Vicki Freed Recognized as HSMAI’s Hospitality Legend

The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International awards Vicki Freed of Royal Caribbean International By: Elizabeth Pieslor
Vicki Freed // © 2012 Volker Corell
Vicki Freed // © 2012 Volker Corell

Vicki Freed — CTC and senior vice president of sales, trade support, and services for Royal Caribbean International — received the Hospitality Legend award at The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) South Florida’s Best in Hospitality banquet.

“HSMAI South Florida is a leading professional association for sales and marketing professionals involved in the tourism, travel and hospitality industry,” said Carmen Ackerman, project manager of Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District, who presented the award to Freed. “We are delighted to name Vicki HSMAI South Florida’s Hospitality Legend.”

Freed currently leads Royal Caribbean International’s Loyal to You Always commitment to the travel agency community.

She is active in the greater South Florida community as a board member of the Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options and a trustee of the United Way of Miami-Dade County. She previously served on the board of directors for the South Florida Make-A-Wish Foundation among other organizations.

“It is a sincere honor to receive the HSMAI South Florida Hospitality Legend award,” said Freed. “I am truly grateful to be supported by a great team and partner with a great network of travel agents who help deliver unforgettable experiences to vacationers every day.”
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