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Dedicated Corporate Banking Services for Travel Industry


Our dedicated Travel team is committed to your sector, and to working closely and proactively with you to achieve your business objectives.

We understand the varying demands of this continually evolving sector and our strong relationships with industry membership, trade and regulatory bodies enables us to help to shape the industry.

As one of our Travel clients, we can also offer you:

  • valuable contacts through our relationships with regulatory authorities and governing bodies
  • regular networking opportunities and industry events, such as the annual Barclays Travel Forum
  • in-depth analysis of Travel sector trends from our in-house research team
  • industry-specific credit teams that understand travel industry corporate banking
  • world-class currency and hedging structuring and advice

What we can offer

Through our close working relationships with the other Hospitality and Leisure teams, our Relationship Directors can help you to identify potential new business opportunities. It’s just one of the ways that we work proactively to support your business.

With Barclays, your business can benefit from day-to-day banking support through to corporate planning. Our Relationship Directors can also offer you travel sector corporate finance drawn from across Barclays, including:

Bonds, Guarantees and Indemnities

Demonstrate your financial credibility and tender competitively for business with bonds and guarantees issued by Barclays.

Cash Management

Optimise your working capital with products that enable you to efficiently manage funds, payments and collections.

Debt Capital Markets

Origination and structuring of fixed income securities to meet specific needs.

Foreign Exchange

Reduce the risk of the exchange rate volatility and benefit from our sector professionals who can offer you products that meet your FX requirements.

Interest Rates

Manage your exposure and sensitivity to interest rate movements with our range of hedging strategies.

Sterling and Currency Deposits

Manage your working capital and surplus fund strategy efficiently with our expert support and wide selection of deposits.

You can benefit from our close working relationship with Barclaycard. We’re regularly involved in the development of new products to ensure the changing needs of your business are met, i.e. for card acquiring.

We can also offer you products particularly suited to your sector, such as specialist acquisition lines, lending structures and merchant acquiring, as well as sector-specific treasury and operational services.

Contact our Travel team

Mike Saul – Head of Hospitality and Leisure

Mike Saul - Head of Hospitality and Leisure

Mike is head of the Barclays UK-based Hospitality and Leisure Team. With over 30 years of experience, he and his team support a wide-ranging client base with their dedicated specialist approach, industry knowledge, and sector-specific products and services.

To find out what our Travel team can do for your business, email Mike or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

How can we help?

To discuss switching to Corporate Banking at Barclays, call us on: 0800 015 4242 *