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The Premier Provider of Online Travel & Tourism Technology Solutions

aRes Travel is an industry-leading provider of a fully integrated private-label travel booking engine; an e-commerce reservations and ticketing technology platform for the travel and tourism industry.

aRes Travel provides innovative technologies and creative marketing strategies sustained by the direction of our passionate owners and strong executive leadership. Our corporate culture is focused on delivering high touch customer services at all client touch points. Our partners and affiliates enjoy a higher level of service and product flexibility not available through self service booking engine providers. Read more

Behind the Scenes Private-Label Booking Engine Platform
aRes Travel is invisible to the consumer, displaying everything needed to plan and purchase an entire business trip or vacation. We supply direct worldwide access to a broad selection of travel products and services including air travel, hotel accommodations, rental cars, and events through our network of aRes powered websites and mobile devices. All this while seamlessly integrating into our affiliates’ websites, using their branding from start to finish.

Our Mission Statement

aRes Travel is an industry leader in the area of travel and tourism. We are a team of highly motivated managers and staff dedicated to providing the best products and services available in the industry. Our strength is generated from our commitment to our clients, our industry, our employees, and ourselves.

Partners in Tourism

aRes Travel is committed to providing our affiliate partners – the lifeblood of our company - with highest quality of customizable travel products and services available anywhere in the industry. We are first and foremost, sensitive and responsive to our clients’ needs and devoted to their satisfaction. We strive to be fair, honest, courteous and professional in all our dealings.

Meet the executive team

Alan Suchodolski

Alan Suchodolski

President & CEO

Alan Suchodolski is the co-founder and President of aRes Travel. Alan has been integral to aRes Travel development as one of the industry’s leading providers of technology solutions for destination marketing organizations, theme parks and travel related websites. Alan has more than 20 years of hospitality experience. From guest services to online merchandising, Alan’s breadth of knowledge spans the full spectrum of the profession. Suchodolski’s formidable leadership has helped grow aRes Travel from its roots in Southern California leisure travel into a distribution network that spans the nation.

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Keith Bockmier

Keith Bockmier

VP of Finance

In the role of Vice President of Finance, Keith is responsible for overseeing the financial operations and fiscal accountability of the company. Keith is a graduate of San Diego State University and began his hospitality career at The Dana more than twenty years ago. He later worked as the Controller for the Holiday Inn Bayside and Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn before joining aRes Travel where he has served as CFO for over 9 years. Keith is an efficiency expert at heart. He is motivated by a passion for clean, no-nonsense management and believes that a strong internal foundation equates to higher productivity for the company’s affiliate, hotel and attraction partners.

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Rob Kazmierski

Rob Kazmierski

VP, Business Development

As Vice President of Business Development, Rob is responsible for the acquisition of aRes Travel’s distribution partners including Destination Marketing Organizations, theme parks and geodomains. Rob graduated from San Diego State University’s Business School with a degree in Finance. His previous experience includes over 15 years of sales, marketing and corporate development for Internet related technology companies. Prior to joining ARES in 2002, Rob was with Kinzan, Inc. and was responsible for the Account Management of their top clients including Carlson Wagonlit Travel, AutoTrader, Maytag, Avon and Chase Merchant Services.

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Wayne Blum

Wayne Blum

VP, Group Services

As Vice President of Group Services, Wayne's responsibilities include group housing and group overflow services. Wayne is a graduate of San Diego State University, a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA), and has over 25 years of hospitality experience. After several years in a variety of guest service and front office positions Wayne spent 15 years as the General Manager of The Dana on Mission Bay. Immediately prior to joining aRes Wayne served as the Vice President and General Manager of Tourwerks Sports & Entertainment Travel, a specialty Travel Agency focused on providing housing solutions for the touring entertainment industry. Wayne has worked as both a host and as an agent for a large variety of traveling groups, major city-wide events, national sports competitions and conventions. Wayne's knowledge and understanding of the hotel industry provides a great resource for aRes Travel Groups.

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