VoyageTrek is an Internet based consumer travel information and marketing services company. Our mission it to help people find their ideal vacation. We are passionate about your vacation!
Free Directory Search Service: Travelers can search by activity and / or destination for tour operators and travel companies who offer guided single and multi-day vacations with listings information compiled by our editors and through direct submissions from tour operators, which are then reviewed by our editors. Contextually relevant advertisements are labeled as advertising and kept separate from the free and unbiased tour operator listings. We believe we have the largest directory of tour operators and specialty vacation companies in the world.
Lead Referral Advertising Programs: We help introduce travelers to the best tour operators for their ideal vacation through our invite only Editor's Spotlight program (voyagetrek.com/spotlight).
Travel Providers and Tour Operators Information Submission: Companies that offer guided and specialty travel listed on www.voyagetrek.com and submit their information to our website for free at www.voyagetrek.com/operator/. The Editor's Spotlight lead referral advertising program is an optional program for companies who want a new cost-effective way to acquire new customers via high-quality leads sent right to their email. The program is application based and we only work with top suppliers who offer great travel experiences and also have professional sales and marketing organizations.
Mike Mathieu: Chairman
Mike Mathieu is a serial entrepreneur focused on the
power of technology and information to help people. Mike is also chairman
and founder of Walk Score and Front Seat. Mike is chairman of All
Property Management. He is a partner at Social Venture Partners and
serves as an investor, advisor, and board member of many businesses and
non-profit organizations. Mike is sought out as a speaker and adviser for online marketing, lead generation, and technology.
Mike was founder and CEO of All Star Directories, an
INC 500-listed online marketing company, and spent a decade at Microsoft where
he was General Manager of MSN.com and MSN Search. He holds a BA from Harvard and lives in Seattle. In his spare
time Mike enjoys skiing, running, reading and travel. Mike's favorite travel destination is the hill towns of Tuscany.
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Cliff Hawk: CEO and Founder
Cliff Hawk founded VoyageTrek in 2007 to help people
find their ideal vacations. Prior to VoyageTrek, Cliff worked in senior
product management and business development positions for the Microsoft
Corporation and MSN & Bing. Cliff
managed the original paid search program, which then became MSN’s largest ad
product and then the foundation of AdCenter and Bing Ads. Cliff later led partnerships with many of MSN
and Bing’s largest media partners including many of the largest magazine, book,
TV, and online media companies.
Prior to Microsoft, Cliff helped drive development of
new advertising products for aQuantive, including the pioneering programs for
search optimization and advertising. Prior to aQuantive, Cliff worked in
product and operations management positions for Dell, Dunlop, and Princess
Cruises. Cliff holds a BA in Business Administration from the University
of Washington, an MBA in Marketing from the W. P. Carey School of Business at
Arizona State University, and he completed graduate coursework in business at
The Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management. Cliff received two
MBA merit scholarships for academic achievement.
Cliff lives in Bellevue near Seattle with his
wife. He enjoys traveling, skiing, golf, tennis, and the great outdoors. Cliff's favorite travel destinations are Thailand and Glacier Park in Montana - where he once worked for a summer.
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Tracie Thorson: Director of Client Services
Tracie Thorson most recently spent eight years at All Star Directories, a leading online directory and
marketing services company. She was the Group Sales Manager where she
exemplified account management, customer relationship, operational efficiency
and lead generation expertise. Tracie also has a marketing background
through her work at SuperValu International Marketing department and The Home
Depot Advertising department.
She graduated Cum Laude at the University of
Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and a Bachelor of Arts in
Tracie lives in Seattle with her husband and two
children. She is an avid skier, loves family hikes, and a good glass of
cabernet. Tracie’s love of travel has brought her to South America,
Europe, Africa and Asia. Tracie's favorite travel destinations are Mauritius and Whistler, BC.
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