43 | AmTrav

2018 sales: $250.5 million
Employees: 126
Previous ranking: 43

26707 W. Agoura Road, Suite 204
Calabasas, CA 91302
T (818) 436-3900


CEO: Jeff Klee
PRESIDENT: Craig Fichtelberg
EVP: Eric Fichtelberg

2018 Developments

Grew corporate travel revenue by 29% year over year.

Went live with its first IATA New Distribution Capability direct connect.

Named Gaurav Patel vice president of engineering.

Added expense management and off-channel booking capture capabilities to its a2b booking tool.

Built a cryptocurrency exchange platform to eliminate third-party processing fees on CheapAir.com bitcoin sales.

Company Facts

Operates two main brands: AmTrav, a travel management company, and CheapAir.com, a consumer-facing OTA.

ARC sales of $167.2 million.

Less than $1 million in sales from four hosted agents.

63% of sales from business, 35% from leisure and 2% from other retail.

Member of the International Travel Partnership.

Privately held; Jeff Klee holds 57% of the company, and Craig Fichtelberg holds 33%.

Looking Ahead

Will add several more NDC direct connects.

Plans to launch a new business travel brand and tool, geared specifically for the small and midsize business market.

Plans to add new employees in the areas of sales, marketing, software development and customer support.



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