Scotland’s best independent travel agents were honoured in Travel Weekly’s inaugural Scotland Agent Excellence Awards last week.

The awards, sponsored by travel tecnology provider Amadeus, were presented at the Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association Annual Travel Awards in Glasgow.

The winners

Best manager large leisure agency: Jean Smith, The Co-operative Travel, Falkirk.

Best manager small leisure agency: Donna Bicker, Stewart Travel, Prestwick, Ayrshire.

Best manager travel management company: Angelina Fairgrieve, TFc Travel Management, Edinburgh. Highly commended: Stephen Maguire, Stewart Corporate Travel, Saltcoats, Ayrshire.

Best SPAA travel agency of the year: Alba Travel, Inverness. Highly commended: Beaver Travel, Forres, Moray.