Collette Vacations Wins TravelAge West 2012 WAVE Award for Best Tour Operator, USA and Canada06/26/2012 - Pawtucket, RI — Collette Vacations has been honored by the TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) Awards in the category of Best Tour Operator, USA and Canada. TravleAge West is a leading trade publication that created its annual WAVE Awards to provide Western U.S.-based travel agents the opportunity to acknowledge the exceptional service from their various industry supplier partners.
Through product analysis, on-site visits, a travel agent survey and online research, the editorial team at TravelAge West, headed by Editor-in-Chief Ken Shapiro, reviewed and developed an honoree list that consisted of 49 categories (airline, hotel and resort, rail vacation, tour operator, etc.). More than 4,500 travel agent professionals throughout the 14 Western States and readers of TravelAge West then voted from the Editor’s Pick award recipient list throughout April 2012.
“We are truly proud to once again be honored as the Best Tour Operator, USA and Canada by our agent partners, whose travel expertise consistently directs our focus to drive business to them time and time again,” said Dan Sullivan Jr., President and CEO, Collette Vacations. “Receiving this award by such an esteemed publication as TravelAge West also helps recognize that Collette’s USA and Canada tours provide travelers with the best cultural experiences and unparalleled sights right in our own backyard.”
For over 40 years, TravelAge West has been a prominent source of travel industry news and product information for travel agents, travel suppliers and travel industry professionals in 14 Western U.S.