Planetario Viaggi Italy joins GlobalStar Travel Management

Saturday, July 25, 2015

We are pleased to announce Planetario Viaggi in Italy joined GlobalStar Travel Management as our newest partner, operating in Reggio Emilia at the heart of Italia’s economic center surrounding Milan. After GlobalStar’s partner Seneca was bought by BCD Travel in May Planetario fills an important gap in GlobalStar’s European network, and further strengthens Planetario’s credentials as a leading player in Italy. 

Commenting on behalf of GlobalStar; Mark van Iersel, Director Marketing and Partner Recruitment, says “We chose Planetario because of their skills in handling truly international travel, matched with high service levels and core strength in applying technology. Planetario is a 100% Sabre agent and has invested substantially in Sabre Business Travel Solutions like GetThere and Sabre QCT.
Commenting on behalf of Planetario Viaggi; Andrea Cocchi, General Manager, says “We are delighted and proud to have joined the GlobalStar network.  We will put all of our experience and professionalism to contribute to the success of our global objectives.“
Commenting on why they chose GlobalStar, Cocchi goes on to say, “GlobalStar has shown itself to be a professional network with strong partner integration based on shared principles and robust technologies. We look forward to seeing how we can exploit this to enhance our business in Europe and explore how we can use this alliance to better serve global customers”
GlobalStar Travel Management will be exhibiting at the GBTA Convention in Orlando. Please visit us in booth 1377 for further information.

About GlobalStar Travel Management:
GlobalStar is a worldwide travel management company owned and managed by local entrepreneurs. Over 85 market leading enterprises, representing over US$ 14 billion in sales, combine their local expertise, strength and commitment to deliver cohesive, multinational solutions through an innovative technology platform.
About Planetario Viaggi:
Planetario Viaggi is one of the largest independent travel companies in Italy, providing leisure and corporate travel programs through 22 leisure agencies and 6 BTCs, with an annualized turnover of over EU€ 72 m.  PLANETARIO BT&I, the corporate division of Planetario Viaggi, handles the travel management of over 1.000 corporate clients of any size, delivering a complete range of travel management solutions, meetings and incentives services, to meet any client’s specific requirement.
It is headquartered in Reggio Emilia and all branch offices are located in North Italy.
Mark van Iersel
ED Marketing
Pierluigi Boem
Area Manager Business Travel
+39 335 7878998

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