Aitken Spence Travels bags double awards at SATA 2023
Aitken Spence Travels, the leading destination management company in Sri Lanka, has once again proven its prowess and commitment to excellence by bagging two prestigious awards at the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2023. The company was honoured with the titles of "Leading Travel Agent – Inbound" and "Leading Cruising Travel Agent," solidifying its position as a trailblazer in the travel and tourism sector.
The SATA Awards, renowned for recognising outstanding achievements and contributions in the travel and hospitality industry across South Asia, witnessed fierce competition this year. Aitken Spence Travels emerged victorious, thanks to its unwavering dedication to providing exceptional services and unforgettable experiences to travellers.
Mr. Nalin Jayasundera, the Managing Director of Aitken Spence Travels, expressed his gratitude and pleasure in receiving these esteemed accolades. He said, "We are thrilled and deeply honoured to receive these awards. It is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, who consistently go the extra mile to deliver outstanding travel experiences. This recognition motivates us to continue pushing boundaries and setting new standards in the industry".
“Aitken Spence Travels has consistently been at the forefront of exploring new markets to expand its business footprint and resulting from this, the company has successfully tapped into emerging regions and countries”, commented Ms. Stasshani Jayawardena – Jt. Deputy Chairperson and Jt. Managing Director Aitken Spence PLC and Head of Tourism and Leisure for the Group.
Additionally, the company leads the way in introducing charter flights to the country, ultimately transitioning them into scheduled flights.
Sustainability and adherence to international standards have been ingrained in the company's DNA from its inception. The company holds ISO and Travelife certifications and was honoured as the most sustainable DMC at the "Sustainability Awards 2022," organised by the AHK (Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka).
Backed by an extensive network of partners and a team of highly skilled professionals, Aitken Spence Travels ensures that every journey is not just a trip, but an unforgettable adventure. As the company looks ahead to the future, it remains steadfast in upholding its standards of excellence and committed to innovating to meet the evolving needs of travellers worldwide.