At the 2nd Annual GIVC World Travel Awards, Beach Bum Vacation was awarded 5 prestigious awards! These awards include four Diamond Awards and the TOP Producing Destination Wedding Agency.
Robert Whorrall Director of Sales & Marketing says “We are so proud of our Team of Travel Concierges for their TOP notch customer service, not to mention being able to see double digit growth in 2009 in an economy that is ‘supposed’ to be hurting. We realize our success the past 5 years is due to one basic and very important principle, service your clients and take care of their needs”. We like to use the motto that we help, guide and support them all the way to the beach”. Beach Bum Vacation in 2008 was awarded TOP 10 Producing Agencies for Azul Sensatori, Casitas Royale and El Dorado Royale at the GIVC World Travel Awards.
This past September, Beach Bum Vacation was awarded the 2009 Shining Star Award for recognition of great achievement in the following categories:
Year to Year Growth
Strong Leadership Within the Community
Top Groups Agency in the USA
Strategic Ways of Adapting to the “New” Climate of the Travel Industry
“At Beach Bum Vacation, we see ourselves as pioneers in the travel industry, looking for new and creative ways to help customers get the most out of their travel experience”, said Robert Whorrall, Marketing & Sales Director Beach Bum Vacation Inc. “We’re proud to have been chosen for this award and we’ll continue to take our business and the travel industry to the next level.”
Two Beach Bum Vacation Travel Specialists have been named among Travel Agent Central’s “30 Under 30”. This annual list awards the top 30 travel agents nationwide under the age of 30 that have acheived exceptional service and performance levels.
This year Marcie Muensterman and Lisa Zwissler were named on the list. Hayley Whorrall, President of Beach Bum Vacation, when asked about the achievement of the Beach Bums, has this to say, “Marcie takes a special, personal interest in every trip, creating lasting relationships and qualifying every client to ensure their vacation memories are nothing short of amazing. Lisa is passionate about travel and making dreams come true for her clients. She fervently believes in responsible tourism helping to ensure that her clients, the environment and the local people and culture all have wonderful experiences through tourism.
Beach Bum Vacation was awarded with 2 TOP awards at the 2009 Travel Impressions Best of the Best Awards Event in Puerto Rico. Beach Bum Vacation was awarded with a Crystal Award and a coveted Globe Award. These awards are given to top performing agencies in the country for outstanding sales and service.
“This award just reflects the dedication that we at Beach Bum Vacation have to making vacations a truly memorable experience,” said Robert Whorrall, Marketing & Sales Director Beach Bum Vacation Inc. “Our Certified Travel Concierges are committed to offering our clients the best service and experience anywhere. We’re proud to be recognized year after year for exceptional sales and service.”
This is the company’s 5th time receiving both prestigious awards.
Beach Bum Vacation came home with 4 TOP awards at the 2009 STAR Awards in Turks and Caicos. The Star Awards recognizes top travel agencies who have worked with Sandals, Beaches, Grand Pineapple and Royal Plantation Resorts. Beach Bum Vacation was nominated for 8 awards in total and received 4 top awards:
Best of the Best in the USA
Top Home Based Agency
Top Groups Agency in the USA
Top 10 Travel Agency Worldwide
This was the company’s 4th time being named as one of the Top 10 Travel Agencies Worldwide.
“We’re are so proud to be recognized again in 2009 as one of the top travel agencies in the world. Our team’s commitment to give our clients above and beyond service & advice continues to propel us to top accolades,” said Hayley Whorrall, President of Beach Bum Vacation Inc.