At The Detroit Travel Company, we believe that travel has the power to transform lives. That's why we are committed to creating meaningful and authentic travel experiences that connect our clients with the world and each other.
The Detroit Travel Company was first established in Virginia as "Travelista Travel LLC" in December, 2016 by Detroit native, Imani Elie. From marketing to word of mouth, The Detroit Travel Company has been the Limited Liability Company behind the Travelista brand's financial success.
Therefore, moving forward it was decided to put our business name on the forefront, and allow our brand to be culprit behind our major retail travel accessories success since 2017. Although, Travelista is a lifestyle brand for all feminine and flamboyant luxury travel experiences. We are allowing "DTC" to now offer travel, hospitality, concierge, and retail services. While providing educational travel courses, small-business financial resources, funding opportunities, business startup guides, and how to create legitimate passive income in travel and hospitality. Detroit Travel Company offers a one-of-a-kind Destination Event Planning Service. Encouraging many to think outside of the box when creating life-long celebratory moments worldwide! Ensuring that anyone and everyone may feel represented and benefit economically by the melting-pot that is forever growing the new City of Detroit!
The owner, Imani, is an honorably-discharged Navy veteran, who served during Operation Enduring Freedom. It was during this time she acquired both nursing, EMT, radiology, and dental assisting education. She is a previous intern of the Michigan House of Representatives . Serving in hospitality and events. She's obtained education from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, Hampton University in Hampton, VA, and Career Technical Institute in Washington, D.C. Imani has been in the hospitality and tourism industry for 6 years. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family, volunteering to help the community, donating free time to violence prevention, and traveling around the world. Imani is the CEO of this full-service hospitality company that creates inclusive travel packages and experience at a lower rate, globally. Locally, she manages several bookings and events for private boat charters. Imani is an extreme animal lover & also enjoys making music in her free time.