Travel Agency of the Year
Recognized as a leader in the travel industry.

The Travel Team, Inc. Awarded 2013 Travel Agency of the Year

Travel Agency of the Year Award

The Travel Team, Inc. has received the prestigious American Express Representative Travel Network’s Travel Agency of the Year Award from a field of more than 130 agencies nationwide. Since 2007, the honor has been given to an agency that best represents customer advocacy, business development, innovation and overall contributions toward advancing the Travel Network and the travel industry.

“In 2013 The Travel Team consistently exceeded their scorecard goals,” said Tony Gonchar, Vice President of the Representative Network for the American Express U.S. Consumer Travel Network “They have been the first to pilot new programs, provide support to other agencies and focus on agent training initiatives for the entire Network.”

The Travel Team, headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y. since 1989, provides corporate travel management services, meeting and event planning and vacation and luxury travel. The award recognized The Travel Team’s support and contribution to the growth of the American Express Representative Travel Network’s preferred supplier sales and strategic program innovations. It was the first time The Travel Team received the honor, and agencies can only win once.

“It is a great honor to be recognized as Travel Agency of the Year,” said Jean Covelli, president of The Travel Team. “There is an intangible value to being associated with one of the top 25 globally recognized brands, and we are fortunate to have that privilege. We are proud that our emphasis on delivering what customers want for a variety of travel services has also contributed to the success of the American Express Representative Travel Network.”

The Travel Team also has offices in Jamestown, New York, Tampa, Florida, Erie, Pennsylvania, and Toronto, Canada.

“The Travel Team is the epitome of what a true partner is and we are fortunate to have The Travel Team as a part of our distinguished Network,” said Gonchar. “They also round out their involvement in the Network by being well represented on the Advisory Board and Departures Luxury Travel Council.”

About The Travel Team:
The Travel Team is part of a select group of travel organizations committed to providing a wide range of business and leisure travel services. It is an independently owned, locally managed travel company with ties to the community. The Travel Team delivers extensive business travel resources for corporate, leisure, meeting planning or specialty market travel. Shareholder investment, continual training, industry involvement and associate development enforce the Travel Team’s commitment to building relationships with its customers.

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The Travel Team, Inc.
2495 Main Street, Suite 340
Buffalo, New York 14214
(716) 862-7600