Published on Thursday, September 27, 2012
The UK's leading travel companies celebrated in London yesterday after scooping gongs at the TravelMole 2012 UK Web Awards.
The awards, now in their ninth year, recognise the best online content in the travel and tourism industry.
After the awards ceremony at DoubleTree by Hilton London - Tower of London, the winners (and losers) were treated to a party at London's famous Windmill Theatre with The Sounds of the Supremes tribute act on stage.
TravelMole's Graham McKenzie and The Supremes
The TravelMole 2012 UK Web Awards winners were:
Best Accommodation Site Over 20 rooms
Best Airline Site
Best Car Hire Site
Best Cruise/Ferry Site
Best Rail Operator Site
Best Responsible Tourism Site
Best Sports Travel & Tourism Site
Best Tour Operator Site
Best Tourist Board Site
Best Travel Agent Site
Best Travel Blog
Best Directory Site
Best Recruitment Site
Best Use of Social Media
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The recent insolvency of Low Cost Travel Group, one of the large players in the travel industry had a big impact on the travelers, hotels and all related players from both wholesale & retail arms. There were about 27,000 people on a holiday who had booked through the company comprised of a €200 million wholesale arm and €500 million OTA / retail arm.