Atlas Travel International Rises on Travel Weekly’s 2011 Power List
MILFORD, Mass., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Atlas Travel International has moved up two slots from number 44 to appear at number 42 on the 2011 Travel Weekly Power List. The rise on the list comes despite continued economic concerns among many in the travel industry. One of the biggest indicators of how successful Atlas has been is their reported 20% increase in sales for 2010.
Atlas reported $116 million ARC sales for 2010 and 85% of the overall sales total came from business travel. Atlas also reported a 25% increase in air transactions and requests for proposals were tripled from the previous year. Atlas also reported sales of 13% of their overall sales total from leisure travel and 2% from meetings and incentives.
“We took the pressures of the economy as a chance to fill spaces vacated by other travel agencies and as an opportunity to expand,” said Atlas Travel International’s CEO, Elaine Osgood. “We went out and found the right people to help our company expand into new areas, including expansions in our technology infrastructure and the technology we offer our customers.”
Looking ahead to 2011, Atlas plans to continue their development in the area of technology. Atlas’ entire technology suite has been analyzed in recent years and processes have been re-engineered. They also plan to further develop mobile travel management options for their clients.
The Travel Weekly Power List is designed to rank the country’s top travel sellers. The method for the rankings is based on a company’s top dollar volume of annual sales for the previous year. The list also includes travel companies such as Expedia, Orbitz, American Express, and Boeing Travel Management.
About Atlas Travel International, Inc.:
Celebrating 25 years in business, Atlas Travel International serves more than 500 corporations and more than 15,000 vacation travelers. Atlas is honored as a leading business in New England, in the travel industry and is a recent Ernst & Young Regional Entrepreneur of the Year award winner. Additionally, the company provides meeting and incentive services as well as luxury vacation planning. For more information about Atlas, please visit www.AtlasTravel.com or by calling 800-362-8626.
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