New Partners in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar for GlobalStar Travel Management

Mar 22, 2010, 09:20 ET from GlobalStar Travel Management

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, March 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalStar Travel Management - the worldwide travel management company known for its multinational travel management solutions announces the addition of two new partners to its network; ANTA Travel in the United Arab Emirates and Al Bateel Travel in Qatar.

With these latest additions GlobalStar continues growing its presence in the Middle East region after the addition of Dadabhai Travel in Bahrain and Travel Point LLC in Oman in Q4 of 2009.

ANTA Travel is one of the leading Travel Management Companies in the United Arab Emirates with a consolidated annual turnover of USD206 Million. Established in 1976 ANTA employs 220 staff and is a subsidiary of the well known USD6 Billion ETA Ascon & Star/Al Ghurair Conglomerate in Dubai. ANTA focuses specifically on Corporate Travel and has a dedicated Marine Travel department and also holds the GSA representation for over 10 airlines in Dubai.

Mr. Kumar Jagadeesan, General Manager of ANTA comments; "We are enthusiastic of being able to compile a true multinational Travel Management solution for our clients through GlobalStar and are proud to join this established and constantly growing network of independent travel management companies. One of the many GlobalStar Partner Benefits; true global air fares content sourcing via GlobalStar's FareStar technology was vital to our decision".

Al Bateel Travel in Qatar was established in the year 2007, a relatively new player in the Corporate Travel Market in Qatar. The company has three offices in Doha and is connected to both Galileo and Sabre. Al Bateel currently realizes an annual turnover of USD 5 Million and forecasts to triple this in the year 2010.

Mr. Raza Khan, General Manager of Al Bateel comments; "With the establishment of Al Bateel Travel we instantly needed access to an organization with a global reach to service our constantly growing International client base. GlobalStar Network is able to provide this reach and combined with their innovative technology and travel management solutions the decision to join GlobalStar was easily made".

About GlobalStar:

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.

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