GlobalCollect Forms Partnership with UATP as Hotel Acquirer
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP, the low cost payment network
owned by airlines, announced today their new partnership with GlobalCollect,
the world's leading Payment Service Provider for the Customer Not-Present
channel, as a hotel acquirer.
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"GlobalCollect will open a wide range of hotels to the UATP Network by solving
the need for acceptance of additional payment methods," said Tom Cunningham,
Vice President. Business Development, UATP. "As a hotel Acquirer,
GlobalCollect will help strengthen the network, benefiting our corporate
account holders with access to a wide selection of hotels."
GlobalCollect's extensive work in the global banking and payment industry led
to the creation of their premier payment platform, WebCollect. This platform
accepts over 170 currencies and more than 150 payment methods, allowing
corporations to use their preferred UATP account for hotels.
"We've witnessed the challenges facing today's travel industry and recognize
the need for increased payment options," said Mike Carlo, Global Market Leader
for Travel, GlobalCollect. "GlobalCollect's unrivaled payment platform
increases revenue while cutting costs. This partnership will help expand
UATP's reach by allowing corporate subscribers greater hotel choice while
still using their preferred payment method."
This strategic partnership will add value to the UATP Network, setting new
levels of growth. It will help further growth globally by increasing the
card's acceptance at hotels used for corporate travel around the world. The
GlobalCollect and UATP integration will continue to support folio level data
supplied to card holders for travel management. Card holders will have access
to more data for purchased travel and hotel stays.
For more information, visit UATP.COM or www.globalcollect.com
UATP is a global payment solution owned and operated by the world's airlines
and accepted by thousands of merchants for air, rail, hotel and travel agency
payments. UATP offers easy-to-use data tools, DataStream^SM and DataMine^SM,
which provide comprehensive account details to Issuers and Corporate
Subscribers for accurate travel management.
Accepted as a form of payment for corporate business travel worldwide, UATP
accounts are issued by: Aeromexico; Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK); American
Airlines (AAMRQ.PK); Austrian Airlines; China Eastern Airlines (NYSE: CEA);
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL); EL AL Israel Airlines; Etihad Airways; GOL Linhas
aereas inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL and Bovespa: GOLL4); Hahn Air; Japan
Airlines (9201:JP); Malaysia Airlines; Qantas Airways (QUBSF.PK); Shandong
Airlines; United Airlines (NYSE: UAL); and US Airways (NYSE: LCC).
GlobalCollect is the most knowledgeable global Payment Service Provider in the
world, processing more than US$14 billion in international e-commerce payments
per year for more than 500 of the world's most recognized e-commerce brands in
the digital goods and services, travel, retail and video gaming industries,
among many others. With nearly two decades of payments experience, we enable
our clients to efficiently and securely accept payments from more than 170
countries in more than 170 currencies, using in excess of 150 local payment
methods including all major credit and debit cards, direct debits, bank
transfers, real-time bank transfers, eWallets, cash at outlets, prepaid
methods, checks, and invoices. This gives our customers unparalleled
coverage, especially in high-growth regions like Latin America, where
GlobalCollect acquired regional PSP Sub1 in 2012. Our robust and redundant
systems guarantee our customers high availability and reliability.
GlobalCollect's business intelligence tools and more than 400 payments experts
help our clients elevate their payment strategies to become a strategic asset
to their companies. Headquartered in Amsterdam, GlobalCollect has six
locations around the world, and is a Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe company.
For more information please visit: http://www.globalcollect.com and follow us
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