About Travel Impressions
Founded in 1974, Travel Impressions is one of the nation's largest leisure tour operators, offering packaged and FIT vacations to over 200 destinations in the Caribbean; Asia; Mexico; Central and South America; Europe; South Africa; Australia; New Zealand; Fiji; the Islands of Tahiti; Canada; the Continental U.S.; Alaska; and Hawaii. An extensive portfolio featuring more than 1,850 resorts, hotels, and over 1,500 luxury villas, plus 2,000 tours—including exclusive itineraries to Cuba—provide global options for every traveler. In addition to vacation packages utilizing scheduled air on major carriers, the company also offers Dedicated Vacation Flights from 26 U.S. departure cities to popular vacation destinations throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, and Costa Rica.
Travel Impressions is part of Apple Leisure Group. Apple Leisure Group’s family of companies holds a unique niche in the U.S. travel industry as not only one of the largest wholesale vacation providers, but also one with a vertically integrated business model, providing customers with a complete vacation experience and consistently high standards of quality and service.
Awards & Recognition
Travel Impressions has been the recipient of numerous industry awards for outstanding customer service, including being named Travel Weekly Readers' Choice as "Best Tour Operator, Sales and Service" for an unprecedented eleven consecutive years (2005-2015), the first recipient of the new category "Best Tour Operator, Packaged Overall" (2014), as well as "Best Tour Operator Caribbean" (2011 – 2013). TI has also won theTravelAge West WAVE Award for "Best Tour Operator, FIT" the past five years running (2010 – 2015) and is proud to have been among their Editors Picks for “Best Tour Operator, FIT” (2010 – 2016); "Best Tour Operator, Mexico" (2007 – 2016); "Best Tour Operator, U.S. & Canada" (2010 – 2013); "Best Tour Operator, Caribbean" (2013 – 2016) and "Tour Operator Providing Best Travel Agent Support (2013 – 2014). Other recent awards include Recommend Magazine’s “Best Tour Operator” for both Mexico and the Caribbean in 2015; multiple recognitions by travAlliance as "Best Tour Operator" in various categories; and several Magellan and HSMAI Adrian Awards. Respected for its leading technology, knowledgeable reservations staff, and award-winning marketing, TI is an organization that continues to put partnerships first because “your success is our destination.”