|Langhorne Group Sweeps National Franchise Awards|
Meetings at Sea, Inc./The Langhorne Group was honored with National awards again this month at the annual conference of CruiseOne, which represents over 500 CruiseOne franchise agencies nationwide.
The 2008 awards included "Highest Luxury Sales" plus a special "Top Producer" award from Regent Cruises
In 2007, Patricia Langhorne, owner of Meetings at Sea, Inc. a cruise only travel agency, ran away the clear winner by receiving five of the seven "Top Performance" awards at the CruiseOne National Conference
400 franchises were represented at the six day event which began at the Marriott Hotel in Miami, and was followed by five days of workshops hosted by a majority of national brand cruiselines aboard the new NCL "Pearl".
Meetings-at-Sea, Inc was founded in 1998 to acquire the CruiseOne franchise in Stuart, FL.
Her awards included the "Admirals Club" award for annual sales exceeding $1.3 million for the preceding year; "Highest luxury sales volume in a single month" ; "Most innovative niche marketing"; "Highest luxury cruise sales "; plus an individual award from Azamara Cruises, a new luxury cruise division of RCCL./Celebrity cruiselines.
( Photo: Patricia Langhorne receives one of five national awards, from Vivian Ewart, Vice President of CruiseOne, a division of World Travel Holdings, at their annual conference in October, 2007)