Norwegian Cruise Line Honors Avoya Travel With Top Travel Award

       Norwegian Cruise Line Honors Avoya Travel With Top Travel Award

Award Signifies Avoya Travel's Commitment to Creating Better Vacation

PR Newswire

MIAMI, March 19, 2013

MIAMI, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Avoya Travel®, one of the leading travel
companies in North America and beyond, today announced that it has been named
Norwegian Cruise Line's Home Based Partner of the Year. The award honors
Avoya® for its outstanding sales performance, elite Network of Independent
Agencies, and dedication to customer service. This is the fourth time
Norwegian Cruise Line has awarded Avoya with its highest honors since 2006.

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"At Norwegian Cruise Line, we value our partnerships and are pleased to award
Avoya Travel for their innovation and superior delivery in providing
extraordinary cruise vacations for customers worldwide," said Andy Stuart,
Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Passenger Services for Norwegian
Cruise Line. "We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with Avoya
Travel and to hosting their professional Independent Agencies onboard the
brand new Norwegian Breakaway."

Norwegian Cruise Line made the award announcement in front of Avoya's Network
of Independent Agencies during the company's recent National Conference. The
brand new Norwegian Breakaway will serve as the location of Avoya's next
National Conference during its highly anticipated inaugural sailing from New

"We are delighted to be named Norwegian Cruise Line's Home Based Partner of
the Year," said Brad Anderson, Co-President of Avoya Travel. "Our success in
filling Norwegian Cruise Line's ships is a testament to their wonderful
product and our commitment to offering travelers incredible vacations at
exceptional value."

The recognition showcases Avoya's continued dedication to the customer
experience as well as the expertise and value its Independent Agency Network
provides to travelers. Avoya's Independent Agencies are renowned for creating
dream vacations for travelers, including onboard Norwegian Cruise Line's
Norwegian Epic, all-new Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, and more
with sailings to the most sought after destinations such as the Caribbean,
Europe, Alaska, and the Bahamas.

Avoya Travel ( has a long-standing reputation in the
travel industry for being one of the top producing and most innovative travel
companies worldwide. The company has been a part of the American Express
Travel Representative Network for 25 years and has an elite network of
independently owned and operated travel agencies.

Avoya Travel has received notable accolades, including being named 'Travel
Agency of the Year', by Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruises, Celebrity Cruises,
American Express, Oceania Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, and
Brendan Vacations. Avoya Travel has also been featured for its groundbreaking
technology, innovative Live Leads™ program, and leadership in travel by top
industry publications, including Agent @ Home, Travel Agent, Travel Pulse,
Travel Weekly, TravelAge West, Vacation Agent, and more.

Travelers interested in booking their next vacation with Avoya Travel, should
call 800-753-1463 or visit, or for customers located in
Canada, call 866-935-4051 or visit Travel agency owners
and professionals interested in growing their business should contact Avoya
Travel at 800-521-2597 or visit

About Avoya Travel:
Avoya Travel® ( is one of the largest and most awarded
travel companies in North America and beyond. As an American Express Travel
Representative for 25 years, Avoya® is deeply committed to Integrity and
Professionalism™, quality service, and success in every aspect of planning
cruises and vacations. With hundreds of elite Independent Agencies in its
Network, Avoya provides exclusive discounts, amenities, and first-class
customer service to travelers worldwide.

Lauren Tait
Public Relations Manager
Avoya Travel
(305) 600-4529 x22201

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