Technology firm Traveltek to create 200 jobs

Online travel technology specialist Traveltek has announced plans to create 200 new jobs as part of expansion plans.



The group, founded in 1995 by managing director Kenny Picken, is also aiming to deliver a five-fold increase in turnover to £25 million as it opens three new overseas offices.

Traveltek, which counts the likes of Barrhead Travel, Emirates, Flight Centre and Trailfinders among its clients, currently employs almost 100 people and generates turnover of £4.3m.

The majority of its new recruits will be based at its East Kilbride headquarters, with other roles to be create at new offices in Dubai, Sao Paulo and Shanghai. It already has an overseas presence in Miami, Sydney and a development centre in Hyderabad, India.

Picken said: “Growth finance will enable us to build a larger global footprint and create a large number of high quality technology jobs, many of which will be in Scotland,”

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