Strategic Business and Management Consulting Services
and Technology Solutions for travel and tourism organizations and other businesses
looking to improve their existing business; start a new business
or completely reinvent themselves.

Better Business, Better Engagement and Better Results.
To Help Your Business Excel

Travel and Tourism Business and Management Consulting

Extensive, hands-on, leisure travel and tourism operating experience in Tour Operating, Vacation Packaging, Retail Travel, Tourism Development, Hospitality and Technology.

This valuable experience results in a short learning and quick project ramp-up and consequently can bring immediate value to our clients.


Our Business and Management Consulting Philosophy

We believe every business is unique, shaped by its people, culture, products and services – a thorough understanding of which is the key to the building of a successful business strategy.


Technology Solutions – Travel and Tourism

We have been working in and around technology since 1996. As a result of this long history with travel technology we understand how technology and technology solutions can best be used to add value to businesses in the travel and tourism industry.

Our technology solutions work is focused on helping travel and tourism organizations evaluate their technology needs to make good technology and solution choices and implementation decisions.


Leading Travel Expert / Travel Industry Expert

Michael F Stone, CTIE, CPCU is President of Gestation and a leading travel industry expert who, in addition to his consulting services, is available to provide Travel Expert Witness Services. 

Stone has been in and around the travel and tourism industry his entire life, beginning with his work in his family travel agency while in high school. His career in the travel industry has included work in the hotels, restaurants, travel agencies, tour operating, travel technology and consulting. His consulting work covers management, sales, marketing, business development and technology solutions for major travel, travel agency and tour operating businesses as work done for major and emerging travel destinations and governments.

As a result of his extensive travel industry background and experience, Stone is a recognized travel expert who brings significant value to his work as a consultant and as a travel expert witness.


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