2022 Shortlist

Marketing Awards

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Best Multi-media Campaign

This award will be given to the agency or travel brand that has excelled in using a wide range of media channels. We’re looking for an integrated campaign that combines more than one or all of the following channels: online display, search engine marketing, influencer marketing, social, mobile, text, retargeting, content and voice. Particular notice will be taken of use of new and emerging media platforms and advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Celebrity Cruises

Forest Holidays

G Adventures

Lastminute.com

VRBO

5
Best Use of Search

This award will be given to a digital marketing agency and/or travel brand which has excelled in hitting KPIs on search platforms whether through organic or paid activity, or a combination of both. We’re looking for innovative approaches to SEO and a clear understanding of return on investment, what success on search looks like and how to optimise cross-channel brand visibility. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

easyJet Holidays

Eurocamp

Loveholidays

Ocean Florida

TravelSupermarket

5
Best Use of Social Media

This award will be given to a digital marketing agency and/or travel brand which has excelled using social media channels to build brand affinity, hone their marketing messages to key target groups and drive loyalty and advocacy. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Blue Bay Travel

Crowd for Smart Nomad

HolidayPirates

MagicBreaks

Trending Travel

5
Campaign of the Year

This award will be given to the agency or travel brand behind the digital marketing campaign that is considered to have had the biggest impact. We’re looking for something that demonstrates real creativity and flair and has ensured the travel brand has stood out among consumers. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Hays Travel

MagicBreaks

Smartology for Oceania Cruises

On The Beach

tripAbrood

Champions of Digital

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Champions of Content

This award seeks to honour travel firms and/or digital agencies which put good quality content at the heart of their strategy to inspire customers throughout their dreaming, booking and experiencing journey. We’re looking for original and creative use of written, visual and audio content whether professionally produced or user-generated or both. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Another Place

HalalBooking

Luxtripper

Much Better Adventures

Smartology

The Points Guy

6
Champions of Customer Experience

This award will be given to the technology provider or in-house technology team responsible for the best example of design and functionality developed to address customer requirements and enhance their digital experience. Judges will be looking for a combination of outstanding aesthetics and simple usability. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

AltoVita

Hotelverse

LNER

Much Better Adventures

Touch Stay

Winged Boots

5
Champions of Data

This award will be given to the technology company or in-house technology team judged to have used modern technologies to make the most intelligent and successful use of data in its business to tailor its clients’ messages to their target market. Judges will be looking for innovative techniques in both the collation and analysis of data and for success in exploiting the insights it offers, while keeping within new data protection regulations. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Blue Bay Travel

easyJet Holidays

Luxtripper

Paxport

Travelport

3
Champions of Design

This award seeks to honour travel firms and/or digital agencies which focus on aesthetics and design. We’re looking for original and creative use of latest web design techniques and use of rich content to create something that truly reflects the vibrant and exciting product that the travel industry specialises in. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Blue Bay Travel

Much Better Adventures

TripAdmit

7
Champions of Mobile

This award will be given to a technology provider or in-house technology team within an organisation which has developed and launched a leading mobile service during the entry period. We’ll be looking for entries that show innovation in this fast-developing and increasingly crucial channel and that demonstrate successful execution of a pre-defined, strategic approach to mobile.

Blue Bay Travel

easyJet Holidays

FlyNava

Luxtripper

Paxport

Planitas

Travelport

Technology Supplier Awards

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Best Large Technology Supplier

This award will be given to the large travel technology developer which is considered to have progressed most in its field in the entry period. This might be a legacy multinational which has modernised its offering or a niche supplier which has seen success introducing a new or innovative concept. This category is open to companies with more than 50 employees whether providers of traditional software products, selling/tour operator platforms or Software as a Service (SaaS) or plug-in features and applications.

GP Solutions

Kaptio

Nezasa

Open Destinations

Paxport

Traveltek

8
Best Small Technology Supplier

This award will be given to the small travel technology developer which is considered to have progressed most in its field in the entry period. This might be a large legacy developer which has modernised its offering or a niche supplier which has seen success introducing a new or innovative concept. This category is open to companies with fewer than 50 employees whether providers of traditional software products, selling/tour operator platforms or Software as a Service (SaaS) or plug-in features and applications.

Digital Travel Marketing Group

FacilitaTrip

IRIS

MIDOCO Group - Umbrella Faces

Technoheaven

Tr10 Travel

Traverse

wbe.travel

6
Best Technology Partnership

This award is looking for technology firms that have teamed up to pool their resources and knowhow to provide enhanced solutions for the travel sector. With specialists increasingly working in collaboration today, we want to hear from technology developers that have forged a new partnership to create digital products or services that have met a need among travel clients in the last 12 months.

Continuum and Cellpoint Digital

Dohop and Vueling and Deutsche Bahn

Duetto and Oaky

MIDOCO Group - Umbrella Faces and Amadeus

Secret Escapes and Godel Technologies

wbe.travel and Hotelmize

6
Best Technology Project

The winner of this award will be given to the entry judged to showcase best practice in technology procurement and project management from initial scoping work to implementation. We want to hear from technology firms and clients who have worked collaboratively to achieve their goals on time and within budget on a project that was started or completed during the last 12 months.

Attraction World Group

Eviivo

Impala and Carefree

Travel Leger

TravelgateX

Whoosh

7
Best Technology Team

This award seeks recognise the fact that there are always talented individuals behind every technology. We’re looking for the technology team, whether working for a tech specialist or an in-house team at a travel company or a combination of both, that has excelled in the past 12 months to continue developing and innovating existing technology or on a new project to meet the technological requirements of their clients and/or brand.

AltoVita

Ice Travel Group

Journey Hospitality

Open Destinations

Touch Stay

TravelgateX

Traveltek

Technology Impact Awards

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Best Data Analytics Platform

Making sense of data in travel is increasingly essential, so we are looking for specialists in this area who have a demonstrable track record of deriving actionable insights that are being applied in the market to improve performance and business success against set KPIs. This could be an internal team or a third-party agency and particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Eurocamp

Flynava

Mabrian

Marriott Plus by Koddi

Planitas

The Hotels Network

7
Best Technology Innovation

This award will be given to a technology provider and/or travel organisation considered to have developed the most innovative software or hardware product for the travel sector. The winning innovation is likely to be new and therefore will be relatively untested in the market, but has gone through proof of concept and is being used in a live, test or pilot environment. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Casa de Campo Resorts & Villas

Chain4Travel

Hotelverse

Impala

Inspire My Holiday

Ocean Florida

Travala.com

7
Best Technology Product

This award will be given to an individual technology product which is considered to have made the biggest impact in the market. This winning product in this category is likely to be already established in the sector but has seen particular growth or impact during the entry period. It could be a traditional software solution, selling/tour operator platform, Software as a Service (SaaS) or plug-in feature or application. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Cruisewatch

GP Solutions

HiJiffy

Kaptio

oneJourney by Journey Hospitality

Travel Ledger

Travelport+

6
Best Use of Artificial Intelligence

This award is looking for examples of the successful application of emerging Artificial Intelligence technology in the travel sector. This could be to improve back office functions and efficiencies, analysis of data and customer insights for personalisation or to improve product distribution marketing and merchandising. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

AttractionTickets.com

bd4 and Etihad

Cruisewatch

HiJiffy

Loveholidays

Vervotech

7
Disruptor Of The Year

This award is looking for a technological development or platform that is challenging the norms and laying the groundwork for the future direction of technology in the travel sector. We’ll be looking for systems that offer agility, flexibility, and which support brands to be responsive to modern consumer demands. Are you challenging legacy, if so tell us all about it. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months although contenders will be expected to be relatively early-stage.

eDreams ODIGEO

Holibob

Hopper

Nuvei

Trusted Stays

Ultimate Travel Club

Vervotech

Trade and Intermediary Awards

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Best for Experiences

This award will go to the experiences operator or aggregator that best demonstrates its expertise and success in the tickets and activities sector whether that’s multi-day or shorter tours. Judges will be looking for the website or mobile app that stands out from the crowd in its approach and excels in providing the customer with exactly what they want.

Attraction World Group

AttractionTickets.com

Holibob

Luxtripper

Much Better Adventures

TourRadar

TripAdmit

6
Best for Flying

This award will go to the airline, airport or price comparison site that best demonstrates its expertise and success in the aviation sector. Judges will be looking for the website or mobile app that stands out from the crowd in its approach and excels in providing the customer with exactly what they want.

easyJet

Etihad

Hopper

KAYAK

Kiwi.com

Trip.com

5
Best for Staying

This award will go to the hotel operator, third party specialist, holiday rental or review site that best demonstrates its expertise and success in the hospitality sector. Judges will be looking for the website or mobile app that stands out from the crowd in its approach and excels in providing the customer with exactly what they want.

Forest Holidays

Host Unusual

Red Carnation Hotels

Under The Doormat

VRBO

7
Best for Travel Deals

We’re looking for travel’s stand-out third-party marketing platform regardless of what specific discipline it operates in. Flash sales, database and email marketing, call generation, social networks, closed user group sale sites are all heavily used by travel firms seeking high quality leads, along with the dominant search engines and price comparison sites. So which is the most effective?

HolidayPirates

Ice Travel Group

Inspire My Holiday

Midnightdeal

Secret Escapes

Travelzoo

Ultimate Travel Club

4
Best On The Road

This award will go to the car hire company, transfers or aggregator that best demonstrates its expertise and success in the ground transportation sector. Judges will be looking for the website or mobile app that stands out from the crowd in its approach and excels in providing the customer with exactly what they want.

Avis

Blacklane

Holiday Taxis

Minicabit

7
Best Travel Retailer

This award will go to the B2C brand judges to be doing the best job promoting and selling holidays and trips to the general public. Judges will be looking for the website or mobile app that stands out from the crowd in its approach and excels in providing the customer with exactly what they want.

Blue Bay Travel

easyJet Holidays

HalalBooking

Loveholidays

MagicBreaks

On the Beach

Trip.com

Special Awards

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Brand of the Year

This award goes to the travel company judged to have made the most impact on the sector over the last 12 months.

There is no shortlist for this award, the winner will be announced at the award ceremony on November 24.

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Champions of Sustainability

In this new special award for 2022, we’re looking for the brand or technology company that is applying their expertise to helping the travel industry operate more sustainably by reducing its impact on the environment. This could be through technology that makes back office operations more efficient or that promotes eco-friendly choices or buying decisions among consumer. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

AltoVita

Byway

easyJet Holidays

Mabrian Technologies

Much Better Adventures

Not Just Travel

Sykes Holiday Cottages

Red Carnation Hotels

Touch Stay

8
Rising Brand of the Year

This award goes to the travel company judged to have made the most progress in terms of its impact on the sector and awareness among the public over the last 12 months.

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Blue Bay Travel

Destination2.co.uk

easyJet Holidays

Holibob

Impala

LuckyTrip

MagicBreaks

Trending Travel

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Rising Star

Our Rising Star of 2022 will be an individual under the age of 35 who is judged to have made the biggest impact on their company in the last 12 months. We’re seeking nominations for people who have demonstrated unsurpassed enthusiasm, knowledge and success in their careers to date. The shortlist of contenders will be invited to make their case for why they should be named the Rising Star to our judges and the winner will be revealed on the night.

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Start up of the Year

This award will go to the travel start-up which has begun operations within the last two to three years and which is judged to have the best chance of establishing itself in the travel industry. 

There is no shortlist for this award, the winner will be announced at the award ceremony on November 24.

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Travolution Achievement Award

Our most prestigious individual award, this Travolution Achievement Award will be presented to an individual who has had a significant impact on the travel industry so far during their career. The recipient will join the ranks of some of the most influential executives who have played an important role in the evolution of the online travel and technology sector. 

There is no shortlist for this award, the winner will be announced at the award ceremony on November 24.

Ice Travel Group Awards

The Consumer Awards, sponsored by Ice Travel Group and TravelSupermarket, are categories which are all voted for by the public, see the shortlisted entries below and click her to cast your vote.


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5
Embracing Creativity: Best Use of Social

 

Ryanair

Trending Travel

Tui

Vibe/Jet2holidays

Virgin

5
Going the Extra Mile: Best Customer Service

 

easyJet Holidays

Jet2holidays

On The Beach

Sunshine

Tui

5
Impact Award: Making A Difference

 

Inghams

Jet2holidays

Skyscanner

Tui Care Foundation

easyJet

5
Joining Forces: Best Brand Partnership

 

Jet2holidays and Love Island

On The Beach and Magic Breakfast

Sportsbreaks.com and Premier League clubs

Tui and Saturday Night Takeaway

Virgin Voyages and The Apprentice

5
Nation’s Favourite: Most Loved Holiday Company

 

easyJet Holidays

Jet2holidays

Loveholidays

On The Beach

Tui