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Avoya Travel Network Member Honored as 2017 Pacesetter by American Express Travel

Avoya Travel Celebrates David Walsh’s Achievements in Top Sales and Customer Service

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. − March 26, 2018 − Avoya Travel®, one of the world’s most innovative travel brands, is thrilled to announce that David Walsh, owner of CWCruises, an Independent Agency in the Avoya Travel Network™, was named a 2017 Pacesetter by American Express Travel. Avoya nominated Walsh from among more than 1,000 Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network for the prestigious recognition.

American Express Travel Pacesetters are selected based on their superior customer service, sales performance, involvement in the travel agent community, and commitment to delivering extraordinary travel experiences.

Walsh owns and operates CWCruises, which has been an Independent Agency in the Avoya Network for more than eight years. In that time, CWCruises has received numerous accolades for sales excellence, including Avoya’s highest honor of Chairman’s Club every year since its inception and recognition as a top producer for Cunard Line, Holland America Line, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, and Silversea Cruises. Walsh also ranks among the Top 25 Travel Agents named by Travel Agent magazine for his outstanding customer service and travel acumen. He specializes in creating custom vacations on luxury ocean and river cruises and continues to build his expertise in the destinations and products he sells so that clients receive the highest quality vacation experiences. Proud of the trust and superior satisfaction ratings he’s earned with customers, Walsh projects his vacation sales from new and repeat clients will be over $4 million in 2018, with collective sales for CWCruises at over $5 million.

“David Walsh is a talented business owner and travel expert who has reached levels of sales success that are rarely achieved by travel professionals, and for this he is very deserving of the recognition,” said Jeff Anderson, Executive Vice President, Avoya Travel. “We are fortunate to have David’s Independent Agency affiliated with the Avoya Travel Network and are impressed by his steadfast ability to create extraordinary vacations for travelers and run his business with Integrity and Professionalism.”

“It is an honor to be acknowledged for my dedication to providing superior, complete customer service and creating expertly planned vacations for travelers,” said Walsh. “As a member of the Avoya Travel Network, my Independent Agency has access to award-winning professional development, agency support, and exclusive group space and amenities that help me provide the best value and vacation experience to travelers.”

CWCruises is an Independent Agency in the Avoya Network. Travelers interested in booking their next trip with David Walsh can call him toll-free at 800-391-2757 or visitwww.AvoyaTravel.com/IA/DavidWalsh.

Professional sellers of travel interested in growing their business by affiliating with Avoya should call 800-521-2597 or visit www.JoinAvoya.com.


About Avoya Travel

Avoya Travel® is a family-owned company with a longstanding reputation for being one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies. As an American Express Travel Representative for more than 30 years, and one of their largest sellers of cruises and tours, Avoya is deeply committed to Integrity and Professionalism™, service, and value in every aspect of planning cruises and vacations. Through an elite network of independently owned and operated travel agencies, Avoya provides exclusive discounts, amenities, and first-class customer service to travelers worldwide. Cruise lines and travel partners recognize this, as Avoya has received numerous accolades, including being repeatedly named Travel Partner of the Year by Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Cruises, American Express, Oceania Cruises, MSC Cruises, and more. Today, Avoya is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with support offices throughout the United States.

Travel agency owners, travel professionals, and others interested in owning and operating their own travel business should contact Avoya Travel at 800-521-2597 or visit www.JoinAvoya.com. Travelers interested in booking their next vacation with Avoya Travel, should call 800-753-1463 or visit www.AvoyaTravel.com.