Benefactor Travel was founded in 1993 by Athlyn Fitz-James and Thomas Hamilton. They continue to lead the company overseeing a highly talented staff fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Russian, Greek and Arabic.

BT is the only cultural travel company to have offices on both sides of the Atlantic (Learn more about Our Team) and this makes a huge difference in terms of up-to-date information, ongoing knowledge, trip quality, daily responsiveness to clients and also price. Being close to the product ensures that we are always on the cutting edge in terms of private collections, exhibitions, performance schedules, emerging artists and the best hotels and restaurants to enhance your program.

But we are also close to you. Our Client Relations Office is connected by an 800-line in the Eastern Standard time zone and handles all mailings, travelers' assistance, program registration, payment and insurance. Once the program is established, this office handles questions from the institution and individual travelers. We look after all the details and questions that crop up daily so that you can concentrate on running your institution.

Our Marketing Office is located in the Boston area and if you would like to discuss a destination, talk about a potential program or receive a proposal, we will telephone or arrange a face-to-face meeting.