Canada's Largest Cruise Retailer receives Prestigious 2012 Travelzoo AwardCanada Newswire
Cruise Connections Canada has been chosen as Travelzoo's 2012 Best Overall Provider of Vacation and Cruise Packages in Canada
VANCOUVER, Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, announced the winners of the 2012 Travelzoo Awards. Also known as the "Tzoos," the Travelzoo Awards honour the companies behind the world's best travel, entertainment and local deals.
"Travelzoo Award winners consistently go above and beyond to provide our users with outstanding deals week after week," said Shirley Tafoya, president for Travelzoo North America. "At Travelzoo, our mission is to inspire our users to get out and see the world. This would not be possible without the great deals that help our users afford these outstanding vacations and experiences."
To determine the Travelzoo Awards finalists and winners of 2012, Travelzoo Deal Experts evaluated more than 80,000 deals published in North America on the following five-point scale: quality, reliability, consistency, competitiveness and appeal. Finalist companies consistently achieved between 4.5 and 6 (on a 6-point scale) in the user HOT deal ratings collected by Travelzoo.
"We are honoured to receive this award and be recognized for this remarkable achievement. Our strong partnership with the cruise lines and massive buying power allows us to craft the best offers and pass on huge savings to our clients. But at the end of the day, it's our extraordinary team that really makes the difference. As we approach our 20th anniversary, I look back with pride in our friendly and knowledgeable staff and their relentless commitment to delivering an outstanding customer experience", said Cruise Connections President, Sanjay Goel.
Additional recent accomplishments and accolades include; a partnership with The Vancouver Sun, British Columbia's largest newsroom, to successfully launch the first-ever cruise in celebration of The Sun's 100th anniversary. Over 600 readers joined journalists and executives in celebration of this extraordinary milestone. All planning and event management functions were planned and executed by Cruise Connections. The company has also been recognized as the "Top Canadian Agency", 11 times in the past 14 years by Ensemble Travel Group, an international network of a thousand professional travel agencies.
About Cruise Connections Canada Cruise Connections, founded in 1993 is Canada's largest cruise retailer. The company has won every virtually major cruise travel award and has been recognized by all cruise lines as being an exceptional retailer. Cruise Connections' success can be attributed to its knowledgeable specialists, Lowest Price Guarantee and focus on customer satisfaction.
About TravelzooTravelzoo Inc. is a global Internet media company. With more than 25 million subscribers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and 25 offices worldwide, Travelzoo publishes deals from more than 2,000 travel and entertainment companies. Travelzoo's deal experts review offers to find the best deals and confirm their true value. In Asia Pacific, Travelzoo is independently owned and operated by Travelzoo (Asia) Ltd. and Travelzoo Japan K.K. under a license agreement with Travelzoo Inc.