Dorking, Surrey (PRWEB) May 22, 2010
Leading travel specialist Kuoni has been revealed as the winner of the ULTRA (Ultimate Luxury Travel Related Award) for Best Large Tour Operator at the star-studded Daily Telegraph Ultratravel 100 Awards, which are devoted to the luxury travel market.
The prestigious award ceremony was held on Monday 10 May at London's Dorchester Hotel and was supported by a host of celebrities including Ronan Keating, Lawrence Llewelyn-Bowen and Kathy Lette.
The much coveted ULTRA award was presented to Kuoni by Former Formula 1 team owner and BBC pundit, Eddie Jordan, and Telegraph travel editor Graham Boynton.
Commenting on Kuoni's win, UK MD Joanna Edmunds said, "I was delighted to pick up the Ultratravel 100 Award for Best Large Tour Operator, and it's a great honour that readers have voted for us once again. This award reflects the passion and expertise of the team and the strength of Kuoni's many years of tailor made holiday (http://www.kuoni.co.uk/EN/Pages/default.aspx ) experiences. We are also thrilled that Carrier and VJV, members of the Kuoni UK group, were nominated - A proud moment for Kuoni."
For 104 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 11 years in a row at the World Travel Awards. Kuoni has been 'Britain's Best Longhaul Tour Operator' for the past 28 years as voted by Travel Agents. This latest accolade further cements Kuoni's reputation within the luxury holiday sector as the market leader.
Kuoni, the luxury holiday operator, 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.
Kuoni offers luxury breaks in a number of beautiful locations, including a range holidays to Egypt (http://www.kuoni.co.uk/en/holiday/africa/egypt/pages/default.aspx ), all inclusive Thailand holidays (http://www.kuoni.co.uk/en/holiday/asia/thailand/pages/default.aspx ) and Dubai luxury holidays (http://www.kuoni.co.uk/en/holiday/asia/united-arab-emirates/dubai/pages/default.aspx ) and as well as a host of memorable experiences such as; brewing coffee at ancient Brazilian fazendas, tracking chimpanzees in the wilds of Tanzania and salsa dancing in Havana. The company's Authentic Experiences enable travellers to do as the locals do or learn from experts in their field.
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