Kevin is the owner of Open Roads Tour & Travel Solutions LLC. An 8th generation Californian, Kevin's family came to the Golden State by covered wagon in 1859, just 10 years after statehood. With over 20 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry, Kevin has worked for several attractions and destination marketing organizations and has led teams in lodging and the group travel industry. He is a speaker at industry gatherings and hosts seminars for DMOs and industry associations on how to attract and work with tour operators. He served four years as President of Travel Alliance Partners (TAP) and is a registered Certified Tour Professional (CTP) with the National Tour Association. Kevin is married with two children in college. As an Eagle Scout, Kevin volunteers as a Scoutmaster for Scouts BSA.
Open Roads is located in the heart of California and has far-reaching expertise and long standing relationships with destinations and tour operators throughout Western Canada and the United States. Surrounded by natural beauty and unique history, the west coasts of Canada and the United States offer amazing sights, experiences and opportunities for experiential travel. The Pacific Ocean, the Canadian Rockies, and the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges provide homes to several national, state and provincial parks. Historic status has saved and preserved countless landmarks and sites of historic importance. The amazing agricultural bounty of our region provides countless Farm-to-Fork experiences and tastings of locally produced wine, beer and spirits. We are proud of our region and wish show you our many hidden gems.
We pride ourselves in working with professional companies and organizations with whom we have built trusted relationships and true partnerships. All tour components, including transportation equipment, lodging properties, attractions, and restaurants, are carefully chosen to enhance our products and the experience of our customers. Our partners have been fully vetted to assure they possess much more than the minimum qualifications to satisfy the particular requirements of tour and travel groups. No matter what your size, budget or service needs are, we have the relationships to satisfy the requirements of any travel party. We are proud members of the American Bus Association (ABA), the International Association of Travel Agents (IATAN) and the National Tour Association (NTA).
Are you a tour operator ready to grow your tour business and need help with the next steps? Is it product development, marketing, operations, finances, personnel, or organization? Or maybe you are a destination or business looking to attract more tour and travel dollars? Let our 20 years of experience give you a fresh perspective and help guide your business or organization into a more profitable future. Speaker and facilitation services are also available on many topics for DMOs looking to attract group tours to their destinations and businesses.
Kevin explores Hurtigruten's newest expedition cruise ship, mv Roald Amundsen, during her maiden voyage from Norway to Antarctica. From Select Traveler Magazine.
How much is there to do in New Orleans? A multi-generational family explores the Crescent City before a Caribbean cruise. From NTA's Courier Magazine.