LONDON, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
We are pleased to announce that two new partners in Sweden have joined GlobalStar since the 1st of May 2012. GlobalStar TravelNet Sweden is represented in 3 locations in Sweden, from Malmö in the south to Umeå in the north. Both TravelNet partners (Foretagsresor and Koch & Ljungberg) have been servicing corporate clients since 1996 and will combine local knowledge with global solutions to guarantee service levels, consolidated reporting and competitive rates and agreements in the Swedish market.
Ms. Minna Widested, Business Development Manager from Foretagsresor, comments: "With this strategic move into a global consortium we will be able to offer multinational and global clients consolidated travel purchasing and travel management solutions. GlobalStar provides a proven and pragmatic approach with all components needed to give our clients a better overview and control of travel costs. Through the GlobalStar innovative system solutions such as FareStar we will access fares throughout the world and this will drive cost savings for our clients. DataStar will secure a comprehensive reporting tool and in today's world of unexpected events a travel tracking and assistance system such as SecureStar is essential."
Jan Ljungberg, Managing Director Koch & Ljungberg: "This is an exciting as well as logical step in the development of both Koch & Ljungberg and Foretagsresor. I am convinced that our concept, based on a high service level, will be equally successfully on the international arena as it is in the Swedish market. We are delighted to be members of the GlobalStar family."
Commenting on behalf of GlobalStar; Mark van Iersel, Director Marketing and Partner Recruitment, says "We are very excited to have two key players from the TravelNet group on board now and we aim to add more independent TN partners in the near future."
In an ever-changing and complex world it is instrumental for corporations to partner with a travel management company who will deliver international solutions and local knowledge in a successful combination.
About GlobalStar Travel Management:
GlobalStar is a worldwide travel management company owned and managed by local entrepreneurs. Over 85 market leading enterprises, representing over US$13 billion in sales, combine their local expertise, strength and commitment to deliver cohesive, multinational travel management solutions through an innovative technology platform.
SOURCE GlobalStar Travel Management