Kuoni Wins Daily Telegraph Ultratravel Award for Best Large Luxury Tour Operator

By Kuoni Travel Ltd, PRNE
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

DORKING, England, June 9, 2011 -

Kuoni, leading travel specialist, has won the prestigious ULTRA (Ultimate
Luxury Travel Related Award) for Best Large Luxury Tour Operator at the Daily
Telegraph's Ultratravel Awards for the fifth consecutive year, as voted by
the readers of the Daily Telegraph's Ultratravel magazine.

The awards, hosted by Telegraph Travel Editor Graham Boynton, were held
on Monday 16th May at London's Savoy Hotel and were supported by a host of
'Help for Heroes' celebrities, which included venerated heroes such as the
oldest living spitfire pilot and the widow of an incredible bomb disposal
expert who saved many, many lives.

Commenting on the win, Kuoni UK MD, Joanna Edmunds said; "I thoroughly
enjoyed the Ultratravel Awards ceremony which was very moving and very
humbling. Whilst our work may not be in quite the same league I am incredibly
proud that we have been voted Number One once again by the Telegraph's
readers. It is a real testament to all of our staff's hard work, care and

Each year the Ultra's raise money for a specific charity and this year
the awards will be helping to support the 'Help for Heroes' charity with its
efforts to provide grants that aim to provide practical direct support for
wounded UK military servicemen and women. At the recent event at the Savoy in
London, guests were fortunate to meet some of these heroes and hear their

About Kuoni:

Kuoni Travel LTD is ABTA and ATOL protected, giving customers financial
protection and ensuring they won't be stranded abroad. Customers are safe in
the knowledge that while they are abroad, Kuoni have professional ground
agents and English speaking guides to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.

Founded by Alfred Kuoni in 1906, Kuoni Travel has grown into not only the
largest travel company in Switzerland, but also one of the leading travel
organisations in the world. Kuoni offers luxury holidays in a number of
beautiful locations, with a host of holidays in Maldives (
holidays in Thailand (
Mauritius holidays (
and St Lucia holidays (
www.kuoni.co.uk/en/holiday/caribbean/st-lucia/pages/default.aspx), as
well as a host of memorable experiences such as brewing coffee at ancient
Brazilian fazendas, tracking chimpanzees in the wilds of Tanzania and salsa
dancing in Havana. The company's Authentic Experiences enable travellers to
do as the locals do or learn from experts in their field.

    For further media information, please contact:

    Anne-Marie Hansen
    Kuoni Travel Ltd
    Kuoni House
    Deepdene Avenue
    RH5 4AZ



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