Virtuoso Honors Industry Standouts at Virtuoso Travel Week

It's the week of the year for Virtuoso agents and suppliers, as more than 4,000 members and partners met up in Las Vegas for the 26th annual Virtuoso Travel Week.

Last night the consortium celebrated the close of the conference with the Virtuoso Awards. Hosted by chairman and CEO Matthew Upchurch, the gala honored top-performing travel agencies and advisors throughout the US, Australia and Latin America.

And the winners are…

Top Virtuoso Network Production
Protravel International, New York, New York

Top Latin American Production
Teresa Perez Tours, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Top Australia/New Zealand Production
MTA Travel, Queensland, Australia

Highest Production per Advisor
Northstar Cruises, Montclair, New Jersey

Top Year-over-Year Growth (Percent)
Universal Travel, Houston, Texas

Top Year-over-Year Growth (Revenue)
Travel Experts, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina

Virtuoso Network Engagement
Great Getaways Travel, Leawood, Kansas

Top Virtuoso Air Production
Travel Experts, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina

Agency/Advisor Peer-to-Peer Awards Results

Most Hospitable Agency
McCabe World Travel, McLean, Virginia

Most Innovative Advisor
Sam McClure, Brownell, Birmingham, Alabama

Virtuoso Rising Star
Josh Alexander, Protravel International, New York, New York

Most Admired Advisor - Australia/New Zealand
Yvonne Verstandig, Executive Edge Travel + Events, Melbourne, Australia

Most Admired Advisor - Latin America/Caribbean
Patricia Carranza, Turismo Exmar, Mexico City, Mexico

Most Admired Advisor - USA/Canada
Valerie Wilson, Valerie Wilson Travel, Inc., New York, New York

Supplier Peer-to-Peer Awards Results

Best Airline
Emirates Airlines

Best Specialty Provider
Travelex Insurance Services

Best Luxury Cruise Line
Crystal Cruises

Best Contemporary Cruise Line
Oceania Cruises

Best River Cruise Line
AmaWaterways

Best Niche Cruise Line
Azamara Club Cruises

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