Royal Caribbean honors travel partners of the year for 2016

In:
13Jan2017

Royal Caribbean celebrated its valued travel agent community with its annual Travel Partners of the Year Awards for North America.

The awards recognize travel agencies that do show a commitment to selling Royal Caribbean cruises, and this year's accolades recognized more than 10 top performers.

"2016 was a standout year, and that has everything to do with our travel partners and their incredible dedication to planning unforgettable Royal Caribbean adventures for our guests," said Vicki Freed, senior vice president, Sales and Trade Support and Service, Royal Caribbean International. "Passion, commitment and innovation are three of our guiding principles, values that travel agents appreciate and embody, making for some of the most meaningful partnerships in our industry. Recognizing these experts, who continue to work with us and go above and beyond to achieve success for their businesses, is an honor every year. Huge congratulations go to our well-deserved returning and first-time Travel Partners of the Year recipients."

Royal Caribbean’s 2016 Travel Partners of the Year winners are as follows:

Chairman's Award for Overall Achievement          
Vacations To Go
 
President's Award for Overall Achievement          
Cruise Planners – American Express Travel Representative

 
National Account Partner of the Year                      
Expedia CruiseShipCenters

 
Home-based Partner of the Year                              
Travel Planners International 
*First-time winner
 
Online Partner of the Year                                        
World Travel Holdings

 
Consortia Partner of the Year                                   
Travel Leaders Network

 
Corporate Incentive Partner of the Year                  
Morris Meetings & Incentives

 
Marketing Partner of the Year                                  
WMPH 
*First-time winner
 
Southeast Partner of the Year                                    
Palm Coast Travel/SmartCruiser.com 
*First-time winner
 
Northeast Partner of the Year                                    
Cruise Brothers 
*First-time winner
 
Central Partner of the Year                                        
Magical Moments Vacations 
*First-time winner
 
West Partner of the Year                                             
Montrose Travel
 
Canada Partner of the Year                                        
Expedia CruiseShipCenters Montreal 
*First-time winner