Awards

Voted for by travellers, travel agents and industry partners

Tucan Travel has won or been nominated for a number of awards recently. We would like to thank all of the loyal travellers, travel agents and travel industry partners who have supported us and cast their votes in our favour this year.

British Travel Awards

These prestigious awards are nominated by members of the travel industry and voted for by the holiday and travel-buying public. The British Travel Awards are the largest arbiter of consumer opinion on the UK travel industry, with over 100,000 opinions cast.

2014

Bronze- Best Small Escorted Adventure Holiday Company

2013

Finalists in ten categories:

  1. Best Singles Holiday Company
  2. Best Special Interest Holiday Company
  3. Best Activity/Sports Holiday Company
  4. Best Escorted Tours Holiday Company
  5. Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company
  6. Best Safari, Wildlife & Nature Holiday Company
  7. Best Holiday Company to Southeast Asia
  8. Best Holiday Company to Sub Sahara Africa
  9. Best Holiday Company to East & Southeast Europe
  10. Best Holiday Company to Central & South America

2012

Winner- Best Escorted Experience Tours Operator

2011

Nominated in nine categories:

  1. Small Tour Operator of the Year
  2. Best Specialist Escorted Tours Operator
  3. Best Specialist Safari, Wildlife & Nature Tour Operator
  4. Best Tour Operator to Central & South America
  5. Best Tour Operator to Southeast Asia
  6. Best Tour Operator to East & Central Asia
  7. Best Tour Operator to North Africa
  8. Best Tour Operator to Sub Sahara Africa
  9. Best Tour Operator to East & South East Europe

2010

Nominated in 8 categories. The categories were:

  1. Small Package Holiday Company of the Year (<75k passengers)
  2. Best Special Interest/Adventure Tour Operator
  3. Best Activity/Sports Tour Operator
  4. Best Tour Operator to Central & South America
  5. Best Tour Operator to Southern Asia
  6. Best Tour Operator to East & Central Asia
  7. Best Tour Operator to North Africa
  8. Best Tour Operator to Sub Sahara Africa
  9. Best Tour Operator to East & South East Europe

2009

Winner - Best Small Tour Operator of the Year

2008

Silver - Best Tour Operator to Central/South America

This was the first year silver awards had been awarded to nominees and the first time Tucan Travel was nominated for this award.

My Adventure Travel Expo

My Adventure Travel Expo is Australia's only independent adventure travel expo series and has been holding events in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane since 1995

2014

Winner - Best International Tour Operator

World Travel Awards

Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the "Travel industry's equivalent to the Oscar's", the World Travel Awards are the most comprehensive and most prestigious awards programme in the global travel industry. They serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism.

2013

Nominated - South America's Leading Tour Operator

2011

Nominated - South America's Leading Tour Operator

2010

Nominated - South America's Leading Tour Operator

Wanderlust Travel Awards

The Wanderlust Travel Awards are voted for by readers of the UK's most prestigious travel magazine, Wanderlust.

2010

Highly Commended - Tour Operator of the Year

Tucan Travel has been Highly Commended in the Best Tour Operator category and achieved 4th place against some much bigger tour operators in this year's award.

TNT Magazine Travel Awards

This is the inaugural year for TNT Magazine's Travel Awards. TNT Magazine is popular with young overseas travellers living in the UK and Australia. The awards are judged by a "panel of travel gurus, the TNT editorial staff and TNT readers".

2011

Nominated - Best Medium-Sized Tour Operator

Nominated - Best Tour Itinerary (Pacific to Atlantic 1)

e-travelblackboard Readers' Choice Awards 2009

Winner - Best Tour Operator to Asia

Readers of one of the Australian travel industry's leading daily news sources voted for Tucan Travel as the winner of Best Tour Operator to Asia 2009. Many thanks to all the loyal travel agents and industry partners who supported our nomination and voted for us this year.

British Youth Travel Awards 2009

Finalist - Best Youth Product

The British Youth Travel Awards are run by the British Educational Travel Association (BETA). BETA is a not-for-profit trade association founded by some of Britain's biggest and best-known travel and educational organisations. Votes were put forward by travellers, travel agents, tour operators and other members of the British travel industry.