• AlliedPRA Acquires Destination Services Corporation

     
    POSTED February 20, 2017
     

AlliedPRA has acquired one of the leading destination management firms, Destination Services Corporation This move will further expand AlliedPRA’s reach within the marketplace.

AlliedPRA generates more than $100 million in revenue between its 29 locations. This acquisition will allow them to hold the number one position in the market. DSC founder and president, Kathy Fort Carty will continue to serve in her position as well as join the AlliedPRA Board of Directors.

“The DSC team takes great pride in the successful business we have built. We have worked hard to lead our industry in what is arguably among the most beautiful areas of the entire western hemisphere,” says Fort Carty. “Like AlliedPRA, DSC will always be dedicated to our employees, our local relationships and the commitment to creating one of kind destination experiences for our clients.”

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