BBT is to partner with Serviced Apartment News to support the Serviced Apartment Awards including the sponsoring a new category for 2018 – Buyer of the Year.

The category is open to individual travel buyers working for organisations of any size from any corporate sector.

Entrants will be judged on the following criteria:

• Demonstrating successful promotion of serviced apartments within the organisation’s travel, relocation or assignment policies

• Evidence of successful conversion of hotel stays to serviced apartment usage

• Evidence of fulfilling business objectives by converting hotel stays to serviced apartment usage

• Evidence of improving traveller experience

To enter the award, or to nominate a colleague, visit for more information. Entry is open until January 31, 2018.

BBT is a supporting partner for the awards, which are now in their third year.

There is no cost to enter and the awards will be judged by an independent panel of journalists, architects, designers, consultants, buyers, trade associations and investors.

They will be presented at a black tie gala dinner at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London on March 19.

There are a total of 15 categories, recognising the best properties, companies and individuals from across the serviced apartment, aparthotel and extended-stay sector.

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