Metropolitan Association of Professional Travel Agents
1270 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS SUITE 1500 NEW YORK, NY 10020 TEL. 212-897-5070
William W. Allyn, Jr., President
Valerie Wilson Travel
Vice President Yvonne Insussarry
Secretary Camille Sperrazza
The World Awaits Travel, LLC
Treasurer Denise Kahoud
DDK Associates, LLC / Worldview Travel
Director of Educational Events Helena Marks
Protravel International, Inc.
Director of Educational Fams Salvatore Gurriero
Tzell Travel Group
Membership Roberta Long-Kelleher
Protravel International, Inc.
Director at Large Diane Curtis
Not A Cloud in the Sky
Andrew Rein
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, London and Paris Hotels


MAPTA - The METROPOLITAN ASSOCIATION of PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL AGENCIES, based in NEWYORK CITY is comprised of travel advisors and suppliers. We strive to establish mutually beneficial business relationships that educate our members. MAPTA organizes trade shows, educational evenings, and trips to worldwide destinations.


MAPTA Membership is open to qualified Travel Agents, CLIA (Cruise Line International Association) Members and Suppliers


TRAVEL AGENTS must be full time employee or affiliated with a travel agency for a period of not less than two concurrent years in the sale of travel preceding application for membership and be on their travel agency's ARC list and have an IATAN card.

CLIA AGENTS must be full time employees or affiliated with a travel agency in the sale of cruises and have a valid CLIA ID Card.

SUPPLIERS must have a minimum of three concurrent years in the travel industry in a capacity other than a travel agent. Categories are: tour operators, wholesalers, airlines, government tourist offices and hotel reps with a minimum of two hotels in their portfolio.

If you meet the qualifications for membership and are interested in joining MAPTA, please e-mail Roberta Long-Kelleher, MAPTA Membership Chair - Roberta, is looking forward to hearing from you.

MAPTA's fiscal year starts February 1, 2017

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