14th October 2010 - Delhi
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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 14 October.
The industry’s elite – including CEOs and directors of leading travel companies, government ministers and tourist board chiefs – all gathered to see who would be crowned the ‘best of the best’ during the most important evening of the year in the Asian travel and tourism calendar.
India proved its credentials as a top travel destination, taking away the title of “Asia’s Leading Destination”. Other big wins for the region included “Asia’s Leading Hotel” and “Asia’s Leading Luxury Hotel” for the Trident Gurgaon; “Asia’s Leading Resort” for The Leela Kempinski Kovalam Beach Kerala; Oberoi Hotels & Resorts won the award for “Asia’s Leading Hotel Brand”; whilst India Tourism picked up “Asia’s Leading Tourist Board”.
Malaysia Airlines was voted “Asia’s Leading Airline” and “Asia’s Leading Airline Business Class”; Shanghai won the award for “Asia’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination”; and Avis received the trophy for “Asia’s Leading Car Hire”.
There were awards too for travel companies, organisations and destinations in over 20 individual countries across Asia.
15:45 Cocktail Reception
16:30 Awards Ceremony
19:00 Dinner & Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony Screening
Black Tie and National Dress
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