Protravel International Honored as Top Virtuoso Producer for 14th Consecutive Year

Luxury travel agency has won top award in each of the 14 years it has been given out.

Las Vegas, Nevada (Aug. 13, 2018) — Last night, Protravel International was once again, honored as Virtuoso’s top-selling agency with its “Top Network Production” award at the annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference in Las Vegas. This is the 14th consecutive year that Protravel International has been recognized as Virtuoso’s top-selling luxury agency member.

“We are so pleased to once again be honored as the top-selling luxury travel agency member of Virtuoso,” said Protravel President Becky Powell. “This recognition is a testament to the skill of our luxury travel advisors, their deep knowledge and dedication to providing Protravel clients with seamless and unforgettable travel experiences.”

“Our travel advisors are committed to learning all they can about the newest developments with luxury hotels, tour operators, destination marketing companies, cruise lines, airlines and other suppliers,” said Powell. “One of the reasons for our continued success is that our advisors strive to stay ahead of the curve, so they can keep their clients up to date on the latest and greatest leisure and business travel opportunities.”

Protravel had 150 travel advisors and employees attending the event, the largest contingent in its history.

Protravel was also honored with three other Virtuoso award nominations (whose winners will be announced later in the week):

  • Stevie Friedman of Protravel Encino is nominated as Top Producer Virtuoso Voyages
  • Marni Becker, Protravel’s Senior Director of Cruise Sales, is nominated as Virtuoso Cruise Ambassador of the Year, Member
  • Greg Kiep of Protravel Beverly Hills is nominated as Virtuoso Rising Star, U.S.

For more information on Protravel International, and ideas for luxury trips recommended by our agents, visit the Protravel Blog.

Pictured above: Protravel President Becky Powell and Protravel Senior Vice President of Operations Michele Capaccio accept the Virtuoso Top Network Producer Award at the Virtuoso Travel Week Opening Ceremony last night.


About Protravel International, LLC:

Protravel International, LLC is a Travel Leaders Group company. Founded in 1984, Protravel International, LLC is a full-service, dynamic travel company with an award-winning reputation. Protravel is headquartered in New York City and supports 20 locations throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, plus a network of hosted agents in all corners of the U.S. Today, approximately 1,000 people make up the Protravel organization. Our expertise in destination, international faring and competitive products – coupled with our superior network of contacts in the airline, hotel, cruise and hospitality industry – makes Protravel one of the most powerful selling forces in the travel industry.

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