Menu More MORE
Roadside... Roadside Assistance

AAA Travel Announces Top Agent Awards

Rhonda Bartnikowski and Bill Sutherland

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., (November 4, 2014) - Rhonda Bartnikowski, a 19-year veteran of the travel industry and an agent with AAA Tidewater Virginia, based in Williamsburg, VA, won four of AAA Travel's Superlative Awards, announced at AAA’s annual travel conference in Orlando, FL.  Bartnikowski's awards were presented for Highest Overall Sales Volume, Highest Revenue Produced, Highest Preferred Partner Cruise Sales and Highest Preferred Partner Tour Sales, AAA Travel says.

“Rhonda is our all-around top-performing agent this year, a result of remarkable sales levels but even more importantly, steadfast commitment to our members,” said Bill Sutherland, senior vice president, AAA Travel Services and Publishing.

Bartnikowski attributed her success to a focus on building a bond of trust with members, leading to repeat and referral business. She also said she relies on a wealth of product information and destination expertise, helping her provide members a comprehensive, high level of service. “Rhonda represents the very best in quality and service for the travel industry,” stated Judy Ocasio, Vice President of Travel and Branch Operations for AAA Tidewater.

AAA Travel’s Superlative Awards are based on agents’ leisure travel productivity and leisure group sales between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014.

Thousands of agents were eligible for the awards, and AAA clubs nominated 33 of their top achievers for the 2014 awards.

As part of North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA Tidewater Virginia provides its more than 325,000 members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding AAA Tidewater Virginia has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers.  For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at or on Facebook at


CST 1016202-80 Copyright © Tidewater Automobile Association of Virginia, Incorporated. All Rights Reserved.
AAA Tidewater Virginia is a member club affiliated with the American Automobile Association (AAA) national federation and serves members in the Tidewater Virginia region (All Hampton Roads cities, including Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg; Virginia's Eastern Shore; as well as the following counties: Greensville, Surry, Brunswick, Isle of Wight, Gloucester, Lancaster, Middlesex, Richmond County, Southampton, Sussex, Mecklenburg, James City County, York, Lunenburg, Essex, King & Queen, Mathews, Northumberland, and Westmoreland).