Published on February 4th, 2022 on Travel Weekly.
Protected Trust Services held its first networking event since February 2020, with 15 luxury agents joining a VIP afternoon tea at The Milestone Hotel in London.
To host the event, PTS partnered with The Velvet Collection – a collection of luxury brands from The Travel Corporation, including the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Luxury Gold and Insight Vacations
The Milestone Hotel in Kensington is part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection.
Emma Taylor, PTS trade support manager (pictured right in main picture), said: “It was a great success and just phenomenal to see our members and one of our valued partners, The Velvet Collection (TTC), together in such a beautiful event space.
“Travel is all about people; we all thrive on seeing and speaking to one another and it was just a wonderful feeling to see everyone in person.
“In-person events will undoubtedly enhance travel trade and relationships and we are excited to host more events for our members and partners.
“We have endured a long and hard two years and now we are seeing the end and a great light for future trade.”
Sheena Sumner, managing director of PTS member Wonderluxe Travel, added: “It was fantastic to attend the first PTS event since the pandemic.
“The combined collection of products was fantastic and we are looking forward to the incredibly positive future.”
Dawn Quinn, key account manager for the TTC brands, said: “It offered a fantastic opportunity to bring to life the luxury elements of The Velvet Collection, which will open up huge opportunities across Uniworld River Cruises, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold and of course our hosts, The Red Carnation Hotel Collection.
“We are so excited to build on this event and grow what is sure to be a fantastic partnership with PTS.”