SOURCE: Avoya Travel

Avoya Travel

January 13, 2014 09:00 ET

Norwegian Cruise Line Names Avoya Travel Its Online Travel Agency of the Year

Avoya Distinguished for Its Vacation Planning Experience

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Jan 13, 2014) - Avoya Travel®, an American Express Travel Representative and one of the world's leading travel companies, today announced it has been honored with the coveted 'Online Travel Agency of the Year' award by Norwegian Cruise Line. This is the fifth time Norwegian Cruise Line has recognized Avoya with one of its 'Travel Agency of the Year' awards and the first time Avoya has received the 'Online Travel Agency of the Year' honor.

The 'Online Travel Agency of the Year' award acknowledges Avoya's superior ability to generate customer demand for Norwegian Cruise Line through its Live Leads™ and Avoya Advantage™ programs. Both exclusive to Avoya, these initiatives are highly successful in strategically finding new customers through online marketing and matching them with travel professionals in Avoya's Independent Agency Network. With the Avoya Advantage, Independent Agencies have access to award-winning technology, exclusive offers, and American Express Travel benefits so that they can provide customers the best value and vacation experience.

"We are pleased to recognize Avoya Travel's unique approach to the online travel agency experience," said Andy Stuart, Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Passenger Services for Norwegian Cruise Line. "Avoya Travel and its Independent Agency Network are extraordinary partners and leaders in creating unbeatable offers for travelers booking Norwegian Cruise Line vacations."

"It is an honor to be named Norwegian Cruise Line's 'Online Travel Agency of the Year' and be recognized for our commitment to providing exceptional value to travelers booking vacations with our Independent Agencies," said Brad Anderson, Co-President of Avoya Travel. "Avoya's success in creating customer demand for Norwegian Cruise Line sailings is also a tribute to their dynamic ships and the remarkable range of amenities offered to customers."

About Avoya Travel:
Avoya Travel® has a long-standing reputation for being one of the world's largest and most innovated travel companies. As an American Express Travel Representative for more than 25 years, Avoya is deeply committed to Integrity and Professionalism™, quality service, and success 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 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
    Senior Manager of Media and Industry Relations
    Avoya Travel
    (305) 600-4529 x22201
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