Each year, travel advisors gather from around the globe to meet with the elite members of the travel and tourism industry, in Las Vegas of course. After a week of relationship building and networking, the annual results are also in… How did your favorites do?
Sustainable Tourism Leadership – Hotel – Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
Best Achievement in Design – Rosewood Hong Kong, China
Best Bar – Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Le Sirenuse Champagne Bar, Surfside, Florida, U.S.
Best Dining Experience – La Reserve Paris Hotel and Spa, Restaurant Le Gabriel, Paris, France
Best Family Program – Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Best Wellness Program – Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
Best Virtuoso Newcomer – Montage Los Cabos, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Best Virtuoso Hotel Ambassador – Carlos Quereda, Querido Representation Co.
Hotelier of the Year – Amanda Hyndman, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, U.K.
Hotel of the Year – Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France
Best Multi-Generational Program – Cruise – Royal Caribbean International
Most Luxurious Guest Experience – Cruise – Crystal Cruises
Best Culinary Experience – Cruise – Oceania Cruises
Best River Cruise Line – AmaWaterways
Best Expedition Cruise Line – Silversea Expeditions
Tourism Board of the Year – Switzerland Tourism
Best On-Site Partner – Calvados Club Luxury Travel – Croatia
Best Tour Partner – Belmond Trains & Cruises
Destinations & Experiences Partner of the Year – Made for Spain & Portugal
Destinations & Experiences Ambassador of the Year – Partner – Javier Echecopar, Abercrombie & Kent USA
Most Engaged Airline Partner – Delta Air Lines
Most Engaged Private Jet Partner – Prive Jets
Most Engaged Car Rental Partner – Hertz Corporation
Most Engaged Services Partner – Allianz Global Assistance
Top Virtuoso Network Production – Protravel International – New York
Top Production – Latin America/Caribbean – VIAJES INTERMEX
Top Production – Asia/Pacific – Goldman Travel Corporation
Top Production – Europe/Middle East/Africa – Grand Luxury Group
Top Virtuoso Air Production – Travel Experts
Top Year-Over-Year Percentage Growth – Quintessentially Travel
Top Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth – Direct Travel – Paramus
Highest Production Per Advisor – Churchill & Turen, Ltd.
Most Engaged Agency – Cruises Etc. Travel
Top Producer – Virtuoso Voyages – Ralph Bias, Amazing Cruises
Virtuoso Rising Star – Cruise – Frances Sarrett, McCabe World Travel
Most Innovative Advisor – Cruise Sales – Jonathan Phillips, Cassis Travel Services
Best Virtuoso Voyages Experience – Kusadasi by Sea Song Tours – Turkey
Virtuoso Cruise Ambassador of the Year – Member – Kimberly Wilson Wetty, Valerie Wilson Travel
Virtuoso Cruise Ambassador of the Year – Partner – Chris Austin, Seabourn
Airline of the Year – Emirates Airline
Service Partner of the Year – Travelex Insurance Services
Cruise Line of the Year – Crystal Cruises
Sustainable Tourism Leadership – Nomadic Expeditions