Founded in 1984, Protravel International, LLC is a full-service, dynamic travel company with an award-winning reputation. With annual sales of $870 million, Protravel is headquartered in New York City and supports a network of 18 branch locations throughout the United States and London, plus a network of hosted agents in all corners of the United States. Today, over 900 people make up the Protravel organization. Our expertise in destination, international faring and luxury leisure – coupled with our superior network of contacts in the airline, hotel, cruise and hospitality industry – makes Protravel one of the most powerful selling forces in the travel industry.
Protravel's diversity of products, size of annual sales and nationally recognized stature permits us to leverage these strengths to bring the most competitive pricing and aggressive negotiations for our highly diverse client base. It is a company-wide commitment to search for the best possible travel options for our customers. Travel arrangements are personally tailored to take optimum advantage of the most up- to-the-minute changes in the industry and in the world.
For many years, a dedicated team has guided Protravel with innovative ideas and skills. By incorporating the latest technologies and carefully monitoring industry developments, the finest products and highest levels of service are maintained. The continued success of Protravel is a testament to our sound operation and well-planned development.
In 2012, Protravel was acquired by Travel Leaders Group, a North American travel company that generates travel sales of nearly $20 billion and manages the operations of more than 6,000 company-owned, franchised and affiliated travel agencies in the United States and Canada – approximately 30% of all the agencies in America.
Barry Liben, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), noted: "Protravel represents a crown jewel not only within the New York travel arena, but also throughout the United States and even internationally as they have established themselves as one of the industry’s top travel companies."