(L to R): Gianni Salvadori, head of business travel sales UK&I and Scandinavia for Melia Hotels International; Anthony Withers Green, director of global business for Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services; and comedian Hugh Dennis.
LONDON -- Tristar Worldwide won the award for "Best Ground Transportation Company" at the 2016 Buying Business Travel Awards.
The Buying Business Travel Awards have been running for over 20 years, showcasing the best of the travel industry's leaders and their corporate clients. The results were announced at a gala dinner on Jan. 18 at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, hosted by comedian Hugh Dennis.
Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services, with North American operations based in Boston, was ranked No. 2 on the 2015 LCT 50 Largest Fleets List. The company is led by CEO Dean DeBeer in London and North Americas CEO Michael Fogarty in Boston.
The independent judging panel is made up of senior business travel buyers across various sectors, who review the applications and determine the winners of one of these highly-coveted industry awards.
The judging panel said of Tristar, "This was deemed to be a first class entry. We liked the global coverage, the Platinum service guarantee, impressive accident prevention measures using innovative technology, and some good CSR credentials, including its Sustainability Charter and initiatives."
Anthony Withers Green, Director of Global Business at Tristar Worldwide, said: "We are delighted to have won this award. It reinforces our credibility as an industry-leading global chauffeur service provider, and it's fantastic that our first class service has been recognised with this award. Thank you to everyone at Tristar for providing a consistently high level of service for all of our clients."
Source: PRNewswire press release