World Traveler with the best job on the Planet; Virtuoso Travel Advisor and Virgin Galactic Accredited Space Agent specializing in bespoke travel arrangements with an emphasis on unique experiences and world class accommodations.
- Tim Krenzien
- One North La Salle Street, Suite 1901
- Chicago, IL 60602 USA
- p. 312.782.5343
Mr. Krenzien was born in Chicago, Illinois where he now resides. Mr. Krenzien graduated from the University of Denver in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in Hotel and Restaurant Management. During college, Mr. Krenzien worked at hotels in Berchtesgaden, Germany; Burgenstock, Switzerland; and Denver, Colorado to obtain practical experience and satisfy graduation requirements. After graduation, Mr. Krenzien was recruited by Hyatt Hotels Corporation and accepted an offer as a Corporate Management Trainee. After successfully completing the one year training program, Mr. Krenzien was promoted to various Food and Beverage Management positions in a variety of Hyatt Hotels in Southern and Northern California.
In 1987 Mr. Krenzien returned to Chicago to join his father, H. Juergen Krenzien, at Paul Klein Travel and served as Vice President until 1999 when he purchased the business. Paul Klein Travel was established in 1945 and was owned by Paul Klein until 1967. H. Juergen Krenzien purchased Paul Klein Travel in 1967 and remains actively involved. Paul Klein Travel was a founding member of Allied Travel International which became Allied Percival International and subsequently Virtuoso.
Paul Klein Travel continues to specialize in upscale leisure travel and is a top producer for variety of well known travel suppliers including: The Yachts of Seabourn Pinnacle Club; Cunard Line Inner Circle; Windstar Cruises Star Club; Regent Seven Seas Cruises Top Producer; Silversea Cruises Top Producer; Crystal Cruises Crystal Alliance; Lindblad Expeditions Expedition Club; Abercrombie & Kent 100 Club; Four Seasons Preferred Partners, Ritz Carlton Hotels STARS; Leading Hotels of the Word Leaders Circle, Orient Express Bellini Club; Rosewood Hotels and Resorts Elite; and Sofitel STEP. Paul Klein Travel is a Charter Member of Virtuoso and has consistently been a Virtuoso Top Producer and qualifies for the Virtuoso Chairman's Event regularly.
Mr. Krenzien has traveled to over 109 countries and specializes in customized travel planning with an emphasis on luxury accommodations and experiential travel. Mr. Krenzien is actively involved in many areas of the travel industry including present and past participation on advisory boards for Boscolo Hotels, Ciga Hotels, Ritz Carlton Hotels, Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, Starwood Luxury Collection, and Virtuoso.
Mr. Krenzien attended the first Virtuoso Travel Mart at the Brazilian Court in Palm Beach and has attended the Virtuoso Chairman's events. Mr. Krenzien is also a VIP buyer at the International Luxury Travel Market held annually in Cannes and the PURE Life Experiences held in Marrakech.
Finally, Mr. Krenzien was proudly appointed as a Virgin Galactic Accredited Space Agent, one of only 44 travel agents worldwide accredited to sell space travel.
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"I did not tell half of what I saw, for no one would have believed me" - Marco Polo