15 January 2016, 00:00
15 January 2016, 00:00
Golden night for Titan and Saga at the Travel Industry Globes
•Saga Cruises - Favourite Ocean Cruise Company
•Saga Holidays - Favourite Escorted Tours Operator and Favourite Long-Haul Operator
•Titan - Best Mainstream Touring Company
Saga’s travel businesses - Saga Holidays, Saga Cruises and Titan Travel have scooped a number of top awards at the Travel Weekly Globes Awards – the travel industries equivalent of the Golden Globes.
Titan Travel were delighted to bring home Best Mainstream Touring Company, which was voted for entirely by travel agents.
Saga Cruises sailed home with Favourite Ocean Cruise Company whilst Saga Holidays walked away with Favourite Escorted Tours Operator and Favourite Long-Haul Operator in the special consumer awards of the night voted for by readers of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and Mail online.
Andrew Strong, chief executive of Saga’s Travel businesses said: “I am absolutely delighted that Saga’s travel brands have done so well in these prestigious awards. Titan have been working with the trade for many years and it’s great that by learning from their expertise Saga Holidays and Cruises have managed to make such a profound impact after just a year of selling through the trade. We have ambitious growth plans and we see our customer service and trade relationships as key.”
The night itself saw the amazing Abandoman perform for Saga, as well as Piers Morgan, Dame Edna Everage as well as an outstanding performance by X-factor winner Louisa Johnson.
About Saga Travel:
Saga is a leading provider of products and services primarily tailored for customers over the age of 50 in the UK. The Saga brand has been carefully developed over the past 60 years to become one of the most recognised and trusted brands among UK consumers aged over 50. Saga is synonymous in the UK with the over 50s market and is recognised for its high quality products and services. These include cruises and holidays, home and motor insurance, savings and share dealing and the UK’s award winning Saga Magazine.
Travel Weekly Globes:
The travel industry’s favourite suppliers have been honoured at the Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards in London.
The awards are voted for entirely by UK travel agents, with additional consumer awards voted for by readers of Mail Brands UK.
The event, at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, was hosted by Dame Edna Everage and Travel Weekly editor-in-chief Lucy Huxley.
Journalist and television personality Piers Morgan presented the Consumer Awards, while entertainment was provided by performers including X-Factor winner Louisa Johnson.