|John Lovell holding the Chairman’s Award (center), with Dondra Ritzenthaler to his right, surrounded by members of the Vacation.com team. // Photo by Vacation.com|
Vacation.com has been recognized as the inaugural 2013 Chairman's Award winner for Celebrity Cruises.
Celebrity Cruises senior vice president, sales and trade support and services, Dondra Ritzenthaler, presented Vacation.com president John Lovell with the award, which recognizes sales achievement in North America, at Vacation.com headquarters in Alexandria, VA.
“Vacation.com members hold Celebrity Cruises and their product in high regard. I am truly honored to accept Celebrity Cruises’ Chairman’s Award for sales achievement in North America on behalf of our members and staff,” said Lovell. “With the momentum among Vacation.com members and their continued support, I predict a successful 2014 for both our organizations.”
“The brilliant marketing and exceptional customer service Vacation.com members provide to their clients and outstanding reputation in the industry makes working with their organization an absolute pleasure,” said Ritzenthaler. “As a result, we selected Vacation.com to receive Celebrity Cruises’ inaugural 2013 Chairman’s Award for sales achievement in North America based on its many years of outstanding results and partnership with the Celebrity brand. We look forward to continued growth with Vacation.com in 2014.”
Through its Distinctive Voyages program, Vacation.com provides hosted cruise offerings - each sailing includes a dedicated concierge host, private cocktail reception and exclusive shore excursion to connect with the local culture. Over 100 Distinctive Voyages cruise itineraries are aboard Celebrity ships. In addition, Celebrity Cruises participates in Vacation.com’s Culinary Collection offering three unique food and wine-themed cruises in 2014.