Ovation Travel Group Offers New Complimentary Travel Management Resource: Travel Policy Benchmarking Scorecard to Gauge Travel Policy Effectiveness

For Immediate Release – Ovation Travel Group, one of the largest independently owned travel management companies headquartered in the US, has released a travel policy benchmarking scorecard to serve as a beneficial resource for any organization looking to gauge the effectiveness of their travel policy. While every organization is different, there are baseline considerations Ovation uses to ... Read More

Ovation's Paul Metselaar Discusses How the Role of the Travel Agent Has Evolved with the Washington Post

Washington Post - October 2019 - Paul Metselaar, Ovation's Chairman & CEO, discusses how the role how of the travel agent has evolved from “agent” to “adviser” with the Washington Post. Metselaar says it’s an important shift in the industry. ​ Travel agents are no longer “order takers,” or intermediaries between the traveler and a company, he says. People now think of them as ... Read More

Ovation Travel Group's Travel Advisors Compile Exclusive List of Top Leisure Destinations for Forbes

Forbes - October 2019 - Ovation Travel Group's travel advisors have compiled an exclusive list of top leisure destinations for Forbes, based on sales and client aspirations. The list is a combination of traditional favorites coupled with a few surprises. International locations including Palermo/Sicily, Italy, and Cape Town, South Africa, topped the list; remarkably, only two US destinations ... Read More

US Travelers Discovering Charms in Southern Italy and Other “Emerging Destinations” According to Ovation Travel Group’s Luxury Travel Advisors

For Immediate Release – Having already announced the highest ranking international and domestic destinations booked by its luxury leisure clientele for the rest of 2019 and into 2020,  Ovation Travel Group – one of the largest independently owned travel management companies headquartered in the US – is sharing the top “emerging” international destinations for which Ovation travel advisors have ... Read More

Ovation Travel Group Wins Gold and Silver in 2019 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards for Proprietary GOvation Mobile App, Business Travel Index Marketing Campaigns

For Immediate Release – Ovation Travel Group, one of the largest independently owned travel management companies headquartered in the US, was honored with a gold Magellan Award in the 2019 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards for its proprietary GOvation Mobile App campaign in the Travel Agent Organizations – Marketing category. Ovation also received a silver Magellan Award for its Annual Business ... Read More

Florida, California and Hawaii Comprise “Big Three” Domestic Destinations for Luxury Leisure Clients of Ovation Travel Group

For Immediate Release – Although demand for international travel continues to increase, travel within the United States is growing at an even brisker pace thanks in part to the booking of last-minute leisure trips, according to Ovation Travel Group, one of the largest independently owned travel management companies headquartered in the US. Ovation is revealing its clientele’s most favored ... Read More

September E-Newsletter Recap

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