The Corporate Traveller team from Western Australia have taken to the water for their annual client networking event at the Royal Perth Yacht Club.
The event hosted Corporate Traveller clients and supplier partners from Mantra Hotels, Etihad Airways, Emirates and Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts for socialising and a friendly boat race.
General Manager for Corporate Traveller Western Australia Jody Loomes said the event had been highly anticipated for the Corporate Traveller team after being denied first place in the race last year.
"The team from Virgin Australia took line honours ahead of us last year so we were all keen to go one better this year," he said.
"The Emirates team were leading up until the closing stages but luckily for us, I think they got a bit distracted by the food platters on deck."
Mr Loomes said recent wild weather had threatened to cut the event short but in the end, it held out and made for a terrific event for suppliers and Corporate Traveller clients.
"A thunderstorm had threatened all day but conditions ended up being calm on the water which made for a pleasant evening against the backdrop of Perth skyline," he said.
Mr Loomes said Corporate Traveller's Western Australian team was looking at options for more networking events in 2015.
"It's not always easy to get everyone together for events like this but we've always found networking opportunities with clients and suppliers to be very beneficial.
"It enables both sides to discuss the good, and the not so good, facts of business travel programs and new ways we can help each other to travel smarter."
To discuss future networking events with a team member from Corporate Traveller Western Australia, or for assistance with your travel program, feel free to contact us on 1300 732 280.