01 Nov Michele Capaccio Named Chief Operating Officer of Protravel International
35-year travel industry veteran to lead day-to-day operations of dynamic travel company
New York, NY (October 30, 2018) – Today, Protravel International, LLC announced the promotion of Michele (LaRosa) Capaccio to Chief Operating Officer. A 35-year travel industry veteran, Capaccio is overseeing day-to-day operations of the award-winning full-service travel agency organization and reports to Protravel President Becky Powell.
Capaccio brings a deep operational knowledge to her role, having first joined Protravel in 1986. She has held a wide range of responsibilities spanning accounting and office management to the integration of multiple new branches, HR administration, and the design and development of agent tools and resources. Her role also entails providing guidance and support to hundreds of independent travel advisors in a wide variety of areas.
“Michele possesses years of wide-ranging knowledge and expertise which positions her extremely well to serve as COO of Protravel,” said Powell. “Her leadership skills, experience and professionalism, coupled with an extraordinary commitment to supporting our advisors and their clients, make Michele the ideal person to help steer the future of our company.”
Capaccio is based in Protravel’s headquarters in New York City.
About Protravel International, LLC:
Protravel International, LLC is a Travel Leaders Group company. Founded in 1984, Protravel International, LLC is a full-service, dynamic travel company with an award-winning reputation. Protravel is headquartered in New York City and supports 20 locations throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, plus a network of hosted agents in all corners of the U.S. Today, approximately 1,000 people make up the Protravel organization. Our expertise in destination, international faring and competitive products – coupled with our superior network of contacts in the airline, hotel, cruise and hospitality industry – makes Protravel one of the most powerful selling forces in the travel industry. Protravel travelers also have access to The Travel Collection by Travel Leaders Group, a selection of travel offers and discounts available at no additional cost to holders of select American Express® cards. For more information visit www.TheTravelCollection.com.