Colpitts Clinical has a rich history in the travel industry and is a leading provider in clinical trial travel and expense coordination. Over the years, we have evolved from our original roots as a division of Colpitts World Travel to our current identity as a Direct Travel company. Our expertise has been demonstrated in over 1,000 clinical trials across the world and we are constantly adapting to the changing needs of our clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and CRO industries.

We are a full-service travel and expense management company, focused on providing seamless, patient-centric travel solutions for clinical trials. Based in Stamford, Connecticut, Colpitts Clinical has a strong presence in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and globally through Direct ATPI Global Travel offices. Our ability to deliver customized solutions while ensuring regulatory compliance, data security and cost control makes us a preferred choice for our clients.

With over 130 years of travel industry experience, we are proud to have set a high standard for excellence in patient care and support. Our commitment to patients dates back over 22 years, and we continue to raise the bar for patient-centric clinical trial travel and expense services.

Backed by more than 130 years of travel industry experience we pride ourselves on exceeding the client’s expectations. We were one of the first to provide clinical patients’ care, beginning more than 20 years ago.

Our Commitment

At Colpitts Clinical, we are dedicated to meeting every challenge and exceeding expectations at every stage of the clinical trial process. Our patient-centric services and personalized support help eliminate barriers to trial participation and significantly increase patient retention. Our team of GCP certified, HIPAA and GDPR trained travel coordinators handle all aspects of travel logistics in-house, from air ambulance charters to long-term family-friendly accommodations. We work closely with each patient to create a seamless and low-stress travel experience, tailored to their specific needs and requirements..

Diversity & Inclusion

Direct Travel is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and we foster an inclusive, accommodating and safe work environment for anyone in our employment. We employ team members from more than 20 different countries, many ethnic groups and races as well as team members in the LGBTQA+ community. We believe that our differences help us all realize our full potential. It is our policy to offer equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, military discharge status, military personnel, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected status.

For us, it is not just about compliance with the law. Our company benefits from the creativity and innovation that result when employees who have different experiences, perspectives and cultures work together. This drives innovation and high performance. We also believe a well-managed, diverse workforce expands our knowledge base, skills and cross-cultural understanding, which enables us to relate and respond to our diverse and evolving client base across the world. We support and offer a welcoming environment to all employees, suppliers and clients. We actively search for a diverse pool of job candidates to find the talents, skills and experience to meet the needs of our clients and our business. When filling positions, we track the hiring of employees who are representative of minority groups and stay versed in all state and federal laws to not just meet but also exceed standards. We also provide mandatory anti-bullying and anti-harassment training that each employee must complete and pass annually.

Additionally, Direct Travel is proud to employ a diverse leadership team, with women holding seven of our key executive leadership positions. These women within our leadership are each highly involved in the daily operations of our company and constantly engaged in all aspects of our business.


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