|By PR Newswire||
|October 11, 2012 05:48 PM EDT||
- Rovia earns premier travel industry distinctions for third year in a row
PLANO, Texas, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rovia is proud to announce that the company has earned both gold and silver honors in the 2012 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards competition. Honored with the 2012 Gold Magellan Award for the Best Community Involvement Program, Rovia was recognized for their work with the bottle school project; and was presented the Silver Magellan Award for the best Travel Guides/Ratings/Reviews for its newsletter, A DreamTrips Way of Life.
Receiving over 550 entries, the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards is the premier awards program 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, making it one of the most prestigious awards to win amongst the travel business.
This is the third year in a row that Rovia has topped its competitors in various categories, and the second time that Rovia has won in the Best Community Involvement Program category.
"Winning the Magellan Awards confirms Rovia's great accomplishments both in our internal and external commitments," Rovia President Mike Putman said. "We're proud to stand for travel excellence and to provide our members with the most updated and inclusive newsletter, A DreamTrips Way of Life, as much as we're proud to provide our members with the opportunity to give back to our global community. Our collaboration with Hug It Forward, through our nonprofit organization, Manifest Foundation, provides our members with a wonderful opportunity to work collaboratively with underprivileged communities and truly experience Guatemalan culture. We are grateful to our members who have taken an active part of this meaningful opportunity, and to the Travel Weekly Magellan Awards for acknowledgement of the change we're all making together."
Rovia is a leading online travel company with offices in South Carolina and Texas. Established by the convergence of two well-respected travel companies with more than 50 years of experience in the travel industry, Rovia offers its premiere curated group travel membership, DreamTrips, in 21 countries.