iJET and Roadpost Partner to Keep Travelers Informed

6th Nov 2002

iJET Travel

Intelligence, the travel risk management company, and Roadpost Inc., a
leader in global communications solutions, today announced a strategic
partnership to help business travelers around the world stay connected, safe
and on schedule. 
iJET and Roadpost customers can access iJET`s destination
briefings online and iJET`s real-time travel alerts on Roadpost`s cellular
and satellite phones in more than 140 countries worldwide. The services will
be sold under the Global Guardian* brand.

“We are committed to keeping our clients safe and productive on the road,”
said iJET CEO Bruce McIndoe.  “Through the Roadpost partnership, our
collective clients will receive personalized, real-time travel alerts and
other critical travel assistance services via their cellular or satellite
phones.  This ensures that our travelers are always aware of situations that
might impact their trips and can get help with a single phone call.”

iJET analysts, working from their 24/7 operations center, continuously scour
more than 5,500 sources of information and distill crucial details into
intelligence that helps international travelers avoid and manage travel
disruptions.  Through the integration of iJET`s WorldLink service and
Roadpost`s wireless communication services, travelers receive real-time,
itinerary-based alerts - directly through their Roadpost cellular or
satellite phones - about events and conditions that may impact their trips.
The combined product, Global Guardian, provides travelers with an enhanced
travel intelligence package, plus global cellular or satellite
communications, travel assistance and travel insurance.

“Time-sensitive business travelers need dependable and cost-effective voice
and data access wherever they go,” said Morris Shawn, President and CEO of
Roadpost.  “Our partnership with iJET is another step towards expanding our
service offerings to empower customers to make appropriate decisions by
taking advantage of real-time information delivered to their phone.”


Wherever a traveler is, from a nearby city to the most remote region in the
world, staying in touch is easy, reliable and affordable with a Roadpost
phone.  Each phone is pre-configured to ensure that each traveler
automatically receives personalized travel alerts and other critical
information from iJET`s Intelligence Operations Center.  Roadpost`s
unrivaled portfolio of wireless services includes warranty support,
accessory and data modems, permanent “one-number-worldwide” subscriptions
and many customized solutions for high-demand world destinations.

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(11/09/2002) Baseops and iJET Partnership Announced

(22/08/2002) iJET Offers Content and Service Syndication




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