The Australian Federation of Travel Agents AFTA

first_imgThe Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) delivered an awards extravaganza on the weekend: the National Travel Industry Awards 2016 (NITA).Celebrated on Saturday 16 July, at The Pavilion Darling Harbour, the Gala Dinner recognised 38 travel industry individual and businesses who have been awarded for their excellence and contribution to the travel industry.Helloworld Limited was awarded Best Travel Agency Group and Best Non-Branded Travel Agency Group. Queanbeyan City Travel and Cruise was announced People’s Choice: Retail Travel Agency of the Year and George Hedley was awarded with the 2016 Emirates Travel Consultant Scholarship, to name a few.The full list of 2016 winners is available on the AFTA website here.The attending airline sponsors amazed guests with a number of ticket giveaways. Major sponsor Qantas, in partnership with American Airlines, gave two return business class flights. The Star Alliance network of 27 airlines delighted guests with more than 50 prizes in the napkin scratch and win promotion and Beverage Sponsor Air New Zealand wowed guests with an epic giveaway of 27 airlines tickets to celebrate their international flight routes.Tourism Fiji gave guests a warm welcome on Saturday evening and thanks to Emcee Sponsor Dubai Tourism, multi-awarding-winning journalist and TV personality, Anjali Rao, steered the proceedings with grandeur. Acclaimed performer and actor Johnny Ruffo delivered a high-energy performance thanks to Express Travel Group and guests’ celebrations continued into the early hours of the morning thanks to the Singapore Airlines After Party which was held at The Watershed, Darling Harbour.Jayson Westbury, AFTA Chief Executive said: “AFTA, together with our valued and important sponsors are very proud to have once again delivered such a spectacular event.”For the full list of NTIA sponsors click here.Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img

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