2021 Aspire Awards Shortlist

5
Independent Agency of the Year (high street)

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Haslemere Travel

Off Broadway Travel

Swords Travel

Travel Club Elite

Triangle Travel

5
Independent Agency of the Year (homeworking)

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Cartology Travel

Designer Travel

Future Travel Group Ltd

Tarporley Travel

The Luxury Traveller

4
Concierge Agency of the Year

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Elite Travel Boutique

Knightsbridge Circle

Revells Travel

Ten Lifestyle Group

5
Travel Advisor of the Year

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Christina Stewart, Cream Travel

Clare Levy, Different Planet Travel

Dan Salmon, Never A Wasted Journey

Justin Huxter, Cartology Travel

Zoe Franklin, Travel Club Elite

5
Innovation of the Year (agency)

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Elite Travel Boutique, elf delivery for Lapland bookings

Never A Wasted Journey, online service

Select World Travel, rebrand/YouTube channel

Swords Travel, associate/affiliate scheme

Travel Matters, partner promotion/B2B business tool

5
Rising Star of the Year (individual or agency)

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Angela Briggs, Designer Travel

Ben Poole, The Travel Journal

Once in a Lifetime Holidays

Pack & Ponder

Wonderluxe Travel

5
Luxury Tour Operator of the Year

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Abercrombie & Kent

Carrier

Elegant Resorts

Knighton Reeve

Travel Gallery

3
Premium Tour Operator of the Year

 

If Only

Jet2holidays

Kuoni

3
Luxury Adventure Brand of the Year

 

Abercrombie & Kent

Cookson Adventures

White Desert

6
Luxury Ocean Cruise Line of the Year

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Celebrity Cruises

Crystal Cruises

Oceania Cruises

Scenic

Seabourn

Silversea Cruises

5
Luxury River Cruise Line of the Year

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AmaWaterways

Avalon Waterways

Crystal River Cruises

Scenic

Uniworld

4
Luxury Air Service of the Year

 

Air Charter Service

ANA - All Nippon Airways

Etihad Airways

VistaJet

5
Luxury Hotel Brand of the Year

 

Belmond

Como Hotels & Resorts

One&Only Resorts

Sani & Ikos Group

Six Senses Hotels, Resorts, Spas

3
Unsung Hero of the Year (supplier)

 

Jody Green, Kuoni

Katherine Evans, Knighton Reeve

Lorraine Norcross, Carrier

4
Innovation of the Year (supplier)

 

Domus Stay, Design-led apartments

Kuoni, Covid Travel Advice Hub

One&Only Resorts, Kerzner Virtual Roadshow/Ultimate Explorers Fam Trip

Trees4Travel, Carbon Calculator/Island Love project

5
Luxury Tourist Board of the Year

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Destination Canada

Italian Government Tourist Board

Jamaica Tourist Board

Tourism Australia

Tourism New Zealand

4
Sales Representation Company of the Year

 

Highlife Marketing

Holberry Associates/Reiimagine

Perowne International

SLC Travel Marketing, PR and Representation

5
Sustainable Practice of the Year

 

Avalon Waterways

Preferred Hotel Group

Sani Resort

Six Senses Hotels, Resorts & Spas

Trees4Travel

6
Luxury Team of the Year

 

Carrier

Celebrity Cruises

If Only

ITC Travel Group

Kerzner International / One&Only

Sani & Ikos Group

Aspire will also recognise certain individuals in four special award categories – Unsung Hero of the Year - Agent, Outstanding Contribution to Luxury – Agent, Outstanding Contribution to Luxury – Supplier, and Aspire Supporter of the Year. These will be announced at the ceremony on December 13.