icelolly.com has been announced as the winner of Best Travel Comparison Website at the prestigious 2019 British Travel Awards. The announcement was made on 27 November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London and attended by nearly a thousand travel industry people.
In addition to winning the Gold Award in the Best Travel Comparison Website category, icelolly.com – which was named the UK’s largest website comparing holiday packages and deals by leading competitive intelligence and research company, Hitwise, earlier this year – received a Silver Award in the Best Travel Deals Provider category.
“To win a Silver award in the Best Travel Deals Provider category and be named Best Travel Comparison Website at the British Travel Awards is a tremendous achievement for icelolly.com,” said Richard Singer, CEO, icelolly.com. “I am delighted that the team has been recognised for their exceptional efforts in making icelolly.com the successful business it is today.”
British Travel Awards’ Chief Executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “icelolly.com is to be congratulated on winning Best Travel Comparison Website at the British Travel Awards 2019. Competition was particularly strong this year but ultimately it is the travelling public who decide the winners by voting for the travel companies they consider the best in the business. The British Travel Awards is the largest awards programme in the UK and to win is truly an accolade.”
icelolly’s stature as one of the UK’s leading travel brands has been recognised by customers and the industry alike this awards season. In addition to its success at the British Travel Awards, the company, which is based on Park Row in Leeds City Centre, was named Travel Brand of the Year and recognised as Best Metasearch at the Travolution Awards on 14 November, which celebrate innovation and excellence in travel focussing on brands in online, digital and tech. The company was also named Best Travel Comparison Website at the Travelmole Awards, which were held on 20 November and recognise the best of web, social and mobile in the travel industry.
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Notes To Editors
icelolly.com compares more holiday deals than any other website in the UK. With more than 20 million visitors each year and one of the largest Social followings in travel, icelolly.com allows customers to compare and save on millions of package holidays, cruises, UK breaks and more from leading travel companies. Previous awards include being named Travel Brand of the Year (<£25m) at the Travel Marketing Awards 2019‘ and Best Website’ at the Northern Digital Awards 2019; ‘Rising Brand of the Year’ and ‘Best Use of Social Media’ at the Travolution Awards 2018; ‘Travel & Tourism eCommerce Website of the Year 2018’ at the Northern eCommerce Awards; and ‘Innovation in Integration: Combining Tech Powers’ at the 2018 dotmailer Email Marketing Awards: the dotties.
The British Travel Awards is the largest awards programme in the UK created to reward the best companies in travel. The British Travel Awards are easily the most recognisable of all travel industry accolades amongst consumer and industry professionals alike with categories spanning all types of holiday experience – transport, destination, cruise, customer service, holiday extras, and accommodation. The British Travel Awards symbol is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business. The British Travel Awards are funded by the registration fees and patronage of sponsors who have identified the ROI from increased brand visibility and sales opportunities as the consumer and trade audience grows exponentially year-on-year. The British Travel Awards is a proudly independent organisation, verified by leading global business practitioners Deloitte.