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Our Media and Trade Partners

We would like to thank our media and trade partners. Their insight and support has contributed towards making the British Travel Award the largest and most influential resource for UK consumer opinion on leisure travel and tourism performance.

What our Partners have to Say

As six-time winner of the British Travel Award for Best Airport Parking Company, APH provides a wide range of parking for all air passengers wherever they’re flying from. We own and run car parks at Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham, and offer solutions for all major UK airports from Aberdeen to Exeter.

From park and ride to the ultimate luxury of chauffeur-driven meet and greet services and hotel packages, there really is no need to worry when heading to the airport for a flight or trip with the family – we’ve got a parking space that’s perfect for all types of traveller.

Nick Caunter
Managing Director
APH (Airport Parking & Hotels)

Unlock the World with Avis Car Hire

As a leading global car rental company Avis is a trusted brand with a long history of innovation in the car rental industry and is one of the world's top brands for customer loyalty, with a commitment to true convenience and exceptional service with the Avis human touch. The Avis brand operates across six continents via a network of over 5230 locations in 166 countries.

Life is all about experiences, and we try harder than anyone else to make sure you have the best. All Avis customers will benefit from the latest fleet and receive an impeccably maintained car. We want to make car rental easy, enjoyable and simple and offer numerous products and services such as Mobile Wi-Fi, delivery and collection, Mobile App & a Loyalty program where the more you rent, the more benefits you can unlock such as free upgrades and free weekend rentals.

Avis. We try harder.

The Children’s Trust is delighted to be the chosen charity for the British Travel Awards 2017.

Every year, more than 40,000 children are left with an acquired brain injury after an accident or illness making this the most common cause of disability in childhood in the western world.

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury.

We provide expert rehabilitation, education, therapy and care to support children and families from across the UK at our national specialist centre, helping children make the best recovery possible after a serious accident or illness.

To find out more about The Children’s Trust and the work that we do please visit

The Daily Mirror is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards.
The Daily Mirror is Britain's intelligent tabloid and has been providing the best in news, entertainment and sport since 1903.

The Daily Record is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards.
Every day the Daily Record brings you the best in Scottish news, sport, entertainment and opinion.

Debbee Dale Development leads the way in learning and development for the travel industry, we focus on people resource and design and deliver solutions that incorporate an edge to delivering quality service and business objectives. Delivering a tailored solution which is specific to your business we can help you improve sales, decrease attrition and enhance your overall effectiveness through your people management.

We are delighted to be involved with the British Travel Awards and as well as enjoying the event, we will continue to support the BTA’s activities throughout the year.

The Awards are great as they are voted by the public. Coupled with the Travel Vision survey and the results that it yields you can have a great insight into your customers views, allowing you to highlight and promote the services that these customers want and like. As this has an impact on your bottom line we believe that the British Travel Awards is a fantastic initiative for the Industry.

Debbee Dale Development has the ability to help businesses make improvements to their offering based on these results and insights to give your business gravitas to these customers allowing your business to prosper for the future.

Debbee Dale

Deloitte is delighted to once again be a sponsor and official scrutineers of the British Travel Awards. Deloitte is an industry leader in the travel and aviation sector, with a dedicated team offering a range of integrated services from audit and tax advice to more specialised finance and structuring work.

With our unrivalled knowledge of the industry and the business challenges facing individual clients, we are able to provide a complete business solution to their needs.

We work with most of the world’s leading companies and provide an outstanding service – with a focus on maximising value for our clients and enabling them to make informed decisions.

We look forward to continuing to provide outstanding services to our existing clients and building new relationships through the British Travel Awards. is an experienced travel marketing partner providing travel and hotel deals to our growing database of 2 Million active members.

Giving our clients access to promote to one of the best travel databases in the UK. Built over 14 years by established marketing brand channels. Providing a sustainable and profitable channel that will enable our clients to flourish and gives our customers the best offers on the market. The UK’s top 10 tour operators promote regularly with including the top cruise companies and flight operators.

The Liverpool Echo is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards.
The Liverpool Echo has been a vital part of life in Liverpool since it was launched in 1879 and is Merseyside’s best-read newspaper.

Made Television is proud to be the Broadcast Media Partner for the British Travel Awards.

The channels have a monthly reach of more than two million viewers, the Made Television Network includes: Made in Birmingham, Made in Bristol, Made in Cardiff, Made in Leeds, Made in Liverpool and Made in Tyne & Wear, with Made in North Wales and Made in Teesside set to launch during the second quarter of 2017

Broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, channels are available on Freeview, Sky Guide and Virgin.

Watch live or on catch up anywhere in the UK

The Manchester Evening News is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards.
The Manchester Evening News has served Greater Manchester since 1868 and MEN Media is one of the north west's leading media providers reaching 7 out of 10 people in Greater Manchester every week.

The Chronicle is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards.
The Chronicle is the North East’s most popular daily evening newspaper and has served Newcastle and the surrounding area since 1885.

Introducing Newmarket Holidays

Multi British Travel Award-winning Newmarket Holidays are part of the Newmarket Group, one of the UK’s largest independently owned tour operators, looking after the holiday arrangements of hundreds of thousands of customers each year, to a wide range of destinations at home and across the globe.

Established in 1983, Newmarket have built a reputation over the past three decades for high standards of operation, a commitment to customer care and tremendous value for money. The company offers escorted travel arrangements, including air-inclusive resort-based stays and touring holidays, river and ocean cruising, a wide range of coach-inclusive breaks and tours, and travel to a host of special events.

Newmarket Holidays holds membership of ABTA, holds an ATOL issued by the Civil Aviation Authority and offers full financial protection to its customers.

Winner of Best Flight Booking Website in 2015 and 2016, Opodo is thrilled to sponsor the prestigious British Travel Awards again this year.

Using cutting edge tools to search millions of flight combinations, Opodo helps customers reach their destination and home again, uniquely combining best price and the greatest convenience in the shortest possible time.

Opodo is part of the eDreams ODIGEO group, Europe’s largest travel company in the flight sector. The company’s mission is to make travel easier, more accessible and better value for the more than 17 million customers it serves.

P&O Ferries, the UK's largest ferry operator, is delighted to support the British Travel Awards. These awards are the highlight of the travel industry calendar and are voted for by both the public and travel professionals to recognise the best in the business. As previous award winners we appreciate the significance of receiving one of these prestigious awards.

The awards reflect the largest survey of consumer opinion on the performance of the travel industry which is why they are the most sought after accolades. At P&O Ferries we strive to provide outstanding customer service and this commitment to quality continues to make us the number one choice for ten million passengers every year.

Our eight consecutive Best Ferry Operator awards are testament to the high standards we set ourselves and the achievements and ongoing commitment of our on-board and shore-side staff.

Paysafe is a leading provider of payments acceptance for the travel industry. Powered by award-winning proprietary technology, Paysafe offers:

  • Tokenized card payments
  • Transparent and competitive interchange++ pricing
  • 200 in-house risk rule tools tailored to your specific needs
  • Full suite of API’s and SDK’s to ensure a frictionless payment experience
  • Advanced reporting & transaction management system
  • Dedicated relationship management

For more information visit:

Shearings Holidays is the UK’s leading escorted tours operator, with over 114 years’ experience of planning and providing holidays. Our diverse itineraries are expertly planned from start to finish and carefully curated with our customers in mind.

Although best known for coach holidays, Shearings also offers a superb selection of amazing holidays by air and rail to over 170 destinations from over 800 pick-up points nationwide and 24 airports. The company also operates an extraordinary range of beautiful river cruises along Europe’s most famous waterways

You will find an assortment of inspiring itineraries to choose from, including Festival & Event breaks, sport themed getaways, Battlefields and premium escorted Grand Tours. There’s also a host of worldwide destinations to choose from, and a selection of ‘Your Time’ breaks, which are specifically designed for the single, independent traveller.

Holiday excursions, return travel and accommodation are included in the majority of Shearings holidays.

Renowned for extraordinary worldwide voyages aboard intimate, all-inclusive ships, Silversea is an ultra-luxury cruise line that offers unparalleled service and superlative comfort.
Sailing to over 950 destinations spanning all seven continents, Silversea takes you to more destinations than any other cruise line. Our small, luxury ships glide into secluded harbours where others cannot go.

All-suite and spacious ocean-view accommodation comes with butler service. Beautifully appointed lounges and bars offer an elegant yet relaxed ambience. Fine dining; beverages including wines, beers and spirits; and onboard gratuities are always included.
For the curious traveller, Silversea Expeditions offer unique, awe-inspiring journeys to some of the world’s most exotic destinations, including Antarctica and the Galápagos Islands, aboard our fleet of expedition vessels.
Discover the art of luxury travel as perfected by Silversea Cruises.

The Sunday Mail is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards.
Every week the Sunday Mail bring you the best in Scottish news, sport, entertainment and opinion.

The Sunday Mirror is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards.
The Sunday Mirror – providing all the latest news, sport and celebrity gossip. Get all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion and video on the stories that matter to you.

The Sunday People is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards. Founded in 1881, the Sunday People is one of Britain's oldest Sunday newspapers. We are feisty, funny and truly independent.

TUI is proud to sponsor the BTAs in our most important year yet. Last year, we were delighted to win a number of awards, including Best Family Holiday Company (Large).

As Thomson, we’ve been taking people on holiday for over 50 years. As TUI we’ll offer our customers even more - more choice and more opportunities to design their perfect holiday. We’ll still be keeping the heritage and great service that led to us winning awards. In fact, we’ll be doing even more to delight our customers and support sustainable tourism. /

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TravelMole are pleased to support the British Travel Awards. Building on their year on year success we believe they will once again prove to be one of the best award events in the UK travel industry calendar. This year we will once again be covering the event and were delighted with the response we had from the 2016 features.

With travel industry interaction promoted via the web we are sure that our market leading position as an Online News community will add appropriate strength and weight to the prestige of the awards.

This year Viking Cruises is celebrating 20 years of award-winning exploration. With ocean cruises across Scandinavia and the Baltic, the Mediterranean, Caribbean, North America and the world. Its state-of-the-art fleet of river cruise ships is the biggest and the best in the world, enabling guests to explore Europe, Russia and Asia in style and comfort.

Consistently voted the best in the business, Viking’s cruises offer great value and great quality. From the stylish accommodation and attentive service to the expertly designed itineraries and tours, more people choose to sail with Viking than any other river cruise line.

The Western Mail is delighted to sponsor the British Travel Awards.
The Western Mail is the largest regional newspaper of Wales and has been serving the people of Wales with news, sport and analysis since 1969.

WHA is the UK's leading travel regulation, licensing and bonding specialist.

We have been advising the travel industry on regulatory framework issues for more than 30 years.

We are able to assist with all aspects of CAA ATOL, ABTA, IATA, CAR and related bonding issues, as well as all the usual auditing, accounting and taxation issues that all businesses face today.

We solve problems, not create them!