Highly talked about newcomer to the industry Travel group link pulled off another coup, with six of Australia’s most prominent travel companies joining the invitation-only membership group.
Reho Travel, Platinum Travel Management, Entourage Travel Group, Mobilize Travel, Mosman Travel and Mary Rossi Travel are the first to join the alliance by invitation only.
Australia’s leading companies in the travel industry have joined Travel group linkan invitation-only group of members “dedicated to partnering with high-quality travel companies to deliver an innovative and compelling offering through travel offering, technology and business operations”.
Link Travel Group is a joint venture recently formed between Flight Center Travel Group, The Goldman Group and Spencer Group of Companies.
In addition to joining as members of Link Travel Group, Reho Travel CEO Karsten Horne and Platinum Travel Group CEO Andy Buerckner will join the organization’s advisory board.
The Board of Directors will be instrumental in shaping the future of Link Travel Group as it develops innovative programs and projects to advance its members and the travel industry at large, according to the Managing Director of Link Travel Group, Scott Darlow.
“Andy Buerckner and Karsten Horne will now serve alongside our founding members, and a few more select members of the advisory board will be announced shortly. We are entering a new frontier in travel and Link Travel Group is paving the way for the sustainable growth of our industry, with new ideas and unique solutions to build a better future.
“Both of these impressive industry leaders have unique knowledge to offer in specialized areas of travel that will be invaluable to the growth of Link Travel Group.
“Mary Rossi Travel, Mosman Travel, Reho Travel, Platinum Travel Corporation, Entourage Travel Group and Mobilize Travel are all high performing agencies with excellent reputations, dedicated to growing and preserving the industry for future generations. .”
Andy Buerckner, CEO of Platinum Travel Group, said of the decision, “Joining Link made both business and strategic sense for Platinum Travel Group. We have long been in favor of industry collaboration, and it is needed more than ever in a rapidly changing environment that presents both challenges and opportunities.
“Our directors and teams at Platinum, Entourage and Mobilize are all excited to be part of a future with Link where we can leverage strong vendor relationships, a wide product range and the best advertising in the market. “
Karsten Horne, Reho Travel CEO added, “Reho Travel is delighted to join Link Travel Group. For many years, I have admired (from afar) the commitment to social responsibility shown by the founding member organisations. Having the opportunity to work closely with other travel companies that have a strong focus on sustainability is a real privilege.
While Sharyn Kitchener – Managing Director, Mosman Travel & Director, Mary Rossi Travel commented “Mosman Travel and Mary Rossi Travel see a very bright future for travel and in today’s dynamic and rapidly changing business environment, it is essential to partner with the right group and the right member agencies within that group.
“Having access to Link’s innovative and cutting-edge technology, collaborative and like-minded peers, and the best business deals will position our two established brands well to meet the challenges facing our ever-changing industry. .”