For the eighth consecutive year, Delta has been named the Most Admired Airline and Overall Most Admired Supplier in The Beat Readers' Choice Awards. Delta's S.V.P. — Global Sales, Bob Somers, and V.P. — Sales Operations and Development, Kristen Shovlin, received the awards for Delta at the 12th annual The Beat Live conference today in New York.
"On behalf of our entire team, I want to thank the readers of The Beat for again recognizing Delta," Bob said. "We are passionate about providing you the exceptional reliability, products and service you deserve, and we'll never stop working to earn your trust and your business. I also want to thank Delta's 80,000 employees for setting Delta apart from the competition, each and every day."
The annual The Beat Readers' Choice Awards are based on a reader poll that asks participants to choose the brand that they "most admire for its policies, management style and service for business clients" in six supplier categories (Airline, Hotel, Car Rental, Travel Management Company, Travel Technology, Payment System) in addition to an overall Supplier of the Year.
The Beat has over 10,000 subscribers consisting of senior-level travel executives from travel management companies, airlines, hotels, technology companies, expense and payment companies as well as corporate travel buyers, consultants and industry analysts.