Leeds-based icelolly.com has been rewarded for its continued popularity with consumers after being shortlisted within the Price Comparison Website category for the prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards (BTAs).
The winners across all categories will be determined by a consumer vote, running until 30 September, with the successful companies announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner, being held in London on 29 November 2017.
Since its launch in 2005, icelolly.com has grown to become one of the UK’s leading and most trusted holiday price comparison sites. The business currently handles over 130 million holiday offers a day and attracts over 20 million visitors each year. icelolly.com has received consistent, positive feedback from consumers, reflected by the site’s Trust Pilot rating of 8.7 from over 6,000 reviews.
In its latest financial results, icelolly.com recorded a turnover of £9.6m and profits of £3.55m, equating to increases of seven per cent and 23 per cent respectively.
Andrew Latham, chief executive of icelolly.com, said: “This nomination reflects the hard work and dedication of the icelolly.com team in striving to deliver the best possible service and prices for our customers. In the coming months, we will be rolling out several new features to ensure icelolly.com remains a market-leading holiday comparison site.
“Our new Top Deals product will offer consumers a small number of handpicked holiday deals that offer special extras such as free guided tours or room upgrades, and savings which are often exclusive to icelolly.com.
“We strive to provide excellent customer service as a trusted source of advice on a range of holidays and destinations, highlighted by our Trust Pilot rating, and we’re really looking forward to the awards in November.”
BTA chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “The British Travel Awards give you the opportunity to reward travel and tourism enterprises for outstanding performance in service delivery and product offering. Voting in the 2017 Awards is now open and nominated companies have until September 30 to lobby their happy customers for votes – good luck to icelolly.com.”
The British Travel Awards is considered the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the travel industry. The British Travel Awards is a proudly independent organisation, verified by leading global business practitioners, Deloitte.