We are truly honored to be recognized by some of the most influential organizations in the travel industry. And we strive to continue to provide the innovative thinking and extraordinary level of service for which we've been recognized.
Travel agents in the Western U.S. recognized Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and our travel professional program, StarwoodPro with the annual TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) award for Best Travel Agent Support. The WAVE Awards give travel agent professionals throughout the 14 Western states the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel supplier partners. TravelAge West is the leading trade magazine for travel agents and the travel industry in the 14 western states. This marks the third year Starwood has won this coveted award.
Over 1800 NACTA Travel Professional members were asked to vote on their choice for Supplier of the Year in 6 categories. Starwood Hotels & Resorts was the winner in two: 2012 NACTA Land Based Supplier of the Year and the overall award for 2012 NACTA Supplier of the Year.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has been recognized, once again, as an
industry leader and innovator by Travel Weekly. The company has won three
Travel Weekly Magellan Awards in the 2012 competition.
• StarwoodPro’s ProLearning Destination Module was selected as a 2012 Gold Magellan Award Winner in the Travel Agent/Agency |Training Program category.
• Starwoodpro’s Open House travel professional education initiative was selected as a 2012 Gold Magellan Award Winner in the Travel Agent/Agency | Travel Agent Innovation category.
• StarwoodPro’s “Reveal a World of Possibilities” Global Resort Campaign was selected as a 2012 Silver Magellan Award Winner in the Hospitality | Advertising/Marketing Campaign category.
Starwood was recognized with three Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards in
2012. The nominees and award recipients were chosen in several rounds of voting
by Travel Weekly’s readers. Travel Weekly, the national newspaper of the travel
industry, is the most influential provider of news, research, opinion and
analysis to the North American travel trade marketplace. An open ballot phase
of voting was conducted last summer, during which readers were invited to write
in the names of any company they believed best exemplified a particular
category. Starwood was recognized as finalists in 10 categories. Starwood
• Westin – Best Upper Upscale Brand
• Starwood – Best Hotel Chain in Hawaii and South Pacific
• St. Regis Bora Bora – Best Hotel / Resort Worldwide.
The readers of TravelAge West voted Starwood Hotels & Resorts the BEST TRAVEL AGENT SUPPORT as part of the TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) Awards held June 2 in Beverly Hills, Calif., at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. The annual awards gave travel agents in the Western U.S. the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel supplier partners. Also recognized as winners in the category of Best New Resort or Major Renovation, Hawaii, was St. Regis Princeville Resort (Kauai) and the Sheraton Waikiki.
This prestigious award reflects the input of both U.S. and Canadian members from Ensemble Travel Group and recognizes Starwood’s superior agency and marketing support of this North American powerhouse.
Starwood received three GOLD Magellan Awards in the 2011 competition. The Magellan Award is the premier award for the travel industry. From design to marketing to services, the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards honors the best in travel and salutes the outstanding travel professionals behind it all.
Honoring a broad range of industry segments including Hotels and Resorts, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Car Rental Companies, the Magellan is the award to win if you are in the business of travel. Visit www.travelweeklyawards.com for more information.
Westin Hotels & Resorts Westin "For A Better You" Hotel and Resort Marketing - Advertising/Marketing Campaign
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Sheraton "Meet You There" Hotel and Resort Marketing - Advertising/Marketing Campaign (up to 5 pieces) White Plains, NY
Travel Agent/Agency Category
Westin Hotels & Resorts Wrap Yourself in Westin & Travel Agent Organizations - Marketing - Advertising/Marketing Campaign (up to 5 pieces)
The results of the 15th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards by Recommend’s
readership awarded Starwood two Best categories. Starwood’s exceptional
products and services, as well as the company’s loyalty to the travel agent
market, have been recognized by the readers of Recommend.
Best Resort/Hotel Chain - Asia
Best Resort/Hotel Chain - Europe
Travel Weekly’s Ninth Annual Readers Choice awards recognized Starwood Hotels & Resorts in three cateogories. The readers of Travel Weekly determine the nominees, finalists and the ultimate winners in these annual awards.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts was a THREEPEAT winner in the Hawaii’/South Pacific category, bringing home the top prize again this year.
Starwood was also the recipient of the Best Resort Worldwide for the St. Regis Bora Bora for the fourth year in a row.
Starwood’s Westin Hotels & Resorts brand won the award for Best Upper Upscale Hotel Brand.
The St. Regis Aspen Resort was voted the
Leading Ski Resort in North America
during the World Travel Awards.
Established 19 years ago, World Travel Awards is committed to raising the
standards of customer service and overall business performance throughout the
international tourism industry.
The 2011 WTA nominations featured more than 5,000 companies in 1,000 categories across 162 countries. The winners were selected by more than 210,000 industry professionals and consumers worldwide. Log on to World Travel Awards for a complete list of World Travel winners.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide won top honors in the Best in
Product and Best in Service categories for AAA/CAA’s partner of the year awards
for 2011. On a quarterly basis, AAA National surveys all clubs asking for their
input on all preferred travel partners in four categories; air, hotel, cruise
and tour in the areas of marketing, sales support, product, service and
technology. Clubs scores are weighted by individual clubs sales volumes.
Explore AAA/CAA offers with Starwood Hotels & Resorts at the link below.
Magellan winners do not compete against each other; they are judged against a standard of excellence based on the industry experience and expertise of a panel of judges. The judges have awarded Starwood Hotels & Resorts the following:
Starwood Hotels & Resorts is pleased to have been named Partner of the Year by the Ensemble Travel Group – an international network of expert travel agencies.
Readers of Vacation Agent magazine, Agent @ Home magazine and TravelPulse.com – representing the largest number of leisure travel-selling agents in the industry – were surveyed for the Leisure Travel Leaders Readers’ Choice awards. This influential group named Starwood Hotels & Resorts the Best Hotel & Resort Chain Overall.
Luxury Travel Advisor award nominees are selected by an Advisory Board, comprised of elite luxury advisors, and final winners are determined by Luxury Travel Advisor readers. The St. Regis New York was named Best Luxury Hotel in North America by this esteemed group.
Voted on by Travel Weekly readers, the Readers Choice Awards recognize companies that excel in product and service. We’re pleased to have been recognized in the following categories:
Travel agents in the Western U.S. recognized StarwoodPro with the TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents’ Votes of Excellence) award for Best Travel Agent Support. The WAVE Awards give travel agent professionals throughout the 14 Western states the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel supplier partners.
Luxury Travel Advisor, the publication read by top-notch sellers of affluent travel, has awarded The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort the following Luxury Travel Awards of Excellence:
Supplier sales representatives help out tremendously when travel agents need assistance with a booking or challenging client. Travel Agent Magazine surveyed their readership to determine the best in the business and we were pleased to learn that Caryl R. Lee, Senior Sales Manager of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii was named one of the Top Supplier Sales Reps in the Hotels and Resorts category.
Over 1,050 travel agents participated in the 13th Annual Readers' Choice Awards survey and recognized StarwoodPro as the Best Travel Agent Support - Resort Chain and Starwood Hotels & Resorts as the Best Resort Hotel Chain - Europe.
The TravelAge West WAVE (Western Agents' Votes of Excellence) award for Best Travel Agent Support, Hotel was presented to StarwoodPro. The awards gave travel agents in the Western U.S. the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel supplier partners.
The Magellan Awards is the premier awards program honoring the best in the travel industry. We're pleased to have been recognized in two categories: