Travel Agents

Virtuoso’s standout performers honoured at network’s annual Travel Week gathering

Global travel agency network Virtuoso has recognised the standout performers within its base of over 1,000 travel agency member locations across the globe at its 31st annual Virtuoso Travel Week.

Kicking off on 10 August and wrapping up on 16 August, a record-breaking 6,515 of Virtuoso’s travel advisors from 107 countries have come together to spend a week at Bellagio Resort & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino and Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas, meeting with the network’s preferred partners.

During the opening ceremony, Virtuoso honoured some of the standout performers within its network of over 1,000 travel agency member locations, with Australia’s Goldman Travel Corporation being named the top producer across the Asia Pacific for the fifth year running.

“We are thrilled to be recognised for the fifth year in a row as a top Virtuoso agency producer,” said Tom Goldman, executive chairman of Goldman Travel Group.

“It’s a great feeling to receive this accolade as the group continues to grow from strength to strength, building success year on year, thanks to our wonderful, hard-working and committed teams.”

Check out the full list of winners below:

Top Virtuoso Network Production

Protravel International (New York City, New York)

Top Production – Latin America/Caribbean

Viajes Intermex (Mexico City, Mexico)

Top Production – Asia/Pacific

Goldman Travel Corporation (Sydney, Australia)

Top Production – Europe/Asia/Middle East

Grand Luxury Group (Paris, France)

Top Virtuoso Air Production

Travel Experts, Inc. (Raleigh, North Carolina)

Top Year-Over-Year Growth (Per Cent)

Quintessentially Travel (London, United Kingdom)

Top Year-Over-Year Growth (Revenue)

Direct Travel (Paramus, New Jersey)

Highest Production Per Advisor

Churchill & Turen, Ltd. (Naperville, Illinois)

Most Engaged Virtuoso Agency

Cruises Etc. Travel LLC (Fort Worth, Texas)

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