ICSAT today announced that WorldTravel BTI has selected ICSAT`s
Global MAX information management system to operate 100% of its back office accounting and reporting needs.
Atlanta based WorldTravel BTI awarded ICSAT a five year agreement to renew its license for Global MAX, which the company has used since 1996. The company had previously used a combination of Global MAX and Sabre`s ADS/X.
is the nation`s third largest travel management firm, with annual sales of $3.8 billion. WorldTravel BTI provides traditional and online global corporate travel services, meetings and incentives programs, corporate e-fulfillment and air and hotel consulting.
Commenting on the selection, Pat Carey, Senior Vice President, WorldTravel BTI said, “We chose Global MAX because of its ability to process our substantial number of transactions, its reliability, and its cost-effective design. We look forward to maintaining Global MAX as a key element in our portfolio of high-impact technology products.”
Stewart Alvarez, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, ICSAT, added, “We are delighted that WorldTravel BTI has once again selected Global MAX. Over the years, we have developed a deep understanding and appreciation for their world-class goals. Retaining a strategic customer like WorldTravel BTI is a very significant part of our plan to extend our support of the Global MAX product. This milestone will better position ICSAT to support the growth of our customers and strengthen our position in North America.”
According to Alvarez, ICSAT will continue to support and license the Global MAX product in North America supporting the company?fs strategy to grow its leadership position in the mid and back office travel management business. “Given the current economic climate resulting from the events of September 11th, the difficult business environment within our industry and at the request of numerous customers, this decision makes sense”, said Alvarez. This position is a departure from the company`s year-old decision to no longer support Global MAX after 2005.