Family Traveller Awards 2015 shortlist announced

Family Traveller magazine and, the UK’s first and only media business dedicated to family holidays, has announced the shortlist for its inaugural Family Traveller Awards 2015, in association with Family and Friends Railcard.

After calling on the travel industry for nominations, the expert judging panel has drawn up the shortlist across 18 categories. This shortlist is now open for reader and public votes on the dedicated awards website at

Visitors to the site can vote for their favourite brand in each category, and those with the most votes will be announced as winners at a special awards ceremony to be held in central London in September. And, each voter will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win an all-inclusive, luxury family holiday to a Club Med Sun Long Haul resort, choosing from a selection of destinations, for two adults and two children below the age of 18*.

Family Traveller Awards

The 18 award categories are:

Best UK accommodation for families

Best short-haul accommodation for families

Best long-haul accommodation for families

Best destination – domestic

Best destination – short haul

Best destination – long haul

Best city break – Europe

Best city break – outside Europe

Best family tour operator

Best family ski operator

Best family eco holiday

Best family educational holiday

Best UK day out for families

Best family festival

Best family airline

Best family cruise line

Best family ferry operator

Awesome for Families Award (the best of the rest – any product relating to family travel)

Andrew Dent, Publisher of Family Traveller magazine, said: “We are delighted with the travel industry’s response to our first ever Family Traveller Awards. Over 2200 family travel companies and brands were nominated in June and the panel had a very tough decision in creating the shortlist. Now it’s in the hands of our readers and the public, and we suggest all shortlisted companies spread the word over social media to ensure they have the best chance of winning. We are excited to see which way the results will swing and are looking forward to announcing the winners at our awards ceremony in September.”

Votes can be cast at and promoted via social media using the dedicated awards hashtag #FTAwards2015.

*Full competition terms and conditions can be found at

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