Protravel, Tzell Travel, Andrew Harper and ALTOUR feted at A&K 100 Club dinner

New York, N.Y. (May 15, 2018) — Travel Leaders luxury brands Protravel International, Tzell Travel Group, ALTOUR and Andrew Harper Travel were recognized by luxury travel

Travel Leaders Group team members show off their awards at the A&K 100 Club banquet. 

company Abercrombie & Kent as “the best of the best” at A&K’s 100 Club Meeting, a biennial, by-invitation-only gathering of the top luxury leisure travel advisors in North America.

At this year’s awards dinner, Protravel International was awarded Top Multi-Branch Agency Producer; Tzell Travel received the Top Individual Producer, Luxury Tailor Made Journeys recognition; Andrew Harper Travel was named Top Individual Agency Producer and ALTOUR received the Top Producer, Luxury Small Journeys award.

“This recognition is further proof that our luxury travel agents are best-in-class and provide their clients with not only the best insight, but also unparalleled access and service. Access to unique supplier benefits are earned from a history of supporting quality brands like A&K,” said Travel Leaders Group CEO Ninan Chacko.

The 100 Club agencies receive priority waitlist clearance for clients, specialized training and other benefits.

Keith Baron, president of Abercrombie & Kent USA, emphasized the role of travel advisors in the company’s success. “The tremendous growth in international luxury and adventure travel is only possible because of our long-standing relationships with the country’s top travel advisors – like those at Protravel, Tzell Travel, ALTOUR and Andrew Harper – who bring a rare blend of professionalism and knowledge to their passion for travel.”

At the meeting, on-the-ground reports from A&K experts covered how luxury travel is evolving and previewed new trends and experiences. The summit provided travel advisors with first-hand reports on new hotels and experiences in more than 30 destinations worldwide.

Pictured above, from left: Protravel’s Senior Director of Industry Partnerships and Leisure Operations, Jeffrey Sirota; Tzell Travel’s Senior Director of Industry Partnerships and Leisure Operations Karen Magee; and Brett Cumberland Managing Director of R. Crusoe & Son and Andrew Harper Travel.

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