Press Release: October 03, 2017
Real Russia was named ‘Russia's Leading Travel Agency’ for the fifth year in a row at the World Travel Awards 2017. A Leicestershire-based company, Real Russia are the only company to have become a five-time winner of the World Travel Awards in this category; showing unprecedented success for this local family-owned business. The title was announced at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony held in Saint-Petersburg, Russia over the weekend.
Managing Director of Real Russia Chris Watkins said, “We are truly honoured to receive this accolade yet again. For more than 10 years, we have listened to our clients and refined our vision of travel to one of the most unexplored and exotic tourist destinations in the world. Thank you to those who voted to make us number one in this category. And of course, without the fantastic support and dedication from our team, this would not have been possible. It a real recognition of the hard work that they put in.”
Starting as a small family business 10 years ago, Real Russia has grown into a truly global brand with five offices in the UK, Russia and Europe, with partners based in dozens of countries around the world. The company has ambitious development plans for the next twelve months, as it continues investing in its technology and processes to ensure that it is offering the best, most comprehensive, and most efficient Russian travel assistance on the market. Key among these developments is an updated, industry leading rail booking system, offering instant ticket booking throughout Russia, across the Trans-Siberian railway and beyond.
As part of the company’s corporate social responsibility, Real Russia will make a donation to Life Route, a charitable organization, which offers support to people with disabilities in Russia. Life Route will receive donation for every vote that was made via the Real Russia website throughout the voting period.
The World Travel Awards is the most prestigious awards in the global tourism industry. Established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries, the World Travel Awards brand is now recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.
About Real Russia
Real Russia is a specialist travel agency, assisting thousands of customers every year with travel to, within and beyond Russia. Dedicated teams deliver complete support: planning unique itineraries, booking accommodation, train tickets, rail tours, local guides and transfers, as well as managing visa applications directly with consulates. Real Russia’s mission is to provide an easy, hassle free service so that all may experience the unique beauty of Russia, the Trans-Siberian railway and the surrounding countries.
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