New York, New York Travel Agent
High-End Corporate and Leisure Travel Agent
High-end travel means something different to everyone. Are you a Ritz-Carlton or Four Seasons devotee or do you prefer a classic or ultra-modern boutique hotel? All can provide five-star service, gourmet cuisine and cutting edge fitness centers and be within walking distance of your in-town meetings, but the vibe in each will be quite different. The best hotel for you will be the one that best matches your individual preferences.
Are you looking for the best deal? Armed with the buying power of Protravel International and its Virtuoso affiliation and my industry knowledge and contacts, I can usually provide money-saving amenities such as free breakfasts or dining credits, and sometimes, I can tap into time-sensitive deals to save you even more. Wherever you stay, you can rest assured that I will make sure you are treated like the VIP you are and that your room will be ready and waiting.
I started my travel career at People Express Airlines in 1984 where I learned the logistics of air travel. From there I worked at TWA, where I learned even more. Understanding how airline pricing and alternative routings work and tapping into Protravel’s preferred partnerships, I often can provide significant savings on your first and business class flights.
Eventually, I recognized that my passion was travel planning. I became an on-site travel agent for a well-known advertising firm before moving to Protravel International, where I have become an expert on advising both corporate and leisure travelers on the best hotels, air routes and tours. I also enjoy planning group trips and corporate meetings and events.
Luxury travel planning means smoothing the way and minimizing any potential for inconvenience. As my client, you’ll have someone watching your flights and keeping an eye on your arrangements from the moment you leave home. When hotels have overbooking issues, it’s not my client who is going to get “walked” and sent to another hotel. When flights are canceled or delayed, so you miss a connection, you’ll be among the first to be rebooked. Protravel has a dedicated VIP desk at many airlines to proactive assist us. This means that as my client, you won’t be among the travelers who get stuck on hold with the airlines for hours or stand on line at the airport only to find they have been shut out of overbooked flights.
Over the years, my corporate clients have turned to me for their vacations and increasingly, to extend their business trips with getaways where they are often joined by family or friends. Today, I have expertise in adventure, culinary, cultural and wellness travel.
I especially love putting together bucket list trips, family vacations and girlfriend and guy getaways. These can be anything from an African safari to a long weekend at a multi-sport and spa resort in Europe. Protravel’s global network of trusted suppliers complements the personal contacts I’ve made over the years. That means wherever you want to go, I have hotel, cruise, and land operators I can rely on to make sure your trip is the best it can be.
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