Sheraton Sand Key Resort receives Delta Vacations’ 2016 Quality Assurance Award

Clearwater – Oct. 5, 2016 – Sheraton Sand Key Resort was recently announced as one of the winners of the 2016 Quality Assurance Award by Delta Vacations during a private luncheon held at Delta Vacations University, the company’s annual travel agency educational and networking event.

The Quality Assurance Award is an annual recognition program created by Delta Vacations to honor the company’s top partners that are providing outstanding quality and service excellence to its mutual customers. Each year, the company recognizes qualifying hotels, destination management companies and rental car agencies in the United States and across the globe, out of the more than 4,000 partners offered by Delta Vacations. This year, Sheraton Sand Key Resort was among an elite group of 202 hotels, 21 destination management companies and three car rental companies that earned the award designation.

“We’re proud to work with hospitality partners that continuously strive to deliver the very best service and the Delta Vacations’ Difference each and every day,” said John Caldwell, Delta Vacations president. “They prioritize service excellence in their business, and we want to recognize them for the impact that they make with our customers and their vacation experience.”

The 2016 Quality Assurance Award was earned by companies that partner with Delta Vacations and achieved the following criteria:
• 99 percent customer satisfaction
• 99 percent product performance (no involuntary relocations)
• A minimum of 100 bookings annually

A complete list of the 2016 Quality Assurance Award winners can be found here:

About Sheraton Sand Key Resort – The Sheraton Sand Key Resort is located on a 10-mile-long private white sand beach in Clearwater, FL. Boasting a breathtaking beachfront pool providing a sun-baked escape overlooking the azure Gulf of Mexico with world class fitness and entertainment. The Sheraton Sand Key also has been chosen as one of the top 2016 Favorites by Family Vacation Critic, received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award and has won a Golden Spoon Award five consecutive years for Chef John Harris and the team at Rusty’s Bistro. For more information, visit

About Delta Vacations – Delta Vacations, the official vacation provider of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), offers travel agents convenient, one-stop shopping for custom-created vacation packages that bundle flights aboard Delta and its strategic partners – Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, KLM and Virgin Atlantic – with stays at more than 4,000 hotels and resorts in more than 250 of the world’s top leisure destinations. The company also offers rental cars and hundreds of exciting activities, tours and excursions that can be added to vacation packages. Delta Vacations has earned numerous industry awards including Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards in 2014 and 2015. Delta Vacations is managed by MLT Vacations, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta. For more information, travel agents can visit and Twitter @MLTVacationsPR.