Virgin Holidays break British Travel Awards nominations record

Tuesday 27, July 2010


Virgin Holidays break British Travel Awards nominations record


Virgin Holidays has been nominated for 17 British Travel Awards in 2010, the most recommendations it has received in a single year.


Votes can now be cast by members of the public until the closing date of 30th September, in advance of the glittering award ceremony in central London on Thursday 4th November.


The British Travel Awards are commonly regarded as the 'Oscars' of the travel industry and celebrate excellence across over 100 categories. With 90,000 votes cast last year, they are by far the most recognisable of all travel industry accolades amongst consumer and industry professionals alike.


In 2009, Virgin Holidays scooped the 'Best Long Haul Tour Operator' award, as well as topping six other categories including 'Best Weddings and Honeymoons Tour Operator', 'Best Safari/Wildlife and Nature Tour Operator', 'Best Cruise Holiday Retailer - Virgin Holidays Cruises' and 'Supplier Sales Team of the Year'.


The categories in which Virgin Holidays is entered this year are:

  • Small Travel Retailer of the Year
  • Large Package Holiday Company of the Year
  • Best All Inclusive Tour Operator
  • Best Weddings & Honeymoons Tour Operator
  • Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Tour Operator
  • Best Tour Operator to Canada
  • Best Tour Operator to the Caribbean and Bermuda
  • Best Tour Operator to Central and South America
  • Best Tour Operator to the USA
  • Best Tour Operator to the Indian Ocean
  • Best Tour Operator to Sub Saharan Africa
  • Best Tour Operator to the Middle East
  • Best Cruise Holiday Retailer
  • Best Holiday Attraction Ticket Provider
  • Best Travel Information Publication ('Rock & Roam')
  • Supplier Sales Team of the Year
  • Best Trade Support Website



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