About Us


Travlink vertical‘TravLinkSolutions’, founded by veteran CEO John Boulding, is a business advisory firm specialising in the travel industry. The focus is on international representation and assisting wholesalers, agents and tourism organisations in USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe and Asia to innovate and adapt, develop new channels and products, improve operating profitability and increase market share. TLS has extensive commercial and distribution connections around the world.

The TravellingMan

TravellingMan Verticle‘The TravellingMan’ is John’s personal brand, a vehicle for sharing the experiences and knowledge he has accumulated over 40 years as a global traveller, businessman, travel insider and senior industry executive. Through dramatic storytelling, insightful commentary and good humour, John will bring colour and life to travel videos, keynote speaking, presentations, conference moderating, media presenting and blogging.

John Boulding


John is a business leader, travel industry expert and founder of ‘TravLinkSolutions’ and ‘The TravellingMan’.

His career includes 28 years’ experience as a CEO in private and public companies, including two decades as global CEO of Insight Vacations, a major tour operator within The Travel Corporation group.

John travels regularly all over the world from his base in Geneva, Switzerland. He and his family have also lived in the UK, Italy, Holland, Australia, Bermuda and Guernsey.

He has worked across many sectors of the travel and leisure industries, including the youth market with brands such as Contiki Travel; mass market with companies such as the German ITS Group; and premium and luxury sectors through Insight Vacations.

John’s business approach is innovative and commercial, with customer service and product delivery at front of mind. He has proven success in leading businesses in start-up, turnaround and challenging environments.

John leads with a vision and passion that is inclusive, creative and focused. He has a strong track record of building industry-best teams who achieve great results and profitability.


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