Travel Weekly Globe Awards 2007 review – 17 Jan 2007

Travel Weekly Globe Award statueOn January 16 the travel industry gathered at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel to celebrate the 30th annual Travel Weekly Globe Awards.

Guest host Dara O’Briain handed out forty awards to the best and brightest suppliers in the travel industry, as voted for by the people who know – the travel agents up and down the country who use their services every day.

So without further ado we present a full review of the night: the stories, the photo galleries, the blog posts, and of course the Travel Weekly Globe Award winners in full.

The winners

Photo galleries (

Blog posts

“A spy has sent us a picture of Miles Morgan cavorting around at the Globes. What’s in the bag, Miles?”
Kevin May on a brown paper mystery

“There’s black tie and there’s black tie. This year’s Globes provided some twists on the familiar awards attire…”
Martin Couzinson sharp-dressed men

“Staging the awards in-the-round was a master stroke – but it was shame to bring on the showgirls…”
Ian Taylor on getting the presentation right

“The two Royal Caribbean International tables were the scene of some of the night’s most vocal celebrations…”
Lee Hayhurston the winners’ reactions

“It’s always a sign of a good night when you see respectable members of the travel trade sprawled on the floor…”
Juliet Dennison the ‘tired and emotional’ stage

“Last night, my colleague Jo Gardner and I were given the task of playing Trinny and Susannah…”
Kelly Ransonon hunting down the best dressed guests

The supplement

The original Travel Weekly Globes 2007 supplement from November 2006, featuring information on each of the eight sectors, details of our sponsors and photos from the Globes archive.

You can also view images from the 2006 Travel Weekly Globe Awards

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