Corporate Traveller’s Production Sport & Creative Team wins at Business Travel People Awards

Corporate Traveller’s Production Sport & Creative Team wins at Business Travel People Awards

15th October 2019

Corporate Traveller’s Production Sport & Creative Team has triumphed at the 2019 Business Travel People Awards, scooping the trophy for Best Reservations Team of the Year.

Organised by The Business Travel Magazine, The People Awards recognise individuals and teams within travel management companies and travel suppliers whose professionalism and business excellence make them stand out from their industry peers. The winners are individuals and teams who are judged to be outstanding performers in their field.

The Reservations Team award recognises the team that has demonstrated excellent customer service, a can-do attitude and the ability to go the extra mile for their customers. The judges praised Corporate Traveller saying: “This team provide high-touch travel management services to a very demanding and creative industry. Providing tangible evidence on deliverables for their clients, they pride themselves on being an extension of their clients’ internal team and are passionate about what they do.”

Andy Hegley, UK General Manager, Corporate Traveller, said: “We are thrilled that the team has won this award, as it’s a real tribute to the team’s hard work and dedication. They are passionate about what they do and thrive on solving their clients’ unique travel challenges, making the seemingly impossible possible. They definitely deserve to win.”

The Corporate Traveller Production, Sport & Creative Team provide high-touch travel management services and logistics to the entertainment, sports and creative industries. Clients include music and touring bands, orchestras and artists; film and TV production companies, performing arts and fashion clients, national and international sports teams. They specialise in handling the complex and distinctive needs of their clients, everything from pre-trip planning, logistics management, and exceptional excess baggage demands, to coach and aircraft charters, VIP travel, visas and carnets, on-site support and 24/7 emergency assistance.

The team’s submission for the People Awards highlighted the wealth of expertise among team members, the unique features of the service such as entertainment fares and media excess baggage rates, and case studies demonstrating how team members solve major logistical travel challenges for their clients on a day-to-day basis.

Feedback in a recent survey of the Production Sport and Creative team’s clients sums up their exceptional approach:

How do you find the service your consultant provides?

  • “Outstanding, nothing is too much trouble, no matter how many changes we make”
  • “Amazing - always attentive and very proactive in finding different options”
  • “Patient, detailed, efficient and effective."

Has your consultant done anything exceptional for you?

  • “Helped us book an impossible travel schedule to Europe, Indonesia and Australia”
  • "Just arranged a very difficult trip, cost-efficiently”
  • “Puts up with constant changes in an unflappable manner”
  • “Always goes above and beyond – for example, called me back out of hours at the weekend when I was having issues with a flight.”

What issues has your consultant overcome for you?

  • “Kit here there and everywhere, ridiculous travel plans, charter planes and boats”
  • “Multi-layered travel schedules and last-minute changes”
  • “Overcomes issues almost daily with our changing schedule and goalposts.”

What is your favourite aspect of booking with the team?

  • “Efficient, friendly, outstanding service”
  • “Thinking outside the box with options for complicated routes”
  • “Charming, consistent and resourceful”
  • “The whole team are exceptionally knowledgeable and helpful; they are a one-stop-shop for all my logistical needs.”

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