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Around the world in 20 events.

Around the world in 20 events | Tourico Holidays

Around the world in 20 events.
Tourico Holidays celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Around the world in 20 events.

Tourico Holidays celebrates its 20th anniversary.

ORLANDO, Fla.  January 21, 2014. Global wholesaler Tourico Holidays this week kicks off a year of celebration, as it chalks up 20 years serving the travel industry.

Founded by CEO Uri Argov in July of 1994, a winning combination of technical innovation and strong partnerships has grown the company to be one of the world’s leading travel wholesalers, with some 500 employees stationed in 28 offices across 5 continents.

To mark the milestone, Tourico is taking their message of working to a global future on the road, hosting a series of 20 events under its “TH Live!” banner.

Up to 70 executives from top travel clients across the globe will be invited to each event, with the series planned to offer a mixture of social and educational formats.  In all, the underlying message is one of appreciation for the support over the past two decades and readiness for the years to come.

The first celebration will be at the FITUR show in Madrid this month in partnership with Wynn Las Vegas & Encore Resorts, then continuing to host partners everywhere from Mexico to Sao Paulo, London and Beijing with partners such as Disney®. Visit www.touricoholidays.com/20years for event details, 20th Anniversary plans and special promotions.

About Tourico Holidays

Tourico Holidays, a subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., is a leading global travel distribution company that contracts directly with travel providers, such as hotels, cruise lines, attractions, ground transportation, and more. Tourico Holidays works on a high-volume, wholesale model to broker this inventory to over 4,600 clients in 100 countries using proprietary technology. Global business is served by headquarters in Orlando, and over 27 local locations with over 500 employees spread out across 5 continents.

Press Contact:

Daniel Barchet
B & B Medien
T: +49 621 122 679 30
Email: dbarchet@bundbmedien.de

Lauren Volcheff
Tourico Holidays
T: +1 407 667-8700 ext. 7355
Email: Lauren@TravelHoldings.com

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Global Wholesaler Commits to Canada

Tourico Holidays

Global Wholesaler Commits to Canada.
Tourico Holidays Announces Canadian Headquarters and Hiring.

TORONTO, Canada: October 9, 2013 – Tourico Holidays, an innovative leader in wholesale travel, today announced it will open an office in downtown Toronto on November 18 as the base for its Canadian Destination Development and Sales Teams.

Tourico Holidays’ veteran, Matias Elisavetsky, already based in Toronto, will lead the Product Development Team. The company plans to double hotel partnerships from 500 to 1,000 within the next 12 months, growing the region to $35 Million. Elisavetsky is well equipped for this challenge, formerly leading the European Region and growing the destination by 90% over 2 years to $217 Million.

To achieve this aggressive growth, Tourico Holidays is hiring three Product Development Managers to cover the following regions: Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia. The company is also seeking Sales Managers to be responsible for Canadian Tour Operators and travel re-sellers to grow the $17 Million source region by 35%.

“With 27 locations worldwide, Tourico Holidays is committed to expanding globally, and by establishing our first physical presence in Canada we are one step closer to accomplishing our goals,” stated Neil Emerson, EVP of Global Product Development. “As both a destination and a source market, Canada is key to aggressively growing both our business and the business of our partners in 2014.”

Tourico Holidays is actively seeking potential candidates, hotels and tour operators. Individuals interested in joining the Tourico Holidays team should contact careers@touricoholidays.com. Hotels interested in growing their international clientele should contact matias@touricoholidays.com. Tour Operators and other travel wholesalers should contact yenny@touricoholidays.com.

About Tourico Holidays

Tourico Holidays, a subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., is a leading global travel distribution company that contracts directly with travel providers, such as hotel, cruise lines, attractions, ground transportation and more. Tourico Holidays works on a high-volume, wholesale model to broker this inventory to over 4,500 clients in 100 countries using proprietary technology.

Press Contact
Lauren Volcheff
Vice President of Marketing
Email: lauren@touricoholidays.com
Office: +407-667-8700 x17355

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TH Adds More Vacation Homes and Destinations with LeisureLinkTM

Tourico Holidays

Tourico Holidays Adds More Vacation Homes and Destinations with LeisureLinkTM.
 

ORLANDO, Fla. – July 17, 2012 – Tourico Holidays™, a global wholesale travel provider, announced today that it has established a direct connect partnership with LeisureLinkTM, the leading provider of revenue management, listing distribution and real-time market data for hospitality providers. This connectivity will greatly expand Tourico Holidays’ global distribution network to include more than 1,000 “LeisureLinked” properties. By having direct access to a wider range of properties, Tourico Holidays will provide its clients with greater visibility into real-time inventory for many popular destinations and enable the automatic confirmation of vacation home reservations.

In 2010, Tourico Holidays launched a vacation home rental program that is unique to the travel industry. This program features real-time inventory and makes it possible to book and confirm reservations online using an interface that is standard in the hotel industry. With the addition of LeisureLinks’ inventory, the Tourico Holidays’ vacation home program now boasts over 22,000 properties across 33 countries.

LeisureLink’s Marketspan Guest Generation CRS is an innovative distribution platform that provides access to independent vacation rental properties, timeshares, villas, bed and breakfasts, condo hotels and boutique resorts throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and the Caribbean.

“As an integrated, distribution and revenue management platform, LeisureLink can provide access to the right product, in the right destinations, at the right price to Tourico Holidays’ clients,” said Erik Hovanec, CEO, LeisureLink. “We look forward to working with Tourico Holidays to create increased demand and better meet customer needs.”

“The vacation home program has been a major success for Tourico Holidays since its launch in 2010,” said Asi Ginio, Executive Vice President for Tourico Holidays. “The program’s bookings have nearly doubled month over month, which is a clear indication that our clients appreciate the convenience and selection that we’ve brought to the vacation home booking process. Our partnership with LeisureLink is a perfect complement to the program, expanding our available inventory, and strengthening our position as the only wholesaler offering instant, confirmed vacation rental reservations.”

About Tourico Holidays

Tourico Holidays is a subsidiary of Travel Holdings, Inc., a worldwide travel distribution company. Tourico Holidays is a global wholesale travel provider with over 150 international distribution websites and more than 23,000 merchant hotel agreements, operating in 23 languages in over 100 countries. As a supplier to over 4,300 tour operators and travel agents, Tourico Holidays operates and maintains global websites and online interfaces that serve a large diversity of travel sellers.

About LeisureLink, Inc.

Founded in 2006, LeisureLink is a private, high-growth company headquartered in Pasadena, California, and funded by leading Southern California venture capitalist firms Clearstone Venture Partners and Mission Ventures, with a strategic investment from Wyndham Worldwide. Over 1,500 “LeisureLinked” independent vacation rental properties, timeshares, villas, bed and breakfasts, condo hotels and boutique resorts throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and the Caribbean trust our online system to manage their brands, maximize their profitability, streamline their revenue-driving efforts, and put heads in beds, every day.

Press Contacts:

Tourico Holidays
Jeff Pecor
(802) 497-1932
jeff@tailwindpr.com

LeisureLink
Sara Nazarian
(310) 556-4443
snazarian@ppmgcorp.com