Meet Our Team
Mr. Holzapfel has a direct and rich experience of 33 years in the real estate, development, lodging asset, project management hotel and hospitality industries. Currently he is an owner and operator of this hospitality and travel services company for over 10 years. He previously handled over $450M in assets over the years, and has gained the experience from startups, acquisition, new build, and brand conversions in hotel and resorts, timeshare and vacation club properties throughout the United States, Mexico, South America and China.
He has worked with major renowned hotel and brands like Disney, Westin, Crown Plaza, Quality Inn, Choice Hotel, Hyatt, Marathon, Real Resorts, Riu Hotels, Shore Wood Resorts, Peoples Bank, Boyd Gaming, MGM, Blue-Green, Star Island, TravelPro, Compass Group, ABG China, Mastercraft, Delta, Del Webb and various cruise line companies. Part of his 33 years of experience is focused on tour and travel packaging, marketing, sales, operations and turn-arounds in various levels. To date, Mr. Holzapfel, has been a part of a project team that has built 12 new hotels and vacation club companies, a lead for 6 conversions, and he built up a lifestyle travel company of 1.2 MM members in a travel services and vacation packaging company, managed and operated over 27 independent to branded hotels and resorts.
In his 33 years of experience he has accomplished a considerable number of milestones due to him growing up in a commercial real estate development family. David has a great passion for humanitarianism, he cares deeply for all inhabitants on the planet. He does a vast array of community outreach programs and contributes to beneficiary charities.
Dantrell Johnson is a key member on our team that brings prodigious experience from national brands such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Acorn Stairlifts, before entering the world of hospitality. His background allows him to be hands-on and well diverse, which is crucial for the success of our company and partners.
His position presents him with the opportunity to work on the new pathways of Vacation Travel Services infrastructure and development. His role within Vacation Travel Services extends to managing hospitality assets, transitions of ownership/management on properties, financials, assessments of new and upcoming properties, networks and development in operations, construction communications, project management, and branding. In addition, Mr. Johnson adds a technology background, making for more efficient programming skills to assist in our future growth plans into these markets.
Pedro Burgos was born and raised in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Since 2006 he has been working in the hospitality industry here in Central Florida. He covered a wide array of positions in a multitude of hotel departments such as Front Desk, Housekeeping, and Sales and Marketing for companies such as Wyndham Worldwide, CTN Maingate, Booking.com and Choice Hotels.
Pedro Is the Vice President for the sales and marketing department for Vacation Travel Services and his expertise have been able to assist ownership in transition, stabilization, and increase sales revenue for their current hotel portfolios. He has been able to maintain and enhance preexisting business relations, as well as, generate and capture new growth opportunities due to networking capabilities.
Tania Rosado was born in Puerto Rico and relocated to the United States at an early age providing her with the ability of being Bilingual. Vacation Travel Services is honored to have Tania Rosado as the newest addition to our sales and marketing team. Tania comes with a solid background in Customer Service and Commercial Sales business. Tania’s attributes include being a compassionate, intelligent, studious, diligent, and dependable worker, to name a few.
She has developed at a rapid pace and currently supports two of our hotels in their sales and marketing affairs as well as maintains and enhances preexisting business relations while generating and capturing new growth opportunities for Vacation Travel Services. Tania’s position is to act as a liaison between our hotels and suppliers, and that makes her a great asset and key performer to our company.
Who We Are
Vacation Travel Services was formed over 10 years ago as a sales, marketing, and operational company in the hospitality industry. We provide our clients, both in the U.S. and internationally, services such as:
- Asset Management
- Business Development
- Hospitality Sales & Marketing
- Hospitality Transition Management
- Client Services
- Travel and Vacation Packages
We've worked with many brands to provide the highest quality sales and services for our clients both on the business and consumer side of our operations. Some of these brands include Choice Hotels, SpringHill Suites, MGM Resorts, Boyd Gaming, Palidsades Resorts, CTN Development, Roomba Hotels, Quality Suites, Comfort Suites, Ascend Hotels, and G Hospitality, among others.
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