Michelle Hylton

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Travel Market Report Story: Ovation Opens New Offices in NYC

Travel Market Report - February 14, 2020 - Sunil Mahtani, Ovation's Executive Vice President, discusses the thoughtful planning and creative vision behind the development of Ovation's new headquarters with Travel Market Report.  Read More

Travel Weekly Story: Fear, Travel and Coronavirus

Travel Weekly - February 17, 2020 - Gina Gabbard, Ovation's Senior Vice President of Leisure and Independent Advisors, shares the advice she gives to travel advisors whose clients are concerned about traveling during the coronavirus outbreak with Travel Weekly.  "I say, 'First, remember: They come to us to cut through the clutter,'" she said. Ovation advisors provide ... Read More

Ovation's Jennifer Achim Shares Why Travel Agents Are the Voice of the Traveler with the Washington Post

Washington Post - February 2020 - Jennifer Achim, Ovation's Senior Vice President of Marketing, discusses how a travel agent advocates for a traveler during the issue resolution process with the Washington Post.  Another often overlooked route to a quick resolution: a travel agent. You can often leverage that relationship to get a company’s attention. “A true travel professional is going to ... Read More

Ovation Travel Group Moves Headquarters to Iconic Manhattan Address

For Immediate Release – Ovation Travel Group, one of the largest independently owned travel management and luxury leisure travel companies headquartered in the US, announced it has moved its headquarters to Chrysler East (42nd Street and Third Avenue) in Midtown Manhattan to better accommodate the company’s continued growth, which is on track to increase substantially over the next ten years. The ... Read More

Ovation Releases Q4 2019 Quarterly Business Travel Indexes

For Immediate Release - Ovation Travel Group has published its Quarterly Business Travel, Financial Services Firm Travel, Law Firm Travel, Technology Industry Travel and Biotech/Healthcare Industry Travel Indexes. 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