2013 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards Winners Announced

2013 TRAVEL WEEKLY MAGELLAN AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

SunLovers wins Gold!

Secaucus, NJ (September 10, 2013) – Travel Weekly announced the winners of The 2013 Magellan Awards. With entries from across the U.S. and around the world, the Magellan Award winners represent the best in the travel industry and salute the outstanding travel professionals behind it all.

The Magellan awards is the premier awards program honoring a broad range of industry segments including Hotels and Resorts, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Car Rental Companies, the Magellan is the award to win if you are in the business of travel.

“Once again, the bar was raised by Magellan entrants,” said Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly. “The creativity that travel industry marketers and designers display to inspire travel and enhance the travel experience continues to impress our expert judges and readers. The winners are not just the most talented and creative people in the travel industry – they are among the most creative and talented of any industry.”

The Magellan Awards are judged and overseen by a one-of-a-kind panel of top travel professionals representing the best names and most accomplished leaders from the industry.   In determining winners, entries do not compete with one another, instead they are judged against a standard of excellence based on the long experience of Travel Weekly. To uphold this high standard of excellence, a category may have multiple winners, or may have no winners at all.

For a complete list of silver and gold winners, please visit www.travelweeklyawards.com.  

Veteran winner Kim Crosby of SunLovers Travel in Victoria, BC, who has taken home awards since its inception in 2008 – including the most prestigious Hall of Fame recognition in 2013 – received nods for Top 10 Wedding Producers – Azul Hotels, Diamond Level 5 and being the Top Selling Home-Based Agent in Canada.