FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Alicia Evanko-Lewis, Senior Vice President of Events,
Northstar Travel Group
TRAVEL WEEKLY AND TRAVELAGE WEST'S GLOBAL TRAVEL MARKETPLACE HONORED AS SILVER STEVIE® AWARD WINNER IN 2016 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS
[SECAUCUS, NJ] - May 3, 2016 - Global Travel Marketplace (GTM) was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Best Brand Experience Event category in The 14th Annual American Business Awards.
The American Business Awards is the nation's premier business awards program. More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. GTM was nominated in the Best Brand Experience Event category for Live Event Awards.
"Northstar Travel Group has done a great job in creating an elevated event that provides great value to those selected to attend. By creating an exclusive invite list of those most successful in the industry, they have ensured this event yields real results for all who attend," said a member of this year's 2016 Stevie Award Judge Panel.
More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.
"GTM was created to provide a game-changing business environment for today's travel professionals. We're thrilled it was selected as one of the top events in its category," said Alicia Evanko-Lewis, Senior Vice President, Events, Northstar Travel Group. "This validates the hard work we put into creating and perfecting GTM for our travel advisors and suppliers. Winning a Silver Stevie Award is another vote of confidence from the marketplace."
GTM West is being held in Tucson, Arizona this week, May 4-6 and GTM will be held in Florida this year August 21-23. Learn more at globaltravelmarketplace.com.
"The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
ABOUT TRAVEL WEEKLY:
Travel Weekly, the national newspaper of the travel industry, is the most influential provider of news, research, opinion and analysis to the North American travel trade marketplace. In addition to a weekly print publication, TravelWeekly.com, updated several times daily, is the most-visited industry website. Travel Weekly is a division of Secaucus, New Jersey-based Northstar Travel Group, the largest travel business-to-business travel publisher in the world.
ABOUT TRAVELAGE WEST:
For more than 46 years, TravelAge West has been the trusted voice of the travel industry in the Western U.S. With award-winning writing and design, the publication brings the best of travel to life for readers. The magazine's first-hand, on-site reports and fresh destination coverage is a valued resource for travel advisors. TravelAge West is a division of Secaucus, New Jersey-based Northstar Travel Group, the largest travel business-to-business travel publisher in the world.
ABOUT THE STEVIE AWARDS:
Northstar's Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at StevieAwards.com.