Buchhalter International Group


Our full complement of services is targeted, cost effective and
designed for bottom-line results.



Our expansive experience and highly regarded professionalism have earned us the respect of key travel professionals. Thus, we are able to amplify client property exposure by providing access to the most exclusive travel consortia through personal visits, product training and ongoing communication.




We prominently position our clients in key luxury channels by facilitating influential marketing alliances.

Through our coordinated marketing programs, we ensure that highly desirable target markets are effectively reached.

Our marketing strategy includes innovative, aggressive and effective initiatives including our own non-commercial digital magazine “Design Destinations Magazine”.




From branding and training to asset management, we develop customized programs that empowers clients to deliver the uncompromising level of service expected by the experience traveler.

Valerie Wilson Travel has known and worked with Franz Buchhalter for many years while he was Vice President of Sales at Kerzner International.  We believe that Franz, as an expert in the luxury travel space, will be instrumental in working with our VWT advisors to enhance the travel experiences of our clients. Valerie & Jennifer Wilson, Valerie Wilson International Travel
Franz Buchhalter is one of the most professional and well connected people in the travel industry.  His pulse on the luxury traveler through both the retail and wholesale channels has helped him catapult his successful career and establish him as an authority on travel marketing. Jack Ezon, President Ovation Vacations
Having known Franz from his career start I have nothing but the highest regard for his dedication & integrity to the agency community. Franz has always been the best possible friend to the travel agent standing by one and all in the most difficult of scenarios. I am sure with the launch of Buchhalter International Group this work ethic will carry forward. Andy Pesky, SVP Protravel International
You can rely on Franz’s  to deliver results based on in depth knowledge and a proven track record in the luxury market.  Over the many years of doing business I have admired his integrity and follow through on each and every project. Laurie Palumbo, COO Island Destinations
Having worked with Franz for many years, I can attest to his exceptional knowledge of the travel industry, and in particular, the luxury segment.  Franz knows how to cultivate relationships, showcase brands and represent properties and destinations in exemplary fashion.  His deep knowledge of both domestic US and International markets make him incredibly versatile in his ability to represent the luxury segment of the travel industry. Chad Meyerson, Global Director of Sales, Jetblue Airways
Franz was instrumental in the development of an alliance with Master Card to position The Cove Atlantis in the Latin American market and, therefore drive MasterCard usage through our joint efforts. His professionalism and his know how were key in the success of brand recognition in the market. Franz presents an unusual set of assets and is very well rounded. He is a great partner to work with and he constantly seeks to add real value to the partnership. Patricio Rubalcaba, Vice President Strategic Partnerships Travel & Entertainment Industries MasterCard Worldwide
I have had the pleasure of working with Franz for many years and have always found him to be engaging, responsive and professional.  Relationships with Franz are built on honesty and respect and with long-term thinking in mind and that’s what makes him a great business partner. Wendy Kenneally, Vice President Production, Kuoni Travel