Michael H. Thomas
Michael has been in the online travel business since 1995 since the founding of OneTravel in the barn of a Pennsylvania sheep farm. Amadeus and Terra Lycos acquired control of OneTravel in 2000 and Michael ran the company until 2004. In 2006 he went on to co-found Sprice, which was acquired by TravelPort in May of 2010. In 2005 Michael founded BookingWiz as a search referral travel advertising company. In 2008 with a view to increase awareness in medical tourism and the great savings available around the world for world class medical treatments he founded AllMedicalTourism.
Michael has a number of other investments in private companies both in and outside the travel space. With the founding of LBF Travel in 2010, Michael is excited to bring back a transactional component to his travel initiatives with a view to a global expansion.
Luis Yofe is a veteran of the travel industry with extensive experience in operations, technology, product development and innovation
in B2B and B2C large multinational companies. Luis performed a variety of international roles at Sabre, BCD Travel, and Carlson Wagonlit Travel,
among the most prestigious companies in the industry. Joining Mastercard in 2012, Luis entered the world of travel payments,
supporting financial institutions worldwide with products and services tailored to the travel vertical.
Luis has been involved with ACTE, GBTA, and HEDNA for many years and is passionate about the travel industry.
He is a native of Argentina and now calls Dallas, Texas home.
Vikas is an Inspirational Leader in the field of Operations and planning and has achieved many milestone in his career. He has an extensive experience of over 15 years in Business Process Outsourcing, Operations and Client Management, Startup Revolution and Business Development. He laid the foundation stone for LBF India and successfully grown it in multiple folds. In his career span, he has dedicatedly worked in the travel industry and now has become a well-known name in the travel sector. He is among the driving force in LBF success spree and expansion. His dedication and hard work have resulted into increased revenue, capturing new markets and increased clientele. He has played a very key role in new product conceptualization, development and launch. In his last assignment with Fareportal, he was responsible for Sales, Revenue and call center management for India Centre. He is a Graduate from Delhi University and has also worked with MNCs like IBM and Greaves Travel.
Adrian is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with KPMG in the UK and has over 25 years of Finance and Operational experience.
He was the group internal audit manager for Britax International plc where he travelled extensively evaluating financial controls before
becoming Director of Finance and Administration in a subsidiary company manufacturing aircraft interiors.
Adrian has extensive commercial experience across many industries and has spent the last 8 years working in online marketing within the newly emerging Medical Tourism industry. He is a graduate of Southampton University, UK with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics and Accounting.
Josh has worked in the digital marketing space for over 18 years with top brands and companies like Expedia, Hotwire, Avenue A/Razorfish, Microsoft, Eddie Bauer, Intuit, & Blue Nile. Prior to LBF Travel, he was the Director of Online Marketing and Search Engine Marketing for Hotwire for seven years in which he significantly grew all aspects of online partnership marketing, affiliate marketing, and search engine marketing programs along with leading all digital creative agency partnerships.