To say she’s doing things differently, would be an understatement. Her approach to selling luxury travel is so unique that it’s award-winning. No, literally, she won an award for the way she sells luxury travel.

Excuse our manners. ‘She’ is Jo Kennedy who was named the ‘Most Innovative Adviser in Asia Pacific’ by Virtuoso (leaders in luxury travel).

Jo received the title during Virtuoso’s recent Travel Week in Las Vegas’ Bellagio Resort & Casino where thousands of attendees applauded her win.

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WHAT’S JO DOING SO DIFFERENTLY?

The Travel Associates member is believed to have received the title for staying ahead and defining trends in luxury travel.

Virtuoso’s Managing Director for Asia Pacific described her (and other winners) as exceptional and outstanding in her commitment to the sector.

“Just like elite athletes they are always striving to improve their knowledge, connections and service.”

Michael Londregan, Virtuoso Asia Pacific Managing Director

“This acknowledgement of Jo Kennedy focuses on key areas of excellence and innovation and we are delighted to have such wonderful role models to inspire our network.”

 

HOW’S JO FEELING ABOUT THE WIN?

Ecstatic, obviously!

Jo described it as “such an honour”, and saw it as recognition from her peers and partner suppliers.

She acknowledges the role “longstanding and loyal client relationships” play in her success as well as the aid she receives from “amazing partners at Travel Associates”.

“The team at Kennedy & Turner Travel Associates is proud to provide the kind of counsel and ‘purple ribbon’ client service that no other travel group can match.”

Jo Kennedy, Kennedy & Turner Travel Associates

Jo’s also previously been awarded in the 2018 Global Hall of Fame Flight Centre Travel Group and was nominated in 2017 for Best Travel Consultant – Retail at the National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA).

 

WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT VIRTUOSO?

Virtuoso is a leader in luxury travel, connecting high-end travel companies with over 20,000 professional travel advisers globally. The brand has carefully curated a portfolio of the most desirable properties worldwide.

Editors of Virtuoso Life magazine, the network’s exclusive publication, selected the nominees. Virtuoso’s travel advisors lend their firsthand accounts to the voting process, as they determine the winners for each category.

Find out more: www.virtuoso.com