The late Robert Porter
Malmberg, of the Malmberg Travel Group in Boston, will be remembered at a
celebration of his life on Friday, June 24.
Malmberg, a Boston
native, died on Jan. 2. The 1952 Northeastern University graduate started his
career in the travel in industry working Northeast Airlines’ ticket counter at
Boston Logan Airport. He would go on to live in Paris, becoming a sought-after
Malmberg founded Malmberg Travel Group in 1986. The company, a specialist in high-end leisure and corporate travel, today is a branch of Tzell Travel Group.
He sat on and chaired
many cruise line, hotel and travel organization boards, and had a lifetime affiliation
with the Travel Institute moderating study groups.
multiple awards and accolades, including being named to Travel + Leisure’s
A-List of travel agents from 2004-2006. He was a specialist in South Africa and Vietnam.
He was a sailing
enthusiast and instructed sailing at the Boston Sailing Club.
Malmberg is survived by his
husband, Dan, and daughter, Nora.
The June 24 service for
Malmberg will be held at 2 p.m. On June 24 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 15
Newbury St., Boston. RSVP to [email protected].