BTA 21/22 Travel Company Award Categories

These categories are only open to companies offering leisure travel arrangements outside the United Kingdom. Companies with UK product offerings should enter the UK/Domestic Award Categories.

Size Graded Categories

Categories in this sector will be graded by size based upon the annual number of passengers carried prior to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

More than 80,000
10,000 to 80,000
Less than 10,000

Companies are required to enter this information when completing the nomination application form. In the event of this information not being provided, the British Travel Awards Panel will determine a company’s size based upon these considerations: (a) Past voting results, (b) Company/third party data available prior to the onset of Coronavirus, (c) Brand recognition, (d) Size of product portfolio, (e) Web browser SEO positioning.

There are up to nine accreditations in each category. Click here for full details.

A01 : Best Nordic Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland (Lapland), Iceland
A02 : Best Central Europe Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Austria, Belgium, Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland
A03 : Best Southern Europe/Mediterranean Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Azores, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Vatican
A69 : Best Hellenic Europe Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Corfu, Crete, Cyprus, Greece, Greek Islands
A04 : Best Middle East/North Africa Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
A05 : Best Sub-Saharan Africa Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Demographic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, eSwatini, Ethopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
A06 : Best North America Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Canada, Greenland, Mexico, U.S.A.
A07 : Best Caribbean/Central America Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago
A08 : Best South America Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
A09 : Best Central/East Asia Holidays Travel Company
e.g. China, Hong Kong, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macau, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
A10 : Best Southern/Southeast Asia Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Ski Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam
A70 : Best Indian Ocean Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Comoros, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Ski Lanka, Zanzibar
A11 : Best Australia/Oceania Holidays Travel Company
e.g. Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Naura, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
A12 : Best Summer Sun Holiday Travel Company
A13 : Best Winter Sun Holiday Travel Company
A14 : Best City/Short Break Travel Company
e.g. Christmas Markets, Events, Festivals, Shopping, Sightseeing etc.
A15 : Best Lakes & Mountains Holiday Travel Company
A16 : Best Family Holiday Travel Company
Holidays that include facilities and entertainment programmes for children.
A17 : Best Luxury Holiday Travel Company
Holidays featuring upscale to luxury accommodation - generally 5 star and above, scheduled flights, private transfers etc.
A18 : Best All-Inclusive Holiday Travel Company
Holidays that - along with flights, transfers and accommodation - include a minimum of three meals daily, beverages, most alcoholic drinks and gratuities plus a range of sports, activities and entertainment within the holiday price.
A19 : Best Singles Holiday Travel Company
Holidays and group tours for solo travellers where customers have the opportunity to mix and socialise with like-minded people.
A20 : Best LGBT+ Holiday Travel Company
Holidays desgned specifically for the LGBT+ community where packages have been developed to gay-friendly destinations and resorts.
A21 : Best Assisted/Accessible Holiday Travel Company
Holidays and group tours designed specifically for people with sensory disabilities or restricted mobility.