Nexion Travel Group Announces Supplier of the Year Awards

Preferred suppliers honored at annual conference

IRVING, TX (October 1, 2020) – During its annual CoNexion conference, held virtually this year as CoNexion At Home, Nexion Travel Group honored its top supplier partners. Honorees were chosen by vote of Nexion Travel Group members, making these awards truly the “people’s choice.”

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– Nexion Travel Group President Jackie Friedman

The top honor, Best Overall Supplier, was given to AmaWaterways for the second year in a row. The river cruise line also took the prize for Best River Cruise Line.

Jackie Friedman, CTC, CTIE, President of Nexion Travel Group, commented, “I am thrilled to recognize AmaWaterways as our Best Overall Supplier. Their relationship with travel advisors is a true partnership, and our members know they can count on the AmaWaterways product for superior ships, service and activities. AmaWaterways supports and appreciates our travel advisors, and this award shows that our members feel the same way.”

Other supplier awards given were:

Best Contemporary Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International

Best Premium/Upper Premium Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises

Best Luxury Cruise Line: Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Best River Cruise Line: AmaWaterways

Best Package Tour Operator: Delta Vacations

Best Escorted/FIT Tour Operator: Globus family of brands

Best Luxury Tour/FIT Operator: Tauck

Best Specialty Supplier: Disney Destinations

Best Rail Supplier: Rocky Mountaineer

Best Domestic Airline: Delta Air Lines

Best International Airline: Delta Air Lines

Best Agent Pandemic Support – Airline: American Airlines

Most Improved Advisor Support – Airline: United Airlines

Best Ground Transportation: Enterprise Holdings

Best Travel Insurance Provider: Allianz Global Assistance

Best Hotelier: Marriott International

Best Technology/Booking Tool: VAX VacationAccess

Best Overall Canadian Supplier: Air Canada Vacations

Best Supplier Partner Travel Agent Education Program: Princess Cruises

Best Supplier Sales Representative, BDMs and Customer Service: Brandy Azamar, Norwegian Cruise Line

Best Marketing Partner: Norwegian Cruise Line

Rookie of the Year: Atlas Ocean Voyages

“Our supplier partners work very hard for our members and understand that their success is intertwined,” Friedman said. “Nexion Travel Group is fortunate to have these relationships with supplier partners who always go the extra mile for our members. We thank them for their partnership and look forward to future success.”

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