TRAVEL IMPRESSIONS CELEBRATED AS TOP PERFORMING TOUR OPERATOR AT SAINT LUCIA'S 2016 NORTH AMERICAN SHOWCASE
FARMINGDALE, NY (Aug. 9, 2016) — Travel Impressions was honored by the Saint Lucia Tourist Board during the fourth annual Saint Lucia North American Showcase, which was held July 28–31 on the island, clinching half of the major awards categories for tour operators based in the United States. Travel Impressions was recognized during the Showcase for exceptional production and sales performance for 2015 in the following categories:
- Stellar Sales Support from a Tour Operator in USA
- Top Producing Traditional Tour Operator for 2015
Travel Impressions features one of the most comprehensive portfolios of hotel and resort properties throughout St. Lucia, running the gamut from affordably-priced family destinations to high-end luxury wellness retreats. Travel Impressions currently features 19 active hotel partners in Saint Lucia, including: Anse Chastanet, Calabash Cove, Cap Maison, Coconut Bay, Jade Mountain, Rendezvous, Sugar Beach, The BodyHoliday, The Landings and Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort.
In addition, the tour operator also offers expanded flight options to the island, including recently-added, seasonal, weekly nonstop flight options from Chicago and New Jersey to Saint Lucia from Dec. 17, 2016 – April 7, 2017 with United Airlines. This supplement to Travel Impressions' scheduled air program will make it even more convenient to visit Saint Lucia from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Saint Lucia's Hewanorra International Airport (UVF).
The three-day Saint Lucia North American Showcase brought together key tourism stakeholders from the United States, Canada and Saint Lucia that included the Saint Lucia Hotel & Tourism Association, the Ministry of Tourism, tour operators, industry experts and hoteliers.
Hosted by the Saint Lucia Tourist Board, Showcase connects North American-based tour operators with local owners and executives of tourism related services to strengthen and build relationships.