Bonnie L. Todman named one of the 2008 Top Villa Rental Specialists by Condé Nast Traveler
Villa rental specialist demonstrates dedication, knowledge and expertise
St. Thomas, VI - December 19, 2008 -- McLaughlin Anderson Luxury Villas' top rental agent Bonnie L. Todman has been named one of the Top 50 Villa Rental Specialists by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. By combining first hand experience and years of knowledge, the villa rental specialists named to Condé Nast Traveler's 2008 Top Villa Rental Specialist List provide their clients with the most up-to-date, exclusive information out there. Out of thousands of candidates, 50 made the annual list.
"These villa rental specialists are best qualified to match our readers' expectations because of their competency, connections and well rounded business practices," said Condé Nast Traveler Consumer News Editor Wendy Perrin. "Not only do they have first hand knowledge of the properties they're recommending, but they speak the local language and time and again offer insider tips that you just can't get anywhere else."
Todman returned from the annual celebration in New York City having made new friends and met longtime industry friends. "I am honored to be recognized by Condé Nast Traveler for being one of the world's top villa rental specialists," said Bonnie. "Since joining the company in 2001, I have enjoyed the company of many individuals who share the same goal: to provide our guests with unforgettable nights in exceptional luxury villas."
Founded by Nancy M. Anderson in 1985, McLaughlin Anderson Luxury Villas is based on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands and offers luxury villa rentals in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and Grenada, as well as The Ritz-Carlton ClubÂ® Residences and Suites on St. Thomas. The company maintains a web site featuring live availability and virtual tours at www.mclaughlinanderson.com.
Each year, Condé Nast Traveler Consumer News Editor Wendy Perrin leads a team of editors in evaluating applicants. Listed villa specialists have undergone a rigorous screening process that includes a 47-question application with sample house books and client references, then continues with phone interviews and, in most cases, road-testing by Condé Nast Traveler staff. Perrin receives hundred of letters annually from around the world reporting back on the properties that were recommended by these specialists, and you can read the most recent ones on Wendy Perrin's blog at perrinpost.com.
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