EXPANSION HITS AT 25TH ANNIVERSARY
NEW YORK, Jason King, President of Yours In Travel Personnel Agency, Inc., announced the opening of 5 New Offices in 1997. The new office locations will be in Stamford, CT, White Plains, NY, Philadelphia, PA., Los Angeles, CA., and San Francisco, CA.
King said, "Due to a sizable increase in these five regions, and in order to service our accounts better, we have decided to open these additional locations.
"Despite the initial impact of the airlines imposing their 'Cap Plan', most of our major accounts expanded their businesses in 1995, versus our initial contemplation of companies downsizing. In 1995 we (Yours In Travel Personnel) successfully completed over 6,000 searches on a worldwide basis," King added.
The agency, now celebrating its 25th year in business, is the nation's largest source of recruitment dedicated solely to the Travel Industry.
Three of the new regional offices, located in the Northeast, shall report directly to Ms. Robyn Hering, who has recently been promoted from Vice President to Regional Vice President. She is located at their Rutherford, NJ location.
In other news King said, "We have expanded our National Sales Force, adding territories in Chicago, Kansas City, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, and Seattle. Ms. Kelly Segnello has joined our company in a Regional Sales capacity for the New York/New Jersey Tri-State area. Kelly will be working out of our NJ offices. Her background encompasses both travel agency work, and, most recently, hotel sales management.
King also announced, "We also have a three new additions to our corporate headquarters staff. Ms. Nancy Bookchin, CMP, formally Senior Vice President of Strategic Research Institute. She started with our organization in 1996, and has recently been promoted to National Account Manager. Ms. Bookchin had been in the Meetings Industry for over 7 years.
"Mr. Michael J. Barrett, formally Corporate Travel Manager for Computer Associates for 8 years, and most recently Corporate Travel Manager for Liz Claiborne, has joined our staff as an Account Manager. Mike will specialize in Corporate Travel Management recruitment.
"We are also happy to announce that Mr. Sam Colosimo, who worked for Yours In Travel for over 9 years, and decided to retire, has re-joined our staff to assist in the upgrading of our automation and filing systems. Mr. Colosimo was in sales management with Philippine Airlines for 23 years, prior to joining our family.
Our newest office, opened August 1, 1996 in Bellevue, WA (a suburb of Seattle) welcomes Mr. Robert L. Nielsen as Vice President - Western Region. Bob previously was the Director of Human Resources, for 14 years, for Holland America Line/Westours, Inc. Bob will also be responsible for our two newest offices to be opened soon in California.
Our support staff has also been enlarged at corporate headquarters, we are proud to welcome Ms. Esther Romero and Ms. Patricia Zucker. Both will work under the supervision of Ms. Jeanie Kurzrok, Executive Vice President, who heads up our accounting and administration functions. Jeanie has been with us for 24 years. Prior to joining us she was in passenger sales with TWA for 11 years.
Yours In Travel currently has offices in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Washington, DC, Georgia, Florida, Arizona, Seattle, and London, England. All offices are wholly owed, not franchisees.
In the latter part of 1997, plans will be completed for our new offices Globally in London, Paris, Rome, Frankfurt, and Zurich.
Yours In Travel Personnel Agency, Inc. - corporate headquarters located at 12 West 37th Street, New York, New York 10018. 212 697-7855.
In other news, Yours In Travel has created its own Web Page on the Internet due to the large demand from candidates around the globe. This page was designed for candidates to apply directly. Their domain name is: http://www.yoursintravel.com
They will also shortly be found on line with the major CRS vendors: Sabre, Apollo, SystemOne/Amadeus, & Worldspan.
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