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UNIGLOBE Travel signs 5-Year Master Franchise Agreement

UNIGLOBE Travel (International) is pleased to announce the renewed commitment from UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) as the region signs a 5-year Master Franchise Agreement with UNIGLOBE Travel (International) LP.

Already a well-established region of UNIGLOBE, with more than 25 years as a master franchise, Irv Wight- President of UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) is committed to continuing to grow the franchise’s volume and footprint in Western Canada. The region has identified a significant growth opportunity in leisure and group travel.

“This is an excellent time to focus on the growth of our franchisees in areas of our core strength – the Leisure traveler, SME corporate, Groups and our Independent agents” says Wight. “A new 5-year agreement supports our commitment to the UNIGLOBE brand and our partner relationships.”

In addition, UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) is pleased to announce the formation of UNIGLOBE LGI Travel which consists of nine mature agency locations across Western Canada. UNIGLOBE LGI Travel is focused on delivering premium service for Leisure, Groups, and Independent travel arrangement.

For the past 25 years, the 35+ travel professionals that will now be operating under UNIGLOBE LGI Travel have earned the reputation as leaders in managing groups and customized vacation packages. They look forward to continuing that high level of service.

“Irv has been a steady leader in the UNIGLOBE system, and the travel industry as a whole”, explains Martin Charlwood, President, UNIGLOBE Travel International. “He has been leading the Western Canada region with confidence and success for 25 years, and we look forward to continuing to support him through this next chapter.”

About UNIGLOBE LGI Travel: With nine locations across Western Canada, UNIGLOBE LGI Travel is an industry leader in vacation travel, wedding and incentive group travel. Celebrating over 25 years under the UNIGLOBE Brand, our experienced consultants provide personalized vacation planning services and travel support to a wide range of clients. Locations include Courtenay, Salt Spring Island, Vancouver, Terrace, Fort St. John, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, and Winnipeg.

About UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada): Based in Vancouver and with 21 locations across Western Canada, UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) is well known and recognized in the industry for our support of our agencies and consultants. We offer a wide variety of programs designed to help agencies grow and flourish in today’s competitive travel industry.

About UNIGLOBE Travel (International) LP: UNIGLOBE Travel International LP (uniglobe.com) is the master franchisor of the UNIGLOBE brand worldwide. The UNIGLOBE Travel brand is one of the world’s most respected and recognized corporate and leisure travel organizations operating in more than 60 countries. UNIGLOBE Travel provides comprehensive technology, preferred vendor pricing and leading-edge travel management services to thousands of customers globally. UNIGLOBE Travel International Limited Partnership is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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