Travel Agents

Who made the finalists list for the 2018 Avis Scholarship program?

The day is finally here, people! The Avis Budget Group has released the list of finalists for its 2018  Avis Scholarship program.

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The judging panel has identified the top four applicants who consistently demonstrate extraordinary customer service and innovation in their work.

And without further delay, here’s the list:

  • Cei Creighton, MTA – QLD
  • Carolyn Cruickshank, Flight Centre – VIC
  • Krystle Tse, Traveledge – NSW
  • Jo Patton, Travel Managers – NSW

The Avis Travel Agent Scholarship is valued at over $40,000 with the winner enjoying a range of prizes and experiences including; international travel to Singapore to attend the 2019 WIT Conference, professional guidance and access to exceptional education and training opportunities with organisations such as the Cruise Lines International Association Australia (CLIAA).

The official judging day and winner announcement will be on 13 November 2018.  

“The four finalists for the 2018 Avis Scholarship represent exceptional customer service, setting the bar high for the whole travel industry,” Ian Jones, Commercial Director of Avis Budget Group Pacific said.

“We are thrilled with the continued enthusiasm the industry has for the Avis Travel Agent Scholarship  program and are very excited by the standard of excellence shown this year.”

Launched in 1996, the Avis Travel Agent Scholarship is an award set to encourage, recognise and reward outstanding customer service.

Now in its 22nd year, the Scholarship has evolved into one of the most valuable and prestigious awards offered to Australian and New Zealand travel professionals.

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