Dorking, Surrey (PRWEB) February 4, 2010
Kuoni is proud to have been voted 'Best Longhaul Operator' for an unprecedented 28 years at Travel Weekly's prestigious Golden Globe Awards, considered the 'Oscars' of the travel industry. In a hugely successful evening, Kuoni also won the 'Favourite Longhaul Operator' award as voted by the readers of the Daily Mail's Travel Mail.
The glittering ceremony at London's Grosvenor House Hotel on Tuesday 19th January saw Kirstie Allsopp and Alan Carr present 41 awards to the most deserving travel businesses after UK travel agents voted for their favourite suppliers.
Joanna Edmunds, Managing Director Kuoni UK commented, "In the current environment I am especially pleased as this means that support from the travel trade is immense. To get both customers and trade endorsing us in this way is truly fabulous. It takes a full team effort to achieve excellence and it is particularly encouraging after such a challenging year for everyone in the travel industry.
"We are delighted to have been once more voted 'Best Longhaul Tour Operator' by our retail partners. I would like to say a really big thank-you to all the agents who voted for us, and we look forward to bringing them many more years of fantastic service. The close and highly productive working relationship that Kuoni enjoys with retail partners is given high priority and we have an annual calendar of activity to support them in their sales efforts."
About Kuoni (http://www.kuoni.co.uk/EN/Pages/default.aspx ):
Kuoni was established in 1906 in Switzerland by Alfred Kuoni, a visionary adventurer and explorer of his time who opened some of Europe's first travel agencies. Today it has branch operations in over 40 countries.
For 103 years Kuoni has been creating holidays with a spirit of adventure and has been recognised consistently , winning coveted awards such as: 'The World's Leading Tour Operator' for the past 11 years at the World Travel Awards; The Daily Telegraph's Ultratravel, Sunday Times Travel Magazine and Daily Mail readers all voted Kuoni 'Britain's favourite'. Kuoni has been 'Britain's Best Longhaul Tour Operator' for the past 26 years as voted by Travel Agents. Kuoni offers luxury breaks in a number of beautiful locations, including a range of Egypt holidays (http://www.kuoni.co.uk/EN/holiday/Africa/Egypt/Pages/default.aspx ), Dubai holidays (http://www.kuoni.co.uk/EN/holiday/Asia/United-Arab-Emirates/Dubai/Pages/default.aspx ) and memorable experiences like safaris and escorted tours during Thailand holidays (http://www.kuoni.co.uk/en/holiday/Asia/Thailand/pages/default.aspx ).
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