World Travel Awards serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.
Call for Entries - the 2014 search for travel excellence begins
Calling all travel organisations that aspire to be recognised as the best in their field. The 21st annual World Travel Awards is now open for entries.
World’s tallest hotel to host travel “Oscars”
World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, will kick start its 2014 Grand Tour in sumptuous style at the world’s tallest hotel, the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, on May 4th 2014.
World Travel Awards announces first ceremony in Greece
World Travel Awards (WTA), the "Oscars of the travel industry", has unveiled plans to visit Greece for the first time, with Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, Athens, set to host its Europe Gala Ceremony on 2nd August 2014.
Celebrating the superstars of 2013.
This month in Best in Travel we turn the spotlight on the superstars of travel, bringing you the world's best destinations, hotels, beaches and adventures as voted at World Travel Awards 2013. Take a look inside…
World Travel Awards reveals global winners in Doha
The 2013 World Travel Awards Grand Final was hosted at a glittering ceremony at La Cigale Hotel in Doha, Qatar on 30th November 2013. The industry’s elite - including CEOs of leading travel companies, government ministers and tourism board chiefs - travelled from around the globe to join guests of honour HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad al-Thani, chairperson of Qatar Museums Authority and Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulaziz al-Thani to celebrate the very best travel and tourism brands.
World Ski Awards winners revealed in Kitzbühel
World Ski Awards has recognised the very best in the global ski tourism industry during its inaugural Gala Ceremony at A-ROSA Kitzbühel this evening.
World Travel Awards reveals Africa winners
Kenya Tourism Board, Twiga Tours, Kenya Airways, Serena Hotels, &Beyond and Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya were among the top names to emerge victorious at the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony hosted by the elegant Safari Park Hotel & Casino, Nairobi, Kenya.
World Travel Awards salutes Asia & Australasia winners
Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Air New Zealand, Conrad and Malaysia Airlines were among the top brands to emerge victorious from the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony. The event was hosted by Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, and marked the upscale Asian operators first property opening in Dubai.
World Travel Award winners glitter in Antigua
Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, Sandals Resorts International, Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines were among the top tourism industry stakeholders to emerge victorious from the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North American Gala Ceremony this evening.
World Travel Award winners triumph in Europe
Lufthansa, Cornelia, Mantis, Intercontinental, Avis, and Kuoni were among the top brand names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Europe ceremony, held in Antalya, Turkey on 31st August 2013.
World Travel Awards winners triumph in Lima, Peru
Mexico, Peru and Ecuador were among the big names to emerge victorious during the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2013, held at the Huacca Pucllana Temple, Lima on July 20th July 2013.
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 12th May 2013.
Middle East Gala Ceremony
When: 4th May 2014
Venue: JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
Congratulations to all our 2013 winners!
Visit our Winners' Area to find out how you can further promote your success and excellence as a World Travel Awards winner.
- Claudia Cornejo, Vice Minister of Tourism, PromPeru
- Citymax Hotels
In The News
Forbes: Summer Hot Spots In The 'Other' America
13th August 2013
Summer may be drawing down here in the United States. But before you start shopping for hardy mums and cry the summer’s end, remember this: summer is just getting started south of the Rio Grande.
TV Coverage of South America's Leading Destination 2013: Quito
31st July 2013
National TV coverage from Ecuador of South America's Leading Destination 2013 awarded to Quito.
SriLankan Airlines partners with World Travel Awards for Indian Ocean Gala ceremony on Eturbonews
15th May 2013
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.
SriLankan Airlines partners with World Travel Awards on Colombopage
15th May 2013
SriLankan Airlines, the national airline of Sri Lanka, has become an event partner with the World Travel Awards for the first ever Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, to be held in the Maldives this Sunday.
SriLankan Airlines partners with World Travel Awards on Breaking Travel News
15th May 2013
SriLankan Airlines, the national airline of Sri Lanka, has confirmed it will partner with World Travel Awards for the first ever Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, to be held in the Maldives this weekend.
- Citymax Hotels