The Elliott Reader’s Choice Awards

The Elliott Reader’s Choice Awards

This site’s readers have informally recognized their favorite companies and media organizations since 2004. Over time, these awards have evolved into an annual event called the Elliott Reader’s Choice Awards.

2016 winners

Best app

1. TripAdvisor
2. Google Maps
3. Waze

Best domestic airline

1. Southwest Airlines
2. American Airlines
3. Delta Air Lines

Best international airline

1. British Airways
2. Virgin Atlantic
3. Singapore Airlines

Best car rental company

1. Hertz
2. Enterprise
3. National

Best cruise line

1. Royal Caribbean
2. Holland America
3. Celebrity

Best ground transportation

1. Uber
2. Taxi
3. Limousine

Best hotel chain

1. Marriott
2. Hilton
3. Starwood

Best online travel site

1. TripAdvisor
2. Kayak
3. Expedia

Best theme park

1. Epcot
2. Magic Kingdom
3. Disneyland

Best travel blog

1. Johnny Jet
2. Wendy Perrin
3. Peter Greenberg

Best travel insurance

1. Allianz
2. Travel Guard
3. Insuremytrip.com

Best travel news site

1. USA Today
2. National Geographic Traveler
3. The New York Times

Best vacation rental site

1. Airbnb
2. VRBO
3. HomeAway

Polling for the 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards took place between Dec. 25, 2015 and Jan. 1, 2016.


2015 winners

Best app

1. Record360
2. Boingo
3. Waze

Best domestic airline

1. Southwest Airlines
2. Delta Air Lines
3. United Airlines

Best international airline

1. Virgin Atlantic
2. British Airways
3. Lufthansa

Best car rental company

1. National
2. Hertz
3. Enterprise

Best cruise line

1. Princess
2. Celebrity
3. Royal Caribbean

Best travel blogger

1. Alaska On The Go
2. Camels & Chocolate
3. Classe Tourist

Questions or comments about the awards? Please send a letter to the editor.