Our story is written by our dedicated team who make our vision of being the leading Travel Management Company to the Maritime Industry, a reality. However, our history begins onboard a houseboat alongside State Road 84. Founded in 2001 by Tim Davey in Fort Lauderdale, our original team consisted of just two agents.
In 2003 we reached our first milestone as we permanently Moved our HQ to the Fraser Yacht Building, one block off 17th Street Causeway. Over the next few years, we would go from strength to strength, opening several offices across the globe. By 2011 GMT would go on to open our 4th country location in Singapore.
Our business reached yet another major milestone in 2019 when V.Group, the leading global marine services provider, acquired Global Marine Travel from Inchcape Shipping Services. The move combines V.Travel with GMT’s industry-leading marine travel expertise, and brings greater scale to the combined operations, while increasing the companies’ ability to offer truly global, 24/7 travel operations focused on delivering customer satisfaction.
Through combined resources and investment in digital technologies, V.Group, V.Travel, and GMT has created a market-leading platform for managing and simplifying the seafarer journey from home to ship and back, enhancing the overall seafarer experience.
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