Published on : Friday, October 27, 2017
On October 26, WestJet announced the names of its 2017 Travel Partner Awards winners and honoured the agencies and agents who have contributed to the airline’s success.
“Our travel partners play a significant role in the success of WestJet and WestJet Vacations and our annual Travel Partner Awards are just one way of saying we value you,” said Lyell Farquharson, Vice President, Sales and Distribution. “Every day, our TA partners help us deliver unforgettable travel experiences for our mutual guests, and we enjoy recognizing the dedication and support of the travel trade with this special evening.”
More than 200 agents attended the event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto where guests were treated to hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a four-course meal. Sandy Jobin-Bevans, Canadian Comedy Award winner and Second City veteran, acted as host while Ron Tite, award-winning advertising writer and creative director, delivered an engaging and inspiring address.
Said Farquharson, “Thank you to our generous sponsors Bahia Principe, Barbados and AMResorts for your contributions. The evening was a great success due to all of our partners’ efforts.”
The awards recognized 13 different categories including: WestJet Vacations Top Revenue Growth, WestJet Top Revenue Growth and WestJet Top Growth TMC.
List of winners:
|WestJet, Top Revenue Growth||Merit|
|WestJet, Top Guest Count Growth||Uniglobe West|
|WestJet, Top Growth TMC||American Express GBT and HRG|
|Bahia, Top Growth Sales||Red Tag Vacations|
|WestJet Vacations, Top Revenue Growth||Expedia|
|WestJet Vacations, Top Guest Count Growth||TravelSavers|
|AMResorts, Top Growth Sales||Expedia|
|WestJet, Top PLUS sales growth||American Express GBT|
|WestJet, Top U.S. Agency||Voyages a la Carte|
|Barbados, Top Growth Sales||Ensemble Travel Group|
|Top Growth, Online Travel Agency||Priceline|
|Top Group, Incentive, Convention Sales||Uniglobe Premiere Travel|
|Top Growth Consolidator||Huntington|