2024 Shortlist


We're thrilled to announce our shortlist of nominees! The winners will be revealed at our annual awards ceremony on Thursday, November 28 . Don't miss out on this spectacular event – secure your spot now by purchasing your ticket here .



Please be aware that all attendees, including representatives from shortlisted companies  are required to purchase a ticket.  


Champions of Digital

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Champions of Content

This award seeks to honour travel firms and/or digital agencies which put good quality content at the heart of their strategy to inspire customers throughout their dreaming, booking and experiencing journey. We’re looking for original and creative use of written, visual and audio content whether professionally produced or user-generated or both on any and/or multiple channels. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

AERTiCKET

Cheap Holiday Expert

Destinology

Enjoy Travel Group

HolidayPirates

TravelUp

Trending Travel

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Champions of Customer Experience

This award will be given to the technology provider or in-house technology team responsible for the best example of design and functionality developed to address customer requirements and enhance their digital experience. Judges will be looking for a combination of outstanding aesthetics and simple usability to make the experience as relevant and personalised as possible. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

ExpectMe

Hands In

Hopper

loveholidays

Paxport

TProfile

Trip.com Group

Virgin Trains Ticketing

Zest Car Rental

8
Champions of Data

This award will be given to the technology company or in-house technology team judged to have used modern technologies to make the most intelligent and successful use of data in its business to tailor the offering to their target market. Judges will be looking for innovative techniques in both the collation and analysis of data and for success in exploiting the insights it offers, while keeping within data protection regulations and ensuring consumer confidentiality. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Beyond

HalalBooking

Holibob

loveholidays

SMARTSEER GmbH / easyJet holidays

TBO

Travelier

Trip.com Group

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Champions of Mobile

This award will be given to a technology provider or in-house technology team within an organisation which has developed or launched a leading mobile app or service during the entry period. We’ll be looking for entries that show innovation in this increasingly crucial channel that demonstrate successful execution of a pre-defined, strategic approach to providing goods and/or services via mobile.

Calvium

eSIM Go

Hubby eSIM

Macs Adventure

Sykes Holiday Cottages

TravelUp

Trip.com Group

Vox Group

Marketing Awards

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Best Content Marketing Campaign

This award is looking for the entry that demonstrates the most creative and advanced use of content to have the biggest impact among consumers. This could be content tailored for organic or paid search or online display, content for visual platforms, or audio content for podcasts, and written content. Judges will want to see evidence that investing in quality content is delivering against KPIs. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Accord Marketing

Beyond

Destinology

Paxport

Red Carnation Hotels

Secret Escapes

TBO

Trending Travel

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Best Multi-Media Campaign

This award will be given to the agency or travel brand that has excelled in using a wide range of media channels. We’re looking for an integrated campaign that combines more than one or all of the following channels: online display, search engine marketing, influencer marketing, social, mobile, text, retargeting, content and voice. Particular notice will be taken of use of new and emerging media platforms and advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Destinology

Finn Partners for Belize Tourism Board

Inghams

2
Best Social and Influencer Campaign

This award will be given to a digital marketing agency and/or travel brand which has excelled using social media channels and influencers to build brand affinity, hone their marketing messages to key target groups and drive loyalty and advocacy. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

lastminute.com

Trending Travel

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Campaign of the Year

This award will be given to the agency or travel brand behind the digital marketing campaign that is considered to have had the biggest impact. We’re looking for something that demonstrates real creativity and flair, a deep understanding of digital channels and consumers, and has ensured the travel brand stood out among its competitors. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Beyond

Canine Cottages

Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL) - The Holiday Plunge Campaign

Destinology

lastminute.com

Trending Travel

Special Achievement Awards

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Mastercard B2B Payments Award

Mastercard is thrilled to continue our Headline Sponsorship of the Travolution Awards and to launch the Mastercard Award for B2B Payment Innovation. This award recognises the innovations that connect travel merchants, financial institutions and fintechs, and which help to bring consumer itineraries to life.

This award recognises the importance of the seamless network of B2B payments that occur between travel buyers, suppliers and financial institutions. The award will honour an innovative payment strategy implemented by a travel agency or other travel merchant, or an enhanced B2B payment product brought to market by a financial institution, or a new solution or an update to an existing solution developed through fintech innovation or partnership. The strategy or product must be ready for live implementation or be no more than two years old."

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B2B Wallet by Outpayce from Amadeus

B4B Payments

Felloh

Hands In

Virgin Atlantic

WEX

Technology Impact Awards

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Best Data Analytics Platform

Making sense of data in travel is increasingly essential, so we are looking for specialists in this area who have a demonstrable track record of deriving actionable insights that are being applied in the market to improve performance and business success against set KPIs. This could be an internal team or a third-party agency and particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Beyond

SMARTSEER GmbH

TripStax

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Best Technology Innovation

This award will be given to a technology provider and/or travel organisation considered to have developed the most innovative software or hardware product for the travel sector. The winning innovation is likely to be new and therefore will be relatively untested in the market, but has gone through proof of concept and is being used in a live, test or pilot environment. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Calvium

Chain4Travel

Ecommpay

Hands In

Holibob

iWander

Koddi

SMARTSEER GmbH

Tour Amigo

Travelier

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Best Technology Product

This award will be given to an individual technology product which is considered to have made the biggest impact in the market. The winning product in this category is likely to be already established in the sector but has seen particular growth or impact during the entry period. It could be a traditional software solution, selling/tour operator platform, Software as a Service (SaaS) or plug-in feature or application. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

eSIM Go

eviivo

RateHawk

Royal Caribbean International

Sykes Holiday Cottages

TProfile

TripStax

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Best Use of Artificial Intelligence

This award is looking for examples of the successful application of emerging Artificial Intelligence technology in the travel sector. This could be to improve back office functions and efficiencies, analysis of data and customer insights for personalisation or to improve product distribution marketing and merchandising. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months.

Boom

Cruisewatch.ai

eviivo

iWander

Joyned

Nezasa

Publicis Sapient for Homes & Villas by Marriott Bonvoy

SMARTSEER GmbH

Trip.com Group

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Disruptor Of The Year

This award is looking for a technological development or platform that is challenging the norms and laying the groundwork for the future direction of technology in the travel sector. We’ll be looking for systems that offer agility and flexibility, and which support brands to be responsive to modern consumer demands. Are you challenging legacy, if so tell us all about it. Particular notice will be taken of advances and innovations made within the last 12 months although contenders will be expected to be relatively early-stage.

ExpectMe

Fragomen Nomadic

Holibob

Hubby eSIM

iWander

Mews

Technology Supplier Awards

These awards are for B2B travel technology developers and suppliers who specialise in creating systems and digital solutions for companies who operate in the travel sector. Despite challenges of the last year many tech firms have continued to innovate and react to emerging demand from customers. We want to hear from you.

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Best Large Technology Supplier

This award will be given to the large travel technology developer which is considered to have progressed most in its field in the entry period. This might be a legacy multinational which has modernised its offering or a niche supplier which has seen success introducing a new or innovative concept. This category is open to companies with more than 50 employees whether providers of traditional software products, selling/tour operator platforms or Software as a Service (SaaS) or plug-in features and applications.

Axabee

HotelRunner

Kantox

Kaptio

Nezasa

Traveltek

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Best Small Technology Supplier

This award will be given to the small travel technology developer which is considered to have progressed most in its field in the entry period. This might be a large legacy developer which has modernised its offering or a niche supplier which has seen success introducing a new or innovative concept. This category is open to companies with fewer than 50 employees whether providers of traditional software products, selling/tour operator platforms or Software as a Service (SaaS) or plug-in features and applications.

Felloh

Holibob

Hubby eSIM

Joyned

SMARTSEER GmbH

TProfile

Traverse Automation

3
Best Technology Partnership

This award is looking for technology firms that have teamed up to pool their resources and knowhow to provide enhanced solutions for the travel sector. With specialists increasingly working in collaboration today, we want to hear from technology developers that have forged a new partnership to create digital products or services that have met a need among travel clients in the last 12 months.

HotelPORT

Hubby eSIM

Nezasa

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Best Technology Project

The winner of this award will be given to the entry judged to showcase best practice in technology procurement and project management from initial scoping work to implementation. We want to hear from technology firms and clients who have worked collaboratively to achieve their goals on time and within budget on a project that was started or completing during the last 12 months.

API Global Solutions (Accommodations Plus International)

Axabee

Nezasa

RightRez

SMARTSEER GmbH

Sykes Holiday Cottages

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Best Technology Team

This award seeks recognise the fact that there are always talented individuals behind every technology. We’re looking for the technology team, whether working for a tech specialist or an in-house team at a travel company or a combination of both, that has excelled in the past 12 months to continue developing and innovating existing technology or on a new project to meet the technological requirements of their clients and/or brand.

Go City

SMARTSEER GmbH

TProfile

Traveltek

Trade and Intermediary Awards

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Best for Experiences

This award will go to the experiences operator or aggregator that best demonstrates its expertise and success in the tickets and activities sector whether that’s multi-day or shorter tours. Judges will be looking for the website or mobile app that stands out from the crowd in its approach and excels in providing the customer with exactly what they want.

Attraction Tickets

Holibob

Hotel Treats

iWander

SeePlaces

ToursByLocals

3
Best for Travel Deals

We’re looking for travel’s stand-out third-party marketing platform regardless of what specific discipline it operates in. Flash sales, database and email marketing, call generation, social networks, closed user group sale sites are all heavily used by travel firms seeking high quality leads, along with the dominant search engines and price comparison sites. So which is the most effective?

HolidayPirates

Ice Travel Group

Secret Escapes

3
Best On The Road

This award will go to the car hire company, transfers or aggregator that best demonstrates its expertise and success in the ground transportation sector. Judges will be looking for the website or mobile app that stands out from the crowd in its approach and excels in providing the customer with exactly what they want.

HolidayTaxis Group

Rhino Car Hire

Zest Car Rental

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Best Travel Retailer

This award will go to the B2C brand judges deem to be doing the best job promoting and selling holidays and trips to the general public. Judges will be looking for the website or mobile app that stands out from the crowd in its approach and excels in providing the customer with exactly what they want.

Booking.com

Expedia Group

lastminute.com

loveholidays

On the Beach

Skyscanner

Travel Republic

TravelUp

Consumer Awards

The Consumer Awards, sponsored by Ice Travel Group, are categories which are all voted for by the public, see the shortlisted entries below.

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Best on the Box: TV Campaign of the Year

 

Airbnb: Pick your own bedtime

Booking.com: Book whoever you want to be

British Airways holidays: Take your holiday seriously

On the Beach: Booking Geniuses

Solmar Villas: That's so so Solmar

TUI: Live Happy

5
Embracing Creativity: Best use of Social

 

On the Beach

Ryanair

Trending Travel

Vibe/Jet2

Virgin

5
Going the Extra Mile: Best for Customer Experience

 

British Airways Holidays

Jet2holidays

On the Beach

Travel Republic

TUI

5
Impact Award: Making A Difference

 

easyJet holidays

G Adventures

Hays Travel

TUI

Virgin Atlantic

5
Nation’s Favourite: Most Loved Holiday Company

 

easyJet holidays

Jet2holidays

loveholidays

On the Beach

TUI

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