Top performing booking travel agents and agencies who aced the Preferred Agent Saint Lucia Specialist [PASS] education and training programme have been presented with their Piton Awards.

The winning agents successfully completed a four step programme to become part of the Piton Awards programme. The top sellers were recognized monthly and at the end of the year the greatest scoring agents and agencies qualified for the Piton Awards.

They were flown to Saint Lucia from June 9th to 13th to experience Saint Lucia’s adventurous side through a variety of land and sea based excursions. The agents also receive a real taste of the island through planned culinary activities at leading island resorts.

The top winners from across Canada and the United States were honored at the second annual Piton Award Creole Carnival Gala which took place at on Saturday June 11th at Sandals Halcyon.


The winners are:


Pauline Blacoe of Shine Travel.Ca

Cathy Wassermann of Wasserman Retreats –

Vision Travel

Nancy Miklian of Travel Sensations

(Downtown) Inc.

Joanne Sammut of Cruise Holidays of


Summer Harris of Flight Center Summerhill


USA Midwest

Nancy Finn of Island Getaways LLC

Niki Rakowitz of CARE Travel

Lisa Hoppe of Lisa Hoppe Travel

Scott Jones of EZTravel Pad

Janis Anne Murzanski of

Janis Anne Travel Inc.

USA Mid-Atlantic

Mark Hennigan of Dreamers Travel

Jennifer Doncsecz of VIP Vacations

Sally Jane Smith of Travel Smith

Thomas Varghese of Travel Tom

Sue Oschanski of Honeymoon Expo Center

USA Northeast

Veronica Kastukevich of

Custom Travel

Carolyn Waffle of

Carolyn Waffle Certified Travel

Laura Felgate of

Exclusively Honeymoons

Susan Lange of Travel Solutions

Janet Simicic of

Ship to Shore Travel

USA West Coast

Kari Mollan of Stellar Travel

Molly Sumption of

Molly’s Caribbean LLC

Penny Sheldon of

Penny Sheldon Travel

USA South-East South-West

Steve Simmons (Megan Whelan) on Steve’s behalf

Honeymoons Inc.

Debra Helms of Roatan Charter Inc.

Lynn Thomas of

Alpha World Travel

Dawn Grey of4 moons Travel

Terry Heck of Terrys Travel

The overall top selling Travel agent for Canada