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Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services is Named Preferred Ground
Transportation Supplier for RADIUS Travel Agencies 

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BETHESDA, July 29, 2008 … RADIUS and Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services announced the signing of a global sales and marketing agreement that appoints Tristar as a Preferred Ground Transportation Supplier to RADIUS travel agencies. 

RADIUS is one of the world’s largest travel management companies with 90 travel agencies in 80 countries. Tristar is one of the world’s leading chauffeur companies with offices in New York, Boston, London, and Manchester providing market leading ground transportation services in 44 countries worldwide. 

The agreement provides for participating RADIUS agencies the ability to book chauffeur services on a global basis through one central point with international ground transportation experts.

Mike Fogarty, Tristar’s U.S. CEO said, “The international coverage of both RADIUS and Tristar makes this partnership a great fit, and we are proud that through Tristar, RADIUS travel agencies will be able to offer their travelers one ground transportation provider to service all their requirements.”

Chris Vasiliou, RADIUS president and CEO commented: “As professionals involved in international travel, RADIUS agencies know they can count on the consistency and expertise of our suppliers as an extension of their own organizations. RADIUS is always seeking new ways to develop and enhance programs to the benefit of the RADIUS agencies and their clients globally and the agreement with Tristar is a natural fit”
 
The new agreement, a global alliance, extends to all worldwide RADIUS travel agencies, and will be supported via sales and reservation efforts out of Tristar’s United States and United Kingdom headquarters. 

RADIUS travel agencies will have access to Tristar’s 24 hour reservation capabilities with multilingual reservation personnel, available to fulfill RADIUS’s broad and diverse business requirements for transfer, hourly, group and meeting ground transportation services.
 
About RADIUS 

RADIUS – the global travel company is one of the world’s largest travel management companies with combined annual sales of over USD 20 billion. RADIUS is comprised of 90 travel agencies in 80 countries around the world with over 3,600 locations and is headquartered in the United States with regional offices servicing the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific. Press releases are available at www.radiustravel.com.

About Tristar

Based outside Boston, Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services maintains teams of chauffeurs in New York, Boston, London, and Manchester, and operates through a network of highly trained and qualified affiliates in 44 countries worldwide. Tristar attributes much of its success to a highly selective and detailed affiliate selection and management process, which ensures the company’s industry-leading, high level of client service and performance. 

In the U.S., Tristar is recreating the style of service offered in the U.K., by offering a state-of-the-art fleet; a unique two-tiered service that offers Premium as well as Executive-level service; and the best trained drivers in the industry. Tristar is the UK’s largest chauffeur drive company in its sector, with a fleet of more than 600 vehicles completing in excess of 40,000 journeys every month and more than 12 million miles per year. They also have long-term partnerships with regional and international affiliates, and provide contracted services to some of the best-known and well-respected companies and brands worldwide.

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Contact:

Michael Frenkel, MFC PR – New York
for Tristar
(212) 808-6556
michael@mfcpr.com
 

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