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Travelex Insurance Services

September 13, 2011 07:53 ET

Virtuoso Travel Network Names Travelex 2011 Best Specialty Supplier

OMAHA, NE--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2011) - Travelex Insurance Services is honored to be selected as the Virtuoso 2011 Best Specialty Supplier for the fourth year. The company was formally recognized at the 23rd Virtuoso "Best of the Best" Award Gala during the elite travel network's annual Travel Mart conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Best Specialty Supplier award was established in 2007 by Virtuoso as a way to recognize their top partners. Awards are bestowed to both advisors and suppliers. Travelex received the honor in 2007, 2009, 2010 and once again in 2011. The supplier awards criteria are based solely on travel advisors' assessment of their service and products throughout the past year. A record number of travel advisors participated in the voting process for the 15 supplier awards.

"We value our relationships with Virtuoso travel advisors and strive to provide the best overall service to our partners," said Michael J. Ambrose, President of Travelex Insurance Services. "We believe in the principle of 'orchestrating dreams' for the Virtuoso clients and value the experience Virtuoso provides its clients. We are truly humbled to receive this award and will not rest on our laurels going forward."

Travelex is proud to have served as a Virtuoso preferred partner for 13 years and is dedicated to helping create vacation packages for luxury travelers. Virtuoso clientele have come to rely on Travelex's comprehensive protection plans in order to enjoy the worry-free trip of their dreams. With the recent launch of the Made Easy travel protection series, Travelex now offers simplified travel protection plans along with industry-leading benefits customers have come to know and trust.

About Travelex Insurance Services:
Travelex Insurance Services, headquartered in Omaha Nebraska, is one of the leading travel insurance businesses in the United States. The company was founded in 1996 when the Travelex Group purchased the travel insurance distribution services of the Mutual of Omaha Companies. Travelex delivers a wide range of travel protection plans through travel agencies and tour operators, in major airports and online at

About the Travelex Group:
Travelex is the world's foreign exchange and business payments specialist. The group is also one of the world's leading providers of outsourced travel money to banks, travel agencies and other financial institutions. The group serves businesses and individual travelers through nearly 700 banks, stores, malls and airports in four regions: the Americas; United Kingdom; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit

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