Virtuoso® Honors Travel Experts As Luxury Travel Industry Leader At 27th Annual Virtuoso Travel Week

Travel Experts Recognized for Excellence in the Categories of Top Revenue Growth and Top Air Production

Aug 13, 2015, 10:55 ET from Travel Experts, Inc.

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- International luxury travel network Virtuoso® has announced the winners of its prestigious Virtuoso Awards, which honor the network's finest travel advisors, agencies and preferred partners.  Virtuoso recognized Travel Experts as the winner of the Top Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth Award and the Top Virtuoso Air Production Award at its Opening Session on August 9 at Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, which opened the annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference.

The Virtuoso Awards allow travel industry peers to recognize each other's accomplishments. The network's travel providers vote for agencies and advisors, while agency members vote for preferred suppliers. This year Virtuoso received more than 12,000 votes from advisors and suppliers.

"Virtuoso's selective acceptance process means that only the world's top travel professionals are part of our network," said Matthew D. Upchurch, CEO of Virtuoso. "Because of that, the peer-to-peer Virtuoso Awards are an especially valued industry recognition. Winners such as Travel Experts elevate this network and the entire luxury travel industry with their unique contributions."

"I am honored to accept these prestigious awards on behalf of Travel Experts," said Susan Ferrell, president of Travel Experts. "We applaud the entrepreneurial nature of our independent travel advisors and the demonstrated commitment of excellence of our support staff without whom these awards would be possible."

About Travel Experts
Travel Experts, Inc. was established in 1989 as a pioneering host agency, designed to support and promote the businesses of independent travel consultants around the country. Travel Experts is also a proud member of Virtuoso, giving their travel consultants access to exclusive, added-value arrangements with top travel providers. For more information, call 800-274-2544 or contact Travel Experts via email at Further details about Travel Experts are also available on the web at 

About Virtuoso: 
Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 370 agency members with more than 9,800 elite travel advisors in 30 countries throughout North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.  Drawing upon its preferred relationships with 1,700 of the world's best hotels and resorts, cruise lines, airlines, tour companies and premier destinations, the network provides its upscale clientele with exclusive amenities, rare experiences and privileged access.  More than (US) $14 billion in annual travel sales makes Virtuoso a powerhouse in the luxury travel industry.  For more information, visit


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