The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) recognized the superstars of the travel industry last week at the ASTA Global Convention (AGC) in Chicago, August 23-25.
During the convention, attended by almost 1,000 travel advisors, suppliers and industry professionals, the Society recognized frontline travel advisors and agency owners who go above and beyond in caring for their customers as well as those suppliers most supportive of the trade as voted on by ASTA members.
“As one of the travel industry’s premier organizations, ASTA strives to promote excellence within the trade,” said ASTA President and CEO Zane Kerby. “We’re pleased to use the occasion of our annual convention to lift up those professionals and companies who make lasting and meaningful contributions to the travel industry.”
Voted by the ASTA membership, supplier awards are given to companies and individuals who recognize the value of agency community:
Partner Company of the Year: AmaWaterwaysPartner Representative of the Year: Vicki Freed, Royal Caribbean
Airline Partner of the Year: American AirlinesTransportation Partner of the Year: Enterprise Holdings
GDS Partner of the Year: SabreHotel Partner of the Year: Marriott International
Ocean Cruise Line Partner of the Year: Royal CaribbeanRiver Cruise Line Partner of the Year: AmaWaterways
Tour Operator Partner of the Year: Apple Leisure GroupTravel Insurance Partner of the Year: Allianz Global Assistance
North American Destination Partner of the Year: Hawaiian IslandsInternational Destination Partner of the Year: Visit Croatia
Technology & Transaction Partner of the Year: National Transaction CorporationSustainability Partner of the Year: HurtigrutenSupplier Medal of Excellence: Royal Caribbean
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