Kathleen and Jon Sutter OF Landings Travel
HONORED AT CRYSTAL CRUISES’ 21st ANNUAL AWARDS GALA
Sarasota, May 12, 2011 Kathleen and Jon Sutter of Landings Travel in Sarasota, Florida were honored as a top luxury travel specialists by Crystal Cruises, one of the most highly rated luxury cruise lines in the world. Of the thousands of travel agents who sell Crystal Cruises, only 87 qualifying worldwide travel agencies were recognized for their expertise selling luxury cruises. Crystal executives hosted the travel advisors at its 21st Annual Sales Achievement Gala aboard the ultra-luxury Crystal Symphony Alaska voyage May 9-12.
Top-producing counselors from the U.S., Canada, as well as the cruise line’s international sales representatives from Australia, Brazil, Panama, England, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Thailand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Taiwan, and South Africa were honored.
“These successful, trusted travel advisors are the best of the best,” says Gregg L. Michel, Crystal’s president. “They achieve this status because they offer their customers unparalleled personal service, in-depth travel expertise, and insights into the attention to detail and service that distinguish the Crystal vacation.”
Hosted by Crystal Cruises’ senior management, the gala provided a forum for the latest product updates and educational seminars capped off by exclusive parties honoring the award-winners.
“We are delighted to honor these travel agents and our worldwide representatives who continue to support Crystal Cruises by recommending us to their sophisticated clientele,” says Michel. “Their customers appreciate it, too, as these discerning travelers consistently rate Crystal Cruises among the best luxury vacation experiences at sea or on land.”
Crystal Cruises enjoys an unparalleled reputation for excellence, having been named “World’s Best Large-Ship Cruise Line” by the discerning readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler magazines more than any cruise line, resort or hotel in history.
With a 1,070-guest capacity, Crystal Serenity and her sister ship, the 922-guest Crystal Symphony, are among the most luxurious vessels cruising the world, renowned for their exceptional service, space, quality and choices, with generous amenities and elegant accommodations.
For additional information about Crystal Cruises and the line’s worldwide itineraries, please contact Kathleen Sutter CTC at 800-299-1123.