Coronavirus and Travel: Here is What You Need to Know Now

LinkedIn - January 23, 2020 - In his latest LinkedIn Influencer article, CEO Paul Metselaar outlines the latest developments in the Wuhan coronavirus, including confirmed cases, health and travel information, city lockdowns and its effect on the Chinese New Year. To read more, click here.   Read More

Winter’s Most Alluring Getaways Revealed by Ovation's Leisure Advisors

For Immediate Release – With winter doldrums setting in, more travelers are seeking both quick and lengthier getaways this year, according to Ovation Travel Group – one of the largest independently owned travel management and luxury leisure travel companies headquartered in the US. Today, Ovation unveiled some of the top destinations its leisure advisors are recommending. While the most highly ... Read More

MSN Story: Will You Need a New ID to Travel This Year?

MSN - January 2020 - Paul Metselaar, Ovation's Chairman & CEO, discusses the complexity of the Real ID process with MSN.  “There’s not one singular universal process for getting a Real ID and the process is much more involved than getting a ‘regular’ license,” said Paul Metselaar, CEO of Ovation Travel Group. “Because each of the 50 states effectively controls its own process, there are ... Read More

Ovation Travel Group to Dramatically Increase West Coast Presence

As mentioned in the following press release, and covered by Travel Weekly, Ovation Travel Group is expanding in the western part of the US and is actively recruiting West Coast travel advisors. To read the story as covered by Travel Weekly, click here. For Immediate Release – Ovation Travel Group, one of the largest independently owned travel management and luxury leisure travel companies ... Read More

Skift Story: US Election Year Aside, Travel Advisor Execs Optimistic About 2020

Skift - January 2020 - Sunil Mahtani, Ovation's Executive Vice President & CFO, shares why he's remaining optimistic about sales growth despite this year's election with Skift. While Ovation Travel Group is forecasting double-digit growth in 2020, it doesn’t expect it to quite equal the record-breaking 2019, which saw 20 percent growth across all travel segments and 40 percent ... Read More

December E-Newsletter Recap

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

6 Things You Need to Know About Holiday Air Travel

Inc. - December 23, 2019 - The TSA and Airlines for America are predicting another high-volume holiday travel season. In his latest Inc. column, CEO Paul Metselaar discusses airline preparation, packing tips, how to navigate security checkpoints and more. To read more, click here.   Read More