• SHAPING THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL

    SHAPING THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL

ABOUT US

ATCORE is a technology Group specialising in software and services for the leisure travel sector.

Travel businesses need an edge in today's highly competitive and rapidly evolving market and ATCORE’s solutions are designed to take your business further in this cost-pressured environment. Our market leading platforms and services combine industry expertise with the solid foundation of shared proven technology for a wide range of business models. 

ATCORE delivers:
  • Experience and understanding of the UK, German and other European markets
  • Track record of major implementations of both component or full suite projects
  • Flexible business models including SaaS or customer owned and managed infrastructure.
Market Leading Technology Platforms
  • Proven scalability for very large volumes
  • Future proof underlying technology platform
  • Flexible component structure to allow operators to choose the most appropriate mix for their business
  • Proven global platform with multi-country distribution components

MEET THE CORE OF OUR BUSINESS

We put our people at the heart of our business. And it’s not hard to see why. ATCORE is a team of talented and dedicated individuals who believe in making a difference in the world of travel. In fact, over 50% of our team has been with ATCORE for over 10 years. It is this drive and passion that inspires us to to deliver market-leading solutions that are second to none.

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Dave Cruickshank

Dave Cruickshank

Chief Executive Officer

Dave joined ATCORE in 2015. With over 10 years in the travel sector, he brings a wealth of strategic, marketing, digital and commercial experience in leading global businesses and innovative start-ups. Dave's strong leadership is complemented by his expertise in developing strategic growth plans, as well as identifying industry trends and customer needs.


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Noel Kelly

Noel Kelly

Chief Financial Officer

Noel joined ATCORE in 2009 and is a qualified chartered accountant. Noel's career has seen him hold a variety of posts at Anite, Northgate Information Solutions, British Gas, GEC Marconi and Thomson Holidays.


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Nigel Beighton

Nigel Beighton

Chief Information Officer

Nigel joined ATCORE in 2018 to help accelerate the strategic growth plan of the ATCORE Group.

Nigel is a successful technology leader with extensive experience of driving the innovation agenda within fast-growing B2B businesses spanning media, technology and travel. His previous roles include Lastminute.com (CTO), Capgemini (Head of Tecnology Consulting), Symantec (CTO), Rackspace and Addison Lee (CTO).


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Mike Wright

Mike Wright

Commercial Director

Mike joined ATCORE in 2001 as Sales Director following an acquisition. He has extensive knowledge of the business requirements of all types of travel organisations across the majority of markets. Mike leads an account management team who manage existing relationships whilst his focus is new clients.


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Francesca Pulleyn

Francesca Pulleyn

Group Marketing Director

With over 10 years in the travel sector, Francesca brings to ATCORE a wealth of strategic brand management, marketing and digital experience.

Fran’s most recent role was as Global Brand Director at IHG (Intercontinental Hotels Group), where she was responsible for the Corporate Brand strategy. Prior to this she has held CRM, Digital and Corporate Marketing roles within the AA, HSBC and BMW. 

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Dr Malkit Chana

Dr Malkit Chana

Managing Director Atcom

Malkit joined ATCORE in 1987 and was instrumental in the development of successful, high volume, business critical solutions for the travel industry. His understanding of complex systems and pragmatic advice is respected by the largest European travel businesses. Malkit leads the ATCORE development teams with a close attention to detail and focus to meet the true business needs of customers.

 

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Carl Morgan

Carl Morgan

Managing Director Tigerbay

With over 13 years experience designing and delivering technology solutions, Carl Morgan has managed systems deployment for over 130 UK tour operators. A true industry one-off, he is able to balance a forensic understanding of the complexities of tour operating with a pragmatic approach to project management.


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NON-EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

David Kelly

David Kelly

Chairman

David has an outstanding track record in leading fast growth businesses from start-ups to global brands.  He is currently Chairman of Simply Business and is Non-Executive Director at Camelot, Trinity Mirror, Holiday Extras and On the Beach. David holds a BA in Computing from Leicester University, with an MBA in Marketing and a PhD in Business Strategy.

 

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Mike Kingswood

Mike Kingswood

Strategic Advisor

Mike led the ATCORE business as CEO from early 2009 until May 2016. Prior to joining he held various executive and senior management roles servicing the local government and healthcare IT sectors. Mike has an MBA from the University of Sheffield.


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Neil Morris

Neil Morris

Non-Executive Director

Neil joined ATCORE as a Non-Executive Director in November 2014. He has extensive knowledge and experience of the UK travel industry, having held senior management positions at some of the UK’s leading travel companies including Thomas Cook, TUI Travel and First Choice. Neil is a qualified accountant.

 

Irina Hemmers

Irina Hemmers

Investment Director

Irina joined Inflexion in 2018 as a Partner focussing on digital, technology and tech-enabled services businesses in Europe.

Before Inflexion, she was a Partner at Apax Partners for 13 years. While at Apax she led digital and media transactions in Europe, North America and China, and was a board director of Auto Trader Group, Trader Corporation, Ascential, and listed Tele2AB. 


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Saloshnee Nightingale

Saloshnee Nightingale

Investment Director

Saloshnee is an Investment Executive in the Inflexion Buyout Team. She is responsible for transaction execution as well as supporting the origination of investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Inflexion, Saloshnee spent six years at Gleacher Shacklock where she gained corporate finance experience, working on a range of deals including the sale of the NEC Group, the acquisition of Phase Eight and the IPO of Nobina.


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INVESTMENT PARTNERS

ATCORE is proudly owned by its management and private equity investment partners Inflexion and LDC.

As our primary investment partner, Inflexion Private Equity is one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses and working with them to improve and grow.  Inflexion has unrivalled experience in the travel and technology sector with relevant businesses such as Reed & Mackay, Scott Dunn and Griffin Global Group; Inflexion also successfully listed On the Beach Group Plc on the London Stock Exchange. 

LDC, which backed the management buyout of the business from Anite in 2014, remains a secondary investment partner.

Inflexion

OUR CUSTOMERS

From large vertically integrated groups to smaller specialist operators, our customers are powered by ATCORE's suite of bespoke solutions - tailored to their needs.

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  • SAGA
  • Superbreaklogo-small
  • ab first choice 2016
  • ac TUI 2016
  • ad frtitidsresor
  • ad thomas-cook
  • ae center-parcs
  • aurinko
  • balkan-holidays
  • beachcomber
  • brightwater
  • caf-american
  • caf-canadian
  • citravel
  • cv-villas
  • firefly
  • fred-olsen
  • fti-group
  • if logo2 hr
  • mark-warner
  • martin-randall
  • neilson
  • olympic-holidays
  • premier-holidays
  • redsea
  • richmond
  • simpson-travel
  • skiworld
  • snow-chateux
  • sunvil
  • travel-editions
  • your-holiday-designers

OUR PARTNERS

We work closely with carefully selected partners and industry bodies, cooperating in both tactical and strategic relationships to fully meet the needs of our customers.

  • experian
  • vmware-pro
  • dekll
  • partner-itt
  • abta
  • virgin
  • cisco
  • oracle
  • zeus
  • partner-tti
  • partner-atas
  • multicom
  • vmware
  • juniper
  • interes
  • partner-drv
  • capscan
  • cogent
  • ibm
  • bt
  • gbgroup

GLOBAL REACH

As we rapidly expand our reach, we power and grow leading travel businesses across the region with the same unrivalled efficiency and dedication – ensuring business impact in today’s competitive world.

ATCORE has customers in Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Finland, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, the US and Canada.