of Happy Holiday Travel - Tad Kutek - in his younger days
a British naval officer - is popularly known among friends
and business associates as "The CAPTAIN". The
World War II did not finish for him in 1945. It was followed
by years of service in the Mediterranean and the last episode
there was the day of passing H.M. Dockyard - port and town
of Haifa to the new State of Israel, which Tad Kutek witnessed
and participated in it. Shortly came the threat to the British
colony of Hongkong, hastily emergency land and sea defences
had to be enforced. Tad Kutek was there. In 1950 Korean
war broke out - Tad Kutek was there with some assignment
of naval logistic support between Japan and Pusan in South
Kutek decided on early retirement to became a businessman
in travel trade because of an ample knowledge of the world.
started in London 46 years ago. His friends in British
European Airways (BEA) and B.O.A.C (British Overseas Airways
Corporation) were his mentors. Tad Kutek soon became a
"fully fledged" travel agent with all appointments,
working only for the British Airlines (BEA & BOAC).
In 1956, BEA decided to extend their operations to the
communist east of Europe, selecting Poland and its LOT
as the first cooperation. Captain Tad Kutek became instrumental
and successful in helping British to bringing about -
in 1958 - regular flights BEA/LOT. Meantime followed a
great fusion of BEA/BOAC creating one airline - British
Airways. Friends of Tad Kutek in BA now suggested his
help in developing feeding the Atlantic traffic, also
with American ethnic traffic to Eastern Europe, and so
it happened by opening business - 43 years ago - also
in USA, finally in Chicago.
preferred BA and LOT agent, Tad Kutek - with the substantial
help of his wife and team of professional, very experienced
ladies, is having an unique close business friendly relations
with BA on one side and with several hundred travel agents
cooperating. We provide not only sale of attractively
priced tickets - but also negotiate for our agents group
fares for airlines, charters, land arrangements and hotels.
Agents who do not know us yet - please get in touch with
We enjoy great esteem cooperation support from the airlines
we working with, and from you - Travel Agents.
wonders, whether the fascinating story of Happy Holiday
Travel and Captain Tad Kutek and nearly half of century
uninterrupted activities do not deserve a position in
the Guinness Book of Records?