Montrose Travel received the "Top 25" award from Ensemble Travel Group, one of the travel industry's oldest and most respected travel agency organizations. The honor is presented to less than 5 percent of Ensemble Travel Group's 500 plus member agencies in the United States. Selection criteria was based on 2007 sales performance.
"As a member of this elite circle of top performers, Montrose Travel is setting the standard not only for other Ensemble members, but also for the entire travel agency community to strive for," said Jack E. Mannix, president and CEO of Ensemble Travel Group. "We are committed to helping Montrose Travel and its home-based agents continue to exceed their clients' expectations in the vacation travel arena."
"Our relationship with Ensemble goes back to its earliest days. We have enjoyed our ability to work closely with an organization who listens to its members and provides quality products and programs to its partners," said Andi McClure-Mysza, president of MTravel.com, Montrose Travel's hosting division. Due to its affiliation with Ensemble Travel Group, Montrose Travel is able to offer home-based agents and their clients a wide variety of unique vacation experiences and hard-to-get perks and programs, she noted.
This includes Ensemble Hosted Cruises, which offers more than 300 escorted sailings each year; Ensemble Hotel & Resort Collection, with premier accommodations at more than 350 four- and five-star properties; and Ensemble’s Inspired Journeys theme cruises.
Established in 1956, Montrose Travel was purchased by the McClure family in 1972. Montrose Travel is a Top 5 Host Agency and Top 50 travel company nationwide at $110 million.