Special recognition awards
Innovation in Travel Award
This award is presented to a company that has launched an innovation or development - not necessarily technology-related - that has had a clear impact in the market, helping the company solve a problem, stand out from competitors or meet the needs of its target customers.
The 2013 shortlist is as follows:
Abercrombie & Kent - Stand Alone Retail Store
CarTrawler - iPhone and Facebook Apps
Heathrow Express - Relaunch
Momondo - New flight rating system
The Corporate Team - Event hotel booking sites
The Penny Akam Unsung Hero Award
This very special award was introduced in 2010 to commemorate the life of Penny Akam who organised the Globe Travel Awards for so many years and who lost her battle with cancer in 2008. Penny was passionate about our Industry and worked tirelessly with great dedication to make the Globe Travel Awards the event it is today.
The Penny Akam Unsung Hero Award, recognising unsung heroes in the travel industry, is presented to an individual who characterises the special qualities that Penny embodied.
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