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Santa Barbara Travel Corporate travel services

Why Santa Barbara Travel...

Customized Account Management

High-Touch Personal Service

Measurable Cost Savings

Value Added Services

User-Friendly Technology

Actionable Management Information

Duty of Care/Risk Management Programs

Continuous Growth and Advancement

About Santa Barbara Travel

73 Years Supporting Client's Business and Leisure Travel Needs

45 Travel Advisors and Associates

Offices in Santa Barbara and Montecito with satellite offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Jersey, Oregon and Texas

A member of the Virtuoso Travel Network and Tzell Travel Group

American Express Outstanding Agency of the Year

Virtuoso Travel Chairmans Top Producer for the Last 7 Years

2017 Virtuoso Service Achievement Award

2018 Pacific Coast Business Times Family Business and Closely Held Company of the Year Award

Voted Best Travel Agency for the last 18 years in the Reader's Poll

Shared Goals

The key to a successful travel management program is clear communication of goals.

Selecting the service options which best meet your travel needs.

A clear travel policy and effective communications.

Strategic plan for cost savings.

Consistent communication and reinforcement.

Online or full service availability.

Concur Travel

Online & Mobile Reservations:

• Convenience of 24-hour access, 7 days a week

• Up-to-date travel information

• Air, hotel, car and rail reservations

• Cost savings/reduced agency fees

• Travel policy compliance

•Travel manager transparency - no surprises

• Data and purchasing control

•Corporate discounts applied

Duty of Care / Risk Management

Automatic alerts delivered to travelers for potential risks and events

Immediate traveler engagement through the TripCase app

Self-service global dashboard to locate and communicate with travelers

Value-Add Services

Account Management and Review

• Dedicated Account Manager

• Regular Review of Data

• Analysis and Recommendations

• Vendor Rate Negotiations

Cost Savings

Negotiated Rates: Hotel, Car & Air

Preferred Relationships

International Discount Programs

Management of Point Programs

Change Fee Waivers

Group, Meeting and Incentive Travel Support

• On-Site Support

• Site Selection

• Rate Negotiation

• Online Registration

• Group Air Coordinator

Virtuoso Benefits

• Worldwide Discount Air Program

• Luxury Hotel Program - Providing Opportunities for Corporate Incentive Programs

• Worldwide Network of Destination Management Companies

• Exclusive Relationships With Travel Partners Around the World

Travel Leaders / Tzell Advantages

Industry Leading Air Program

Point-Of-Sale Air Discounts

International Upgrade Programs

Private Jet Services

Meet and Greet Services

Hotel Program With Discounts, Amenities, and Upgrades

Global Travel Management Network to Support Regional Offices

Industry Leadership

Benefits

Our Clients Benefit From a Travel Management Partnership with Santa Barbara Travel:

• Professional Services Supported by Experienced Advisors

• Industry Experience and Relationships to Maximize Expense Reductions

• Negotiated Rate Programs Offering Enhanced Savings Opportunities

• Innovative Technology for Improved Efficiency

• Comprehensive Array of Travel Services - Travel Management, Meeting Management, Vacation Travel

• Consultative Approach to Travel Management, with Customized Solutions for Your Specific Needs

• Global Risk Management Support

What Our Clients Say

"Prior to engaging in SB Travel in 2006, travel management services were provided to QAD by TQ3 Navigant and American Express. After working for several years with these larger companies, we wanted a personal relationship that would enable our travel agent to be more responsive to QAD's specific travel requirements. SB Travel has been instrumental in developing strong relationships with airlines, hotels and automobile rental agencies on behalf of QAD, thereby reducing costs and increasing levels of service. SB Travel has provided a high level of personal service at all levels within their organization."

- Kent Harris, QAD

"Since signing with SB Travel in 2012, our foreign and domestic travel have been seamless. David and his team insured that the integration period was as easy as possible. The SB Travel agents are very helpful, have great response times, and know their business well. The contract negotiation that David provides not only helps us to save money, but has allowed us to focus on our business growth."

- Kathy Gerrity, NMB

A Few of Our Loyal Clients

Credits:

Created with images by Rafael Leão - "untitled image" • Ryan Tang - "Home they go" • Briana Tozour - "Just another casual walk through the airport."