Toni Goss Honored at 2019 STAR Awards

Toni Goss was honored at the 18th Annual Sandals Travel Agency Recognition Awards in  Beaches Turks and Caicos. Toni received the STAR ward for Outstanding Achievement – Social Media. This award is 1 of 11 awards in the World Wide Awards category and reflects her support and dedication to the brand over the years. Toni was surprised by the award, and grateful for the recognition. She is passionate about promoting all things Sandals and Beaches, and enjoys being an active participating member of the Sandals online community. Previous awards include the Sandals Spirit Award in 2015.

Established in 2002, Sandals® Resorts created the S.T.A.R. Awards to recognize top travel agents and their agencies, while also showcasing the latest and greatest resort products and on-island attractions for guests. This year’s event was attended by 560 travel advisors and companions from the United States, Canada, Latin America and the United Kingdom plus dignitaries. Absolute Vacations was represented at the event by Toni Goss, Sara Sorrells, and Debbie Stephens. Sponsors also included TravelAgent, travelweekly, Air Canada Vacations, American Airlines, Report and LADEVI.

The 4 day event was hosted at beautiful Beaches Turks and Caicos located on Grace Bay and ranked 1 of the top ten diving destinations in the world.

 Their stay was filled with events: Welcome party, concert by Roman Vigo, wedding workshop, catamaran cruise, STAR awards Gala, *Sandals Foundation Holiday Party (with children from local schools attending) and country singer Chris Lane. Outside of the scheduled events they had the opportunity to experience several of the 24 dining options and they say the Mac and cheese truck was  a favorite along with the Jerk shack. Accommodations were located in the Italian Village with a walkout room and spectacular Oceanview. Beaches Turks & Caicos offers 758 rooms in 4 villages French, Italian, Caribbean and Key West which offers 3 and 4 bedroom villas. Truly something for everyone of every age. Adult only dinning, the water park, Sesame Street live parade, the Pub, Club Liquid, and 12 miles of amazing beach. 

*The Sandals Foundation is a non-profit organization launched in March 2009 to help Sandals Resorts International continue to make a difference in the lives of our people. They are committed to investments that create a positive and sustainable impact on their communities and surrounding. They work closely with their neighbors, civic leaders, team members and travelers and partners to harness resources, energy, skills and passion in their lasting commitment to the Caribbean.