Travel Weekly's 2015 Power List


49 | The Appointment Group

The Appointment Group
2014 Sales: $208 million
Employees: 184
Previous Ranking: 50

10740 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
T (424) 248-2600
Website

Executives

CHAIRMAN/CEO, USA: Maurice Veronique
CHAIRMAN/CEO, U.K.: John Gianquitto
MANAGING DIRECTOR, TOURING USA: Byron Carr
MARKETING DIRECTOR, L.A. OFFICE: Gabrielle Carr
OPERATIONS MANAGER: Lorraine Greig
AIRLINE & GROUPS MANAGER: Mary Frame
HEAD OF FINANCE: Naz Hussain

Company Facts

• Full service global travel management agency operating in the corporate, touring, events and leisure sectors.

• ARC sales of $127 million.

• 95% of sales from business, 5% leisure.

• Member of Virtuoso, joined end of 2014.

• Privately held; 43.5% owned by Maurice Veronique, 43.5% by John Gianquitto, 6.5% by Ian Patterson, and 6.5% by Glen Duckworth.

Looking Ahead

• Following the acquisition of ET Travel in January 2014 and rebranding of the group in April 2014, the company is now focused on a global growth strategy. Planning further office openings and acquisitions throughout 2015 and beyond.

• Working on an app that will be launched soon and targeting the touring sector.

• Launching a new division for film and media production travel and an office in Atlanta.

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