Jurgen-GeversA proven expert in the travel industry, he will head the Munich-based tourism marketing and PR agency which is a fully owned subsidiary of the global market leader for tourism and aviation management, AVIAREPS.

Mr. Gevers, 35, completed his studies in business administration and travel management and then pursued a successful career in various sectors of the travel industry, having worked for, among others, the agency Lufthansa City Center in Germany. During his time at Lufthansa German Airlines, he was in charge of leisure sales in Southern Germany and worked in key account management at Lufthansa´s Frankfurt headquarters, where he was deeply involved in strategic projects of the leisure segment of the German flag carrier. In his position as Manager Relationship Marketing at the Sixt car rental company, Mr. Gevers successfully drove the acquisition of new marketing partners such as airlines originating from Eastern Europe, as well as from Africa. He steered relevant marketing activities of the respective markets. Most recently, Mr. Gevers held the position of Head of Sales and Marketing in the tourism-focused agency Inter-Connect, where he was responsible for the development of booking platforms of renowned cruise corporations.

“Jürgen Gevers contributes a wide range of tourism and marketing know-how to AVIAREPS Tourism, as well as to the worldwide network of AVIAREPS agencies,” states AVIAREPS Chairman and CEO Michael Gaebler. “We are looking forward to continuing the long success story of AVIAREPS in the tourism segment jointly with Mr. Gevers as new General Manager in Germany.“

“A journey is always as good as the place you are heading for. Therefore I am very pleased to represent a variety of unique destinations together with the innovative company AVIAREPS Tourism. By the means of market-driven strategies, high-capacity distribution partners and a high degree of enthusiasm we will keep on expediting the popularity of the destinations we represent“, comments Mr. Gevers.

Jürgen Gevers succeeds Anke Sponer, who is leaving the company. AVIAREPS thanks her for her work in the past years and wishes her all the best for the future.