News Updates from the British Travel Awards

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6 May 2022

29th November Announced as BTA 21/22 Gala Night

PLUS: Last few days to enter - nominations close 22 May.

The British Travel Awards has confirmed that the winners of the 2021/22 Awards will be announced at a magnificent Gala event, on Wednesday 29th November 2022. Online booking to attend the entertainment packed evening is now open.

BTA director of events and partnerships Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “After a two -year absence we are back at London’s Battersea Evolution on 29th November. The event will be bigger and better than ever.....

April 2022

Is Your Company Better Than Average?

The British Travel Awards has the largest audience reach of any consumer holidays polling in the United Kingdom.

Annually we receive 100's of thousands of individuals casting even more votes and opinions. These big numbers can make some companies reluctant to participate thinking the mountain is too high to climb.


To allay those concerns we have looked at the votes received by winning companies for the five years (2015 - 2019). The tables below show the average of those winning votes.....

March 2022

Your Most Effective Lobbying Tool

The nominee’s direct voting app is the most effective lobbying tool for any competitor in the British Travel Awards.

Previous awards results reveal that circa 88% of total votes were received via the app. Companies who register their brands for listing on the consumer voting form are automatically assigned access to their unique app.


Consumers wishing to vote are required to enter limited personal data so we can validate their entry. The app enables voters to register their information and vote directly for your company, in your elected categories.....

9 February 2022

British Travel Awards Expands Award Categories

Confidence in forward bookings drives registrations

9 February  2022:  With registrations for the 2021/22 British Travel Awards (BTAs) coming in thick and fast, some award categories, which were dropped this year have been re-instated.


BTA director of events and partnerships Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “Registration for the Awards opened in December with a slightly scaled down list of Award categories.  Some awards were amalgamated into wider categories until we could determine if there was enough appetite to expand.....

6 December 2021

British Travel Awards Registrations Open 6 December 2021

Consumer Voting Over Summer /Autumn 2022 Gala Awards Night November 2022

6 December 2021:  Registrations for the 2021/22 British Travel Awards (BTAs) will open today with travel companies able to register for listing on the consumer facing voting form.   This year registrations will be open for an extended period, until 22 May, to allow as many travel companies as possible to feel confident about nominating their businesses for awards for the limited travel services provided in 2021, through to 2022 holidays taking place up to 2nd October.....

26 November 2021

The British Travel Awards Reboot - BTA21/22

Nominations open 6 December 2021

I’m not going to dwell on the challenges we have all faced since early 2020 - except to say, as an industry renowned for resilience and overcoming extraordinary disruptions to business, the travel industry has - and we know will, continue to serve its customers, the UK’s travelling consumers and BTA voters, whenever and wherever they can - regardless of what life throws at us. Your customers want to travel, and you want to provide them with those holidays and travel experiences - so let’s make sure those customers know who are the best in the business with the return of The British Travel Awards accolades for 2021 and 2022.

2020 British Travel Awards Virtual Event

14 December 2020: This year we announced the winners in a different format to our usual gala ceremony! We were all desperate to get together for the awards results.....

2020 British Travel Awards' Winners Announced

14 December 2020: The winners of the 2020 British Travel Awards (BTA) have been announced by the One Show’s Alex Jones and stand-up comedian Patrick Monahan.....

News Zone and Information Hub Archive

Press releases and news updates from previous British Travel Awards Programmes (2018 - 2020).

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