Rennies BCD Travel is Africa’s leading corporate and online travel management company. Head quartered in South Africa and wholly owned by Bidvest, our core business is to provide strategic travel management services to the global corporate market. Our solution blends the expertise of our consultants with intuitive technology to deliver a personalised service and streamline the travel experience for businesses and travellers. Our technology innovation, payment solutions and consultative expertise offers our clients and their traveller’s best-in-class service, program savings, data insights, and innovative technology on a global scale.

We are also part of the BCD Travel global network. For travellers, this means keeping them safe and productive, and equipping them to make good choices on the road. For travel and procurement managers, it means advising them on how to grow the value of their travel program. In short, we help our clients travel smart and achieve more. We make this happen in 109 countries with almost 13,500 creative, committed and experienced people.

JohannesburgCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 479
East LondonCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 796
Port ElizabethCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 785
DurbanCorporateCommunications@renniestravel.com0861 777 784
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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


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


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.


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

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


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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