Largay Travel was founded in 1969 by Roland F. Largay. Paul Largay, Roland’s nephew, joined the organization in 1982.Amanda Klimak, current company president, equity partner, and Virtuoso advisory board member, joined the team in 2001. Collectively they've traveled the world and built one of New England’s premier travel management organizations.
Headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut, Largay provides a staff of 60 dedicated, experienced advisers, whose average tenure exceeds 20 years. To ensure all the unique needs of each respective sector and traveler are satisfied, the company is strategically divided into three separate divisions: leisure travel, group & incentive, and corporate services.
Largay Travel is a branch of the Tzell Travel group, and proud members of the exclusive Virtuoso network of trusted travel specialists. Our memberships provide for exclusive travel experiences, and guarantees values not available or accessible to non participants.Virtuoso membership, limited to less than 1% of all global agencies, enables us to offer clients complimentary upgrades, outstanding amenities and privileged access to events throughout the world.
Our value proposition is to provide clarity to the confusion of choices and destination information by discovering what matters to you as a traveler, and subsequently leveraging our knowledge and industry relationships to deliver personalized recommendations and solutions.
Our primary leisure expertise and focus is on soft-adventure programs (i.e. hiking, biking, walking, ballooning, etc.), family travel, worldwide deluxe cruising, and African Safaris. Paul Largay, having just returned from escorting his 13th safari, was featured in Travel & Leisure Magazine as one of “America’s Top 100 Secret Travel Agents” for a decade. Considering there are 26,000 eligible agents competing for these honors, we are extremely proud of these professional recognitions and distinctions and the difference they can make in your travel plans.
Our group and incentive division is directed towards the fulfillment of the needs and desires of affiliated travelers traveling together.We customize programs centered around sales achievement objectives,religious, familial, and social requirements and the ultimate desires of the group leaders.
Our corporate travel division provides managed solutions through the application of state of the art technology and a team of dedicated advisors. We will design and deliver a comprehensive program that minimizes costs and maximizes traveler services and convenience.
In 2009 Largay established an in house travel advisor mentoring and development program to provide travel career opportunities to aspiring travel professionals, and to provide for the continuation & succession of our strict service standards.
We are proud members of Virtuoso, an exclusive worldwide network of travel specialists, and Roland Largay capably served as Chairman Emeritus of the Virtuoso Advisory Board. Our membership provides for exclusive travel experiences and guarantees values not available or accessible to outsiders. Virtuoso membership is limited to fewer than 1% of all global agencies which enables us to offer you complimentary upgrades, outstanding amenities and privileged access to events throughout the world.
Our primary leisure expertise and focus is on soft-adventure programs (i.e. hiking, biking, walking, ballooning, etc.), family travel, worldwide deluxe cruising, and African Safaris. Roland Largay, having just returned from escorting his 28th safari, was featured for four consecutive years by Conde Nast Travel magazine as one of “America’s Top 100 Secret Travel Agents”; Paul Largay was recognized on the “A-List” of the world’s top agents published by Travel & Leisure magazine for the tenth consecutive year in 2013. Considering there are 26,000 eligible agents competing for these honors, we are extremely proud of these professional recognition and distinctions!
Paul Largay made his prime time television debut on the Travel Channel’s reality show “Vacation Challenge”. Paul was chosen from a nationwide search for his professionalism, wit and knowledge about the world of travel. After two successful, critically acclaimed seasons, the producers expanded the broadcast distribution to international television markets and audiences.
Let the principals and staff of Largay Travel share with you their wealth of knowledge, quest for adventure, and countless personal travel experiences, and your travel dreams will quickly become a reality and life long memory.
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