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Add one more award to Ellen Paderson and her Smiles and Miles Travel trophy wall.

AIC Hotel Group— known for resorts that offer first-quality vacation experiences—recognized Smiles and Miles Travel, Inc., based in South Easton, for outstanding achievement at their Second Annual Showstopper Awards ceremony recently held at UNICO 20?87? at Hotel Riviera Maya, Cancun, Mexico. With over 150 travel partners in attendance, Smiles and Miles Travel took home the prestigious 2016 Platinum Sales Award.

Reserved for top producers who exemplify excellence in every facet of production for the company’s properties, Showstopper Awards acknowledge the company’s Tour Operator, Online Travel Agency and Travel Agent partners throughout the US and Canada for client referrals to all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotels in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.

“AIC Hotel Group, which spearheads sales and marketing efforts for luxury resort properties in Florida, Mexico and throughout the Caribbean, works closely with travel partners like Smiles and Miles, a critical part of the company’s growth and success,” says Ash Tembe, AIC’s VP of sales. “Their dedication to our hotels is widely acknowledged and valued and we look forward to many more years working together.” 

Smiles and Miles Travel is a full-service travel agency specializing in family vacations, bar/bat mitzvah vacations, cruises, and destination weddings and honeymoons.  Now in her 25th year in the travel industry, Ellen Paderson attributes her success to a personal touch, treating clients the way she likes to be treated.

Paderson has served on the Editorial Advisory Board of Travel Market Report and has been featured in numerous media including USA Today.  This year, for the fifth consecutive yeas, she was honored as an Elite top travel professional in North America by the Network of Entrepreneurs Selling Travel (NEST), a marketing organization that includes many of the world’s most highly-rated travel consultants.