Why In-Flight Wi-Fi May Finally be Taking Off

Inc. - September 4, 2019 - While in-flight Wi-Fi used to be seen as a “nice to have,” it has now become absolutely essential, particularly for business travelers that need to get work done. In his latest Inc. article, CEO Paul Metselaar discusses the latest developments in the 3 main issues surrounding in-flight Wi-Fi: connectivity, usage and cost. To read more, click here.   Read More

August E-Newsletter Recap

Ovation's weekly client e-newsletter, the Informed Traveler, keeps readers updated on travel industry news and trends. Read More

Travel Agent Magazine’s Hotly Anticipated Annual 30under30 List Honors Three Advisors from Ovation Travel Group

For Immediate Release - Ovation Travel Group, one of the largest independently owned travel management companies headquartered in the U.S., today is celebrating three of its travel advisors – Michelle Cohen, Fallon Hirschhorn and Lilly Sutton – who were among a very select number of travel advisors named by Travel Agent magazine to its annual 30under30 list. No other travel agency organization ... Read More

GBTA 2019: Recap from the Biggest Business Travel Event in the World

LinkedIn - August 21, 2019 - The Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) annual convention is the largest annual gathering of business travel professionals in the world. This year it took place in Chicago from August 3-7 and featured representatives from airlines, hotels, ground transportations, online booking platforms, risk management companies, emerging technology suppliers, industry ... Read More

Ovation's Shane Chapman Discusses Southwest's Pending GDS Deals with Travel Weekly

Travel Weekly – August 2019 – Shane Chapman, Ovation's Senior Vice President of Airline Industry Relations, shares his thoughts on Southwest's pending move into the Travelport and Amadeus Global Distribution Systems (GDSs) with Travel Weekly. Chapman said he does not expect the move to create a ripple effect within the agent channel.  "The perception is that Southwest is the ... Read More

Ovation's Gina Gabbard Talks Fall Luxury Travel Trends with CNBC

CNBC – August 2019 – Gina Gabbard, Ovation's Senior Vice President of Leisure and Independent Advisors, discusses the latest luxury travel trends with CNBC. In agreement with Virtuoso's 2019 Luxe Report trends, Gabbard says Europe’s appeal as a summer destination will continue into the fall season. “Italy is overwhelmingly the hands-down favorite among international destinations, with ... Read More

July E-Newsletter Recap

Ovation's weekly client e-newsletter, the Informed Traveler, keeps readers updated on travel industry news and trends. Read More