Silver Travel Awards 2018
There have been over 100,000 votes cast in this year’s Silver Travel
Awards, with tens of thousands of people recognising the travel
companies, cruise lines and destinations that have given really
excellent service and ensured you have had a superb time on your
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The winners, as decided by you all, will be announced at an exciting evening Awards ceremony on Monday 9th July at the stunning National Portrait Gallery in London, hosted by Classic FM's ever-charming John Suchet.
We look forward to welcoming all our guests on the night, and to revealing the lucky winners of these prestigious awards.
Our sponsors this year
Headline SponsorSaga Holidays – known to us all for their dedication to holidays and short breaks for the Silver Traveller. We are so pleased to have Saga Holidays join us for the second consecutive year!
Gold SponsorWendy Wu Tours – provide inspirational trips to Asia, specialising in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, India, Japan and now, South America. They too join us for the second year running.
Silver SponsorAvis – providing vehicle hire around the world, to ensure you can travel to where you want, when you want. Freedom with wheels.
Bronze SponsorsShearings – with a diverse range of holidays and accommodation on offer, perfect for those over 50. We are delighted to have Shearings sponsor us for the fourth year.
Solos Holidays – taking single travellers to great destinations for activity, beach, touring, cruising and sporting holidays. And with us as sponsors for the fourth year in a row.
Headline Media Sponsor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday are the leading mid-market daily and Sunday newspapers in the UK and both are hugely influential with loyal readerships.
Travel Media SponsorTravel Weekly is the UK's market-leading publication and digital news site for the travel industry.
will be providing the soundtrack for our evening for the third year running, and we look forward to being enchanted by their string quartet.
Our category sponsors include Holland America Line, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and My InterRail, all for the third year running. We are delighted to also welcome G2 Films and World of Cruising Magazine as a sponsor this year.
The Award categories this year are:
|Best Ocean Cruise Line
||Best Self-Catering Travel Company
|Best Luxury Cruise Line
||Best Escorted Tour Operator (UK Tours)
|Best Specialist or Expedition Cruise Line
||Best Escorted Touring Operator |
(Europe & Long Haul Tours)
|Best River Cruise Line ||Best Luxury Escorted Touring Operator|
|Best Luxury River Cruise Line||Best Operator for the Single Traveller|
|Best Short Haul Tour Operator ||Best Villa Holiday Company |
|Best Long Haul Tour Operator ||Best Rail Holiday Company |
|Best Activity or Adventure Tour Operator||Best Airline|
|Best Cultural Tour Operator ||Best Car Rental Company |
|Best City Breaks Operator ||Best Overseas Destination|
|Best Accessible Travel Provider |
The Silver i-Award
This new award will recognise the travel company or destination that has delivered outstandingly for the mature traveller since 1 May 2017 in terms of an idea, initiative or innovation in its marketing, product development or overall operation. This Award will be judged by senior travel industry figures and presented at the Silver Travel Awards ceremony on 9 July 2018.
Watch our video of the 2017 ceremony highlights