Agents Charged Up Vegas, Won Big

Kevin Nguyen of Pinnacle Travel Services in Los Angeles has won the grand prize in Travel Agent's Charged Up Vegas— the performance-based rewards program for travel to Las Vegas— and will receive a $10,000 American Express Gift Card. Lisa Bitansky of Travel America Inc., in Langley, British Columbia is the second place winner and recipient of a $5,000 American Express Gift Card.

Through the program, participating agents booked more than 900 transactions in 30 days.

Winners were decided on the amount of travel put on the American Express Card between December 2, 2009 and December 31, 2009 and entered into www.ChargedUpVegas.com. All travel had to take place between December 2, 2009 and February 28, 2010 to be included in the results.

Third place winners and recipients of $1,000 American Express Gift Cards included:

*    Donna Evanoika of High Plains Travel in Colorado Springs, CO
*    Mel Nobel of The Travel Guy in Palm City, FL
*    Pamela Barlow of  First Travel in Mineral Wells, TX
*    Curtis Caston of American Express Travel/CTS in Lawrenceville, GA
*    Peggy Brumley of Travel by Gagnon in Grand Rapids, MI

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