Andras Bolgar, Founder and CEO
Andras was born in Budapest, Hungary and has been passionate about hotels and tourism since age 18. By age 25, Andras became the General Manager of Pecs’s Nador Hotel, becoming the youngest GM in the country. After serving as Executive Director of Danubius Hotels and Spa Company for 13 years, in 1985, Andras and his family moved to Los Angeles, California to promote tourism to Hungary and the Central European region. Andras established Tradesco Tours in 1988, and has been sending satisfied clients to his home region for 30 years.
Agnes Bolgar, Director of Marketing
Agnes, also a native Hungarian, holds a PhD in Economics from the Budapest University of Economics. Agnes began her career as an account executive at Hungexpo’s Advertising Agency, Hungexpo being Hungary's top recognized exhibition organizing company. Agnes is an avid traveler with specific expertise in the Central European region as well as Southern Africa. In 1990, Agnes joined forces with her husband Andras and became the head of marketing at Tradesco Tours.
Dora Hayes, Business Development
Dora holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Occidental College and an MBA from Central European University. She has been passionate about travel and the Hospitality Industry since early on. Between 2005 and 2012, Dora was a senior advisor within KPMG’s Travel, Leisure and Tourism group. Also a native Hungarian, Dora joined Tradesco Tours in 2013 to seek out new business opportunities as well as get involved in the everyday operations of assisting clients with planning seamless and memorable trips.
Gabor Zsamboky, Director of Sales
Gabor spent most of his professional career in tourism and marketing. His responsibilities spanned from hotel concierge in the early years through managing a large tourism marketing organization to running his own motorcycle rental and touring business in Arizona. Since 2011 as senior partner of London BBD he’s been advising SMEs on businesses development. Gabor has been actively collaborating with Tradesco Tours since 2001 and currently he is the Director of Sales for the Danubius Hotels product line in North America.