GlobalStar Travel Management Launches VirtualStar by GVN at Their 10th Annual Conference

Jun 06, 2012, 09:16 ET from GlobalStar Travel Management

LONDON, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

At GlobalStar's 10th annual conference held between 23rd and 25th May in Bucharest, Romania visited by over 120 delegates worldwide the company launched its latest addition to the 'Star Suite' of client saving solutions; VirtualStar. The Global Videoconferencing Network (GVN) is providing the backbone of the VirtualStar solution for all current 89 GlobalStar partners. GlobalStar will have access to 3000+ public rooms and further, management of their customers' private videoconferencing rooms.  A key advantage is the ability to help customers in the local language and with respect to the local processes, regulations and culture.

"GVN puts the business traveler first," said Steve Hartwell, President of GlobalStar. "They understand that not all travel can be substituted; yet virtual travel is merely a cost-saving substitute that is best delivered through the existing travel channels. The travel agent is the only point-of-sale which can bring added value and full service to the customer. GlobalStar selected GVN because they are the only player that has thought of all the pieces of the puzzle and put them together in a comprehensive solution."

"We are very proud to be the partner of choice by GlobalStar, for the VirtualStar product," explains Glenn Wastyn, President and CEO of GVN. "GVN connects with strategically-thinking partners in the business travel industry and GlobalStar is one such partner. They are focused on comprehensive, best in class service for their customers today and in the future."

GlobalStar will be exhibiting at BTM ExCel Londen in booth 525. You are invited to visit us for a demo and further explanation.


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.

About Global Videoconferencing Network:

Global Videoconferencing Network (GVN), the virtual airline and headquartered in Belgium, provides an end-to-end videoconferencing solution integrated into the travel industry channels for corporate customers. GVN manages the hardware, financing, service while fully supporting the commercial model and structure of the travel industry. The GVN business goals include deploying 20,000 end points by 2016, exponentially spread over the four deployment years.

SOURCE GlobalStar Travel Management