American Express Announces Representative Excellence Awards

American Express Travel has announced that 27 agency members of its U.S. Representative Travel Network have earned the prestigious Representative Excellence Award for 2008. The award honors the achievements of the Representative Travel Network member agencies that have reached superior sales results driving cruise and tour supplier goals or have secured the highest year-over-year sales growth.

"We are delighted to recognize these terrific travel agent partners for their dedication, hard work and business savvy,” said Ellen Bettridge, vice president, U.S. Retail Travel Network, American Express Travel. "The 27 agencies selected have represented the American Express brand in an exemplary fashion and delivered extraordinary results in 2008."

This year's Representative Excellence Award winners are:
·        Adventure Travel of Pompano Beach, FL
·        AMT of West Covina, CA
·        ARTA Travel Motivation & Tours of Plano, TX
·        America's Vacation Center of Vista, CA
·        Avenue Travel of West Orange, NJ
·        Azumano Travel of Portland, OR
·        Bursch Travel of Alexandria, MN
·        Carrousel Travel of Minneapolis, MN
·        CI Travel of Norfolk, VA
·        Cleveland Circle Travel of Brookline, MA
·        Crossroads Travel Advisors LLC of Richmond, VA
·        Cruise Planners, Inc. of Coral Springs, FL
·        Cruises-N-More of Lake Mary, FL
·        Fox World Travel of Oshkosh, WI
·        Gullivers Travel of Forth Worth, TX
·        Malcolm Travel & Cruises of Baton Rouge, LA
·        Mann Travels of Charlotte, NC
·        Milne Travel Agency, Inc. of West Lebanon, NH
·        Morris Murdock Travel of Salt Lake City, UT
·        Passageways Travel of Traverse City, MI
·        Pennsylvania Travel Inc. of Paoli, PA
·        Prestige Travel & Cruises of Las Vegas, NV
·        Springdale Travel of Mobile, AL
·        Summit Travel Group of San Mateo, CA
·        Suzi Davis Travel of Bloomington, IL
·        The Travel Authority of Jeffersonville, IN
·        Travelink, Incorporated of Nashville, TN