A Lubbock-based travel agency received an excellence award from American Express this week.

National Travel Systems is one of 25 agencies selected by the company for the American Express Representative Excellence Award for 2014.

President of National Travel Systems Richard A. Cooper said in a press release, “this outstanding award and achievement was based on our top performance in the network, leadership in the travel community and continued commitment and representation to the pillars of the American Express Brand.”

National Travel is headquartered on South Loop 289 near Quaker Ave.