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Internacional en Inglés | ipw 2018, denver

U.S. Travel Industry recognizes Top International Tour Operators and Buyers

The U.S. Travel Association and Brand USA on Saturday honored representatives from the world's highest-volume tour operators and buyers of U.S. travel at its annual Chairman's Circle Honors awards

21.05.2018 00:16 |  US Travel Assocciation | 

Held atop the DaVita headquarters with a view of the Rocky Mountains in Denver, Colorado, during the association's 50th annual IPW, this elite awards event—co-hosted by Brand USA—honored international travel buyers for outstanding efforts to bring the world to America.

The event was emceed by travel expert and host of “Places to Love” Samantha Brown. It featured entertainment from Colorado musicians Jonathan Barlow and Roger Harmon of the group Tin Brother, and a performance from Face Vocal Band.

The U.S. Travel Association's Chairman's Circle-level members, including top U.S. travel businesses and destinations, nominated the honorees.

“IPW's goal is to bring the world to America, and this year's Chairman's Circle honorees do all that they can to make that vision a reality,” said U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow. “The honorees do tremendous work to ensure that travelers all around the world know that the U.S. is a great place to visit, and they have my deepest gratitude for their contributions to the U.S. travel industry.”

“As the nation's destination marketing organization, Brand USA is responsible for promoting to the world all of the incredible destinations and experiences available in the U.S.,” said Brand USA President and CEO Chris Thompson. “We value the partnership we have with each of tonight's honorees, and appreciate all they do to promote the USA as a top travel destination.”

The 2018 Chairman's Circle Honors awards hosted 83 individual buyers from 59 organizations, along with leaders from some of America's top travel companies and destinations.

View the 2018 Chairman's Circle Honorees