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About Us: Company History


Company founder Tom Conlin and Conlin President Chris Conlin

Conlin Travel was founded in 1959 by L. Thomas Conlin in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We have grown to a position of leadership in the travel community and now encompass several travel-related companies. 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, president of Conlin Travel, shown at the right, instill a positive atmosphere within our company. At Conlin Travel, you will find a company that can make a difference for your organization. We believe in creating long term, lasting relationships with our clients by delivering measurable value while inspiring travelers' enthusiasm with innovation, energy and commitment.


The Conlin Timeline:


2012 Became a top reseller of Concur Travel and Expense with a direct relationship based in Michigan
2011 Received Delta Air Lines' "Best of the Best" award for achieving four consecutive quarters of outstanding market share performance
2010 Relocated Okemos office to East Lansing, MI
2010 Became largest full service Travel Management Company in Michigan
2009 Established exclusive eTravel Services division to bring our IT services in house
2009 Moved into top 10 (#7) agency reseller of Rearden Commerce in the U.S.
2009 Opened full service office in Okemos, MI
2005 Established joint venture with College Travel of Lansing, MI
2005 Established joint venture with Bisbee Travel of Jackson, MI
2004 Established joint venture with Averett Elite Group Travel Agency of San Francisco, CA
2001 Joined American Express Travel Network
2000 Acquired Joy Leitz Travel of Dexter, MI
2000 Chris Conlin became sole owner of Conlin Travel, Inc.
1999 Founded Conlin Consulting computer services in Ann Arbor, MI
1998 Acquired A-New Travel of Ypsilanti, MI
1998 Formed Great Lakes Cruise Company division
1992 Chris Conlin named President & CEO of Conlin Travel
1990 Acquired Faber Travel of Ann Arbor, MI
1984 Established branch office in San Francisco, CA
1983 Founded Conlin-Hallissey Travel School in Ann Arbor, MI
1980 Acquired National Travel Service of Washington D.C.
1979 Acquired Anderson Travel of Winston-Salem, NC
1978 Acquired Van Slycke & Reeside Travel Associates of Washington D.C.
1976 Established separate corporate travel division
1976 First agency in area to install automated airline reservation system
1964 Conlin Athletic Tours was formed and became the official travel agent for the Big Ten bowl trips
1959 Conlin Travel was founded on South University Street in Ann Arbor, MI