As “Over-Tourism” Concerns Mount, Ovation Offers Sustainable Strategies to Its Travelers

For Immediate Release – Premier international destinations from Barcelona to Bali have come under increasing pressure from those living there to curb runaway tourism after feeling the strains of what is now commonly referred to as “over-tourism.” Today, Ovation Travel Group – one of the largest independently owned travel management and luxury leisure travel companies headquartered in the United ... Read More

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

COVID-19: Why You Should Care About the Spread of Misinformation and the Coronavirus

LinkedIn - February 19, 2020 - In his latest LinkedIn Influencer article, CEO Paul Metselaar discusses the latest developments of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the dangers of misinformation. To read more, click here.     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

What You Need to Know about the Suspension of Global Entry and Other Trusted Traveler Programs for New Yorkers

LinkedIn - February 10, 2020 - In his latest LinkedIn Influencer article, CEO Paul Metselaar discusses the details of the Department of Homeland Security’s recent suspension of Global Entry and other Trusted Traveler programs for New Yorkers. To read more, click here.   Read More

The Coronavirus and Travel Risk Management: This Is What You Need to Know

Inc. - February 3, 2020 - In his latest Inc. article, CEO Paul Metselaar outlines the latest developments in the Wuhan coronavirus, travel risk management, what we are seeing at Ovation and what travelers need to know now To read more, click here.   Read More