GLOBAL TRAVEL OUTLOOK 2017.

| January 1, 2017

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Traditionally more fragmented market than air. Expect further consolidation of hotel group ownership globally - hotel chains to grow from approximately 25% to 35% of global market share

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Vantage Deluxe World Travel

Founded in 1983 as a part of The Vantage Group, Inc., Vantage Deluxe World Travel today is a $240 million, travel/direct marketing company that has escorted more than 400,000 mature travelers around the world. The company's proven financial track record is demonstrated by its more than 25 years in business and its consistently growing profitability. Vantage creates and markets travel programs - offering deluxe trips exclusively to mature individuals to destinations throughout the globe. Vantage programs are complete and planned to provide you with a great experience including life long memories. Vantage also offers group travel serving members of alumni, professional and fraternal groups around the country. Vanatge group travel provides great itineraries for the group, complete planning and free travel for the group leader among many other value added benefits.

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Founded in 1983 as a part of The Vantage Group, Inc., Vantage Deluxe World Travel today is a $240 million, travel/direct marketing company that has escorted more than 400,000 mature travelers around the world. The company's proven financial track record is demonstrated by its more than 25 years in business and its consistently growing profitability. Vantage creates and markets travel programs - offering deluxe trips exclusively to mature individuals to destinations throughout the globe. Vantage programs are complete and planned to provide you with a great experience including life long memories. Vantage also offers group travel serving members of alumni, professional and fraternal groups around the country. Vanatge group travel provides great itineraries for the group, complete planning and free travel for the group leader among many other value added benefits.

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