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Time to Apply for Category Listing on this year’s Consumer Voting Form!

Welcome to The British Travel Awards 2018. Registration is now open, and we are asking the travel industry to put themselves forward for this year’s BTA competition across the various categories for leisure travel.

Bronze Designation Reinstated for 2018 in Size Graded Categories

This year we a featuring 83 awards covering all the major elements that make up the perfect holiday planning and purchasing options for consumers. To give smaller companies the opportunity to be recognised for their performance, 37 awards will segregated by size when the votes are counted. And, following feedback from last year’s participants we are reinstating the bronze designation in all size graded categories.

To find out more about the awards, the registration process, rules, checks and balances and the awards timelines, just click on the relevant tabs along the top of the page.

In 2017 a massive 359,634 leisure travellers cast their votes between July and September and this year we are hoping to take this figure even higher.

Consumer Promotion

Once again, we are delighted to announce the support of media partners Trinity Mirror and TravelMole to promote the BTA and the travel companies associated with the awards programme. Trinity Mirror will place over 160 prize draw partner advertisements across five national and 10 regional titles. During the 13 weeks voting cycle “vote to win” editorial promotions will also appear in participating newspapers and their companion websites.

Recognition of Consumer Confidence

The BTA is the largest consumer voted awards in travel. Our core values of integrity, transparency and credibility have made the BTA the most recognised and valued awards programme for both the travel industry and the all-important voting consumers. Our continued development of rigorous vote collation procedures are enhanced year on year via our awards verification partner the Image Refinery and scrutineers, Deloitte.

All the eventual BTA winners, sponsors, partners and nominees can be confident that their brands are associated with the most highly respected travel awards programme in the world!

Gala Awards Ceremony

It’s going to be a great year for everyone involved in the BTA 2018 - so join us for celebrations along with this year’s award winners and finalists at the gala ceremony on the 28th November - once again at Battersea Evolution. Tickets for seats and tables are on sale now.

But for now, it’s time to get your company registrations in for the awards you want to compete for. Once again, we shall be awarding the best small, medium and large companies across many of the categories.

We look forward to receiving your registrations between 3rd April and 31st May 2018 so we can get out there in July and ask those all-important travelling consumers who they consider to be the absolute best companies in travel this year.

With best wishes,

Lorraine Barnes Burton
British Travel Awards