Irish Travel Agents Will Vote for Best Adventure Holiday Tour Operator

Irish Travel Agents Will Vote for Best Adventure Holiday Tour Operator

This year’s 25th Silver Jubilee Irish Travel Trade Awards celebrations will include a new award category, Best Adventure Holiday Tour Operator, which will put the spotlight on niche markets such as activity holidays and expedition cruises. Irish travel agents will again be able to vote for their ‘Best Newcomer’, ‘Best Agent Friendly Individual’, and ‘Best Agent Friendly Company’.


The winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner on Friday 25th November 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin – Burlington Road. The ‘Best River Cruise Company’ award category is also being reintroduced this year.

The Irish Travel Trade Awards reward excellence in product and service as voted by Irish travel agents North and South – with professionals voting for professionals. They are an opportunity for all licenced travel agents throughout the island of Ireland to show their appreciation for their suppliers by voting for them in the relevant category of these highly prized awards.

The other 20 award categories will be announced over the summer. Voting will open on Thursday 1st September 2016 and close on Monday 31st October 2016.

Event Sponsors

Awards night sponsors to date include Amazing Thailand, Cork Airport, Emirates, Hertz, Salou Tourist Board, Shannon Airport, Silversea Cruises, Spanish Tourism Office, Tourism Malaysia, Turkish Airlines, and Wendy Wu Tours.

The event is also supported by DoubleTree by Hilton and Grant Thornton.

For details of sponsorship opportunities at the 25th Silver Jubilee Awards, please contact Ian Bloomfield, T: +353 (0)1 216 4222, E:, or Hilary Drumm, T: +353 (0)85 777 0400, E:

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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