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ITTN Awards – The Wonderful Winners

The Irish Travel Trade Network (ITTN) Awards took place in the Clayton Hotel, Dublin 4 on Friday, 25 November. It was a star-studded event which saw the cream of the Irish Travel Outbound Industry celebrate an incredible year for the industry.

The winners on the night were:

Best Tourist Boards & Destinations – Sponsored by Virgin Atlantic

  • Best Tourist Board Europe – Spanish Tourism Office​
  • Best Tourist Board International – Visit USA
  • Best Destination Europe – Spain
  • Best Destination Worldwide – New York

Best Car Hire & Transport – Sponsored by Silver Sea Cruises

  • Best Car Hire – Hertz
  • Best Irish Airport – Dublin Airport
  • Best Ferry Company – Irish Ferries

Best Tour Operators – Sponsored by Hertz

  • Best Escorted/Adventure Tour Company – Intrepid
  • Best Sun Tour Operator – Sunway Holidays
  • Best Longhaul Operator – Sunway Holidays
  • Best Ski Operator – Topflight

Best Airlines – Sponsored By Salou

  • Best Airline to Europe – Aer Lingus
  • Best Airline to North America – Aer Lingus
  • Best Airline Worldwide – Emirates

Best Cruise – Sponsored By Spanish tourism office 

  • Best Cruise Company – Royal Caribbean
  • Best Premium Cruise Company – MSC Cruises – Yacht Club
  • Best Luxury Cruise Company – Celebrity Cruises
  • Best River Cruise Company – Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Best Accommodation, Insurance and Technology – Sponsored by Aerlingus

  • Best Accommodation Provider – Bookabed
  • Best Insurance Provider – Blue Insurance
  • Best Technology Provider – Amadeus
  • Supplier of the Year – TUI
TUI – ITTN Awards

Travel Agent Awards

Sponsored by Blue Insurance

  • Travel Agency of the Year Overall – O’Hanrahan Travel

Sponsored by Crystal Ski

  • Travel Agency of the Year Ski – Icon Travel
Icon Travel – ITTN Awards

Sponsored By Ponant

  • Travel Agency of the Year Cruise – Travel Escapes
Travel Escapes – ITTN Awarads

Sponsored by Barbados

  • Travel Agency of the Year Luxury – Fahy Travel
Fahy Travel – ITTN Awards

Sponsored by Iberostar

  • Travel Agency of the Year Long Haul – Cassidy Travel, St Stephen’s Green
Cassidy Travel – ITTN Awards

Sponsored by Visit Malta

  • Travel Agency of the Year Sun – KT Travel
KT Travel – ITTN Awards

Managing Director Sharon Jordan said, “Ireland’s Travel Trade Network has provided Ireland’s travel industry, north and south, with independent, insightful, professional reporting for over 55 years. We are delighted to bestow these awards on the twenty-eight companies and wish to recognise the effort made by every company that entered the awards, to reignite our wonderful industry. We wish each company the best for the future.”

Emer Roche
Emer Roche
Emer has over 10 years experience working for Irish magazines, supplements, websites and creative agencies. She’s written features for U Magazine, Image Magazine and theheyday.ie, across a range of subjects such as women’s interest, travel, culture, news and interviews. She also has a portfolio of commercial writing for creative agencies, such as RTE.ie and Originate Creative. Emer is a Dublin native with part of her heart in Ardmore, County Waterford. She lives in Dublin 7 with her husband, two kids, dog and cat.

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