Saga Travel Group - simply the best - 46 awards at the 2014 British Travel Awards

Thursday 27 November 2014

Saga’s travel businesses - Saga Holidays, Saga Cruises, Titan Travel and Destinology have been declared simply the best at the travel industry Oscars – the British Travel Awards – where they collected a total of 46 awards based on votes from the public.

Saga Travel Group - simply the best - 46 awards at the 2014 British Travel Awards

Andrew Strong, chief executive of Saga’s Travel

businesses said: “We’re overwhelmed to have won an amazing 46 awards at this year’s event – making us the most successful organisation at the travel industry’s Oscars.  Saga works hard to provide great holiday experiences across the globe for the nations over 50s and we’re pleased that this has been recognised with 20 awards including 7 Golds. We’re also proud that Titan Travel’s escorted tours and Destinology’s luxury holidays were recognised for their ability to delight and inspire - with Titan collecting an amazing 19 awards, nine of them gold and Destinology  7 awards.”


British Travel Awards’ chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “This year was a record breaking year for consumer voting with more than 1.2 million votes cast to determine the winners of the coveted British Travel Awards –  the largest consumer voted awards programme in the UK; to win is truly an accolade.  The travelling public regard the British Travel Awards winner’s logo as the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really are the best travel companies and Saga is to be congratulated on the achievement.”

-ENDS-

About Saga Travel:

Saga is a leading provider of products and services primarily tailored for customers over the age of 50 in the UK. The Saga brand has been carefully developed over the past 60 years to become one of the most recognised and trusted brands among UK consumers aged over 50. Saga is synonymous in the UK with the over 50s market and is recognised for its high quality products and services.  These include cruises and holidays, home and motor insurance, savings and share dealing and the UK’s award winning Saga Magazine.  

BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS

The British Travel Awards is the largest awards programme in the UK created to reward the best companies in travel.  The British Travel Awards are easily the most recognisable of all travel industry accolades amongst consumer and industry professionals alike with categories spanning all types of holiday experience - transport, destination, cruise, customer service, holiday extras, and accommodation. The British Travel Awards symbol is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business.  The 2014 BTAs results were announced on 26 November at Battersea Evolution. The British Travel Awards are funded by the registration fees and patronage of sponsors who have identified the ROI from increased brand visibility and sales opportunities as the consumer and trade audience grows exponentially year-on-year

Saga Awards

7 GOLD AWARDS

Best Holiday Company to Western Europe                                          

Best Holiday Company to South East Asia                                             

Best Holiday Company for Escorted Adventures               

Best Holiday Company for Special Interests                        

Best Holiday Company to Central and South America     

Best Holiday Company for Singles                                                            

Best Specialist Small Ship Cruise Line                                                      

8 SILVER AWARDS


Best UK Departure Cruise Line                                                                  

Best Escorted Tours Holiday Company                                   

Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company                            

Best All Inclusive Holiday Company                                                         

Best Holiday Company for Customer Service                      

Best Holiday Company to Southern Asia                               

Best Holiday Company to Sub-Saharan Africa                     

Best Holiday Company to the Middle East                            

5 BRONZE AWARDS

Best Luxury Holiday Company                                   

Best Holiday Company to Canada                                                            

Best Holiday Company to the Iberian Peninsula                

Best Holiday Company to East and South-east Europe   

Best Rail Holiday Company

Destinology Awards

Silver Awards

Best Weddings and Honeymoons - medium sized company

Best Holiday Company to the Caribbean & Bermuda - medium

Bronze Awards

Best Independent Travel Agency

Best Holiday Company to Sub Saharan Africa

Best Holiday Company to the Indian Ocean

Best Holiday Company to the Middle East

Best Travel Retailer for Customer Service

Titan Awards (medium sized company)

Winner

Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company

Best Escorted Tours Holiday Company

Best Coach Holidays Company

Best Safari, Wildlife & Nature Holiday Company

Best Holiday Company to Sub Saharan Africa

Best Holiday Company for Customer Service

Best Holiday Company to the Iberian Peninsula

Best Holiday Company to the USA

Best Holiday Company to Canada

Silver Awards

Best Special Interest Holiday Company

Best Holiday Company to Central & S. America

Best Holiday Company to Central & N. Europe

Best Holiday Company to Southern Asia

Best Holiday Company to E. & S.E. Europe

Best Holiday Company to Western Europe

Bronze

Best Holiday Transfer Company

Best Holiday Company to the Italian Peninsula

Best Holiday Company to Australasia

Best Holiday Company to East & Central Asia

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