Meet The Sponsors

A big thank you to our sponsors

The TravMedia Awards would be nothing without the support of our wonderful sponsors. Each of the brands and organisations below will be firmly placed front and centre of the event in April, enjoying close networking with finalists over dinner as well as the chance to announce the winner and present their award on stage. If you are interested in joining our current sponsors, please check our all the opportunities here or contact Louise Napier direct.

Outstanding Contribution Award
Influencer Rising Star of the Year


Pittsburgh is an edgy urban destination offering an alternative city break in the US. For decades, Pennsylvania’s second city has been forging a thrilling cultural scene, where cutting edge artists such as Andy Warhol were born and raised. It’s a city with a rich history and a bright future, where local businesses thrive, from street food and craft beverages to inspiring tech companies and iconic sports teams. A city of contrasts, Pittsburgh offers over 90 diverse neighbourhoods to explore, carved by the confluence of two rivers and surrounded by outdoor adventure possibilities.

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Diversity Champion of the Year

Visit Gibraltar

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Travel Magazine of the Year

Gran Canaria Tourism

This beautiful island is known as a ‘Continent in miniature’ and definitely worth exploring. Take a beach holiday to the south of the island and soak up the Canarian sun at the Maspalomas dunes. Spend a few days in the capital, Las Palmas de GC, a city with an interesting heritage and charming old quarter combined with fabulous gastronomy and amazing new Aquarium. Those wanting a more authentic experience on this volcanic isle should head north, where they can enjoy scenic walks and plenty of stargazing opportunities.

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National Newspaper Broadsheet Travel Section of the Year

Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia, both for leisure and business events. The organisation is active in 15 key markets and activities include advertising, PR and media programmes, trade shows and industry programmes, consumer promotions, online communications and consumer research. Our vision is to make Australia the most desirable and memorable destination on earth.

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Travel Media Website OF THE YEAR

Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises is one of the world’s largest cruise brands, delivering dream holidays to millions of guests every year in the most sought-after destinations on the largest ships that offer elite service personalisation customary of small, yacht-class ships. Well-appointed staterooms, world-class dining, grand performances, award-winning casinos and entertainment, luxurious spas, imaginative experiences and boundless activities blend with exclusive Princess Medallion Class service to create meaningful connections and unforgettable moments in the most incredible settings in the world - the Caribbean, Alaska, Panama Canal, Mexican Riviera, Europe, South America, Australia/New Zealand, the South Pacific, Hawaii, Asia, Canada/New England, Antarctica, and World Cruises.

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Consumer Staff Writer of the Year

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation is a leading global hospitality company, guided by its purpose – to care for people so they can be their best. The portfolio includes more than 1,250 hotels and all-inclusive properties, in 76 countries across six continents. Hyatt is the world’s fastest-growing hotel group in Northern America and EMEA regions, with more than 200 hotels in EAME including 15 UK properties. Hyatt’s brands include Park Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency®, Alila®, Andaz®, Thompson Hotels® and Secrets® amongst others, across distinct collections — Independent, Inclusive, Boundless and Timeless — catering to all types of travellers.

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Media Rising Star of the Year

True Traveller

True Traveller, in partnership with AXA, is travel insurance designed by travellers for holidaymakers, adventure travellers, digital nomads and backpackers. They offer cover for one way travel as well as for those already abroad and can also offer cover to those volunteering with animals. All claims are handled in house, and so can be turned around and paid quickly. Travellers can take out cover online in minutes, save insurance policy documents to your Apple or Android wallet and you are all set to go. True Traveller also includes up to 92 activities as standard with flexible options to upgrade the policy to cover multiple other activities. Rated five-star by TrustPilot &

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Switzerland Tourism

Switzerland Tourism's main function is the promotion of Switzerland as a holiday, travel and conference destination. Founded in 1917, Switzerland Tourism is the country's official national tourist office. Switzerland Tourism specialises in the implementation of demand-stimulating and creative marketing and PR campaigns across a wide range of channels and platforms. Switzerland Tourism is present in 22 markets worldwide, employing around 240 people. Its office for the UK & Ireland is located in Holborn, London.

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Welcome Drinks Reception SPONSOR

Hong Kong Tourism Board

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is a government-subvented body. Operating 15 offices around the world and representative offices in seven different markets, its primary mission is to maximise the social and economic contribution that tourism makes to the community of Hong Kong and to consolidate the city’s position as a world-class destination. The HKTB works closely with the government, travel industry and other partners to promote Hong Kong worldwide, widen the range of tourism products Hong Kong offers, elevate service standards, and enhance the visitor experience. 

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