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Uniglobe Travel adds a new global member in Malaysia

Uniglobe Travel adds a new global member in Malaysia ( VANCOUVER, BC – Uniglobe Travel International LP expands with a new Global member – Lintas Travel, headquartered in Kula Lumpur, Malaysia. Founded in 1986 by Haji Zain, LINTAS Travel is one of the leading Bumiputra travel agencies in Malaysia and is dedicated to providing end-to-end care for corporate and personal travelers worldwide. Their Umrah and Hajj services are specially customized to accommodate clients’ unique preferences, as an individual, a team or an organization.

“In today’s climate of globalization, being serious about the business of business travel makes an association with a worldwide brand-name organization almost imperative,” says Martin Charlwood, President for Uniglobe Travel International. “Uniglobe Travel offers a network of 700+ locations in more than 60 countries around the world, and with Lintas Travel, we believe we have an excellent mutual fit.”

The Uniglobe Global Partner program is open to top performing agencies in any country that is not presently covered by a master franchise and introduces Uniglobe Travel to new business markets. The program, which has been operational since late 2006, allows Travel Management Companies (TMC’s) to enjoy the benefits of combining their own locally established and recognized brand with the global brand of Uniglobe Travel. Some of the benefits agencies enjoy include:

· networking for in-bound and out-bound business travel;

· access to leading edge technology;

· use of UNIGLOBE Travel preferred Hotel programs providing a comprehensive listing of nearly 100,000 hotels in 140 countries;

· use of UNIGLOBE Travel branded programs and materials;

· access to UNIGLOBE Faresearch which provides easy, fast, integrated and efficient access to, and comparison of, global published and private fare content and availability which provides agencies with significant fare savings to their customers;

· access to the UNIGLOBE Travel Intranet (MyUNN) which gives agencies the ability to communicate and network with other UNIGLOBE members and also provides a resource library;

· attending the International Management Academy, which is held in Vancouver by Uniglobe Travel International and other international events; and

· collaboration of multi-location corporate accounts.

U. Gary Charlwood, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Canadian-owned UNIGLOBE Travel International, said “I am delighted to welcome Malaysia and Lintas Travel to our growing network of Global members. The UNIGLOBE network and buying power will translate into advantages and savings for Lintas clients, and the Lintas leadership will no doubt grow our collective brands in the local market.”

For information about the Global Partner Program,


UNIGLOBE Travel International Limited Partnership is the leading international travel management system specializing in providing travel services to small to mid-size enterprise (SME) and leisure clients through its network of franchised and member agencies.

With global oversight, The UNIGLOBE organization presently comprises locations in more than 60 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Africa and the Middle East operating under a well-recognized brand, common system and services standards. UNIGLOBE has its world headquarters in Vancouver, B.C., Canada with an annual system-wide sales volume of $5.0+ billion.

UNIGLOBE Travel International Limited Partnership is a subsidiary of the Charlwood Pacific Group, which also owns Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership, Century 21 Asia/Pacific, Centum Financial Group Inc. and other interests in travel, finance and real estate.

MEDIA CONTACT: Amanda J. Close, UNIGLOBE Travel International, Vancouver, 604-718-2624
Andrew Henry, UNIGLOBE Travel International, Vancouver, 604-718-2686

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