15 Ovation Travel Group Advisors and Leaders Accept Coveted Invitation to International Luxury Travel Market in Cannes, France

For Immediate Release – Fifteen Ovation Travel Group leaders and advisors are among the select group of US-based “travel buyers” (i.e. travel advisors) accepting one of luxury travel’s most coveted invitations by attending the 2019 International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM), it was announced today. Ovation is one of the largest independently owned travel management and luxury leisure travel ... Read More

October E-Newsletter Recap

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

American West Leads Top Emerging Destinations within the US, According to Ovation's Luxury Leisure Advisors

For Immediate Release – On the heels of announcing the top emerging international destinations its travel advisors are booking on behalf of their luxury leisure clientele, Ovation Travel Group – one of the largest independently owned travel management companies headquartered in the US – is revealing the top emerging destinations within the United States. Domestically, bookings among Ovation ... Read More

Ovation Travel Group Welcomes Scores of Established and New Independent Advisors to Its Growing Ranks

For Immediate Release – Ovation Travel Group, one of the largest independently owned travel management companies headquartered in the US, announced that since the beginning of 2018, its growing leisure travel services division has attracted 24 Principal Independent Advisors (IAs) representing more than 40 advisors in both the United States and the United Kingdom who are now part of Ovation. While ... Read More

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