Luxury travel operator APT has been announced as the winner – Best Escorted Tours Holiday Company (Small) at the 2015 British Travel Awards. Alongside the gold award, APT was also awarded Silver in both the Best River Cruise and Best Holiday Company to Australasia categories.
The announcement was made on 25 November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London and attended by close to a thousand travel industry people.
Commenting on the award, APT Executive General Manager Global Sales and Marketing, Debra Fox, said, “This is an outstanding achievement for APT and we are absolutely delighted. It is testament to the hard work and dedication of our team in the UK and also globally. I would like to thank them for delivering an exceptional product for our guests.
“What makes the award particularly special for us is the fact that it was voted on by the British travelling public. Their opinion is highly valued, both by fellow travellers and the wider travel industry and our thanks also goes to our guests and trade partners for their continued support,” she said.
British Travel Awards’ chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “More than a quarter of a million consumers voted this year to determine the winners of the 2015 British Travel Awards – it’s the largest awards programme in the UK and to win is a clear statement that companies are providing excellence in travel to the discerning consumer. The travelling public regard the British Travel Awards winners logo as the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who are the best travel companies and APT is to be congratulated on their achievement.”