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ALPHAROOMS.COM NOMINATED IN THREE BRITISH TRAVEL AWARDS
alpharooms.com has been named by the British Travel Awards (BTAs) as one of the contenders for the Best Online Travel Agency, Best Flight Booking Company and Best Hotel Booking Company. This is the fifth consecutive year alpharooms.com has been shortlisted for Best Hotel Booking Company, the fourth consecutive year for Best Flights Booking Company and the third consecutive year for Best Online Travel Agency. Established over 15 years ago in Sheffield, alpharooms.com is one of the UK’s leading online travel agents for discount worldwide travel and continues to grow year on year. alpharooms.com have over 1 million customers annually. Jamie Shuker, Managing Director at alpharooms.com said: “We are delighted to have been shortlisted for these categories again. These are areas that we know our customers love and we work hard to ensure we are market leaders, by providing our customers the best rates, availability and quality of service. After winning a bronze award for Best Hotel Booking Company, I hope they will continue to support us by voting for us over the next couple of months.” BTA’s chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “alpharooms.com is to be congratulated on reaching the voting stage of the prestigious British Travel Awards, the largest consumer voted awards programme in the UK. The BTAs winning accolade is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business of travel for the UK consumer. There are more companies in the competition than ever before, and some great vote-incentive prizes for consumers. We will be promoting the voting period to over seven million potential voters via our media partnerships and direct email campaigns to previous voters and this year we are expecting a record number of votes, so good luck to alpharooms.com!” The winners will be the companies with the most votes – in 2013 over one million votes were cast with the voting process and results scrutinized and audited by independent auditors Deloitte LLP. The winners of the 2014 British Travel Awards will be announced at a glittering ceremony on 26 November at the Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park, London.
NOTES TO EDITORS 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 2014 BTAs will take place on 26 November at Battersea Evolution. 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. alpharooms.com Company background alpharooms.com has been trading for 15 years and currently employs over 100 people in Sheffield and London. alpharooms.com are continuing to grow within the competitive travel industry and have over 1 million customers every year. What we do alpharooms.com offers over 250,000 hotels and apartments in 40, 0000 destinations, alongside extras such as hotel transfers, airport parking and travel insurance; you can book everything individually or build your own holiday. alpharooms.com are a member of ABTA and hold a full ATOL licence for their customers’ peace of mind.