BTA 21/22 Travel Company Award Categories

These categories are only open to companies offering leisure travel arrangements outside the United Kingdom. Companies with UK product offerings should enter the UK/Domestic Award Categories.

Size Graded Categories

Categories in this sector will be graded by size based upon the annual number of passengers carried prior to Covid-19 travel restrictions.

More than 80,000
10,000 to 80,000
Less than 10,000

Companies are required to enter this information when completing the nomination application form. In the event of this information not being provided, the British Travel Awards Panel will determine a company’s size based upon these considerations: (a) Past voting results, (b) Company/third party data available prior to the onset of Coronavirus, (c) Brand recognition, (d) Size of product portfolio, (e) Web browser SEO positioning.

There are up to nine accreditations in each category. Click here for full details.

A01 : Best Travel Company to Central/Northern Europe
e.g. Austria, Denmark, Finland (Lapland), Germany, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland
A02 : Best Travel Company to Western Europe/Ireland
e.g. Belgium, Channel Islands, France, Netherlands, Republic of Ireland
A03 : Best Travel Company to East/Southeast Europe
e.g. Bulgaria, Croatia ,Czechia, Northern Cyprus, Poland, Romania, Russia, Turkey
A04 : Best Travel Company to Iberia/Macaronesia
e.g. Azores, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Gibraltar, Madeira, Portugal, Spain
A05 : Best Travel Company to Italy/Western Med. Islands
e.g. Corsica, Italy, Malta, Sardinia, Sicily
A06 : Best Travel Company to Hellenic Europe
e.g. Corfu, Crete, Cyprus, Greece, Greek Islands
A07 : Best Travel Company to the Middle East/North Africa
e.g. Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, UAE
A08 : Best Travel Company to Sub-Saharan Africa
e.g. Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, The Gambia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
A09 : Best Travel Company to the Indian Ocean
e.g. Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Zanzibar
A10 : Best Travel Company to Canada
A11 : Best Travel Company to the U.S.A.
A12 : Best Travel Company to the Caribbean/Central America
e.g. Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Mexico, St Lucia
A13 : Best Travel Company to South America
e.g. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Galapagos, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
A14 : Best Travel Company to the Far East/Central Asia
e.g. China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Tibet
A15 : Best Travel Company to Southern Asia
e.g. Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan
A16 : Best Travel Company to Southeast Asia
e.g. Cambodia, Indonesian, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
A17 : Best Travel Company to Australasia/Oceania
e.g. Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga
A18 : Best Travel Company for Summer Sun Holidays
Open category
A19 : Best Travel Company for Winter Sun Holidays
Open category
A20 : Best Travel Company for Family Holidays
Holidays that include facilities and entertainment programmes for children. Companies offering UK only products should enter in the UK/Domestic Holidays sector
A21 : Best Travel Company for Luxury Holidays
Holidays featuring upscale to luxury accommodation - generally 5 star and above, scheduled flights, private transfers etc.
A22 : Best Travel Company for All-Inclusive Holidays
Holidays that - along with flights, transfers and accommodation - include a minimum of three meals daily, beverages, most alcoholic drinks and gratuities plus a range of sports, activities and entertainment within the holiday price
A23 : Best Travel Company for Villa Holidays
Self catering holiday companies who offer European and oversea properties in their portfolio. Can include providers who may offer transport booked via a third party