Lucas’ Papaw Ointment wins Travellers Choice Award again

Lucas’ Papaw Remedies wins the Lip Balm category for 2015 


Awards Highlight Travellers’ Top Products and Services Based on Feedback from

the TripAdvisor Community

SYDNEY, April 27 2015 – TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its annual Travellers’ Choiceawards for TravelFavourites, highlighting the top products and services that help travellers have a perfect trip. There are winners from around the globe, in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, the U.K. and the U.S., across dozens of categories including airline, rental car agency, transportation app, GPS device, luggage, and outerwear.

“TripAdvisor has identified the Travellers’ Choice Favourites as recommended by our insightful global community,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “These award-winning products and services, voted on by our community, are the ‘must have items’ to consider bringing on your next trip.”

Travellers’ Choice Favourites

 There are 44 category winners in Australia all listed below. Winners include some perennial favourites that have won their category each year since the inception of the Travellers’ Choice Favourites in Australia in 2013. These brands include:

  •          Backpack: Kathmandu
  •          Bottled water: Mount Franklin
  •          Cooler: Esky
  •          Coffee: Lavazza
  •          Camera: Canon
  •          Energy/snack bar: Cadbury
  •          Flip-flops: Havaianas
  •          Guidebook: Lonely Planet
  •          Hand sanitizer: Dettol
  •          Headphones: Bose
  •          Insect repellent: Aeroguard
  •          Lip balm: Lucas Papaw
  •          Luggage: Samsonite
  •          Sunglasses: Ray-Ban
  •          Sunscreen: Cancer Council

2015 Australian Travellers’ Choice Awards for Travel Favourites

Allergy medicine: Claratyne Hair dryer: Phillips
Adhesive bandage: BAND-AID® Hand sanitizer: Dettol
Domestic Airline: Qantas Headphones: Apple
International Airline: Qantas Insect repellent: Aeroguard
Backpack / daypack: Kathmandu Lip balm: Lucas Papaw
Batteries: Energizer Luggage: Samsonite
Body lotion: Nivea Mints: Extra
Bottled water: Mount Franklin Mouthwash: Listerine
Camping gear: Kathmandu Music app: iTunes
Cooler (for beverages): Esky Noise-cancelling headphones: Bose
Carry-on luggage: Samsonite Pain reliever: Panadol
Coffee: Lavazza Razor: Gillette
Compact digital camera: Canon Rental car service: Budget
Dental floss: Colgate Ski equipment: Atomic
Deodorant: Rexona Sleep aid: Nature’s Own
Digestion aid: Mylanta Sunburn treatment: Nivea
Energy/snack bar: Cadbury Sunglasses: Ray-Ban
Energy drink: Gatorade Sunscreen or suntan lotion: Cancer Council
Eye drops: Visine Swimwear: Billabong
Flip-flops: Havaianas Toothbrush: Oral-B
GPS device: Apple iPhone Toothpaste: Colgate
Guide book: Lonely Planet Travel magazine: Lonely Planet


Award methodology:

Online surveys were conducted in each country and asked local travellers to select their favourite brands when they travel from a variety of brands/products in each category. 188,198 travellers worldwide (including 11,989 Australian respondents) participated in the selection process.

 About TripAdvisor

 TripAdvisor® is the world’s largest travel site*, enabling travellers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 315 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 200 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.