Nexion Travel Group Announces 2018 Ambassador Award Recipient

Kimberlee Evans of An Extraordinary Traveler honored with distinguished award

IRVING, TX (September 28, 2018) – Kimberlee Evans, owner of An Extraordinary Traveler in Colleyville, Texas, has been recognized with the 2018 Nexion Travel Group Ambassador Award, which was presented last week during the organization’s annual conference, CoNexion, taking place aboard Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas.

“Kimberlee is so well deserving of this honor as the 2018 Nexion Travel Group Ambassador,” said Jackie Friedman, CTC, CTIE, President of Nexion Travel Group. “Not only is she a successful travel advisor and business owner, but also someone who people look up to, both Nexion Travel Group members and staff. She truly cares about the travel industry and her clients as well as elevating the importance of travel advisors.” Friedman added, “I like to think of Kimberlee as an honorary member of our sales team, as she is so successful in bringing new members to Nexion Travel Group just by sharing her experience and encouraging them to explore our benefits.”

To receive the Ambassador Award, a Nexion Travel Group travel advisor must go above and beyond in:

  • Displaying leadership skills
  • Embracing Nexion Travel Group’s strategic programs and tools
  • Furthering his/her education through Nexion Travel Group and industry educational events
  • Encouraging customers to book with preferred suppliers
  • Promoting Nexion Travel Group as an ideal host agency for fellow travel advisors
  • Demonstrating an attitude that elevates the role of travel advisor to the public

An Extraordinary Traveler specializes in luxury cruises as well as vacations to the Caribbean, Europe and Mexico. Evans has been a Nexion Travel Group member since 2014, when she joined as a newcomer to the travel industry.

Evans’ time with Nexion Travel Group has included serving on its advisory board and being a mentor in the Agents Connecting Together mentor program. She also has served as an advisor on member programs such as Agent Profiler and Nexion Networks, as well participating in the new Travel Leaders Group Apex program with American Express. Evans is an ardent advocate of professional education and is a regular participant in Nexion Travel Group’s educational events.

“Working with Nexion Travel Group as my host agency makes it easy for me to be an entrepreneur,” said Evans. “Their tools and training have played a crucial role in my success and growth as a travel agent. My investment in membership has been a wise one, and my experience with Nexion Travel Group has been nothing but positive. I am truly honored to receive the Ambassador Award.”

All travel professionals interested in learning how to succeed as a professional business owner, backed by Nexion Travel Group’s many great benefits, are encouraged to call 800-747-6813 or email


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