TRIPGUY TRAVEL RECEIVES TOP HONOR FROM EL DORADO

SPA RESORTS & HOTELS AND AZUL HOTELS BY KARISMA

TripGuyAwardedDiamond Awardfor Outstanding Service and Ongoing Dedication to Clients

El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels and Azul Hotels by Karisma, Mexico’s premier, Gourmet Inclusive beachfront resorts in the Riviera Maya, recently awarded TripGuy Travel, with the elite Diamond Award and Wedding Specialist Designation, achievements that indicates a high professional commitment exceeding service standards.

“GI Vacation Consultants are an exclusive group of well-trained agents who are exceptionally attentive to the needs of their clients and desires for planning travel and destination weddings,” said Mandy Chomat, vice president of sales and marketing for Premier Worldwide Marketing, the exclusive worldwide representatives for El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels and Azul Hotels by Karisma. “TripGuy demonstrates a dedication to service by offering their clients valuable information and insight about each of our properties, including recently added amenities and offerings to ensure a positive experience with us from the beginning.”

TripGuy was honoredat the 3rd Annual Gourmet Inclusive Vacation Consultant (GIVC) Awards and Sales & Marketing Forum, which took place at El Dorado Royale, A Spa Resort, by Karisma in Riviera Maya, Mexico, Dec. 1 – 4, 2010. The event was attended by 175 agents from around the world and recognized exemplary travel professionals performing at the top of their classes.

From gourmet a la carte dining to 24-hour room service and concierge, GI Vacation Consultants are immensely knowledgeable in every aspect of the Gourmet Inclusive concept, based on extensive training, in-depth immersions at each resort, as well as continuous support from the GI University Program, on-going webinars to learn about resort updates, and specialized familiarization trips to highlight niche market offerings. With a deep understanding of the Gourmet Inclusive resorts,TripGuy is able to provide one-on-one guidance to surpass guests’ expectations and assess the personalized needs of their clients to create a tailored vacation, from adults looking to savor lavish accommodations such as swim up suites to new parents requesting special amenities like cribs, strollers, and bottle warmers, which are all a part of the Gourmet Inclusive experience.

Launched in 2008, the GI Vacation Consultant Program is limited to an elite group of travel agents who are obligated to meet specific standards and requirements in order to exceed extremely high expectations with regard to customer service and support. Not only do GI Vacation Consultants receive benefits from the program—from marketing tools to added incentives to offer consumers, but travelers who book a vacation with the specialized agents are privy to exclusive deals and on-property VIP recognition as a GIVC guests, among other advantages.