Celebrity Cruises Recognizes Industry Excellence With 2022 Top Travel Agency Advisor Awards. Awards Celebrate Trade Partner Dedication and Collaboration, Remarkable Year
After a transformative year for the cruise industry, Celebrity Cruises is showing appreciation to the travel agencies and advisors who made it all possible in 2022.
The relaxed luxury cruise brand, today recognized its top performing North American travel partners for the year based on overall business growth, continuous partnership support and innovative marketing efforts driving increased consumer awareness.
The year was marked by several significant milestones for Celebrity Cruises, all well-supported by trade partners – the inaugural year of the highly anticipated Celebrity BeyondSM, the exciting return of the entire Celebrity fleet into service, the unveiling of a new ‘Journey WonderFULL’ brand campaign, and record-breaking sales days this Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
“The Celebrity brand is living up to its mantra of ‘making the comeback stronger than the setback’ thanks to the never-ending passion and hard work of our amazing travel agency partners and travel advisors,” said Dondra Ritzenthaler, Senior Vice President, Sales, The Americas, Celebrity Cruises.
“Together we’ve built incredible momentum and we couldn’t be more excited for all that the new year holds, especially as we prepare to launch yet another stunning resort-at-sea Edge Series ship, Celebrity AscentSM. On behalf of the entire Celebrity Cruises team, I extend our heartfelt thanks to our travel advisor community and send best wishes for an amazing year in 2023!”
The 2022 travel partner award winners include:
Chairman’s Award: Cruise Planners
President’s Award: World Travel Holdings
Consortia Partner of the Year: Travel Leaders
Field Sales Account of the Year: Cruises and Tours Unlimited
Strategic Account of the Year: Travel Planners International
Online Partner of the Year: Crown Cruise Vacations
Host Agency Account of the Year: Nexion LLC
Franchise Network Account of the Year: CruiseOne/Dream Vacations
Celebrity Cruises Rising Star of the Year: Harr Travel
Corporate Meetings and Incentives Account of the Year: 3D Cruise Partners
Inside Sales Account of the Year: Scott Grody Travel
Canada Account of the Year: Nexion Canada LLC
Central Region Account of the Year: KHM
Northeast Region Account of the Year: The Cruise Web Inc
Southeast Region Account of the Year: Cruise Planers Julie Irovando & Tawnee Sons
West Region Account of the Year: Direct Travel