TravelSmart VIP Honored with 2018 Golden Palm Award

The Mexican Resort Developers’ Association bestows only 10 Golden Palm Awards to the very best companies in the vacation ownership industry.

Mexico City, Mexico, June 22, 2018 --( TravelSmart VIP, Sunwing Travel Group's exclusive vacation membership, was awarded the prestigious Golden Palm award by the Mexican Resort Developers' Association (AMDETUR) at their annual convention and gala held this past June 12th with all the major industry leaders.

TravelSmart received this prestigious award in the category of Best Sales Room for their contemporary yet classic sales facility in the luxurious Royalton Negril Resort & Spa in Negril, Jamaica. This category is awarded to the company that has the best sales room facility that transmits to its clients an integral experience that facilitates the communication of their vacation concept.

"TravelSmart is all about the experience. We have built a different positive experience in all of our resorts, in every membership and each stage of the Club in order to enhance the vacation experience," said the Corporate Marketing Director of TravelSmart VIP "This has been noted by industry leaders, recognizing TravelSmart as one of the top vacation concepts in the Caribbean. We couldn't be more honored and proud to receive a prestigious award like the Golden Palm. We will keep on enhancing our outstanding services and always strive to exceed our members' expectations."

The Golden Palm Awards are in recognition of great companies whose initiatives and programs have contributed to the development and growth of the Vacation Ownership industry and only 10 awards are granted each year between their more than 250 affiliate companies. This is only the second year in AMDETUR's history, that the convention included the presentation of the Golden Palm awards.

The 32nd Annual AMDETUR Convention and 28th Expo, "Disruption: The new re-engineering", was held on June 12, 13 and 14 in the Westin Santa Fe Hotel in Mexico City, Mexico.

About TravelSmart VIP: TravelSmart offers a vacation loyalty membership program for avid travellers that is filled with VIP perks at exclusive resorts. Uniquely positioned as the only one of its kind that is part of a major vertically-integrated travel provider, TravelSmart members receive unique access to exclusive airfares and other travel benefits. For more information, please visit

About AMDETUR: The Mexican Resort Developers' Association (AMDETUR) is a tourism industry organization that acts as a liaison between federal, state, and municipal authorities and private enterprise in the Timeshare and Vacation Ownership sector, a part of the tourism industry that has seen a steady growth of 4% a year since 2009. Founded on July 13, 1987, AMDETUR represents 90% of resort developers and investors in the Mexican Timeshare and Vacation Ownership industry.
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Rebecca Tunstall