The leading travel company was also awarded silver in “Best Online Travel Retailer” and “Best Hotel Booking Website” categories at the prestigious 2016 British Travel Awards
LONDON – November 24th, 2016: Opodo, part of the eDreams ODIGEO group, Europe’s largest Online Travel Agency (OTA) and flight retailer, has won the “Best Flight Booking Website” award at the 2016 British Travel Awards (BTA). The announcement was made on 23 November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London.
In the year that the company is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary, Opodo received the most public votes in the category for the second year in a row, also taking away high honours in the “Best Online Travel Retailer” and “Best Hotel Booking Website categories”.
Winning the accolade of “Best Flight Booking Website” demonstrates the high quality service offered by the company over the last twelve months, highlighting how the OTA has built on its trusted reputation for quality service, fantastic choice of holidays and excellent deals in Britain.
The silver awards in the “Best Online Travel Retailer” and “Best Hotel Booking Website” categories further recognise the brand’s ongoing dedication to delivering great service.
Andreas Adrian, Group Market Director at eDreams ODIGEO, the parent company of Opodo, comments: “It is fantastic to be named ‘Best Flight Booking Website’ at the British Travel Awards for the second year in a row. As we celebrate our fifteenth anniversary this year, it means a lot that our experience of the industry gleaned from these years clearly makes a noticeable difference to our customers, whose votes have helped us rise above the competition. More people are flying now than ever before and online booking has revolutionised the way people purchase flights and holidays. We strive to ensure we help our customers find the most convenient flights for them at best price possible in the shortest possible time and it’s great to see this work recognised through this award.”
British Travel Awards’ chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “Opodo is to be congratulated on winning Best Flight Booking Website and silver awards for “Best Hotel Booking Website” and “Best Online Travel Retailer”. Competition was fierce this year with more companies entering the competition than ever before – 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 and testament to the great products and services travel companies offer to their customers.”
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For more information please contact the Opodo press office at ODIGEO@hopeandglorypr.com / 0203 588 9700.
Leading online travel agent Opodo.co.uk was named “Best Flight Booking Website” in the 2015 and 2016 British Travel Awards. With a presence in 14 countries, this pioneer of online travel offers deals from over 450 airlines and 855,000 hotels to make it as quick and easy as possible for an increasing number of consumers to find the best value and most convenient travel options; getting them to more of the places they want to be.
About eDreams ODIGEO:
eDreams ODIGEO is one of the world’s largest online travel companies and one of the largest European e-commerce businesses. Under its four leading online travel agency brands – eDreams, GO Voyages, Opodo, Travellink, and the metasearch engine Liligo – it offers the best deals in regular and charter flights, low-cost airlines, hotels, cruises, car rental, dynamic packages, holiday packages and travel insurance to make travel easier, more accessible, and better value for the more than 17 million customers it serves worldwide. With a presence in 44 markets, the company has a human team of over 1,700 professionals. eDreams ODIGEO is listed in the Spanish Stock Market.