NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/17/13 -- Today, Indagare, the members-only travel company known for its online editorial content and high-end, boutique travel agency, has announced a new partnership with ALTOUR, a leading worldwide travel company with more than $1.5 billion in annual sales and a diversified portfolio of high-end leisure, corporate, entertainment, groups and meetings. "Thanks to ALTOUR's incredible family of companies, including ALTOUR Air, and its program with the American Express US Representative Network, we believe that we can offer our members an incredible value proposition that, combined with our extensive expertise and outstanding customer service, will provide the ultimate travel planning service for sophisticated travelers," said Indagare founder and CEO Melissa Biggs Bradley.
The two companies, which are privately-owned, will remain independent. New York-based Indagare, which was recently named "one of today's top-grade services" by the Wall Street Journal, was founded six years ago by Bradley, the former editor of Town & Country Travel. ALTOUR founder, Alexandre Chemla, says, "This new partnership will combine ALTOUR and Indagare's wealth of experience in the luxury market along with the best people in the industry and the strongest vendor relationships. This all adds up to the ultimate travel experience for each of our customers."
ALTOUR, established in 1991, is one of the world's leading independent travel organizations with a workforce of over 1,200 professionals in sixty offices on three continents headquartered in New York and with key offices in Los Angeles, Jeffersonville, Minneapolis, London and Paris. With $1.5 billion turnover in 2012, ALTOUR is ranked 13th on the Travel Weekly Power List, the #1 agency in Los Angeles by the LA Business Journal and among the largest agencies in the UK by Buying Business Travel and is recognized as an international industry leader providing essential travel and service solutions the world over. The company's core remains its renowned business travel management capabilities, with divisions dedicated to such diverse fields as leisure travel, performance improvement, sports travel, entertainment travel, as well as meetings and event services. ALTOUR's principal divisions are complemented by flexible sister companies providing private air charter services and limousine services. ALTOUR has been named to the "CMI 25" as one of Corporate Meetings & Incentives' best in the industry. For more information please visit www.ALTOUR.com.
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