An investment Syndicate has acquired Huntington Travel, Escapades by Huntington and Huntington Travel USA from Etraveli Group AB.
The three companies are all now part of a new company Huntington Travel Holding Inc. (HTH). Huntington Travel has been voted one of the top three consolidators in Canada for many years and has been in operation since 1973.
Their global airline partnerships and longevity within the industry has made them a leading airline consolidator in the Canadian and US markets.
Huntington prides itself on the service it provides agents from their dedicated and experienced team. HTH plans to spend the coming months ensuring business as usual at Huntington Travel and its subsidiaries.
Kiran Budhdev, current CEO, will continue to lead the company and its subsidiaries in the interim.
Budhdev has expressed his excitement to learn that the new owners acknowledge the Huntington brand value and the service model provided by the existing Huntington team.
He commented: “Travel agency and airline partners will continue to enjoy the excellent relationships they have experienced with Huntington over the last 48 years.”
Travel industry executive Ravi Kumar joins the Huntington team as COO.
Kumar brings extensive experience in air consolidation with successful long tenures at major consolidators and TMCs in Canada.
Etraveli Group CEO, Mathias Hedlund said that: “The company was looking to divest its Consolidator business Huntington Travel along with the subsidiaries and found a good home. We are pleased that Huntington will continue to service its clients and supplier partners with the high standards the Huntington brand is known for”
Kumar observed that: “Covid-19 has affected every business in travel; however, Huntington has been recognized for its great service to its customers and partners during these difficult times. At Huntington, we believe in being a long-term valuable partner to the travel industry community.”
Go to www.huntingtontravel.net for more.