The travel management company reported a 5% increase in transactions compared with the first six months of 2010. Overall sales volume last year for the firm's wholly-owned operations and joint ventures totalled $24.3 billion. Asia-Pacific sales volume increased by 18%, followed by Latin America (12%), North America (11%) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (9%). UK sales increased by 12% in the first half of 2011 compared to the same period last year, generating total traffic of more than £617 million. Get the full story at Travel Weekly UK