25 Aug Protravel International Honored as Virtuoso®’s “Top Network Producer” for 13th Consecutive Year
Virtuoso Also Honors Protravel Executive Mickey Weill as the Most Admired Advisor in the U.S.
New York, NY (August 25, 2017) — Today, Protravel International – the travel industry’s premier luxury travel agency with an award-winning reputation – formally announced that it has, once again, been honored as Virtuoso’s “Top Network Production” member agency during Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas. This is the 13th consecutive year that Protravel International – a Travel Leaders Group company – has received the award. In addition, an individual award was presented at Travel Week to Protravel’s Vice President of Sales Development, Mickey Weill, as the “Most Admired Advisor” in the United States.
“It is incredibly thrilling and tremendously gratifying to accept such a prestigious award, for the 13th year in a row, on behalf of our Protravel agents and headquarters team,” said Gail Grimmett, President of Protravel International. “Clearly, their commitment to providing nothing but the absolute best travel services to our clients is second to none. It truly takes a high level of talent, expertise, and passion from each individual within Protravel to achieve this level of recognition. I want to congratulate our best-in-class advisors and employees for their unwavering dedication to our clientele.”
A second, major award announced at Virtuoso’s Travel Week was presented to Mickey Weill, Protravel’s Vice President of Sales Development. Weill was presented with the award for the “Most Admired Advisor” in the U.S., at Virtuoso’s annual farewell celebration, the “Virtuoso Awards Gala Dinner.”
“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by my peers in the industry as the most admired advisor in the Virtuoso network,” said Weill. “I’m incredibly passionate about attracting individuals who want to pursue their passion for travel and mentoring them as new Protravel advisors. My colleagues inspire me, and I want to continue making this a better industry than when I joined over 25 years ago.”
With an award-winning reputation, Protravel International is a recognized leader in corporate and luxury travel. Protravel was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in New York City. With annual sales reaching close to $1 billion last year, it has grown into 20 locations throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, plus a network of hosted agents throughout the U.S.
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About Protravel International LLC:
Protravel International LLC is a Travel Leaders Group company. Founded in 1984, Protravel International LLC is a full-service, dynamic travel company with an award-winning reputation. With annual sales reaching close to $1 billion, Protravel is headquartered in New York City and supports 20 locations throughout the United States and the United Kingdom, plus a network of hosted agents in all corners of the U.S. Today, approximately 1,000 people make up the Protravel organization. Our expertise in destination, international faring and competitive products – coupled with our superior network of contacts in the airline, hotel, cruise and hospitality industry – makes Protravel one of the most powerful selling forces in the travel industry.
Protravel’s diversity of products, size of annual sales and nationally recognized stature permits them to leverage these strengths to bring the most competitive pricing and aggressive negotiations for our highly diverse client base. It is a company-wide commitment to search for the best possible travel options for our customers. Travel arrangements are personally tailored to take optimum advantage of the most up to the minute changes in the industry.
For many years, a dedicated team has guided Protravel with innovative ideas and skills. By incorporating the latest technologies and carefully monitoring industry developments, the finest products and highest levels of service are maintained. The continued success of Protravel is a testament to our sound operation and well-planned development.
Virtuoso® is the leading international travel agency network specializing in luxury and experiential travel. This by-invitation-only organization comprises over 800 travel agency partners with more than 16,000 elite travel advisors in over 45 countries throughout North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa 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 (U.S.) $21.2 billion in annual travel sales makes Virtuoso a powerhouse in the luxury travel industry. For more information, visit www.virtuoso.com.