Barbados Tourism Authority names CheapCaribbean.com 2009 Tour Operator of the Year
Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 - The Barbados
Tourism Authority (BTA) has honored CheapCaribbean.com with its "Tour Operator of the Year USA 2009" award, recognizing the strong partnership
between the Caribbean island destination and the company that provides affordable beach vacation packages to the Caribbean and Mexico.
In addition, the BTA has presented CheapCaribbean.com for the third consecutive year with its "Top Producer for 2009" award, for selling the
highest volume of Barbados vacation
packages during its "Best of Barbados" promotion.
"We see CheapCaribbean.com as a strong partner that is committed to helping us make Barbados a leading Caribbean destination into
2010," said David M. Rice, president and CEO of the Barbados Tourism Authority. "By providing great value along with Caribbean travel expertise,
CheapCaribbean.com has built a loyal base of customers that we hope to welcome to Barbados for years to come."
The awards were announced at the BTA's 5th annual North America Tour Operator forum, "Connect BGI," on October 16 during a gala awards dinner at
Resort in Barbados. CheapCaribbean.com founder "Caribbean Jim" Hobbs and vice president of product development Greg Brown accepted the awards
on behalf of the company.
"Barbados was the second Caribbean island I ever visited, and it's always been one of my favorites," said Hobbs. "With some of the best
beaches and dining around, and its award-winning Mount Gay® Rum, it's no wonder CheapCaribbean.com customers love Barbados!"
CheapCaribbean.com is the leading online resource for travelers interested in vacation deals to the Caribbean and Mexico. Its mission is to be the premier e-commerce beach company by inspiring and fulfilling the dreams of its stakeholders. The CheapCaribbean.com website provides in-depth content on hotel properties and destinations, including authenticated user reviews, exclusive insider tips, as well as beautiful destination photos. The online travel site has grown dramatically since its inception 13 years ago. The site attracts more than 50 million unique visitors a year, resulting in over 1.5 million customers serviced.