WINNERS ANNOUNCED: The 2024 European Arival TourReview Spotlight Awards

The results are in! Learn more about the awards and see the complete list of winners in each category here

Drumroll please… The results are in for the inaugural 2024 European Arival TourReview Spotlight Awards, and we’re excited to announce the winners for each category! 

In partnership with review management platform TourReview, we awarded a number of European-based winners across five categories who are consistently wowing customers. Winners were identified through a data-driven, independent, and impartial analysis of customer reviews, powered by TourReview. The European Arival TourReview Spotlight Awards follow our North American awards, presented at Arival 360 | Orlando in October 2023.

The European winners were announced in a special ceremony at Arival 360 | Berlin, during the Welcome Party on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024. Meet the winners below!

European Arival TourReview Spotlight Awards: Winners

The Arival TourReview Spotlight Awards include five categories, with three awards per category based on company size. Company size was determined by number of reviews during the one-year period from 1 November 2022 and 31 October 2023:

  • Small: 250-1,000 reviews 
  • Medium: 1,001-5,000 reviews
  • Large: more than 5,000 reviews

The winners were chosen through a data-driven, independent, and impartial analysis of customer reviews across multiple major review sites, online travel agencies (OTAs) and millions of customer reviews, powered by review management platform TourReview. Learn more about the methodology here and see the complete list of finalists here.

Sightseeing Tours Award Winners

This category includes companies that run tours within a city or destination with a primary emphasis on sightseeing, such as walking tours, urban cycling and hiking tours, segway tours, local driving or bus tours and city cruises or boat tours where the primary purpose is sightseeing.

Small Operator WinnerMedium Operator WinnerLarge Operator Winner
M&T Lyon ToursThe Bloody Tour of YorkRunner Bean Tours Barcelona

See the complete list of Sightseeing Tours Award finalists here

Culinary Tours & Experiences Award Winners

This category includes companies offering experiences with a primary focus on food and/or beverages, such as food tours, tasting experiences, brewery tours, winery tours and cooking experiences. 

Small Operator WinnerMedium Operator WinnerLarge Operator Winner
Wine Tasting In ParisPrague City AdventuresTaste Of Prague

See the complete list of Culinary Tours & Experiences Award finalists here

Adventure Tours & Activities Award Winners

This category includes companies offering experiences with a focus on active outdoor adventure activities. This includes water sports and rentals, hiking, kayaking, rafting, off-roading, whale watching, hot air ballooning, and a range of water- and land-based adventure tours.

Small Operator WinnerMedium Operator WinnerLarge Operator Winner
SUP IbizaSportMixThames Rockets

See the complete list of Adventure Tours & Activities Award finalists here

Visitor Attraction Award Winners

This category is for ticketed attractions both private and public, including amusement parks, museums, observation decks, landmarks and monuments, zoos and aquariums.

Small Attraction WinnerMedium Attraction WinnerLarge Attraction Winner
Third Man MuseumMalta Classic Car Collection MuseumBasílica de la Sagrada Familia

See the complete list of Visitor Attraction Award finalists here

Day Tours & Excursions Award Winners

This category is for companies offering day tours & excursions which include transportation to destinations primarily outside of the city, such as by bus or boat.

Small Operator WinnerMedium Operator WinnerLarge Operator Winner
Kitzel ToursThe English BusPure Azores Tours

See the complete list of Day Tours & Excursions Award finalists here

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While the Arival TourReview Spotlight Awards presented in Berlin are based on European customer data, we present awards for other regional markets as well. The second North American Arival TourReview Spotlight Awards will be presented at Arival 360 | San Diego in September 2024.

Congratulations to all the winners!


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