Accra, April 18, GNA – Lufthansa German Airline has awarded its travel agents for their support for the year 2012.
At a Lunch and Award ceremony held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Mr. Kevin Markette, Managing Director of Lufthansa Ghana said, the award was to thank the agents for their contribution to the success of Lufthansa’s business in Ghana for the year under review.
He noted that although 2012 was a challenging year for the airline’s global business, its Ghana market performed well, recording higher revenue in spite of reduced capacity. ‘This is a testament to the efforts of our travel agents’ he stated.
Mr. Markette pledged the airline’s continued commitment to the Ghanaian market, adding that it would continue to be innovative and to deliver on its brand promise of value for money, individual caring, quality promise and leadership.
Two categories of awards were presented – the top ten awards for the travel agents and six special awards for other agents who were not part of the top ten but who had contributed to Lufthansa’s business growth.
Sunlife Travel Tours Limited won the award for Top Agent for the year 2012, receiving a plaque and a citation. Stellar Travel won the first runner up award while Doscar Travel and Tours Limited won the second runner up.
Other winners, who were awarded for outstanding support to Lufthansa, were Euro Tour Ghana Limited, Journeymax Travel, Satguru Travel and Tours, Travel Zone Limited, Venture-G Travel and Yoshiken Travel and Tours.
The six special awards were presented to Expert Travel, Travel Matters Limited and Graceland Travel and Tours Limited, Land Tours Ghana Limited for best premium sales growth, Litina Travel and Tours Limited for best overall growth and Travel Bureau Limited for Best growth in North America.
Mr. Mike Banful, Executive Director of Sunlife Travel Tours Limited, thanked Lufthansa on behalf of the agents and pledged their commitment to continue partnering with the airline to boost its sales.