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Central Holidays Continues Record Growth Trajectory into 2024 and Unveils New Dubai Destination Management Office

Central Holidays Continues Record Growth Trajectory into 2024 and Unveils New Dubai Destination Management Office

Moonachie, NJ – (February 14, 2024) – Central Holidays is proud to announce another year of unprecedented growth in 2023, carrying the momentum into 2024 with remarkable achievements and exciting developments.


In 2023, Central Holidays experienced record-breaking growth, with a surge in bookings and a notable expansion of its global team. Building on this success, the company has opened a new destination management office in Dubai, further extending its reach and enhancing travel opportunities throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The new office adds to the company’s global presence that also includes long-established offices in Italy and Egypt and affords the brand an extra edge in delivering immersive travel experiences in the destinations they serve – featuring a high level of expertise with regards to attractions, food, hotels, excursions, and other requests made by travel advisors for their clients.


As of February 1, 2024, Central Holidays’ group requests have already reached an impressive 95 percent of total 2023 revenue, with overall revenue, including FIT business, at 75 percent in just the first month of the year. The company has observed a trend towards earlier bookings, with travelers planning their trips 90-120 days in advance, and even this far ahead for 2025. The brand is also reporting a strong demand for customized travel for both Group and FIT bookings and is seeing high demand for destinations European destinations such as Italy, Greece, France, Spain, Portugal, and Croatia, plus many Latin American countries like Peru and Panama.


“Central Holidays is poised to continue in growth mode,” said Adam Greis, General Manager of Central Holidays. “The company remains steadfast in our dedication to making it easy and most profitable for travel advisors to do business with Central Holidays while remaining focused on excellence in travel. Central Holidays is renowned for personalized service and is made up of passionate travelers, enthusiastic about showing the corners of the world to others. It’s one of the traits that sets Central Holidays apart from others and continues to garner the travel brand such a high rate of loyal travel advisor partners and repeat travelers.”


The company continues ramping-up with a huge investment made over the past five years in a comprehensive new technology system soon to be unveiled for travel advisors. News about new training and technology offerings will be announced in the coming weeks.


Agencies looking to learn more about the benefits of working with the destination specialists at Central Holidays to boost their revenue can contact the company’s Travel Industry Sales Vice President Margie Bell via email at [email protected].


About Central Holidays


Founded in 1972, Central Holidays is an award-winning travel brand that offers superior travel programs, value, and service to enchanting destinations across Italy, Europe, Egypt, Africa, West Asia, and Latin America.  As true destination specialists, this leader in travel offers an expansive range of Independent, Escorted, Hosted, and Land/Cruise itineraries.  Central Holidays presents a wide array of diverse travel opportunities including cultural programs, culinary adventures, family vacations, romantic getaways, and active travel. Group Travel Experiences are a hallmark of the company, offering special interest travel, religious pilgrimages, and fully customized programs.  Their newest brand, Journeys by Central Holidays, was created to orchestrate tailor-made travel experiences that redefine luxury. Central Holidays remains at the forefront of the tourism and travel industry, offering distinctive travel programs that support brand promises of reliability, expertise, and flexibility. For more information, contact Central Holidays at 1-800-935-5000 or visit