Peter van Berkel
Travalco USA, Inc.
500 S. Federal Hwy., Suite 4287
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

Full range inbound operator offering more than 150 flexible self-drive programs for North America with market-leading documentation in eight languages and multiple information formats. Large number of directly contracted hotels, experiences and FIT services through WEB and XML-based interfaces. Very well established seat-in escorted tour program from many gateways as well as group tours and ad-hoc program for leisure and MICE.

Business classification: 

  • Wholesaler
  • Inbound/Receptive Tour Operator
  • DMC

Type of travelers:

  • Group (average size: 35)
  • Customized
  • Leisure
  • Corporate
  • FIT
  • Scheduled
  • MICE

Percentage of business that is: 

  • 100% B2B – Business-to-Business

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

Percentage of tour/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.: 37

Percentage of travelers during: 

  • Winter: 10%
  • Spring: 20%
  • Summer: 50%
  • Fall: 20%

Product and package overview: types of products purchased: 

  • Accommodations
  • Dining
  • Entrance Tickets
  • One-Day Tours
  • Shopping
  • Transportation
  • All land arrangements

How do you contact with hotels/suppliers:

  • Group Rates
  • Static Rates
  • Connectivity
  • Hybrid rate programs

Types of packages offered:

  • Cruise Holidays
  • Cultural/Historical Tours
  • Custom Tours (Shopping, Sports, Luxury, Culinary)
  • Entertainment/Special Events
  • Medical/Wellness Travel
  • National Parks
  • Religious Travel
  • Student/Language Immersion Tours
  • Adventure/Outdoor Tours

U.S. destinations served:

  • Entire United States

Top markets service (countries of origination): 

All continents – 50 inbound markets with a focus on European Visa waiver countries

What are you looking for from Suppliers/DMOs in 2023: 

Keeping the long view that inbound travel markets will be coming back strong with very advantageous travel and spending patterns. Covid inflated domestic demand for USA product will taper off quickly once international destinations targeting USA Source markets will open again and restrictions / inconveniences will be lifted.