SOURCE: Travelex Insurance Services
OMAHA, NE--(Marketwire - Sep 25, 2012) - Travelex Insurance Services is honored to be selected as Virtuoso's 2012 Best Specialty Supplier for the fifth year. Travelex was formally recognized during the luxury travel specialist's "A Night in Style" Award Gala as part of Virtuoso's "Power of Community" Travel Week conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"Virtuoso travel advisors have voted Travelex as the five time winner of the Best Specialty Supplier Award which speaks volumes for our partnership," states Jim Osborne, Virtuoso Vice President - Air, Space & Specialty Products. "Travelex advises and consults with our headquarters, Agency Managers and Travel Advisors on best practices, sales techniques, technology and marketing programs to grow our business year over year and increase revenue. Exceptional service with strong results is exactly why we value our 14 year preferred supplier relationship with Travelex."
The Best Specialty Supplier award was established in 2007 by Virtuoso as a way to recognize their top partners. Awards are bestowed to both advisors and suppliers. Travelex received the honor in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and again in 2012. The supplier awards criteria are based solely on travel advisors' assessment of their service and products throughout the year.
"We value our relationships with Virtuoso travel advisors and strive to provide the best overall service to our partners," said Michael J. Ambrose, President of Travelex Insurance Services. "We extend our heartfelt thanks to the entire Virtuoso community for honoring Travelex as Best Specialty Supplier."
With many Virtuoso travel consultants specializing in the luxury travel market, Travelex took full advantage of the Travel Week conference and announced a reduction of rates for luxury trips on their most popular insurance plan. Luxury travel continues to remain strong in spite of the current economic recession. Travelex Travel Select rates for trip costs over $10,000 are more competitive than ever. From every day jaunts to luxury vacations and adventure tours, Travelex protection plans offer powerful industry-leading benefits customers have come to know and trust.
About Travelex Insurance Services:
Travelex Insurance Services, headquartered in Omaha Nebraska, is one of the leading travel insurance providers in the United States. The company was founded in 1996 when the Travelex Group purchased the travel insurance distribution services of the Mutual of Omaha Companies. Travelex delivers a wide range of travel protection plans through travel agencies and tour operators, in major airports and online at www.travelexinsurance.com.
About the Travelex Group:
Travelex is the world's largest foreign exchange and business payments specialist. The group is also one of the world's leading providers of outsourced travel money to banks, travel agencies and other financial institutions. The group serves businesses and individual travelers through nearly 700 banks, stores, malls and airports in four regions: the Americas; United Kingdom; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit www.travelex.com/.