Agencies

How the MSI Travel Program works:
Institutions may select one or more of the MSI approved travel agencies to access discounts available through the MSI travel program. Fees charged for services vary from agency to agency and are listed in the vendor information page.

Many member Institutions have selected a preferred agency from one of the agencies listed. Employees should contact their Institution's travel manager or HR departments for instructions for local preferences and how to access the MSI travel program. MSI is always available to provide assistance navigating the travel program.
 

  Carlson Wagonlit
  Colpitts
  Egencia
  OT&T Travel Management
  Protravel International
  Short's Travel Management
  Travel Collaborative

Company Focus: A global travel leader specializing in business travel management dedicated to helping organizations of all sizes optimize their travel programs and provide best-in-class service and assistance to travelers.

MASCO Partner since:  1990

Carlson Wagonlit Travel

155 Federal Street
Suite 200
Boston, MA 02110

www.carlsonwagonlit.com

Hours of Operation:
8:30 am - 5:30 pm                                          

Contact:
Carson Wagonlit Travel Team
Toll Free:  800-810-2327

Toll free number rolls to CWT's after hours emergency service center M-F, weekends, and holidays

Email:  bosteam6.us@contactcwt.com

Lauren Amidon
Program Manager
781-629-5076
Fax: 866 805 4551
lamidon@carlsonwagonlit.com

Company Profile: Carlson Wagonlit travel advisors offer 20+ years of expertise with customized travel programs that include booking assistance and optimized transaction processing, 24/7 staffed Emergency Service Centers and traveler services offering a range of products and features to inform companies of potential risks and help locate and assist travelers in a crisis. Carlson Wagonlit helps clients develop optimal policies, strategies, procedures, and relationships to meet procurement and savings goals. Carlson Wagonlit also offers negotiated discounts with preferred hotel, air and car rental partners.

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Corporate Travel Management

Company Focus:  Leveraging the latest technology to customize successful, cost-saving travel solutions.

MASCO Partner since:  July 2014

  COLPITTS |WORLD TRAVEL

  875 Providence Highway
  Dedham, MA  02026

 www.colpittsworldtravel.com                                         

Contact:

Rick Como

Senior Global Account Executive
t. 781-326-7800 x 236 |f. 781-326-2921

RComo@colpittswt.com

Company Profile:   Colpitts’ clinical trial travel management services are designed to allow MASCO member institutions to focus on the specifics of their studies without having to worry about coordinating complex and compliant travel logistics.

Colpitts offers:

  • 10 years of expertise in clinical trial travel management services
  • Cultural sensitivity, enormous buying power and true global reach
  • GCP-certified and HIPAA-trained travel experts

Colpitts’ performance and reputation can be measured by the success of the clients served by its Clinical Division. For more than a decade, Colpitts’ solutions have helped to increase trial productivity and reduce CRO/Investigator administration, while maintaining complete confidentiality.

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Company Focus: To provide employees with an efficient, comfortable and safe travel experience.

MASCO Partner since: 1999
Expedia Corporate Travel Company
Toll free: 1-800-401-2932
www.egencia.com

Contact:
Mike Lucontoni
978-369-2827
mlucontoni@egencia.com 

Company Profile: Egencia is a leader in global travel management. An Expedia, Inc. company, Egencia Partners works with companies around the world to maximize travel program investment and savings. Backed by global market expertise, Egencia creates and manages programs designed to meet your goals including: on-line and travel consultant assisted transactions, negotiated discounts with preferred hotel, air and car rental partners and fee waivers for online booking fees for air voids, hotel and car rentals. Try Egencia’s DataMinder, a customized corporate travel program that aligns with corporate policies.

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Company Focus: Personable and personalized travel service, specializing in corporate and university travel.

MASCO Partner since: 1988
OT&T Travel Management 
1000 Winter Street 
Suite 1000 
Waltham, MA 02451 
Toll free: 800-888-9264
www.ott-travel.com

Contact:
Joseph Tse 
781-890-9001
Fax: 781-890-9010
Mobile: 781-929-6699
Joseph.Tse@ott-travel.com

 

Company Profile: Established in 1979, OT&T is a full-service agency specializing in corporate and university travel with focus on delivering the best in personalized service to its customers. The company’s international expertise and multilingual staff is renowned in the industry. OT&T Travel Management offers extensive experience with travel to all international destinations.

In addition to the negotiated discounts for both domestic and international travel, OT&T has significant cost savings consolidator airfares and group fares in particular to Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa; specialties in Asia land arrangements and efficient China visa service are provided.

Besides being selected as an official travel vendor for many MASCO travel program members, OT&T also serves as a minority owned small business enterprise (certified MBE) with travel specialty in government sponsored research projects in compliance with the Fly America Act.

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Company Focus: A full-service, high-touch travel management firm that provides cost effective travel management solutions with unmatched, personalized service.

MASCO Partner since: 2001
Protravel International
200 Highland Ave
Needham, MA 02494
781-455-8600
www.protravelinc.com

Contact:
Josh Tobin
Sales Manager
617-559-3703
josh.tobin@protravelinc.com

Helene Sotsky
Operations Manager
617-559-3720
helene.sotsky@protravelinc.com

Company Profile: Women-led business serving Boston area institutions for over 30 years. 22 locations in United States and the U.K. with dedicated MASCO agents, all with over 20 years of expertise (no call centers). Protravel International offers discounts with many airlines, hotel properties, and car and rail providers worldwide: 24/7 toll-free availability from over 60 countries. Additional services include risk management programs, state-of-the-art management reporting, online booking systems, international rate desks and consolidators, and meeting, group and conference division.

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Company Focus:  Full service travel management company, focusing on customized solutions in creating efficiencies and savings for group & athletic travel needs.

MASCO Partner since:  1990

Short’s Travel Management
1203 West Ridgeway Ave
Waterloo, IA 50701
www.shortstravel.com   

Contact:
Megan Howard
913-220-2730
1-800-678-7766 Ext. 2730

mhoward@shortstravel.com

Company Profile: Nobody moves more athletic individuals, teams and groups than Short’s Travel Management. Short’s Travel is a privately owned corporation assisting travelers since 1946. Today we service hundreds of clients, providing them with great service and innovative tools to increase traveler satisfaction while saving company dollars.  Our services include: exclusive access to group airline desk, negotiated airline savings and discounts, VIP services, 24/7 assistance, mobile itinerary management, travel portal, traveler tracking & risk mitigation tools, designated agent teams with direct dial email and phone numbers, and annual business reviews showcasing savings and opportunities.  OUR MISSION: TO ENHANCE THE EXPERIENCE OF GETTING THERE, BEING THERE, AND COMING HOME.

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Company Focus: A locally-owned and operated company specializing in domestic and international travel services. Committed agents, each with more than 20 years of experience, provide a level of travel management service that is a departure from the ordinary.

MASCO Partner since: 1985
The Travel Collaborative
625 Mt. Auburn Street, Suite 207
Cambridge, MA 02138-4555
617-497-8117 or 800-370-7400 x17
1st time callers: 617-497-8167
www.travelcollaborative.com

Contact:
Betty Cotton, General Manager
617-497-8117
cotton@tvlcoll.com 

Company Profile: Providing MASCO members with a team of sixteen agents with 20+ years experience. Superior buying power and preferred travel discounts ensure the lowest fares for all members. The Travel Collaborative provides 24/7 after-hours emergency services via a toll-free number, website-based booking tools that can be incorporated into your travel program, customized travel policy development and implementation including comprehensive travel management reports, and real-time online or hard copy.

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