Oceania Cruises inducted America’s Vacation Center (AVC) into its Cruise Connoisseur Club for 2009 due to the company’s performance. Oceania Cruises’ Cruise Connoisseur Club is for top-producing travel agency partners that have demonstrated past and future support for the cruise line.
“Given America’s Vacation Center’s innovative technology, professional Independent Affiliate network, and unrivaled reputation, Oceania Cruises has experienced continued success since the inception of our partnership," said Frank Del Rio, founder of Oceania Cruises and chairman and CEO of Prestige Cruise Holdings. " We truly appreciate the company’s devotion to our mutual guests in order to create an unparalleled cruise vacation experience, We are proud to recognize America’s Vacation Center for their commitment, integrity, and professionalism, and thank them for being an important part of our success this year.”
The program was founded in 2006 and America’s Vacation Center has received the honor every year since its inception. In 2006 AVC was named the cruise line’s first and only Travel Agency of the Year.
“We are thrilled to be named a distinguished member of Oceania Cruises’ Cruise Connoisseur Club for the fourth year in a row,” said Brad Anderson, co-president of AVC. “Oceania Cruises is recognized worldwide for their renowned reputation and exceptional product, and it is an honor for America’s Vacation Center and our professional network of independent business owners to be named a top producer by the cruise line.”