Since 2003, Adele has owned Affluent Hospitality Group, LLC. A hospitality sales, marketing lead generation representation company. The company offers sales representation, product training to travel agents for destinations, tour operators, the finest upscale select hotels, small cruise lines, and destination management companies.
Her travel trade career evolved from being a travel agent to hotel sales Food & Beverage Manager and culminating at the Hotel Director of Sales & Marketing level before venturing into her own hotel and travel sales representation company.
She has an international network of global influence. Known, trusted, recognized, and highly respected by a great variety of travel agents, agency consortia groups, and the top 100 revenue-producing travel agencies in North America.
A member of USTOA, ASTA, International, National, Regional and Local travel trade organizations, Adele has long-established relationships with an extensive range of leisure and corporate travel agents throughout the USA; particularly focusing on the greater Northeast USA, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
Professional affiliation history includes: PATA, ASTA International, USTOA, HSMAI (Hotel Sales and Marketing Association, Int’l), MAPTA (Metropolitan Association of Professional Travel Agents), NTA (National Tour Association), SITE (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence), MPI (Meeting Planners International), PTANA (Professional Travel Agents of North America) with affiliate chapters in Wash. DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston, Atlanta, and Houston. ATA Africa Travel Association, as a member of the Board of Directors. Past President and Board Member of the 41-74 Club of New York, NY SKAL Club International, active member in many professional travel trade organizations on local, regional, national, and international levels.
Prestigious clients past and current include: Corinthia Hotels in, Malta, St. Petersburg, Lisbon, Prague, & Budapest; The Victoria Falls Hotel (Zimbabwe); Aria Hotel Budapest and Aria Hotel Prague; AMA Waterways, Alaskan Dream Cruises; Malta Tourism; Czech Republic Tourism; Petrabax Tours; Paradores; The Hungarian Tourism Office; and Vilasa Luxury Tours/Minar Travels; Hastings Hotel Group, Ireland; CIE Tours Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales, Fare Buzz (Airline Consolidator), Auto Europe.