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World Travel Awards unveils Africa nominees for 2013

World Travel Awards unveils Africa nominees for 2013

Online voting has now opened, and the organizers of the awards are encouraging both trade and consumers to submit votes in order to determine those companies and organizations who excel in travel, tourism, and hospitality in the Africa region. Awards … May 29, 2013
Gold all the way - 7 Jetwing properties awarded Travelife Gold Awards

Gold all the way - 7 Jetwing properties awarded Travelife Gold Awards

Continuing their wave of global recognition for sustainable efforts, Sri Lanka’s Jetwing Hotels have been awarded the prestigious Travelife Gold Award for 7 of their properties. Travelife [ www.travelife.org ], the international certification scheme … May 23, 2013
World Travel Awards winners triumph in the Maldives

World Travel Awards winners triumph in the Maldives

Hilton Hotels, Air Mauritius, Sun Island Resort & Spa, Seychelles, and Lux Resorts were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Indian Ocean ceremony, held at the Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives, on May 12, 2013. The … May 12, 2013
World Travel Awards arrives in Maldives

World Travel Awards arrives in Maldives

The "Oscars of the Travel Industry" has arrived in the Maldives for what promises to be a glittering Gala Ceremony at Paradise Island Resort & Spa on May 12, 2013. Internationally recognized performers will entertain a 300 strong audience of Travel … May 10, 2013
World Travel Awards sparkles with winners at Middle East Ceremony

World Travel Awards sparkles with winners at Middle East Ceremony

Etihad, Burj al Arab, Emirates, Avis, Europcar, Qatar and Rotana were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Middle East Ceremony, held at Le Royal Meridien Resort & Spa Dubai on 5 May 2013. The industry’s elite, including … May 6, 2013
Global Traveler announces inaugural Leisure Travel Award winners

Global Traveler announces inaugural Leisure Travel Award winners

YARDLEY, Pennsylvania - The results are in! For the first time, Global Traveler announces the winners of the Leisure Travel Awards. The awards ran online May–December 2012 and were voted on by the readers of Global Traveler, the only monthly magazine … April 26, 2013
59 Greater China industry leaders unveiled at 6th Annual TTG China Travel Awards

59 Greater China industry leaders unveiled at 6th Annual TTG China Travel Awards

SHANGHAI, China - Three months of voting culminated at the 6th Annual TTG China Travel Awards 2013 Ceremony and Gala Dinner, where 59 of Greater China’s best travel trade organizations were lauded for their outstanding achievements over the past year. These … April 19, 2013
Leading sustainable tourism businesses celebrated at WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Leading sustainable tourism businesses celebrated at WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Businesses and destinations that are leading the way in sustainable tourism have been recognized at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC’s) Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Ceremony in Abu Dhabi this evening. The Awards - being held at the Emirates … April 10, 2013
World Travel Awards - final call for Middle East votes

World Travel Awards - final call for Middle East votes

The World Travel Awards-Middle East have become a hot ticket on the agenda for awards across a myriad of categories in this tourism hub. Firmly established as the leading awards ceremony around the globe, World Travel Awards is celebrating its "iconic” … March 31, 2013
Global Traveler announces Hall of Fame nominees

Global Traveler announces Hall of Fame nominees

YARDLEY, Pennsylvania - Global Traveler, the only monthly magazine for business and luxury travelers, announces the 10-Year Hall of Fame awards. The magazine prepares to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its GT Tested Reader Survey awards, to be revealed … March 5, 2013
Global Traveler announces Hall of Fame nominees

Global Traveler announces Hall of Fame nominees

Leading travel magazine to award 10-Year Hall of Fame awardsYardley, Pa., March 1, 2013 – Global Traveler, the only monthly magazine for business and luxury travelers, announces the 10-Year Hall of Fame awards. The magazine prepares to celebrate the … March 1, 2013
PATA Gold Awards 2013 now open for submissions

PATA Gold Awards 2013 now open for submissions

BANGKOK, Thailand - Travel industry organizations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to successfully develop and promote travel and tourism in Asia Pacific can now submit entries to the 2013 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) … February 26, 2013
Call for PATA Face of the Future submissions

Call for PATA Face of the Future submissions

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Face of the Future award is open for submission until February 28, 2013. The winner will receive global media exposure via PATA Communications channels; a round-trip economy flight to Frankfurt … February 20, 2013
World’s leading sustainable tourism initiatives are announced by WTTC

World’s leading sustainable tourism initiatives are announced by WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled the twelve finalists for its 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. The awards are one of the highest accolades in the global travel and tourism industry, recognizing sustainable tourism best practices … January 23, 2013
Dresel, Dipert to claim top NTA awards

Dresel, Dipert to claim top NTA awards

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - NTA tour operator members, Ed Dresel and Dan Dipert, are set to receive two of NTA’s highest honors during the Awards Dinner on January 22 in Orlando, Florida. The association’s members will be gathered there for Travel Exchange … January 16, 2013
World Travel Awards starts 2013 global search with call for nominations

World Travel Awards starts 2013 global search with call for nominations

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards (WTA), “the Oscars of the travel industry,” is issuing a call to those organizations that aspire to be recognized as the best in their field, as voted by their fellow professionals, to participate in its 20th … January 8, 2013
Cape Town comes out tops as Telegraph Travel Awards 2012 are announced

Cape Town comes out tops as Telegraph Travel Awards 2012 are announced

Cape Town has been voted the Favorite City Worldwide for 2012 by 17,000 Telegraph readers in the UK. The Telegraph Travel Awards take place each year after readers vote for their choice of deserving winners for such accolades as Favorite City Worldwide, … November 14, 2012
Jorie Butler Kent, Vice Chairman, Abercrombie and Kent and Founder and President, Abercrombie and Kent Philanthropy; Oman Sail; and the City of New Orleans receive 2012 World Tourism Awards at World Travel Market, London

Jorie Butler Kent, Vice Chairman, Abercrombie and Kent and Founder and President, Abercrombie and Kent Philanthropy; Oman Sail; and the City of New Orleans receive 2012 World Tourism Awards at World Travel Market, London

Jorie Butler Kent, Vice Chairman, Abercrombie & Kent, and Founder and President, Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy; Oman Sail; and the City of New Orleans were presented with the 2012 World Tourism Awards in a ceremony on November 5, 2012 at World Travel … November 9, 2012
Judges selected to identify innovative pioneers at 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Judges selected to identify innovative pioneers at 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the judges for its prestigious 2013 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. These 12 independent experts on sustainable tourism will select 3 finalists for each of the 4 Award categories: Destination Stewardship … October 31, 2012
Europe's travel elite triumph in the Algarve

Europe's travel elite triumph in the Algarve

QUINTA DO LAGO, Portugal - Europe’s travel elite have walked off with top honors at a World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony hosted at the new Conrad Algarve on Saturday, October 6, 2012. Lufthansa, Kempinski Hotels & Resorts, DFDS Seaways, Disneyland … October 7, 2012
Maldives local travel agents honors the country’s first Travel and Tourism Awards

Maldives local travel agents honors the country’s first Travel and Tourism Awards

MALE, Maldives – The Maldives Association for Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) honored the travel and tourism industry with the first ever Maldives Travel Awards. The grand awarding ceremony was held on September 28, 2012 at Paradise Island … October 2, 2012
Lion World Tours wins Silver Magellan Award

Lion World Tours wins Silver Magellan Award

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada – Lion World Tours ( www.lionworldtours.com ) is very proud to be the recipient of a Silver Magellan Award from Travel Weekly. Presented to travel companies across North America to recognize comprehensive business expertise … September 24, 2012
New Conrad Algarve set to host Oscars of the travel industry

New Conrad Algarve set to host Oscars of the travel industry

Europe’s most successful travel brands are set to be acknowledged at a red-carpet ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at the brand new Conrad Algarve on October 6, 2012. Key categories to watch at WTA’s Europe Ceremony include “Europe’s … September 21, 2012
Centara swoops 8 awards in SmartTravelAsia poll

Centara swoops 8 awards in SmartTravelAsia poll

Centara Hotels & Resorts has won eight awards in the SmartTravelAsia Best in Travel Poll 2012, conducted by the region’s only dedicated online travel magazine with over one million readers worldwide. Vijay Verghese, editor of SmartTravelAsia, presented … August 22, 2012
WTA reveals Europe nominees for 2012 program

WTA reveals Europe nominees for 2012 program

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards, “the Oscars of the travel industry,” has unveiled the regional nominees for its 2012 program. European organizations in contention include Lufthansa, Air Berlin, Kuoni, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Bulgari … March 15, 2012
World Travel Awards issues call for nominations

World Travel Awards issues call for nominations

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards (WTA), “the Oscars of the travel industry,” is issuing a call to those organizations that aspire to be the best in their sector to participate in its 2012 program. Established 19 years ago, WTA is recognized … February 2, 2012
Voting opens for best mobile in travel initiatives

Voting opens for best mobile in travel initiatives

EyeforTravel ( www.eyefortravel.com/ ) research has found that 48 percent of hotel companies and 62 percent of airlines plan to increase their budget for mobile in 2012. According to Google, the number of mobile users researching travel via their … January 25, 2012
World Travel Awards winners spearhead global recovery

World Travel Awards winners spearhead global recovery

DOHA, Qatar - World Travel Awards (WTA) capped its year-long search for the world’s most successful travel and tourism brands with its glittering Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Doha, Qatar, on January 11, 2012. Organizations including American Express, … January 12, 2012
North American brands compete for ultimate travel accolade

North American brands compete for ultimate travel accolade

LONDON, United Kingdom - Jumeirah Essex House, Mandarin Oriental Miami, The Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows, and the St. Regis Hotel New York are among the iconic properties competing for the coveted title of “North America's Leading Hotel” at … October 10, 2011
Cape Town crowned best destination in Africa at World Tourism Awards 2011

Cape Town crowned best destination in Africa at World Tourism Awards 2011

Cape Town has again earned top honors in the world of tourism by garnering the title of Best Destination in Africa at the World Tourism Awards on Monday. It is the seventh time this accolade has been won by the city. Since 1998, Cape Town has picked up … September 21, 2011
WTTC launches 2012 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

WTTC launches 2012 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is inviting tourism businesses, organizations, and destinations worldwide to apply for its 2012 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Each year, WTTC recognizes best practices in sustainable tourism - its Tourism for … September 5, 2011
Join DELSEY for the My Planet Travel Awards

Join DELSEY for the My Planet Travel Awards

My Planet Travel Awards is delighted to announce that DELSEY has become a partner of the 2011 awards. The My Planet Travel Awards is the most broad-ranging and representative travel awards in Russia, the culmination of a massive nationwide online vote. … September 2, 2011
100th nominee joins My Planet Travel Awards 2011

100th nominee joins My Planet Travel Awards 2011

The Peninsula Hong Kong is the latest and 100th nominee to join the My Planet Travel Awards 2011. The Peninsula will be represented in the category Best Hotel in Asia, Australasia and the Indian Ocean. The inaugural My Planet Travel Awards continue to … July 4, 2011
Double award for Seychelles in Dubai

Double award for Seychelles in Dubai

The Seychelles delegation in Dubai was overjoyed this week in receiving a double award from Emirates Holidays for the Best National Tourist Office and also for the Best Destination Management Company for the Middle East, Africa, and the Indian Ocean. Alain … May 3, 2011
Award for Sofitel Centara Grand Resort and Villas Hua Hin for online booking performance

Award for Sofitel Centara Grand Resort and Villas Hua Hin for online booking performance

Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin has been named as Outstanding Hotel Partner 2011 by Booking.com for its performance in terms of room nights and revenue sold through the company’s websites. During the period 2009 to 2010, room nights … April 20, 2011
My Planet Travel Awards voter registration now open

My Planet Travel Awards voter registration now open

INTRODUCING RUSSIA'S TRAVEL INSIDERS Central to the My Planet Travel Awards is the unique online public vote by Russian tourists. Voting will take place on – and only on – the Russian language site. Voter registration is now open at www.myplanetawards.ru … March 16, 2011
Awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability

Awards showcase travel and tourism initiatives leading the world in sustainability

LONDON, UK: A small beach lodge helping to lift a community out of poverty; a project to regenerate an island’s fragile eco-system; an international hotel company supporting the protection of orangutans, turtles, and coral reefs; and a national park … February 15, 2011
20th TTG Travel Awards 2009

20th TTG Travel Awards 2009

Seventy-six of Asia-Pacific’s finest travel trade organizations were recognized in style at the 20th TTG Travel Awards 2009 Ceremony and Gala Dinner. For the 3rd year running, the awards and gala event was held at Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention … October 8, 2009



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