Cork Wins TravelMedia's Best Airport Hotel Award

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Cork Wins TravelMedia's Best Airport Hotel Award

The 2016 Travel Media Awards, currently in its 6th year, saw 4-star Cork International Hotel win the title of Best Airport Hotel.

Other winners included Aer Lingus, which beat Ryanair and American Airlines to be awarded the Best Short Haul Airline in Europe and Best Long Haul Airline Flying West.

The Irish Examiner reports that Emirates won the award for Best Long Haul Flying East and Red Carnation Hotels, which owns the five-star Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo, won Best International Hotel Group.

Michael Collins, MD of, said, “Thank you to the travel media who took the time to vote for their favourite companies in the travel industry."

Winners included:


Best Non-Hotel Accommodation Provider — Airbnb

Best Hotel Search Engine — Trivago

Best Cruise Company — MSC Cruises

Best Ferry Company — Irish Ferries

Best Canal or River Cruise Company — Uniworld Boutique River Cruises


Best Car Hire Company — Hertz

Best Tour Operator (operates primarily as a TO) — Sunway

Best Online Travel Agent (OTA) —

Best Ski Operator — Crystal Ski Holidays

Best City or Short-Break Destination — Lisbon


Best Summer Destination 2016 — Spain

Best Ski Resort — Pas de la Casa, Andorra