SITA World Tours RECOGNIZED WITH 2007 EDITOR’S PICK HONOR FROM
June 26, 2007 — SITA World Tours was honored with the 2007 Editor’s Pick Award in the category of Best Tour Operator, Asia on June 7 in Beverly Hills as part of the TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) Awards.
Over 136 companies, individuals and destinations were recognized by the readers of TravelAge West at the WAVE Awards ceremony. Honorees were celebrated in 48 categories that spanned the tour operator, cruise, airline and hotel destination travel fields. The awards gave travel agents in the Western United States the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel supplier partners. SITA was represented by Laudie Hanou, the Tour Division's Vice President.
Travel agent professionals throughout the 14 Western states and readers of TravelAge West were invited to vote on the best-of-the-best from a list of Editor’s Pick award recipients that were chosen after careful review by Editor-in-Chief Ken Shapiro and the editorial team of TravelAge West. Review methods included product analysis, on-site visits, a survey of a select group of travel agents and online research.
Our destination stories are about the on-site experience of a place and these awards are an extension of our expertise,” said Shapiro. “For each category, the editors on our staff did extensive research. All of the recipients should feel proud of their achievement.”
"The WAVE Awards are a celebration of excellence in travel products, services and destinations,” said Michelle Rosenberg, publisher of TravelAge West. “The Editor’s Pick award recipients have consistently demonstrated excellence within the travel marketplace and this award is a stamp of endorsement by our Editorial Staff.”
TravelAge West will also feature SITA World Tours in a special WAVE Awards Spotlight Issue due out in August 2007.
SITA, with over seven decades of experience as a tour operator, provides luxurious and customized programs to destinations worldwide, including Africa & the Mediterranean, Australia & New Zealand, China & the Orient, Europe, India & Nepal, and South America. For more information, visit www.sitatours.com or call 800-421-5643.
# # #
TEL: 800-421-5643 Ext.1512