It’s been a bumper month for Four bgb clients with Destinology, Travelzoo, Banyan Tree, Exodus, SAS and Sun International all scooping awards in recent ceremonies.
Destinology and Travelzoo reigned victorious at the 2012 British Travel Awards, with Destinology scooping three awards in the medium sized category for ‘Best Weddings & Honeymoons Tour Operator’, ‘Best Operator to the Indian Ocean’ and ‘Best Tour Operator to the Middle East’, while Travelzoo was named ‘Best Travel Deals Provider’. Voted for by the public, with over a million votes cast, The British Travel Awards recognise the best companies in travel and leisure.
On the other side of the world, Banyan Tree reigned supreme scooping a staggering seven awards at the World Travel Awards 2012, presented at a gala evening on October 18 held at the InterContinental Hotel in Singapore, in partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board and TravelRave 2012, Asia’s mega travel trade festival. Taking the prestigious ‘Asia’s Leading Resort Brand’, other awards included ‘Asia’s Leading City Spa Hotel’ for Banyan Tree Bangkok and three awards (China’s Leading Resort, China’s Leading Luxury Resort and China’s leading Villas Resort & Spa) for Banyan Tree Hangzhou. Sister resort Banyan Tree Ringha also won ‘China’s Leading Boutique Hotel’, while Banyan Tree Macau completed the award haul being named ‘Macau’s Leading Resort’.
Exodus also picked up an award and was voted 'Best Overall Special Interest Tour Operator. Managing Director, Pete Burrell says: "At Exodus, we have long believed it is our focus, experience and passion, whether for cycling, walking, wildlife or winter activities, that can make a good holiday a truly wonderful one. We always strive to give our customers experiences that really do make them feel more alive."
"We are very proud to have won the Best Overall Special Interest Tour Operator accolade at this year’s British Travel Awards and I would personally like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took the time to vote for us. It’s great to know we have so many satisfied clients out there and we look forward to seeing you on your next adventure!"
We'd alslo like to congratulate SAS and Sun International for winning a Travel Agents Choice Awards, the only travel awards entirely nominated and voted for by UK travel retailers. SAS was named 'Airliner of the Year to Scandinavia & the Baltics, while Sun Interntional was voted Hotel, group or resort of the year in Africa.
Well done to all!