Area Travel Expert Named to Top 25 Agents of 2012 by Travel Agent Magazine

Malvern, PA, August 22, 2012 --( Travel Agent magazine, part of Questex Travel Group, has officially announced its Top 25 Agents for 2012. Travel Agent looks at each of the Top 25 Agents’ compelling stories in an in-depth cover story for their August 20th issue.

About Travel Agent Magazine’s Top 25 Agents of 2012

"The value of travel agents has been spotlighted in consumer media lately but Travel Agent magazine has highlighted the importance of agents for over 81 years," said Ruthanne Terrero, vice president of content/editorial director for Questex Travel Group. "The annual Top 25 feature is one of our strongest drivers for recognizing key agents who not only stay on top of trends but whose creativeness coupled with sheer tenacity gained them a spot on this year’s list."

Selected from a pool of submissions, winners were chosen based on the following criteria: endorsements from suppliers and clients, their associations and affiliations, certifications, travel specialties, and sales techniques.

About Jennifer Byrne, The Tropical Travelers

Jennifer Byrne is an 18-year veteran of the travel industry. She opened The Tropical Travelers in 2001. Specializing in all things tropical, Jennifer creates bespoke tropical itineraries including culinary tours and romance travel, Turks and Caicos is a specialty, as well as Honeymoons and Destination Weddings. Jennifer works and lives in Malvern, Pa.

Jennifer Byrne, President of Malvern-based The Tropical Travelers (, was thrilled to be included among the 25 agents featured who have surpassed expectations, making a positive impact on the travel industry.

As reported by Travel Agent magazine, "Jennifer Byrne entered the travel business in 1994 and shepherded her company through the challenges posed by the shift toward online travel booking by repositioning herself as a travel expert in the online community." Read more about Jennifer and the other 24 agents recognized by Travel Agent magazine in story at
The Tropical Travelers
Jennifer Byrne
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