Shawn Power Named 2018 Pacesetter by American Express Travel

Shawn and Nancy Power in India // Courtesy of Avoya Travel

Avoya Travel has announced that Shawn Power, owner of Powerventures Travel Services Ltd., an independent agency in the Avoya Travel Network, has been named a 2018 Pacesetter by American Express Travel. Avoya nominated Power from among more than 1,250 independent agencies in the Avoya Network for the award. This is the third time Power has been recognized as an American Express Travel Pacesetter.

American Express Travel Pacesetters are selected based on certain criteria:

  • Superior customer service
  • Sales performance
  • Involvement in the travel agent community
  • Commitment to delivering extraordinary travel experiences.

Power owns and operates Powerventures Travel Services Ltd., which has been an Independent Agency in the Avoya Network for over seven years. In that time, Powerventures has received Avoya’s highest honor of Chairman’s Club and recognition as a top producer for AmaWaterways, Uniworld River Cruises, Avalon River Cruises, Azamara, Tauck River Cruises and more.Travel Agent ranked him as one of the Top 25 All Star Travel Agents.


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Power and his independent agency specialize in creating vacation experiences and custom itineraries for travelers on luxury and river cruises. Power has personally taken over 60 cruises and visited over 73 countries. He projects his vacation sales from new and repeat clients will be over $5 million in 2019.

The American Express Travel Pacesetter program is one of the longest running recognition programs within the American Express Travel Representative Network. American Express will honor award winners at the 2019 Pacesetters Recognition Event in Venice, Italy, held June 2 to June 6 at the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa.

Powerventures Travel Services Ltd. is an independent agency in the Avoya Network.

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