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Magellan Masquerade ball sparks mask drought, woman discards shoe

Daisy Melwani

There were plenty of Cinderella’s in the crowd, and even a couple of Prince Charming’s made the effort to dress up at the Magellan Travel Group masquerade themed gala awards night, a suitable close for a successful AGM.

At a ratio of 50/50 Magellan members to suppliers, the 300-strong crowd agreed the night was a roaring success, but the winners undoubtedly had the most reason to celebrate.

The evening, sponsored by Qantas Airways and The Travel Corporation, included awards for Magellan top sellers for specific supplier awards, as well as Magellan’s own achievement and recognition awards for its members.

WA’s Champagne Travel agent Brooke Crees was named Rookie of the Year, while Diane Rawlings of where2travel in VIC took home the coveted gong of Leisure Travel Consultant of the Year. NWS Spencer Travel Group, Belinda Ward was awarded Corporate Travel Consultant of the Year.

Aside from the honours, the three will travel with Magellan CEO Andrew Macfarlane and GA’s Ian Murton to Bali for a luxury six-star long weekend getaway courtesy of Garuda Indonesia and Garuda Orient Holidays.

Winners of the supplier awards included:

Insight Vacations – Crandon Keddie, Cathie Rice Travel
Air NZ – Kay Franklin, The Travel Agency
Traflagar – Liesl Visage, Benalla Travel
APT – Jenny Kater, Coopers Travel

INSIGHT AWARD - JOHN BOULDING, JOOST TIMMER, CRANDON KEDDIE, CATHIE RICE TRAVEL, DAVID FARRAR, ANDREW MACFARLANE
INSIGHT AWARD – JOHN BOULDING, JOOST TIMMER, CRANDON KEDDIE, CATHIE RICE TRAVEL, DAVID FARRAR, ANDREW MACFARLANE
MAGELLAN ROOKIE OF THE YEAR WINNER BROOKE CREES CHAMPAGNE TRAVEL
MAGELLAN ROOKIE OF THE YEAR WINNER BROOKE CREES CHAMPAGNE TRAVEL
Malaysia Airlines frocks up!
Malaysia Airlines frocks up!
KAY FRANKLIN ANZ WINNER WITH ROSS GALLAGHER
KAY FRANKLIN AirNZ WINNER WITH ROSS GALLAGHER

GALA -

TRAFALGAR AWARD WINNER LIESL VISAGE, MATT-CAMERON SMITH, ANDREW MACFARLANE
TRAFALGAR AWARD WINNER LIESL VISAGE, MATT-CAMERON SMITH, ANDREW MACFARLANE
Magellan Directors & Travel Corporation
Magellan Directors & Travel Corporation
MAGELLAN LEISURE CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR DIANE RAWLINGS
MAGELLAN LEISURE CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR DIANE RAWLINGS, (accepted by Steve Bouyer of where2travel, VIC) with Beanca, & Ian from Garuda & Andrew Macfarlane
APT AWARD - SUSAN HABERLEY, JENNY KATER COOPERS TRAVEL, ANDREW MACFARLANE
APT AWARD – SUSAN HABERLEY, JENNY KATER COOPERS TRAVEL, ANDREW MACFARLANE
MAGELLAN CORPORATE AGENT OF THE YEAR BELINDA WARD SPENCER TRAVEL
MAGELLAN CORPORATE AGENT OF THE YEAR BELINDA WARD SPENCER TRAVEL
ANDREW & JONATHAN BEST DRESSED WINNERS
ANDREW CROSS & JONATHAN DONOLEY WINGS AWAY TRAVEL – BEST DRESSED WINNERS (DRIVEAWAY AWARD)
Earlier in the day at the Magellan Supplier Showcase, Andrew Jones was seen testing Qantas' Business Class seats.
Earlier in the day at the Magellan Supplier Showcase, Andrew Jones was seen testing Qantas’ Business Class seats.
MAGELLAN SUPPLIER SHOWCASE CAPTAINS CHOICE DAN AND BAS WITH WINNER EMMA WHITING[1]
MAGELLAN SUPPLIER SHOWCASE CAPTAINS CHOICE DAN AND BAS WITH WINNER EMMA WHITING
AGELLAN SUPPLIER SHOWCASE WINNER CATHERINE STONE WINS CHIMU GALAPAGOS CRUISE WITH SARAH BAXTER
MAGELLAN SUPPLIER SHOWCASE WINNER CATHERINE STONE WINS CHIMU GALAPAGOS CRUISE WITH SARAH BAXTER

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