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  1. Travel Academy Awards 2008 BUSINESS TRAVEL

  2. Travel Academy Awards established by Corporate Travel Academy (СТА) is set to become an annual ceremony. The goals of the Travel Academy Awards: Objective selection and award the best of the best in business travel Set quality standards in business travel Promote and lobby interests of business travel as opposed to tourism INTRODUCTION

  3. CENTRALNYI DOM PREDPRINIMATELYA VENUE & DATE • When: 14 of April 2008 • Address: 47/24, Pokrovka st

  4. GUESTS • Top management, Financial and Purchasing Directors of 300 leading Russian and foreign companies • Heads of consular sections of 50 foreign embassies • Owners and directors of 100 Russian and foreign airlines, hotels andbusiness travelagencies • Representatives of 50 leading business publications

  5. SPECIAL GUEST Special guest of the ceremony - one of the best world experts, consultant on business travel for large corporations. ROBERT DAYKIN – CEO ofCorporate Travel Partnership • Robert has developedT&E (travel & expense)programs for such companies, asThe Littlewoods Organisation (UK), Dresser Industries (UK), The Halliburton Company (Europe & Africa), which have led to savings of millions pounds • Consulting on strategic planning in business travel Simpler...better...faster...together...

  6. Top Russian Celebrity - Ksenia Sobchak HOST OF THE CEREMONY

  7. THE JURY Chairman - Robert Daykin-CEO Corporate Travel Partnership The Jury: • Andrey Sidorov – Vice-PresidentVTB • Alla Visheneva –Admin DirectorUralsib • Tamara Sukhotina, CFO Leo Burnett Russia, Ukraine and Kazakstan • Julia Shashkova, Admin DirectorBeeline • Valentina Frolova, Head of Purchasing Ford, Volvo, Jaguar • George Adolf, Corporate ProjectsEast Europe and CIS, BAT The juryconsists of top managers of the companies with annual travel budgets more than one million USD

  8. NOMINATIONS • Best business hotel • Best airline forbusiness travel • Best consulate (business visas) • Best MICE destination • Best MICE provider • Besttravel management company(TMC)

  9. SELECTION PROCESS There are 3 stages in the contest: • CTA pre-selects 10 best companies in each nomination • The Jury chooses 3 finalists in each nomination • Independentcall-centreinterviewstravel coordinators of 500 large companiesand presents official results to the jury Interview results - choice of the most important judges - clients, will be announced at the ceremony.

  10. NOMINATION: BEST HOTEL ARARAT PARK HYATT ASTORIA BALTCHUG KEMPINSKI Criteria: Value for money • Location and views • Business services (meeting rooms, Wifi, business center…) • Quality of restaurants (business breakfasts,lunches and dinners) • Concierge service, hotel services (laundry/dry-cleaner, toilet accessories, beds/pillows, safe for notebook), etc MARRIOTT AURORA GRAND HOTEL EUROPE INTERCONTINENTAL RITZ CARLTON RENAISSANCE MOSCOW HOTEL SWISSOTEL RADISSON SAS ROYAL

  11. NOMINATION: BEST AIRLINE BRUSSELS AIRLINES BMI BRITISH AIRWAYS AEROFLOT EMIRATES LUFTHANSA QATAR AIRWAYS SINGAPORE AIRLINES SWISS+ THAI AIRWAYS Criteria: Punctuality • Quality of ground service (check-in, luggage handling) • Flexibility)• Quality of service and foodonboard • Quality of business and economyclass – value for money • Business lounges

  12. NOMINATION: BEST CONSULATE Germany Great Britain Denmark Ireland Spain Italy The Netherlands Finland Switzerland Sweden Criteria: Special procedures for business visas • Application through TMC • Time period required to obtain a business visa • Set of documents required • Staff friendliness and efficiency • Flexibility and last minute changes

  13. NOMINATION: MICE DESTINATION • Belgium • Hungary • Germany • Jordan • Cyprus • Norway • Portugal • Great Britain • Turkey • Republic of South Africa Criteria: Ease of visa regime • Convenient flights • Selection of hotels with conference facilities • Choice ofIncentive programs • Number of professional DMC

  14. NOMINATIONS: BEST MICE PROVIDER ADV Corporate Communications АTH – Business Travel Solutions American Express BCD Travel (Aeroclub) Continent Express Demlink Travel Zelenski Corporate Travel Solutions Unifest Travel Eurokontakt Plus Nico Travel Criteria: Size -Number of projects (clients)a year • Geography – number of experienced destinations • Quality - creativity, level of service, efficiency • Team – number of project leaders with over 3 years experience • Value for money

  15. NOMINATION: BESTTMC АTH – Business Travel Solutions BCD Travel (Aeroclub) Carlson Wagonlit Eurocontact Plus City-Booking & Travel Centre Continent Express Zelenski Corporate Travel Solutions American Express HRG Unifest Travel Criteria: Stability and the size • Convenience and reliability • Evaluation of the agency technologies • Range of services• International and domestic network • Consulting and cost optimization services • Financial conditions • 24/7 local service • Flexibility

  16. UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY If your company provides services to corporate clients and wealthy individuals, sponsorship of “TRAVEL ACADEMY AWARDS” is a unique chance to meet and impress ultimate decision makers – Heads of Purchasing Departments and Financial Directors of large Russian and foreign corporations. Each of them controls budgets ranging in millions of Euro Sponsors packages: General sponsorSponsor of banquet Official sponsorSponsor of presents Sponsor Sponsor of lottery For more detailed information please contact CTA DirectorEvaGabrielyan,Tel: (495) 916 98 76, e-mail

  17. MEDIA SUPPORT General media sponsors: AeroflotPremium Where Moscow Media support: GEO TravelerRBC StyleInflight Review Planeta Obrazovaniya