Irish Ferries celebrates 'Best Ferry' title 2023
After a break of 3 years, the Irish Travel Industry Awards ceremony took place in Dublin recently. Irish Ferries are delighted to have won the Best Ferry Company Award 2023 making it a wonderful eleven awards in a row – Getting the vote of the travel trade for this award is even more noteworthy as it follows the difficult operating conditions brought about by COVID-19, as well as the increase in capacity by our competitors for some routes.
ITTN Awards - Best Ferry Company 2022
Irish Ferries was once again awarded with 'Best Ferry Company' for 2022 at an industry event in Dublin on Friday evening.
This award is voted for by the travel agents of Ireland, North and South, and adds an Irish award to the already announced UK Group Leisure & Travel Award for 'Best Ferry or Fixed Link Operator’ for 2022.
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Group Leisure Magazine Awards
Irish Ferries has been voted Best Ferry Operator by readers of Group Leisure Magazine.
Voted for by readers of the UK’s Group Leisure Magazine, the award reflects Irish Ferries’ popularity within the coach and group market
Marie McCarthy, Coach and Groups Manager for Irish Ferries, was delighted to receive the award at the annual awards ceremony, held in Birmingham.
Irish Ferries management Marie McCarthy, Dermot Merrigan and Ann Pye pictured receiving the ‘Best Ferry Operator’ award from Strictly Come Dancing star Erin Boag at the recent Group Leisure Awards in Birmingham
Innovation Excellence Award
Irish Ferries Freight won a new prestigious award at Export & Freight (Ireland’s Transport Magazine) Transport and Logistics Industry Awards 2016.
The Innovation Excellence Award was aimed at companies within the sector who have invested in innovative solutions to make their operations more efficient, profitable and successful. It was open to any type of innovation from the latest equipment and facilities to cutting edge technology or environmental solutions. Competition was strong on the night, but the independent judges favoured Irish Ferries Freight’s complete new concept and radical design of the website and, in particular, the online booking system where state-of-the-art technology was designed to deliver exceptional user experience.
Pictured accepting the award on behalf of Irish Ferries are Eugene Carron and Geraldine Galvin.
National Coach Tourism Awards
Irish Ferries has been declared best Cross-Sea Carrier in the prestigious National Coach Tourism Awards at the 10th annual ceremony.
The awards are the only national scheme to specifically focus on coach tourism.
In winning the award, Irish Ferries was judged to be the most coach-friendly ferry company, providing reliable services between the UK and Ireland and offering special arrangements for groups travelling by coach, especially on the line’s flagship Ulysses.
Pictured accepting the award on behalf of Irish Ferries are Marie McCarthy and Ann Pye.
International Marketing Award 2011
Irish Ferries has added to its tally of top awards by winning the prestigious International Marketing Award at the All Ireland Marketing Awards.
In their citation, the jury praised Irish Ferries for the messaging of the campaign which, they said, 'reflected a distinctly Irish heritage in a modern environment.' In terms of its impact, the jury noted that their marketing campaign helped Irish Ferries to reverse the trend in a declining travel market in 2010.
Pictured accepting the award on behalf of Irish Ferries is Daragh O'Reilly, Marketing Manager.