Headline Sponsor
Malta Tourism Authority

We love promoting all that Malta, Gozo and Comino have to offer. City breakers can enjoy a trip to Valletta; The European Capital of Culture 2018, families can experience adventure holidays, music enthusiasts can lose themselves in eclectic festivals and the LGBTIQ can relax in a supportive and friendly destination. All the while basking in over 300 days of sunshine a year.

Consumer Media Partner

Seabourn is a world of all-inclusive, all-suite ultra-luxury, where space is generous and crowds are few; where names and wine orders are remembered, preferences noted, and wishes granted before they are spoken. A concept designed centred around an intimate boutique hotel, which combines visits to marquee cities with hidden gems.

Holland America Line

Holland America Line epitomises the ultimate in worldwide premium travel experiences, onboard a fleet of 15 gracious perfectly-sized ships. Elegant lounges adorned with fine art; spacious staterooms, many with private balcony; restaurants serving gourmet cuisine and delicious snacks, state of the art leisure amenities and enrichment opportunities.

Trade Media Partner

Technology partners to ambitious people who want to spend less, make more and secure everything through the effective deployment of the very best cloud solutions that deliver efficiency, customer engagement and increased profitability while protecting the business. We build long-term relationships with our clients by taking the time to understand you, your business, your competition, and most importantly…your customers. With this foundation, we can take the necessary steps to transform your business to achieve the outcomes you want.

Category Sponsors
The Advantage Travel Partnership

Guide of the Year Award Sponsor

Advantage Travel Partnership is a global membership organisation for independent leisure and corporate travel businesses. It supports members by providing services and advice around areas including commercial interests, operations, industry regulations, marketing and finance, helping members succeed in an evolving marketplace.

Audley Travel

Breaking Travel News Sponsor

Audley is one of the UK’s most highly regarded specialist tour operators. Our trips don’t come off the shelf and there’s no set recipe — they’re tailor-made down to the finest detail to suit your tastes and interests. We have genuine experts for each and every one of our 80 destinations worldwide, giving us the inside track on the places and experiences that others might miss. We’re proud of our specialist knowledge and enjoy creating meaningful, responsible travel experiences. We provide a unique view of the world that will stay with you forever.

Cyplon Holidays

Customer Magazine of the Year Award Sponsor

Luxury tour operator Cyplon Holidays has been at the forefront of the industry for over 47 years. Established in 1972, its long-standing success can be attributed to its award-winning team’s unrivalled knowledge of destinations and its excellent service, specialising in tailor-made holidays to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Elite Island Resorts

Trade Feature of the Year Award Sponsor

Each Elite Island Resorts highlights only the best that the Caribbean has to offer. Relax at a palm-framed pool or on the pure white sand beach and enjoy luminous sea under the year-round Caribbean sun. Choose from a wide variety of water sports and land base activities, unwind with a spa treatment or enjoy mouthwatering culinary experience, Elite has the perfect resort for you in Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados or Palm Island in the Grenadines.

Flight Centre

Broadcast Programme of the Year, TV Radio and Online Award Sponsor

With more than 80 stores around the UK, Flight Centre offers amazing travel experiences. Its travel experts are passionate, knowledgeable, and have access to the best deals, so they can organise a holiday that’s unique to you. Head online or chat in store to find your perfect trip.


Travel & Tourism Photography Award Sponsor

Kuoni Travel UK is part of DER Touristik, one of Europe’s leading travel groups.  Kuoni has continued to set the pace in luxury worldwide travel in the UK market for over fifty years and is regularly voted one of the best holiday companies in the country by readers of national newspapers and travel industry titles. The company excels in creating tailor-made holidays and honeymoons to more than 90 destinations around the world.  Since 2008 Kuoni has grown its retail network across the UK and can be found on premium high streets and in selected John Lewis department stores. Each store is unique in design and showcases Kuoni’s Personal Travel Experts and personalised customer service.

Nova Scotia

Young Writer of the Year Award Sponsor

Located in Canada’s east coast and less than a six hour flight from the UK, Nova Scotia has a diverse tourism offering spanning outdoor adventure, cultural travel and outstanding gastronomy. Boasting 8,264 miles of coastline and five UNESCO sites, the province attracts a broad range of visitors through its superb wildlife-watching, hiking and cycling offering, great museums, wineries and burgeoning events calendar.

Oliver's Travels

Regional Publication Feature of the Year Award Sponsor

Holidays are all about escaping reality, and where better to do that than in a fairytale chateau, converted lighthouse or your own Greek island? With over 15 years’ experience, award-winning Oliver’s Travels is the go-to luxury villa holiday specialist, with a handpicked portfolio of quirky, memorable and far-from-the-ordinary villas and chateaux.


Blogger/Vlogger of the Year Award Sponsor

Learn to sail, hone your skills and explore the ocean with Sunsail. Choose from more than 20 stunning holiday destinations and see the world differently. Swim to hidden coves, snorkel or relax with a barbecue on the beach, whatever you choose you’ll find a new perspective from your window every day.


Consumer Magazine Section of the Year Sponsor

Travelbag has been tailor-making worldwide holidays since 1979, offering customers an unbeatable range of great value travel experiences, including group tours, city breaks, cruises and personalised itineraries. These can be booked either online or with Travelbag’s Travel Experts, located across the U.K in its 7 shops and 3 call centres.

Champagne Reception Sponsor
Exodus Travels

For over 45 years, the leading adventure operator Exodus has shaped the way we look at adventure travel and how we explore this planet. Exodus offers over 500 itineraries to 100 countries across the globe, with an emphasis on responsible, low impact tourism. Discover a vast range of adventure, activity and cultural discovery holidays.

Social Media Agency
Siren Comms
Siren Comms is a specialist travel and lifestyle, PR, communications and social media agency. Its wealth of experience of partnering with brands from start-up pioneers to industry stalwarts, unparalleled communications nous, creativity and collaborative spirit provides clients with a way of working that’s perfectly adapted to these fast-changing times.