Michele Capaccio Named COO of Protravel International

Tip of Fountain Pen Writing
Photo by Martin Barraud/OJO Images/Getty Images

Today, Protravel International, LLC announced the promotion of Michele (LaRosa) Capaccio to the role of chief operating officer. A 35-year travel industry veteran, Capaccio is now overseeing day-to-day operations of the award-winning luxury travel agency organization. She reports to Protravel president Becky Powell.

Capaccio brings a deep operational knowledge to her role, having first joined Protravel in 1986. She has held a wide range of responsibilities, spanning accounting and office management to the integration of multiple new branches, HR administration, and the design and development of agent tools and resources. Her role also entails providing guidance and support to hundreds of independent travel advisors in a wide variety of areas.

“Michele possesses years of wide-ranging knowledge and expertise which positions her extremely well to serve as COO of Protravel,” said Powell. “Her leadership skills, experience and professionalism, coupled with an extraordinary commitment to supporting our advisors and their clients, make Michele the ideal person to help steer the future of our company.”   

Free Luxury Travel Newsletter

Like this story? Subscribe to The Dossier

Luxury Travel Advisor’s only newsletter, covering unique destinations and product news for affluent travelers. Delivered every Tuesday & Thursday.

Capaccio is based in Protravel’s headquarters in New York City.

In addition to its New York headquarters, Protravel supports 20 locations throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, plus a network of hosted advisors throughout the U.S. Approximately 1,000 people make up the Protravel organization offering expertise in destination, international faring and competitive products.

Related Articles

J.MAK Hospitality Adds Former Virtuoso Advisor, Jeff Sirota

Selling Travel in 2018: The Art of the Launch Party

The New Luxury: The Latest Trends in Travel

Virtuoso Concludes Travel Week With Advisor, Partner Awards

Suggested Articles:

Sansiveri will be based in New York City and responsible for sourcing, developing and account managing the business for the East Coast. More here.

Unexpected experiences and milestone celebrations are the travel trends to watch for 2020, according to Virtuoso’s latest Luxe Report. Here’s a look.

Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection will reopen November 1 with a new look and host of new amenities and programming. Read more here.