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Travcoa hires industry veteran as new sales director

Travcoa hires industry veteran as new sales director ( Perry Lungmus joined luxury travel operator Travcoa on February 25, as the company’s director of sales and business development.

An industry veteran, Lungmus brings more than 20 years of travel sales and marketing experience and travel agent relationships to this new staff position. Most recently, he led brand management and direct marketing efforts as the director of marketing for Cruise West. Prior to that position, Lungmus spent almost 10 years at Virtuoso, Ltd., a network of luxury travel agencies. As the executive vice president of marketing, he was responsible for the overall strategic direction and growth of the company, including key alliances. Lungmus also spent eight years as the director of sales for Abercrombie&Kent, International, a luxury tour and small-ship cruise company, where he managed the growth of key national travel agency accounts.

“Perry has proven expertise in developing and implementing sales strategies for luxury travel companies,” said Travcoa President Randy Durband. “We’re excited to have someone with his knowledge of the travel agency community leading our sales and business development initiatives.”

Lungmus received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, and spent time on scholarship at the Faculte de Lettre in Avignon, France.

About Travcoa
Travcoa has been leading in-depth explorations of the world's most exotic destinations since 1954, and offers three types of experiences in more than 90 countries around the globe: “Escorted Journeys" with extraordinary itineraries and regular departures guided by professional Travel Directors; “Custom Journeys" for independent-minded travelers with itineraries tailored to personal desires; and “Private Jet Expeditions," which offer around-the-world voyages aboard a deluxe 74-passenger Boeing 757 private jet. Long synonymous with personalized attention, exclusive access to exceptional venues and all-inclusive luxury from the finest hotels to its unique “Dine-Around" programs, Travcoa offers guaranteed departures upon acceptance of deposit on all of its journeys. For more information, visit or call (800) 992-2005

Media contacts Margaret Hagstrom Travcoa (800) 992-2005 x218 Meghan Aftosmis Bernholz & Graham (212) 219-3362

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