The Travel Business is a long established boutique travel agency in New York City that caters to the most discriminating travelers and a member of Tzell Travel Group, ranked by Business Travel News and Travel Weekly as one of the top Travel Management Companies in North America. The Travel Business has been designed as a destination management company to service the needs of all travelers. The emphasis of this company is to provide personalized attention and expertise when planning custom-designed travel itineraries for its very select and valued patrons. Coupled with the vast resources and buying power of Tzell Travel, The Travel Business is uniquely positioned to offer you the very best in travel management.
Founded over thirty years ago by travel industry leader Rina Anoussi, The Travel Business is now under the direction of Takis Anoussis with support from Martin Gould, Vice President of Leisure Travel and Joe Bilardo, Vice President of Corporate Travel. Martin and Joe each have many years of hands on experience in travel coordinating and planning special events. The Travel Business staff collectively, is fluent in multiple languages including English, French, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Turkish, German, Catalan, and Portuguese. Martin and his leisure team have traveled extensively around the globe and have developed close personal contacts with the world's top hotels, airlines, and other travel professionals. This travel experience and vast knowledge enables The Travel Business to custom tailor both leisure and business trips for each individual reflecting their personal tastes, preferences and interests.
Martin Gould, Joe Bilardo and their hand-picked team of extensively trained agents at The Travel Business provide the ultimate service in travel planning. This includes:
Our in-house concierge service handles the arrangement of every aspect of each trip from start to finish including (but not limited to) restaurant reservations, scheduling spa appointments, planning golf or tennis outings, securing theatre, opera, ballet and sporting event tickets as well as booking private guides in any city. The Travel Business, with its team of expert travel destination managers, always ensures the highest level of efficiency, expertise and willingness to always "go the extra mile". From planning a spur of the moment last-minute itinerary to securing the best table at a sold out restaurant, The Travel Business continually pampers its clients with white glove, high-touch service.
- A special private telephone number and email access to The Travel Business guaranteeing instant attention and preferential treatment
- Airline bookings, both private and commercial
- Personalized hotel recommendations
- Ground transportation arrangements such as car rentals, train tickets, and land transfers
- Cruises, both commercial and charter
At a time when personalized, friendly and efficient service is often difficult to find and receive on a consistent basis, travelers are able to depend upon receiving only the very best care and attention from The Travel Business. We are very happy to extend an invitation to a new ultimate level of superior travel planning!