VALUE PROPOSITION

HRG Rennies Travel South Africa is a world-class travel brand. The company network extends to over 120 countries worldwide through a global alliance with the Hogg Robinson Group. HRG Rennies Travel is a continuously evolving entity and this is evident in the positive changes that take place on an ongoing basis, always seeking to ensure alignment with client objectives so that partnerships are sustainable. A core strategy at HRG Rennies Travel is to understand the challenges that face clients − it is through a consultative process that solutions are created and opportunities are maximized. Bronwyn Philipps, the company Managing Director believes it is this flexibility and continued focus on innovation that ensures delivery of long-term benefits to all the company’s stakeholders for many years to come.

HRG Rennies Travel provides professional travel management services to a wide range of prestigious national and international companies. The company offers service solutions that address multiple business needs at many levels – that is done through a combination of industry leading technology, exceptional supplier relationships and by investing significant effort and resources in the development of its people, who make it possible.

HRG Rennies Travel consistently retains existing clients through the re-tender process and this bears testimony to their ability to provide a competitive commercial offering and service excellence, delivered through workable and reliable travel solutions to the market.

Johannesburg CorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 479http://www.renniestravel.com
East LondonCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 796http://www.renniestravel.com
Port ElizabethCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 785http://www.renniestravel.com
DurbanCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 784http://www.renniestravel.com
Richards BayCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com+27 35 789 0933http://www.renniestravel.com
Cape TownCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 795http://www.renniestravel.com
StellenboschCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com+27 21 861 2400/1/7http://www.renniestravel.com
STATISTICS / DEMOGRAPHICS / HISTORY

Year founded: 1954
Employees: 744
Branches: 54
Trade affiliations: IATA, ASATA, SATSA,SAACI
Memberships: IATA, ASATA, SAACI
Strategic partnerships: Hogg Robinson Group (HRG), which operates in over 120 countries

CONTRACTS & AWARDS

Industrial standards: IATA and ASATA
Recent awards: Various PMR Africa Awards, Finalist in Topco Media’s 8th Annual Top Women Awards

TRAINING & CSI

Trianing: Internal and external study bursaries − since the inception of the programme, the company have thus far hosted 30 learners (26 unemployed, and 4 employed), and have employed 23 of them on a permanent basis. Five bursaries have been awarded in the financial year 2011/12.

CSI initiatives: The philosophy behind HRG Rennies Travel SED is it should not be a programme simply of investment, but a programme of involvement and interaction with disadvantaged communities. Hence, each region/ branch is encouraged to become involved in community projects of its own. This includes support of Rally to Read, Food and Trees for Africa, and Wings and Wishes, among others.

EMPOWERMENT STATUS

Black Empowerment Level:
shareholding: 25.1%-50% /
executive directors/senior management: 42%

Gender Empowerment Level:
female executives: >25.1%-50%

FAST FACTS

1. Headquartered in South Africa and with representation across Africa through a global partnership with Hogg Robinson Group
2. 100% owned by Bidvest, the brand is proven and trustworthy
3. Currently service a customer base of almost 3 000 clients
4. Operate over 40 in – house travel offices for clients across South Africa
5. Training spend over R1.5 – million per annum

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