Founded in 1974, Travel Impressions is one of the nation's largest leisure tour operators, offering packaged and FIT vacations to over 1,300 destinations in the Caribbean; Asia and its subcontinents and the Persian Gulf; Mexico; Central and South America; Europe, including the Eastern Mediterranean; Africa; Australia; New Zealand; Fiji; the Islands of Tahiti; Canada; the Continental U.S.; Alaska; and Hawaii. An extensive portfolio featuring more than 250,000 resorts, hotels, and over 2,500 luxury villas, plus 30,000 tours, attractions, and transfers, provide global options for every traveler. In addition to vacation packages utilizing scheduled air on major carriers, the company also offers Exclusive Nonstop Vacation Flights from over 15 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.
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 fourteen years in a row (2005-2018), the first recipient of "Best Tour Operator, Packaged Overall" (2014), as well as "Best Tour Operator, Caribbean" (2011 – 2013).
TI is also proud to have been among the TravelAge West WAVE Award winners and Editor's Picks for "Best Tour Operator, FIT," "Best Tour Operator, Caribbean," "Best Tour Operator, Mexico," "Best Tour Operator, U.S. & Canada," "Best FIT Tour Operator, Europe," and "Tour Operator Providing Best Travel Agent Support" since 2007.
Other recent awards include: Gold and Silver awards as "Best Vacation Packager" for Overall, Premium, Luxury, Europe, Asia, and more at the 2019 Travvys; 2016 "Best Wholesaler of the Year" by ASTA; Recommend Magazine's "Best Tour Operator" for Latin America & Mexico (Silver) and the Caribbean (Bronze) in 2017; 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."