Travelive

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Travelive
Type Private
Industry Travel, Tour operator, Tourism, Hospitality
Founded 2001
Headquarters New Jersey, USA
Products Private luxury tours
Website www.travelive.com

Travelive is a luxury travel company specializing in custom made luxury vacations, honeymoons, cruises and private yacht charters.

History[edit]

Travelive was founded in 2001 by Panos Chalvantzis and Mina Agnos.[1] Agnos was listed by PhoCusWright as the first Young Leader announced as part of the 2010 Class of 35. The Class of 35 is PhoCusWright’s top 35 rising stars in the online travel industry that are aged 35 and under.[1] Travel + Leisure magazine included Agnos in the A-List: World's Top Travel Agents 2011.[2]

Initial focus was on Destination Weddings for the Caribbean, Mexico, and Santorini, Greece in addition to hotel bookings within the U.S. In 2006, the company shifted strategy and focused on the luxury travel market. Emphasis was given to custom itineraries and customer service and support. Within the year, the company relaunched Travel2Greece.com [3] which provided luxury travel services for Greece including Athens, Mainland Greece, Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, and Rhodes.[4]

In 2008, the company launched Travel2Italy.com, with similar services for Italy, followed by Travel2Egypt.com [5] with services for Egypt.

In 2010, Travelive launched Travel2Turkey.com.[6][7]

Products and services[edit]

Travelive specializes in luxury Foreign Independent Travel (FIT), semi-private group tours, cruises and tours in Greece, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan and Kenya.

Partners[edit]

Travelive has a direct relation with luxury hotels in addition to cooperating with Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Luxury Collection by Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and Virtuoso Hotels in Greece, Italy, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan and Kenya.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Travel Daily News.
  2. ^ Travel + Leisure.
  3. ^ Travel Daily News.
  4. ^ USA Today.
  5. ^ Cairo Stock Market
  6. ^ Yahoo! Finance
  7. ^ Travel Pulse

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