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Our Awards

Our prominence in prestigious award ceremonies, both within our industry and beyond, is the true testament to our calibre. Our attention to detail and personal service, for the travel agent and consumer, has earned us a number of awards from the travel trade, our suppliers and the wider business community.

TTG Travel Awards

The TTG Travel Awards is one of the biggest nights in the UK travel industry calendar, as the best Travel Agents and travel industry suppliers are recognised in a glittering awards ceremony. After being shortlisted for four awards in 2015, we were proud to receive our first (and second) TTG Travel Awards in 2016:

  • Tour Operator of the Year - 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • Luxury Tour Operator of the Year - 2016
  • Supplier Sales Team of the Year (highly commended) - 2016

In 2016, we were also shortlisted for the Travel Company of the Year Award.


Selling Travel Agents Choice Awards

The Selling Travel Agents Choice Awards are the only travel awards entirely nominated and voted for by UK travel retailers. We're proud to have received the below awards:

  • Best Tour Operator to the Middle East - 2018
  • Best Tour Operator to India & the Indian Ocean - 2016 & 2017
  • Luxury Tour Operator - 2014 & 2015
  • Long Haul Destination Specialist Tour Operator of the Year - 2013


Travel Bulletin Star Awards

The Travel Bulletin Star Awards serve to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence by acknowledging the travel industry suppliers that have flourished over the last 12 months and have provided the best products and services possible to UK Travel Agents. We have collected the following awards:

  • Star Luxury Tour Operator of the Year - 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019
  • Star Asia Specialist Operator - 2014


SPAA Awards

The SPAA (Scottish Passenger Agents' Association) Awards celebrate the best of the Scottish travel trade. Since our inception in 2001, we have received a number of SPAA Awards, including:

  • Best Independent Long Haul Tour Operator - 2005 - 2017
  • Best Luxury Tour Operator Partner - 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2021
  • Best Independent Operator - 2015 & 2016
  • Best Overall Operator - 2013 & 2014
  • Best Specialist Operator Long Haul - 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2019


Northern Ireland Travel & Tourism Awards

The Northern Ireland Travel & Tourism Awards celebrate the very best of the Northern Ireland travel industry. We're proud to have received the following accolades:

  • Best Luxury Tour Operator - 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2021


AITO Agent & Supplier Awards

AITO (The Association of Independent Tour Operators) represents the UK's best tour operators and recognises their achievements and dedication to providing the highest levels of customer satisfaction through the AITO Agent & Supplier Awards. In 2015 we were delighted to receive our first (and second) of these awards:

  • Operator of the Year - 2015
  • Super Service Award - 2015
  • Best Newcomer Operator - 2012


Scottish Business Awards

The Scottish Business Awards aims to recognise excellence in Scottish business and celebrate those who are building, and leading, successful, growing and dynamic businesses in Scotland.

  • Customer Focus Award (highly commended) - 2013


Scottish Business Insider Awards

The Scottish Business Insider Awards celebrate the successes of Scotland's best performing small to medium sized companies. In 2012, our MD Brendan Maguire attended the ceremony to receive our award:

  • Fastest Growing SME - 2012


Scottish Enterprise

We work closely with Scottish Enterprise who support business growth and develop Scotland's business environment with ambitious companies. In addition to attending a 2014 SME strategy retreat with five other Scottish businesses, we've also received the below:

  • Business Excellence Award - 2008


Irish Travel Trade Awards

The Irish Travel Industry awards are one of the premier awards for tour operators and travel agents in Ireland, designed to recognise excellence in the delivery of international travel services:

  • Best Long Haul Operator 2018


Aspire Travel Awards

Previously part of the annual Travel Weekly Agent Achievement Awards, the Aspire Awards become a standalone event in 2019 to celebrate the best of the luxury travel sector.

  • Premium Tour Opeator of The Year 2019