Virgin Holidays scoops TTG Long-Haul Operator of the Year Award

24 September 2010

Virgin Holidays is pleased to announce another industry accolade to add to its award cabinet. The TTG (Travel Trade Gazette) Awards took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London on 23rd September where Virgin Holidays won the Long-Haul Operator of the Year award. Virgin Holidays beat the likes of Kuoni and Thomas Cook Signature to win the title. After a break in 2009 the award is the third time Virgin Holidays has won, winning in 2007 & 2008.

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About Virgin Holidays:

Virgin Holidays is the UK's favourite worldwide holiday company. Founded in 1985 on the Virgin principles of excellent customer service, value, reliability, responsibility and a sense of fun, it has used its entrepreneurial heritage and passion for innovation to benefit customers and communities around the world.

The brand is particularly known for the 'magic touches' it has brought to market.  From the world's first dedicated airport leisure lounges to the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in the Caribbean, Virgin Holidays puts its customers and the communities it works with at the heart of its commitment to do things differently.

In 2012, it was voted Best Overall Tour Operator to the USA, Canada and the Caribbean at the prestigious, consumer-voted, British Travel Awards.

What is TTG?

Travel Trade Gazette is the leading weekly newspaper for the travel industry, and has been published since 1953. The paper has a circulation of 24,000 and is distributed to travel professionals including travel agents, tour operators and suppliers such as airlines and cruise companies.

What are the TTG Travel Awards?

The TTG Travel Awards are the longest established and most sought-after accolades in the travel industry, and took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Thursday, September 23, 2010.

The awards boast the most rigorous judging process in the industry, with suppliers rated by travel agents before being shortlisted and assessed by expert judging panels.