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Leading entertainment and sports travel specialist Stage and Screen is celebrating today, after being name the ‘Best Corporate Travel Agency – Multi Location’ in the National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) on Saturday night.
The NTIA accolades are considered the travel industry’s most important awards night recognising corporate, specialist and leisure travel businesses for service excellence.
General Manager for Stage and Screen, Tiziano Galipo, said the team was delighted to have won the award following a strong year of growth and high client retention rates.
“This is exciting news for the business and all of our teams including our travel managers, account managers, sales and product teams, technology and support staff who have all worked so hard throughout the year,” Tiziano said.
“We’ve been specifically focusing on strategies to improve our client retention rate, which is currently the highest of all the businesses throughout Flight Centre Travel Group’s corporate division.
“We’ve achieved this by having a strong approach to account management and ensuring clients’ needs are met. We’re continually looking for new opportunities for our customers to contain costs and get the best value from their spend on travel.
“Our business’ strong market position has also been fortified with a sales team that is dedicated to our core areas of travel management specialisation. Our entire service offering and the skillset of our people are acutely tailored to meet the specific travel needs of clients that work across TV and production, sport; creative industries, music, touring, performing arts and film.”
Tiziano congratulated his team on their commitment and dedication to their clients and said the award was worthy recognition of their contribution to the business.
In addition to Stage’s win, Flight Centre Travel Group’s (FCTG) corporate division had a number of finalists in this year’s NTIA awards. This included Corporate Traveller, which was a finalist in the Best Travel Agency Corporate – Multi Location, FCM Travel Solutions – a finalist in the Best National Travel Management Company category and Travel Club, which was a finalist in the Best Travel Agency Retail – Multi Location.
FCTG’s Flight Centre brand also took out the Best Travel Agency Group – 50 stores or more category.