MAJORCA has received an accolade as one of the world's best beach holiday destinations.
The island was awarded second place behind Barbados in the beach holiday category of the British Travel Awards.
Consumers, travel agents and industry professionals voted in their thousands to decide winners in more than 60 categories.
Etihad Airways was awarded airline of the year, followed by Virgin Atlantic. Best airport was Manchester, closely followed by George Best Belfast City aiport. New Zealand was this year's ‘dream' destination ahead of Australia. Best city break was given to New York, while Val d'Isere received best ski resort.