VIP Vacations attends the 1st annual TRAVVY Awards at the Marriott Marquis in NYC on Jan 22, 2015. The Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia, recognized the highest standards of excellence in the industry today and honored travel companies, travel products, travel agencies and destinations for their outstanding achievement.
Mark Murphy, travAlliancemedia’s founder, president and CEO, opened the ceremonies, which was hosted by television personality Andy Cohen, star of Bravo’s “Watch What Happens” and executive producer of The Real Housewives reality TV franchise, who described his rise to TV fame and regaled us with his own travel stories.
Here are some notable winners:
Best Cruise Line Contemporary: Royal Caribbean International Best River Cruise Line: AmaWaterways TOUR OPERATORS:
Best Tour Operator Caribbean: MLT Vacations Best Vacation Packager Caribbean: Travel Impressions Best Vacation Packager Europe: Europe Express Best Vacation Packager US & Canada: MLT Vacations Best Vacation Packager Overall: Travel Impressions HOTELS & RESORTS:
Best All-Inclusive Resort Chain: Sandals Resorts International Best Resort Caribbean: Sandals La Source Best Resort Mexico & Latin America: Zoetry Paraiso
Best Foreign Airline: Air Tahiti Nui
Most Innovative All-Inclusive Resorts Executive: Gordon “Butch” Stewart, Sandals Resorts