2018 Winners

AIRLINE

Best Airline, Domestic

Winner

Delta Air Lines


Editor's Picks

Southwest Airlines

United Airlines

Alaska Airlines

American Airlines

Best Airline, International

Winner

Emirates


Editor's Picks

Singapore Airlines

Swiss

Air New Zealand

British Airways

Best Airline Vacation Brand

Winner

Delta Vacations


Editor's Picks

Qantas Vacations

Southwest Vacations

United Vacations

American Airlines Vacations

CAR RENTAL

Car Rental Company Providing the Best Travel Agent Support

Winner

Enterprise


Editor's Picks

Hertz

Avis

Car Rental Company Providing the Highest Client Satisfaction

Winner

Enterprise


Editor's Picks

Hertz

Avis

CRUISE

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

Winner

Oceania Cruises


Editor's Picks

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Seabourn Cruise Line

Viking Ocean Cruises

Crystal Cruises

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

Winner

Celebrity Cruises


Editor's Picks

Holland America Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises

Royal Caribbean International

Best New Ship (ocean-going)

Winner

Viking Sky, Viking Ocean Cruises


Editor's Picks

MSC Meraviglia, MSC Cruises

MSC Seaside, MSC Cruises

National Geographic Quest, Lindblad Expeditions - National Geographic

Silver Muse, Silversea Cruises

Best Refurbished Ship (ocean-going)

Winner

Carnival Elation, Carnival Cruise Line


Editor's Picks

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)

Winner

Regent Seven Seas Cruises


Editor's Picks

Seabourn Cruise Line

Silversea Cruises

Crystal Cruises

Oceania Cruises

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

Winner

Celebrity Cruises


Editor's Picks

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)

Winner

Royal Caribbean International


Editor's Picks

Carnival Cruise Line

Celebrity Cruises

Holland America Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises

Best Expedition Cruise Line (ocean-going)

Winner

Paul Gauguin Cruises


Editor's Picks

Silversea Cruises

UnCruise Adventures

Hurtigruten

Lindblad Expeditions - National Geographic

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

Winner

Windstar Cruises


Editor's Picks

Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises

SeaDream Yacht Club

Star Clippers

Variety Cruises

Best Cruise Line for Family Activities

Winner

Disney Cruise Line


Editor's Picks

Norwegian Cruise Line

Princess Cruises

Royal Caribbean International

Carnival Cruise Line

Best Cruise Line for Shows and Nightlife

Winner

Royal Caribbean International


Editor's Picks

Celebrity Cruises

Disney Cruise Line

Holland America Line

Norwegian Cruise Line

Best New Ship (river cruise)

Winner

AmaKristina, AmaWaterways


Editor's Picks

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)

Winner

AmaWaterways


Editor's Picks

Avalon Waterways

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

Tauck

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Best River Cruise Line for Families

Winner

AmaWaterways


Editor's Picks

Avalon Waterways

CroisiEurope

Tauck

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

River Cruise Line with the Highest Client Satisfaction

Winner

AmaWaterways


Editor's Picks

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)

Winner

Viking River Cruises


Editor's Picks

AmaWaterways

Avalon Waterways

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

DESTINATIONS

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Asia

Winner

Thailand


Editor's Picks

China

India

Japan

Singapore

Taiwan

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Canada

Winner

Vancouver


Editor's Picks

Banff

Montreal

Quebec City

Toronto

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Europe

Winner

Italy


Editor's Picks

Spain

Switzerland

France

Great Britain

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, Mexico

Winner

Riviera Maya


Editor's Picks

Riviera Nayarit

Cancun

Los Cabos

Puerto Vallarta

Destination with the Highest Client Satisfaction, USA

Winner

Hawaii


Editor's Picks

Las Vegas

New Orleans

New York City

Alaska

Favorite Three-Night Destination to Sell

Winner

Las Vegas


Editor's Picks

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)

Winner

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts


Editor's Picks

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)

Winner

AMResorts


Editor's Picks

Hilton Worldwide

InterContinental Hotels Group

Marriott International

Sandals Resorts International

Best New Resort or Major Renovation, Mexico

Winner

Unico 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya


Editor's Picks

Chileno Bay Resort & Residences

Hotel Xcaret Mexico

Paradisus Los Cabos

Rosewood Puebla

Best New Resort or Major Renovation, Caribbean

Winner

Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa


Editor's Picks

Breathless Montego Bay Resort & Spa

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

Royalton Negril Resort & Spa

Sandals South Coast

Best New Resort or Major Renovation, Hawaii

Winner

Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui


Editor's Picks

The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas, Kaanapali

Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

Koloa Landing Resort

The Laylow, Autograph Collection

Best All-Inclusive Hotel Chain, Mexico

Winner

Hyatt Ziva/Hyatt Zilara


Editor's Picks

Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Palace Resorts

Posadas/La Coleccion Resorts by Fiesta Americana

Velas Resorts

AMResorts

Best All-Inclusive Hotel Chain, Caribbean

Winner

Sandals Resorts International


Editor's Picks

AMResorts

Club Med

Hyatt Ziva/Hyatt Zilara

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts

Best Hotel Chain, Europe

Winner

Marriott International


Editor's Picks

Melia Hotels International

AccorHotels

Hilton Worldwide

InterContinental Hotels Group

Best Hotel Chain, Hawaii

Winner

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts


Editor's Picks

SPG Resorts Hawaii

Aqua-Aston Hospitality

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hilton Worldwide

Best Luxury Hotel Brand

Winner

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company


Editor's Picks

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts

Belmond

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

The Peninsula Hotels

Best Hotel Brand, USA

Winner

Marriott International


Editor's Picks

Hilton Worldwide

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

InterContinental Hotels Group

Loews Hotels

Best Hotel Brand for Families, Mexico

Winner

Dreams Resorts & Spas


Editor's Picks

Hard Rock Hotels

Hyatt Ziva

Palace Resorts

Paradisus Resorts

Azul Beach Resorts

Best Hotel Brand for Families, Caribbean

Winner

Beaches


Editor's Picks

Club Med

Dreams Resorts & Spas

Paradisus Resorts

Atlantis

Best Hotel Brand for Families, Hawaii

Winner

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts


Editor's Picks

Sheraton Hotels and Resorts

Aqua-Aston Hospitality

Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Hilton Worldwide

RAIL

Best North American Rail Vacation Provider

Winner

Rocky Mountaineer


Editor's Picks

Via Rail Canada

Alaska Railroad

Amtrak Vacations/Yankee Holidays

SUPPLIER SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Favorite Hotel Rep Name

Winner

Debra Barrera Ruiz, AMResorts

Favorite Cruise Rep

Winner

Linda Kay Barber, Celebrity Cruises

Favorite River Cruise Rep

Winner

Sandra Marshall, Viking

Favorite Tour Operator Rep

Winner

Tracey Smith Campbell, Apple Vacations

Excellence in Leadership Award

Winner

Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, AmaWaterways

TOUR OPERATOR

Best Tour Operator, Escorted

Winner

Globus Family of Brands


Editor's Picks

Insight Vacations

Tauck

Trafalgar

Abercrombie & Kent

Best Tour Operator, FIT

Winner

Funjet Vacations


Editor's Picks

Gogo Vacations

Travel Impressions

Apple Vacations

Avanti Destinations

Classic Vacations

Best Tour Operator, Africa

Winner

Abercrombie & Kent


Editor's Picks

African Travel, Inc.

Great Safaris

Micato Safaris

Thomson Safaris

Best Tour Operator, Asia

Winner

Avanti Destinations


Editor's Picks

Cox & Kings

Pacific Delight Tours

SITA World Tours

Wendy Wu Tours

Best Tour Operator, Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific

Winner

Pleasant Holidays


Editor's Picks

Swain Destinations

Travel2

Down Under Answers

Goway Travel

Best Tour Operator, Caribbean

Winner

Funjet Vacations


Editor's Picks

Gogo Vacations

Travel Impressions

Apple Vacations

Delta Vacations

Best Tour Operator, Central/South America

Winner

G Adventures


Editor's Picks

Intrepid Travel

Latour

VIP Journeys

Yampu Tours

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Europe

Winner

Globus Family of Brands


Editor's Picks

Insight Vacations

Tauck

Trafalgar

Collette

Best FIT Tour Operator, Europe

Winner

Avanti Destinations


Editor's Picks

Funjet Vacations

Journese

Travel Impressions

Worldwide Traveler

Best Tour Operator, Hawaii

Winner

Pleasant Holidays


Editor's Picks

United Vacations

Apple Vacations

Blue Sky Tours

Classic Vacations

Delta Vacations

Best Tour Operator, Mexico

Winner

Apple Vacations


Editor's Picks

Delta Vacations

Funjet Vacations

Gogo Vacations

Pleasant Holidays

Travel Impressions

Best Tour Operator for Adventure/Experiential Travel

Winner

G Adventures


Editor's Picks

Intrepid Travel

Mountain Travel Sobek

Austin Adventures

Backroads

Best Tour Operator for Multigenerational Travel

Winner

Adventures by Disney


Editor's Picks

Backroads

Thomson Family Adventures

Tauck Bridges

Abercrombie & Kent

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

Winner

Globus Family of Brands


Editor's Picks

Insight Vacations

Tauck

Abercrombie & Kent

Collette

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

Winner

Funjet Vacations


Editor's Picks

Gogo Vacations

Pleasant Holidays

Travel Impressions

Apple Vacations

Avanti Destinations

TOURISM BOARD

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

Winner

Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau


Editor's Picks

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

Winner

Jamaica Tourist Board


Editor's Picks

Mexico Tourism Board

Tourism Ireland

VisitBritain

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Best Travel Insurance Company

Winner

Allianz Global Assistance


Editor's Picks

Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection

CSA Travel Protection - Generali Global Assistance

Travel Guard

Travelex Insurance Services