Celebrating the best in travel for 21-years, the Wanderlust Travel Awards spotlight the industry’s ultimate stars. This year, the ceremony will be held for the very first time in the iconic White Tower of the Tower of London. There will be 15 awards handed over, in an evening that convenes industry heavy-weights and esteemed guests.

The awards are completely free to enter and open globally to tourism boards, tour operators, guides and destinations, to travel personalities and influencers.

Winners are decided either by an independent panel of expert judges, or by the most serious, passionate-travellers of them all, the Wanderlust readers.

The most desirable destinations, airlines, operators & influencers.

As chosen, by the Wanderlust readers.

Celebrating action & innovation for sustainable travel.

Open to Tour Operators, Tourism Boards, Airlines & Accommodation providers.


Welcoming the world’s foremost travel leaders, writers and celebrities, the 21st Wanderlust Travel Awards are uniquely held at the Tower of London. As the industry looks to rebound, it is with immense joy to host the live-awards and celebrate the resilience of the sector. Guests and those shortlisted will enjoy private viewings of the Crown Jewels, with exclusive tours of the venue followed by a lavish ceremony with live opera and gourmet cuisine!


View the full list of winners below from our amazing awards evening last year at Kensington Palace.


As the UK’s longest running travel magazine, Wanderlust has been at the forefront of sustainable travel for the past 29-years. Today, our values remain more important than ever. Through the awards, we hope to show our gratitude and support to the individuals and organisations who represent the sort of awe-inspiring, responsible travel, our readers prize. We exist to inform and inspire travellers globally to take the road less travelled, by sharing authentic travel writing, stunning photography and expert advice, in print and online.