SOURCE: Sundance Vacations
WILKES-BARRE, PA–(Marketwire – October 4, 2010) – According to Inc. 500/5000, Sundance Vacations is the fastest-growing travel company in Pennsylvania for the 2nd consecutive year. While Sundance Vacations ranked #3,190 on the Inc. 500/5000 list, no other Pennsylvania travel business ranked higher than our Wilkes-Barre based wholesale travel company. Compared to travel companies on a national level, Sundance Vacations is the #16 fastest growing company in the travel category.
The company improved their ranking over 1500 spots from last year’s ranking of #4,718. Sundance Vacations President John Dowd said, “Our employees’ confidence in the company is a powerful asset that resulted in Sundance Vacations earning a designation on the Inc. 500/5000 fastest growing companies list for 2010.”
Five executives from the company attended the Inc. 5000 Conference during the weekend of October 2nd. At the conference, Sundance Vacations was honored along with the rest of the Inc. 5000 list.
At the conference, the group was welcomed by President Clinton via video. President Clinton encouraged the attendees to consider mentoring small business startups in underserved areas. The US Trade Ambassador for the Obama administration, Ambassador Kirk, also spoke during the event. He applauded the companies in the room and encouraged everyone to globalize because 95% of the world’s consumers live outside the United States.
Sundance Vacations took the stage on Saturday Night to accept the Inc. 5000 award. Along with the company placing 16th overall in the Travel Industry Category, the company had a growth rate of 62%. Founder Tina Dowd said, “The group of entrepreneurs that make up the fastest growing companies in America are hopeful, forward thinkers and filled with optimism so it’s no accident that the Inc 500/5000 conference re-energizes me. We’re honored to make the 2010 Inc 5000 list with a three year growth rate of 63%.”
About Sundance Vacations:
Sundance Vacations is a national travel company that specializes in wholesale vacation accommodations. The company is headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and maintains offices in six other locations including; Rockaway, NJ; Princeton, NJ; King of Prussia, PA; Harrisburg, PA; Downers Grove, IL, and Brookfield, WI. Sundance Vacations is a highly rated member of the better business bureau, placed in the Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania by Best Companies Group for four consecutive years, and 17th Best Place to Work out of 30 finalist companies from the Best Place to Work Illinois program.
264 Highland Park Blvd.
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