Signature Travel Adds Eight New MembersFebruary 14, 2012 By: George Dooley Travel Agent
Signature Travel Network reports eight new members with more than $130 million gross annual sale have joined the agency group. In total, Signature now includes 205 member agencies with 385 retail locations throughout U.S. and Canada with combined sales over $5 billion, Signature says.
New members include: Brown & Keene Travel, Dallas, TX; Crown's Adventures at Seas, Metairie, LA; Jacaranda Travel, Plantation, FL; Malcolm Travel Agency, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA; Mann Travels, Charlotte, NC; South Beach Cruises, Miami, FL;
Touraid Travel, Plattsburgh, NY and TravelSmiths, Inc., Point Pleasant, NJ.
"Signature continuously strives to serve our membership and meet the needs of the ever-evolving travel consultant community, while maintaining some of the highest standards in the market. The new members produce mutually beneficial partnerships and fit well with the Signature DNA. We are very proud to welcome these leaders to Signature," says President Michelle Morgan.
"We joined Signature because we truly feel that Signature is heads above everyone else in technology. Furthermore, it is extremely responsive to the needs of their members, due to the fact that it is owned and run by its membership," says Gary Silverstein, owner of Mann Travels.
Mark Fletcher, executive vice president of Mann Travels continued, "We felt that with the emphasis that Signature has placed on their leisure marketing and technology, that they were the perfect addition to the leisure side of our business. They also have a great hotel program that we feel will fit the needs of our corporate traveler as well."
Signature Travel Network is a member-owned, travel cooperative, headquartered in Marina del Rey, California, with a regional office in New York City. The network was established in 1956.