Toronto-based Globespan Travel Management has joined TL Network, North America’s largest travel agency organization.
Headquartered at 3284 Yonge St., and with offices in Vancouver, Sydney, Manila and Los Angeles, Globespan Travel Management remains locally owned and will continue to service existing clients while anticipating new opportunities for expansion as part of the international network.
Globespan is one of numerous travel management firms around the world that have signed on as part of the ambitious international expansion of TL Network. The group is extending its footprint across several continents to offer robust leisure programs as well as increased travel management services to business clients in partnership with its sister company Travel Leaders Corporate.
“This expansion allows us to offer a highly personalized service model to our international travellers with the backing of a leading travel industry company,” said Daniel Moretta, co-owner and president, Globespan Travel Management. “We will continue to service our clients with a custom approach, while providing them with the benefits of TL Network’s vast suite of technology solutions and other travel management tools.”
“We, at TL Network, are excited about our new partnership with Globespan Travel Management and the opportunity to expand our services to travellers in Canada,” said Roger E. Block, TL Network president. “TL Network offers a comprehensive array of programs, combined with innovative thinking and proven best industry practices that will allow travel advisors at Globespan Travel Management to seamlessly offer their clients additional services and improved access to international partners.”
TL Network’s comprehensive suite of programs include online booking tools, marketing tools, hotel programs such as SELECT Hotels & Resorts; an international destination marketing company network; and a broad range of education and training resources. In addition, an end-to-end technology suite will support both international corporate accounts and local customers, including profile management, online trip authorization, data consolidation and analytics, meetings technology and customer reporting.
“While we’re joining forces with TL Network, one thing won’t change – our customers will continue to receive the highest level of personal attention and service that they’ve come to expect,” added Moretta. “We’ll continue to lead the way in travel by offering innovative travel services and expertise such as chartering business jets, as well as arranging travel for rotational project crews; oil-, gas-, mining- and resources-related business; and groups, meetings and events Additionally, we’re pleased that our new TL Network’s affiliation will provide our customers with a proven level of unparalleled travel industry experience and relationships that will further increase the variety of travel options available to them.”