Virtuoso announced the winners of its annual Virtuoso Performance Awards last week at the 20th Anniversary Awards Gala held during the 2008 Travel Mart in Las Vegas. Honorees included outstanding travel specialists, hotels and resorts, cruise lines, airlines, specialty services and tour operators from North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Australia/New Zealand. Judging was based on an 18-month reporting period, with certain minimum production requirements, while peer-to-peer awards were decided by network participants.
Top Virtuoso Production: Protravel International, New York
Top Virtuoso Production Latin America Division: C Travel, Bermuda
Top Virtuoso Production Australia/New Zealand Division: Mary Rossi Travel, Australia
Top Virtuoso Production on a Per Advisor Basis: Specialty Cruise & Villas, Washington
Top Virtuoso Production Percentage Year-Over-Year Growth: Travel Masters, Texas
Largest Single Sale From a Virtuoso Lead: Ruth Turpin, Cruises Etc., Texas
Top Virtuoso LBD Producer 2008: Michelle Bemis, McCabe World Travel, Virginia - VAST
For a full list of award winners, visit www.virtuoso.com.