BTA 21/22 Awards Timeline

6 December 2021 - 22 May 2022

Companies are invited to submit their brands for listing in their elected categories on the consumer voting form

  • Previous winners and contenders are contacted and asked if they wish to be nominated this year.
  • Press releases are circulated to travel trade media inviting companies to nominate.
  • Nomination details and how to apply posted on LinkedIn
  • Trade media partner - TravelMole announce that nominations are open across their online newsletters.
  • Travel trade social media engagement via @BritTravAwards #BTA2122
  • Nomination applications are checked to confirm they meet the awards criteria and appropriate positioning within the categories.
  • Nominees registration remittance must be received by 29th May 2022 to ensure category listing on the voting form.

  • Week commencing 22nd May 2022: BTA promotional assets are distributed to successful nominees:

4th July - 2nd October 2022

The 13 weeks consumer voting cycle opens with the online voting form published on and activation of the nominee’s direct voting apps.

Up to four sponsored e-newsletters are sent to over 500,000 past consumer voters; inviting them to participate, with updates on the awards and featuring contents of the prize draw incentive. Our GDPR confirmed subscribed past voters is not shared or sold to any third parties. E-newsletter sponsorship enables sponsor to directly engage with our audience of regular travel consumers.

For details on how to become a BTA 21/22 e-newsletter sponsor email: e-newsletter sponsor email:

National media partner Reach Solutions encourage their readership to vote with our “Vote to Win” promotion - via editorial columns, advertisement inserts and online content across their flagship titles, regional newspapers and companion websites.

Nominees lobby their customers for votes via their websites, communication channels and news articles submitted by them to media outlets.

3rd October - 30th October 2022

Voting closes at 23:59 on Sunday 2nd October. Any votes recorded after that time will not be included in the final count.

Throughout the voting cycle our ‘checks and balances’ software queries the voter database searching for voting anomalies. Possible incidents are flagged and reports generated when voting has closed for review by the British Travel Awards Panel.

Once the results have been determined production of the trophies commences. The top companies are contacted and invited to attend the BTA 21/22 Awards Presentation Ceremony.

29th November 2022 - BTA 21/22 Gala Awards Night, Battersea Evolution

After a two years absence, we are back at Battersea Evolution on Tuesday 29th November 2022 to celebrate the resilience and fortitude of our great leisure travel industry.

We’ll be accrediting those companies who have been recognised by the holiday buying public as the best at their business. And, give guests the opportunity to take a well-deserved ‘time-out’ from the daily challenges of delivering excellent customer satisfaction.

After the Awards Presentation Ceremony

Editorial coverage and the winners list published in the Daily Mirror travel section following the awards announcement with supporting content included on

Details of winning companies are published on website and promoted across social media networks.

Award winner logos available to download from unique link emailed to each successful company.