The TTG/Teletext British Travel Awards, saw leading UK
site Travelocity.co.uk take the award for Best Travel Website, beating off
competition from companies such as Expedia.co.uk, Holidayautos.co.uk,
Lastminute.com and last year`s winners Thomascook.com.
Charlotte Harper, marketing director, Travelocity.co.uk
of the votes in its category, the runner up was some 37% behind this total.
The overall results, announced at a ceremony in Battersea Marquee, spanned
categories and were voted for by travel agents. Over 6,000 travel agents
Other industry leaders, alongside Travelocity, recognised at this event
included British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Kuoni.
Charlotte Harper, marketing director, Travelocity.co.uk commented after the
ceremony: “We are absolutely delighted with our success tonight and to be
recognised as leaders in the British travel industry alongside other
prestigious companies such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic.”
“We recently redesigned our site to give a sharper, fresher and faster
experience for our customers. Improved functionality gives our customers
quicker access to the air fares they want. The fact that we search 95% of
airlines means that customers are almost guaranteed to get exactly what
are looking for. From tonight`s success, it seems that our peers in the
industry recognise the value of the service we are offering which makes
award all the more special.” Continued Harper.
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