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Great Rail Journeys wins a 2012 British Travel Award

2 November 2012
2012 British Travel Awards - Best Overall Holiday By Rail Operator

Great Rail Journeys' commitment to superb train holidays across the UK, Europe and worldwide has been recognised in the 2012 British Travel Awards.

328 companies and brands were nominated across 75 categories in this year's awards. Great Rail Journeys was among the winners, receiving Best Overall Holiday By Rail Operator 2012. In 2011 the company won Bronze in the Best Holiday By Train Operator category.

The Sales & Marketing Director of Great Rail Journeys, Alex Roberts, commented, "This is a consumer award voted for by over 100,000 people. Being recognised by such a comprehensive benchmark of excellence in the UK travel industry is testament to the quality holiday experience Great Rail Journeys continually provides."

1,088,339 votes were cast in the 2012 awards. British Travel Awards' Chief Executive, Lorraine Barnes Burton, acknowledged, "This fantastic response makes the British Travel Awards the largest and most definitive reference for consumer opinion on UK travel industry performance." 

The 2012 British Travel Awards raised money for three charities: Prostate Cancer UK, children's charity the Make-A-Wish Foundation and international water aid organisation Just a Drop.

Great Rail Journeys would like to thank all who voted for us in these prestigious awards.