The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) is now accepting expressions of curiosity for the 5 positions of the NTIA Custodians Council, who will make sure the journey trade’s evening of nights continues the proud custom of embodying excellence in ATAS members.
Five NTIA Custodians will probably be chosen to kind the inaugural NTIA Custodian Council, with every representing completely different segments of the journey trade: Mobile / residence based mostly community, Retail Agency, Corporate, Online, Tour Operator, Wholesaler and Cruise and Air.
The on-line kind asks candidates to reply two questions in 400 phrases or much less, overlaying why they consider they’re an distinctive NTIA Custodian candidate and what, if any, expertise they’ve with managing an award program. The remaining 5 NTIA Custodians will probably be chosen by the AFTA staff.
Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) CEO Dean Long mentioned: “While the NTIA’s represents an immensely popular celebration for the travel industry, we’re calling on travel professionals to self-nominate and not just assume someone else can do a better job than they can.”
AFTA isn’t selecting NTIA Custodians in the identical method we would choose an NTIA Award winner – it is a new course of for us too. Applicants will probably be chosen taking a variety of elements into consideration together with EOI responses. Our objective is to construct a consultant council that may work along with us to protect the integrity of the NTIA’s whereas making subsequent 12 months’s occasion an evening to recollect for the journey trade.”
“In the same way we streamlined the NTIA entry process for time poor travel businesses this year, we’ve made the EOI process readily accessible to allow each applicant to showcase what they can bring to the Council.”
“If you know a shy travel professional, I encourage you to encourage them to put their hands up. The NTIA is all about celebrating excellence in the travel industry, but it’s also about celebrating each other as a travel community.”