CUNY Newswire

Travel Pulse: Remembering Miriam Rand, the ‘First Lady of Luxury’

March 17, 2017

Legendary Beverly Hills travel agent Miriam Rand, who worked in the industry for seven decades and booked travel for Hollywood’s biggest stars, died in late February at age 100.

She and her husband, Howard, opened Rand-Fields Travel Service in Beverly Hills, Calif., in 1949; it became a division of Protravel International in 2002. Over the years, she counted many Hollywood stars as clients, including Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe.