49 | World Travel Service

World Travel Service
Gross sales decrease in 2020: 61% to 65%
Employees: 42

110 S. Hartford Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74120
Phone: (918) 743-8856
Website

Executives

PRESIDENT/MAJORITY OWNER: Alexander Eaton
VP, CORPORATE CLIENT SERVICES & DEVELOPMENT: Matt King
VP, VACATION & GROUP TRAVEL: Debbie Taylor
VP, OPERATIONS/TECHNOLOGY: Janel Chaffee
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE: Sandra Eastin

Company facts

Specialist in corporate travel management, luxury vacation travel planning and group travel management.

61% business, 28% leisure, 11% other.

BCD Travel joint venture partner.

Signature Travel Network partner.

Private company majority-owned by Alex Eaton.

Pandemic response

Moved most of staff to working from home full-time.

Temporarily furloughed 72% of staff and moved headquarters office to new location with smaller footprint.

Refocused sales on car rental and home-stay rentals.

Leveraged federal, state and local grant and loan programs to maximize cash flow.

Looking ahead

Optimistic outlook for the Q3 and Q4. Seeing healthy demand for travel services and very strong client desire for return to travel.

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