Onboard Hospitality Awards 2021

 
ENTRY REGISTRATION FORM
 
If you believe your products or services are the best in their field, it’s time to gain the recognition and tell the world about them.

These Onboard Hospitality Awards recognise innovation and excellence in products and services which enhance the onboard passenger experience for those travelling by air, rail, ferry or cruise.
 

 
THE ENTRY PROCESS
    • Select the number of products you wish to enter (below)
    • Fill in your personal and payment details on the following pages
    • Submit your registration
    • You will then be sent a link to the Submissions Form
    • Submit your product into the awards by completing this form
     

     
    WHAT YOUR ENTRY INCLUDES
      • All submissions will be featured (description and image):
      - in Onboard Hospitality magazine
      - onboardhospitality.com (live for one year)
      • Promotion: Readers will be encouraged to view your awards submissions via regular newsletters, social media posts and
         promotions in the magazine (Readership: 19,000+ international)
       

       
      COST TO ENTER
        £425
        Discounts apply for multiple entries booked at the same time.
         

         
        CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS
          February 1, 2021
           

           
          VOTING AND JUDGING PROCESS
            • Readers will be encouraged to view the awards submissions and vote via regular newsletters, social media posts and
              promotions in the magazine (Readership:
            19,000+ international)
            • Online voting will close March 1, 2021
            • Finalists in each category will then go before our expert judging panel
             

             
            JUDGING CRITERIA
              Our expert panel of judges will assess your product and service on the following (as appropriate): First impressions, Quality, Innovation, Durability, Life Span, Weight, Usefulness, Design functionality, Taste, Content, and How the product adds to the customer experience.

              As part of your submission you may include a short, simple video pitch and/or existing promotional video content (no longer than 5 minutes).
               

               
              FINALISTS
                • Finalists will be announced in Onboard Hospitality magazine (March/April 2021)
                 

                 
                WINNERS
                  • Winners will be announced April 2021
                  • Winners will be announced in Onboard Hospitality magazine (June/July 2021)
                  • Winners will be highlighted within the special awards section at onboardhospitality.com
                  • Winners will receive a 2021 Winners’ logo to promote their success
                  • Winners will receive regular promotion in Onboard Hospitality magazine alongside related content over the following year
                  • Winners can order duplicate awards (to give to clients) at a cost of £95.00 plus delivery charges
                  • Winners will be included in the The 2021 Winners Special Edition
                   

                   
                  CATEGORIES
                   
                  Best Onboard Amenities Kit 
                  An award for amenity kits and their contents

                  Best Onboard Beverage
                  To include wines, spirits, cocktails, sodas, juices, smoothies etc served complimentary or as buy-on-board in any cabin

                  Catering Innovation of the Year
                  To include menu concepts and new product or service design served complimentary or as buy-on-board in any cabin

                  Best Onboard Service Equipment
                  Two awards: Best for passengers, to include trays, tableware, cutlery, rotables, disposables etc. in any cabin
                  Best for crew, to include trolleys, crew-friendly service equipment, crew rest or support items in any cabin

                  Best Onboard Kids Kit/Service/Catering
                  To include amenities, services, and food products for kids offered complimentary or as buy-on-board in any cabin 

                  Best Onboard Snack 
                  To include nuts, crisps, popcorn, chocolates, sandwiches, pastries etc, served complimentary or as buy-on-board

                  Best for Sustainability Onboard 
                  To include eco, green, light weight and recyclable products 

                  Best Use of Onboard Technology
                  To include passenger experience items such as headphones, entertainment and connectivity, apps and pre-order facilities, and crew support or security

                  Best for Onboard Textiles
                  To include bedding, blankets, sleep suits, pillows, duvets and napkins, offered complimentary or as buy-on-board

                  Best for Wellbeing Onboard 
                  Products designed to make travellers or crew feel good, to include products, services, uniforms offered complimentary or as buy-on-board in any cabin

                  Ones to Watch – not yet onboard 
                  New products or services targeting the onboard hospitality sector in all classes for rail, ferry, cruise or air. 
                  This category will NOT be subject to online voting as all entries in this category will go before the judging panel for their consideration. More than one award maybe presented at the judge's discretion.

                  NEW FOR 2021: Excellence in Approach and Actions During Covid-19
                  In light of the challenges around COVID-19, Onboard Hospitality this year wants to celebrate and share the stories of how you, your team and your business have coped with the crisis. We are pleased to announce two new special recognition awards: Company Excellence in Approach and Actions During Covid-19, and Individual Excellence in Approach and Actions During Covid-19.

                  In this free-to-nominate category,tell your story by writing a blog for our dedicated ‘inspirational stories’ platform, sharing captioned photos for a gallery page on our site, or through a video.

                  Note: Please contact us if you are unsure of which category to enter


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