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Jet2.com and Jet2Holidays were the big winners at this year’s Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards taking home four gongs including the Outstanding Achievement Award, which went to the airline and operator’s chief executive, Steve Heapy.

Jet2holidays won two awards: Best Trade Sales Team and Best Short-Haul Operator, while its airline business Jet.com won Best Short-Haul Airline.

Royal Caribbean International, Gold Medal and Holiday Extras each won two awards at the event on Thursday which was attended by 1,200 guests at the Great Ballroom at Grosvenor House on London’s Park Lane.

On the Water, sponsored by Traveltek

Best Ferry Company – P&O Ferries
Best Mainstream Cruise Company – Royal Caribbean International
Best Premium Cruise Company  – Celebrity Cruises
Best Specialist Cruise Company – Azamara Club Cruises
Best River Cruise Company – Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Best Luxury Cruise Company – Silversea Cruises

On the Move, sponsored by P&O Ferries

Best Rail Company – Great Rail Journeys
Best Mainstream Touring Company – Titan
Best Premium Touring Company – Insight Vacations
Best Car Rental Company – Flexible Autos
Best Adventure Operator – G-Adventures

Destination sector, sponsored by Travelzoo

Best Tourist Board – Tourism Australia
Best All-Inclusive Resort Operator – Sandals
Best Hotel Chain (Worldwide) – Palladium Hotel Group
Best Attraction (Worldwide) – Walt Disney World Resort

Flying, sponsored by Air Travel Guide

Best Short-Haul Airline – Jet2.com
Best Long-Haul Airline – Emirates
Best UK Airport – Manchester
Best Premium Airline – Emirates

Serving the industry, sponsored by Palladium Hotel Group

Best Add-ons Provider – Holiday Extras
Best Technology Provider – Amadeus
Best Insurance Provider – Holiday Extras
Best Trade Sales Team – Jet2Holidays
Best Trade Friendly Brand – Royal Caribbean International

Long-haul, sponsored by G Adventures

Best Long-Haul Operator (Multi Destination) – Gold Medal
Best Long-Haul Specialist Operator – Wendy Wu Tours
Best Luxury Operator – Kuoni
Best Consolidator – Gold Medal

Short-haul, sponsored by Paysafe

Best Short-Haul Operator – Jet2Holidays
Best Operator for Activities – Inghams
Best Accommodation-Only Provider – Super Break
Best UK Holidays Operator – Bourne Leisure

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