deploys passport service

The Mark Travel Corporation is entering into a strategic relationship with to
offer customers and travel agents an online option for passport, visa and
birth certificate services. The first major vacation company to launch this
service is the flagship brand of Mark Travel, Funjet Vacations


The new online offering comes in advance of new federal rules requiring
passports for all air and sea travel between the United States and Mexico,
Canada and the Caribbean, starting Jan. 1, 2007.
  In addition to Funjet Vacations, the vacation brand Web sites for
United Vacations, ATA Vacations, Midwest Airlines Vacations, Spirit
Vacations and TransGlobal Vacations are also planning to offer the service
in conjunction with Official Travel Documents.
“Providing complete end-to-end service for the vacation traveler and
the most comprehensive array of choices is the hallmark of The Mark Travel
Corporation’s vacation companies,” said Scott Praven, Mark Travel’s senior
vice president of corporate development. “Through these enhancements,
travel agents and customers will have access to up-to-date international
travel requirements, plus an optional service to help meet these needs.
It’s a win for the travel agent, customer and for us - and it continues to
reinforce our commitment to the international destinations we serve,
particularly Mexico.”
  “We are excited to be supporting The Mark Travel Corporation’s efforts
to provide superior services for their clients,” said Henri Wiggins Muller
of “Changes in passport requirements need not
become an impediment to travel. We are looking forward to assuring a smooth
transition by helping travelers with their travel document needs.”