- June 22, 2023
- Press Release
CLASSIC VACATIONS RECOGNIZED WITH 2023 WAVE AWARD FROM TravelAge West FOR THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW
San Jose, CA Classic VacationsTM, the #1 rated global luxury travel company, announces its second consecutive win as the Best FIT Tour Operator for Europe by TravelAge West. The coveted award was voted on by thousands of top travel advisors in the industry and recognizes the company's excellence in creating exceptional travel experiences for its clients.
Classic Vacations, which is owned by The Najafi Companies, offers more than 350 hand-picked, prestigious properties throughout Europe, a curated portfolio of tours and activities, and has long been known for its commitment to providing the highest level of service and attention to detail. This year, the company elevated its offering further with the launch of Europe4U, a premium service allowing advisors to connect via email with an experienced team of Europe travel sales specialists.
"We are extremely proud of our success in Europe, a luxury product we started selling more than 25 years ago,” said Melissa Krueger, CEO of Classic Vacations. “Our Europe-based product development team, under the phenomenal leadership of Bonty Escallon, has worked tirelessly to create best-in-class standards for our clients. Receiving this award for the second year in a row is an honor and recognition of their hard work and dedication."
“Europe is hot right now!” claimed Bonty Escallon, Managing Director of Europe at Classic Vacations. “It’s exciting to see strong demand continue, and it’s important that our clients have access to the very best Europe has to offer- even during the busiest season. I’m proud that our long-standing partner relationships enable us to secure exclusive offers and availability to the most sought-after European hotels and destinations.”
Classic Vacations continues to redefine luxury travel with its dedicated customer service team, experienced Europe travel sales specialists, knowledgeable reservation & sales team, and insider access to the best destinations and experiences around Europe. Its commitment to excellence and dedication to delivering unforgettable travel experiences makes it the go-to choice for Travel Advisors seeking the best in luxury travel.
Classic Vacations is deeply grateful to the readers, travel partners, and industry colleagues of TravelAge West for bestowing this prestigious honor.
To learn more about Classic Vacations and the suite of services and tools Classic Vacations offers to Travel Advisors, please call us now at 1800.221.3949 or visit www.classicvacations.com.
- Lori Smith, Sr. Director of Global Marketing
- 5669 Snell Ave, Suite 343 | San Jose, CA 95123
- Office: (408) 794-4440
ABOUT CLASSIC VACATIONS® Classic Vacations delivers superior customer satisfaction to Travel Advisors and their clients. Classic Vacations offers a full line of accommodations, from mid-tier to luxury (including suites, villas, and residences), competitive pricing, first class and private transportation options, and unique tours and excursions in Abu Dhabi, Asia, Australia, Canada, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Dubai, Europe, Fiji, Hawaii, Mainland USA, Maldives, Mexico, New Zealand, Oman, Seychelles, and Tahiti. Travel Advisors have always relied on Classic Vacations to help create exceptional travel experiences for their clients. For more information, visit https://www.classicvacations.com/travel-agent/login or call (800) 221-3949. CST: 2079429-20
ABOUT THE NAJAFI COMPANIES : The Najafi Companies is an entrepreneurially-driven private investment firm which makes highly selective investments across industries with significant holdings in consumer, hospitality, sports, media, ecommerce and technology. By funding its investments with internally generated capital and utilizing a strategy of concentration, not diversification, Najafi is empowered to think long-term, remain highly flexible and operate in true alignment with management. The team’s passion is to create value in areas that are underserved or undergoing rapid transformation, and during these uncertain times, The Najafi Companies continues its mission to “do well and do good” and partner with world-class, entrepreneurial teams. Headquartered in Phoenix with offices in LA and NY.