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About

Alongside our clients.
From day one.

A family-owned and operated company, Conlin Travel has served travelers for over 60 years. As trends, technologies, and techniques continue to transform the industry, one thing remains: our dedication to each client. Each trip. And each possibility.

 

Our Leadership

Industries We Serve

A sample of some of the industries we have served:

  • Education
  • Industrial
  • Health Care
  • Automotive Suppliers
  • Product Suppliers
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Professional Services
  • Non-Profit
  • Consumer Goods

Our History

Conlin Travel was founded in 1959 by L. Thomas Conlin in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Over the years, we have worked with hundreds of thousands of clients, striving to make each and every one of their travel journeys an exceptional experience and value.

Company founder Tom Conlin and his son Chris instill a positive and relationship-driven atmosphere within our company. Travel is about human interaction at its best, and it is our goal to epitomize the power of relationships on the path to success.

2019
  • 2018
       

    2018 - Introduces new reporting platform, ViewPoint, powered by Decision Source

    Introduces new reporting platform, ViewPoint, powered by Decision Source

    2018
  • 2018
       

    2018 - Achieves $150,000,000 in sales

    Achieves $150,000,000 in sales

  • 2017
       

    2017 - Selects Sabre as their global distribution partner

    Selects Sabre as their global distribution partner

  • 2017
       

    2017 - Recognized on the Travel Weekly 2017 Power List of top U.S. and global travel agencies

    Recognized on the Travel Weekly 2017 Power List of top U.S. and global travel agencies

  • 2016
       

    2016 - Recognized on the Travel Weekly 2016 Power List of top U.S. and global travel agencies

    Recognized on the Travel Weekly 2016 Power List of top U.S. and global travel agencies

  • 2016
       

    2016 - Recognized as Certified Concur Preferred Agency Partner

    Recognized as Certified Concur Preferred Agency Partner

  • 2015
       

    2015 - Recognized on the Travel Weekly 2015 Power List of top U.S. and global travel agencies

    Recognized on the Travel Weekly 2015 Power List of top U.S. and global travel agencies

  • 2014
       

    2014 - Selected as a Concur Preferred Agency Partner

    Selected as a Concur Preferred Agency Partner

  • 2014
       

    2014 - New branch office established in Grand Rapids, Michigan

    New branch office established in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • 2014
       

    2014 - Recognized on the Travel Weekly 2014 Power List of top U.S. and global travel agencies

    Recognized on the Travel Weekly 2014 Power List of top U.S. and global travel agencies

  • 2013
       

    2013 - Joins BCD Travel and Signature Travel as an affiliate agency

    Joins BCD Travel and Signature Travel as an affiliate agency

  • 2013
       

    2013 - Achieves $100,000,000 in sales

    Achieves $100,000,000 in sales

  • 2010
       

    2010 - Becomes largest full-service travel management company in Michigan

    Becomes largest full-service travel management company in Michigan

  • 2009
       

    2009 - New branch office established in East Lansing, MI

    New branch office established in East Lansing, MI

  • 2001
       

    2001 - Joins American Express Travel Network

    Joins American Express Travel Network

  • 2000
       

    2000 - Chris Conlin becomes sole owner of Conlin Travel, Inc.

    Chris Conlin becomes sole owner of Conlin Travel, Inc.

  • 1999
       

    1999 - New company, Conlin Consulting (computer services), founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan

    New company, Conlin Consulting (computer services), founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • 1998
       

    1998 - New company division, Great Lakes Cruise Company, formed

    New company division, Great Lakes Cruise Company, formed

  • 1992
       

    1992 - Chris Conlin named President and CEO of Conlin Travel

    Chris Conlin named President and CEO of Conlin Travel

  • 1984
       

    1984 - New branch office established in San Francisco, California

    New branch office established in San Francisco, California

  • 1983
       

    1983 - Conlin-Hallissey Travel School founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Conlin-Hallissey Travel School founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan

  • 1976
       

    1976 - Established separate corporate travel division

    Established separate corporate travel division

  • 1976
       

    1976 - First agency in Ann Arbor area to install automated airline reservation system

    First agency in Ann Arbor area to install automated airline reservation system

  • 1964
       

    1964 - Conlin Athletic Tours formed and becomes the official travel agent for the Big Ten bowl trips

    Conlin Athletic Tours formed and becomes the official travel agent for the Big Ten bowl trips

  • 1959
       

    1959 - Founded on South University Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Founded on South University Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan

1959

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