|Terry Dale, USTA president and CEO|
Terry Dale, president and CEO of The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) reports that MLT Vacations, one of the largest providers of vacation packages in the United States, has joined the association as its newest Active Member. The addition brings the association’s current total to 48 corporate members and more than 150 brands.
“MLT Vacations’ corporate values of integrity, caring, and delivering superior customer service are in perfect alignment with our association,” added Dale.
“We are pleased to be accepted as a member of the United States Tour Operators Association, our industry’s advocate in promoting integrity in tourism,” said John Caldwell, MLT Vacations president. “We look forward to being an active participant in the association and of its mission of furthering education of the public about tours, vacation packages and tour operators.”
MLT Vacations manages several package vacation brands including Delta Vacations, in partnership with Air France Holidays and Alitalia Vacations, and Aeromexico Vacations.
Working with almost 40,000 travel agents, MLT Vacations notes it serves more than half a million travelers per year. With more than 40 years of experience, the company brings together the top-rated airline, hotel, and destination partners to offer vacation experiences to more than 250 of the world’s most popular destinations.
Founded in 1969 as Mainline Travel, MLT Vacations was acquired by Northwest Airlines in 1985 and is now a part of Delta Air Lines. The company has more than 500 employees throughout the U.S., based in its Atlanta headquarters, as well as in Minot (ND), Minneapolis-St. Paul (MN), and multiple virtual locations.