Shape Awards
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Amadeus Shape Awards recognises top industry partners throughout Southern Africa

Amadeus Southern Africa’s Shape Awards celebrated its 10th anniversary recognising travel industry partners who have worked with the technology provider to shape the future of travel in the region.

The award winners celebrated at a glittering gala ceremony have partnered with Amadeus to make a tangible difference in time and money savings through the use of Amadeus star-rated solutions.


Partnership Award: Customer Service Centre

Platinum: Archie Modiba

Gold: Lisa Bennet

Silver: Lisa Mayer


Performance Award: Footprint and Development

Botswana: AT & T Travel

Mauritius: Atom Travel

Mauritius: Silverwings Travel

Mozambique: Quinta Essencia

Namibia: Trip Travel

South Africa: Industrial Development Corporation

Zambia: Mukwa Travel

Zambia: Juls Travel

Zimbabwe: Premier Travel


Performance Award – Independent Travel Consultant

Platinum: Arthur Zia-Fei of Sino-Nam Travel

Gold: Susan Williams-Knill of Susans Travel

Silver: Jilly Kunert of Tida Travel


Performance Award – Airlines

Wendy Clausen: Comair

Rosalia Ryan: Emirates Airlines

Joao Regal: South African Airways


Excellence Award – Solutions

Hilke Desmarais: 360 Degrees (South Africa)

Lilanie Kruger: Execucor Travel (South Africa)

Gilberta Saraivade Carvalho: Intours (Angola)

Tanya Kite: Thompsons Travel (South Africa)

Yvette Hopkins: Tourvest (South Africa)


Performance Award – SMMEs

Platinum: Sirius Travel

Gold: AI Kajee Travel

Silver: Travel Leaders


Performance Award – Large Travel Management

Platinum: American Express Marine & Offshore

Gold: STA Travel

Silver: Sure Royal Travel


Performance Award – Tour Operator

Platinum: Thompsons Holidays

Gold: Harvey World Holiday Travel

Silver: The Holiday Factory


Performance Award – Online

Platinum: Travelstart

Gold: Wings Travel Management

Silver: Thompsons Travel


Tour Operator Technology Award

Winner: Beachcomber Tours South Africa


Shape the Future of Travel

Winner: Mary Shilleto


Innovation Award – Travel Management

Platinum: Tourvest Travel Services

Gold: Wings Corporate Travel


Andy Hedley, Amadeus Southern Africa GM thanked all the nominees and winners for their support in helping Amadeus shape the travel industry. “We know relationships are built on various pillars, customer centricity, hard work and of course recognition, which we hope is extended through initiatives like our Shape Awards.”