Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – October 11, 2016 – Avoya Travel®, one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies, today announced it will host the 2017 Avoya Travel Conference at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, May 22 to May 25. The educational and motivational event will bring together Independent Agencies in the Avoya Travel Network with industry leaders, supplier partners, and Avoya executives and support staff. Avoya’s Shared Success™ philosophy and vision, Reimagine Vacation Planning Together™, continue to add proven value to Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network and improve the way people plan and book vacations. “We are thrilled to host the 2017 Avoya Travel Conference back in San Diego and provide Independent Agencies and supplier partners with more opportunities to connect and share ideas with our team,” said Jeff Anderson, Executive Vice President, Avoya Travel. “Hosting the conference in San Diego has proven to be a huge success, even reaching record-breaking attendance two years ago at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, and we look forward to making the 2017 event the best yet.” The Avoya Travel Conference will highlight the company’s continued leadership as an innovator in the travel industry and introduce key stakeholders to new ground-breaking programs and award-winning resources that enable travel professionals and Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network to grow their businesses and make above industry average incomes. In 2017, programing will include a series of keynotes and workshops, networking, philanthropic events, a preferred partner tradeshow, and will recognize Independent Agencies who have achieved record sales. “Attending the Avoya Travel Conference made a huge impact on my success,” said Rachel Mooney, owner of Changing Your Latitude Travel, LLC. “As a young professional new to the Avoya Network and the travel industry, I was able to apply ideas picked up at conference during seminars, presentations, and networking with the result being that I’ve now closed more sales in the six weeks after conference than I had previously all year.” Details on programing will be announced soon. For more information on how Independent Agencies can live a lifestyle of success with Avoya, please visit www.JoinAvoya.com. About Avoya Travel:Avoya Travel is a family-owned company with a long-standing reputation for being one of the world’s most innovative marketing and travel technology companies. As an American Express Travel Representative for more than 25 years, and their largest seller of cruises and tours, Avoya is deeply committed to Integrity and Professionalism™, service, and value in every aspect of planning cruises and vacations. Through an elite network of independently owned and operated travel agencies, Avoya provides exclusive discounts, amenities, and first-class customer service to travelers worldwide. For this, Avoya has received numerous accolades, including being repeatedly named Travel Partner of the Year, by Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival Cruises, American Express, Oceania Cruises, and more. Travel agency owners, travel professionals, and others interested in owning and operating their own travel business should contact Avoya Travel at 800-521-2597 or visit www.JoinAvoya.com. Travelers interested in booking their next vacation with Avoya Travel, should call 800-753-1463 or visit www.AvoyaTravel.com.