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Customers' Awards 2012

Travel Personality
of the Year

Karl Pilkington

News :

  • TV's reluctant traveller Karl Pilkington crowned Travel Personality of the Year!...
  • An amazing 101,000 travellers voted in the 2012 Holiday Extras Customers' Awards!

Category 2012

Travel Personality of the Year

Karl Pilkington voted Travel Personality for 2012!

We had a varied bunch for you this year, from a buff action man who makes it his business to conquer the natural world; to comedians quirkily observing global cultures; and plucky TV presenters and actors meeting the toughest international endurance challenges.

Posh hunk Ben Fogle is going from strength to strength in his pursuit of physical perfection in the extreme, whilst Billy Connolly, Karl Pilkington, Caroline Quentin, Martin Clunes and Paul Merton keep audiences smiling with their own individual takes on the world's most interesting destinations.

Helen Skelton has proven herself to be a truly tough cookie, regularly swapping the comfy Blue Peter sofa for inhospitable corners of the globe, and Charley Boorman just can't stop hopping on his motorcycle for worldwide adventures. Finally, the fragrant British institution that is Joanna Lumley...

Nominated travel personalities below:

Ben Fogle
Billy Connolly
Caroline Quentin
Charley Boorman
Helen Skelton
Joanna Lumley
Karl Pilkington
Martin Clunes
Paul Merton

Shortlist for the Best Travel Personality of the Year 2012

Ben Fogle Billy Connolly Joanna Lumley Karl Pilkington Martin Clunes