Leading Travel Organization Recognized as Top Agency for Its 2011 Performance
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 2, 2012) - Travelong, a full service travel agency under the Fareportal umbrella and known for its superior customer support, was recently recognized by the Avianca and TACA Airlines Club Honores program. Executives from the company were presented with an award at the Club Honores event held on April 18th, 2012, for being one of the top agencies delivering commercial excellence and loyalty in North America and Canada.
"It is an honor to be recognized by the Club Honores program," says Sam Jain, President and CEO of Travelong. "We are proud of the work and dedication our company has put into generating great results for the airlines in 2011 and look forward to strengthening the relationship with another successful year."
In order to be admitted as a Club Honores member, the travel agency must generate excellent results for Avianca and TACA in terms of profitability, market share and sales volumes. These performance indicators are measured yearly by Avianca and TACA Airlines.
Travelong, a Fareportal company established in 1933, is a full service travel agency servicing more than 100 corporate clients and 30 home based agents and independent contractors across the United States. Fareportal is a global online travel company committed to innovation and technological advancements, providing leisure and business travelers, its partners and suppliers with a broad range of travel products and solutions through its portfolio of brands including Travelong, CheapOair, CheapOair Canada, CheapOair UK, OneTravel, HotelPricer and CheapOstay.
About Avianca and TACA:
Avianca and TACA Airlines, together with other regional airlines, constitute AviancaTaca Holding SA. The conglomerate provides air services in a range of countries in Latin America, the United States and Europe. With a modern fleet of 150 short, medium and long haul aircraft and an exceptional team composed of more than 17,000 employees, Avianca and TACA Airlines directly serve over 100 destinations in 25 countries, which connect with over 750 destinations in the world through partner airlines around the globe. With over 4 million members in their frequent flyer program, the multi-hub operating model offers passengers multiple flight options through their hubs in Bogota, Colombia, San Salvador, El Salvador, Lima, Peru and San Jose, Costa Rica. The airline group also offers a broad portfolio of aviation products and services, including cargo, courier, specialized aviation support and tourism packages. After receiving the most prestigious awards for the rigor and quality of their air and ground services, Avianca and TACA Airlines continue working to identify and exploit synergies to further benefit customers. For more information about the airlines visit www.taca.com or www.avianca.com
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