Pawtucket, RI (December 18, 2017) – Collette, guided travel company, announces that Dan Sullivan, Jr. CEO and President, has been awarded the 2017 Lifetime Achievement distinction from Travel Weekly, the travel industry’s trusted publication for travel professionals. Mr. Sullivan was honored for his commitment and extraordinary leadership which has spanned over the last four decades.

This award is granted to an individual who has gone above and beyond during his tenure with the organization. Dan’s expertise, passion, and compassion are the reasons Collette continues to grow. It’s his vision and commitment that inspires Collette employees to deliver the absolute best travel experience possible.

“Dan is not only an industry leader, but demonstrates it’s possible to simultaneously run a large business and set the highest standards for corporate responsibility to constituent communities,” said Arnie Weissmann, editor in chief of Travel Weekly. “Dan and his family not only support the area where Collette is headquartered in Rhode Island, but also the areas around the world where Collette brings travelers. When it comes to giving back, he sets the bar very high indeed.”

During the awards ceremony, which was attended by more than 1,000 people, Dan was honored with a congratulatory video from numerous partners among the travel industry as well as his wife and children.

About Collette

As the longest running tour operator in North America, Collette has been providing guided travel for 100 years. We offer trips on all seven continents, allowing guests to fulfill their deepest travel aspirations. As a family owned and operated business we consider our travelers to be our personal guests. We understand that each guest is unique so we offer a variety of travel styles, including small groups, single hotel stays, faith based experiences, river cruises, and rail journeys.

Media Contact:

Amelia Sugerman, Collette

Phone: 401.642.4521