VIDEO: The National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards 2016 recorded live on Tuesday 29th November

The winners were revealed at a ceremony at London’s Le Meridien Hotel on 29 November 2016


It’s that time of year again and we are getting ready for the annual National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards.
We have been sponsors of the awards since they launched and are responsible for the creation and the seamless delivery of all screen visuals.

Hosted by celebrity chef Kiran Jethwa, the fun kicks off tonight at 7.45pm and here at Swhype we will be taking our positions to ensure that those who can’t make it, can watch the live stream from the comfort of their sofa.

The winners of the 20 categories are:

Short-Haul Country: Italy
Long-Haul Country: USA
Short-Haul City: Barcelona
Long-Haul City: New York
Short-Haul Airline: British Airways
Long-Haul Airline: British Airways
Overseas Hotel Group: Hilton Hotels & Resorts
UK Hotel Group: Premier Inn
Tour Operator: Kuoni
Family Travel Company: Thomas Cook
Rail Journey: Rocky Mountaineer, Canada
Cruise Line: P&O Cruises
Overseas Attraction: Grand Canyon
UK Attraction: Eden Project
New Cultural Experience: Lincoln Castle (renovation)
New Green InitiativeRhino Conservation Project
Travel Blog: Budget Traveller
Travel Book: The Road to Little Dribbling
TV Programme: Great Barrier Reef, David Attenborough
Outstanding Contribution to Travel: Michael Palin

Other sponsors of the event include Barrhead Travel, CEWE Photobook, Crystal Cruises, Live365, Majestic. And the headline sponsor is the Qatar Tourism Authority