Reading, PA, March 20, 2023
ALG Vacations® (ALGV), the nation’s leading leisure tour operator and part of the Apple Leisure Group, a member of the Hyatt family of companies, has honored Boscov’s Travel as a 2023 ALGV Elite Diamond Preferred travel agency. With ALG Vacations, Diamond Preferred is the highest status a retail travel agency can achieve. ALGV Elite tiers, based on 2022 sales production, include Sapphire/Sapphire Select, Emerald, and Diamond/Diamond Preferred. Less than 10% of travel agencies nationwide selling leisure travel have been honored with the ALGV Elite distinction.
“ALG Vacations is thrilled to recognize the nation’s top-producing travel agencies again this year with the ALGV Elite program,” said ALGV’s Jim Tedesco, Vice President, Sales. “Elite agencies are highly recommended by ALG Vacations because their advisors know our brands, product offerings, and policies well, and have reached a level of sales that can only be achieved through superior service and high customer satisfaction,” he added. ALG Vacations’ highly respected brands include Apple Vacations, Funjet Vacations, Travel Impressions, Southwest Vacations, Blue Sky Tours, and United Vacations.
ALGV Elite agencies are rewarded with a variety of benefits and perks from ALG Vacations, including in-resort training, exclusive promotional codes to pass on to their customers, and access to a VIP support desk, enabling them to deliver premium service to the end consumer.
Reading, PA, April 23, 2018
Boscov’s Travel was awarded the prestigious Crystal Apple Award from tour operator Apple Vacations, the leading name in all-inclusive vacations to beach destinations throughout Mexico, the Caribbean and Central/South America, as well as vacation packages to the Hawaiian Islands. Crystal Apple travel agencies are the top sellers of Apple Vacations packages in their region and receive exclusive offers and value-added benefits with Apple Vacations. Boscov’s Travel’s 18 locations in five states receive advantages such as educational site inspections, exclusive promotions and offers to pass along to customers, and more. “Boscov’s Travel deserves much of the credit for making Apple Vacations America’s Favorite Vacation Company by embracing our quality products, exclusive vacation flights and value-added incentives,” said Tim Mullen, president of Apple Vacations. “We are happy to award extra benefits to our loyal travel agent partners.”
Reading, PA, October 30, 2017
The residents of Central Pennsylvania recently recognized Boscov’s Travel as “Reader’s Choice” Travel Agency in Harrisburg Magazine's Readers' Poll. Boscov’s Travel operates five offices in Central Pennsylvania including Colonial Park Mall in Harrisburg, Camp Hill Shopping Mall in Camp Hill, Lebanon Valley Mall in Lebanon, Susquehanna Valley Mall in Selinsgrove, and Park City Center in Lancaster. Berks County residents recognized their local Boscov’s Travel branches as “Reader’s Choice” Travel Agency in Reading Eagle’s Reader’s Poll. Boscov’s Travel operates two offices in Berks County; Berkshire Mall in Wyomissing and Reading Mall in Exeter.
Reading, PA, June 12, 2017
Boscov’s Travel announced a donation of $970 to 2017 Relay for Life events. Raised by travel agents and corporate employees located at the organization’s headquarters within Boscov’s at the Reading Mall, the donation will be given to two teams in the local area during annual Relay for Life events for Exeter and Western Berks. The money is raised throughout the year during ‘Jeans Friday’ when employees make a $1 donation each week to Relay for Life to wear jeans to work.
“We are proud of our employees who make the choice to donate week after week to the local chapters of Relay for Life,” said Pat Cinfici, President of Boscov’s Travel. “Over the past three years, we have raised over $2,000 for Relay for Life efforts. I speak for our entire team when I say that we are happy to be able to support the local community that supports our business.”
Boscov’s Travel employees have been proactive in raising funds for cancer research and support. Employees from Reading, PA have raised funds and walked in the Susan G. Komen 3-day, and in 2013, employees raised $12,000 to provide medical support to a colleague with cancer. This is the third year that the company has offered ‘Jeans Friday.’ In total, $2,230 has been raised since implementing ‘Jeans Friday’ in 2015. Two Boscov’s Travel employees represent two local chapters of the organization and participated in the Relay for Life event in Exeter (this past weekend) and will participate in the Western Berks event on June 16th and 17th.