Inventory Management Specialists for Travel, Tourism, and Attraction

Founded in 1967, we are a boutique firm with over 55 years of executive search experience. The retained recruitment service Bristol offers includes sourcing, screening, submitting qualified candidates, scheduling interviews, and negotiating employment and compensation packages of selected finalists.

Bristol Associates’ Travel, Tourism, and Attraction practice recruits within the Inventory Management segment of the industry. Our hospitality recruiters place top candidates in a variety of key inventory management functions, including air and hotel. We specialize in senior, executive, and management positions.

Simply put, placing top executives is what we do, and we know what makes a great leader. Below are just some of the qualities and skill sets in this discipline that we look for:

  • Experience in inventory management in a hospitality environment
  • Maintains effective working relationships with vendors to facilitate procurement and purchasing
  • Develops and implements inventory management strategies and processes successfully
  • A strategic thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Education in business, finance, mathematics, or a related field

Are you looking to hire exceptional talent with the skills listed above? Submit an employer inquiry and one of our consultants will be in touch with you soon!

Do these qualities describe you? Submit your resume today to be considered for our current openings.

Join the Many Travel, Tourism, and Attraction Companies That Have Filled Their Roles with Bristol Associates

Our Satisfied Clients Love to Share Their Experiences Working with Bristol Associates

“We have retained Bristol Associates for multiple executive searches for nearly a decade. They are professional, responsive and proactive in generating candidates that meet our specifications. We have also been impressed with their ability to generate quality candidates across multiple disciplines, such as retail, food and beverage, hospitality and sales.”

Craig Freeman

Sr. Vice President, Administration, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

“Bristol Associates successfully completed two high-level talent searches for Pleasant Holidays. We found both their knowledge of the travel industry and their ability to provide highly qualified candidates with the right cultural fit to be extraordinary.”

Jack E. Richards

President and CEO, Pleasant Holidays

“I was amazed how quickly Bristol Associates identified 3 qualified and vetted senior executive candidates for me to interview from which we hired one of them. Very efficient indeed!”

Christopher J. Dane

President, Hickory Global Partners

“In our opinion, Bristol Associates is the leader for professional recruiting. The team has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the tourism industry. The company is very responsive and is able to match profiles with their extensive database of prospects. A strength is their ability to negotiate complicated transactions in a satisfactory manner to the employer and employee. We have no hesitation in recommending Bristol Associates, Inc.”

Dave Herbert, CTC

Chief Experential Officer, Great Safaris

Why Work with Bristol Associates?

Over 55 Years in Business

We have specialized in executive search since 1967, and are now in our 3rd generation of family ownership.


We have unrivaled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

Individualized Service

We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. We pride ourselves in conducting our processes confidentially when necessary.

Network of Candidates

With over 1M+ relevant candidates in our private database, and growing every day, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board.


Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


Our exceptional lead recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

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Our Successful Travel, Tourism, and Attraction Inventory Management Searches Keep Our Clients Coming Back

Vice President of Hotel Supplier Relations

Our client is a leading business travel agency consortium providing member agencies and preferred suppliers with a strategic advantage in areas of technology, digital marketing, innovative agent support and education, preferred supplier focus, and global strategic partnerships. The Vice President of Hotel Supplier Relations oversees the daily operations of the consortium’s Corporate Hotel Rate Program. This position has full P&L responsibility for a multi-million dollar program, including management and continued enhancement of the hotel program content. Our placed candidate had over 15 years of revenue management experience in the hospitality industry at the time of hire.

Purchasing Manager

Our firm was selected by a Midwest-based owner and operator to conduct the search for their Purchasing Manager at their Four Diamond flagship resort. The high standard of service and dedicated staff have made this Lodge a highly awarded and leading destination resort. The resort stretches over 750 acres with 2,500 feet of sand beach and includes a golf course, F&B, a spa, and venue amenities. Additionally, the resort provides year-round activities and experiences for all ages. The Purchasing Manager is responsible for creating best practices and procedures for purchasing a variety of goods, items, and resources for the Resort and Camps. Our placed candidate establishes and maintains industry trends and best practices concerning purchasing, market pricing, supplier partnerships, products, and material specifications.

Sourcing Manager

An international travel company operating the world’s leading invitation-only travel website retained us for this search. The website caters to luxury travel clientele with a reach of over 6 million. The Sourcing Manager is responsible for negotiating unique and competitive products, inventory, and prices for the company. Our placed candidate possesses strong industry knowledge and a thorough understanding of the luxury travel marketplace.

We Can Fill Your Inventory Management Roles in the Travel, Tourism, and Attraction Industry

  • Director of Airport Equipment
  • Director of Inventory and Parts
  • Director of Inventory Control
  • Director of Inventory Management
  • Director of Materials Operations
  • Director of Supply and Logistics
  • Director of Vendor Management
  • Director of Purchasing
  • Vice President of Purchasing
  • Vice President of Airport Equipment
  • Vice President of Inventory Management
  • Vice President of Materials Operations
  • Vice President of Supply and Logistics
  • Hotel Inventory Controller
  • Head of Inventory Management
  • Director of Pricing and Inventory
  • Senior Inventory Control Analyst
  • Director of Inventory Logistics