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Voting Now Open Online for 2017 Irish Travel Trade Awards

Voting Now Open Online for 2017 Irish Travel Trade Awards

Voting for the 26 award categories in this year’s Irish Travel Trade Awards is now open online at . The categories include two newly introduced awards – Best Adventure Holiday Destination and Best Use of Social Media – as well as the re-introduced Best City Break Destination.

All owners, management, staff and home workers of licensed and bonded travel agencies anywhere on the island of Ireland are eligible to vote (with CAR licence or ABTA number provided) and your completed Voting Form must be returned to Grant Thornton no later than Friday 3rd November 2017.

All fully completed, eligible Voting Forms received will be entered into a prize draw for a two-night stay for two in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road including dinner for two in the B Bar.

The 26 winners of the 2017 Irish Travel Trade Awards, the Irish travel industry’s ‘Oscars’, will be announced and presented with their trophies on Friday 24th November 2017 at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin 4.

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

AIRLINES

  1. Best Airline to Europe
  2. Best Airline to North America
  3. Best Long Haul Airline
  4. Best Business Class Airline

SEA TRANSPORT

  1. Best Ferry Company
  2. Best River Cruise Company
  3. Best Ocean Cruise Company
  4. Best Luxury Ocean Cruise Company

LAND TRANSPORT

  1. Best Car Rental Company
  2. Best Rail Company

DESTINATIONS

  1. Best Destination in Europe
  2. Best Destination in North America
  3. Best Destination in Asia Pacific
  4. Best Sun Holiday Destination
  5. Best City Break Destination
  6. Best Adventure Holiday Destination

TRAVEL AGENCY SERVICES

  1. Best National Tourist Office
  2. Best Accommodation Provider
  3. Best Travel Technology Provider

TOUR OPERATORS

  1. Best Sun Tour Operator
  2. Best Ski Tour Operator
  3. Best Adventure Tour Operator
  4. Best Long Haul Tour Operator

ALL COMPANIES

  1. Best Use of Social Media
  2. Best Agent Friendly Individual
  3. Best Agent Friendly Company
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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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