WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision 2000 Travel Group, Canada's largest independently owned travel company, has joined the UATP Network as a Merchant and is accepting all UATP cards for payment effective immediately.
"We are thrilled to be adding such an accomplished travel agency to the UATP Network," said Ralph Kaiser, President and CEO, UATP. "Vision 200 Travel Group has taken a step in the right direction to grow their corporate client market share and we look forward to being a part of this process."
"Corporate travel in Canada has quickly soared, increasing the need for us to accept additional forms of payment," said Joel Ostrov, President of the Vision 2000 Travel Group. "Part of our job is to ensure that our clients are given the best price for travel; with UATP this is possible."
UATP is a low-cost payment solution owned and operated by the world's airlines and accepted by thousands of merchants for air, rail, hotel and travel agency payments. UATP offers easy-to-use tools, DataStream(SM) and DataMine(SM) which provide comprehensive data to Issuers and Corporate Subscribers for accurate travel management.
UATP accounts are issued by: Aeromexico; Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK); American Airlines (AAMRQ.PK); Austrian Airlines; China Eastern Airlines (NYSE: CEA); Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL); EL AL Israel Airlines; Etihad Airways; GOL Linhas aereas inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and Bovespa: GOLL4); Hahn Air; Japan Airlines (9201:JP); Malaysia Airlines; Qantas Airways (QUBSF.PK); Shandong Airlines; United Airlines (NYSE: UAL); and US Airways (NYSE: LCC).
About Vision 2000
Vision 2000 is the largest Canadian-owned and operated travel management company, employing nearly 600 travel professionals and processing almost $600 million dollars in annual sales. The company has been providing a full range of corporate, meetings & incentives and leisure travel services from coast to coast to a wide spectrum of Canadian companies since 1953. Vision 2000 is a leading member of Virtuoso, the world's most prestigious travel network, and the Canadian shareholder in RADIUS Global Travel Solutions, one of the world's largest travel management organizations.
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