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Private Shore Trips, a division of “Travels with Friends LLC”, is a US based travel company founded in 2001.
Travels with Friends LLC was originally created to sell small group European travel lead by the company founders Steven Hurley and Roger Tinsman. In 2007, the Private Shore Trips website was created to focus on selling private tours in Europe. Private Shore Trips now offers flexible and customizable tours in over 30 countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Steven Hurley, Partner and Founder
Steven Hurley is a Partner and the Founder of Travels with Friends LLC. Before creating Travels
with Friends, Steven was a key Travel Consultant at a multi-state full-service travel agency. He
has earned the CTA -Certified Travel Associate designation, as well as France Destination
Specialist, Bavarian Ambassador and Portugal Specialist.
Ken Diaz, Partner
Ken Diaz is a Partner for Travels with Friends LLC. Before becoming a partner, Ken worked for
the Brookstone Corporation and managed their Corporate Sales Department. He was responsible
for creating and administering their Consumer Promotions, Customer Loyalty and Performance
Programs. Ken brings over 20 years experience in customer service and program management.
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