FlyerTalk Wins GlobeRunner Award for Best General Travel Site — Again

In a repeat of last year, I am proud to announce that FlyerTalk has once again been selected as the recipient of the GlobeRunner Award for Best General Travel Site based on votes by readers of Frequent Business Traveler magazine.
Greater than 110,000 votes were cast by readers of Frequent Business Traveler magazine between the period of January 9, 2013 and March 15, 2013.
Other winners include Hilton Hotels and Resorts — which swept the Best Hotel Chain category and won four GlobeRunner Awards as it did last year; five if you count the award which the Hilton HHonors frequent guest loyalty program won — and the following list of other companies, frequent travel loyalty programs and airports which won GlobeRunner Awards in 2013:

The GlobeRunner Award for 2013 by Frequent Business Traveler magazine.

  • Best Airline in Asia/Pacific: Singapore Airlines
  • Best Airline in Europe/Middle East/Africa: Transaero Airlines
  • Best Airline in the Americas: American Airlines
  • Best First Class Lounges: Lufthansa
  • Best Business Class Lounges: Swiss International Air Lines
  • Best Airport in Asia/Pacific: Singapore Changi Airport
  • Best Airport in Europe/Middle East/Africa: Dubai International Airport
  • Best Airport in the Americas: John F. Kennedy International Airport
  • Best Airline Alliance: Star Alliance
  • Best Frequent Flyer Program: Lufthansa Miles & More
  • Best Airline Food and Wine: Emirates Airline
  • Best Hotel Chain in Asia/Pacific: Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Best Hotel Chain in Europe/Middle East/Africa: Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Best Hotel Chain in The Americas: Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Best Hotel Chain/Group Loyalty Program: Hilton HHonors
  • Best Hotel Chain Dining/Restaurants: Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Best Credit/Charge Card Points Program: American Express Membership Rewards
  • Best Mobile Phone Coverage in North America: AT&T
  • Best Web Site for Booking Travel: Expedia
  • Best General Travel Site: FlyerTalk
  • Best Car Rental Chain in the World: Hertz
  • Best Car Manufacturer in the World: BMW
  • Best Luggage Maker: Samsonite

The Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards recognize the best travel companies in the world — including airline, hotel, car rental agencies, and Internet travel web sites — as chosen by its readers.
Congratulations to all of the winners of the Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards!
What are your thoughts as to the award recipients? Do you agree with the choices?

One thought on “FlyerTalk Wins GlobeRunner Award for Best General Travel Site — Again”

  1. edgewood49 says:

    I am surprised to see Hilton winning so many awards. I am finding them to be losing in quality and service across the board, both domestic and international.

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