The international Business Traveller Awards is annually awarded for outstanding achievements and innovations in business tourism. The first Business Traveller Awards ceremony took place in 1988 when the editors of the British Business Traveller magazine decided to celebrate the work of the best air carriers, hotels, airports and car rental services. In Russia, the award has been held since 2016. The winners are selected by readers of Business Traveller magazine using online voting organized on the site. Frequently traveling entrepreneurs, graduates of leading international and Russian business schools, management of large Russian companies, and representatives of state corporations take part in online voting. A special audit company monitors the transparency and clarity of voting.In 2019, more than 300 nominees in 38 nominations and in six categories was competing for honorary awards: “Airlines”, “Airports”, “Hotels”, “Destination. The choice of a business traveller" and "Taste on Top". Among the nominees of the award are well-known international brands, regional companies of Russia, CIS and the Near Abroad countries.