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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland



Another trophy for Sandra's cabinet

Sandra Corken with her 'Proprietor of the Year' Award.SANDRA Corkin, managing director of Lisburn based Oasis Travel which is already Northern Ireland Travel Agent of the Year, has beaten off competition from across the UK to be named Proprietor of the Year at the National Agent Achievement Awards, 2008.

Sponsored by TIPTO (Truly Independent Professional Travel Organisation), this award recognises the agent who has most successfully developed and implemented initiatives with leading UK tour operators to increase business. The awards, now in their 12th year, were held in London's Royal Lancaster Hotel and Sandra was honoured in front of more than 500 guests from the travel industry.

She was quick to point out the award reflected the efforts of all her company's staff.


"I'm absolutely thrilled to have been named Proprietor of the Year at this prestigious event," said Sandra.

"I can't however take all the credit � we work as a team at Oasis Travel and this award reflects the hard work and dedication of all the Oasis staff.

As an independent travel agency, it's a wonderful honour to be recognised in these awards by our industry peers." The Agent Achievement Awards are widely acclaimed as the leading travel agent awards and recognise excellence within the industry. Sandra was one of three finalists shortlisted who competed for the coveted title throughout the UK.

As well as its impressive headquarters in Railway Street Oasis Travel also has branches in Hillsborough, Holywood and Bangor.

Ulster Star