2018 Winners

AIRLINE

Best Airline, Domestic

Winners

Delta Air Lines


Editor's Pick

Southwest Airlines

United Airlines

Alaska Airlines

American Airlines

Best Airline, International

Winners

Emirates


Editor's Pick

Singapore Airlines

Swiss

Air New Zealand

British Airways

Best Airline Vacation Brand

Winners

Delta Vacations


Editor's Pick

Qantas Vacations

Southwest Vacations

United Vacations

American Airlines Vacations

CAR RENTAL

Car Rental Company Providing the Best Travel Agent Support

Winners

Enterprise


Editor's Pick

Hertz

Avis

Car Rental Company Providing the Highest Client Satisfaction

Winners

Enterprise


Editor's Pick

Hertz

Avis

CRUISE

Best Onboard Dining (ocean-going/less than 1,300 passengers)

Winners

Oceania Cruises


Editor's Pick

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Seabourn Cruise Line

Viking Ocean Cruises

Crystal Cruises

Best Onboard Dining (ocean-going/more than 1,300 passengers)

Winners

Celebrity Cruises


Editor's Pick

Holland America Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises

Royal Caribbean International

Best New Ship (ocean-going)

Winners

Viking Sky, Viking Ocean Cruises


Editor's Pick

MSC Meraviglia, MSC Cruises

MSC Seaside, MSC Cruises

National Geographic Quest, Lindblad Expeditions - National Geographic

Silver Muse, Silversea Cruises

Best Refurbished Ship (ocean-going)

Winners

Carnival Elation, Carnival Cruise Line


Editor's Pick

Crystal Symphony, Crystal Cruises

Sea Princess, Princess Cruises

Silver Cloud, Silversea Cruises

Westerdam, Holland America Line

Cruise Line with the Highest Client Satisfaction (less than 1,300 passengers)

Winners

Regent Seven Seas Cruises


Editor's Pick

Seabourn Cruise Line

Silversea Cruises

Crystal Cruises

Oceania Cruises

Cruise Line with the Highest Client Satisfaction (more than 1,300 passengers)

Winners

Celebrity Cruises


Editor's Pick

Holland America Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises

Royal Caribbean International

Carnival Cruise Line

Cruise Line Providing the Best Travel Agent Support (ocean-going) (including booking tools, marketing support, education programs)

Winners

Royal Caribbean International


Editor's Pick

Carnival Cruise Line

Celebrity Cruises

Holland America Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises

Best Expedition Cruise Line (ocean-going)

Winners

Paul Gauguin Cruises


Editor's Pick

Silversea Cruises

UnCruise Adventures

Hurtigruten

Lindblad Expeditions - National Geographic

Best Small-Ship Line (ocean-going, less than 250 passengers)

Winners

Windstar Cruises


Editor's Pick

Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises

SeaDream Yacht Club

Star Clippers

Variety Cruises

Best Cruise Line for Family Activities

Winners

Disney Cruise Line


Editor's Pick

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises

Royal Caribbean International

Carnival Cruise Line

Best Cruise Line for Shows and Nightlife

Winners

Royal Caribbean International


Editor's Pick

Celebrity Cruises

Disney Cruise Line

Holland America Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Best New Ship (river cruise)

Winners

AmaKristina, AmaWaterways


Editor's Pick

American Duchess, American Queen Steamboat Company

Crystal Bach, Crystal River Cruises

Emerald Liberte, Emerald Waterways

Joie de Vivre, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Viking Longship Herja, Viking River Cruises

Best Onboard Dining (river cruise)

Winners

AmaWaterways


Editor's Pick

Avalon Waterways

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

Tauck

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Best River Cruise Line for Families

Winners

AmaWaterways


Editor's Pick

Avalon Waterways

CroisiEurope

Tauck

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

River Cruise Line with the Highest Client Satisfaction

Winners

AmaWaterways


Editor's Pick

Avalon Waterways

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Viking River Cruises

River Cruise Line Providing the Best Travel Agent Support (including booking tools, marketing support, education programs)

Winners

Viking River Cruises


Editor's Pick

AmaWaterways

Avalon Waterways

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

DESTINATIONS

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Asia

Winners

Thailand


Editor's Pick

China

India

Japan

Singapore

Taiwan

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Canada

Winners

Vancouver


Editor's Pick

Banff

Montreal

Quebec City

Toronto

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Europe

Winners

Italy


Editor's Pick

Spain

Switzerland

France

Great Britain

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Mexico

Winners

Riviera Maya


Editor's Pick

Riviera Nayarit

Cancun

Los Cabos

Puerto Vallarta

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, USA

Winners

Hawaii


Editor's Pick

Las Vegas

New Orleans

New York City

Alaska

Favorite Three-Night Destination to Sell

Winners

Las Vegas


Editor's Pick

Los Cabos

New Orleans

San Francisco

Disneyland Resort (Anaheim, Calif.)

Theme Park Company Providing the Best Travel Agent Support (including booking tools, marketing support, education programs)

Winners

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts


Editor's Pick

Legoland

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Universal Parks & Resorts

HOTELS & RESORTS

Hotel/Resort Chain Providing the Best Travel Agent Support (including booking tools, marketing support, education programs)

Winners

AMResorts


Editor's Pick

Hilton Worldwide

InterContinental Hotels Group

Marriott International

Sandals Resorts International

Best New Resort or Major Renovation, Mexico

Winners

Unico 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya


Editor's Pick

Chileno Bay Resort & Residences

Hotel Xcaret Mexico

Paradisus Los Cabos

Rosewood Puebla

Best New Resort or Major Renovation, Caribbean

Winners

Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa


Editor's Pick

Breathless Montego Bay Resort & Spa

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

Royalton Negril Resort & Spa

Sandals South Coast

Best New Resort or Major Renovation, Hawaii

Winners

Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui


Editor's Pick

The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas, Kaanapali

Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

Koloa Landing Resort

The Laylow, Autograph Collection

Best All-Inclusive Hotel Chain, Mexico

Winners

Hyatt Ziva/Hyatt Zilara


Editor's Pick

Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Palace Resorts

Posadas/La Coleccion Resorts by Fiesta Americana

Velas Resorts

AMResorts

Best All-Inclusive Hotel Chain, Caribbean

Winners

Sandals Resorts International


Editor's Pick

AMResorts

Club Med

Hyatt Ziva/Hyatt Zilara

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts

Best Hotel Chain, Europe

Winners

Marriott International


Editor's Pick

Melia Hotels International

AccorHotels

Hilton Worldwide

InterContinental Hotels Group

Best Hotel Chain, Hawaii

Winners

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts


Editor's Pick

SPG Resorts Hawaii

Aqua-Aston Hospitality

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hilton Worldwide

Best Luxury Hotel Brand

Winners

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company


Editor's Pick

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts

Belmond

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

The Peninsula Hotels

Best Hotel Brand, USA

Winners

Marriott International


Editor's Pick

Hilton Worldwide

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

InterContinental Hotels Group

Loews Hotels

Best Hotel Brand for Families, Mexico

Winners

Dreams Resorts & Spas


Editor's Pick

Hard Rock Hotels

Hyatt Ziva

Palace Resorts

Paradisus Resorts

Azul Beach Resorts

Best Hotel Brand for Families, Caribbean

Winners

Beaches


Editor's Pick

Club Med

Dreams Resorts & Spas

Paradisus Resorts

Atlantis

Best Hotel Brand for Families, Hawaii

Winners

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts


Editor's Pick

Sheraton Hotels and Resorts

Aqua-Aston Hospitality

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hilton Worldwide

RAIL

Best North American Rail Vacation Provider

Winners

Rocky Mountaineer


Editor's Pick

Via Rail Canada

Alaska Railroad

Amtrak Vacations/Yankee Holidays

SUPPLIER SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Favorite Hotel Rep Name

Winners

Debra Barrera Ruiz, AMResorts

Favorite Cruise Rep

Winners

Linda Kay Barber, Celebrity Cruises

Favorite River Cruise Rep

Winners

Sandra Marshall, Viking

Favorite Tour Operator Rep

Winners

Tracey Smith Campbell, Apple Vacations

Excellence in Leadership Award

Winners

Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, AmaWaterways

TOUR OPERATOR

Best Tour Operator, Escorted

Winners

Globus Family of Brands


Editor's Pick

Insight Vacations

Tauck

Trafalgar

Abercrombie & Kent

Best Tour Operator, FIT

Winners

Funjet Vacations


Editor's Pick

Gogo Vacations

Travel Impressions

Apple Vacations

Avanti Destinations

Classic Vacations

Best Tour Operator, Africa

Winners

Abercrombie & Kent


Editor's Pick

African Travel, Inc.

Great Safaris

Micato Safaris

Thomson Safaris

Best Tour Operator, Asia

Winners

Avanti Destinations


Editor's Pick

Cox & Kings

Pacific Delight Tours

SITA World Tours

Wendy Wu Tours

Best Tour Operator, Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific

Winners

Pleasant Holidays


Editor's Pick

Swain Destinations

Travel2

Down Under Answers

Goway Travel

Best Tour Operator, Caribbean

Winners

Funjet Vacations


Editor's Pick

Gogo Vacations

Travel Impressions

Apple Vacations

Delta Vacations

Best Tour Operator, Central/South America

Winners

G Adventures


Editor's Pick

Intrepid Travel

Latour

VIP Journeys

Yampu Tours

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Europe

Winners

Globus Family of Brands


Editor's Pick

Insight Vacations

Tauck

Trafalgar

Collette

Best FIT Tour Operator, Europe

Winners

Avanti Destinations


Editor's Pick

Funjet Vacations

Journese

Travel Impressions

Worldwide Traveler

Best Tour Operator, Hawaii

Winners

Pleasant Holidays


Editor's Pick

United Vacations

Apple Vacations

Blue Sky Tours

Classic Vacations

Delta Vacations

Best Tour Operator, Mexico

Winners

Apple Vacations


Editor's Pick

Delta Vacations

Funjet Vacations

Gogo Vacations

Pleasant Holidays

Travel Impressions

Best Tour Operator for Adventure/Experiential Travel

Winners

G Adventures


Editor's Pick

Intrepid Travel

Mountain Travel Sobek

Austin Adventures

Backroads

Best Tour Operator for Multigenerational Travel

Winners

Adventures by Disney


Editor's Pick

Backroads

Thomson Family Adventures

Tauck Bridges

Abercrombie & Kent

Escorted Tour Operator Providing the Best Travel Agent Support (including booking tools, marketing support, education programs)

Winners

Globus Family of Brands


Editor's Pick

Insight Vacations

Tauck

Abercrombie & Kent

Collette

FIT Tour Operator Providing the Best Travel Agent Support (including booking tools, marketing support, educational programs)

Winners

Funjet Vacations


Editor's Pick

Gogo Vacations

Pleasant Holidays

Travel Impressions

Apple Vacations

Avanti Destinations

TOURISM BOARD

U.S. Tourism Board Providing the Best Travel Agent Support

Winners

Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau


Editor's Pick

Visit Florida

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau

NYC & Company, Inc.

International Tourism Board Providing the Best Travel Agent Support

Winners

Jamaica Tourist Board


Editor's Pick

Mexico Tourism Board

Tourism Ireland

VisitBritain

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Best Travel Insurance Company

Winners

Allianz Global Assistance


Editor's Pick

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection

CSA Travel Protection - Generali Global Assistance

Travel Guard

Travelex Insurance Services