SOURCE: Avoya Travel

Avoya Travel is a leading travel company and American Express Travel Representative

February 05, 2015 08:30 ET

Avoya Travel Named Best Host Travel Agency, Leadership Honored as Most Innovative

Readers Vote Avoya and Andersons Top Honors in Travel Industry's First-Ever Travvy Awards

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - February 05, 2015) - Avoya Travel®, one of the world's leading travel companies, today announced it has been named Best Host Travel Agency, and Brad and Van Anderson were named Most Innovative Host Agency Leaders by travAlliancemedia's inaugural Travvy Awards.

The highly coveted Best Host Travel Agency and Most Innovative Host Agency Leader awards acknowledge Avoya's legacy of innovation and pioneering the Shared Success™ model, which creates mutually beneficial relationships between customers, travel professionals, and supplier partners. The Andersons' leadership has driven many industry-firsts, such as Avoya's exclusive Live Leads™ and Avoya Advantage™ initiatives, and has resulted in Avoya's continued growth with its Independent Agencies' record breaking sales.

"On behalf of Royal Caribbean, we congratulate Avoya Travel on winning top Travvy Award honors," said Vicki Freed, Senior Vice President, Royal Caribbean. "Our collaborative and mutually successful relationship with Avoya Travel speaks to the Anderson's revolutionary Host Agency model where travel professionals, suppliers, and customers have benefited from their innovations."

"We are thrilled to be honored by travAlliancemedia as the Best Host Travel Agency, and for Brad and Van Anderson to be recognized for their innovative leadership," said Jeffrey Anderson, Executive Vice President, Avoya Travel. "These achievements emphasize Avoya Travel's commitment to our customers and devotion to helping Independent Agencies build prosperous businesses."

travAlliancemedia's Travvy Awards honor excellence in the travel industry and recognize travel companies, products, agencies, and destinations for outstanding achievement. Brad Anderson accepted both awards for Avoya at the Travvy Award gala held January 22, 2015, in New York.

About Avoya Travel:
Avoya Travel has a long-standing reputation for being one of the world's largest and most innovative travel companies. As an American Express Travel Representative for more than 25 years, Avoya is deeply committed to Integrity and Professionalism™, service, and value in every aspect of planning cruises and vacations. With an elite network of independently owned and operated travel agencies, Avoya provides exclusive discounts, amenities, and first-class customer service to travelers worldwide. For this, Avoya has received numerous accolades, including being repeatedly named 'Travel Agency of the Year', by Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Cruises, American Express, Oceania Cruises, and more.

Travel agency owners and experienced professionals interested in growing their businesses should contact Avoya Travel at 800-521-2597 or visit Travelers interested in booking their next vacation with Avoya Travel, should call 800-753-1463 or visit

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Lauren Tait-Davis
    Senior Manager of Media and Industry Relations
    Avoya Travel 
    (305) 677-2308 x22201
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