Urte Land, Owner and Co-President, has been in the Travel & Tourism industry for over 25 years. After receiving her education from one of the top schools for tourism and economy in Germany, she completed a 2 ½ year apprenticeship, before working mainly in the Corporate Travel and Group Business. Urte also worked for the Rotary Youth Exchange Program in Northern Germany, tasked with organizing and booking all students travel arrangements. Urte arranged travel to the US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Japan and Australia/New Zealand.
Before moving to Denver in February of 2003, Urte worked for various travel agencies in Europe, as well as America’s largest tour wholesaler in Los Angeles.
Urte has continued her education and has become a France, Germany, and Italy Destination Specialist, and has earned her degree as a CSTP (Certified Student Travel Planner). Urte is actively involved with the Student Youth Travel Association (SYTA), and is currently serving on the Board of Directors and will serve as the Chair of the Conference in 2017 in Albuquerque.
In her private time, Urte is an advocate Tennis player and loves to spend time with her son Jovan, and husband Yurii. Together they love hiking, skiing and exploring new destinations.