Andrew Heltzel Named Chief Commercial Officer of the Xanterra Travel Collection

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Andrew Heltzel Named Chief Commercial Officer of the Xanterra Travel Collection on January 1, 2023

Andy Todd, President and CEO of Xanterra Travel Collection, one of the most diverse and oldest travel and hospitality companies in the US (it traces its roots to the Fred Harvey Company founded in 1876) named Andrew Heltzel Chief Commercial Officer.

During Andrew’s 11‐year tenure with Xanterra as Director of Marketing, CRM & Analytics, he has been responsible for managing the enterprise database, technology optimization, analytics, and brand communications to drive revenue growth, cross-sell, and guest loyalty.

Prior to joining Xanterra, Andrew was Senior Account Director at Atlas Advertising, responsible for the strategic planning and execution of global sales and marketing plans for hospitality and resort real estate development clients.

“Andrew brings tremendous value to our business with his deep hospitality and travel industry experience and personal passion for our products,” says Todd. “We are thrilled for Andrew to join Xanterra’s executive team and lead our commercial divisions including Marketing, Sales, Revenue Management and Guest Services.”


About Xanterra Travel Collection

Known for its “Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint,” Xanterra Travel Collection provides a world of unforgettable experiences through its operations in national parks, including lodges, restaurants, tours, and activities, as well as through its ownership of resorts, a cruise line, a railway, and tour companies. Xanterra has operations in Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Zion, Glacier, and Rocky Mountain National Parks, and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Xanterra Travel Collection also owns and operates the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel in Williams, Ariz., The Grand Hotel in Tusayan, Ariz., The Oasis at Death Valley in Death Valley Calif., Cedar Creek Lodge in Columbia Falls, Mont., Windstar Cruises, Holiday Vacations, VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations, and Country Walkers. Xanterra is also affiliated with two Forbes Five-Star Resorts, The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO and Sea Island on the coast of Georgia.

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