Hillgate Travel - United Kingdom Joins GlobalStar Travel Management

Oct 01, 2009, 09:16 ET from GlobalStar Travel Management

LONDON, October 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillgate Travel, founded in 1983 currently with three locations in the United Kingdom and HQ in London joins GlobalStar Travel Management from the 1st of October. Hillgate Travel with over 200 Million USD annual turnover and 185 employees is known in the UK market for their high-quality service and unique proprietary technology. Hillgate Travel is connected to the Sabre GDS and holds an excellent reputation on the Meetings and Incentive market next to Corporate Travel. The company has signed up for the highest tier level membership in the UK and will therefore become a steering factor in the GlobalStar organization.

Hillgate's Chairman and CEO Jeremy Bull comments; "We are excited to finally being able to put together a true multinational Travel Management solution for our clients through GlobalStar. We believe in a personal high-end service and smart financial solutions to our customers and are truly different compared to the Mega agencies. We believe that the proposition of the GlobalStar organization fits our needs perfectly and are proud to join this established and constantly growing network of independent travel management companies."

GlobalStar's President Steve Hartwell stated; "After Chambers Travel Management joining GlobalStar in August having a second partner in the United Kingdom with a top 10 presence provides our partner immense extra networking opportunities. Hillgate Travel is strong in financial services and the legal sector as are several of our current partners which will result in a stronger proposition of GlobalStar Travel Management in the Industry as a whole."

"To say that we are thrilled to have Hillgate onboard with us now is an understatement," said Peter Klebanow GlobalStar's Worldwide Chairman "We've had our eye on them for some time now, you know, it's quite enviable what they have been able to accomplish in their market and we are excited to put Hillgate on our global platform. GlobalStar's combined solution now in the United Kingdom is going to be nothing short of game changing."

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. http://www.globalstartravel.com

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