Family Traveller Awards judges announced

Last updated 3rd January 2017


The Family Traveller Awards are all about seeking out and celebrating the finest accommodation, destinations and organisations in the family travel industry. A huge thank you to everyone who has voted – we have received an incredible 25000 votes across our 18 categories and are excited to reveal the winners later this year.


When the public voting closes on 31 August, the outcome will be in the hands of five specially selected judges who are experts in the field of family travel. We are excited to announce that these judges are:

Mariella Frostrup – celebrated TV presenter and journalist at The Guardian and The Observer, a regular Family Traveller contributor

Simon Reeve – award-winning adventurer and writer, renowned for his TV documentaries exploring some of the remotest corners of the planet

Jane Knight – Travel Editor of The Times

Sue Ward Davies – Travel and Lifestyle Director at Elle

Jane Anderson – Family Traveller’s very own esteemed editor

The judge’s decisions will be combined with your votes and the lucky winners will be revealed at the glamorous Family Traveller Awards ceremony at the Shard in October. The winners will also be announced on and in the November/December Family Traveller issue. Watch this space!


Everyone who votes will be entered into a free prize draw, giving you the chance to win your dream family holiday. The lucky winner will enjoy an all-inclusive luxury family holiday to a Club Med Sun Long Haul resort, for two adults and two children below the age of 18 at a choice of destinations including Bali, Indonesia; Phuket, Thailand; Cherating Beach, Malaysia; La Pointe Aux Caonniers, Maurititus; La Plantation d’Albion, Mauritius; Rio de Pedras, Brazil; Punta Cana, Doninican Republic; Cancun Yucatan, Mexico; Ixtapa, Mexico; or Sandpiper Bay, Florida.

Voting closes 31 August. To vote, simply follow this link: