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TPI Wins Awards from Sandals
12/21/2012 - Travel Professionals International

WINNIPEG, CANADA – Travel Professionals International (TPI), Canada’s largest network of independent travel consultants, was recognized by Sandals Resorts at The 11th Annual Sandals Travel Agency Recognition (S.T.A.R.) Awards, held December 1st, 2012, at the Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island in Nassau, Bahamas. The S.T.A.R. Awards recognize outstanding sales performance among agents from around the world in selling Sandals, Beaches, and Grand Pineapple products.

“Sandals has found an incredible partner in TPI,” said Gary C. Sadler, Senior Vice President, Sales, Unique Vacations Inc., worldwide representative of Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and Grand Pineapple Resorts, “and we’re very honoured by their ongoing commitment and success in representing Sandals brands across Canada.”

As a top producing agency for Sandals, TPI was awarded:

- Canada: Best of the Best
- Canada: Top Destination Weddings Travel Agency
- North America: Top Home-Based Travel Agency
- Worldwide: President’s Award (given to TPI advisor Lois Barbour)

“It was an honour to be receive these prestigious awards on behalf of TPI,” said Morris Chia, TPI President & CEO. “Sandals has been a consistent supporter of TPI over the years and we are happy that our hard work in building a long-lasting relationship between our two companies has proven fruitful.”

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Since its founding in 1994 by Morris Chia, Travel Professionals International (TPI) has been the premier provider of outsourced travel solutions to independent travel advisors and agencies. Backed by a head office support team of over forty highly skilled travel professionals, innovative technological solutions, and excellent supplier relationships, hundreds of TPI advisors across Canada are available to provide full-service travel solutions to leisure and corporate travelers. More information is available at www.tpi.ca and www.tpiworldwide.com. TPI - We'll Take You There

TPI is a member of the I.A.S. - Independent Agency Services Corp. group of companies. www.iascorp.ca

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Contact: Tim Morgan, Director, Corporate Development, I.A.S. - Independent Agency Services Corp.
Tel: 1-204-987-3336 Fax: 1-204-987-3338 E-Mail: tmorgan@iascorp.ca