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UNIGLOBE Travel (South Asia) was awarded the Most Preferred Operator for Business Travel at the CNBC Awaaz Travel Award 2013 recently held in Mumbai. The awards were held in the presence of Mr Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mr Chhagan Bhujbal, Minister for Tourism, Govt. of Maharashtra and Mr Ranjeet Kamble, State Minister of Tourism, Govt. of Maharashtra.
On behalf of the UNIGLOBE family, Ritika Modi, Regional President, UNIGLOBE Travel (South Asia) received the award. Part of the V.K Modi Group, Mrs. Modi operates the Regional Master Franchise of UNIGLOBE Travel in the South Asian Region that covers India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives.
On being honoured with this coveted title, Mrs. Modi said, “Our 40+ member agencies have been steadily building their travel management expertise over the 8 years that the, world-wide UNIGLOBE Travel franchise system has been operating in the South Asia region. I am very proud of the success they have enjoyed through this effort… and this award is further recognition of their hard work and commitment to the client servicing they invest in every day. This award will further strengthen our leadership position as the brand to count on for delivering world-class travel management services to business and leisure travelers.”
Commenting on this feat, Michelle Desreux, Executive Director and COO, UNIGLOBE Travel (South Asia) said, “The achievement fittingly describes our contributions and commitments to our customers and the industry at large. Professional travel management consulting continues be an important part of the travel buying and selling process as our industry expands and changes along with the consumers needs. And we have been consistent with our travel management solutions driven by cutting edge technology, delivering excellence in service to both the business and leisure traveler. To our Preferred Suppliers, it is a strong endorsement of our leadership position in corporate travel management. It raises the bar for our competitors even higher so they will pause and look up to the best in travel!”