Pisa Brothers Travel, based in New York, has merged with Worldview Travel headquartered in Southern California. The company has an estimated $200 million in annual sales. Ricci Zukerman, a 34-year industry veteran and president and founder of Worldview Travel, will lead the company.
Zukerman has successfully grown Worldview Travel to six offices in Southern California and two in Florida, in addition to over 100 independent contractors located throughout the U.S. Management services for the newly merged organization will be provided from Worldview Travel’s headquarters in California. These include accounting, human resources, operations and marketing.
“Over the years I have had the pleasure of working with some of the most knowledgeable, experienced travel counselor’s in our business," Zuckerman said. "The Pisa Brothers and Worldview Travel professionals are such a good match in so many ways and have much in common. We share a similar corporate culture where the emphasis is on luxury travel. Independently the companies are on a solid foundation, but together our combined talents and resources will position us to reach heights not possible until now.”
Both agency’s are members of Virtuoso and will retain their own name identity that their clients have known and trusted for years. Mary Kleen, formerly of Virtuoso in New York, has been appointed as the general manager for Pisa Brothers. The firm was formed in 1924.Visit www.worldviewtravel.com.