The SPAA is delighted to announce the launch of its newest event for 2022

The Awards have been designed to recognise the contribution of Travel Agency Staff in Scotland in both the Business and Leisure Sectors.  There are eleven Award categories and the Awards recognise a variety of Agency Roles.

A judging panel will decide the top three applications in each category and the eventual winners. The top three from each category will be invited to attend the Awards Lunch at The Surgeons Quarter in Edinburgh on the 8th of September,  along with their nominator (Supervisor/Manager or above)

The Award Categories are –

  • Best Contribution in a Leisure Consultant Role

  • Best Contribution in a Cruise Consultant Role

  • Touring and Adventure Consultant of the Year

  • Operations Manager of the Year – Leisure Travel

  • Business Travel Consultant of the Year

  • Operations Manager of the Year – Corporate Travel

  • Business Development Manager of the Year – Corporate Travel

  • Corporate Account Manager of the Year – Corporate Travel

  • Best contribution in an Agency Support role – (non reservations)

  • Newcomer of the Year

  • Rising Star of the Year


So how do you submit a nomination?

  • A Supervisor or Manager should submit the nomination

  • Nomination forms can be found below

  • The nomination will be a written submission of between 250-300 words explaining why the person has been nominated

  • Nominations open on the 6th June and must be submitted by 22 July. Any nominations after this date will not be considered.

  • Once the form is completed it should be e mailed to [email protected]

For assistance some examples of why a person might be nominated could be –

  • from customer feedback

  • implementation of new ideas that have a direct impact on Company revenue

  • implementation of new ideas that benefit colleagues and/or the Company

  • charity work that is related to the travel industry

  • actions over and above the call of duty


  • The nominations will be anonymous for the judging panel.

  • All entries must be e mailed to [email protected]. No hard copies please