December 2, 2022

There’s still time to shine…

The entry deadline for the Onboard Hospitality Awards 2022 is fast approaching... 

Act now! You have just under a week left to enter and and put your products and services in the frame for THE onboard hospitality awards of the year.

Excitement is mounting that we will all be together to celebrate awards successes together and our winners will be announced during this year’s World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo (WTCE) in Hamburg in June.

Make sure you stand out from the crowd and have your prestigious Onboard Hospitality Award trophy on your WTCE/AIX stand. A badge of excellence proving you are the best of the best and a business well worth talking to.

With over 15 categories to choose from, there’s something for everyone, including…

Cabin Concept of the Year 2022

It’s time to tell the world about your latest cabin concept. The Onboard Hospitality Award for the Cabin Concept of the Year 2022 will recognise excellence in cabin-wide innovation, created by multiple touchpoints.

Best Onboard Amenities Kit 

An award for amenity kits and their contents for First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins.

Best Onboard Beverage

To include wines, spirits, cocktails, sodas, juices, smoothies etc served complimentary or as buy-on-board in any cabin.

Catering Innovation of the Year

To include menu concepts and new product or service design served complimentary or as buy-on-board in any cabin.

Best Onboard Service Equipment

Two awards: Best for passengers, to include trays, tableware, cutlery, rotables, disposables etc. in any cabin, and Best for crew, to include trolleys, crew-friendly service equipment, crew rest or support items in any cabin.

Best Onboard Kids Kit/Service/Catering

To include amenities, services, and food products for kids offered complimentary or as buy-on-board in any cabin.

Best Onboard Snack 

For First/ Business and Premium Economy/ Economy. To include nuts, crisps, popcorn, chocolates, sandwiches, pastries etc, served complimentary or as buy-on-board.

Best for Sustainability Onboard 

To include eco, green, light weight and recyclable products.

Best Use of Onboard Technology

To include passenger experience items such as headphones, entertainment and connectivity, apps and pre-order facilities, and crew support or security.

Best for Onboard Textiles

To include bedding, blankets, sleep suits, pillows, duvets and napkins, offered complimentary or as buy-on-board.

Best for Wellbeing Onboard 

Products designed to make travellers or crew feel good, to include products, services, uniforms offered complimentary or as buy-on-board in any cabin.

Ones to Watch – not yet onboard 

New products or services targeting the onboard hospitality sector in all classes for rail, ferry, cruise or air.

FREE TO ENTER – Industry Champions

Our Onboard Hospitality Industry Champions Award is returning for its second year in 2022. As the industry navigates its way through the pandemic, we want to celebrate and share the stories of how you, your business or key team members worked to reshape the future and support recovery.

In this free-to-nominate category, you can tell the story of your star performers in 300 words (or through video if you prefer). Don’t be shy! Shine a light on the change and the commitment you’ve seen, whether from your chefs or designers, your management or operations teams, your cleaners or your directors.

Contact April Waterston for more information.

Enter now

Enter the Onboard Hospitality Awards 2022 today. Entries close February 28 2022.

Contact Sue Williams or Craig McQuinn for more information.

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