Sunday,  December 15, 2019  5:19 am

Delta, JV partners honour travel pros at 4th annual Agency Elite Awards


Delta, JV partners honour travel pros at 4th annual Agency Elite Awards
From left: Rob LeBel, managing director specialty & Canada sales; Steven Larkin, director, sales - Canada for Delta Air Lines; Giuseppe Careddu - country manager - director U.S.A & Canada; Roland Coppens, commercial director, Air France-KLM.
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“You’ve earned your spot here,” said Steven Larkin, director, sales - Canada for Delta Air Lines, speaking to the recipients of this year’s Agency Elite Awards presented by Delta Air Lines in partnership with joint-venture airlines Air France, KLM, and Alitalia.

Around 70 upper management and executives from Canada’s top-performing travel agencies and travel management companies gathered at Thomson Landry Gallery in Toronto’s Distillery District for the Tuesday afternoon (Dec. 3) luncheon, now in its fourth year.

The elegant affair welcomed a guest list of new accounts and first-time winners – all of whom, collectively, accounted for $300 million in global revenue over the past 12 months.  

“We value each and every dollar you gave us this year,” Rob LeBel, managing director specialty & Canada sales at Delta Air Lines told guests, who were treated to cocktails, live music and a lunch that used locally-sourced ingredients.

This year's award receipts (in no particular order) are as follows:

Airline Ticket Centre

Flight Centre Travel Group Canada

Air Miles Reward Program

Maritime Travel

Merit Travel Group

American Express Global Business Travel

BCD Travel

CWT

Huntington Travel

Direct Travel/Les Services Travel

Voyages a la Carte

RSH Travel Inc

CTS Fares Canada

SkyLink Travel

SkyLink Voyages Inc

TravelBrands

Tour East Holidays – CTHE

Compass Holidays


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