Bel Air, MD-Area Travel Agent Honored with National “Employee of Excellence” Award from Travel Leaders

Sandy Armstead Named Among Nation’s Best at 2018 International Conference for Travel Agents

Las Vegas, Nev. (June 18, 2018) — Travel agent Sandy Armstead of the Travel Leaders location in Bel Air, Md., was singled out from thousands of travel professionals nationally when she received a Travel Leaders’ “Employee of Excellence” Award. Travel Leaders Network – one of North America’s largest retail travel agency organizations – recognized Armstead for her excellence and commitment to going above and beyond on behalf of her business travel clients. Armstead was honored at EDGE: Educate, Discover, Gather and Evolve – the annual international conference of Travel Leaders Network.

“As a Corporate Team Leader, Sandy expertly supervises, mentors, trains and monitors a team of 15 agents, while maintaining extraordinary personal sales numbers of more than $1.8 million annually,” said Roger E. Block, CTC, President of Travel Leaders Network. “A recent example of Sandy’s leadership involves her work with an agent who needed to increase sales. Under Sandy’s mentorship and training acumen, she doubled her sales by the next year. Sandy is a highly respected born-leader who is extremely deserving of this honor.”

In addition to being recognized as an effective mentor within her agency, Armstead is also highly valued among her clients for consistently going above and beyond expectations. Armstead also passionately promotes programs and promotions offered by Travel Leaders.

“Armstead’s professionalism, creative ingenuity, and obvious knowledge of the industry helps her business clients save money while still accomplishing their corporate travel goals with ease,” added Block. “Armstead embodies the spirit of our company and is a true travel industry professional.”

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