Cruise Nation Nominated for 2016 British Travel Awards

Swansea-based tour operator Cruise Nation has been nominated for the ‘Best Online/Call Centre Travel Retailer’ and ‘Best Cruise Holiday Retailer’ awards in the prestigious 2016 British Travel Awards (BTAs).

The winners will be determined by consumers, who have until 30 September to cast their vote, with the successful companies announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner, being held in London on 23 November 2016.

Cruise Nation is a multi award-winning tour operator which aims to make cruising affordable for everyone, whether you’re an established cruise passenger or new-to-cruise.

Since the company was started in 2009, it has won a number of awards from different cruise lines and industry bodies. Last year, Cruise Nation was recognised at the British Travel Awards, winning Best Cruise Holiday Retailer and receiving a Silver award for Best Online/Call Centre Travel Retailer.

The Cruise Nation team pride themselves on creating cruise packages to an exciting range of destinations to suit all schedules, budgets and interests. With their unique Smart Packages, customers can expect exclusive deals at unbeatable prices, including flights from regional airports and free hotel stays for more than just a cruise holiday.

Phil Evans, MD of Cruise Nation, said: “We’re delighted to have been nominated in the BTAs for yet another year. Being recognised by such a prestigious awards programme is a huge honour and we hope we’ll be lucky enough to win again this year.”

British Travel Awards’ chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “This year there are nearly seven hundred nominations listed against 83 Award categories and competition to win a British Travel Awards will be fierce. In 2015 more than a million votes were cast by the consumer to decide the winners, making the BTAs easily the largest awards programme in the UK. Voting in the 2016 Awards is now open and nominated companies have until 30th September to lobby their happy customers for votes – good luck to Cruise Nation.”

The British Travel Awards are considered the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the travel industry. The British Travel Awards is a proudly independent organisation, verified by leading global business practitioners, Deloitte.

For more information about Cruise Nation or to book your tailor-made cruise now, call the experts for free on 0800 408 0758 or visit www.cruisenation.com.

Follow the British Travel Awards on Twitter @BritTravAwrds #votebta16 or join the LinkedIn group to receive regular updates.

TO VOTE FOR CRUISE NATION PLEASE VISIT: http://britishtravelawards.com/btaform.php?nomLink=171

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For further press information, please contact:
Melissa Hobson
Rooster PR
T: +44 (0)20 3440 8927
E: cruisenation@rooster.co.uk

British Travel Awards – Jane Richards
T: +44 (0)7711 101493
E: jane@britishtravelawards.com

About Cruise Nation
Cruise Nation is a multi award-winning tour operator which aims to make cruising affordable for everyone, whether you’re an established cruise passenger or new-to-cruise.

The Cruise Nation team pride themselves on creating cruise packages to an exciting range of destinations to suit all schedules, budgets and interests.

With their unique Smart Packages, customers can expect exclusive deals at unbeatable prices, including flights from regional airports and free hotel stays for more than just a cruise holiday.

For more information or to book your tailor-made cruise now, call the experts for free on 0800 408 0758 or visit www.cruisenation.com.

About The British Travel Awards
The British Travel Awards is the largest awards programme in the UK created to reward the best companies in travel. The British Travel Awards are easily the most recognisable of all travel industry accolades amongst consumer and industry professionals alike with categories spanning all types of holiday experience – transport, destination, cruise, customer service, holiday extras, and accommodation. The British Travel Awards symbol is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business.

The British Travel Awards are funded by the registration fees and patronage of sponsors who have identified the ROI from increased brand visibility and sales opportunities as the consumer and trade audience grows exponentially year-on-year. The 2016 BTA Winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner in London Wednesday 23 November 2016.