Pleasant Holidays creates memorable travel experiences through personalized service, trusted expertise and product value. We are dedicated to excellence and aspire to be the leading provider of worldwide travel. Pleasant Holidays is a leading travel company providing vacation packages to the Caribbean; Central America; Europe; Hawaii; Mexico; Tahiti, Fiji and Cook Islands; Japan; United States and Canada; and ocean and river cruise packages worldwide.
Pleasant Holidays is one of the largest privately-owned travel companies in the U.S. and a subsidiary of the Automobile Club of Southern California. The Pleasant Holidays brands have sold over 10 million vacation packages since 1959.
Pleasant Holidays’ brands include Journese, Pleasant Activities, and Air by Pleasant. Pleasant Holidays’ brands offer a wide variety of travel products from economy to luxury vacation packages, all at affordable prices and supported by exceptional customer service.
Duty Free Caribbean Holdings (DFCH) was formed in October, 2000 with the specific objective of bringing together the regional expertise of Barbadian Company, Cave Shepherd & Co. Ltd. and the global strength of Dufry, to capitalize on the growth potential in the Caribbean duty free market.
The main retail brands within the DFCH portfolio are Cave Shepherd, Colombian Emeralds International (CEI), Jeweler’s Warehouse, Duty Free Caribbean and Pages Bookstore, with the Cave Shepherd operations headquartered in Barbados and the CEI operations headquartered in Florida, USA.
DFCH currently operates 61 stores in the islands of Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Grand Bahama, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and Turks & Caicos in addition to 32 CEI franchises in a further seven Central American and Caribbean territories and on-board Norwegian and Pullmantur Cruise Lines.
Kaieteur Travel, LLC. is the first-service, American-based boutique travel agency which provides its cruise and land tour clients with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see “hidden gems” in Caribbean, Central, South and Latin American countries, with their safety being its highest priority. While the agency provides its services to clients traveling worldwide, the agency’s main focus in working with locally-based tour guides who provide visitors with opportunities to experience educational and cultural sites “off the beaten path”. Kaieteur Travel’s tours are modeled after the educational land and tour cruises to Europe and the Mediterranean. Its clients can see additional information on its website Kaieteur Travel and through an electronic media presence (CaribbeanConnectionsOnline.com). Its principals are Elizabeth Eastman and Trevor Pearson. The travel agency is a franchisee of Cruise Planners, which is an American Express affiliated company.
Hoospitality is a consulting and recruiting firm that serves professionals within the Tourism and the Hotel Industry. Hoospitality support organizations with the following services: Business development, Brand positioning, Recruiting solutions (mid-management and executive positions), Hospitality adviser. Hoospitality has a high impact presence in the Caribbean and in the French Territories.
Central Bank of Aruba. Its main purpose is to maintain the internal and external value of the Aruban Florin, and to promote the soundness and integrity of the financial system.
Beautiful Destinations is the award-winning creative agency behind the largest travel community on social media. More than 13.5 million people in 180 countries turn to us on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat to be inspired about the world. Our past and current clients include the likes of Philippines Department of Tourism, US Tourism Board, Bahamas, Burj Al Arab, Macao Government Tourism Office, amongst others.
Zelman Style Interiors is a top level, full service design firm catering to a discerning, and often celebrity clientele. We utilize state-of-the-art processes (in-house CAD design, renderings, virtual tours) and work with highly select skilled tradesman. Our firm works directly with blue prints, architects, and developers, allowing us to design from inception – creating captivating architectural details through our backdrops, floors, ceilings, walls, built ins, and customized furnishings. We imagine, or re-imagine in some instances, a space from initial concept to placing the final plate. We provide exceptional design work catering solely to luxury estates, condominiums, and commercial projects (hotels, restaurants, and other select buildings) since 1989. We believe in mutually beneficial relationships and maintain a high level of professional integrity, holding ourselves not only to the finest quality standards but to the highest ethical standards as well. Our design team is comprised of 11 top international designers, affording us the ability to offer luxurious and worldly inspirations in a multi-lingual setting. We look forward to working with you!
I offer a range of services to the travel, leisure and hospitality industries with a primary focus on accommodation providers, government, and non-government tourism organizations.
These services include:
Strategic consultancy: Many hospitality companies and government organizations face a number of decisions regarding their next steps and how to achieve anticipated growth. I provide useful insight into ways of optimizing value and identifying the best strategies for growth.
Distribution and e-commerce technology consultancy: In the complex and fast-evolving world of electronic distribution organizations often struggle with multiple options on which technology and services are most appropriate to meet their needs. I offer the understanding and experience required to guide them through the selection process of identifying the best solutions and partners.
Commercial and brand management consultancy: I offer interim management services for companies that have short-term challenges, projects or need help achieving their brand positioning and/or growth objectives.
Due Diligence: I help companies with due diligence services during planned acquisitions that require detailed commercial, structural and strategic due diligence reviews.