Joab Flores
Dream Vacation Builders
830 W. Lambert Rd., Unit G
La Habra, CA 90631
714.905.6215
joab.flores@dvbcalifornia.com
www.dvbcalifornia.com

Dream Vacation Builders is a receptive tour operator that caters to Latin America only. We offer vacation packages that include hotel accommodations, theme parks, day tours and airport transportation. Our mission is to provide a personal touch to our guests by providing Spanish and Portuguese-speaking customer service. Just ask, choose and leave the rest in our hands.

Business classification: 

  • Wholesaler
  • Inbound/Receptive Tour Operator

Type of travelers:

  • Group (average size:  25)
  • Customized
  • Leisure
  • FIT

Percentage of business that is: 

  • B2B – Business-to-Business: 100%

Percentage of business that is international inbound to the U.S.: 100%

Estimated number of room nights for 2023: 15,000

Hotel types utilized by your travelers:

  • Budget/Economy
  • Standard/Moderate
  • First Class/Superior
  • Luxury/Deluxe

Number of years conducting international inbound travel to the U.S.:  16

Percentage of travelers during: 

  • Winter: 25%
  • Spring: 10%
  • Summer: 55%
  • Fall: 10%

Types of products purchased: 

  • Accommodations
  • Airfare
  • Dining
  • Entrance Tickets
  • One-Day Tours
  • Shopping
  • Transportation

How do you contract with hotels/suppliers:

  • Group Rates
  • Static Rates

Types of packages offered:

  • Cultural/Historical Tours
  • Custom Tours (Shopping, Sports, Luxury, Culinary)
  • Entertainment/Special Events
  • National Parks
  • Adventure/Outdoor Tours

Languages Offered:

English, Spanish, Portuguese

U.S. destinations served:

  • PACIFIC (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington)
  • SOUTHWEST (Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)
  • SOUTHEAST (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC, West Virginia)

Top markets served (countries of origin):

Mexico, Ecuador, Argentina, Peru, Costa Rica, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala

What’s Trending:

We are looking at an increase in group travel, pre-fixed vacation packages and customers who want to visit more than one destination in a single trip.  We are putting together packages from San Francisco to Hawaii, San Francisco to Seattle and Los Angeles – San Francisco – Seattle – Hawaii – Los Angeles.  Customers are looking for this more European style of traveling.

What are you looking for from Suppliers/DMOs in 2024/2025: 

Special Group and FIT rates (not the same given direct to consumers).