13 Dec Protravel International Expands with New Office in North Austin
One of the country’s foremost luxury travel agency organizations opens with eight advisors ready to handle corporate and leisure travel for clients throughout Texas.
New York, NY (Dec. 13, 2018) – Protravel International, one of North America’s largest and most respected luxury travel agency companies, has opened an office on Mopac Expressway in North Austin to serve Austin and greater Texas corporate and leisure travelers. The award-winning agency is the largest seller of luxury travel in North America with more than 900 of the region’s top travel advisors.
“We are pleased to be making this investment in the Austin market by opening a new office. We have seen the great potential in Texas through the success of our advisors working remotely throughout the state,” said Protravel President Becky Powell. “We are the leaders in providing white-glove, concierge-level service to our clients, no matter whether they are traveling for business or leisure. Our advisors are skilled at crafting trips with unforgettable experiences and access for their clients.”
Protravel advisors enjoy unparalleled relationships with hotel and resorts, which translates to added amenities for clients, including room upgrades, early check-ins, restaurant credits and more. They also enjoy a network of partners on the ground all over the world, which means Protravel clients experience seamless travel and insider experiences that other agencies can’t offer.
Some of the services Protravel advisors excel at providing:
- C-suite corporate travel with regular reporting to demonstrate cost savings and efficiency
- Complex itineraries to exotic destinations around the world from Bhutan to Patagonia
- Memorable multi-generational travel, including buy-outs of luxury resorts, island rentals, and even on-site concierge services provided by our travel advisors on request
- Added amenities for clients at hotels and resorts around the world including late check-out, breakfast included, bar credits and more
- Exclusive access to hard-to-get ticketed events, such as the Super Bowl and the Academy Awards, as well as to restaurants, museums and other cultural attractions around the world
- Coordinating security detail and other logistics-heavy travel arrangements.
- Private audiences with experts, historians, politicians and others around the world, from the Pope to Maasai tribespeople.
“At Protravel, we pride ourselves in having deep relationships with travel providers around the world, which translates to added value and personalized care for our discerning clientele. We are pleased to open this Austin office to support not only our growth in the capital, but also our existing network of travel advisors working remotely throughout Texas.”
Located at 8300 North Mopac Expressway, the Austin office opens with eight luxury travel advisors managed by 25-year travel industry veteran, Jodi Cody. Jodi will be assisted by Myste Wylde with the day to day operations in the Austin location.
“Austin’s explosive growth in the last few years, especially its ranking as second-fastest growing metro area last year, makes it very attractive for Protravel,” said Cody. “Protravel looks forward to helping businesses in the Austin area and throughout Texas get a better handle on their travel costs, while at the same time not compromising on traveler satisfaction.”
Protravel International is headquartered in Manhattan with four offices in New York, six in California, two in Florida, two in Massachusetts, as well as one in Michigan, New Jersey, Scottsdale, Chicago, and London.
Read ideas for luxury trips recommended by Protravel advisors on the Protravel Blog.
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 clients 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.
2018: Year of the Travel Agent
Travel Leaders Group has named 2018 Year of the Travel Agent. Over the last decade, the travel agency industry has flourished through technology, the growth of travel options and personalized service. Travel Leaders Group represents approximately 52,000 travel agents with unmatched expertise in 135,000 destinations and 53,000 areas of interest. Travelers and suppliers have rediscovered the value a professional travel advisor delivers to the travel experience. Travel agents help to move people around the world, and keep our economy growing.