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TRAVELINK NAMED AGENCY OF THE YEAR BY AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL

October 24, 2016

AMEX Rep Agency of the Year 2016 Travelink.jpgTravelink, American Express Travel, is pleased to announce that during the annual American Express Travel Global Forum, held at the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Phoenix, the company was named Agency of the Year.

Every year, American Express Travel presents a Representative member with the Agency of the Year award. Agencies that receive this recognition exhibit exemplary values, service and performance. The Agency of the Year award is given to an agency that provides exceptional service and value to customers, always upholding the values and standards of the American Express brand.

Contributing to the selection of Travelink for the recognition this year included the company’s unique engagement level for the Gold Card Member travel services program, active participation in several influential industry advisory boards, including American Express Travel, Departures Magazine, Travel + Leisure Magazine, Trump Hotels, Sabre, and ASTA CAC where Michael Dixon, President & Managing Partner of Travelink, was recently appointed to the leadership role of Secretary, serving three successive 2-year terms ending as CAC Chairman.

Michael Dixon accepted the award from American Express EVP & GM, Claire Bennett and Vice President of American Express Travel, Tanuj Suri, Vice President, American Express Travel. “I am grateful for this public acknowledgement recognizing Travelink.  This tremendous honor is a culmination of the collaborative efforts of our entire team.” says Mr. Dixon

Travelink was also recognized as Agency of the Year in 2011.

MICHAEL DIXON, PRESIDENT OF TRAVELINK, AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL ELECTED TO ASTA'S CORPORATE ADVISORY COUNCIL IN EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP POSITION

October 7, 2016

michael-dixon.jpgTravelink, American Express Travel, is pleased to announce that during the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) Global Convention in Reno-Tahoe on September 27, 2016, the ASTA Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) set its Executive Committee leadership roster and Michael Dixon, President of Travelink was elected by his peers to an Executive Leadership position.

This leadership role is a six-year commitment to the Executive Committee with ascension in role and responsibility every two years leading to the role of Chair.  Michael begins his first two years effective immediately in the role of Secretary. With his appointment, Denise Jackson (Balboa Travel) rises to Vice Chair, and Jennifer Wilson-Buttigieg (Valerie Wilson Travel) is now Chair, leading the Executive Committee for the CAC for the next two years.

The ASTA CAC is made up of the largest travel agency (corporate and leisure) consortia, franchise, and other members of ASTA with annual travel sales of at least $50 million. The CAC works on issues of common interest to the travel agency community, formulating a strategy to speak with one voice before federal regulators, Members of Congress, state legislators and other travel industry groups.