America’s Vacation Center, one of the leading travel companies in North America and beyond, announced that Celebrity Cruises named the company its 2009 "National Accounts Partner of the Year" based on America’s Vacation Center’s unparalleled sales performance, customer service, and Integrity and Professionalism(TM).
"America’s Vacation Center continues to impress us with their product knowledge, remarkable sales accomplishments, revolutionary technology and marketing initiatives, and professional network of Independent Affiliates that provide first-rate customer service," said Dan Hanrahan, President and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. "America’s Vacation Center and its network are incredibly deserving of this recognition and we are grateful for our close partnership. We look forward to our companies’ mutual success for years to come."
Dan Hanrahan, President and CEO; Dondra Ritzenthaler, Senior Vice President of Sales; and Cris DeSouza, Channel Strategy Executive for Celebrity Cruises presented the award to America’s Vacation Center Co-Presidents Brad and Van Anderson in Florida during the company’s recent National Conference in November.
"America’s Vacation Center approached the year with the mindset that ‘times of change are times of opportunity,’ and we focused on customer service, substantially increased our marketing, expanded our industry-leading technology, and concentrated on helping our Independent Affiliates live a lifestyle of success," said Brad Anderson, Co-President of America’s Vacation Center. "This award signifies Celebrity Cruises’ continued support for their travel agency partners and we are honored to accept the ‘National Accounts Partner of the Year’ award on behalf of our network."
America’s Vacation Center has a long-standing reputation in the travel industry for being one of the top-producing travel agencies worldwide. The company has been a part of the American Express Travel Representative Network for over 20 years and is supported by an elite network of home-based Independent Affiliates.
America’s Vacation Center has recently received notable accolades in the travel industry, including being named "Travel Agency of the Year" by Carnival Cruises, American Express Travel, Royal Caribbean, Oceania Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Brendan Vacations, and MSC Cruises USA – an accomplishment no other travel agency has ever achieved.
Source = PRNewswire / America's Vacation Center