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    Press coverage

    Here is a selection of the extensive press coverage we have received since our first site launched in 2009.

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    The Independent selected 101 Holidays as the 18th best travel site on the web.

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    101 Holidays was named among the world’s Top 50 Travel Websites by The Times in January 2013.

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    101 Family Holidays was The Daily Mail’s Travel Website of the Week in May 2011. Journalist Fred Mawer wrote “I strongly recommend you have a look at this site.”

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    101 Holidays was picked by The Times as one of the year’s 10 Hot Websites in March 2009.

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    “If you’re stuck for ideas for your next weekend away, visit 101 Short Breaks.” – The Observer

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    101 Holidays was named one of the “Top 10 Travel blogs” by National Geographic Traveller Magazine, January Feb 2011.

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    The Sunday Mirror picked 101 Holidays amongst its 10 Best Travel Websites in January 2010, saying: “Built by well-known travel writers, this website is …  easy and well researched.”

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    Lisa Minot, Travel Editor of The Sun, said: “I love 101 Short Breaks – it’s fresh and funky and a lovely, simple idea.”

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    The Sunday Times reviewed our new family site in May 2011 saying: “Stuck for ideas? Search hassle-free for the perfect family getaway on 101 Family Holidays, a new website from the 101 Holidays group.”

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    In April 2010, The Independent said 101 Holidays was “expertly written” offering “the kind of quality writing that is the product of four decades of exploring the world for a living.”

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    “With real homepage appeal, 101 Short Breaks does exactly what it says on the tin – 101 destinations handpicked by experts.”

    Sainsbury’s Magazine, 2010

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    Which? Travel

    101 Family Holidays: “If you’re in need of original and unusual family holiday ideas, then look no further than this unique website. The advice site, which complements the original 101 Holidays website, allow you to search for holidays by type, child age, destination, time or year or price, illuminating the picture grid on the screen to show possible holiday options. You simply have to hover over the picture and a summary of the holiday pops up, allowing you to click for more information including how to book.”

    OUR VERDICT: A great place to get original ideas for holidays with your family. The filters let you search for multiple categories at one time allowing you to tailor your family’s perfect holiday.”

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    “Exceptionally good … The design is simple yet incredibly effective; the business model has obvious scale; and the buzz surrounding the site from the travel technology community shows that this rather discerning and often critical audience has given it a meaningful thumbs up. A remarkable achievement in such a short space of time.”

    –  John Harding, Travolution magazine, February 2009

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    “The site deep links to the correct page of the relevant tour operator to save you scrapping around a second website, and there’s a pithy editors’ verdict supplied for each entry.”

    –  Ginny McGrath, Times Online, January 29, 2009

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    “101 Holidays uses images to give travellers inspiration … Click on the image you like and a review of the destination as well as links to preferred booking sites appear.”

    –  James Ellis, Travel Editor, Metro, January 21, 2009

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    “101 Holidays’ authoritative selection of trip ideas is an excellent place to get your travel inspiration.

    – Website of the Week, Skyscanner, September 15, 2009

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    101 Short Breaks is named one of the Top 10 Travel Websites

    Sunday Mirror, January 31, 2010

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    Awards

    – September 2013: shortlisted for Best Travel Directory Site, TravelMole Web Awards

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    Winner, Travel Pioneers, Travolution magazine, February 2009

    “In recognition of outstanding innovation in the pursuit of creativity and development in the online travel marketplace.”

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    –  June 2009: shortlisted for Travolution, Tr@vel Pioneer Award

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    –  June 2009: shortlisted for a Travelmole award, Best Blog

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    –  Nominated for the Innovation Award at the 2010 Travel Weekly Globe Awards

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