Why Us

Business Consulting & Contractor Services

Versus annual subscriptions to online data resources

  • More coverage, more relevant & informative

  • Industry focused & customized + analysis

  • More cost effective

Versus in-house resource

  • Know what your competitors know

  • Third party validation

  • More cost effective


Team Strengths

  • Startup and Corporate
  • CFO, Private Equity, Capital Raise, Rollups
  • Strategy, New Products, Marketing
  • Leisure and Corporate
  • Distribution, e-Commerce, GDS, Payments, Business Intelligence, Revenue Management, Technology, Customer Service
  • Hotel, Alternative Accommodations, Airline, Tour Operator, Travel Insurance, Online and Offline Travel Agency, Ground Transportation, Cruise, Meetings & Group Travel

Quality People

Inspired and Creative

Efficient Business Culture


Caryn Smith, Founder and CEO

Caryn founded Travel Investors after 25+ years of experience in the travel industry as a consultant and advisor to start ups and small growth businesses, as a CFO in a startup, in private equity, and various strategic, new product and marketing roles in large corporate.

Since 2004 she has consulted with and advised many startups and small growth businesses. Prior to this, she spent nearly 20 years as a CFO, in private equity and in business planning roles in both large corporations and startups. The last of these was as CFO and VP of Strategic Planning for Travelweb LLC, a startup formed by the travel industry’s top five hotel chains to market hotel rooms on the Internet. She earned her BA in Economics at Mount Holyoke College, and Masters in Finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

We look forward to hearing from you,

Caryn Smith