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Early Stage:
Merecoba Travel
801-300-1113
Majority Owner and Westminster Alumni:
Baptiste Prevot (’10)
Launched in 2010
Approximate Yearly Revenue: 0-$25,000
Industry: Travel
Company Overview: Merecoba is unique. We specialize in France education tours, vacation tours, and France vacation planning and travel consulting. Unlike other travel companies offering years of travel experience, Merecoba’s founders offer a lifetime of living in France and travel knowledge, including extensive, unique travel planning for the experienced as well as novice traveler. Merecoba offers the very best value for your travels in France. In addition to small-group vacation tours, Merecoba is the leader for MBA group travel in France. Each year, dozens of MBA candidates participate in Merecoba’s MBA France tours and discover why France continues to be one the world's leading economic, trade, and diplomatic powers. Merecoba also provides outstanding undergraduate educational experiences.
Future Growth Plans: Expand to other Graduate Business Programs in the USA as well as expand to other European countries.
Major Accomplishments: Merecoba Travel has no debt and generated revenue its first year.
 
 
Utah Travel Connection
Majority Owners:
Chris Searle
Liliana Casale 
Westminster Alumni:
Chris Searle (BS ’93) (MBA ’10)
Launched in 2000
Approximate Yearly Revenue: $100,001-$500,000
Industry: Travel        
Company Overview: Bring foreign student groups to Utah for ski programs. Sell vacation packages to direct customers. Sell lift tickers on-line.
Future Growth Plans: Target new markets for student groups. Marketing efforts to attract more direct customers. Increase on-line lift ticket offerings.

 

Growth Stage:
Pure Life Expeditions
801-232-5568
Majority Owner and Westminster Alumni:
Andrew Taylor (’10)
Launched in 2004
Approximate Yearly Revenue: 0- $25,000
Industry: Travel
Company Overview: Pure Life Expeditions runs unique adventure tours deep into the rainforest of Costa Rica. It's perfect for the traveler looking to get a real and authentic cultural experience with their adventures.
Future Growth Plans: Pure Life Expeditions is looking at expanding into the corporate training and therapeutic industries.