Wednesday, June 26, 2013


Seattle Business Magazine Recognizes TCS on the List of Top Employers in the State

(TRAVPR.COM) USA - June 21st, 2013 - Seattle, WA — TCS & Starquest Expeditions, the world leader in private jet travel, is pleased to announce that the company has been named as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Washington State by Seattle Business Magazine. The award recognizes Washington companies that set the standard for leadership, strong benefits, ideal work environment, innovative training, and happiest employees, among other criteria.

“Our employees are the heart of our organization and the biggest reason for our success over the years,” commented Shelley Cline, President of TCS & Starquest Expeditions. “It is because of their dedication, passion, and expertise that we are able to deliver the best private jet and expedition travel experience in the industry.”

The award ceremony took place on the evening of June 20, 2013, at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Washington. TCS was named to the 8th place in the category of Companies with Corporate Headquarters outside of Washington and was the only travel business on the entire list. This is the first year that TCS has been nominated for and received an award by Seattle Business Magazine.

"One of the unique benefits of working for our company is the opportunity to travel to some amazing places such as Rwanda, the Maldives, Botswana, and Burma, just to name a few,” continued Cline. “In turn, the first-hand destination knowledge gained by the employee benefits the company and our guests, which creates a win-win situation for everyone.”

TCS & Starquest Expeditions' flagship program is an Around-the-World journey by private jet. Priced from $67,950 per person, the three week itinerary makes stops in iconic destinations such as Machu Picchu, Easter Island, the Taj Mahal, and Fez, Morocco. The company also partners with National Geographic and the Four Seasons for exclusive private-label jet programs.

For more information about TCS & Starquest Expeditions, to make a reservation, or to request a brochure please call 1-800-454-4149 or visit For daily updates on this and other TCS expeditions, please follow the TCS travel blog at or at

About TCS & Starquest Expeditions:

For more than 20 years, TCS & Starquest Expeditions has operated over 200 innovative journeys to legendary places by private jet, with an emphasis on in-depth educational experiences and highly personalized services. TCS & Starquest Expeditions is also committed to enhancing the environmental, social, economic and educational conditions of the places and people visited. TCS & Starquest Expeditions is a part of the TUI Travel® Group of companies, the world's leading international leisure travel organization.