Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited Awarded “Agency of Excellence”

June 18, 2018 – Cedar Rapids, Iowa Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited was awarded the “Agency of Excellence” by Travel Leaders Network at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 18.


Agency owners Duane and Anne Jasper received the award as they were attending the five-day EDGE (Educate, Discover, Gather, Evolve) Conference hosted by Travel Leaders Network. The conference featured educational workshops, professional development sessions, technology showcases and captivating guest speakers.


The growth-focused and coveted award honors only 25 of the highest qualifying agencies recognizing the pinnacle of leadership and business success among 7,000 travel agencies.


“We are honored to have received the “Agency of Excellence” award this year in particular as we are celebrating the Year of the Travel Agent,” Owner/CEO Duane Jasper exclaimed. “A heartfelt thank you goes out to all of our clients and capable staff. We owe this award to all of those who have supported us for over 34 years.”


To earn the “Agency of Excellence” distinction, each Travel Leaders agency is scored in multiple categories that reflect business growth, utilization of marketing programs to effectively reach local consumers, participation in key training programs to enhance service to their clients, participation in local and national business networking meetings and their overall promotion of the Travel Leaders brand.


Also honored at the conference was vacation travel specialist Kelsey Gerhold, who graduated from the Active & Adventure Specialist program through Travel Leaders Network.



About Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited

Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited is privately owned and operated with offices in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa and is dedicated to helping clients with their travel needs. Founded more than three decades ago, Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited assists travelers with corporate travel programs, incentive travel programs, vacations, destination weddings, honeymoons and guided tours. For more information on Travel Leaders / Destinations Unlimited, visit or call (319) 393-1359.