May10,2009: TravelDaily (www.traveldaily.cn), China’s leading online publisher and event organizer with emphasis on the distribution, marketing and technology trends in the travel and tourism industries, today announced that it has welcomed UATP as a key partner for the 2009 China Travel Innovation Summit, to be held in Beijing on May 12-13.
UATP is a low-cost travel payment network that provides travel managers with unparalleled detailed data, central billing, thorough tracking and maximum control over travel spend. Issued by airlines around the world, UATP lowers distribution costs for airlines and merchants. UATP is accepted worldwide by over 250 airlines, over a thousand travel agencies, and also connects airlines to non-traditional forms of payment such as PayPal and Ukash.
“We are proud to have UATP sponsor the 2009 China Travel Innovation Summit,” said Eva He, Event Director of TravelDaily. ”UATP´s involvement will bring significant value to this summit and our fellow attendees. By working together with UATP, we are confident we will make this conference a great success.”
UATP Regional Manager, Asia-Pacific, Steven Luan, will join the Executive roundtable: Online TMC vs. Offline TMC on 13 May discussing how UATP works within the business traveler environment, the growth of the online travel agent and how the corporate traveler environment both within China and worldwide is changing and responding.
UATP, the first charge card accepted for domestic air purchases within China, currently has the following airline merchants who accept UATP as a form of payment: Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Grand China, Hainan Airlines, Shandong Airlines, and Shenzhen Airlines.
The 2009 China Travel Innovation Summit will be held at the Hotel New Otani Chang Fu Gong, Beijing.
For more information about this summit, please visit the event website：
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UATP accounts are accepted as a form of payment for corporate business travel by Amtrak, airlines and travel agencies worldwide. UATP accounts are issued by: Air New Zealand (ANZFF.PK), American Airlines (NYSE: AMR), Austrian Airlines (AUALF.PK), Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL), Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), Japan Airlines (JALSY.PK), Northwest Airlines, Qantas Airways, Ltd. (QUBSF.PK), United Airlines (Nasdaq: UAUA), and US Airways (NYSE: LCC). AirPlus International issues the UATP-based Company Account for: British Airways (LSE: BAY.L), Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL), and Lufthansa German Airlines.
For more information visit: http://www.uatp.com