Voting in the Family Traveller Awards 2017 is now closed!

Voting has now closed and we're thrilled to announce we received over 45 thousand votes – even more than last year! The lucky winner of our voters' prize draw has been notified and is looking forward to a family holiday in Malta.

The 2017 Family Traveller Awards winners will be announced at the London ceremony on 21 November. Our exciting celebrity presenter will soon be revealed, so watch this space!

This year's judges include:



Mariella-frostrup

jane-knight

Jane Anderson
Family Traveller
Simon Reeve
BBC presenter
Mariella Frostrup
Radio 4
Sue Ward Davies
Elle magazine
Jane Knight
The Times

Family Traveller Awards 2017 Shortlisted Nominees

Best Family Ferry Operator

Brittany Ferries
DFDS
Irish Ferries
P&O
Red Funnel
Stena Line
Wightlink

Best Family Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line
MSC Cruises
Norwegian Cruise Line
P&O Cruises
Royal Caribbean
Tauck River Cruises
TUI Cruises

Best Family Airline

British Airways
EasyJet
Emirates
Etihad
Norwegian Air
Qatar
Royal Brunei
South Africa Air
Thomas Cook
Virgin Atlantic

Best Family Festival

Alresford Music Festival
The Big Little Tent Festival
Camp Bestival
CarFest North
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Elderflower Fields
England's Medieval Festival
Funk The Family
Isle of Wight Festival
Larmer Tree Festival
Upfest

Best Family Theme Park

Aquaventure Waterpark at Atlantis, The Palm
Chessington World of Adventure
Diggerland
Disneyworld, Orlando
Dreamland Margate
Dubai Parks & Resorts
Europa-Park
Efteling, Netherlands
Legoland Windsor
The Green Planet
Paultons Park, Peppa Pig World
Universal Studios Florida
Islands of Adventure
Volcano Bay

Best UK Day Out For Families

Adam Henson’s Farm Park
The Alnwick Garden
Audley End House and Gardens
Beamish Museum
Carisbrooke Castle
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Dover Castle
Eden Project
Eureka! Halifax
Houses of Parliament
The Natural History Museum
The Science Museum
Warner Bros Studio Tour London
Warwick Castle
ZSL London Zoo & Whipsnade Zoo

Best Tour Operator For Families

Abercrombie & Kent
Activities Abroad
Carrier
Elegant Resorts
Families Worldwide
G Adventures
Kenwood Travel
Kuoni
Neilson
Scott Dunn
Simpson Travel
Sovereign
Tropical Sky
The Turquoise Holiday Company
Travelbeam
Tots Too

Best UK City Break For Families

Bath
Bradford
Bristol
Carlisle
Edinburgh
London
Newcastle
Plymouth
York

Best Short Haul Destination For Families

Croatia
France
Germany
Greece
Italy
Mallorca
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Portugal
Spain
Switzerland

Best European Hotel For Families

Almyra Hotel, Cyprus
Anantara Vilamoura, Algarve
Conrad Algarve
Domes of Elounda, Crete
Grecotel Riviera Olympia
Martinhal Family Hotels & Resorts, Portugal
The Peligoni Club, Greece
Pine Cliffs Resort, Algarve
Robinson Resorts
Sani Resort, Greece
Princess Resort, Skiathos, Greece
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, Croatia
Terre Blanche Hôtel Spa Golf Resort, France

Best UK Hotel For Families

Bedruthan Hotel & Spa, Cornwall
Butlins Shoreline Hotel, Bognor Regis
Cary Arms & Spa, Devon
Cbeebies Land Hotel at Alton Towers
Center Parcs
Coworth Park, Berkshire
Gleneagles, Scotland
Landal GreenParks
Luxury Family Hotels
Soar Mill Cove Hotel, Devon
Trefeddian Hotel, Wales

Best Longhaul Hotel For Families

Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai
Carlisle Bay Resort, Antigua
COMO Maalifushi, Maldives
Dukes Dubai
Elegant Hotels, Barbados
Fairmont The Palm, Dubai
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi
Hard Rock Hotels
Heritage Le Telfair, Mauritius
JA Resorts & Hotels, Dubai
Kuramathi Maldives
Kurumba Maldives
Le Guanahani Hotel, St Barth
Legoland Beach Retreat, Florida
Lux* Resorts & Hotels, Indian Ocean
One&Only Le San Géran, Mauritius
Rosewood Mayakoba Riviera Maya, Mexico
Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica
Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives
Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Best Kids’ Club

Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai Kids Club
Costa Navarino Scott Dunn Kids Club, Greece
Domes of Elounda Crèche and Kids Club, Greece
Flying Fish Kids Club, Elegant Hotels, Barbados
Little Big Club at Hard Rock Hotels
Kids Clubs at Heritage Resorts, Mauritius
Kandiland at Kandima Maldives
Majaa Kids Club at Kurumba Maldives
Krönchen Kids Club at Grand Hotel, Kronenhof, Switzerland
Lux* Resorts Kids Clubs
Raposinhos Crèche and Kids Clubs at Martinhal, Portugal
Meera Kids Club at Mövenpick
Resort & Spa, Jimbaran, Bali
Kids’ Clubs, Neilson
Children Melissa Mini Club, Sani Resort, Greece
Marco Polo Kids Club at Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, Croatia

Best Activity Specialist For Families

Activities Abroad
Activity Holidays Greece
Evaneos
Freedom Treks
Iceland Beyond
Kingswood Family Adventures
Neilson
Rickshaw Travel
Sunsail

Best Adventure Specialist For Families

Abambo Travel
Activities Abroad
Bunk Campers
Bushbaby Travel
Explore Worldwide
G Adventures
Hands Up Holidays
Intrepid Travel
Rickshaw Travel
Tauck

Best UK Region For Families

Brecon Beacons
Cornwall
Devon
Dorset
Isle of Wight
The Lake District, Cumbria
The New Forest
Scottish Borders
Scottish Highlands
Yorkshire

Best Family Ski Operator

Erna Low
Esprit
Iglu Ski
Inghams
Peak Retreats
Powder Byrne
Scott Dunn
Ski Famille
Ski France
Ski Independence
Ski Safari
VIP Ski

Best All-Inclusive Holiday For Families

Beaches Resorts
Club Med
White Palace Grecotel Luxury Resort, Greece
Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Mexico
Heritage Awali, Mauritius
Hillside Beach Club, Turkey
Ikos Olivia, Greece
Kuramathi Maldives
Lux Resorts & Hotels
Neilson Active Holidays
Thomson
Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels, Barbados

Best Long-Haul Destination For Families

Cayman Islands
Costa Rica
Dubai
Jamaica
Kenya
Maldives
Mauritius
Mexico
Ras al-Khaimah
Seychelles
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Thailand
USA

Best Holiday Rental For Families

Airbnb
Alternative Aquitaine
CoolStays
Crabtree & Crabtree
Darwin Forest Country Park
Forest Holidays
Gwel An Mor Luxury Lodges
James Villa Holidays
Norfolk Country Cottages
Novasol
Ready Camp
Tredethick Farm Cottages
Villa Plus
Wigwam Holidays

Looking back on the Family Traveller Awards 2016

Thirteen new categories were added to the 2016 awards, and collectively the nominees received a record-breaking number of votes. The ceremony took place on 4 October 2016 at the flagship store of our of primary partners, The White Company and was hosted by resident doctor on ITV's This Morning, Dr Ranj.

Read more about the Family Traveller Awards 2016 Family Traveller Awards 2016 and meet the winners

Family Traveller Awards 2015

The inaugural Awards launched in summer 2015 and were met with great enthusiasm and support from the travel industry and the public. We were thrilled to receive more than 27,000 public votes. You voted in your thousands, and after a dazzling awards ceremony last at The View from the Shard, we presented the crème de la crème of family travel companies with their Family Traveller awards.

Find our more about the Family Traveller Awards 2015 and meet the winners