Holiday companies, hospitality providers, attractions and destination marketing organisations who provide products and experiences for the domestic and inbound tourism market.
A64 : Best UK Family Holiday/Holiday Park Operator
UK hotel brands are determined by market scale/class. Examples of hotel brand listings can be found on the International Hotel Brand Awards page.
A comprehensive list of over 950 hotels brands listed by market class can be found on the BTA Trade & Media News Zone website.
To determine in which award categories your hotel(s) should appear if they are not listed, check which chain-affiliated hotels you consider to be on a par based upon their average daily rate.
A65 : Best UK Luxury Hotel Brand
- Market class: Luxury and Upper Upscale
A66 : Best UK Upscale Hotel Brand
- Market class: Upscale and Upper Midscale
A67 : Best UK Midscale Hotel Brand
- Market class: Midscale
A68 : Best UK Economy Hotel Brand
- Market class: Economy
Holiday cottage/self-catering holiday booking companies market, promote and manage reservations for villas, apartments and holiday cottages on behalf of independent property owners or their own units.
This category will be graded by size based upon the number of rental units in a company’s property portfolio to recognise the achievements of SME’s.
- More than 2,000 rental units
- 600 to 2,000 rental units
- Less than 600 rental units
A69 : Best UK Holiday Cottage/Self Catering Holiday Booking Company
Best UK Leisure Attraction and Best UK Heritage Attraction
Open to individual attractions at a specific location. NOT umbrella organisations representing a group e.g. Continuum Group, Merlin Entertainment, National Trust, (National Maritime Museum, Cornwall not National Maritime Museum) etc.
Best UK Holiday County or Region and Best UK Seaside Town
These two categories are not intended for commercial enterprises e.g. holiday parks, location specific accommodation providers etc.
Companies can nominate in these categories but priority will be given to nomination applications from official entities and LEP’s representing a county, region or town. If there are no priority applications and more than one commercial enterprise applies for the same listing, preference will be given to the first approved application.
The listing format on the voting form will appear as:
Place [county, region or town] website address [nominating organisation]
A70 : Best UK Leisure Attraction
A71 : Best UK Heritage Attraction
A72 : Best UK Holiday County or Region
- Can be a county or recognised visitor attraction e.g. National Parks, AONBs, Scottish National Scenic Areas
A73 : Best UK Seaside Town