TravelStore Named Employee-Owned Company of the Year in the California/Western States Region

Press Release

(October 18, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA) TravelStore, Inc., a California travel management company serving the travel needs of business and leisure travelers, was awarded “Employee Owned Company of the Year” by the California/Western States Chapter of The ESOP Association at the organization’s 2022 annual conference held in Monterey, California. There are 420 employee-owned member companies in the California/Western States chapter.

“It is exceptionally gratifying to share this recognition with our employee owners and our affiliates following the challenges everyone has endured in the past year,” said Osvaldo Ramos, President / CEO. “It certainly has been a very difficult for everyone in the travel business.”

TravelStore became an ESOP in 2005 and has over 240 employee owners and affiliates. The company has five locations in California and is the largest travel agency headquartered in California, and ranked 27th largest in the nation, according to Travel Weekly.

“Given the great fortitude shown by our staff in the past year we are especially proud to receive this award for 2022,” said Brian Crawford, Executive VP / COO.

TravelStore was represented at the annual chapter conference by its nine-member ESOP Committee.

About TravelStore

Established in 1975, employee-owned TravelStore is one of the nation’s top travel agencies. Headquartered in Los Angeles with several branch locations throughout California, specializing in both business travel management and leisure travel services, TravelStore is a BCD Travel Affiliate, offering a full array of business travel management services with a focus on customer service, including dedicated account management, advanced technology solutions, automated quality control, custom reporting, and exclusive negotiated rate programs. TravelStore is also a member of Signature Travel Network and specializes in luxury cruises, tours, and custom vacation packages. For more information, visit