2018 Award Finalists

Congratulations to all the finalists in this year’s Travel Industry Supplier Awards and ITAA Member Travel Agency Awards. We hope to see you all on the night!

 

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Irish Travel Industry Awards

Category Finalists
Air Travel Category Best Airline to Europe
Sponsored By: Dublin Airport Aer Lingus

British Airways

KLM

Ryanair

Turkish Airlines
Best Business Class Airline to Europe
Air France
British Airways
KLM
SAS
Turkish Airlines

Best Airline to North America

Aer Lingus
American Airlines

British Airways

Delta Airlines

United Airlines

Virgin Atlantic


Best Long Haul Airline

Aer Lingus

Emirates

Etihad Airways

Turkish Airlines

Virgin Atlantic

Tour Operator Category Best European Sun Tour Operator
Sponsored By: Hertz Classic Collection

Click&Go

Sunway

Topflight

TUI

Best Escorted Tour Operator
G Adventures
Insight Vacations
Riviera Travel
Sunway
Wendy Wu

Best Specialist Tour Operator

Classic Resorts

Crystal Holidays

Discover Travel

G Adventures

Travel Focus

Best Long Haul Operator

Classic Resorts

If Only

Intrepid Travel
Sunway
Travel Focus
Cruise & Ferry Category Best Main Stream Cruise Company
Sponsored By: Turkish Airlines Fred Olsen Cruise Line

MSC Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean International


Best Premium Cruise Company
Celebrity Cruises
Cunard Cruises

Oceania Cruises

Holland America
Silversea Cruises


Best Specialist Cruise Company (including River)

AMA Waterways

CroisiEurope

Riviera Travel

Uniworld River Cruises

Viking River Cruises
Best Ultra Luxury Cruise Company
Azamara Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Seabourn Cruises
Silversea Cruises

Best Ferry Company

Brittany Ferries

Irish Ferries
Stena Line

Agency Services Provider Category Best Technology Provider
Sponsored by: Riviera Travel Amadeus
Dolphin Dynamics
Proactive Labs

Travelport
Zendesk


Best Car Hire Company

Affordable Car Hire

Avis

Flexible Car Hire

Hertz

Your Car Hire

Best Travel Insurance Provider

Accident & General
AIG
AXA Insurance

Blue Insurance
Worldwide Insurance

Best Tourist Board

Dubai
Las Vegas
New York
Portuguese Tourist Board
Spanish Tourist Board
Best Accommodation-Only Provider
Arrow Tours
Bedsonline
Bookabed
Innstant Travel
Travelcube

Supplier Staff / Travel Media Category Best Supplier Support Team
Sponsored By: Ireland West Airport Aer Lingus
Bookabed

Emirates
MSC Cruises
Sunway

Best Supplier Representative
Audrey Headon – Headon Representation
Rebecca Kelly – MSC Cruises
Thomas McNally – Bedsonline
Lee Osborne – Bookabed
Martin Penrose – If Only
Best Travel Media Award
TravelBiz
Travel Extra
TravelMedia.ie
Destinations Category Best Worldwide City Destination
Sponsored By: British Airways & American Airlines Dubai

Hong Kong

Las Vegas

New York

San Franciso


Best European City Destination

Amsterdam
Barcelona

Krakow

Lisbon

Rome


Best Summer Destination

Italy
Greece
Lanzarote

Portugal

Spain


Best Winter Destination
Dubai
Gran Canaria
Lanzarote
Las Vegas
Portugal
Best Worldwide Theme Park
Disneyland Paris
PortAventura
Tayto Park
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort

ITAA Member Awards Finalists

Best ITAA Leisure Travel Professional Joanna Gomez – Travel Focus
Sponsored By: PortAventura Georgina Kelly – The Travel Broker
Leslie Marshall – Tour America
 Best ITAA Corporate Travel Professional Cara Barry – Corporate Travel Management
 Sponsored By: PortAventura Louise Dunne/Karen Ray – The Travel Broker
Ashling Mee – FCM Travel Solutions
Best ITAA Member Bricks & Mortar Marketing Campaign Cassidy Travel
 Sponsored By: PortAventura Shandon Travel
Tour America
 Best ITAA Member Digital Marketing Campaign Cassidy Travel
Sponsored By: PortAventura Click&Go
Manning Travel
Best ITAA Member General Marketing Campaign Click&Go
Sponsored By: PortAventura Grenham Travel
Tour America
 Best ITAA Corporate Travel Agency Corporate Travel Management
 Sponsored By: Amadeus FCM Travel Solutions
HRG Ireland
ITAA Travel Agency of the Year (under 10 employees) Grogan Travel
Sponsored By: Amadeus Manning Travel
The Travel Broker
ITAA Travel Agency of the Year  (over 10 employees) Click&Go
Sponsored By: Amadeus Club Travel
Tour America