Alez Zozaya, Executive chairman
How I Got Here is a weekly podcast from PhocusWire and Mozio, getting the inside stories behind innovation and startups in travel and transportation.
The history of the organization is one marked with taking opportunities when they arise, guesswork and luck, plus making some crucial strategic decisions, as Zozaya explains to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of PhocusWire.
Apple Leisure Group is a major seller of tickets, packages and hotels across multiple brands.
The company was formed by way of a number of mergers and acquisitions, including most recently a deal to combine with the Mark Travel Corporation.
The history of the organization is one marked with taking opportunities when they arise, guesswork and luck, plus making some crucial strategic decisions.
Alex Zozaya was CEO of the group until 2019, when he moved aside to become executive chairman and hand over the reins to Alejandro Reynal.
His period at the helm has included sales to private equity and purchases of many brands that are now subsidiaries of the wider group, as well as the crucial leadership role required to oversee so many acquisitions.
Zozaya joins us as the latest guest on How I Got Here.
* Editor's note: in the interview, Zozaya references COVID-19 protocols and safety measures for its AMResorts brand. This information is now out of date, so please refer to its dedicated page here.
HIGH is a weekly show produced by PhocusWire and Mozio, aimed at getting the inside stories behind startups and innovation in travel and transportation.
It's hosted by our editor in chief, Kevin May, and Mozio co-founder and CEO David Litwak.
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How I Got Here, episode 60 - Alex Zozaya of Apple Leisure Group
How I Got Here
This is a weekly podcast from PhocusWire and Mozio, getting the inside stories behind innovation and startups in travel and transportation.