Silver Travel Awards 2019

STOP PRESS! SHORTLISTS ANNOUNCED

Find out who is on the shortlist

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Dame Esther RantzenThis year’s Silver Travel Awards were open for voting from 1 March until 10 May 2019. We are delighted to have received over 140,000 votes from you, the general public, who voted for those companies, cruise lines and destinations that you feel offer a fabulous service to mature travellers, and are happy to go the extra mile, or two, when needed. You’ve chosen companies both big and small: the vital thing is that they’ve given you the very best service on your trip. The shortlists for the twenty one categories, from best luxury cruise line to best rail holiday provider, through the various escorted touring operators, activities holidays and best destination for the over 50s, will be announced at the end of May – so watch this page for the updates! We know you’ll want to see if your favourites are in with a chance of winning.

Silver Travel Awards

The Awards will be presented to the winners at a sparkling evening reception, hosted by the remarkable Dame Esther Rantzen on 26 June at BAFTA, Piccadilly, London, before an audience of senior travel industry staff, and around 30 Silver Travellers – free tickets are available by ballot, email your interest to [email protected].     

We are delighted that so many of you took the time to vote – we await the announcement of the winners on 26 June with bated breath.

Silver Travel Awards 2018
Silver Travel Awards 2018
Silver Travel Awards 2018

Our sponsors

Each year our sponsors show their commitment to providing an exceptional service for mature travellers:

Gold sponsors

ShearingsShearings is a leading provider of holidays for the over 50s, so sponsoring the Silver Travel Awards is a perfect way to demonstrate their belief in offering the highest standard of service and wide range of holidays.

AvisAvis is pleased to sponsor the Silver Travel Awards and provides a trusted name for car hire around the world for all travellers, including those over 50.

Silver Sponsors

SagaSaga Holidays – from Maria Whiteman, Managing Director, "We're absolutely delighted to be sponsoring the 2019 Silver Travel Awards. It’s an exciting time to be in travel with more over-50s looking to immerse themselves in new experiences and cultures."


EmeraldEmerald Waterways – "We have been a proud supporter of Silver Travel Advisors since we launched in 2013 and we are very honoured to build on our close relationship by being part of the Silver Travel Awards for 2019", David Winterton, Head of Marketing UK & Global Brand Curator.

Bronze sponsors

SolosSolos Holidays – "We are once again sponsoring these important awards.  Many mature travellers are travelling by themselves these days and we know how vital it is for them to feel their choices and concerns are properly understood", Andrew Williams, Managing Director.

Wendy WuWendy Wu Tours – "As providers of Asian and South American escorted tours, we value our customers who are Silver Travellers and are pleased to be working with Silver Travel Advisor once again at their Awards ceremony", Wendy Wu, Founder.

Singapore TourismSingapore is so much more than the sum of its numerous attractions. It’s constantly evolving, reinventing, and reimagining itself, with people who are passionate about creating new possibilities. It’s where foodies, explorers, collectors, action seekers, culture shapers, and socialisers meet - and new experiences are created every day. Because we’re more than just a destination. We’re where passion is made possible.

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