Travel Counsellors joins Magellan and Travellers Choice as the newest travel agency group to sponsor the 2017 National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA) and the Best River Cruise Operator category.

According to the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA), Travel Counsellors’ decision to sponsor the annual industry evening illustrates the group’s “ongoing commitment to the travel industry”.

“We are extremely pleased to have the support of Travel Counsellors.”

Jayson Westbury, AFTA Chief Executive

“The home-based model has come a long way in recent years and fills an important need for consumers by providing access to professional travel planners at a time and place convenient to them.”

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Fred van Eijk, Acting Managing Director Travel Counsellors Australia described the NTIAs as an “important event” that the brand is “proud to sponsor”.

“With the travel industry experiencing rapid change, there’s never been a better time to come together to celebrate the achievements of professionals and organisations working within the industry we know and love,” he said.

“Sponsoring this event is just one way that Travel Counsellors contribute to the travel industry and we look forward to continuing to support events such as these in the future.”

Finalists in Travel Counsellors sponsored category of Best River Cruise Operator are ATP, Avalon Waterways, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection and Viking Cruises. Click here to check out the full list of finalists.

Are you attending this year’s NTIA evening?