CruCon was named New Hampshire’s 2017 Business of the Year in the Tourism and Hospitality category
Moultonborough, NH (June 6, 2017) – New Hampshire-based CruCon® Cruise Outlet was recently named the 2017 Business of the Year in tourism and hospitality by Business NH Magazine. Considered one of New Hampshire’s most prestigious business awards, Sandy Cleary and the organization were honored during a special ceremony held on May 25, 2017, at the Radisson Hotel Manchester in Manchester, New Hampshire. CruCon Cruise Outlet has grown into one of the largest sellers of cruises with more than $125 million in annual cruise volume.
“Winning this prestigious award speaks volumes, and it shines a spotlight on our community, company and the more than 120 employees who work tirelessly to ensure our clients are taken care of every step of the way,” said Sandy Cleary of CruCon Cruise Outlet. “Our business is thriving; we plan on expanding our cruise package offerings and adding more than 100 New Hampshire-based employees to the team. I am truly proud of our dedicated staff and the distinction of being recognized as one of the best places businesses in all of New Hampshire.”
The Business of the Year Awards are an opportunity for Granite State companies to celebrate excellence in business and honor those who lead them. There are nine categories: business services; business assistance organizations; education/nonprofit; financial services/insurance; health care; manufacturing/technology; real estate/construction/engineering; retail/wholesale; and tourism/hospitality. CruCon Cruise Outlet bested hotels and restaurants, in addition to travel companies, for the honors. Criteria for winning the award includes outstanding testimonies and recommendations from clients, local businesses, charity organizations and employees.
Founded in 1997, CruCon Cruise Outlet is a full service North American cruise travel agency working with guests from across the world. With its headquarters in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, the company sends over 100,000 people on cruises every year.
About CruCon Cruise Outlet
CruCon Cruise Outlet is part of Travel Leaders Group – North America’s largest travel agency organization with annual sales of approximately $21 billion. In business for nearly 20 years, CruCon is a fully staffed cruise agency with certified cruise specialists who are all under one roof. Honors include Royal Caribbean’s Chairman’s Award, Celebrity Cruise’s Chairman’s Award and Norwegian Cruise Line President’s Club Elite Agency of the Year. CruCon has also been voted “Best” for seven years by Travelzoo, and holds memberships with prestigious organizations such as the National Association Cruise Oriented Agencies, Cruise Lines International Association and American Society of Travel Agents.