- Bill Abbott
Milestones and Significant Events
Founding of Universal Understanding GmbH in Stuttgart, Germany, with mission of exploring culture ties to Brazil.
Founding of Universal Understanding LLC in the USA, launch of our 4star Brazil Tours website promoting expert custom tour planning to Brazil.
Launch of Argentina Tours and Chile Tours websites, under the new umbrella website 4star South America Tours website - set for further expansion across South America.
Founding of 4star Turismo do Brasil, Ltda as Brazilian Incoming Operator in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Peru Tours and Bolivia Tours added as travel destinations.
Acquisition of South America flight consolidator Value Travel in Washington DC, relaunched as 4star South America Tours.
Ecuador Tours and Uruguay Tours added as destinations.
Founding of 4 star Turismo del Peru as Peruvian Incoming Operator in Lima, Peru and 4star Turismo (Argentina) S.R.L. as Argentina Incoming Operator in Bs As, Argentina.
Recognizing the decline in the flight consolidator business, Value Travel is spun off to allow 4starSouthAmerica to concentrate on its core Travel Planning business, and lands contracts with multiple flight consolidators to offer clients more choice at lower prices.
Awarded coveted website www.SouthAmerica.travel by the .travel administrator Tralliance.
Colombia Tours & Paraguay Tours added, as well as expanded Specialty South America Golf Tours, South America Wines Tours, South America Adventure Tours, South America Railway Tours, South America Cruises and Brazil Beach Resorts.
Consolidation of all 4star websites under www.SouthAmerica.travel website. Re-emphasis as 4★ & 5★ South America Specialists. Celebration of 10th anniversary as South America Travel
Flagship US headquarters opens in Seattle, Washington. If you're in the Seattle area, come visit us! We'd love to take you out for a cup of coffee or tea and help you plan your trip to South America.
Launch of our new corporate image for www.SouthAmerica.travel, including a fresh new innovative website.
SouthAmerica.travel begins providing financial protection to UK-based travelers
SouthAmerica.travel launches a brand new, interactively responsive website - to help you plan your dream South America tour from your desktop, laptop, iPad or mobile phone!
- Bill Abbott
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