Globe Business Travel - The Netherlands, Joins GlobalStar Travel Management

Jan 19, 2010, 10:41 ET from GlobalStar Travel Management

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, January 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Business Travel, one of the leading business travel agencies in the Netherlands, is the new exclusive partner of GlobalStar Travel Management from the 1st of January 2010.

Globe Business Travel is part of the OAD Group which is the 2nd largest travel organization in the Netherlands with a combined turnover of over 1.1 billion euro. The company is fully independent and privately owned by the Ter Haar family.

Globe Business Travel was established in the year 1970 and currently has 8 offices throughout the Netherlands. Globe Business Travel is known for its high quality of personal service in the Dutch market.

General Manager Mrs. Birgit Puntman commented; "Over recent years we have experienced more clients asking us for a Multinational Travel solution, but only if we could maintain the quality of personalized services and avoiding call centre configurations. The GlobalStar Network is able to provide these solutions with the best national choice worldwide so for us the decision to join GlobalStar was simple. Combined with the strength of OAD group we believe that we can deliver a truly enhanced travel management solution with that specific personal touch we are known for".

GlobalStar's Director of Partner Recruitment Mark van Iersel stated; "After ATP leaving GlobalStar we had to move quickly in the Netherlands due to several client requests for a more personalized and client focused travel management solution. We are proud that we have managed to recruit one of the finest companies in corporate travel in the Netherlands".

Globe Business Travel / OAD group has significantly increased GlobalStar's market share and turnover compared to a year ago.

About GlobalStar Travel Management:

GlobalStar is a worldwide travel management company owned and managed by local entrepreneurs. Over 75 market leading enterprises, representing over US$5 billion in sales, combine their local expertise, strength and commitment to deliver cohesive, multinational solutions through an innovative technology platform.

SOURCE GlobalStar Travel Management