Global Travel Specialists

Global Travel Specialists

The Travel Connection is an international, full-service travel management company, with corporate offices located in the Cleveland suburb of Aurora, OH, USA. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017, our team of travel advisors, travel service providers, group and destination planners, have been conducting business globally since 1977.  Separate Corporate, Leisure, and Group Tour divisions ensure client expectations are met for varying travel needs.  With a combined staff experience of over 150 years in the Travel and Leisure Industry, The Travel Connection was recognized as one of Cleveland’s Best Travel Agents by CBS Cleveland in May of 2013. The Travel Connection has also previously featured in Travel Weekly, and been a contributor on The Morning Exchange.

Your Ireland Travel Experts

Originally from Donegal, Ireland, President and CEO Patricia Hollywood has immense knowledge of Ireland and shares it with thousands of people each year.  The Travel Connection provides vacations and tours to Ireland in a variety of ways, ranging from self drive and fully independent travel itineraries to private chauffeur driven and coach tours.  Pat and her team organize a variety of different group trips to Ireland each year, along with independent packages for singles, couples or families.  Many group trips are personally escorted by members of The Travel Connection.

If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting the Emerald Isle, Pat and her team of travel professionals will take care of all the details, delivering an enjoyable, memorable experience.


Travel Expertise Starts Here!

Land Tours, Family Vacations, Exciting Cruises and Romantic Getaways

Regardless of your idea of fun, our team will help you make educated decisions to ensure you receive the best value for your vacation dollar. We have inside connections to the world’s leading travel and tour operators, cruise lines and hotels. We work with only the best tour operators, hotels and cruise lines. We want your vacation experience to exceed your wildest imagination. Our hope is that you’ll return with memories that will last a lifetime, and that you’ll share your experiences about our services with your friends and family. We’re a family owned business, which is reflected in our level of service.

Corporate Travel

The Travel Connection can help your company devise a travel policy that will reduce costs, increase efficiency and maximize corporate traveler convenience. A well designed travel policy that focuses on compliance is the corner of our effective corporate travel program.

Ireland Tours

Ireland is our heritage. We know it well. If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting the Emerald Isle, you’ve come to the right place. With rolling green hills, vibrant cities and warm smiles, Ireland is a country of dreams. The Travel Connection has been sending people to Ireland for over 40 years. Whether your visit is for a romantic trip for just two of you or a exciting tour with a fun group of friends, our team knows everything about the Emerald Isle. We offer several group trips each year.  You can travel with new friends or have us custom create one just for you.


Family vacations create memories that last for decades, and are shared across generations, bringing families closer together. A well-planned family vacation gives everyone in the household exactly what they need.  Parents want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, while spending quality time with the kids.  Children want new and exciting adventures.  Exotic locales, or immersion in a foreign culture, always provides entertainment and excitement. Important questions must be answered before the planning can begin.  The qualified staff at The Travel Connection will deliver a dream destination for the perfect memorable vacation.  Our specialists help determine where to go, how to get there, and what special needs should be accounted for.

January 23, 2017