Making The Event: European Group Travel Awards 2016 Pictures by Jean Tsimangas

InterContinental Hotel Berlin‎ Germany

March 2016

Top international specialist group, HotelPlanner.com and Landor Travel Publications, first group travel publication in the United Kingdom announced on 10 March, the 2016 European Group Travel Awards (EGTA).

The event celebrated the finest suppliers in the group travel industry on March 10th at the prominent Intercontinental Berlin. 20 awards were presented honoring leading organizations offering the highest quality of group travel experiences and outstanding services ranging from hotels to tour operators, city destinations, ocean cruise lines, and more.

Dylan Ratigan, former CNBC Television News Journalist, MSNBC Host, and Documentary Film Producer, hosted the evening’s festivities for the second year in a row. EGTA highlights included premiere entertainment from Benjamin Fröhlich, one of Berlin’s best Club Scene DJs, vocal performances by "Stars in Concert" a top international act in Berlin, and an afterparty dance mix provided by hit record DJ and producer David Vendetta.

Attended by more than 350 industry executives, travel organizers, and trade publications from across Europe and abroad, the awards show was a successful celebratory night.

“The European Group Travel Awards shines a spotlight on those who offer the best of the best in the group travel market,” stated Tim Hentschel, CEO of HotelPlanner. “This event gives us an opportunity to thank these companies and organizations for their support and dedication. We are happy to see the awards getting bigger and better each year which is a testament to the importance of group travel’s sustainability within the industry.”

Dahlia Giancarla & Eric Indenge covering the European Group Travel Awards 2016 For Trinity One TV.
Dylan Ratigan, former CNBC Television News Journalist, MSNBC Host, and Documentary Film Producer, hosted the evening’s festivities.
Tim Hentschel, CEO at HotelPlanner and Meetings.com

Congratulations to the 2016 European Group Travel Award Winners!

Best Group Hotel Brand - Full Service Winner: InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

Best Group Hotel Brand - Limited Service Winner: Comfort Inn

Best Group Hotel Brand - Luxury Winner: Dolce Hotels and Resorts

Best Group Hotel Brand - Boutique Winner: Best Western Plus

Best Resort/Spa Brand for Groups Winner: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

Best Group Tour Operator Winner: Thomas Cook

Best Rail Service for Groups Winner: Eurostar

Best Airline for Groups Winner: AirBerlin

Best Ocean Cruise Line for Groups Winner: Celebrity Cruises

Best Golf Resort for Groups Winner: Desert Springs Golf Club

Best Natural Attraction for Groups Winner: Spanish Riding School, Vienna

Best Theme Park for Groups Winner: Disneyland Paris

Best Independent Hotel Brand for Groups Winner: The Leading Hotels of the World

Best City Destination for Groups Winner: London

Best Tourism Office Supporting Group Travel Winner: Visit Flanders

Best Heritage Experience for Groups Winner: Notre Dame Cathedral

Best Visitor Attraction Winner: The Shard

Best Museum/Gallery for Groups Winner: The Louvre

Best Live Stage/Theatrical/Musical Performance for Groups Winner: The Lion King, London

Best Technology Award for Innovation in Group Travel Winner: WeddingWire

DJ David Vendetta

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About The Photographer: Jean Tsimangas

Jean Tsimangas is my name and Juanistyle is my name as an artist. My parents come from The Democratic Republic of Congo and I was born in Rhodos, Greece.

Portrait, events and wedding photography are my main areas of expertise and without trying to be "The master of all trades", I am also shooting fashion & beauty pictures.

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