The most popular travel brands receive distinguished accolades as testament to their excellent work over the past year
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SINGAPORE, October 31, 2017 -- The prestigious TripZilla Excellence Awards 2017 has named 37 remarkable travel companies and organisations for service excellence, outstanding business practices and for bringing innovative travel to consumers.
These distinguished accolades are presented to Travel Agencies, Cruises, Activities and Attractions, Hotels, and other Travel Services as testament to their achievements over the last year. The winners were chosen via an intensive voting process conducted on the TripZilla platform from 16 to 22 October.
Organised by TripZilla, an independent and leading online travel media in Southeast Asia that reaches more than 25 million travellers monthly, the Awards reflect the voices of travel consumers – the heart of the travel industry.
This year has seen the addition of new categories such as Best Family Resort, Best New Attraction, and Best Vacation Rental Website. First-time winners who made their way into the TripZilla Excellence Awards 2017 include Hotel YAN, Sentosa, Avis Car Rental, HomeAway and FWD. Several winners have also made notable wins by clinching the Awards for three years running, such as Jetabout Holidays (Best for Australia) and JTB Pte Ltd (Best for Japan).
“As a leading B2C digital travel publication with the largest community of travellers in Southeast Asia, TripZilla would like to salute the best in the industry for their good work in the past year. We hope the timely sharing of the results will also help the many travellers who are planning their year end vacations make more informed choices,” said Winnie Tan, CEO of TripZilla.
Please refer to Annex A for the full list of 2017 winners. To find out more about these winning companies, click here.
About TripZilla Excellence Awards 2017
The prestigious TripZilla Excellence Awards honour the industry’s best travel companies and organisations for service excellence, outstanding business practices and for bringing innovative travel to consumers. This year, there were 37 hotly contested categories and the winners were decided via an intensive round of voting carried out on TripZilla’s platform.
As an independent and leading online travel media in Southeast Asia that reaches more than 25 million travellers every month, TripZilla represents the voice of Asian travellers and is in the best position to name the most-loved travel brands. Travel companies who receive this distinguished accolade are being endorsed as market leaders by one of the largest travel community and leading digital travel media company in Southeast Asia.
For more information, please visit https://www.tripzilla.com/excellence-awards/2017.
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1. Travel Agencies
Best for Australia - Jetabout Holidays
Best for Bhutan - EU Asia
Best for China - CTC Travel
Best for Europe - EU Holidays
Best for Exotic Tours - CTC Travel
Best for Japan - JTB Singapore
Best for Korea - CTC Travel
Best for Luxury Tours - Insight Vacations
Best for Malaysia - Konsortium Express and Tours
Best for Muslim Tours - Ruby Rashid Travels & Tours
Best for New Zealand - Dynasty Travel
Best for USA - EU Holidays
Most Innovative Tour Product - H.I.S International Travel
Best Boutique Hotel - Naumi Singapore
Best Family Resort - D'Resort Downtown East
Best for Couples - The Quincy Hotel
Best for Staycation - Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa
Best Heritage Hotel - Raffles Hotel Singapore
Best Wellness Hotel - Oasia Hotel Downtown
Above and Beyond (Service Excellence) - Hotel YAN
Best Cruise Activities - Costa Cruises
Best Cruise Agency - Planet Travel
Best Cruise Entertainment - Costa Cruises
Best Cruise Line - Princess Cruises
Best Family Cruise - Costa Cruises
Best Luxury River Cruise - Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
4. Activities & Attractions
Best Dance Party of the Year - Ultra Singapore
Best Family Attraction - Wild Wild Wet Downtown East
Best Nature Encounter - Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
Best New Attraction - AJ Hackett Sentosa
Best Singapore Destination - Sentosa
Best Theme Attraction - Gardens by the Bay
5. Other Travel Services
Best Vacation Rentals Website - HomeAway
Best Car Rental Company - Avis Car Rental
Best Online Buying Experience (Travel Insurance) - HL Assurance
Best Travel Insurance - FWD
Best Online Travel Agency - ZUJI