TZELL Will Operate as Separate Business Unit; TZELL’s Barry Liben to Serve as TAG and TZELL’s CEO; Michael Batt, TAG Founder Continues as TAG Chairman Minneapolis, MN (August 22, 2008) — Today, it was announced that New York-based Tzell Travel Group and Minneapolis-based Travel Acquisitions Group (“TAG,” formerly Carlson Leisure Group) will merge to form.. read more →

Travel Leaders Prepares to Transform Each Traveler’s Experience New Orleans, LA (August 21, 2008) – After leading the way in travel by serving millions of travelers from coast to coast, the hundreds of U.S.-based franchised travel agency locations operating as Carlson Wagonlit Travel Associates are leading travel in an exciting new direction as Travel Leaders. The new.. read more →

Minneapolis, MN (March 24, 2008) — Today, Travel Acquisitions Group (“TAG”, formerly Carlson Leisure Group) and American Leisure Group Limited (“ALG”) announced that TAG has acquired TraveLeaders (or “the Company”) from ALG’s significant subsidiary American Leisure Holdings, Inc. TAG also named travel industry veteran Alan Hale as TraveLeaders’ new president.  Terms include a long-term strategic.. read more →

J.D. O’Hara Joins TAG from Lehman Brothers as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development Minneapolis, MN (February 27, 2008) — Today, Travel Acquisitions Group (TAG, formerly Carlson Leisure Group) announced that J. D. O’Hara will serve as TAG’s new senior vice president of corporate development. O’Hara comes directly to TAG from Lehman Brothers, an innovator.. read more →

Michael Batt Leads Management Team Acquisition of Carlson Leisure Group from Carlson Minneapolis, Minnesota (January 29, 2008) – Minneapolis-based Carlson announced today that its Carlson Leisure Group, or “CLG,” and its portfolio of leisure travel-related businesses will be acquired by CLG’s management team, led by its President and CEO Michael Batt. The transaction, part of.. read more →