As a uniquely busy summer season comes to a close and World Travel Market beckons we are delighted to share the news that ASA have just been named winners of the UKinbound “Tour Operator of the Year 2022” award.  At the UKinbound’s Awards for Excellence event held in Aberdeen on the 29th September 2022, a number of best in class awards were presented with Angela Shanley Associates receiving the accolade of “Tour Operator of the Year 2022”

Joss Croft, CEO UKinbound said: “Our industry has worked incredibly hard over the last 12 months and our Awards for Excellence recognise and celebrate the companies & organisations that have made a significant contribution to the continuing success of the sector, and we are delighted to name Angela Shanley Associates Tour Operator of the Year 2022.”  UKinbound are the only trade association dedicated to representing the interests of the UK’s inbound tourism sector.

Receiving the award for ASA was (right to left from award) George Vasilantonakis (Tailor-made FIT Sales Manager), Fiona Matthews (Director of Business Development), Gisela Shkodra (Contracts Manager-Ground Services), Nicky Athanasopoulou (Contracts Manager-UK & Ireland) & Aled Rees (Business Development – Cambria)

Anak McSporran, Managing Director – Angela Shanley Associates said: “The entire team have worked non-stop since February 2022 when borders re-opened with the whole industry turned on it’s head after 2 years of little movement.  We always knew the key to our recovery would be our amazing ASA family and we are delighted that their tremendous efforts have been recognised particularly at this time.”


A huge THANK YOU to all our global partners and our local suppliers, all of whom have had their own challenges but who once again have demonstrated the strength & character of our wonderful tourism industry.