System (GDS) utilising two main platforms Galileo and Amadeus
  • Value for money - improved access to preferential pre-agreed negotiated rates, academic and charity rates, wholesale rates and Government rates.
  • Value for money – access to agreement with two leading UK Rail providers; Trainline and Evolvi
  • Dedicated contact to support all invoice queries

Introduction Sessions:

Introduction meetings have been set up at both the main Campus and Garscube, on Friday, 6 March 2020. These one-hour sessions will consist of an introduction presentation from Selective, with the opportunity for individuals to discuss anything travel related.

If you book travel, we recommend you attend one of these sessions.

Garscube Campus
Seminar Room Seminar Room, Level 3, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, one-hour session:

10:00 – 11:00am

Main Campus
Drawing office in the Rankine Building (room 629), will consist of three one-hour sessions:

13:00 – 14:00pm
14:15 – 15:15pm
15:30 – 16:30pm

Training: Online portal training will be co-ordinated and will be made available to support all Colleges and University services at agreed dates.

First published: 2 March 2020