ATPI Australia, a part of the UK-based The ATPI Group, a travel management and events provider, announced the acquisition of The Travel Authority Group. With a significant presence in Sydney and many established corporate travel clients, according to the announcement, The Travel Authority also has operations in Perth (Western Australia) and on New South Wales’ northern coast. The Travel Authority portfolio includes clients across the marine and energy industries and the leisure and events sector. Ian Sinderson, CEO, ATPI Group, said the acquisition of The Travel Authority “cements our expansion in this region.” With a strong corporate presence in Sydney and the servicing of marine customers in Perth, he said, The Travel Authority team “complements our existing Melbourne and Perth-based operations, as well as bringing additional support and expertise to our team.” The acquisition sees ATPI develop its largest-ever office presence in Sydney, and further expands operations focused on the marine and energy industries in Perth and Fremantle. ATPI Marine & Energy is the dedicated division of the group providing specialist travel solutions to the energy and shipping sectors. The Travel Authority brings additional capacity to service more clients across these complex industries.