March 29, 2011
The self-made man is a notion that has become increasingly rarified, and still rightly mythologized in the business world. Our newest ‘stars’ tend to have a good idea that captures the public zeitgeist for a moment or two, only to then disappear into a forgotten forest . But, others are able to develop and grow, perhaps even carrying on something of a dynasty from generation to generation. One such example of a pioneer, someone who has built an empire truly ‘from the ground up,’ is Stanley Tollman , who having just turned eighty years old, has helped define the global travel experience with a family business that is unquestionably a leader in its field.
January 02, 2012
The global enterprises of traditional markets based in the west, are in constant search for expansion opportunities in the east. An enterprise making its first steps towards entering the east is bound to find out that conducting business deals can differ greatly in one area of the world as opposed to another. In a world were every small error may result in large scale outcomes when it comes to business reputation, there simply isn't enough room for mistakes. Stanley Tollman, founder of TTC, recommends building partnerships in order to obtain a clear and successful entrance to the eastern business world...
November 06, 2012
Bea Tollman is an historical figure in the hospitality and hotels business for more than five decades. Today, she is the reigning leader of the elite and luxurious Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a brand that is known for style, service and quality. The European Hospitality Awards, established in 2010, set out to honour those dedicate to the classic and true trade of hospitality and hotels. This is why Bea Tollman earned this year's Hotelier of the Year award. Judges summarized in their decision that they believe Bea is a stellar example for all in the hotel business because of her intense dedication to service, the basic and foundational principal of hospitality. They said that even with her wealth and great success, Bea deserves recognition for never losing site of her business' philosophy of quality service and continued to be a hands-on manager of the hotel collection. Wife of The Travel Corporation Chairman Stanley Tollman, Bea said she is honoured and thanked her hotel teams who carry out her vision.
October 29, 2011
The number of tour agencies began to grow in the early 20th century in parallel using the improvement of rail travel, photography, publishing of guidebooks and articles by travel writers, all of which increased public interest in travel. While leisure travel was initially limited towards the wealthy, tourism gradually became accessible to everyone later in the century as the aviation market blossomed.
The Travel Corporation Implementing and Promoting Destination Conservation to Protect the Future of Tourism
September 21, 2011
BushmansKloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, a unique travel destination in South Africa is the brainchild of Brett Tollman, global CEO of the travel industry’s largest privately owned travel conglomerate, The Travel Corporation (TTC), and Gavin Tollman, Chairman of Travcorp, SA. BushmansKloof, which has been recognized as a South African Heritage Site and as a 5-star lodge, illustrates TTC’s dedication to tourism conservation, which aims to offset the potentially negative impact of tourism on natural locations. At BushmansKloof, visitors have access to luxurious facilities and over 35 species of mammals, more than 150 bird species and 755 plant species and rare rock art sites.
July 14, 2011
South African travel industry leader, Stanley Tollman along with nephew, Gavin Tollman, recently placed a donation of R 525,000 in honor of the late Doctor Arnold Tollman. The kind donation has been made to the Groote Schuur Hospital Renal Unit.
April 23, 2012
Brett Tollman would like to see more tourists choosing Australia as a vacation destination and is doing his part to make that happen. One of the drawbacks he sees is that there are no famous brand luxury hotels in the country, so he would like to begin to acquire or build one in Perth, similar to the Red Carnation Hotels. However, the proposition is too expensive, which seems to be why there are no luxury accommodations in Australia. While extremely advanced in marketing tourism to the country, the Australian local conditions have not changed positively in the past six months. In his opinion, Australia's tourism industry executives must join together as one voice when approaching their government on the issues facing tourism in Australia.
December 12, 2011
Over the last decades, travel and tourism have managed to capture and maintain a special place in the hearts of citizens all around the western world. Westerns spend time and money carefully planning and carrying out their annual and even occasional excursions. In recent years, a new crowd has turned up and began showing an increased interest in the travel and tourism industry - citizens of the Asian countries, and among them Chinese civilians. The eastern awakening has the potential to generate a positive impact on the travel industry as the visitation rate of these travelers keeps growing and is likely to play a crucial part in the social and economic stability, according to Stanley Tollman, chairman of TTC.
February 12, 2012
Today’s traveler seeks different experiences that include more personal, intimate and meaningful encounters and experiences while engaging in a much closer and more active interaction with the local culture and community. The traveler’s new desires have boosted the river cruising sector with a strong rise in recent years as river cruising answers the traveler’s desires by allowing and offering a chance to see, feel and experience new destinations while traveling in smaller, cozier and far more luxurious ways.
December 20, 2011
The fastest growing economic sector of today's world is found in travel and tourism. This sector has proven to be a useful indicator for locating economic and social growth across the globe. Contrary to western markets facing continued strain fro, eastern markets exhibit continuous signs of growth and opportunity. The Growth of the luxury segment has raised particular interest, considering worldwide personal spending restraints since the end of 2008
December 14, 2011
Across the globe travel and tour companies have announced the rising Chinese market as their new business priority. Boston Consulting Group’s 2011 report confirms the change in the Chinese market and states: “Not long ago, most Asian tourists were from Japan, South Korea, or Hong Kong – the region’s most affluent markets. But that is rapidly changing. By 2013, China is expected to surpass Japan as the second largest travel and tourism market in the world”. Stanley Tollman’s The Travel Corporation is an example of a travel and tourism company setting sight and investing in the rapid growing Chinese market.
The Travel Corporation (TTC) under the sterling leaderships of Stanley and Brett Tollman has always supported regions of the world that have been hardest hit by natural disasters. Speaking at the 2012 WTTC Global Summit held in Japan, Tollman spoke about the importance that travel and tourism companies have to play in rebuilding and supporting countries like Japan. After a visit to one of the disaster recovery sites in Sendai, Brett Tollman was outspoken in his praise for the people of Japan. “The Travel Corporation is proud to stand beside Japan as the people of this beautiful nation stand tall once again.” noted the dynamic leader of The Travel Corporation.
To learn more about Stanley, please visit the biography page