Dav El's Levine Given Award Recognized for Dedication and Commitment to Business Travel Industry

CAPTION: (L to R) Scott Solombrino, president & CEO, Dav El; Bob Levine, director of sales- New England, Dav El, and Kevin Maguire, president of National Business Travel Association.


(Press Release) - Sep 11, 2009 - Chelsea, Massachusetts- The Chapter Presidents Council of the National Business Travel Association's (NBTA} gave Bob Levine, Dav El Chauffeured Transportation Network's director of sales- New England, its Business Travel Professional Service Award. Levine received his award on August 22, 2009, just prior to NBTA's 2009 International Convention and Exposition in San Diego.

Presented yearly, the award pays tribute to those who have shown a continued dedication and commitment to the business travel industry."I am extremely honored to be given such an award," said Levine. "My participation with the New England Chapter of NBTA (NEBTA) is a rewarding experience for me personally and professionally. Being recognized like this by my peers is icing on the cake and a humbling experience. I remain committed to both NEBTA and NBTA as I continue my ride in this industry."

Levine has more than 20 years of experience spanning the areas of upscale ground transportation services, business travel management, and travel technology. An industry leader and advocate, he is past treasurer and president, as well as current chairman of the board for NEBTA. Levine also serves on the board of directors and as secretary for the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is a longstanding member of Meeting Professionals International, SKAL International, Massachusetts Lodging Association, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Boston Concierge Association. Levine's association with Dav El spans over 16 years.

"Bob's commitment to his local chapter as well as his ongoing support to NBTA on the national level means more to me than I can say, and I congratulate him on this well-deserved award," said Kevin Maguire, president of NBTA. The organization connects the business travel world, promotes the value of business travel management, and serves as the authoritative voice of the business travel community. NBTA represents over 4,000 corporate travel managers and travel service providers who collectively manage and direct more than $200 billion of expenditures within the business travel industry, primarily for fortune 1000 companies.

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The Dav El Chauffeured Transportation Network, headquartered near Boston, is the largest privately owned chauffeured vehicle services company in the U.S. and provides quality and professional ground transportation in over 550 cities throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Founded in 1966, Dav El operates over 14,600 deluxe stretch limousines, luxury sedans, executive vans, and buses, and offers a full range of ground transportation services and capabilities. The Dav El Worldwide Reservations System facilitates around-the-clock ground transportation reservations in most cities throughout the world.

Visit the Dav El website at www.davel.com.