Sunday, 29 October 2017

WestJet celebrates travel agents with style at 2017 Travel Partner Awards

On 26th October Canadian airline WestJet announced the names of their 2017 Travel Partner Awards winners and honoured the agencies and agents who have contributed to the airline's success.

Lyell Farquharson (Vice President, Sales and Distribution) and Robert Dungan (Director, Business Development) with the winner of Top Growth Consolidator, Huntington Travel (CNW Group/WestJet)

"Our travel partners play a significant role in the success of WestJet and WestJet Vacations and our annual Travel Partner Awards are just one way of saying we value you," said Lyell Farquharson, Vice President, Sales and Distribution. "Every day, our TA partners help us deliver unforgettable travel experiences for our mutual guests, and we enjoy recognizing the dedication and support of the travel trade with this special evening."

Read on for a list of the winners.

More than 200 agents attended the event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto where guests were treated to hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and a four-course meal. Sandy Jobin-Bevans, Canadian Comedy Award winner and Second City veteran, acted as host while Ron Tite, award-winning advertising writer and creative director, delivered an engaging and inspiring address.

Said Farquharson, "Thank you to our generous sponsors Bahia Principe, Barbados and AMResorts for your contributions. The evening was a great success due to all of our partners' efforts." 

The awards recognized 13 different categories including WestJet Vacations Top Revenue Growth, WestJet Top Revenue Growth and WestJet Top Growth TMC.
List of winners:
WestJet, Top Revenue Growth
WestJet, Top Guest Count Growth
Uniglobe West
WestJet, Top Growth TMC
American Express GBT and HRG
Bahia, Top Growth Sales
Red Tag Vacations
WestJet Vacations, Top Revenue Growth
WestJet Vacations, Top Guest Count Growth
AMResorts, Top Growth Sales
WestJet, Top PLUS sales growth
American Express GBT
WestJet, Top U.S. Agency
Voyages a la Carte
Barbados, Top Growth Sales
Ensemble Travel Group
Top Growth, Online Travel Agency
Top Group, Incentive, Convention Sales
Uniglobe Premiere Travel
Top Growth Consolidator

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