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Brittany Ferries takes four gold and one silver

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Ferry company Brittany Ferries took five awards at the 2022 British Travel Awards which took place in London on Tuesday 29th November. Four are gold, with one silver.

The operator, who offer 6 routes from Portsmouth linking the UK with France and Spain, was named Best UK ferry company, acknowledging the convenience of its sailings, the exceptional comfort, experience and dining on board its ships, and the professionalism of its onboard crew and shoreside personnel.

It was also recognised for its range of sail-and-stay ferry and accommodation packages in France, Spain and Portugal. In the competitive holidays categories, it was awarded best travel company for family holidays, best travel company to Southern Europe, and best travel company to Central/western Europe. It also received the silver award for its Summer Sun holidays.

Christophe Mathieu, chief executive officer, Brittany Ferries comments:

“Thank you to British holidaymakers for an amazing five awards. This is a massive vote of confidence in the quality of our ships, our holidays, and above all my colleagues ashore and on board.

“It means a such a lot, coming after two turbulent years in which travel wasn’t so easy but we continued to operate. But especially because the votes come from the people who know us best: our customers. We hope, of course that Best Ferry Company will encourage travellers who don’t yet know us to try us in 2023, and see what makes us different. They will be very welcome on board our ferries.

“We know too that this isn’t just a vote of confidence in us, but it’s also a clear sign of the attractiveness, variety and warm welcome of the beautiful destinations we serve, just across the water in Western France, Northern Spain, Ireland and beyond.”

The British Travel Awards is the largest awards programme of its type in the UK, that recognises the top companies in travel. Its categories span all types of holiday experience, including transport, destination, cruise, customer service, holiday extras and accommodation, with customers voting for the winners.