The Pulse: Frosch acquires Indian River Travel
Why It Rates: This is the third agency Frosch has acquired this year. It bought Los Angeles-based Willet Travel in April and Pompano Beach, Fla.-baed Adventure Travels in January. – Claudette Covey, TravelPulse travel agents editor
Travel management company FROSCH has acquired Indian River Travel, effective August 1, 2014.
Indian River Travel owners, Ken Wall and John Burson, are extremely pleased with their new relationship with FROSCH. Wall expressed that “FROSCH’s buying power, industry respect, and top tier relationships with the world’s finest travel suppliers will allow our clients to enjoy even greater travel benefits and services.”
Bryan Leibman, President & CEO of FROSCH, continued: “Ken and John exemplify the utmost integrity, and Indian River Travel shares our deep commitment to our clients and employees. As we assist with the transition into a FROSCH company, we are positive that the synergy will be a strong asset to the mutual benefit of both companies.”
Indian River Travel has been in the travel business, providing superior customer service and extensive travel knowledge for over 28 years. The company specializes in luxury cruising, upscale honeymoon planning, family travel, and group travel, while focusing on premium and luxury cruises and tours.
With the acquisition, FROSCH significantly strengthens its presence on the east coast of Florida. Burson will become a Luxury Travel Consultant, and Wall will act as liaison between Indian River Travel’s daily operations, its staff members and FROSCH.
SOURCE: FROSCH press release