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SAGA TRAVEL WINS PRESTIGIOUS BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS: Logos

29 November 2018, 12:02

SAGA TRAVEL WINS PRESTIGIOUS BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS

SAGA’s travel business – Titan Travel, Destinology, Saga Holidays and Saga Cruise scooped a staggering 37 awards at the Travel Industry Oscars - The British Travel Awards with 8 Gold, 16 Silver and 13 Bronze. The announcement was made on 28th November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London and attended by more than 800 travel industry people.

Robin Shaw, Chief Executive for Saga Travel said: “I am enormously proud of our teams who have worked tirelessly to make sure that our holidays and cruises are simply the best! It’s testament to everyone at Titan Travel, Destinology and Saga who strive to provide the best holiday and cruising experiences for our customers.”

British Travel Awards’ chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “SAGA Travel is to be congratulated on winning 37 awards. British Travel Awards are the only travel industry accolade voted for exclusively by the consumer and the Awards serve to recognise all that is great about travel, as experienced by the travelling public.  To win a British Travel Award is a true achievement.”

The British Travel Awards is a proudly independent organisation, verified by leading global business practitioners Deloitte.

For more information please contact: Alex Brazier, PR & Communications Executive.

T: 01303 772499 or email alex.brazier@saga.co.uk

For further British Travel Awards’ media information contact:- Jane Richards

T: 07711 101493 E: Jane@britishtravelawards.com

Editors Notes

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.

The British Travel Awards is the largest awards programme in the UK created to reward the best companies in travel.  The British Travel Awards are easily the most recognisable of all travel industry accolades amongst consumer and industry professionals alike with categories spanning all types of holiday experience - transport, destination, cruise, customer service, holiday extras, and accommodation. The British Travel Awards symbol is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business. 

The British Travel Awards are funded by the registration fees and patronage of sponsors who have identified the ROI from increased brand visibility and sales opportunities as the consumer and trade audience grows exponentially year-on-year.

Saga – 1 Gold, 8 Silver and 5 Bronze

Gold Awards

Best Small Ships Cruise Line

Silver Awards

Best Holiday Company to East & Central Asia – Large

Best Ultra Small/Boutique Cruise Line

Best Holiday Company to Southeast Asia – Large

Best Holiday Company to Australasia – Large

Best Escorted Adventure Company – Large

Best All-Inclusive Holiday Company – Large

Best Singles Holiday Company – Large

Best River Cruise Line

Bronze Awards

Best Holiday Company to Africa – Large

Best Holiday Company to Canada – Large

Best Holiday Company to Central & Northern Europe – Large

Best Travel Insurance Provider

Best Holiday Company to Central & Southern America – Large

Titan – 7 Gold, 7 Silver and 6 Bronze

Gold Awards

Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company – Medium

Best Holiday Company to Western Europe & Ireland - Medium

Best Holiday Company to Central and Northern Europe – Medium

Best Holiday Company to East and Southeast Europe – Medium

Best Holiday Company to Canada - Medium

Best Holiday Company to Central and South America – Medium

Best Special Interest Holiday Company - Medium

Silver Awards

Best Holiday Company Overall to Australasia -Medium

Best Holiday Company to East and Central Asia – Medium

Best Holiday Company to the Iberian Peninsula – Medium

Best Escorted Tours Company - Medium

Best Rail Holidays Company – Medium

Best Holiday Company to USA – Medium

Best Coach Company – Medium

Bronze Awards

Best Holiday Company to the Italian Peninsula - Medium

Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company - Medium

Best Holiday Company to Southeast Asia

Best Holiday Company to Africa – Medium

Best Holiday Add-On Provider - Medium

Best Holiday Company to Hellenic Europe – Medium

Destinology – 1 Silver and 2 Bronze

Silver Award

Best Luxury Company - Medium

Bronze Awards

Best Holiday Company to the Caribbean & Bermuda - Medium

Best Holiday Company for Weddings an Honeymoon’s - Medium

Contact information

Alex Brazier
alex.brazier@saga.co.uk

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