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INTERNATIONAL VOYAGER NAMED TO THE INC 5000, THE MAGAZINE’S ANNUAL LIST OF AMERICA’S FASTEST GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES

September 17, 2019

Travel Company Boasts 83% Growth Over Past Three Years

MORRISTOWN, NJ – September 5, 2019 –International Voyager is thrilled to announce that the company was named to the Inc. 5000, Inc Magazine’s annual list of America’s fastest growing private companies.  International Voyager ranked 3,948.  This is the fourth time the company has been named to the prestigious list which represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses.

International Voyager, which has in its portfolio successful brands such as CruiseDirect.com, the world’s fastest growing online cruise booking agency, had revenues of $4.4 million in 2018, achieved an 83% revenue increase in the past three years.  The company was also named to the Inc 5000 in 2013, 2012 and 2011.

"We are honored to rejoin the Inc 5000" said John Maguire, CEO of International Voyager.  "To be recognized by Inc. Magazine and again be named to their prestigious list of growing private companies means a great deal to us and truly rewards our team’s efforts and successes.  We are extremely proud of our work building the brand and hope to continue our growth and be named to the list again next year.”

For more information about International Voyager. please visit https://www.internationalvoyager.com.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

About International Voyager

International Voyager is a collection of unique global travel companies with a common vision: to offer leisure and business partners the best customer service in the industry; leverage the latest technology to provide customers with up-to-date, easy to source and competitively priced vacation information; and improve their travel planning experience by streamlining and innovating the traditional travel sales channels. For over 15 years, International Voyager and its portfolio of brands have ensured that more than 33 million online customers and over 500,000 clients have benefitted from their award-winning service.  The company, named to the Inc 5000 list of the highest-revenue producing private companies in the country four times and winner of numerous industry and business accolades, counts among its portfolio of brands CruiseDirect.com, the world's highest-rated online cruise travel company. International Voyager is based in Morristown, NJ.

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Methodology

The 2019 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2015 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2015 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

About Inc. Media

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 20,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

Our Partners

Norwegian Cruise Line has enjoyed a great decade long relationship with International Voyager. They have the unique quality of being able to handle large volume with personal, intimate service because of their flexible technology that matches marketing to customers based on their personal behavior.  The International Voyager team is also one of the most nimble teams in the industry, allowing them to take advantage of our ever-changing environment.

Andy Stuart

President & CEO
Norwegian Cruise Line

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International Voyager has been a valuable member of Vacation.com and we are very proud of the relationship we share with them. They are very passionate about selling travel and are focused on selling Vacation.com preferred suppliers. They also recognize the value of their Vacation.com membership by taking full advantage of programs we offer. We enjoy working with International Voyager and look forward to continued success.

John Lovell

President
Travel Leaders Network and Leisure Group

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International Voyager is an incredible partner to Royal Caribbean. They know the importance of having a human touch in this industry, even when operating as an online travel agency. Customer service comes first for them and it’s clearly taken them far. Simply by ensuring that each and every customer is satisfied, they’ve built a following of loyal repeat clients. Royal Caribbean couldn’t ask for a more trusted partner to plan our guests’ crusie vacations.

Vicki Freed

Senior Vice President
Royal Caribbean International

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International Voyager and Celebrity Cruises have been working together for the last 10 years, and we have been able to forge a successful partnership, mainly due to them having an elite executive team, cutting edge technology and dynamic booking engine. I am confident that this partnership will continue to thrive and evolve for ten more years and beyond.

Dondra Ritzenthaler

Senior Vice President, Sales
Celebrity Cruises

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Cruise Direct and Costa Cruises have enjoyed a longstanding business relationship driven by their team's passion for the industry, their clients and our guests. They are experts at matching their cruise clients to the appropriate product thus insuring an enjoyable and memorable vacation experience. We appreciate their knowledge and enthusiasm for Cruising Italian Style on Costa which has resulted in outstanding customer satisfaction.

‎Scott Knutson

VP Sales & Marketing
Costa Cruises

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International Voyager continues to evolve and excel in a very fast paced and ever changing industry. John Maguire and his team deliver our brand as well as their customers with cutting edge technology and personal touch service. International Voyager’s team is creative, goal driven and will buck the status quo. It is these attributes that distinguish International Voyager from other travel companies and why we hold them in high regard. 

Adolfo Perez

Senior Vice President
Carnival Cruise Line

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