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The Ultimate Escape: 85 Spain holidays up for grabs

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Travel Weekly has teamed up with the Spanish Tourist Office and a range of partners to give away 85 holidays to frontline travel agents to thank them for their incredible efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Ultimate Escape giveaway was the brainchild of Turespaña UK director Manuel Butler, who wanted to reward the professionalism and care shown by the travel trade in the face of unprecedented challenges over the past two years.

The initiative was announced at the Travel Weekly Globe Travel Awards and will see 85 agents offered the opportunity to take a guest on a four-night break to one of four Spanish regions.

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Pictured (L-R): The Balearic Islands; Galicia

The trips, which will include flights, four nights’ B&B accommodation and a special one-day experience including lunch and dinner, will showcase Spain’s beaches, culture, gastronomy, wine and activities.

The regions taking part are Andalucía, the Balearic Islands, Valencia and Galicia, and agents can be nominated by a manager or a supplier partner.

Butler told an audience of more than 1,200 at the Globes: “Tourism is the sector that has been most strongly impacted by Covid around the world. Both in Spain and the United Kingdom, the impact for the sector has been unprecedented.

“We have all suffered in some way, but especially you, the travel agents. We want to do something special for agents. Something without any strings attached. Something that is kind and is from the heart. Spain is indebted to you.”

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Pictured (L-R): Valencia; Sevilla, Andalucía


The prizes

Each of the 85 prizes will include two return economy flights for two adults from the nearest airport to the winner, in addition to four nights’ B&B accommodation in a four or five-star hotel.

Each trip will also include one day featuring a special excursion/activity and lunch and dinner. Airport transfers to and from the host hotel will be covered.

Prizes cannot be taken outside the peak season of June 15 to September 15 or during local festivities/bank holidays. They are also subject to availability.

Full terms and conditions can be found below.


How to nominate

Any manager or supplier partner can nominate an agent to become an Ultimate Escape winner.

The competition is open to frontline travel agents based in the UK aged 18 and over, and the winning entries will be selected by a panel of judges from the Ultimate Escape organisers and partners.



PICTURES: Shutterstock/Bahdanovich Alena, Arcady, Marina Kryuchina, May Lana, tichr


Terms and conditions – Ultimate Escape
1. This competition is being run by the Spanish Tourist Office (UK).
This competition is open to only frontline travel agents domiciled in the United Kingdom aged 18 (Eighteen) years or older except employees of Travel Weekly or the Spanish Tourist Office, close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
There is no entry fee and no purchase required to enter this competition.
By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her unconditional agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions contained herein. To enter the competition, you must provide your name and company email address. If you have any questions about how to enter or in connection with the competition, please email us at londres@tourspain.es
2. Details of how to enter the competition will be published via media partner, Travel Weekly on Wednesday 16th March. The entry nomination for this competition will open at 00.01 on the 17th March 2022 and the closing date will be midnight on the 10th April 2022. The Spanish Tourist Office (UK) and Travel Weekly shall not accept responsibility for any entries not received.
3. The Spanish Tourist Office (UK) reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and or the rules of the competition if needed without prior notice. The Spanish Tourist Office (UK) shall not be responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any Participant by any third party connected with this competition.
4. The Prizes include:
– Two economy flights to Spain included for the winner and partner. The airline will be chosen by the Spanish Tourist Office (UK).
– 4 nights with hotel accommodation and breakfast.
– One full day programme of activities including lunch and dinner and transfer for the activities plus private guide.
Hotel accommodation will be offered on 4 Superior or 5 stars Hotel category, subject to availability. The prize also includes transfers on arrival date from the airport to the hotel and, on the final date, return from the hotel to the airport.
The prize does not include travel visas (if required), insurance, pre/post night accommodation, airport taxes or any COVID related requirements.
The Spanish Tourist Office, Travel Weekly and their partners in the competition are not responsible for any accident, injury, hospitalisation, repatriation, loss of personal property or food allergy reactions during the trip to Spain.
No cash or other alternatives will be offered;
The prize is not transferable; it is only for the use of the winner (i.e. the lead passenger) and there is no cash alternative.
5. The winner will be required to submit date choices to travel to Spain two months in advance of the departure dates to enable the sponsor to organise logistics. Date exemptions apply. Dates excluded: from June 15th to September 15th and local festivities/bank holidays.
6. The competition winners will be:
Chosen from all entries received;
Verified by The Spanish Tourist Office (UK), Travel Weekly and /or their partners in the competition. The decision will be final. No correspondence will be entered into.
The competition winners will be notified by direct mail within 28 calendar days of the closing date, it is to say from the 9th on May 2022 on. It is the entrant’s responsibility to notify the Spanish Tourist Office or Travel Weekly of any change in contact information.
If a competition winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 (Fourteen) calendar days of notification, the Spanish Tourist Office (UK) and Travel Weekly reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the competition winner and pick a replacement winner. The Spanish Tourist Office (UK) ’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
7. The competition and these terms and conditions will be finally governed by the Spanish Tourist (UK) decision. Participation in this competition will not give rise to legal claims of any kind.
8. The competition winner unconditionally consents to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity, advertising or marketing material produced or authorised by The Spanish Tourist Office, Travel Weekly or their partners in the competition.
9. The winners consent to their contact details being shared with third parties only for the purpose or coordinating travel arrangements and booking travel (for example, Spanish Tourist Office PR agency and travel agent).
10. The prize winner must confirm the dates of travelling before 30thSeptember 2022 and the prize must be taken by the 10th on December 2022.
11. If you are the winner, you may be required to participate in any publicity or promotion organised by the Spanish Tourist Office, Travel Weekly or their partners in the competition. This may include printing your name on the Spanish Tourist Office website or Travel Weekly website.
12. The promoter is the Spanish Tourist Office (UK) 2nd Floor, 10 Dean Farrar Street, SW1H ODX.
13. Details of the winner will be published by Travel Weekly, who reserves the right to announce the names of the winners through the medium it chooses for this purpose.
14. Entry into this competition implies acceptance of these rules and conditions.



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