TourBoarding.com, the leader in language financed travel, is pleased to announce a partnership agreement with STA Travel, the world’s largest travel agency for students and youth, to provide TourBoarding members with lowest available airfares, including specially negotiated and unpublished fares. The partnership agreement was signed in September 2011.
All TourBoarding VIP traveler members will receive from STA Travel valuable benefits, including the following: Dedicated toll free number and email address for making inquiries and travel reservations; lowest available airfares, including specially negotiated & unpublished fares; eligibility for promotional discounts, vouchers, and giveaways; emergency after hours support; and full-service travel agency expertise.
International travel planning can be complicated and time-consuming. “We wanted to offer a solution to our traveler members which combined lowest available airfares with the expertise and strength of a full-service travel agency with global reach. STA Travel fit the criteria perfectly,” said Cathy Tao, TourBoarding’s Chair of International Development.
STA Travel is headquartered in London and Zurich and is the world’s largest travel agency for students and youth. STA Travel is part of the Diethelm Keller Group, a Swiss conglomerate with 140-year history of doing business in Asia.
Launched in 2010, TourBoarding.com is headquartered in Shanghai and is the leader in language-financed travel, providing an online platform for travelers to obtain lodging, tour guiding, and other travel benefits using their language skills as currency.
TourBoarding.com is a socially responsible, planet friendly leader in language-financed travel with its "Teach Language, Tour Free" travel barter platform, allowing international travelers to meet locals and exchange their native language skills for accommodation, tour guiding, and other valuable travel experiences in the developing world.