The BGTW Tourism and Members’ Awards

The BGTW Awards Dinner, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018, is one of the highlights of the travel industry calendar.

The 2018 event, which took place on Sunday 4 November – as always, on the eve of World Travel Market – at The Savoy hotel in central London, was kindly sponsored by the Balearic Islands Tourist Board (comprising Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera).

During the evening, the winners of the BGTW Tourism Awards, and the annual BGTW Members’ Awards, were announced.

Launched 40 years ago as the Silver Otter Award, the BGTW Tourism Awards – divided into three categories: UK and Ireland; Europe; and the Wider World – showcase outstanding tourism projects.

The annual BGTW Members’ Awards recognise excellence across all disciplines of travel journalism produced by members of the BGTW.

The 2017 BGTW Awards Dinner was sponsored by Sri Lanka Tourism

The BGTW Awards Dinner, held in the glamorous surroundings of The Savoy’s Lancaster Ballroom, provides an annual opportunity for ambassadors, ministers of state, travel and tourism CEOs and their top executives, PRs and key travel editors, journalists and bloggers, to get together and network.

Over the years this black-tie event has become well known as an evening of great company, great food and great entertainment.

Dancers at the 2015 BGTW Gala Awards Dinner, sponsored by the Development Foundation of Armenia

How to buy tickets

Tickets are available via the BGTW Secretariat. Tables of  10, 11 or 12 are available.

New Orleans jazz featured at the 2014 BGTW Awards Dinner, sponsored by Louisiana and Brand USA

Cover Image ©Ernest Llofriu Palou


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