London, 10 March 2015: Southall Travel received the “Best Overall Agent Award” for the year 2013-2014 from Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline. The award ceremony was held at the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel in London and was attended by senior representatives from a selection of the most popular travel companies and tour operators in the UK travel industry.
Collecting the award was the Managing Director of Southall Travel Group, Mr. Kuljinder Bahia, and was presented by the CEO of Jet Airways, Mr. Cramer Ball. Jet Airways’ General Manager UK and Ireland, Lydia Nazareth was also present at the ceremony.
Southall Travel Wins Jet Airways’ Best Overall Agent Award Yet Again
This is the seventh consecutive time the Buckinghamshire based Southall Travel has won the Jet Airways’ Best Overall Agent Award.
Mr Bahia expressed his delight at receiving the award. “We are proud of what our team has achieved. It is a special feeling to receive this award for the seventh consecutive time from Jet Airways. Jet is a major player in global air travel, and this award is a grand accolade for us”.
Along with Southall Travel, other noteworthy winners at the gala event were American Express Business Travel and Voyages Jules Verne; while Amex was adjudged the Leading UK TMC, Voyages Jules Verne was presented with the Leading Tour Operator award. Mr John Blackburn received the award for Amex, and Laura Kelly collected the trophy on behalf of Voyages Jules Verne.
As a customer focussed entity, Southall Travel has a business strategy to provide convenient, friendly and secure booking experience. With its buying power it is able to provide large discounts even during peak holiday seasons for top-rated destinations. The company, with its travel and technological expertise, also provides fast and reliable booking platforms for travellers, making it easy for people to navigate through its web and mobile sites.
About Jet Airways
One of India’s leading international airlines, Jet Airways has an extensive global route network that includes destinations in Europe, USA, Asia, Far East, Middle East etc. Jet Airways is based at Mumbai International Airport and has secondary hubs at Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru as well as a hub at Brussels, Belgium. Jet Airways operates from London Heathrow, with connections from UK airports and remains a choice carrier, particularly to destinations in Asia. Jet Airways is one of India’s most awarded airlines and has a young fleet of modern aircraft.
About Southall Travel
Southall Travel is a trusted brand in the travel industry. The company has a wide assortment of travel products that include affordable solutions for flights, holiday packages, hotels and ground arrangements. Southall Travel has an extensive network of suppliers, including the leading brands of airlines and hotels, allowing the company to present affordable flights and holidays to customers. Southall Travel has a dedicated staff of specialised travel consultants, who work 365 days of the year to serve its customers. Southall Travel is an ABTA member and all flight inclusive holidays booked with the company are protected under its ATOL licence.