Tapped as Company of the Year-Transportation
CHICAGO, July 4, 2013 /CNW/ - WestJet was presented with a Stevie® Award
in the Company of the Year-Transportation category for the seventh
annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service in Chicago on June
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world's top sales
awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards. The Stevie
Awards organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows
including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM.
"We are honoured to be named Transportation Company of the Year," said
Bob Cummings, Executive Vice-President, Sales, Marketing and Guest
Experience, WestJet. "From the beginning we have aspired to excel in
guest relations, employee engagement and community engagement. When we
are recognized for our efforts, it is a pat on the back to each and
every WestJet owner in their efforts on behalf of our company, and to
every guest for their continued support."
"From our perspective this was the most successful Stevie Awards yet,"
said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
"Not just because of the increase in the number and variety of entries,
but in the extraordinary quality of the entries. Judges have told me
how impressed they were with the success stories they reviewed this
year. All of this year's Stevie Award winners are truly deserving."
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the
list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/sales.
WestJet is Canada's most preferred airline, offering scheduled service
to more than 85 destinations in North America, Central America and the
Caribbean. Powered by an award-winning culture of care, WestJet
pioneered low-cost flying in Canada. Recognized nationally as a top
employer, WestJet now has more than 9,500 WestJetters across Canada.
Operating a fleet of more than 100 Boeing Next-Generation 737 and
Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, WestJet strives to be one of the five
most successful international airlines in the world.
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About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business
Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women
in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.
Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind
them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace
worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
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