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Agency Overview


Who We Are

Established in 1981 by Marla B. Schaffer, President and CEO, who opened the agency with years of diversified travel experience behind her, Leaders In Travel’s primary goal is to maintain superior service, our #1 most important attribute. Progressive and highly personalized, we are exceptionally proud of our level of agent experience and training. Hand chosen, highly skilled travel professionals, our staff is comprised of 33 talented, world-traveled individuals, who have collectively visited over 300 countries and cruised over 100 voyages. As a member of the LIT staff, each agent is required to take ongoing certification/specialist programs running the gamut from destination and product knowledge, to customer training and technology. We want to ensure that each client is properly matched with the destination or travel specialist that will meet their requirements and culminate in the most rewarding, memorable travel experience.
Meet Our Staff

What We Do

We listen. We confer with you about your interests, hobbies and personal tastes. We ask details about your previous travels to give us a greater understanding of what you may have liked and what you didn’t to better prepare our personal suggestions and recommendations. The more we know about what excites you in travel, the more insightful and personalized your travel experience will be. We create complete itineraries, including those that require the most detailed travel planning and arrangements. We do this with an expertise that is born of experience and passion and execute superior results in the most cost-effective manner. With our vast relationships with resorts and hotels worldwide, our clients are recognized by hotel managers, who take extra care just knowing they are valued clients of Leaders In Travel.

Our Services

  • Detailed Vacation Planning
  • Customized Itineraries
  • Dedicated Cruise Division
  • Honeymoon Planning
  • Yacht & Ship Charters
  • Villa Rentals
  • Concierge Service
  • Worldwide Hotels & Resorts
  • International Rail Tickets
  • Car Rental & Chauffeur Service
  • Airline Tickets
  • Amtrak
  • Corporate Travel Management
  • Incentive Travel
  • Business Meetings & Group Management
  • Conventions
  • Special Event Planning
  • Private & Business Jet Charters
  • Corporate Supplier Programs
  • Discount Hotel Program
  • Management Reporting
  • Quality Control
  • Visa and Passport Services
  • Emergency 24-Hour Assistance