The categories for the 2014 Telegraph Travel Awards
Best short-haul airline
Best long-haul airline
Best tour operator
Best specialist tour operator
Best rail operator
Best hotel chain
Best ocean cruise line
Best river cruise line
Best ferry operator
Best ski company
How to enter
All entries must be received by midnight on Sunday, October 27, 2014.
You will then be entered in the draw to win one of the following prizes:
Win a stay in one of London’s top penthouse suites at the Corinthia (corinthia.com/hotels/london),
including breakfast, dinner in the Northall restaurant and spa treatments.
Sibton Park, Suffolk
Have Sibton Park, a Grade II-listed Georgian country house, all to yourself
(sleeps 24) for a two-night weekend stay, including meals, tours of the
estate, chef and housekeeping through Wilderness Reserve (wildernessreserve.com).
Foxhill Manor, Cotswolds
Two nights at Foxhill Manor (foxhillmanor.com),
a Grade II-listed manor house in the Cotswolds for up to 16 people, with
chef and butler service, including a three-course dinner on both nights.
Spitbank Fort, Solent
An exclusive overnight break at Spitbank Fort, one of AmaZing Venues’ Solent
for 16 people, including breakfast, three-course dinner with champagne and
Rib ride and boat transfers.
The Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park
Two nights in the 2,400ft Royal Suite at the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park (mandarinoriental.com/london),
with meals at Bar Boulud and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal and spa treatments.
Private jet trip, Jersey
A private jet to Jersey for four people for a unique “three-course,
three-venue” Michelin-star lunch, with PrivateFly (privatefly.com)
and Luxury Jersey Hotels (luxuryjerseyhotels.com),
including private transfers in Jersey, all food and wine.
Rosa Alpina, Dolomites
A four-night luxury stay in the Rosa Alpina (rosalpina.it)
in the Dolomites, including cooking lessons with a Michelin-star chef, an
overnight stay in a private Alpine cabin, rock climbing and Via Ferrata
Design Your Suite at the Icehotel, Lapland
Your chance to design and stay in your own bespoke ice suite at the Icehotel
in Swedish Lapland, including flights, transfers, snowmobiling, husky
sledding, ice driving and sculpting with Discover the World (discover-the-world.co.uk/icehotel).
Forte Village, Sardinia
A week in a luxury suite (half-board) at Forte Village Resort (fortevillage.com)
in Sardinia, including spa access, Michelin-star dinner, flights and transfers.
Regina Hotel Baglioni, Rome
A two-night stay in a Roman Penthouse at the Regina Hotel Baglioni (baglionihotels.com/reginarome)
for up to six people worth up to £24,000, including private dinner and VIP
tours of Rome.
Luxury Mediterranean Cruise
A week’s luxury Mediterranean cruise for two with Celebrity Cruises (celebritycruises.com)
aboard Celebrity Equinox in an S2 Sky Suite, including return flights.
Chalet N, Oberlech
Have Chalet N in Oberlech (chalet-n.com)
– the world’s most expensive chalet – all to yourself for the
weekend, including all meals. Sleeping 24 in 11 luxurious suites,
this remarkable chalet includes a cinema, spa, swimming pool, an ice bar,
twin Jacuzzis and a wine/cigar cellar.
A week-long stay for eight people at Victoria 111 in Verbier with Bramble Ski (brambleski.com),
including return transfers, champagne reception, concierge, two days’ ski
instruction, breakfast, tea and five-course evening meal.
Kempinski Hotel Barbaros Bay, Turkey
Seven nights’ half board in the Presidential Suite of the Kempinski Hotel
Barbaros Bay (kempinski.com/en/bodrum),
including hammam treatments, return flights through ITC Luxury Travel (itcluxurytravel.co.uk)
and airport transfers.
Central European river cruise
A 15-day Emerald Waterways cruise (emeraldwaterways.co.uk)
through central Europe from Amsterdam to Budapest, including all flights,
excursions, meals, drinks, taxes and tipping.
Peligoni Club, Zakynthos
Seven nights in a Figari Villa (sleeps 20) with four complimentary Peligoni
memberships, which give access to the club with its pool, spa and sports
Private jet tour, Istanbul
A four-day private jet tour to Istanbul with Captain’s Choice (captainschoice.co.uk).
The tour includes private check‑in, transfers and gourmet experience on
board a privately chartered aircraft, stays at the Kempinski Ciragan Palace,
all meals, expert guides in Istanbul and an optional Bosporus cruise.
Lefay Resort Spa, Lake Garda
Win a three-night rejuvenating stay (full board) in a suite at the Lefay
Resort Spa in Lake Garda (lefayresorts.com),
including Lefay Spa Method Discovery programme for two people, return
flights and transfers.
Le Grand Joux, Portes du Soleil
Win a four-night ski holiday (full board) for up to 10 people at the exclusive
Le Grand Joux chalet (legrandjoux.com)
– accessible only by Ski-Doo – including return transfer from Geneva airport
and spa treatments.
The Alpina Gstaad, Switzerland
A two-night stay in the Panorama Suite of the five-star Alpina Gstaad (thealpinagstaad.ch)
in Switzerland, including breakfast, a dinner in Sommet for two and daily
access to the spa.
Castello di Casole, Tuscany
A three-night stay (b b basis) in one of the Tuscan villas at
Castello di Casole (castellodicasole.com),
including spa treatments, dinner at Tosca restaurant, pizza-making class,
wine tour and return flights with British Airways (ba.com).
A five-night stay (b b basis) for two adults and two children
sharing two rooms in one of the Anassa’s (anassa.com.cy)
exclusive villas in Cyprus, including four return flights donated by Classic
Collection Holidays (classic-collection.co.uk).
Laragai House, Kenya
Take over the eight-bedroom Laragai House, set in the Borana Conservation
Area, through Bailey Robinson (baileyrobinson.com),
including satellite television, pool, mountain biking, tennis court and
Velaa private island, Maldives
A five-night stay in Sunset Deluxe water pool villa (half board) on Velaa
including facial treatment, Michelin-star dinner, golf lesson and seaplane
Carlisle Bay, Antigua
A week in an ocean suite for two (b b basis) at Carlisle Bay in
Antigua, including dinners, spa treatments, private transfers and return
flights through Carrier (carrier.co.uk).
OneOnly Hayman Island, Australia
On this 10-day trip, you will stay six nights at the luxurious OneOnly
Hayman Island (oneandonlyresorts.com),
including helicopter ride and spa treatments, and four nights at the Park
Hyatt in Sydney plus return business-class flights with Qantas (qantas.com.au/uk)
A 12-day luxury tour through India with the Ultimate Travel Company (theultimatetravelcompany.co.uk),
including stays in New Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur and Udaipur
with Oberoi Hotels and Resorts (oberoihotels.com).
Sugar Beach, St Lucia
A week in a luxury villa (b b basis) at Sugar Beach in St Lucia,
including dinners, massage, private transfers and return flights through
Six Senses Vietnam
A week split between two luxury villas at the Six Senses Con Dao (sixsenses.com/condao)
and the Six Senses Ninh Van Bay (sixsenses.com/resorts/ninh-van-bay)
in Vietnam, including yoga, cooking classes, transfers and return flights
through Wexas (wexas.com).
Pandaw river cruise, Mekong
A 15-day trip through Cambodia and Vietnam. Highlights include a seven-night
Pandaw cruise down the Mekong (pandaw.com)
and stays in Siem Reap and Saigon. The trip includes all excursions, return
flights and transfers through Audley Travel (audleytravel.com).
Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo/Hong Kong
A seven-night luxury break in Tokyo and Hong Kong with Mandarin Oriental (mandarinoriental.com)
and Cathay Pacific (cathaypacific.co.uk),
including hotel stays (b b basis), return flights in premium
economy, transfers, spa treatments and dinners.
Leobo Private Reserve, South Africa
A week-long stay for four adults and four children at the spectacular Leobo
Private Reserve in the Waterberg Mountains, including all meals, game
viewing and use of observatory and swimming pool with Firefly Collection (firefly-collection.com).
Antigua and Peter Island escape
A 10-night trip, split between full board at the Inn at English Harbour,
and half board at Peter Island Resort Spa (peterisland.com)
in an Ocean View Room with flights through ITC Luxury Travel (itcluxurytravel.co.uk).
Anantara Dubai Resort Spa
A five-night break (b b basis) at Anantara Dubai the Palm Resort
including cooking class, gourmet dinner, return flights and transfers.
Tanjong Jara Resort, Malaysia
Seven nights’ full board at Tanjong Jara Resort (tanjongjararesort.com)
with ITC Luxury Travel (itcluxurytravel.co.uk)
including return flights, transfers, spa treatment, signature dining
experience and cooking class.
Amilla Fushi, Maldives
Be one of the first families to experience a week in a spectacular Tree House
at the new Amilla Fushi (amilla.mv),
half-board for four persons including spa and water sports, seaplane
transfers and return flights through the Eden Collection (edencollection.co.uk).
Vietnam with Michel Roux
A foodie week in Vietnam including a cooking masterclass with Michel Roux;
half-board at the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort (danang.intercontinental.com),
and return business-class flights courtesy of Vietnam Airlines (vietnamairlines.com)
and Experience Travel Group (experiencetravelgroup.com).
Viceroy, Abu Dhabi and the Maldives
A twin-centre luxury break in Abu Dhabi and the Maldives with Viceroy Hotels
and Etihad Airways (etihad.com),
including stays at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi and the Viceroy Maldives (b
b basis), flights, seaplane transfers and entry to Yas Waterworld and
Four Seasons, Langkawi
A five-night Malaysian adventure at Four Seasons Resort Langkawi (fourseasons.com/langkawi)
in one of its new beach houses, including return flights with Singapore
and a boat trip into the Kilim Karst Geoforest Park.
Shanti Maurice, Mauritius
Seven nights in a junior suite at the five-star Shanti Maurice, Mauritius with
Western Oriental (westernoriental.com),
including spa treatments, private dinner, cocktails and return flights in
premium economy and private transfers.
Terms and conditions
All entries must be received by midnight on Sunday, October 27, 2014.
Telegraph Travel Awards 2014