23 Aug Protravel International Honored with ‘Excellence Award’ from Carnival Corporation
Holland America Line recognizes Protravel as its top retail partner
NEW YORK, NY (Aug. 22, 2018) – Protravel International, the leading luxury travel agency, has been honored with an award from one of Carnival Corporation’s leading cruise brands, Holland America Line. During the World’s Leading Cruise Lines 2018 Excellence Awards event held recently in San Diego, Protravel was designated top Retail Travel Partner by Holland America.
The Excellence Awards recognize travel agency partners in a variety of areas including brand loyalty, dedication to growth, commitment to innovation and participation in education and training. During the awards presentation, Protravel was recognized for its revenue generation and excellence in giving its members the tools to effectively sell vacations on Holland America Line.
“We are honored to be recipients of this award from Holland America Line,” said Becky Powell, President of Protravel International. “At Protravel we pride ourselves in having an unparalleled network of providers, which allows our travel advisors to offer their clients the best in vacation options, so to be recognized for excellence by such a prestigious brand is very gratifying. We at Protravel greatly value our relationship with Carnival Corporation and its outstanding family of cruise brands.”
Added Arnold Donald, President and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, “Travel agents are key stakeholders in Carnival Corporation’s success and I am honored to join our North American cruise brands in recognizing the travel partners who help us exceed our guests’ expectations every day, through the understanding of their clients and through their loyalty, hard work, dedication and creativity. Congratulations to Protravel as an award recipient, and thanks for your outstanding partnership, professionalism and commitment in support of Carnival Corporation’s world-leading cruise brands,” said Donald.
For more information on Protravel International, and ideas for luxury trips recommended by our agents, visit the Protravel Blog.
Pictured above: Marni Becker (center), Protravel Senior Director of Cruise Sales, is presented the Retail Travel Partner Excellence Award from Holland America at the Leading Cruise Lines 2018 Excellence Awards in San Diego by (from left) Joseph Slattery, SVP Global Marketing & Sales for Holland America Line; Charles Dunwoody, Senior Director, National Account Sales; Eva Jenner, Vice President of Sales, Holland America; Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corp.
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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