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World Travel Awards makes history in Lima, Peru

World Travel Awards makes history in Lima, Peru

World Travel Awards (WTA), heads for Lima, Peru, to make history, for this is where the Central and South America Gala ceremony will be held for the first time on July 20, 2013. The glittering red carpet event will take place at the site of the ancient … June 7, 2013
World Travel Awards opens voting for Asia and Australasia

World Travel Awards opens voting for Asia and Australasia

Online voting for 2013 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 Asia & Australasia … June 7, 2013
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
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
Port Victoria in Seychelles named Leading Cruise Port by WTA

Port Victoria in Seychelles named Leading Cruise Port by WTA

Port Victoria in Seychelles was named the Leading Cruise Port award at the World Travel Awards (WTA) being held in the Maldives. The World Travel Awards, known as the “Oscars of the Travel Industry,” presented the award at a glittering Gala Ceremony … May 12, 2013
Reunion’s only 5-star hotel wins World Travel Award

Reunion’s only 5-star hotel wins World Travel Award

LUX Ile de La Reunion won the Leading Island Hotel award tonight at the World Travel Awards (WTA) being held in the Maldives. The award was accepted at the WTA Indian Ocean gala dinner this evening. Located on the lush volcanic island of Reunion, LUX … 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
SriLankan Airlines partners with World Travel Awards for Indian Ocean Gala ceremony

SriLankan Airlines partners with World Travel Awards for Indian Ocean Gala ceremony

SriLankan Airlines, the National Airline of Sri Lanka, is delighted to partner with World Travel Awards, for the first ever Indian Ocean Gala ceremony in the Maldives which takes place on May 12. World Travel Awards is widely acknowledge as the "Oscars … May 9, 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
Kenya Tourism Board to host Africa's “Oscars of the Travel Industry”

Kenya Tourism Board to host Africa's “Oscars of the Travel Industry”

Kenya’s profile as a preferred tourist destination has received a boost with the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) winning the bid to host this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa region on 16th October this year. The WTA nominations will recognise excellence … April 21, 2013
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa to host World Travel Awards, the “Oscars of the travel industry”

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort and Spa to host World Travel Awards, the “Oscars of the travel industry”

Opening World Travel Awards' 2013 Grand Tour, this gala presentation ceremony heralds the start of a global search for the very best travel, tourism and hospitality organizations around the world. WTA’s Middle East Ceremony will be held in Dubai for … April 16, 2013
Paradise Island Resort & Spa to host World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

Paradise Island Resort & Spa to host World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

Paradise Island Resort & Spa, an uncompromising destination of luxury and comfort, is to host the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industry’s elite on May 12, 2013 at the World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. Set on the island of Lankanfinolhu, … April 12, 2013
World Travel Awards unveils glittering Europe line up

World Travel Awards unveils glittering Europe line up

World Travel Awards™ (WTA) unveils its Europe Nominees for 2013 as voting opens for the European Awards which is set to become the hottest ticket on the agenda in this busy tourism region. World Travel Awards is celebrating a landmark 20th year as … April 10, 2013
World Travel Awards - final call for Indian Ocean votes

World Travel Awards - final call for Indian Ocean votes

World Travel Awards (WTA), “the Oscars of the travel industry,” is issuing a final call to those organizations in the Indian Ocean region to vote. Established in 1993, WTA is recognized globally as the highest accolade in travel and tourism, and … April 2, 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
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
World’s greatest brands revealed at Travel Oscars in India

World’s greatest brands revealed at Travel Oscars in India

NEW DELHI, India - World Travel Awards (WTA) has capped its year-long search for the most popular travel and tourism brands in the world with its glittering Grand Final Gala Ceremony in New Delhi, India, on December 12, 2012. Organizations including … December 13, 2012
Excitement gathers as India prepares to host WTA Grand Final

Excitement gathers as India prepares to host WTA Grand Final

LONDON, England & NEW DELHI, India - The votes have been counted and the trophies polished as the incredible nation of India steps up to host the most important night of the year in travel – World Travel Awards 2012 Grand Final Gala Ceremony – on … December 5, 2012
Excitement gathers ahead of WTA Grand Final 2012 in India

Excitement gathers ahead of WTA Grand Final 2012 in India

LONDON, England – World Travel Awards (WTA) is gearing up to host its year-long climax to find the very best travel organizations in the world: the Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2012, officially supported by Ministry of Tourism, government of India. The … November 28, 2012
World’s best destinations to wake up at this Christmas

World’s best destinations to wake up at this Christmas

LONDON, England - Christmas is typically the most stressful time of the year. The expense of buying gifts, the last-minute shopping scramble, and the heightened expectations of family togetherness can all combine to undermine our best intentions. There … November 27, 2012
Dusit Thani Bangkok named Asia’s Leading City Hotel

Dusit Thani Bangkok named Asia’s Leading City Hotel

BANGKOK, Thailand - For the second year running, Dusit Thani Bangkok has won first prize for the category of “Asia’s Leading City Hotel” in the World Travel Awards 2012, at an award ceremony held in Singapore on Thursday, October 18. The World … November 6, 2012
Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa toasts to winning World Travel Awards

Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort and Spa toasts to winning World Travel Awards

The Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa, which is located on Silhouette Island, has this year won one of the prestigious awards of the World Travel Awards, which is much sought-after by the hospitality trade. This unique and luxury resort has been … November 2, 2012
The best at what we do, proven again – Jetwing Hotels wins big at the World Travel Awards 2012

The best at what we do, proven again – Jetwing Hotels wins big at the World Travel Awards 2012

SINGAPORE – Sri Lanka’s very own Jetwing Hotels was a part of the star-studded evening at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2012, picking up a total of 4 awards – the second year running. Established in 1993, World Travel Awards seeks to acknowledge, … October 21, 2012
Asia and Australasia’s travel elite triumph in Singapore

Asia and Australasia’s travel elite triumph in Singapore

SINGAPORE - The travel elite of Asia, Australasia, and the Indian Ocean have walked off with top honors at a World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony hosted in Singapore on Thursday, October 18, 2012. Mandarin Oriental, Tourism New Zealand, Banyan Tree, … October 19, 2012
Corinthia Hotels in Malta and Russia bag travel industry Oscars

Corinthia Hotels in Malta and Russia bag travel industry Oscars

Corinthia Hotels announced that its five-star Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta and its Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg in Russia, were among Europe's travel elite to walk off with top honors at a World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony hosted in the Algarve … October 17, 2012
IIPT panel at World Travel Market to feature Jordan Minister of Tourism and Antiquities HE Nayef Al-Fayez

IIPT panel at World Travel Market to feature Jordan Minister of Tourism and Antiquities HE Nayef Al-Fayez

STOWE, Vermont - The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that HE Nayef Al-Fayez, Jordan Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, will be a featured speaker at this year’s IIPT event at World Travel Market in a panel … October 17, 2012
Singapore prepares to host inaugural travel Oscars

Singapore prepares to host inaugural travel Oscars

SINGAPORE - The votes have been counted, the trophies polished, and the VIP guests are starting to arrive as Singapore steps up to host one of the most important evenings of the year for travel and tourism – World Travel Awards 2012 Asia, Australasia … October 17, 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
Algarve prepares to host biggest night of European travel calendar

Algarve prepares to host biggest night of European travel calendar

QUINTA DO LAGO, Portugal - The votes have been counted, the trophies polished, and the VIP guests are starting to arrive as the Algarve makes the final preparations for the most important evening of the year for travel and tourism in the region – the … October 5, 2012
Nominations announced for first travel Oscars in Singapore

Nominations announced for first travel Oscars in Singapore

LONDON, England - The most successful travel brands in Asia, Australasia, and the Indian Ocean are set to be acknowledged at a red-carpet ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) in Singapore on October 18, 2012. Key categories to watch at WTA’s … October 2, 2012
Cape Town named top beach destination at 2012 World Travel Awards

Cape Town named top beach destination at 2012 World Travel Awards

The annual World Travel Awards took place last week and resulted in a string of accolades for South African tourism brands and a Best Beach Destination place for Cape Town. Cape Town competed against Bazaruto in Mozambique, Diani Beach, Kenya, Plettenberg … September 27, 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
Africa’s finest travel brands revealed by World Travel Awards

Africa’s finest travel brands revealed by World Travel Awards

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards (WTA) has unveiled the leading travel brands in Africa for 2012. South African Airways, Abercrombie & Kent, andBeyond, Avis, Travel with Flair, and Mantis Collection were among the organizations named the finest … September 21, 2012
Cream of the Caribbean and Americas celebrate in Turks and Caicos

Cream of the Caribbean and Americas celebrate in Turks and Caicos

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos - The leading travel brands from across the Caribbean and the Americas have shared top honors at a World Travel Awards ceremony hosted at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa on September 14, 2012. A packed delegation … September 16, 2012
Turks and Caicos islands prepare to host travel Oscars

Turks and Caicos islands prepare to host travel Oscars

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos - The voting lines are closed, the trophies polished, and the VIP guests starting to arrive, as Turks & Caicos makes the final preparations for the most important evening of the year for travel and tourism in the … September 14, 2012
Caribbean’s finest travel brands set to reap rewards in Turks and Caicos

Caribbean’s finest travel brands set to reap rewards in Turks and Caicos

LONDON, England - The Caribbean’s most successful travel brands are set to be acknowledged at a red-carpet ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa on Friday, September 14, 2012. Key categories to … August 22, 2012
Turks and Caicos to host Caribbean and The Americas Ceremony

Turks and Caicos to host Caribbean and The Americas Ceremony

LONDON, England - The paradise islands of Turks & Caicos will become the focus of the travel and tourism industry when they host World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” on September 14, 2012. WTA’s Caribbean & The Americas … July 5, 2012
WTA to host Asia and Australasia Ceremony 2012 at TravelRave Singapore

WTA to host Asia and Australasia Ceremony 2012 at TravelRave Singapore

World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” has announced plans to host its Asia & Australasia Ceremony 2012 during TravelRave, Singapore’s mega travel and tourism festival. The heavyweights of Asia Pacific travel are scheduled … June 7, 2012
New Conrad Algarve to host WTA Europe Ceremony 2012

New Conrad Algarve to host WTA Europe Ceremony 2012

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” has announced that the new Conrad Algarve will host its Europe Ceremony 2012 on October 6, 2012. Senior representatives from Europe’s finest travel brands are scheduled … June 6, 2012
Cream of Arabia celebrates at World Travel Awards

Cream of Arabia celebrates at World Travel Awards

DUBAI, UAE - The Middle East’s leading travel brands have shared top honors at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai on April 30, 2012. A packed delegation of VIPs, senior tourism figures, and … April 30, 2012
Middle East’s leading brands compete in Dubai for ultimate travel accolade

Middle East’s leading brands compete in Dubai for ultimate travel accolade

DUBAI - The Middle East’s most successful travel brands are set to be acknowledged at a glittering gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa on Monday, April 31, 2012. The likes of Jumeirah, Emirates, Etihad … April 29, 2012
WTA to host first ceremony in Kenya in September 2012

WTA to host first ceremony in Kenya in September 2012

LONDON & NAIROBI - World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” has announced plans to host its first ceremony in Kenya, reflecting the African nation’s continuing evolution into a world-class tourism destination. WTA’s Africa … April 12, 2012
India chosen to host WTA Grand Final 2012

India chosen to host WTA Grand Final 2012

LONDON/NEW DELHI - World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” has announced it will host its Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2012 at The Oberoi, Gurgaon, New Delhi capital region, India, on December 12, 2012. The event will mark … April 2, 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’s most romantic places to propose this leap year

World’s most romantic places to propose this leap year

LONDON, England - It’s a leap year, when, according to tradition, women can get down on bended knee and ask their dithering partner to take their hand in marriage. With February 29, 2012 fast approaching, World Travel Awards (WTA) has selected the … February 24, 2012
Dubai’s Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa to host WTA Middle East Ceremony 2012

Dubai’s Jebel Ali Golf Resort and Spa to host WTA Middle East Ceremony 2012

LONDON & DUBAI - World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” has announced plans to host its Middle East Ceremony at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa in Dubai on April 30, 2012. The evening will mark the opening leg of WTA’s 2012 … February 21, 2012
Regency President Ibrahim Hassan Al-Asmakh wins WTA “Travel Personality of the Year”

Regency President Ibrahim Hassan Al-Asmakh wins WTA “Travel Personality of the Year”

LONDON, England - Ibrahim Hassan Al-Asmakh, President of Regency Group Holdings, has been named “Travel Personality of the Year” by World Travel Awards (WTA).Mr. Al-Asmakh was honored for his exceptional contribution to the travel and tourism industry, … February 6, 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
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
World’s leading travel brands head to Qatar for ultimate accolade

World’s leading travel brands head to Qatar for ultimate accolade

LONDON, England - The travel brands that have shown the greatest strength amid the global economic uncertainty are to be acknowledged at the Grand Final of World Travel Awards (WTA), which is being hosted in Doha in partnership with Qatar Tourism Authority … January 10, 2012
Qatar Tourism Authority partners with World Travel Awards for Grand Final in Doha

Qatar Tourism Authority partners with World Travel Awards for Grand Final in Doha

DOHA, Qatar – World Travel Awards (WTA), “the Oscars of the travel industry,” will host its Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Doha, Qatar, in partnership with the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) on January 11, 2012. The most important decision-makers … December 15, 2011
Qatar to host World Travel Awards 2011 Grand Final

Qatar to host World Travel Awards 2011 Grand Final

LONDON, United Kingdom - World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry,” has announced it will host its 2011 Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Doha, Qatar, on December 11, 2011. The glittering ceremony will be staged at W Doha Hotel … November 3, 2011
Cream of the Caribbean celebrates at World Travel Awards

Cream of the Caribbean celebrates at World Travel Awards

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The Caribbean’s leading travel brands have walked off with top honors at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) in Montego Bay, Jamaica on October 19, 2011. VIPs, senior tourism figures, captains of industry, … October 20, 2011
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
Caribbean’s leading brands compete for ultimate travel accolade

Caribbean’s leading brands compete for ultimate travel accolade

LONDON, UK - St. Lucia, Barbados, Jamaica, and the Bahamas are among the nations that will compete head-to-head for the coveted title of “Caribbean’s Leading Destination” at a VIP World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica on October … October 6, 2011
Asia's leading brands win big at World Travel Awards

Asia's leading brands win big at World Travel Awards

BANGKOK, Thailand - Asia’s role in leading the global travel and tourism recovery has been acknowledged at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) in Bangkok, Thailand on September 28, 2011. VIPs, senior tourism leaders, captains … September 29, 2011
Seychelles Constance Lemuria Resort scores hat trick at World Travel Awards

Seychelles Constance Lemuria Resort scores hat trick at World Travel Awards

Constance Hotels Experience has confirmed that Constance Lémuria Resort (Seychelles) scored a hat trick at this year’s World Travel Awards Ceremony, held in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. Constance Lémuria was voted: • Indian Ocean’s Leading Golf … September 26, 2011
Egypt’s finest travel brands come good

Egypt’s finest travel brands come good

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt - The resilience of Egypt’s travel and tourism industry has been acknowledged at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at SOHO Square, Sharm el Sheikh, the Red Sea’s premier dining, shopping, and entertainment … September 16, 2011
Caribbean travel brands lead economic revival

Caribbean travel brands lead economic revival

LONDON, England - The role of leading travel brands in navigating the Caribbean through the global downturn is to be acknowledged at the World Travel Awards (WTA) VIP ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on October 19, 2011. The WTA awards program, hailed … September 8, 2011
Corinthia Palace Hotel and Spa voted Malta's Leading Hotel for 3rd year running

Corinthia Palace Hotel and Spa voted Malta's Leading Hotel for 3rd year running

Corinthia Hotels announced that its five-star Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in San Anton, Malta, has been named "Malta’s Leading Hotel" for the third consecutive year, at the World Travel Awards Europe Ceremony held in Antalya, Turkey, on September 2. … September 7, 2011
Europe's travel Oscars revealed

Europe's travel Oscars revealed

ANTALYA, Turkey - The travel brands that have demonstrated greatest strength amid global economic uncertainty have emerged victorious at World Travel Awards 2011 Europe Ceremony, hosted at Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Antalya, Turkey, on September … September 2, 2011
Tourism holds key to Egypt’s new democratic dawn

Tourism holds key to Egypt’s new democratic dawn

LONDON, England - World Travel Awards has highlighted the crucial role travel and tourism will play in Egypt’s future, as the country ushers in a new era of democracy and opportunity, with landmark presidential elections set for November. The awards … August 23, 2011
Jamaica leads Caribbean tourism recovery

Jamaica leads Caribbean tourism recovery

LONDON, United Kingdom - Jamaica’s role in spearheading the recovery of the Caribbean’s travel and tourism economy is to be acknowledged by World Travel Awards at a VIP ceremony in Montego Bay in October.The awards program, hailed as the "Oscars of … August 15, 2011
World Travel Awards highlights importance of travel and tourism in alleviating Europe's debt crisis

World Travel Awards highlights importance of travel and tourism in alleviating Europe's debt crisis

World Travel Awards has emphasized the vital role of travel and tourism in re-establishing macro-economic stability across Europe.The leading awards program, hailed as the "Oscars of the travel industry" by The Wall Street Journal, cited the example of … July 22, 2011
Middle East's travel

Middle East's travel "Oscars" revealed

DUBAI - Etihad Airways, Jumeirah, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority, Raffles, and Royal Caribbean were among the names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2011 Middle East Ceremony held at the Armani Hotel Dubai on May 2, 2011. The industry’s elite … May 2, 2011
HRH Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal wins Leading Travel Personality award

HRH Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal wins Leading Travel Personality award

DUBAI - HRH Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal was awarded the title of "Middle East’s Leading Travel Personality" at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2011 held at the Armani Hotel Dubai on May 2, 2011. As the highest honor that an individual … May 2, 2011
Elissa to headline World Travel Awards

Elissa to headline World Travel Awards

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Lebanese pop sensation, Elissa, is to headline the most important night of the year for Arabian travel and tourism – World Travel Awards 2011 Middle East Ceremony. The top movers and shakers are expected to attend the … May 1, 2011
The Oberoi Gurgaon wins hosting rights to World Travel Awards 2012 ceremony

The Oberoi Gurgaon wins hosting rights to World Travel Awards 2012 ceremony

Following the success of its 2010 event, World Travel Awards will be returning to India in 2012 to host its Asia & Australasia Ceremony at Delhi’s brand-new luxury hotel, The Oberoi, Gurgaon. The organizers of the “Oscars of the travel industry” … April 11, 2011
Middle East ceremony to kick off World Travel Awards Grand Tour 2011

Middle East ceremony to kick off World Travel Awards Grand Tour 2011

World Travel Awards is set to kick off their 2011 Grand Tour with the Middle East Gala Ceremony, taking place at Armani Hotel Dubai on May 2. Hailed as the "Oscars of the travel industry" by the Wall Street Journal, more than 400 senior industry figures … March 30, 2011
World Travel Awards places faith in swift Egyptian tourism recovery

World Travel Awards places faith in swift Egyptian tourism recovery

World Travel Awards has announced its continued support for tourism in Egypt by renewing plans to host its Africa and Indian Ocean Ceremony in Sharm el Sheikh on September 16, 2011. In the wake of the recent political upheaval, World Travel Awards is … March 28, 2011
World Travel Awards launches digital consumer travel magazine

World Travel Awards launches digital consumer travel magazine

World Travel Awards (WTA) has launched “Best in Travel,” a free digital monthly magazine aimed at the luxury traveler. An industry first, Best in Travel blends leading interactive technology with unrivaled market knowledge to create the definitive … March 23, 2011
Dusit Thani Bangkok to host prestigious travel industry Oscars

Dusit Thani Bangkok to host prestigious travel industry Oscars

WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2011 Dusit Thani Bangkok, Thailand’s leading luxury five-star hotel, will be hosting the Asia & Australasia awards ceremony for this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA), dubbed as the “Oscars of the Travel Industry,” on September … March 17, 2011
World Travel Awards unveils regional nominees for 2011 awards

World Travel Awards unveils regional nominees for 2011 awards

Contenders for the 2011 World Travel Awards include each region’s leading tourist boards, airlines, and luxury hotels. Over 5,000 organizations from across 160 countries will be competing in over 900 categories. Nominees of the World categories will … March 9, 2011
World Travel Awards extends deadline for self nomination

World Travel Awards extends deadline for self nomination

World Travel Awards has announced an extension to the self-nomination deadline due to overwhelming demand. Originally scheduled to close on February 4, the deadline has been extended by a further two weeks to Friday, February 18. This year has seen … February 4, 2011
World Travel Awards taking final call for nominations

World Travel Awards taking final call for nominations

World Travel Awards is issuing a final call for all those organizations aspiring to be recognized as the best in travel in 2011. Organizations looking to be considered for one of these prestigious awards have just one week left to meet the self-nomination … January 31, 2011
World Travel Awards call for nominations

World Travel Awards call for nominations

World Travel Awards is issuing a call to those organizations that aspire to be the best of the best in the business to participate in the 2011 World Travel Awards. The highest accolade in travel and tourism, the awards is hailed as "the Oscars of the … January 10, 2011
World Travel Awards announces destinations for 2011 Grand Tour

World Travel Awards announces destinations for 2011 Grand Tour

LONDON - After a rigorous selection process, Bangkok, Dubai, San Francisco, London, Sharm El Sheikh, Rio de Janeiro, and Antalya in Turkey have emerged as the hosts of the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2011 Grand Tour. Hailed as "The Oscars of the Travel … November 30, 2010
World Travel Awards winners spearhead travel recovery

World Travel Awards winners spearhead travel recovery

World Travel Awards (WTA) capped its year-long search for travel and tourism’s finest with its glittering Grand Final 2010 Ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House hotel. After a challenging year for the industry, organizations including American Express, … November 8, 2010
World Travel Awards announces global winners

World Travel Awards announces global winners

After a challenging year for travel and tourism, the brands that have demonstrated the greatest strength in adversity are to pick up top honors at World Travel Awards 2010 Grand Final, being held at Grosvenor House hotel in London on Sunday, November … November 4, 2010
Beckham, Arnie and Spacey nominated for Face of Travel

Beckham, Arnie and Spacey nominated for Face of Travel

Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Beckham, Kevin Spacey, Usain Bolt, Rafael Nadal, Kevin Costner and Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickenson are among the favorites to win the World Travel Awards (WTA) “Face of Travel 2010.” The winner will be announced at … November 2, 2010
The Americas night of tourism triumph

The Americas night of tourism triumph

TRAVEL AND TOURISM INDUSTRY ELITE CELEBRATED WITH BONEY M It was a night of jubilation for the elite of The Americas travel and tourism industry on Friday, October 22 as they picked up the top honors at this year’s World Travel Awards The Americas … October 24, 2010
Boney M to perform at the travel Oscars

Boney M to perform at the travel Oscars

Jamaica is getting set to welcome the legendary Boney M on Friday, October 22 for a night of celebration at World Travel Awards The Americas Ceremony. Living legends Boney M were not only THE disco cult band of the 70s and 80s, their extensive list … October 20, 2010
Twin Peaks for Corinthia Hotels

Twin Peaks for Corinthia Hotels

Corinthia Hotels announced that two of its leading five-star hotels, the Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa in Malta and the Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg in Russia, have won the coveted titles of "Malta’s Leading Hotel" and "Europe’s Leading Meetings … October 19, 2010
Australasia prevails at World Travel Awards

Australasia prevails at World Travel Awards

The eyes of Australasia were looking to India for this year’s World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony held in Delhi on Thursday, October 14, as the XIX Commonwealth Games drew to a close. The industry’s elite – including CEOs and directors … October 14, 2010
Asia's night of tourism triumph

Asia's night of tourism triumph

As the XIX Commonwealth Games drew to a close, India also stole the show at this year’s World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony held in Delhi on Thursday, October 14. The industry’s elite – including CEOs and directors of leading travel … October 14, 2010
Europe's night of tourism triumph

Europe's night of tourism triumph

TURKEY - It was a night of elation – and some disappointment – at this year’s World Travel Awards Europe Ceremony held in Antalya, Turkey, on Friday, October 1. The industry’s top brass – including CEOs and directors of leading travel companies, … October 1, 2010
World Travel Awards backs India

World Travel Awards backs India

World Travel Awards (WTA) has confirmed it will go ahead with its planned Asia and Australasia Gala Ceremony in Delhi on October 14. Despite sensational stories emanating from the build up to the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, the World Travel … September 29, 2010
Night of the Year for Europe's tourism industry

Night of the Year for Europe's tourism industry

Europe’s top destinations and leading travel companies will gather under one roof on Friday, October 1 at the Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya, Turkey. All will be hoping to walk away with the most sought-after achievement in the travel and tourism industry … September 27, 2010
Jamaica to host the Americas' tourism industry Night of the Year

Jamaica to host the Americas' tourism industry Night of the Year

Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa, located on Jamaica's beautiful south coast, is set to host travel and tourism’s biggest night of the year as the World Travel Awards brings The Americas Gala Ceremony to the Caribbean island resort on October … September 21, 2010
Delhi hosts tourism's night of the year

Delhi hosts tourism's night of the year

World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia Ceremony is coming to The Claridges, Surajkund, Delhi, NCR, in October for what is expected to be the most keenly fought competition ever. The event, the most important night of the year for Asia and Australasia’s … September 2, 2010
Turkey's Riviera to host Europe's industry Night of the Year

Turkey's Riviera to host Europe's industry Night of the Year

The Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya, on the Turkish Riviera has been chosen to host Europe’s most important travel and tourism awards. The continent’s leading travel companies, operators, and destinations are battling it out to be crowned the best of … August 31, 2010
Cape Town named Africa's Leading Destination at 17th World Travel Awards

Cape Town named Africa's Leading Destination at 17th World Travel Awards

Basking in the glow of hosting a successful 2010 FIFA World Cup™, the Mother City’s global reputation was given a further boost at the World Travel Award, held in Johannesburg last night, where Cape Town was named Africa’s Leading Destination. The … July 8, 2010
Africa's night of tourism triumph

Africa's night of tourism triumph

South Africa swept the board at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Johannesburg on Wednesday, July 7, attended by 1,200 senior industry leaders. It was a night of elation – and some disappointment – as the travel and … July 7, 2010
Night of the Year for African tourism

Night of the Year for African tourism

Africa’s top destinations and leading travel operators will battle it out on Wednesday, July 7 at the Sandton Conventon Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. Their prize - the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa and Indian Ocean Ceremony - the most sought-after … June 24, 2010
World Travel Awards supports just a drop

World Travel Awards supports just a drop

World Travel Awards (WTA), the world’s only global organization dedicated to raising standards of customer service and business excellence in travel and tourism, has adopted Just a Drop, the international water-aid charity. The awards have been described … June 22, 2010
Indian Ocean tourism's greatest golden goals

Indian Ocean tourism's greatest golden goals

Twelve hundred key "movers and shakers" will attend the most important event of the year for the region’s travel and tourism industry on Wednesday, July 7 at the Sandton Conventon Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The gathering for the World Travel … June 16, 2010
World Travel Awards grand final kicks off World Travel Market 2010

World Travel Awards grand final kicks off World Travel Market 2010

LONDON - The world’s only global "Oscars" for the travel and tourism industry – as described by the Wall Street Journal - finishes spectacularly in a grand final at the Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel, in London on Sunday, November 7, immediately … June 8, 2010
Africa tourism's greatest golden goals

Africa tourism's greatest golden goals

Twelve hundred of Africa’s key movers and shakers will attend the most important event of the year for the travel and tourism industry on Wednesday, July 7 at the Sandton Conventon Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. The gathering for the Africa … June 1, 2010
World Travel Awards European nominees unveiled

World Travel Awards European nominees unveiled

London, May 18, 2010 - Race To Be The BestThe World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony is taking place in October - but the fight is just beginning to make it on to the coveted winners’ platform.Described as the ultimate achievement for any European … May 18, 2010
Abu Dhabi captures leading destination title from Dubai

Abu Dhabi captures leading destination title from Dubai

Abu Dhabi has walked off with the coveted title of Middle East’s Leading Destination in a shock announcement at this year’s prestigious World Travel Awards on Monday, May 3 at the luxurious The Address Dubai Marina.The news means that Abu Dhabi is … May 4, 2010
Nancy Ajram headlines World Travel Awards

Nancy Ajram headlines World Travel Awards

The renowned Lebanese singer and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Nancy Ajram is headlining the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony on Monday, May 3 at The Address Dubai Marina. One of the best female singers in the Middle East today, she sold … April 27, 2010
HH Prince Bandar guest of honor at World Travel Awards ceremony

HH Prince Bandar guest of honor at World Travel Awards ceremony

As the Middle East continues to buck the trend in the world’s global downturn, the region prepares for travel and tourism’s most important evening of the year when HH Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Khalid is guest of honor. In addition to holding various … April 27, 2010
World Travel Awards African Nominees Unveiled

World Travel Awards African Nominees Unveiled

London - 20 April 2010 Race to be the Best The World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean Ceremony is taking place in July - but the fight is just beginning to make it on to the coveted winners’ platform. Described as the ultimate achievement for any … April 20, 2010
World Travel Awards Asian nominees unveiled

World Travel Awards Asian nominees unveiled

A record number of Indian travel and tourism companies are in the running for the World Travel Awards in Asia. The World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia Ceremony is taking place in October - but the fight is just beginning to make it on to the coveted … April 13, 2010
World Travel Awards kicks off Arabian Travel Market

World Travel Awards kicks off Arabian Travel Market

More than a thousand of the Middle East’s greatest travel companies are battling it out to be winners of the coveted World Travel Awards. The grandest night of the industry year takes place at The Address Dubai Marina, latest addition to The Address … April 6, 2010
World Travel Awards announces line up for London ceremonies

World Travel Awards announces line up for London ceremonies

The awards are described by the Wall Street Journal as the "Oscars" of the global travel and tourism industry. They are recognized as helping to raise levels of supreme customer service, innovation, and creativity, as well as encouraging high standards … November 4, 2009
World Travel Awards grand final comes to London

World Travel Awards grand final comes to London

The culmination of the 2009 World Travel Awards – described by the Wall Street Journal as the "Oscars" of the global travel and tourism industry – takes place on the eve of this year’s World Travel Market in London. The most spectacular final … November 3, 2009
World Travel Awards joins forces with Just a Drop

World Travel Awards joins forces with Just a Drop

The World Travel Awards has been described by the Wall Street Journal as the "Oscars" of the global travel and tourism industry and serves to recognize and reward excellence in the industry. The most spectacular final in the 16-year history of the … October 23, 2009
World Travel Awards announces line up for European event

World Travel Awards announces line up for European event

Senior management and decision makers from Europe’s travel and tourism industry will gather at the five-star Marriott Praia D’El Rey on October 17 for a weekend of high-level networking and some spectacular corporate entertainment as this year’s … October 12, 2009
World Travel Awards announces Europe partners

World Travel Awards announces Europe partners

The latest organizations to join forces with World Travel Awards and their hotel partner, Marriott Praia D’El Rey, in bringing the European leg of the world tour to Portugal include: TAP Portugal, Turismo Do Oeste, and Bom Sucesso. The World Travel … October 6, 2009
World Travel Awards North and Central America winners unveiled

World Travel Awards North and Central America winners unveiled

Cozumel, Europcar, Anthony Travel, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, and Mexicana were among the companies who triumphed during the World Travel Awards North and Central America regional ceremony, which was staged in the luxurious Hacienda Tres Rios in Mexico … September 22, 2009
Ten percent rise in World Travel Awards voting registrations

Ten percent rise in World Travel Awards voting registrations

More than 183,000 registrations to vote have been made online since the 2009 voting got underway five months ago, 16,000 more than 2008. The record number is conclusive evidence that World Travel Awards – now in its 16th year – has become the "Oscars" … September 14, 2009
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2009 "World" nominees announced

The World Travel Awards (WTA) World nominee categories for 2009 have now gone live and registered travel professionals can now cast their votes for their preferred organizations. Go to www.worldtravelawards.com/vote have your say! This year is expected … September 2, 2009
Africa’s travel

Africa’s travel "Oscars" announced

The World Travel Awards Africa ceremony took place at a star-studded event on May 11 held at the Durban ICC. More than 200 organizations were nominated in 75 categories for the Africa region, including airlines, airports, hotels, car hire, destinations, … May 12, 2009
Abu Dhabi wins multiple awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

Abu Dhabi wins multiple awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

The travel, tourism, and hospitality industry’s most coveted international recognition, the World Travel Awards, held its Middle East gala ceremony in Dubai tonight. The event was graced by a number of senior professionals from the travel, tourism, … May 5, 2009
World Travel Awards to be held in Dubai

World Travel Awards to be held in Dubai

The tourism industry’s highest accolade, The World Travel Awards, will be held in Dubai this year on May 5, 2009. The event, which has been hailed as the “Oscars of the Travel Industry” by the Wall Street Journal, will celebrate the travel and tourism … April 14, 2009
World Travel Awards launches Prix D'Or

World Travel Awards launches Prix D'Or

World Travel Awards, the most prestigious, comprehensive, and sought-after awards program in the global travel and tourism industry, has announced the launch of the World Travel Awards Prix D’Or. The World Travel Awards Prix D’Or will be presented … April 2, 2009
Africa’s time to shine - travel industry

Africa’s time to shine - travel industry "Oscars" return to South Africa

This year, all eyes will be on the World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony in Durban on May 10. Co-located alongside INDABA and in partnership with the ICC Durban and South African Tourism, the leading industry bodies, government representatives, and … March 23, 2009
THETRADESHOW partners with the World Travel Awards

THETRADESHOW partners with the World Travel Awards

ALEXANDIRA, VA - THE TRADESHOW is partnering this year with the World Travel Awards in combined efforts to promote the business of selling travel and bringing industry leaders together. As the top travel trade show in North America, THE TRADESHOW is the … September 3, 2008
First green world travel awards

First green world travel awards

LONDON - World Travel Awards European and Green Awards Ceremony takes place in one of the greenest places on earth – AquaCity, the luxurious Slovakian resort in Poprad, which is almost completely self-powered. Using geothermal water and energy from … August 14, 2008
World Travel Awards Comes to Africa

World Travel Awards Comes to Africa

Africa’s leading travel and tourism companies are recognised at the most significant senior management event of the year for the region. World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony on 12 May takes place for the first time alongside Indaba – Africa’s largest … April 28, 2008

14th Annual World Travel Awards 2007

Malta based Corinthia Hotels International announced that two of its hotels, namely the five-star Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal in Budapest, Hungary and the Corinthia Atlantic Hotel in Banjul, The Gambia, have won the prestigious ‘Hungary’s Leading … October 16, 2007



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