Last week, Telegraph Travel
(which relaunched its site in January) was named best website for second year in a row at the annual Travel Media Awards
‘It’s wonderful to be recognised by the travel industry, and the award is down to the hard work of a fantastic team that produces an unrivalled blend of engaging, interactive and inspirational content,’ said Oliver Smith, The Telegraph’s Digital Travel Editor. Former politician Michael Portillo is a regular contributor to Telegraph Travel and received the Special Contribution Award. In 2018, Portillo will be delivering lectures on board a two-week Telegraph Tour of Iran. Emma Thomson was shortlisted for the Consumer Travel Feature of the Year award for her piece on Djibouti, Africa’s new travel destination.