We are pleased to announce that Club Corporate Travel in South Africa and Europatour Pro in Bulgaria joined GlobalStar Travel Management from 1st March 2012. Club Corporate Travel is recruited as a strategic partner for GlobalStar since the company will be responsible for GlobalStar’s expansion in the African continent. GlobalStar and Club Corporate Travel expect to add at least 10 more partners in Africa before the end of 2012.
Wally Gaynor CEO of the Club Travel Group says “We are tremendously excited about the relationship between Club Corporate Travel and GlobalStar. The synergy between Club Corporate Travel and the other GlobalStar partners is significant in that each is owned, managed and operated by entrepreneurs representing local expertise, strength, integrity and commitment to serving corporate clients with excellence. Club Corporate Travel as a multi award winning African travel group sees the partnership with GlobalStar as an important milestone for corporate travel not only in South Africa but Africa as a whole, as the continent is a major focus for the expansion plans of both organizations.”
Commenting on behalf of GlobalStar; Mark van Iersel, Director Marketing and Partner Recruitment, says “To say that we are excited to have Club Corporate Travel onboard with us now is an understatement. The accomplishments they have made in their market are quite impressive and we are excited to put Club Corporate Travel on our global platform. They have the knowledge and infrastructure to make GlobalStar’s expansion into Africa a success.”
Europatour Pro in Bulgaria was established in 1991 and today the family owned business is No. 9 in BSP share and with nearly 20% growth in BSP revenue for 2011 compared to 2010; one of the fastest growing travel companies in Bulgaria. The company is known for its creativity and great service to premium class passengers. Proof of Europatours team’s devotion and competitiveness are years of continuous cooperation with corporations as Siemens, Bayer, Pfizer and Roche.
Europatour Pro’s GM Victor Monevsky comments: “GlobalStar for us is considered a shortcut to knowledge from more advanced markets and expanded opportunities.”
Mark van Iersel added; “Despite the trend of call centers we remain with the vision that in-country client services continue to be of key importance to our client proposition. With Europatour Pro we can provide these high quality services now in Bulgaria.”