About Us


URBAN Traveler's Mission Statement

Our mission is to present exclusive and the latest contemporary luggage, leathergoods, travel-friendly clothing, travel accessories and related gifts in an upbeat, attractive and trendsetting store environment which radiates energy, enthusiasm and total service commitment to a design conscious customer, which is sophisticated, young at heart and enjoys traveling.

 

URBAN Traveler’s Retailer Awards

• 1985 National Award for Outstanding Accessories Merchandising

• 1987 National FAME Awards (Fashion Accessories Merchandising Excellence

• 1992 Two of Minnesota's Best Entrepeneurs (Mpls/St. Paul Magazine)

• 1993 One of Minnesota's Best Designed Stores for 1993 (American Society of Interior Designers, ASID)

• 1993 One of the Worlds Top 100 Stores (Stores Magazine)

• 1993 Showcase Magazine (Industry Recognition)

• 1994 Travelware Magazine (Industry Recognition)

• 1995 Gifts and Decorative Accessories Magazine (recognized as one of the leading retailers in the industry)

• 2001 Recognized as a Hallmark of Excellence Business by its Industry (Travel Goods Association)

• 2002 Winner Best Travel Gear Store Award (Mpls/St. Paul Magazine)

• 2003 St. Paul Pioneer Press (featured as the leading specialty travel goods niche retailer)

• 2003 MSP International Airport (ranked #1 retail concessionaire among all existing MSP merchants)

• 2004 National Marketing Innovation Award Nominee (Travel Goods Industry)

• 2004 MSP International Airport (ranked #1 retail concessionaire among all existing MSP merchants)

• 2005 One of Minnesota's Best Designed Stores for 2005 (American Society for Interior Designers - ASID)