Travel Weekly's 2017 Power List


26 | Christopherson Andavo Travel

Christopherson Andavo Travel
2016 sales:$606.1 million
Employees:433
Previous ranking:27

5588 S. Green St., Suite 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
T (801) 327-7700
Website

Executives

CEO: Mike Cameron
COO: Matt Cameron
VP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CHRISTOPHERSON BUSINESS TRAVEL: Kathleen Roberts
VP, CHRISTOPHERSON MEETINGS & EVENTS: Beth Faller
VP, OPERATIONS & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, ANDAVO TRAVEL: Kirsten Little

2016 Developments

11% year-over-year sales increase with 112 new corporate clients.

Added 61 team members.

Acquired three agencies: Salt Lake Travel Service in Utah, Dynamic Travel in Colorado and CV Humanitarian Travel in Alabama.

Consolidated meetings and events team, group air department, sports fan travel division and school tours and events team under a new division, Christopherson Meetings and Events.

Company Facts

ARC sales of $354.3 million.

$44.8 million in sales from hosted agents.

Sells travel management services directly to corporate accounts for their commercial business travel needs. Additionally, 9% of business model includes independent travel agents under hosted leisure division, Andavo Travel.

91% of sales from business, 9% leisure.

BCD Travel affiliate.

Member of Virtuoso.

Privately held (51% owned by Camille Cameron, 49% by Mike Cameron).

Looking Ahead

Will release beta version of AirPortal 3.0, the company's integrated software platform.

Adding "Work to Zero" functionality to technology tools so clients have access to actionable intelligence regarding their travel programs.

Will overhaul its risk management tool, SecurityLogic, to improve its workflow and provide increased daily value to travel managers needing to mitigate risk.

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