Travelink News

WILLIAM HAIRE APPOINTED TO AMERICAN EXPRESS AIRLINES AGENCY ADVISORY PANEL

March 7, 2017

Unknown-45.jpegTravelink, American Express Travel is pleased to announce that during the 43rd Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards, William Haire, Vice President and Managing Partner of Travelink, was appointed to the 2017 American Airlines Travel Agency Advisory Panel. The event was held in New York City where American Airlines was named Airline of the Year for 2017 by Air Transport World (ATW). American Airlines was recognized by ATW’s editorial board because of its leadership and employees’ achievements over the past year in integrating American and US Airways. ATW called the integration, “practically flawless despite it being the largest, most complex airline merger in history.”

TRAVELINK, AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL, MANAGER NAMED TO CONNECT CORPORATE MAGAZINE’S 40 UNDER 40 LIST

March 7, 2017

Lindsay-Buchanan-1.jpgTravelink, American Express Travel is pleased to announce our Manager of Meetings, Association Management, & Groups, Lindsay Buchanan, has been recognized in the Connect Corporate Magazine’s 40 Under 40 Spring 2017 issue.

Connect Corporate is a national B2B print and digital magazine providing resources and ideas to planners and suppliers in the corporate meetings industry.

Nominations were received from around the world, then reviewed and evaluated by Connect Corporate’s editorial staff based on references, achievements, industry involvement and other attributes.

These individuals represented in our annual 40 Under 40 are the future of the corporate meetings industry,” said Chris Collinson, president and CEO of Connect. “They together with colleagues and industry partners, are elevating the profession and moving it forward.” The full list can be viewed here.

Lindsay Buchanan, CMP, is a Certified Meeting Planner and Manager at Travelink, American Express Travel for the past six years. She maintains a close working relationship with Cvent and is the registration site programmer for various associations, as well as the exhibit hall manager. She utilizes technology and social media to enhance communication before, during, or after events. You can find Lindsay's profile page on the 40 Under 40 List here.

About Connect
Connect is a leader in the meetings, travel and tourism industry. Specializing in destination marketing, the company produces digital programs, online and mobile solutions, meetings business and travel magazines, trade shows and consumer events, travel guides for newspapers and leisure magazines, and destination information, which is distributed through broadcast and custom programs. More information about the company's brands and services is available at connectmeetings.com.

TRAVELINK, AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL PARTNERS WITH TANZANIA BASED TRAVEL COMPANY, ZARA TOURS

March 2, 2017

logo2.pngTravelink, American Express Travel is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Zara Tours, Tanzania Adventures. Travelink will now operate an International Air Desk focused on supporting clients of Zara Tours from the United States and Canada booking flights to and from Tanzania, Africa.

This new partnership allows Zara Tours to leverage the buying power of American Express Travel and will grant their clients access to unpublished, wholesale ticket options through the Travelink International Air Desk, which offer significant discounts on many international routes.

As a full service travel agency and American Express Travel’s 2016 Agency of the Year, Travelink will also assist Zara Tours clients with pre and post tour travel planning as well as ensuring they have support throughout their journey.

About Zara Tours:
ZARA TOURS, founded in 1987 by Mrs. Zainab Ansell, is Tanzania’s unrivalled No 1 Kilimanjaro trekking company and one of the largest safari operators in the region. The company organizes full service travel experiences in Tanzania, where they propose various choices of Safaris, the climbing of Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru and expeditions in Zanzibar. Own and operate 2Hotels, 2lodges and 4-tented Camps in the northern circuit of Tanzania. Provide Airport transfer, city to city transfer, VIP and regular tour services, groups and corporations from all over the world. They offer additional experiences in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Ethiopia. The company owns 76 4x4 Land Rovers, 4x4 mini buses, 4x4 land cruisers (all equipped with viewing roofs) and 88 registered Kilimanjaro guides, who speaks English, German, French and Spanish.

Visit Zara Tours Website.