The Globe Travel Awards

16 Jan 2017

Some of the Ocean World Travel team were lucky enough to attended The Globe Travel Awards at the Grosvenor Hotel in central London.

The night is the premier event in the travel trade calendar and celebrates everything travel. These awards the most sought-after within the industry, not only because it recognises peoples hard work and dedication to the industry, but it is voted for by the readers of Travel Weekly and the Mail newspapers.

The event was true glitz and glam, being treated to a fabulous meal and drinks whilst everyone was dressed up tuxedos and ball gowns. The night was made extra special because the awards turned 40 this year!

A special appearance on the night came from David Walliams from Britain’s got Talent and Little Britain fame, who awarded the majority of the 30+ winners their prestigious gongs. A selection of the winners included -

Innovation in Travel Award, sponsored by Travelport: Black Tomato
The Penny Akam Unsung Hero Award, sponsored by Affordable Car: Hire Caroline Brown
Outstanding Achievement Award, sponsored by Avis: Jo Rzymowska, Celebrity Cruises
Favourite Airline: British Airways
Favourite Ocean Cruise: P&O Cruises
Favourite UK Operator: Center Parcs
Favourite Hotel Chain: Hilton Hotels
Favourite Long Haul-Operator: BA Holidays
Favourite River Cruise Company: Viking River Cruises
Best Ferry Company: P&O Ferries
Best Mainstream Cruise Company: Royal Caribbean International
Best Premium Cruise Company: Celebrity Cruises
Best River Cruise Company: Uniworld
Best Specialist Cruise Company: Azamara Club Cruises
Best Luxury Cruise Company: Silversea Cruises
Best Tourist Board: Dubai Tourism
Best UK Airport: Manchester
Best Insurance Provider: Holiday Extras
Best Premium Airline Service: Emirates
Best UK Hotel Chain: Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Best UK Attraction: Warner Bros Harry Potter Studio Tour London

For more information about the awards, head to the awards website -

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