NEW YORK, NY — (Marketwire) — Ã‚Â Travelong, a full service travel agency under the Fareportal portfolio of brands that includesÃ‚Â CheapOair, announced today that Ethiopian Airlines named them one of the airline’s top selling travel agencies for the year. Travelong was ranked at number eight on the list for outstanding sales.
“We are honored to receive this award and the recognition from Ethiopian Airlines,” said Sam Jain, President and CEO of Travelong. “To be ranked in the top 15 selling travel agencies is highly gratifying, as it further strengthens our continuous efforts to provide the best service for our customers.”
In celebration of the Ethiopian New Year, an awards ceremony was held at the Hilton Mark Center in Alexandria to acknowledge Ethiopia’s achievements, current undertakings and its Vision 2025. Invited guests included African Ambassadors such as Mr. Girma Birru, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the United States of America, prominent Ethiopian community leaders, patrons of Ethiopian Airlines and travel agencies, among many others. Ethiopian Airlines also raffled off business and coach tickets to any of its 70 destinations for event attendees.
Travelong continues to be acknowledged for its outstanding work and efforts in the online travel industry. In the past year, Travelong has earned numerous performance awards from partners including: LAN Airlines, Korean Airlines, China Airlines, Avianca and TACA Airlines and been named to Travel Weekly’s Esteemed Power List.
Fareportal, CheapOairAbout Travelong
Travelong, a Fareportal company established in 1993, is a full service travel agency servicing more than 100 corporate clients and 30 home based agents and independent contractors across the United States.Ã‚Â FareportalÃ‚Â is a global online travel company committed to innovation and technological advancements, providing leisure and business travelers, its partners and suppliers with a broad range of travel products and solutions through its portfolio of brands including Travelong,Ã‚Â CheapOair,Ã‚Â CheapOair Canada,CheapOair UK,Ã‚Â OneTravel,Ã‚Â HotelPricerÃ‚Â andÃ‚Â CheapOstay.