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Meet the team

Tennis opens up a world of opportunity.

Sports Travel Experts was founded to provide the very best customer service experience at different sporting events around the world.  We combine the world’s most luxurious resorts and exclusive hotel destinations with the biggest stars on the WTA/ATP tours, to develop very unique sporting travel experiences and events for its clients. Sports Travel Experts also provide custom travel packages to the world’s top tennis tournaments. Trips  included are Wimbledon and the US Open. Our leadership team has over 70 years in combined experience in the tennis, events and travel industry. These experiences have given Sports Travel Experts the advantage to truly understand what is needed to deliver 1st class customer service and world class tennis travel and sporting event experiences.

Meet the Team

Karl Hale

President & CEO

Karl is one of the most well known and respected tennis persons in the industry. He  was ATP ranked between 1988-92, participated as a player and coach in Davis Cup for Jamaica and is a former Fed Cup Coach for Canada. In 2007, Karl was World #1 player over 40, in 2006, he was named PTR Pro of the Year. He has been Rogers Cup Toronto Tournament Director since 2007 which is the largest one week tournament in the world with past champions Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Chris Evert.  Karl has most recently taken Serena and Venus Williams and Wimbledon Champion Marion Bartoli to Jamaica for clinics and organized an exhibition with Jim Courier.  He is a very dynamic individual that is well liked and highly regarded by both ATP and WTA tour players alike.

Karl founded the Daniel Nestor Charity Event which has raised over $1,000,000 for North York General Hospital and Tennis Canada Go for Gold Fund.  He also founded the Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation www.helpinghandsjamaica.com which has raised over $1,000,000 for education in his native Jamaica along with building 7 new schools. Karl’s attention to customer service, personal relations with the world top player’s and industry elite sets Sports Travel Experts apart.  We look forward to taking care of every client’s needs and exceeding expectations.