Classic Vacations' honored their ambassadors and awarded several travel agencies at its "Return of Royalty" Marketing Partner 2008 Awards Dinner at The Fairmont Orchid, in Hawaii this weekend. The luxury FIT wholesaler recognized single location and multiple location agencies, as well as consortia and franchises for their sales performance. Its top honor, the President’s Award, went to CRC Travel- Chicago.
Virtuoso won every award for Consortia/Franchise, edging out American Express, Ensemble Travel Group and Signature Travel Network in the Highest Gross Sales, Highest Percentage Sales Increase, and Highest Dollar Sales Increase categories.
Tzell Travel, LLC nearly swept the categories for the Travel Agency Multiple Locations class, taking Highest Gross Sales Increase and Highest Dollar Sales Increase, as CWT/Your Travel Center won for Highest Percentage Sales Increase.
Three separate businesses won a category for the Travel Agency Single Location group. Taking home Highest Gross Sales was Travelwizard.com while TravelDesign Int'l won Highest Dollar Sales Increase and took second to Highlands Ranch Travel in Highest Percentage Sales Increase.
Classic Vacations also honored and thanked the members of its Five Million Dollar Club— Altour International, American Express – Lawrenceville, TravelStore, Inc. and Tzell Travel, LLC— and Million Dollar Club.
Million Dollar Club members include: AAA Allied Group, Inc., American Express Platinum – Jacksonville, Azumano Travel/American Express, BCD Travel, Boulevards of Travel, Inc. Casto Travel, CRC Travel, Directional Strategies, LLC, Frosch International Travel, Fugazi Travel Agency, Garber Travel Service, Global Travel, Great Southern Travel Services, Kwik Personal Travel, Los Gatos Travel, McCoy Travel, Montrose Travel, Morris Murdock Travel, National Travel Systems, Navigant Vacations, Nelson Custom Travel, Inc., New Canaan Travel, Inc., Nexion Inc., Prestige Travel/American Express, ProTravel International, Inc., Provident Travel, The Travel Authority, Travel Dynamics Group, Travel Experts, Travelwizard.com, Valerie Wilson Travel Inc., Woodside Travel, World Travel Bureau, Worldview Travel.