Categories

The Business Travel People Awards categories cover a wide range of roles for both suppliers and agency entrants. The judges are aware that companies have many different job titles to illustrate core business responsibilities such as sales, account management and business development.

It is important that nominations are entered in the category with the description that is the most suitable and appropriate.

TRAVEL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES (TMC) AND HOTEL BOOKING AGENCIES (HBA)

Reservations Consultant of the year
Recognising the individual that has demonstrated excellent customer service, a can-do attitude, and the ability to go the extra mile for both colleagues and customers.

Reservations Team of the year
Recognising the team that has demonstrated excellent customer service, a can-do attitude, and the ability to go the extra mile for their customer(s).

Operations Manager of the year
Recognising the individual that has demonstrated the ability to provide excellent customer service using an innovative, practical and strategic approach across operational management.

Operations Team of the year
Recognising the team that has demonstrated the ability to provide excellent customer service using an innovative, practical and strategic approach across operational management.

Account Manager of the year
Recognising the individual who takes a proactive and consultative approach to their role in order to provide unrivalled customer service, care and value to their client(s).

Account Management Team of the year
Recognising the team that takes a proactive and consultative approach to providing unrivalled customer service, care and value to their client(s).

Sales / Business Development Manager of the year
Recognising the individual who has driven growth through outstanding sales results by the development and use of a creative and successful business strategy.

Sales / Business Development Team of the year
Recognising the team that has driven growth through outstanding sales results by the development and use of a creative and successful business strategy.

MICE

Meetings and Events Manager of the year
Recognising the individual that has demonstrated the ability to provide excellent customer service or event management and project management using an innovative, practical, strategic approach across the operational delivery of meetings and/or events.

Meetings & Events Team of the year
Recognising the team or department that has demonstrated the ability to provide excellent customer service or event management and project management using innovative, practical, strategic approach across the operational delivery of meetings and/or events.

SUPPLIER CATEGORIES

(AIR, ACCOMMODATION, GROUND TRANSPORT (CARS AND RAIL), ON-LINE BOOKING TOOLS, GDS, DATA MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Account Manager of the year
Recognising the individual who demonstrates impeccable product knowledge and takes a proactive and consultative approach to their role in order to provide unrivalled customer service, care and value to a TMC or HBA and/or corporate customer.

Account Management Team of the year
Recognising the team that demonstrates impeccable product knowledge and takes a proactive and consultative approach to their role in order to provide unrivalled customer service, care and value to a TMC or HBA and/or corporate customer.

Sales / Business Development Manager of the year
Recognising the individual who has driven outstanding sales growth through the development and use of a creative and successful business strategy.

Sales / Business Development Team of the year
Recognising the team that has driven outstanding sales growth through the development and use of a creative and successful business strategy.

INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

Rising Star award
Recognising an outstanding individual from any sector of the business travel industry who is under 35 years of age and has demonstrated a desire to develop into a business leader of the future through excellence in and a fresh approach to their role.

Best Newcomer
Recognising an individual from any sector of business travel who has been involved in the industry for less than two years. This person will have shown an appetite, aptitude and demonstrated a desire to develop their role in the sector.

The People Award’s Champion of Champions.
The Outstanding Achievement Award will recognise an individual or team whose entry across all categories is in the opinion of the judges the ‘best of the best’.