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2017 Travvy Awards: Full List of Winners From the Academy Awards of Travel

Features & Advice Tim Wood January 27, 2017

2017 Travvy Awards: Full List of Winners From the Academy Awards of Travel

The 2017 Travvy Awards took place Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Here is a full list of this year's winners:

Airlines

Best Airline, Overall: GOLD: Southwest Airlines, SILVER: Emirates Airlines

Best Airline, Domestic: GOLD: Southwest Airlines, SILVER: Delta Airlines

Best Economy Class, Domestic: GOLD: Southwest Airlines, SILVER: Delta Airlines

Best First Class, Domestic: GOLD:  Delta Airlines, SILVER: American Airlines

Best Airline, International: GOLD: Emirates Airlines, SILVER: British Airways

Best First Class, International: GOLD:  Emirates Airlines, SILVER: Delta Airlines

Best Business Class, International: GOLD: Delta Airlines, SILVER:  Emirates Airlines

Best Economy Class, International: GOLD:  Delta Airlines, SILVER: Virginia Atlantic Airways

Best Airline Consolidator, Overall: GOLD: Skybird Travel & Tours,SILVER: Centrav

Car Rentals

Best Car Rentals, Overall: GOLD:  Enterprise-Rent-A-Car, SILVER: Avis

Best Car Rentals, Domestic: GOLD: Enterprise-Rent-A-Car, SILVER: Avis

Best Car Rentals, Fleet: GOLD: Enterprise-Rent-A-Car, SILVER: Avis

Best Car Rentals, International: GOLD: Auto Europe, SILVER: Enterprise-Rent-A-Car

Best Chauffeured Services, Overall: GOLD: Carey International, INC, SILVER: Auto Europe

Rail Travel

Best Rail Experience, Worldwide: GOLD: Rocky Mountaineer, SILVER: Amtrak Vacations

Best Rail Travel Company: GOLD: Rail Europe, SILVER: Rocky Mountaineer

Best Rail Experience, North America: GOLD: Rocky Mountaineer, SILVER: Amtrak Vacations

Destinations

Best Destination, Overall: GOLD: Hawaii, SILVER: Mexico

Best City Destination, Mexico: GOLD: Cancun, SILVER: Puerto Vallarta

Best City Destination, U.S./Canada: GOLD: New York City, SILVER: San Francisco

Best City Destination, Australia/New Zealand: GOLD: Sydney, SILVER: Melbourne

Best Honeymoon Destination, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Jamaica, SILVER: Aruba

Best Honeymoon Destination, Mexico & South America: GOLD: Riviera Maya, SILVER: Belize

Best Family Destination, Domestic: GOLD: Orlando, SILVER: Grand Canyon

Best Family Destination, International: GOLD: Mexico, SILVER: Ireland

Best Culinary Destination, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Jamaica, SILVER: Martinique

Best Culinary Destination, Europe: GOLD: Paris, SILVER: Barcelona

Best Culinary Destination, Mexico: GOLD: Los Cabos, SILVER: Puerto Vallarta

Best Culinary Destination, U.S./Canada: GOLD: New Orleans, SILVER: New York City

Best Expedition/Adventure Destination, Domestic: GOLD: Alaska, SILVER: Colorado

Best Expedition/Adventure Destination, International: GOLD: Costa Rica, SILVER: Iceland

Best Gaming Destination, International: GOLD: Monte Carlo, SILVER: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Best Luxury Destination, Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific: GOLD: The Islands of Tahiti, SILVER: Bali

Best Luxury Destination, Europe: GOLD: Cannes, SILVER: Switzerland

Best Luxury Destination, Mexico: GOLD: Riviera Maya, SILVER: Los Cabos

Best Luxury Destination, U.S./Canada: GOLD: Beverly Hills, SILVER: Miami Beach

Best LGBTQ Destination, Domestic: GOLD: Miami Beach, SILVER: New Orleans, Palm Springs (tie)

Best LGBTQ Destination, International: GOLD:  Ibiza, Spain, SILVER: Puerto Vallarta

Best Tourism Board, Overall: GOLD: Jamaica, SILVER: Visit Britain

Best Tourism Board, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Jamaica, SILVER: Aruba

Best Tourism Board, Europe: GOLD: Visit Britain, SILVER: Norway

Best Tourism Board, Mexico: GOLD:  Riviera Maya, SILVER: Cancun

Best Tourism Board, Africa: GOLD: South Africa, SILVER: Cape Town

Best Tourism Board, U.S/Canada: GOLD: Las Vegas, SILVER Greater Miami

Best Cruise Destination: GOLD:  St. Maarten, SILVER: Grand Cayman

Cruise Lines

Best Cruise Line, Overall: GOLD: Royal Caribbean International, SILVER: Celebrity Cruises

Best Cruise Line, U.S./Canada: GOLD: Royal Caribbean International, SILVER: Holland America Lines

Best Cruise Line, Contemporary: GOLD: Royal Caribbean International, SILVER: Norwegian Cruise Lines

Best Cruise Line, Luxury : GOLD: Regent Seven Seas Cruises, SILVER: Crystal Cruises

Best Cruise Line, Premium: GOLD: Princess Cruises, SILVER: Holland America Lines

Best Cruise Line, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Royal Caribbean International, SILVER: Carnival Cruise Line

Best Cruise Line, Alaska: GOLD: Princess Cruises, SILVER: Holland America Line

Best Cruise Line, Asia: GOLD: Princess Cruises, SILVER: Crystal Cruises

Best Cruise Line, Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific: GOLD: Paul Gauguin Cruises,  SILVER: Princess Cruises

Best Cruise Line, Europe: GOLD: Celebrity Cruises, SILVER: Princess Cruises

Best Cruise Line, South & Central America: GOLD: Celebrity Cruises, SILVER: Holland America Line

Best Cruise Line, Expedition/Adventure: GOLD: Hurtigruten, SILVER: Uncruise Adventures, Lindblad Expeditions (tie)

Best Cruise Line, Family GOLD:  Disney Cruise Lines, SILVER: Royal Caribbean International

Best Cruise Line, LGBTQ: GOLD: Carnival Cruise Lines, SILVER: Royal Caribbean International

Cruise Ships

Best Cruise Ship, Overall: GOLD: Holland America MS Koningsdam, SILVER: Viking Star

Best Cruise Ship, Luxury: GOLD: Regent Seven Seas Explorer, SILVER: Paul Gaugin Cruises M/S Paul Gauguin

Best Cruise Ship, Contemporary: GOLD: Norwegian Epic, SILVER: Carnival Vista

Best Cruise Ship, Large: GOLD: Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas, SILVER: Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Reflection

Best Cruise Ship, Mid-Size: GOLD: Regent Seven Seas Navigator, SILVER: Paul Gaugin Cruises M/S Paul Gauguin

Best Cruise Ship, Premium: GOLD: Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Eclipse, SILVER: Princess Cruises Royal Princess

Best Cruise Ship, Small: GOLD: Celebrity Xpedition, SILVER: Seadream I

Best River Cruises

Best River Cruise Line, Overall: GOLD: AmaWaterways, SILVER: Avalon Waterways

Best River Cruise Line, Asia: GOLD: AmaWaterways, SILVER: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise

Best River Cruise Line, Europe: GOLD: AmaWaterways, SILVER: Viking River Cruises

Best River Cruise Line, Africa/Egypt: GOLD: AmaWaterways, SILVER: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise

Best River Cruise Line, U.S: GOLD:  American Queen Steamboat Company, SILVER: American Cruise Lines

Best Cruise Ship, River Cruise: GOLD: AmaWaterways AmaStella, SILVER: Viking River Cruises New Viking Longship

Travel Insurance

Best Travel Insurance Provider, Overall: GOLD: Allianz Global Assistance, SILVER AIG Travel

Best Hotels

Best Hotel Chain, Overall: GOLD: Marriott International, SILVER: Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Best Hotel Chain, Luxury GOLD: Four Seasons, SILVER: Ritz-Carlton

Best Hotel Chain, Mid-Market GOLD: Marriott International, SILVER: Hilton Hotels

Best Hotel Chain, Boutique GOLD: Kimpton Hotels, SILVER: Red Carnation Hotels

Best Hotel Group, All-Inclusive GOLD: AMResorts, SILVER: Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Best All-Inclusive Adult/Couples Resort, Caribbean/Bahamas GOLD:  Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay, Jamaica, SILVER: Breathless Punta Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Best All-Inclusive Adult/Couples Resort, Mexico: GOLD: Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, SILVER: El Dorado Maroma, By Karisma

Best All-Inclusive Family Resort, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages, SILVER: Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana

Best All-Inclusive Family Resort, Mexico: GOLD: Azul Beach Hotel by Karisma, SILVER: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

Best All-Inclusive Luxury Resort, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Sandals Lasource Grenada, Silver Winner: IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Rose Hall, Montego Bay Jamaica

Best All-Inclusive Luxury Resort, Mexico: GOLD: Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, Silver Winner: IBEROSTAR Grant Hotel Paraiso Riviera Maya, Mexico

Best All-Inclusive Resort, Destination Weddings: GOLD: Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, Silver Winner: Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

Best All-Inclusive Resort, Honeymoons: GOLD: Couples San Souci, Jamaica, Silver Winner: The Royal Playa del Carmen

Best All-Inclusive Resort, Spa & Wellness: GOLD: Le Blanc Spa Resort, Cancun, Silver Winner: Body Holiday le Sport St. Lucia

Best Boutique Hotel, Mexico: GOLD:  The Haciendas, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Silver Winner: Lat20 by Live Aqua

Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort, Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific: GOLD: St. Regis, Bora Bora, Silver Winner: Intercontinental Spa Bora Bora

Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Sandals Ochi Beach Resort, Silver Winner: Couples Tower Isle, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort, Hawaii: GOLD: Four Season Maui, Silver Winner: The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii

Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort, Mexico: GOLD: Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Silver Winner: Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta

Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific: GOLD: Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, Silver Winner: The Brando, Tetiaroa, Tahiti

Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, SILVER: One & Only Ocean Club, Bahamas

Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort, Mexico: GOLD: Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun, SILVER: Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Best Family Hotel/Resort Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Atlantis, Paradise Island, SILVER:  Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Negril Jamaica

Best Family Hotel/Resort, Mexico: GOLD: Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos, SILVER:  Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Best Family Hotel/Resort, South & Central America: GOLD:: Hotel RIU Palace Costa Riva, SILVER: Barcelo Tambor Beach, Costa Riva

Best Individual Hotel, Overall: GOLD: The St. Regis New York, SILVER: Park Hyatt New York

Best Individual Resort, Overall: GOLD: Hyatt Ziva Cancun, SILVER: Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun

Best Luxury Gaming Hotel/Resort, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Atlantis, Paradise Island, SILVER: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Best Luxury Hotel/Resort, Caribbean/Bahamas: GOLD: Sandals La Source Grenada, SILVER: Ritz Carlton San Juan Hotel Spa & Casnio

Best Luxury Hotel/Resort, Mexico: GOLD:: Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya, SILVER: Hyatt Zilara Cancun

Best Luxury Hotel/Resort U.S. Canada: GOLD: The Bellagio, Las Vegas, SILVER: Beverly Wilshire Bevelry Hills – A Four Season Hotel

Best Theme Park, Overall: GOLD: Universal Orlando, SILVER: Xcaret Park

Best Water Park, Overall: GOLD: Atlantis Paradise Island, SILVER: Xcaret Park

Best Villa Rental Company, Overall: GOLD:  Villas of Distinction, SILVER: The Villa Experience by Travel Impressions

Tour Operators

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Overall: GOLD: Trafalgar, SILVER: Abercrombie & Kent

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Europe: GOLD:  Trafalgar, SILVER: CIE Tours

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Mexico, South & Central America: GOLD: Trafalgar, SILVER: Cox & Kings

Best Escorted Tour Operator, U.S./Canada: GOLD: Trafalgar, SILVER: Collette

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Africa: GOLD: Abercrombie & Kent, SILVER: African Travel, INC.

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Asia GOLD: Globus, SILVER: Trafalgar

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific: GOLD: Globus, SILVER:Trafalgar

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Adventure/Expedition: GOLD: Globus, SILVER: G Adventures

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Family: GOLD: Tauck, SILVER: Trafalgar

Best Escorted Tour Operator, LGBTQ: GOLD: Brendan Vacations Out Adventures, SILVER: Zoom Vacations

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Premium: GOLD: Globus, SILVER: Adventures by Disney

Best Escorted Tour Operator, Luxury: Gold: Abercrombie & Kent, SILVER: Insight Vacations

Best Tour Guides: GOLD: Abercrombie & Kent, SILVER: Trafalgar

Best Tour Reservation Team: GOLD: Travel Impressions, SILVER: Trafalgar 

Vacation Packagers

Best Vacation Packager, Overall: GOLD: Travel Impressions, SILVER: Funjet Vacations

Best Vacation Packager, Luxury: GOLD: Villas of Distinction, SILVER: Classic Vacations

Best Vacation Packager, Premium: GOLD: Travel Impressions, SILVER: Funjet Vacations

Best Vacation Packager, U.S./Canada: GOLD: Travel Impressions, SILVER: Southwest Airlines Vacations

Best Vacation Packager, Africa: GOLD: African Travel, INC, SILVER: SITA World Tours

Best Vacation Packager, Asia: GOLD: Monograms, SILVER: Pacific Delight Tours

Best Vacation Packager, Australia/New Zealand/South Pacific: GOLD: Monograms, SILVER: Qantas Vacations 

Best Vacation Packager, Caribbean: GOLD: Travel Impressions, SILVER: Apple Vacations, Delta Vacations (tie)

Best Vacation Packager, Europe: GOLD: Europe Express, SILVER: Travel Bound

Best Vacation Packager, Family: GOLD: Funjet Vacations, SILVER: Travel Impressions

Best Vacation Packager, Hawaii: GOLD: Blue Sky Tours, SILVER:  Funjet Vacations, Delta Vacations (tie)

Best Vacation Packager, Mexico: GOLD: Travel Impressions, SILVER: Funjet Vacations

Best Vacation Packager, LGBTQ: GOLD: Monograms, SILVER: Transgender Vacations

Best Shore Excursions: GOLD: Shoretrips, SILVER: Shore Excursions Group

Travel Technology

Best Car Rental Website: GOLD: Enterprise.com, SILVER: AutoEurope.com

Best Cruise Line Website: GOLD: RoyalCaribbean.com, SILVER: Princess.com

Best Domestic Destination Website: GOLD: LasVegas.com, SILVER: NewOrleansCVB.com

Best Host Agency Website: GOLD: AvoyaTravel.com, SILVER: Nexion.com

Best Rail Company Website: GOLD: RailEurope.com, SILVER: AmtrakVacations.com

Best Tour Operator Website: GOLD: Trafalgar.com, SILVER: BookTravelBound.com

Best Travel Technology Provider: GOLD: Trisept Solutions – VAX VacationAccess & Xcelerator, SILVER: Cruise Planners

Best Travel Agent Reservation System: GOLD: VAX VacationAccess, SILVER: Expedia Travel Agent Affiliate Program

Travel Agencies

Best Host Agency: GOLD: Avoya Travel, SILVER: Cruises Inc.

Best Large Retail Travel Agency: GOLD: World Travel Holdings, SILVER: AAA Travel

Best Travel Agency Consortium Cooperative or Franchise Group: GOLD: Cruise Planners, SILVER: Travel Leaders

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