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Milepost Group Inc. d/b/a CruisingStore announces alliance with Deloitte.
Miami, Florida USA - Milepost Group Inc. a start-up founded by leaders in the travel industry announced that it has secured a strategic alliance with Deloitte (Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited), the second largest professional services network in the world. Deloitte serves numerous industries including travel and transportation. Because of the unique expertise of Milepost Group as it relates to cruise, tour operations and ecommerce, Deloitte tapped the rapidly expanding start-up to collaborate on current and future projects. Milepost Group Inc.’s most ambitious endeavor to-date is CruisingStore.com, set to go live in January 2017.
“By forming an alliance with Milepost Group, Inc., we (Deloitte) saw an ideal opportunity to strengthen our position in delivering ecommerce services to our client base, particularly in the travel and tourism vertical,” said Siva Kantamneni, Principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP. “We are growing our portfolio in the areas of travel, as well as, sports and entertainment and Milepost Group will help us in these areas.”
Founder& CEO of Milepost Group, Inc., Vincent Cirel, is the former CIO of Norwegian Cruise Line and has led IT and e-commerce operations for other noted cruise and travel companies. Cirel sees the alliance with Deloitte as an opportunity to better serve the travel industry and to introduce platforms that will transform the chaotic and fractured marketplace for travel products and services. “With the global reach and unrivaled influence of Deloitte, Milepost Group Inc. has never been better positioned to achieve e-commerce technology solutions for the travel sector, which are largely unrealized because of legacy business models. Additional investors interested in the innovative changes that CruisingStore.com brings to the travel sphere, will appreciate the fact that we have further validation regarding the certainty of our growth.”
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