Kuoni wins ten new travel awards

From: Kuoni Travel Ltd
Published: Fri Nov 18 2011

Kuoni, a leading luxury tour operator, has won ten new awards for its travel services, including the title of 'Long Haul Tour Operator of the Year'. These awards help to further endorse its position as the number one operator in the UK for quality and tailor-made long haul travel.

The title of 'Long Haul Tour Operator of the Year' was voted by the Scottish Passenger Agents' Association (SPAA), an important travel trade association in Scotland.

In addition to the 'Long Haul Tour Operator of the Year' award, Kuoni was also named:
- Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Tour Operator
- Best Weddings and Honeymoons Tour Operator
- Best Tour Operator to the Caribbean and Bermuda
- Best Tour Operator to Asia and Australasia
- A Specialist Award for Best Adult Only Tour Operator
- Silver Award for Best Tour Operator to Central and South America
- Bronze Award for Best Tour Operator across Africa and Middle East

The seven accolades above were awarded at the British Travel Awards, which was presented by Denise Lewis, former British heptathlon Gold Medallist and former 'Strictly Come Dancing' star. All awards were voted for by customers and therefore represent a genuine vote of confidence in Kuoni's products and service, which include Caribbean holiday and Maldives holiday packages.

Kuoni also received the award for 'Long Tour Operator of the year to the Indian Ocean', which was awarded at the Travel Agent Choice awards.

In response to the award wins, Derek Jones, Managing Director of Kuoni UK, said: "I want to thank everyone at Kuoni for the parts they have played in helping us to gain this level of recognition from agents and customers alike. It is a testament to how committed and enthusiastic our staffs are in helping the industry sell with the best support possible from Kuoni, and to ensuring the travelling public enjoy their travels to the maximum."

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About Kuoni Group:
The Kuoni Group is one of the world's leading globally-active leisure and destination management travel organisations, with a worldwide workforce of 8 772 (full-time equivalent) employees and consolidated turnover of CHF 3 984 million in 2010. Kuoni's activities are focused on its core leisure travel and destination management businesses. The head office of Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. is in Zurich, Switzerland, where Alfred Kuoni founded the company back in 1906. The Kuoni Group has steadily and systematically developed its position in the world travel market over the years and has branch operations in Africa, Asia, Europe, India, Middle East, North America, South America and Oceania.

Kuoni UK offers holidays in a number of locations, including holidays in Mauritius, holidays in Dubai, and holidays in Thailand. The company's Authentic Experiences enable travellers to do as the locals do or learn from experts in their field.

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Kuoni Travel Ltd
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