By Sade Williams
BRITISH AIRWAYS (BA) recently brought together its top travel partners for appreciation and to say ‘Thank You’ with rewards to the top performing Nigerian travel agents in Lagos.
The event, which was hosted by British Airways’ trade sales manager for Nigeria, Ademola Sanya, was held to honour and appreciate top travel agents and also focus on updates on its products and services as well as new initiatives in service delivery and selling of BA products. It had in attendance, over one hundred top travel agents operating all over Nigeria.
Speaking at the event, the regional commercial manager for West Africa, Kola Olayinka said, “It is always an exciting time when we gather with our trade partners at events like these. It gives us the opportunity to discuss and interact with them, on our various offerings and how to better equip and serve them.”
Also commenting, Bernard Bankole, managing director, Finchglow Travels, and president, National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies (NANTA), commended the airline for remaining a strong leader in the aviation sector in the country and thanking them for the awards and the training session.
Winners that emerged from the award include, Finchglow Travel, which clinched the highest selling agent countrywide; and Quantum Travels, which bagged the award for the highest selling agent to the Unites States. Other agents who received awards and were highly commended by the British Airways management team were Traveltron, Reward Travels and HRG.
A raffle draw held at the event saw Bukky Akintobi, managing director of Bravo Alpha Travels, emerge the lucky winner of the raffle draw which won her a free business class ticket to London.