From left to right: Bill Smith, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Crystal Cruises; Van Anderson, co-president of America’s Vacation Center/Avoya Trave (AVC)l; Person Garcia, AVC national director of business development and group sales; and Gregg Michel, president of Crystal Cruises. // © 2010 Crystal Cruises/AVC
America’s Vacation Center/Avoya Travel was honored as a top luxury travel specialist by Crystal Cruises at Crystal Cruises’ 20th Annual Sales Achievement Gala onboard the Crystal Symphony British Isles voyage, held from June 14-18.
Van Anderson, co-president of America’s Vacation Center/Avoya Travel, represented the company’s network of hundreds of Independent Affiliates during the celebration gala. Of the thousands of international travel professionals who sell Crystal Cruises, America’s Vacation Center/Avoya Travel was one of 75 qualifying travel specialists worldwide recognized for outstanding sales achievements and unmatched expertise in selling Crystal Cruises’ luxury product.
“America’s Vacation Center/Avoya Travel Independent Affiliates are the best of the best,” said Bill Smith, Crystal Cruises senior vice president of sales and marketing. “They achieve this status because they offer their customers unparalleled personal service and in-depth expertise.”
Hosted by Crystal Cruises’ senior management, the cruise line’s 20th Annual Sales Achievement Gala provided a forum for the latest product updates and educational seminars, capped off by exclusive parties to honor the award winners. Top-producing travel companies from the U.S., Canada, as well as Crystal Cruises’ international sales representatives from around the world, including Australia, Brazil, Chile, Israel, Indonesia, Germany and more, were also recognized for their sales achievements.