Secaucus, NJ – The Travel Weekly magazine recently announced the winners of the 2021 Magellan Awards representing the best practices in the travel industry.
With entries from across the U.S. and around the world, the Magellan Award salute the outstanding travel professionals.
One of the winners is Alvin Adriano, CEO of Travelwise International, a Filipino-owned and operated travel agency in Fort Washington, MD for his weekly podcast, Smart People Travelwise.
His podcast, which aims to uncover different perspectives in the travel industry and connect people from all around the globe, airs every Tuesday at 3PM EST (12PM PT) on PHLV Radio, iHeartRadio, Spotify and other social media platforms.
Alvin has also been recognized as a rising star in the travel industry and has been awarded the 2021 Young Professional of the Year by the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) and has been recognized throughout the industry.
The Magellan Awards honor outstanding design, marketing and services in a broad range of industry segments including Hospitality, Travel Destinations, Cruise Lines, Online Travel Services, Airlines and Airports, Travel Agents and Agencies, Tour Operators and Ground Transportation.
“Each year we recognize industry innovators and creative communicators through our Magellan Awards. This year, we recognize the resilience, ingenuity, and path forward created by those who shared their company’s initiatives through words, images and design, and kept travel part of the conversation and part of the equation,” said Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly. “We salute all those who entered and all those who won.”
The Magellan Awards are judged and overseen by a one-of-a-kind panel of top travel professionals representing the best names and most accomplished leaders from the industry. In determining winners, entries do not compete with one another, but are instead judged based on a standard of excellence according to the long experience of Travel Weekly. To uphold this high standard of excellence, a category may have multiple winners, or may have no winners at all.
For a complete list of silver and gold winners, please visit www.travelweeklyawards.com.
ABOUT TRAVEL WEEKLY:
Travel Weekly is the most influential provider of news, research, opinion, and analysis to the North American travel trade marketplace. It reaches a broad industry audience in print, online and with face-to-face events throughout the year. Travel Weekly is a division of Secaucus, New Jersey based NorthStar Travel Media, the largest travel business-to-business travel publisher in the world.
ABOUT NORTHSTAR TRAVEL GROUP:
NorthStar Travel Group is the leading B-to-B information and marketing solutions company serving all travel industry segments, including leisure/retail, corporate/business travel, corporate and sports meetings, incentives, hospitality, and travel technology.
NorthStar is the owner of leading brands serving these travel segments. The company produces more than 100 face-to-face events in 13 countries in retail travel, hospitality, corporate travel, travel technology, sports travel, and the meetings & incentive industry.
In addition, Northstar owns Phocuswright, the leading research and event producer serving the travel technology industry. Northstar Travel Group owns the BHN Group, the leading producer of hotel investment conferences. Northstar is also the majority shareholder in Inntopia, the leading SaaS ecommerce software business serving the mountain destination, golf, activities, and hospitality markets.
Based in Secaucus, NJ, the company has 7 offices in the U.S., U.K., Singapore, and China. Northstar Travel Group is owned by funds managed by Eagle Tree Capital.
ABOUT TRAVELWISE INTERNATIONAL:
Travelwise International is a Filipino-owned and operated travel agency that specializes in international destinations and curates extraordinary experiences. Since 1989, this family business has grown to new heights and has become one of the industry leaders in travel. Based out of Fort Washington, MD and with a local office in Cavite, Philippines – Travelwise International is devoted to grow tourism in the Philippines through media, visibility, and exposure. (A press release from Travelwise) #