Nexion Names Rising Star and ACT Mentor Recognition Winners

Linda Caplan receiving her ACT Mentor Recognition award.(Courtesy of Nexion)

Nexion Travel Group has announced its Rising Star and Agents Connecting Together (ACT) Mentor Recognition award winners. The Rising Star award recognizes a member who represents the best and brightest in the travel industry while the ACT Mentor Recognition award honors those who have devoted exceptional time and effort toward mentoring newer travel professionals. 

This year’s winners are:

  • Rising Star: Brandi Vincent, Principal Travel in San Angelo, Texas
  • ACT Mentor Recognition: Linda Caplan, Link Up With Linda in Sugar Land, Texas
Brandi Vincent receives her award.

Vincent began selling travel for the first time in May 2017 and, over the last several quarters, has already achieved six figure sales. She was nominated for the Rising Star Award by Martin Mussey, Business Coach at Nexion Travel Group, who worked with Vincent to help build her business. Vincent also received a 2018 Gateway to Excellence honor from Nexion.

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Caplan is an experienced Nexion member whose agency, Link Up With Linda, provides travel services for a variety of vacations, including cruise, land packages, escorted tours and special interest travel. She chose to participate in Nexion’s ACT Mentor program to share her knowledge and give back to the travel industry. As a mentor, she has acted as a counselor to her mentees and helped them set a foundation for success at Nexion Travel Group.

Vincent and Caplan received their awards during CoNexion, Nexion Travel Group’s annual conference, held this year on board Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas.

As part of Travel Leaders Group, Nexion Travel Group provides ticketing, operations and fulfillment support to independent travel professionals coupled with tools, technology, marketing, education and support. Nexion Travel Group is a host agency for multi-agent agencies, corporate agencies, experienced agents and those new to the industry.

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