Sovereign Luxury Travel shortlisted for BTA awards
- Category: Awards
- Created on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 10:36
Sovereign Luxury Travel shortlisted for BTA awardsSovereign Luxury Travel has been named by the British Travel Awards (BTAs) as one of the shortlisted contenders for the Best Tour Operator to the Iberian Peninsula & Islands and Best Tour Operator to Hellenic Europe 2012.
Sovereign Luxury Travel has over 40 years’ experience as a specialist travel company offering holidays of outstanding quality and exceptional value to Mediterranean Europe and beyond. Sovereign’s Travel Advisors are complete experts and can make personal recommendations based on first-hand experience. Customers can benefit from superior treatment at every step of the journey, from complimentary UK airport lounge passes to hassle-free private transfers and a 24 hour Sovereign Concierge Service in resort seven days a week.
“I am very proud that Sovereign Luxury Travel has been nominated for two such respected awards. We have a committed team of professionals with extensive local knowledge and a portfolio of the finest properties from boutique boltholes in the Canaries to family-friendly beach resorts in Greece. Sovereign offers exceptional value for money without compromising on luxury which is why so many of our customers return to book their holidays with us year after year,” comments Stephanie Pritchard, Managing Director Sovereign Luxury Travel.
BTA’s chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “Sovereign Luxury Travel is to be congratulated on reaching the finals of the prestigious British Travel Awards. The largest consumer voted awards programme in the UK, The BTAs are designed to reward the best companies in travel, and the winning accolade is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business of travel for the UK consumer. Good luck to Sovereign Luxury Travel!”
All companies entered for an Award were put before a core selection of industry professionals, drawn from the BTA Academy, a panel of respected individuals in business from both in and outside the travel industry, who whittled the nominations down to the list of final nominees in each of the seventy-five categories. The next stage sees the shortlisted companies put before the public vote with voting promoted through BTA media partners which include The Times, Sunday Times, The Sun, Sunday Sun and the Global Radio stations, including LBC and Classic FM. Shortlisted companies are also encouraged to lobby their happy customers for votes!
The winners will be the companies with the most votes - in 2011 over 700,000 votes were cast with the voting process and results scrutinized and audited by independent auditors Deloitte LLP. The winners of the 2012 British Travel Awards will be announced at a glittering ceremony on 1 November at the Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park, London.