November babies cutting cake with Antoine and Mathieu
November babies cutting cake with Antoine and Mathieu
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Amadeus officially launched the Live Travel Space in Kenya during a prestigious Agents Awards Ceremony in Nairobi.

During the Awards Ceremony, Amadeus thanked customers for their unwavering support over the years. “Our industry has seen some turbulent times, but our customers have come through and supported us. We see you and we don’t take you for granted,” was the message Amadeus conveyed.

Awards display at Live Travel Space Awards
Awards display at Live Travel Space Awards

Travel agents were rewarded in a number of different categories:

The Shape Master Award

This Award celebrates agencies that have adopted solutions that push for efficiency and quality compliance leading to GDS best practice, a reduction in GDS wastage and reduction in ADMs: (Master Pricer Expert, Offers, Customer Profiles)

The award went to: HOLIDAY BAZAAR

The Non-Air Expert Award

This Award recognises agencies that have diversified their offering by adopting Amadeus non air-solutions in line with Amadeus’ objective to grow this channel.

The award went to: MUTHAIGA TRAVEL

Antoine Medawar speech at Live Travel Space Awards
Antoine Medawar speech at Live Travel Space Awards

The Trailblazer Award

This Award recognises agencies that showed initiative and were bold enough to adopt Amadeus’ new value add solutions. These agencies provided valuable feedback to Amadeus during and after the pilot tests. (Amadeus Link, RTS, Price Scanner)

The award went to: TIMELESS TRAVEL

The Techie Award

The Techie Award is for agencies that have demonstrated a clear digital focus, and are continuously striving to achieve excellence through the adoption of Amadeus’ online tools and solutions (Amadeus SBT, Business Intelligence, Mobile Traveller)

The award went to: TRAVELSHOPPE

Mathieu Dutrisac speech at Live Travel Space Awards
Mathieu Dutrisac speech at Live Travel Space Awards

The ICT Excellence Award

This award celebrates agencies that have embraced and invested in their ICT through cloud computing, network security, inter branch connectivity etc.

The award went to: MUTHAIGA TRAVEL

The Eco Warrior Award

This award recognises agencies that have intentionally embraced environmental initiatives which resonate with Amadeus’ global values on environmental preservation and sustainability

The award went to: UNIGLOBE LET’S GO TRAVEL

The Compliance Award

The award went to: INCENTIVE TRAVEL

Award winners with Antoine and Mathieu
Award winners with Antoine and Mathieu

Amadeus Shujaa

This is an individual award that recognises Amadeus champions for their efforts to help both new and existing Amadeus users to adopt the solutions by going the extra mile to provide feedback and assistance through our Champions’ Whatsapp Group

The award went to: Vincent Kimani

New Business Award

Amadeus also wanted to recognise the performance of our newest customers who have joined us this year.

The award went to: WHISKED AWAY TRAVELS LTD.

Award winners with Antoine and Mathieu fireworks
Award winners with Antoine and Mathieu fireworks

Amadeus also handed out awards based on commercial performance:

Most Improved Award

This award went to agencies in the different segments who have recorded significant growth especially in light of the challenges of last year.

The award for Most Improved Micro SME went to: PORTMAN TRAVEL

Special mention went to KAYLAN TOURS AND TRAVEL

The award for Most Improved SME went to: Zijing Great Wall

The award for Most Improved Large Account went to: African Touch Safaris

Highest Producer Award

As the name suggests, this award recognises the top producers in each segment

The award for Highest Producer Micro SME went to: TAIPAN VACATIONS & TRAVEL

The award for Highest Producer SME went to: TRAVELSHOPPE LIMITED

The award for Highest Producer Large Account went to: MUTHAIGA TRAVEL

Amadeus EA team with Antoine Medawar
Amadeus EA team with Antoine Medawar
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