George Steuart Travel, the 43-year old travel arm of George Steuart and Co, the oldest mercantile establishment in Sri Lanka was recognized at the annual Passenger Sales Award Ceremony, hosted by Singapore Airlines at the Colombo Hilton recently with the Gold Award for Best Passenger Sales.
George Steuart Travels grabbed the No.1 position for the fourth consecutive year, Classic Travels (Silver winner) and Gabo Travels (Bronze winner) reiterating their consistent commitment towards service excellence. The Merit Award Winners were Hemas Travels, MacKinnon’s Travels, Metro Travels, World link Travels, BG Air, 2nd Chance Travels and Traveler Global.
Channe Wijemanne, Director/CEO of George Steuart Travel Ltd accepted the award from Joey Seow, Regional Vice President West Asia and Africa for Singapore Airlines. J.M.S Brito, Chairman Aitken Spence Aviation Pvt. Ltd/Deputy Chairman Aitken Spence PLC, MrRichard Kwee, General Manager, Singapore Airlines and Keethi Jayaweera, Managing Director, Aitken Spence Pvt Ltd were among the distinguished guests who graced the occasion.
Wijemanne acknowledged the achievement, saying “I am truly humbled by the gigantic effort made by our young team of vibrant and committed professionals, who have been consistent in their service standards and professionalism to win the respect and trust of customers and partners alike. This prestigious accolade from one of the highly esteemed airlines certainly marks another milestone in our success story as it stands as a testament to the dedication and hard work of our team. I would like to take this opportunity to also congratulate all the award winners”