SOURCE: Travelong


April 11, 2012 10:38 ET

Travelong Honored by Korean Airlines With Top Sales Award

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 11, 2012) - Travelong, a Fareportal company, was recently honored by Korean Airlines with the Top 25 Sales Achievement Award for 2011. Executives from Travelong accepted the award which recognizes their successes for Korean Airlines for the second consecutive year.

"Korean Air would like to offer their congratulations to Travelong for receiving the Top 25 Sales Achievement Award," said Mr. Won Ma, the Vice President of Regional Passengers Sales in New York. "Korean Air appreciates the continued support and looks forward to more award winning years for Travelong!"

Korean Airlines, the largest airline in South Korea, and Travelong have a long standing partnership. The airline also recognized the travel agency for its 2009 sales achievements with an Outstanding Sales Agency Award.

"We are honored to receive this award and look forward to our continued success with Korean Airlines," says Sam Jain, President and CEO of Travelong.

Travelong and its affiliate companies have been continuously recognized for outstanding work among the top travel organizations, positioning it alongside other industry leaders such as Expedia, American Express, Priceline, Orbitz, and AAA Travel. In 2011, Travelong was ranked 11 on Travel Weekly's prestigious Power List and also received three Magellan Awards, as well as numerous performance accolades from partners including US Airways, SABRE, LAN Airlines, EVA Airways, China Airlines and TAM.

Additional Fareportal 2011 milestones include global expansion into the United Kingdom and Canada, acquisition of the online travel agency OneTravel, launch of a hotel extranet and Hotel Pricer, and mobile product development including anywhere access via Android, iPhone, and Windows.

About Travelong
Travelong, a Fareportal company established in 1933, is a full service travel agency servicing more than 100 corporate clients and 30 home based agents and independent contractors across the United States. Fareportal is a global online travel company committed to innovation and technological advancements, providing leisure and business travelers, its partners and suppliers with a broad range of travel products and solutions through its portfolio of brands including Travelong, CheapOair, CheapOair Canada, CheapOair UK, OneTravel, HotelPricer and CheapOstay.

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