The Royal Yacht Britannia, ZSL London Zoo, St Paul's Cathedral, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Kensington Palace all came up big at the event, hosted by Tiqets CEO Luuc Elzinga.
On Thursday evening, members of the travel and attractions industry convened at ZSL London Zoo for the Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards London. CEO Luuc Elzinga handed out awards to the UK venues which have been recognized for their high-quality visitor experience by tourists from around the world.
The winning venues - in the categories of Best Attraction, Best Family Venue, Most Remarkable Venue, Best Historical Site, and Best Exhibition - received the best reviews and scored the highest ratings in over 300,000 reviews from tourists from more than 130 countries.
Venues were scored on criteria including simple and direct entrance, digital ticketing facilities and last-minute booking availability.
Special guest Haley Ward, Head of Tourism Sales and Marketing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York gave a presentation on marketing best practices.
The proud winners of the Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards UK 2018 are:
- Best Attraction 2018 - The Royal Yacht Britannia
- Best Family Venue 2018 - ZSL London Zoo
- Most Remarkable Venue 2018 - St Paul's Cathedral
- Best Historical Site 2018 - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
- Best Exhibition 2018 - Kensington Palace
Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards
The Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards were established to recognize and celebrate the best attractions and experiences in the most visited cities around the world. The first Tiqets Remarkable Venue Awards was hosted in Paris in 2017, with winners including the Musée d'Orsay and Fondation Louis Vuitton.