Virtuoso Life - March/April 2009 - 24
P R O M OT I O N VIRtuoso people & places ® From educational trips to industry meetings, Virtuoso affiliated advisors travel the world. By doing so, they develop and expand their knowledge to design and deliver genuine Return on Life™ experiences for their clients. Hall of Famers. Phil Hoffmann Travel won the Best Travel Agency Retail-Metro award and a spot in the Hall of Fame at the AFTA National Travel Industry Awards in Sydney. (L to R): Peter Williams, Karen Williams, Michelle McNamara, Joanne McLaren, and Danielle Borroughs of Phil Hoffmann Travel. Amazing Architecture. Judy Brannon of Century Travel (L) with Happy Dumas of CardozaBungey Travel (R) were all smiles in front of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul while on a Sea Song educational tour of Turkey. The Royal Treatment. Arlene Feen of Post Haste Travel (3rd from R) posed with the staff of Amansara, a Cambodian retreat built in the former guesthouse of King Sihanouk. Call of the Wild. Shari Kalt of Bee Kalt Travel stopped for a photograph while on a safari adventure through Botswana. A Classic Win. Virtuoso edged out the competition taking home every honor in the consortia category at the Classic Vacations Awards. (L to R): Greg Bernd of Classic Vacations, Tony Gonchar of Virtuoso, and Tim MacDonald of Classic Vacations. All Aboard. Denise Hall of Strong Travel Services embarked on a journey down the Yangtze, the largest and longest river in China, as part of a Virtuoso educational trip aboard Abercrombie & Kent’s Yangzi Explorer.