Central Travel Joins Ensemble Travel Group

Ensemble Travel Group welcomed Central Travel, Toledo, Ohio, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest privately held travel agencies, as the organization’s newest member agency. Founded in 1971, Central Travel  has grown from one location to a network of nine full-service offices in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.

Central Travel President Jani Miller said Ensemble Travel Group offers a collection of competitive products that will enable the agency’s specialists to further enrich their clients’ overall travel experiences with unique, value-added benefits.  

“In today’s world it is paramount to partner with the right travel agency organization to provide our clients with the best in terms of VIP benefits, amenities, and savings,” said Miller, who currently sits on the advisory board of Travel & Leisure magazine and previously served on the executive board of The Travel Institute. Miller was recently name to Travel & Leisure’s A-List of top travel specialists for her golf expertise. This is her eighth year for making the list.

“After a thorough evaluation of the top three consortia, it was clear Ensemble is the best partner for Central Travel.  Ensemble takes a distinct lead because of the nature of its membership, updated technology, and cutting-edge marketing opportunities. With a membership that represents billions of dollars in travel sales each year, we can take advantage of economies of scale – all for our clients’ best interest,” Miller said.

“Jani Miller and her team have built an impeccable reputation in the region as consummate travel professionals, dedicated to their clients and the communities in which they serve,” said Jack E. Mannix, president and CEO of Ensemble. “We are delighted to welcome Central Travel and its impressive record of growth, customer and community commitment, and financial success to the Ensemble Travel Group family.”

Headquartered in Toledo, Central Travel employs nearly 50 travel specialists, more than 90 percent of whom have earned their CTC or other related industry certification. The agency’s primary focus is leisure travel handling a wide range of group sizes, multi-generational travel, and extensive FIT planning.

The agency’s corporate services division provides the expertise and guidance for hundreds of local and national businesses. Ensemble Travel Group is a  member-owned  organization of nearly 900 professional travel agencies in the U.S. and Canada.

Visit  www.centraltravel.com or www.ensembletravel.com.