This Year's Sponsors

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SPECIALIST TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR Sponsor

battleface

battleface provides simple, effective travel insurance built for today’s travellers. battleface allows customers to pick and choose the right policy for each trip, providing peace of mind for travels across the globe. batteface provides benefits for destinations worldwide including countries under FCDO and government advisories. Customer focus with 24/7 medical assistance: Travel isn’t 9-5! That’s why battleface has 24/7/365 on-the- ground assistance and claims services. Purchase on the go: Policies can be purchased via the website or battleface app whilst already travelling and cover is available in 54 countries. Don’t get caught out. Don’t get caught out. Protect trips with battleface.

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Influencer of the Year Sponsor

Croatian National Tourist Board

The Croatian National Tourist Board is Croatia's national tourist organization, founded with the aim of creating Croatian tourism identity and promotion of Croatia as a tourist destination. The Croatian National Tourist office in London is dedicated to promoting Croatia in the United Kingdom, and positioning Croatia as a young, vibrant and diverse destination through media and travel trade partnerships and B2B and B2C promotion.

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NATIONAL NEWSPAPER TRAVEL SECTION OF THE YEAR Sponsor

Destination Canada

From our iconic experiences such as Niagara, The Rockies or train journeys to our sustainable credentials or the development of new Indigenous tourism experiences Canada always has a great story to share. Famous for our space, as the second largest country in the world, nature and wildlife, our modern, vibrant, and youthful cities are great jumping off points to explore and together with our industry partners we can always find a newsworthy story to inspire and engage your readers.

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Travel Magazine of the Year Sponsor

Gran Canaria Tourist Board

Known as a ‘continent in miniature', this beautiful island is definitely worth exploring. Take a beach holiday to the south and soak up the sun at the Maspalomas dunes. Spend few days in the capital Las Palmas de GC, with fantastic beach, charming historical quarter and fabulous gastronomy. Those wanting a more authentic experience on this volcanic isle should head north, to enjoy scenic walks and plenty of stargazing.

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CONSUMER MAGAZINE TRAVEL SECTION OF THE YEAR

Princess Cruises

One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is the world’s leading international premium cruise line and tour company operating a fleet of 14 modern cruise ships, carrying two million guests each year to 330 destinations around the globe. A team of professional destination experts have curated 170 itineraries, ranging in length from three to 111 days. In 2017 Princess Cruises, with parent company Carnival Corporation, introduced MedallionClass holidays enabled by the Medallion, the travel industry’s most advanced wearable device, provided free to each guest sailing on a MedallionClass ship. The award-winning innovation offers the fastest way to an effortless personalised holiday.

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Sustainability Writer of the Year SPONSOR

Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia, both for leisure and business events. Our vision is to make Australia the most desirable (first time visitors) and memorable (attracting repeat visitors) destination on earth.

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FREELANCE WRITER OF THE YEAR SPONSOR

Switzerland Tourism

Switzerland Tourism promotes Switzerland worldwide as a holiday, travel and convention destination and positions Switzerland as a tourism brand standing for quality, naturalness, authenticity, sustainability and modernity under the overall concept of #IneedSwitzerland.

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Media RISING STAR OF THE YEAR Sponsor

visitPITTSBURGH

Located in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh is home to many arts and cultural offerings, an award-winning food scene, abundance of outdoor activities and high-tech status thanks to numerous start-ups calling the city home. Though Pittsburgh boasts breath-taking views, fantastic hotels and accommodations and exciting family attractions, visitors quickly discover it’s the experiences and activities that they can see, do and find only in Pittsburgh that make a visit to the region truly stand out. In June, British Airways will reinstate its direct service from London Heathrow, making Pittsburgh even more accessible to UK travellers.

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Consumer Staff writer of the year Sponsor

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company guided by its purpose – to care for people so they can be their best. As of September 30, 2021, Hyatt’s portfolio included more than 1,000 hotel and all-inclusive properties in 69 countries across six continents. Hyatt’s offerings include the Park Hyatt®, Miraval®, Grand Hyatt®, Alila®, Andaz®, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt®, Destination by Hyatt™, Hyatt Regency®, Thompson Hotels®, Hyatt Centric®, JdV by Hyatt™, Hyatt House®, Hyatt Place®, amongst others.

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