TOP 5

NATIONWIDE, TRAVEL MANAGEMENT COMPANY. Our group includes: Travel Leaders Corporate, Tzell, Pro Travel, vacation.com, and Nexion.

1,000+

DIRECT EMPLOYEES

$22B

BILLION MANAGED TRAVEL SPEND

BY THE NUMBERS

Managing a successful travel program requires a cohesive and fully integrated travel management strategy. Online, offline, and throughout the world, Next offers solutions for 100% of your corporate travel needs. With an emphasis on quality and value, we address the needs of travelers while providing maximum savings. Our size, resources, experience, and travel-industry position enable us to take advantage of strong supplier relationships that result in significant cost savings for our clients.

From small businesses to multinational corporations, we harness the expertise of our industry-best travel consultants and custom technology to shape the perfect corporate travel management program for your business.

HEAD QUARTERS
NYC
200 EMPLOYEES
BACK OFFICE
MINNEAPOLIS
100 EMPLOYEES
NEW ENGLAND SALES
BOSTON OFFICE
OUR HANDS-ON, LEADERSHIP TEAM

OVER 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE.
PROGRAMS FROM $500k to $100m.

Next Corporate Travel is a joint venture between Michael Share and Travel Leaders. Michael’s background of over 20 years of corporate travel management, combined with Travel Leaders’ size, buying power, global reach, and supplier relationships, make us an excellent partner for your managed corporate travel account. Michael has assisted corporations with their travel programs which range from $500K to $200M in travel spend. The goal is always the same: regardless of the size of travel spend, finding the balance of service and cost.

MICHAEL SHARE
Managing Partner, Founder

Prior to Next Corporate Travel, Michael was a founder of and a dominant force behind the Seagate/Advanced Travel Group, the super-regional agency that became synonymous with excellence in service delivery. The value and savings they brought to their very largest accounts was the same value and savings strategies they applied to their small- and mid-size accounts. As a super-regional, their focus was on each account, regardless of their spend (while the megas focus only on the largest of clients), which is the same today. As their reputation spread and their business grew, they had a diverse group of clients, some of them well-known business, and others, privately held, smaller cor

Michael supported such clients as, MTV / Viacom, Newscorp, The Gap, The NBA, Omnicom, Putnam Investments, the WPP Group, Deutsche Bank AG, Bloomberg Financial, and Conde Nast Publications, among others. Seagate / Advanced was purchased by Hogg Robinson in 2004 and became the base for Hogg Robinson’s expansion in the US. Michael also became the President of Sales and Marketing for HRG North America, and held a position on HRG’s North American board.

BROOK ARMSTRONG
Partner

Brook has over seven years’ of experience in the travel business and over sixteen years’ of experience working with start-ups. in–company and on the financing/venture capital side. His travel experience extends to managing and designing large, global, corporate accounts — including technology implementation, vendor relations, strategic program design, marketing, and financial reporting. He co-founded Webmedia, which tied click–to–play video software with an SMS billing platform. Later, as an analyst at Archstone Consulting, a global management consulting group, Brook worked for a number of Fortune 500 clients, including Schering–Plough, Pfizer, CVS, and AAR, with experience extending from M&A HR, project mapping, strategic sourcing, quantitative analysis and strategic HR retention initiatives. As a Senior Associate with GP Capital, a boutique venture capital group with offices in Boston and London, Brook worked with a range of drug delivery, consumer software, and energy efficiency software companies, structuring and managing seed- and first round financing, totaling $25m, each completed prior to proof–of–concept/product completion. Brook is a graduate of Columbia University, magna cum

ANGIE LICEA
Senior Vice President of Business Operations, Technology Development & Meetings

Angie has more than 25 years of travel industry and management experience, with an extensive background in global client management, operations, and centralized services.

Before joining Travel Leaders Corporate, she held a variety of management roles at American Express and Rosenbluth International. She served as American Express’ Vice President of Global Client Services, where she implemented client services support in 12 countries. Prior to that, Angie served as Vice President of Global Business Partnerships where she oversaw $1.5 billion in air sales for 16 global clients in a variety of industries. She first joined Rosenbluth International in 1997 and remained with the company after it was acquired by American Express in 2003. Before that, she worked for Thomas Cook and US Airways. Angie’s Primary focus as the Senior Vice President of Business Operations and Technology Development is to build a strong client-focused team that utilizes the latest technology to enhance the traveler experience, while driving efficiencies for Travel Leaders Corporate. Her past experience and successful leadership enables her to maximize the company’s growth while creatively leading and managing the business operation in line with Travel Leaders Corporate’s vision.

CHRISTY CRAIG
Senior Manager, Business Center Operations

Christy Craig is the Senior Manager of Business Center Operations for Travel Leaders Corporate. Holding a bachelors in Global Business Management and over 20 years of experience in service and leadership through past roles with US Airways, Travelocity, Travel Store and Carlson, Christy has a strong background in people leadership, and client retention. As Senior Manager of Operations, Christy is responsible for day to day operations encompassing agent teams and staff development, client relationship management and process improvement across multiple groups within the organization.

DATA

THE INFORMATION YOU
NEED, WHEN AND HOW
YOU NEED IT.

Real-time, online, seamless access to your travel data is an integral part of identifying opportunities for program savings and achieving your budgetary goals. Our best-of-industry software gives clients web-based access, providing complete and continuous program transparency. The Next MIS team’s attention to detail further ensures data accuracy and timely delivery of your travel data.

OUR DATA MANAGEMENT OFFERING INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

  • Data Analysis and Verification
  • Benchmarking
  • Dashboards
  • Global Data Consolidation
  • Traveler Tracking
  • Industry-Best Data Security
  • Policy Exceptions Reporting
  • Notifications and Approvals
  • Pre-Trip Reporting
  • Contract Savings
  • Market Share Evaluation
  • Contract Compliance
  • Lost Savings
  • Extensive Credit Card Reconciliation
OUR SERVICES

Next's consultants are known for their passion, longevity, experience, and their commitment to service. Our consultants are directly accessible by phone to provide a complete range of travel services, including weekends and after hours.

OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:
  • Experienced, professional, domestic and international consultants
  • Hotel discount program
  • International rate desk
  • Travel seminars and training
  • Upgrades
  • Waivers
  • En-route traveler assistance
  • Continual automated lower fare searches (up to four hours prior to departure)
  • Flight alerts (delay/cancellation sent to mobile phone)
  • Pre-trip reminders
  • Safety and health advisory
  • VIP/concierge services
  • 24-hour traveler assistance
  • Visa/passport assistance
  • Traveler Alerts
  • Customer surveys
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:

Our team has decades’ of experience with meetings and events, ranging from small groups to 1,000+ attendees. We work with a range of needs and types of guests and sensibilities, drawing from our history of working with fashion and media clients, as well as financial firms, pharmaceutical companies and tech.

HIGH EXPECTATIONS FOR OUR HIGHLY EXPERIENCED TEAM

Our team is uniquely capable of genuine hospitality at all points: airport meet and greet, hotel check in, custom concierge desk, and after hours.

We fully integrate all aspect of your meeting to our ‘single-point-of-contact’ operation plan — no detail is lost, and every possible misstep is anticipated and avoided. We simplify the process

OUR MEETINGS AND EVENT SERVICES INCLUDE:
  • Simple, straight-forward pricing
  • Hotel sourcing/negotiation/pricing
  • Event location scouting and overall planning
  • Meet-and-greets
  • Custom, staffed hospitality desk
  • Comprehensive transfers logistics
  • Rooming lists
  • In-room gift packs and documents
  • Custom, room-by-room stocking and inventory
  • On-site staffing (hotel, event, airports)
  • Air desk and complete air reporting package
  • Dinner reservations
  • Activities and entertainment planning
  • Event AV and technology
  • Multi-language / international service

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