Silver Travel Awards 2017
Drum roll at Silver Towers ...
The voting has now closed! And so begins the grand count, so we can find out just which are your favourite travel companies, cruise lines and attractions: those who go the extra mile to provide exceptional service for the over 50s. You have voted in the thousands, so Award winners can be confident they are delivering what Silver Travellers want.
All those who voted were automatically entered into a prize draw to win a 13 night Saga Cruise, and the winner is Mary Stone from Oxford.
We are really excited about this year’s
Silver Travel Awards, where the Awards winners will be announced, as it will be taking place at Madame Tussauds on 8 June
at 7pm, where guests can mingle with the famous waxworks. Aled Jones, of Classic FM and The Snowman fame, will be our illustrious host for the evening.
Carole Tidball from Silver Travel Advisor, said "I can certainly recommend the venue as suitable for older visitors and those with limited mobility". She visited recently to carry out an inspection, and produced a glowing report for us.
The Silver Travel Awards celebrate the best
in travel for the over 50s and is voted for by you, members of the public. Last
year’s winners were thrilled to be part of the occasion at the London
Transport Museum and to have their excellence recognised. Voting this year has now closed and the results are eagerly awaited. They will be posted here on 9 June 2017.
We are proud to be partnering with the Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday, so look out for our ads in the press.
Naomi Thornton, PR Manger from Saga Holidays: "We're absolutely delighted to be sponsoring the 2017 Silver Travel Awards.”
Headline Media Sponsor
Peter Davenport, Mail Advertising: "Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday readers took 17.8 million holidays and short breaks abroad in the last 12 months. With travel being so important to our readers we’re delighted to be sponsoring the 2017 Silver Travel Awards to celebrate the best travel players out there for the over 50s."
Drinks Reception Sponsor
- Best Specialist Cruise Line is sponsored by Four Communications.
- Best Activity Tour Operator is sponsored by Sun Park Living
- Best Operator for the Single Traveller is sponsored by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
- Best Airline is sponsored by Your Service Centre Gatwick
- Best Overseas Destination is sponsored by Holland America Line
- Best Ocean Cruise Line
- Best River Cruise Line
- Best Large Tour Operator is sponsored by Avis Car Rental
- Best Cultural Tour Operator
- Best City Breaks Tour Operator
- Best UK Breaks Operator
- Best accessible Travel Provider
- Best Self-catering Accommodation
- Best Car Rental company
- Best Escorted Touring Operator (UK Tours)
- Best Escorted Touring Operator (Europe & Longhaul Tours)
- Best Rail Holiday Provider is sponsored by My InterRail
Exceptional Achievement Award
As in previous years, there will be a
further award - The Exceptional Achievement Award which will be made to one
individual as a lifetime recognition of support for the mature traveller. The winner of this award is determined by a
panel of senior figures from the travel industry.
New for 2017: Classic FM 25 Year Anniversary Travel Company Award
Classic FM celebrates 25 Years of delivering the world’s greatest music in 2017 and to mark this special anniversary, Silver Travel Advisor is delighted to be partnering with them in an additional award to recognise the Best Travel Company with at least 25 years’ experience of creating great holidays for their customers. This Award will be judged by a panel of travel experts.Read more about our sponsors