Airways ended the year on a high note with special tribute
being paid to travel agents in T&T.
On December 6, the airline hosted 15 of the countrys
top revenue producing travel agents at a Christmas Recognition
Awards Luncheon held at Melange Restaurant, Ariapita Avenue,
Lazzari and Sampson Travel Service was the first place winner
for Top Revenue Performance.
Other winners included Superb Travel Service, Global Travel
Service and First Class Travel Service.
The awards function is in keeping with British Airways
commitment to the travel industry in T&T and internationally.
BA recently announced that it will be starting its service
from Port-of-Spain to London Gatwick from March 28, 2007.
The airline has also signed a code share agreement with Caribbean
At Melange, the mood was definitely Christmas as the travel
agents and BA officials celebrated the successes of the past
The airlines district manager for T&T Marcelle Joseph
thanked the travel agents for their support to the airline
over the years.
She told them, In this dynamic and changing airline
industry, you are a crucial link between the airline and our
valued customersthe travelling public. British Airways
truly appreciates the work you do.
Joseph pointed to the role of the travel agent to make the
process of going on a trip whether for work or pleasure a
stress-free and memorable experience.
She added, Its not only about booking tickets
and searching for affordable prices, but also personalising
their services for the individual clients.
According to Joseph, The job of the travel agent has
grown and adapted to reflect the changes within the travel
industry, and to reflect the difference in the way people
think about travel.
Joseph promised agents that the airline will continue to partner
with them in servicing the customer.