Travel Leaders Network Honors Top Supplier Partners
“Power of Partnership” award winners chosen by TLN members and based on overall performance
TORONTO (June 15, 2022) – At its annual international conference EDGE, Travel Leaders Network honored its supplier partners with the Power of Partnership (POP) Awards. TLN’s member travel advisors voted for their favorite suppliers in various categories, making the POP Awards the “travel advisors’ choice.” Criteria was also based on overall performance and support offered by supplier partners, as judged by Travel Leaders Network.
They exemplify what it means to be a partner to our consortium, and their unwavering support and generosity make me proud to present them with this year’s Pinnacle Award.
-Roger E. Block, President of Travel Leaders Network
The Pinnacle Award for North American Partner of the Year was given to Royal Caribbean International. Presented to the top all-around TLN partner, the Pinnacle Award recognizes agency and headquarters sales support, excellent product offerings, innovative promotions, and outstanding contribution to Travel Leaders Network overall.
“Royal Caribbean, its leadership and its on-board and shoreside teams have shown outstanding leadership and commitment to the travel advisor,” commented Roger E. Block, President of Travel Leaders Network. “They exemplify what it means to be a partner to our consortium, and their unwavering support and generosity make me proud to present them with this year’s Pinnacle Award.”
Norwegian Cruise Line was recognized as the Sales Support Partner of the Year for its consistent delivery of its best-in-class sales support and its ‘lean in’ approach to field sales, sales methodologies, and support solutions.
The Sales Achievement Partner of the Year was won by Universal Parks & Resorts. This award is presented to the Travel Leaders Network partner that excels in effectively delivering a high standard of product that consistently yields outstanding sales achievement. Universal has a long-term commitment to advisor training, a smooth reservations process and exceptional service, and offers the essential tools TLN agencies need to seamlessly sell their park products.
Additional POP Awards were given to TLN supplier partners in various segments. Each award recognizes the partner as a superior choice.
- North American Airline Partner of the Year: Delta Air Lines
- North American Car Rental Partner of the Year: Enterprise Holdings
- North American Luxury Partner of the Year: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
- North American Cruise Partner of the Year: Celebrity Cruises
- Insurance Partner of the Year (United States): AIG
- Touring Partner of the Year (United States): Globus family of brands
- Wholesale Partner of the Year (United States): Funjet Vacations
Canadian supplier partners were also recognized in the POP Awards:
- Overall Support: Sunwing
- Best Education: Manulife
- Most Creative Marketing: WestJet Vacations
- Best Sales and Service: TravelBrands
“Congratulations to all of the POP Award winners,” said Christine James, Vice President of TL Network Canada. “Our advisors’ success truly depends on TLN’s supplier partners offering superior support, product and solutions. The value of partnership has never been more apparent in our industry, and I want to personally thank all of the award winners for their incredible dedication to travel advisors—these awards are the result of that. As we move forward into the future, I am confident, our partnerships will continue to grow and be fruitful for everyone.”
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About Internova Travel Group
Internova Travel Group is one of the largest travel services companies in the world with a collection of leading brands delivering high-touch, personal travel expertise to leisure and corporate clients. Internova manages leisure, business and franchise firms through a portfolio of distinctive divisions. Internova represents more than 70,000 travel advisors in over 6,000 company-owned and affiliated locations predominantly in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, with a presence in more than 80 countries.