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Hickory Global Partners adds new partner to portfolio

Leading global corporate travel alliance, Hickory Global Partners, collaborates with GOPASS to enhance pre-travel risk management for mainly corporate clients.

For Immediate Release

UNITED STATES, Delray Beach, FL — June 10, 2021. Hickory Global Partners, a leading global corporate travel alliance for travel management companies (TMC), corporate travel departments (CTD) and corporations enters into a new partnership with GOPASS Global, a prominent travel-risk management company.  The arrangement will offer the most comprehensive and robust risk assessment tool on the market to HICKORY’S membership.

The partnership includes HICKORY’S over 2500 member TMCs, CTDS and corporate direct clients being able to take advantage of either web-based solutions or directly integrating into existing systems and processes through the GOPASS Global API.

“GOPASS Global is such a timely addition to our comprehensive portfolio of ancillary partners. To be on the forefront of pre-travel risk management during the times we are currently in will prove especially beneficial for our members and their clients,” states Chris Dane, President and Managing Partner of Hickory Global Partners.

“This collaboration will enable HICKORY members to support their clients to begin traveling again safely and with confidence,” says Simon Brooks, US Sales of GOPASS Global.

GOPASS Global supports both the corporate and leisure traveler segments to recommence travel with confidence through its game-changing proposition for biosecurity pre-travel risk assessment. The GOPASS Global platform provides agents and travelers with an end-to-end view of all the aspects of a journey and the traveler’s risk of exposure in the whole cycle. Agents can obtain a risk score per segment and itinerary, enabling them to clearly identify the lowest risk routes overall. This allows them to show clients how much Covid-19 and biosecurity risk various flight and itinerary options involve. The platform provides agencies with maximum flexibility, accuracy, and operational efficiency.

About Hickory Global Partners

Founded over 40 years ago, Hickory Global Partners is an industry-leading global alliance for corporate travel agencies, corporate travel departments (CTDs) and corporations that delivers unparalleled negotiated discounts and commissions, resources, support and value that significantly benefits its members, and ultimately, their clients. Hickory Global Partners bridges the gap between members and suppliers and raises the bar on what being a global corporate travel alliance is all about. Its visionary hotel program, robust air program, one-of-a kind ground transportation program, comprehensive ancillary portfolio and cutting-edge technology and tools, make HICKORY an important strategic partner in the corporate travel industry.

About GOPASS Global

GOPASS Global is a post-COVID travel risk management platform that uses advanced analytics to manage corporate and leisure travel duty of care. The platform provides an end-to-end view of all the aspects of an employee’s travel and their risk of exposure in the cycle of travel. Aggregating real-time data from different reliable data sources, GOPASS Global has developed the ability to create an objective and quantifiable risk score that summarizes the Covid-19 and biosecurity risk associated with all primary aspects of the customer’s itinerary, including country of origin, destination and any stops, airline and even aircraft type. For more information, please contact Simon Brooks simon.brooks@gopassglobal.com.

Media Contact:

Gregg Gantwarg
Director, Global Marketing and Growth
+1 561.900.3599

Dave Simmons
GOPASS Global Director of Distribution
Email: Dave.Simmons@gopassglobal.com
Telephone: +64 21 263 1951