Readers of the UK newspaper The Telegraph voted for their favorite travel brands and crowned British Airways and the Four Seasons hotel chain big winners.
The results of the Telegraph Travel Awards 2014 was compiled from the votes of 90,000 online readers.
The Daily Telegraph attracts an affluent readership, with the average reader having banked more than £100,000 (about US$156,000) in savings -- more than any other newspaper reader demographic in the UK. The average age of readers is 62.
Here are some of the major winners:
Best short-haul airline: British Airways
Long-haul airline: Singapore Airlines
Hotel chain: Four Seasons
Best city: Cape Town
Best country: New Zealand
Large cruise line: Cunard and Celebrity
Ski operator: Mark Warner
Tour operator: Trailfinders