The 2016 Magellan Travel Group Annual Member Awards were held on Friday evening as part of the group’s annual conference at The Hilton in Auckland – And KarryOn was there to join in the celebrations.
This year’s Gala Awards night, sponsored by The Travel Corporation, Qantas, American Airlines and Leading Hotels of the World was Emcee’d by the energy bunny and self proclaimed ‘Mistress of ceremonies’ that is Catriona Rowntree with musical accompaniment from a live jazz band.
Andrew Macfarlane, Kevin Dale, Catriona Rowntree, Andrew Jones, Trevor Jones, Penny Spencer & Carl Buerckner
The event was the finale of the Magellan Members conference, held this year in an an offshore destination for the first time in the groups eight year history and included around 200 frocked up members and suppliers up in attendance.
All of the Magellan Travel Group award winners also received the added bonus of getting to jet off on the annual ‘Magellan CEO Journey’, which this year is an all expenses 5 star trip to Dubai flying up the front with Emirates. Oh yes please!
Cue lots of ooh’s and ahh’s and even more anticipation at who would be winning and getting to go.
And the winners were…
Rising Star of The Year Award
Leisure Travel Consultant of the year
Corporate Consultant of the year (Joint winners)
Trevor Jones True Spirit of Magellan Award
The Top supplier sellers 2016
Qantas Hols/Viva/Rail Plus – Andrew Zegelin, Travel Centre Bendigo
APT – Rita Carlini, Geelong Travel
Globus Family of Brands – Nathan Darke, Andrew Jones Travel
Insight Vacations – Cathie Rice Travel, Cathie Rice
Trafalgar – Jenny Paige, Kings Tours
KarryOn congratulates all the winners!
The night kicked on well into the wee hours with an after party sponsored by Star Alliance at Bar Euro in the Viaduct area. No doubt there some very sore heads heading back Trans Tasman on Saturday afternoon.
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