Expedia TAAP announces sponsorship of New Zealand Travel Industry Awards

On September 20, 2012 at 12:35 AM


Expedia TAAP announces sponsorship of New Zealand Travel Industry Awards


Sydney, September 4th 2012: Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company, today announced its sponsorship of the first New Zealand Travel Industry Awardsfor over a decade.

The Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program(TAAP) is the platinum sponsor of the inaugural awards, which will see the New Zealand travel community come together to celebrate and reward its members.

The awards, which will take place on the 8th September at The Langham Hotel, Aucklandprovide recognition for both individuals and businesses, rewarding outstanding achievements within the travel industry.

There are 30 award categories, which include, Best Travel Agency Group, Best Resort, Best Travel Consultant and Best Domestic Airline. Finalists were chosen from industry-nominated entries, with winners to be selected following presentations to the panel of expert judges.

Stuart Udy, Manager of Travel Agency Distribution, commented:

Expedia has received such terrific support from the New Zealand Travel Industry and the sponsorship of these awards was the perfect opportunity to say thank you to the agency community. Nearly all of the finalists are great supporters of Expedia TAAP and have shown themselves to be market leaders who are well deserving of their recognition. It will be great to get together, share their success and celebrate their achievements.”