43 | Global Marine Travel

Global Marine Travel
2019 sales: $246 million
Employees: 223
Previous ranking: 47

1800 S.E. 10th Ave., Suite 320
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
T (954) 761-9595
Website

Executives

MANAGING DIRECTOR: Tim Davey
GLOBAL CFO: George Del Pino
GM, NORTH AMERICA AND GM, GLOBAL SALES: Chris Podolsky
GM, EUROPE: Mike Tibbert
GM, PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT: Mark Taylor
INTEGRATION MANAGER: Mika Kiljunen
MANAGER, AIR/SEA CRUISE DIVISION: Mark Fabiszewski

2019 Developments

Acquired Argo marine travel of Greece.

Reorganized and balanced services and pricing for internal V.Ships fleet.

Invested more development dollars into Cruiselink.

Company Facts

Direct sales to marine customers, cruise lines and cruise line consolidators.

Works with 12 independent contractors.

ARC sales of $35 million.

Owns Cruiselink, which offers flexible airline tickets for passengers going on cruises.

$30 million in gross sales through Cruiselink.

80% of sales from business, 10% leisure, 10% other.

Privately held; V.Group is majority owner.

Looking Ahead

Further development of Cruiselink.

Introduction of Fly2C, a marine crew online air-booking engine.

Further agency acquisitions.

Attracting even more airline content.

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