Registration of the "Golden Meridian 2011" Russian Travel Awards is open. Participants registration is open from August 23 till October 17
The "Golden Meridian" Russian Travel Awards were established to recognize and encourage best customer service in the travel and tourist industry. The annual "Golden Meridian" Awards are presented to companies that are selected by Russian travelers and industry experts for their excellence in service.
The selection process of the "Golden Meridian" winners is based on positive references by Russian tourists and Expert Council recommendations. Therefore the "Golden Meridian" Awards is a symbol of the highest level of service. To participation in Awards competition are invited companies which worked with Russian tourists in the winter 2010 - summer 2011 seasons.
The Awards Categories for foreign contestants are:
Best Foreign Air Companies; Best Concept Hotels; Best Hotels of Foreign Country; Openings of the Year.
All "Golden Meridian 2011" contestants can choose one of the two ways selection process
Way 1. It is based on positive references by Russian tourists ;
Way 2. It is based on Expert Council recommendations
Laureates will be announced at official site Awards October 27, 2011.
For further information please contact the Awards Organizing Committee by phone: +7 (495) 504-22-09
Registration of the Golden Meridian Awards Participants is open. Participants registration is open from January 26 till July 10.
The Contest for Golden Meridian Awards is carried on with the support of Association of Russian Tour operators and Travel.mail.ru.
The annual Golden Meridian Awards are presented to companies that are selected by Russian travelers and industry experts for their excellence of service. All Golden Meridian contestants have to pass the strict selection process. Golden Meridian winners qualification process is based on tourist references and Expert Council voting. Voting results processing will be controlled by an Independent Auditor – Deloitte.
The Awards Categories for foreign contestants are: The Best Foreign Air Companies, The Best Foreign Hotels of the Country, The Best Concept Hotels, Opening of the Year.
Shortlisting process of the Golden Meridian Awards contestants is run in two stages.
1 stage. Determination of the Awards Nominees as per references of Russian tourists. References should be provided by participating companies.
2 stage. Selection of Laureates based on voting of Expert Council.
Please find detailed information about selection methodics on official site of the Awards /en/about-awards/selection-methodics/.
The Expert council consists of leading travel specialists and experts, representatives of leading mass media with extensive experience and knowledge of the field.
Golden Meridian winners will be announced at the Golden Meridian Travel Awards Gala.
Participants can submit the application form at the official Awards Website (/en/registration/).
Magazines «National Geographic», «Voyage», «Next-stop», internet portals Lenta.ru, Turizm.ru, Tourinfo.ru, Weekend.ru, Tury.ru, «100 roads» (Tours.ru), Travel KM.ru (T2t.ru), «Recreational resources» (2R.ru), GEO.ru, TV channels «Vesti 24», «Sarafan TV», «Turinfo»
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