STA Travel and VisaHQ.com announce exclusive visa services partnership
Washington, DC - STA Travel, Inc. and VisaHQ.com, Inc. are excited to announce a new partnership, which makes VisaHQ.com the exclusive visa services partner of STA Travel. This partnership allows STA Travel to provide online visa application services to student and youth travelers at competitive rates for virtually any country in the world. The new service becomes available today at http://statravel.visaheadquarters.com/visas.php. STA Travel will utilize VisaHQ's online technology that facilitates application for one or more visas with one universal electronic application. Since the traveler's profile is securely saved in an online account, STA Travel customers will be able to repeat the visa application process quickly each time they need to go abroad. The average application time is between 2 and 5 minutes compared to offline services which average 30 minutes for completion.The online service will allow STA Travel customers to track application status online 24/7 and receive real-time electronic updates. The site will also provide the most comprehensive visa and passport requirements database for citizens of all countries and contains the largest electronic directory of Embassies and Consulates worldwide available online. [full text]
VisaHQ.com and Amadeus announce visa and passport services partnership
Washington, DC - VisaHQ.com and Amadeus signed a partnership deal that would allow thousands of Amadeus travel professionals to add visa and passport services to their portfolio. The new service becomes available today.
Amadeus is the chosen technology partner for providers, sellers, and buyers of travel. The company provides distribution, IT and point-of-sale solutions to help its customers adapt, grow and succeed in the fast changing travel industry. Customer groups include travel providers (airlines, hotels, car rental companies, railway companies, ferry lines, cruise lines, insurance companies and tour operators), travel sellers (travel agencies) and travel buyers (corporations and travelers). Solutions are grouped in four solution categories - Distribution & Content, Sales & e-Commerce, Business Management and Services & Consulting. [full text]
VisaHQ.com rolls out the most comprehensive in the world online database of visa requirements
Washington, DC - Today VisaHQ.com announced the roll-out of the most complete in the world electronic database of visa requirements for the citizens of all countries. The access to the database is free of charge and available at www.visahq.com. To view visa requirements, visitors have to go to the "Visas" section of the website, select the traveler's citizenship and click on the country of destination.
"We are happy that we can offer the access to this newly created database to our retail and corporate clients, as well as travelers and Internet users from around the globe," commented VisaHQ.com President Oleg Naydonov. "VisaHQ online database is a unique electronic accumulation of visa requirements for all countries in the world and is a proof of our continued commitment to providing travel services of the highest quality and making international travel easy to manage for individuals, travel agents and corporate travel executives." [full text]
VisaHQ.com introduces the most comprehensive in the world online global directory of embassies and consulates
Washington, DC - Today VisaHQ.com announced the roll-out of the most complete in the world electronic directory of Embassies and Consulates worldwide. The access to the directory is free of charge and available at www.visahq.com. To view the contact information for the Embassy or Consulate of any country globally, visitors have to go to the "Visas" section of the website, select the traveler's citizenship and click on the country of destination. The search will return the contact information for the Embassy or Consulate of the chosen country of destination in the traveler's home country. At the same time, the traveler will be able to view the visa requirements for the country of destination through VisaHQ's online visa requirements database.
"Today we are happy to introduce another valuable online tool that will assist individual travelers, travel agents and corporate travel executives in managing their travel needs," commented VisaHQ.com CEO Alex Yaroshenko. [full text]