Throughout the year Northern Ireland Travel News organise several major trade events, notably the Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards.
For 28 years the Awards ceremony has been attended by over 400 decision-makers from all sectors of the travel industry while the Awards themselves have become a coveted symbol of success among industry peers.
This is the Northern Ireland Travel Trade’s biggest night of the year.
This year Charlie Lawson – better known as Coronation Street’s volatile, big Jim McDonald – compered this year’s Awards ceremony, which took place in the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, Newcastle on October 11, 2019.
The full list of winners are below:
Best Tourist Information Centre 2019 – Visit Belfast Welcome Centre
NI Tourism Special Achievement Award 2019 – Wilma Erskine
Ni Tourism Industry Award 2019 – Royal Portrush Golf Club – The Open 2019
Best NI Visitor Attraction 2019 – Titanic Belfast
NI Travel Student of the Year 2019 – Chloe Gordon
Best Travel Insurance Company 2019 – Blue Insurance
Best Luxury Cruise Line 2019 – Silversea
Best River Cruise Line 2019 – Riviera Cruises
Best Cruise Line 2019 – Royal Caribbean International
Best Accommodation Only Specialist 2019 – BookaBed / Room Team
Best UK Airline 2019 – Easyjet
Best Airline to Europe 2019 – Jet2.com
Best Airline Worldwide 2019 – Emirates
Best Ferry Company 2019 – Stena Line
Best Holiday Add-Ons or Car Hire Provider 2019 – Do Something Different
Best Worldwide Tour Operator 2019 – Gold Medal / Travel 2
Best Escorted Tour Operator 2019 – Travel Solutions
Best Specialist Tour Operator 2019 – American Holidays
Best Luxury Operator 2019 – If only
Best Ski Operator 2019 – Travel Solutions / Balkan Ski
Best Tour Operator to Europe 2019 – Jet2holidays
Best Destination Award 2019 – Spain
Travel Trade Manager/ Representative of the Year 2019 – Don Clarke
Best Sales Support Team to NI Travel Trade 2019 – Travel Solutions
Best Travel Industry Internet Booking System 2019 – Jet2holidays
Best NI Multiple Retail Agency Branch 2019 – TUI NEWRY
NI Travel Consultant of the Year 2019 – Janine Barr
Northern Ireland Travel Special Award 2019 – British Airways 100th Anniversary
NI Travel & Tourism Industry’s Roll of Honour – Lynda McCorry
NI Travel Industry Award 2019 – Brian Ambrose OBE
Northern Ireland Travel Agent of the Year 2019 – Limavady Travel
For more information on how you can get involved please get in touch with Events & Marketing Manager Paula McAreavey.