TripZilla Excellence Awards 2018


The annual TripZilla Excellence Awards 2018 is back for the 4th year to honour the industry’s best travel companies and organisations for service excellence, outstanding business practices and delivering the most innovative travel experiences. It recognises the achievements of these organisations and endorses them as market leaders that set the benchmark to which all others aspire.

More than 40 awards will be conferred on accomplished travel companies following an extensive online voting exercise conducted by TripZilla. As the leading travel platform in Southeast Asia, TripZilla reaches more than 25 million travellers monthly and is a first stop for today’s discerning traveller. Our well-travelled audience will decide the travel brands that deserve this prestigious recognition.

Make your nominations now to acknowledge the excellent work of your favourite travel companies.

Key Dates

10 September 2018
Nominations Open

Tell us which travel brand deserves to win.

5 October 2018
Submission Deadline

Don’t forget it’s the last day to submit your entry.

10-24 October 2018
Online Voting

Our readers cast their votes for organisations that most deserve the esteemed titles.

29 October 2018
Winner Announcement

We unveil the travel companies that are the best in their respective categories.


  • Best Airport Hotel
  • Best Beach Hotel
  • Best Boutique Hotel
  • Best Budget Hotel
  • Best Eco-Resort
  • Best Family Resort
  • Best for Staycation
  • Best Heritage Hotel
  • Best Hotel Website
  • Best Local Hotel Chain
  • Best New Hotel
  • Best Romantic Getaway
  • Best Serviced Residence
  • Best Villa Resort
  • Best Wellness Hotel
  • Best Coach Operator
  • Best for Australia
  • Best for China
  • Best for Europe
  • Best for Indonesia
  • Best for Japan
  • Best for Korea
  • Best for Malaysia
  • Best for Muslim Tours
  • Best for New Zealand
  • Best for South America
  • Best for Student Travel
  • Best for Taiwan
  • Best for Thailand
  • Best for USA
  • Best for Vietnam
  • Best Luxury Tour Operator
  • Most Innovative Tour Product
  • Best Cruise Amenities
  • Best Cruise Entertainment
  • Best Cruise Itinerary
  • Best Cruise Line
  • Best Dining at Sea
  • Best Family Cruise
  • Best Luxury Cruise Ship
  • Best Luxury River Cruise
  • Best Shore Excursion
  • Best Suite at Sea
  • Best Travel Agency (Cruise)
  • Best Animal Encounter
  • Best Attraction for Adrenaline Junkies
  • Best Dance Party of the Year
  • Best Destination
  • Best Exhibition of the Year
  • Best Family Attraction
  • Best Nature Encounter
  • Best New Attraction
  • Best Theme Attraction
  • Best Tours & Activities Platform
  • Most Romantic Attraction
  • Museum of the Year
  • Best Cruise Activities
  • Best Cruise Agency
  • Best Cruise Entertainment
  • Best Cruise Line
  • Best Family Cruise
  • Best Luxury River Cruise
  • Best Car Rental Company
  • Best Vacation Rentals Website
  • Best Travel Insurance
  • Best Online Buying Experience (Travel Insurance)
  • Best Online Travel Agency

Calling All Travel Brands!

(5 October 2018)