Travolution Awards 2022: Winners announced at annual ceremony

Travolution Awards 2022: Winners announced at annual ceremony

More than 400 people from the online travel and technology sectors gather in London for the event last night

The winners of the Travolution Awards 2022 were announced last night with Expedia for Business president Ariane Gorin receiving the night’s top individual accolade.

The London-based board level executive received the Travolution Achievement Award. She has worked for Expedia for the last decade, is an advocate for female leaders at the global OTA and has been the driving force behind the growth of the company's B2B division.

Gorin collected her award at the culmination of the annual award ceremony in London that saw the return of consumer voted awards sponsored by and TravelSupermarket parent Ice Travel Group.

Elliot Wright, head of software engineering at Ice Travel Group, took home one of the night’s other individual awards when he was named Rising Star of the Year.

OTA On The Beach was named Brand of the Year for 2022 while easyJet Holidays was Rising Brand of the Year. EasyJet Holidays also won the award for Best Travel Retailer and was voted the winner of the Ice Travel Group Impact Award for Making a Difference with its commitment to sustainability.

Other multiple winners on the night included Travel Ledger which won the Start-Up of the Year award and the award for Best Technology Product.

Etihad scooped the award for Best Use of Artificial Intelligence for its work with BD4 and also won the Best for Flying award in the Trade and Intermediary category.

The awards saw 400 people gather in the London Hilton Bankside in London for the annual celebration of the best talent and achievement in the digital travel and technology sectors.

Lee Hayhurst, Travolution executive editor, said: “After such a challenging time for travel during the COVID pandemic, it’s fantastic to see the industry come together to honour the people and brands that are excelling in the face of adversity.

“The Travolution Awards never fail to inject an amazing sense of optimism that the travel sector is in good hands given the array of talent and ingenuity. Thanks to everyone who entered, everyone who attended, our sponsors and judges for another amazing night.”

To see all the winner visit the dedicated Travolution Awards website.