In the News 2016



The Best in African Travel: Word Travel Awards winnersTop

24 October 2016

Every year, the respected World Travel Awards puts together a series of regional Gala Ceremonies from north to south to celebrate and recognise the successes of tourism and hospitality establishments.

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World Travel Awards Set For Middle East Gala Ceremony At The St. Regis DubaiTop

28 September 2016

World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Middle East Gala Ceremony 2016 at The St. Regis Dubai on September 29th.

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Al Forte Village va in scena il meglio del MondoTop

4 September 2016

Tornano i World Travel Awards, i premi più ambiti nel mondo del turismo che saranno assegnati questo fine settimana. L'Italia è già protagonista: la serata di gala sarà al Forte Village, uno dei resort più esclusivi della Sardegna

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Peru is chosen as the best food destination in the regionTop

4 July 2016

The country was recognized by the World Travel Awards for the 5th year in a row.

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The leading Latin American destination for 2016? Quito, EcuadorTop

4 July 2016

If Latin America is on your travel radar this year, you might want to check out the results of the World Travel Awards Latin America 2016 which named Quito, Ecuador the region's leading destination for the fourth year in a row and Medellin, Colombia the region's leading city break destination.

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Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala CeremonyTop

4 July 2016

The event saw American carrier Delta Air Lines presented with trophies for United States’ Leading Airline to South America, United States’ Leading Airline to Central America and United States’ Leading Airline to Mexico.

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Se entregaron los World Travel Awards en LimaTop

4 July 2016

El viernes por la noche se realizó en el lujoso Swissotel la gala de premiación. Cabe destacar que Quito se consagró como destino de América Latina por cuarto año consecutivo

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Peru named South America's leading culinary destination in 2016Top

4 July 2016

For the fifth consecutive year, Peru has been named South America's Leading Culinary Destination by the World Travel Awards (WTA), heralded by many media as the 'Oscars of the travel industry,' Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Magali Silva announced on Saturday.

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Ecuador Wins 7 World Travel Awards, Named Greenest DestinationTop

4 July 2016

World travelers and nature lovers are encouraged to visit the Andean nation.

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Perú y Ecuador dominan los premios World Travel Awards de SudaméricaTop

3 July 2016

Perú y Ecuador se llevaron muchos de los premios más importantes en la 23ª edición de los World Travel Awards, que eligen cada año lo mejor de la industria del turismo. En la ceremonia de premiación a nivel sudamericano –celebrada en Lima- la ciudad de Quito fue elegida por cuarto año consecutivo como el mejor destino en la región, y también fueron distinguidas la aerolínea LATAM, la cadena de hoteles Marriott y la rentadora de autos Hertz.

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Ecuador gana cinco 'Oscar' del turismo en los World Travel Awards 2016Top

2 July 2016

Quito, la capital del Ecuador, logro por cuarta vez consecutiva el premio al destino turistico lider en Sudamerica, en los World Travel Awards.

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Los premios World Travel Awards Latinoamérica se entregan en LimaTop

1 July 2016

La capital peruana, Lima, ultima los preparativos finales para el desarrollo de la ceremonia de la Gala de los World Travel Awards Latinoamérica 2016, un evento que se lleva a cabo en el Swissôtel Lima el viernes, 1 de julio.

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World Travel Awards lands in Lima ahead of Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016Top

30 June 2016

It will be the second time World Travel Awards has visited Peru, following a rapturously received debut in 2013, and first the time industry leading event has been welcomed to Swissotel Lima.

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Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa to welcome World Travel AwardsTop

22 June 2016

The luxurious resort will welcome hospitality leaders from across the region on August 27th as they gather to see who among them has been voted the best-of-the-best.

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PromPerú da la bienvenida a la Ceremonia World Travel Awards Latinoamérica en LimaTop

16 June 2016

​NOTA DE PRENSA REMITIDA POR WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS

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InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort to welcome World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala CeremonyTop

25 May 2016

World Travel Awards has revealed InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has been selected to host the prestigious Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.

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CCTV Africa: Kenya scoops awards, Zanzibar gains publicity at the World Travel AwardsTop

15 April 2016

The East African island of Zanzibar has been hosting the coveted World Travel Awards in Africa. Mount Kilimanjaro won Africa's tourism attraction of the year, while the Masai Mara won National Park of the year. But as Dan Ashby reports, it may be Zanzibar itself that gains the most.

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SABC: The African leg of the World Travel Awards in TanzaniaTop

15 April 2016

Dozens of South African businesses met in Tanzania over the weekend to compete in the the African leg of the World Travel Awards, against other hotels, airlines, and tourist attractions from across the continent.

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Local travel agency wins accoladesTop

14 April 2016

TRAVELSTART Tanzania has won the prestigious Best Travel Agency in Tanzania at the annual World Travel Awards (WTA). The announcement was aired at Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2016 that was held over the weekend in Zanzibar.

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Cape Town's Pepperclub Hotel & Spa named Africa’s Leading City HotelTop

14 April 2016

The Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, is situated on the corner of Loop and Pepper Streets in Cape Town. It was named Africa’s Leading City Hotel at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards, held in Zanzibar.

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Jumeirah Vittaveli voted ‘Maldives’ Leading Spa Resort’Top

14 April 2016

Jumeirah Vittaveli has won the World Travel Award 2016 for ‘Maldives’ Leading Spa Resort’ at the Africa and Indian Ocean gala evening in Zanzibar.

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World Travel Awards honour the Durban ICC for the 15th timeTop

14 April 2016

The Durban International Convention Centre has taken the title of “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre” at the World Travel Awards once again! The award was conveyed at a dazzling red carpet event at the Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est on the northern tip of Zanzibar, Tanzania on Saturday evening.

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Kenyan firms shine at World Travel AwardsTop

12 April 2016

NAIROBI: Kenya stole the show at the 23rd edition of the World Trade Awards Africa and Indian Ocean gala ceremony. The country swept 23 of the 57 awards at the event held in Zanzibar.

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World Travel Awards pronounce the best in African and Indian Ocean travelTop

12 April 2016

NEW YORK, April 12 — Eyeing a trip to Africa or the Indian Ocean? The travel industry has named the top airlines, hotels and destinations in the regions at an awards ceremony in Zanzibar over the weekend that could serve as a guide for prospective travellers.

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World Travel Awards honour the Durban ICC for the 15th time !Top

12 April 2016

The Durban International Convention Centre has taken the title of “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre” at the World Travel Awards once again!

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Nine Prestigious Awards for Constance Hotels & Resorts at World Travel Awards 2016Top

12 April 2016

Constance Hotels & Resorts with its collection of luxurious hotels and resorts nurtures your desires by creating the perfect holiday in the ideal destinations across the Indian Ocean. From luxurious glitz to Robinson Crusoe escape, you will be whisked off to timeless adventures in the Unique Resorts and Ultimate Hotels surrounded by turquoise lagoon and dedicated personnel.

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ICC, Hilton clinch top travel awards – againTop

12 April 2016

Durban - Durban's International Convention Centre (ICC) has taken yet another honour at the World Travel Awards – and so has its neighbour, the Hilton Hotel.

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Eden Bleu Hotel wins coveted title of ‘Seychelles’ Leading Conference Hotel’ at the World Travel AwardsTop

12 April 2016

Champagne corks are popping at Eden Bleu Hotel, Seychelles as it celebrates being awarded the prestigious title of ‘Seychelles’ Leading Conference Hotel’ at the World Travel Awards which took place in Zanzibar on the 9th April. A group of expert representatives from the global travel industry confirmed that Eden Bleu Hotel has outstanding meetings and conference facilities and is recognised as the best in this category.

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Cape hotel named Africa’s top city hotelTop

12 April 2016

Cape Town - The Pepperclub Hotel & Spa has been named Africa’s Leading City Hotel at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards, held in Zanzibar at the weekend.

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World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony hosted by ZanzibarTop

12 April 2016

Hospitality industry most prestigious leaders across the world will attend the red carpet ceremony, held at Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est in Zanzibar, Tanzania, this weekend Each year, the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony is the most important event in the industry, connecting members of the travel and tourism sectors and offering excellent networking opportunities and…

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Winners revealed at World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala CeremonyTop

12 April 2016

Air Seychelles has taken the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline during the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016.

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World Travel Awards in Zanzibar Ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala CeremonyTop

12 April 2016

World Travel Awards has landed on the paradise island of Zanzibar ahead of the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Winners revealed at World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala CeremonyTop

12 April 2016

Zanzibar-- Air Seychelles has taken the title of Indian Ocean's Leading Airline during the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Air Seychelles wins multiple accolades at World Travel Awards 2016Top

12 April 2016

Air Seychelles won four major awards at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016 on Saturday. The travel awards crowned Air Seychelles as the Indian Ocean's leading airline, and also named it the region's best in business class, economy class and cabin crew service.

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Prestigious awards for Maldives at World Travel Awards 2016Top

12 April 2016

Maldives wins the prestigious position of the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination at the 23rd edition of the Annual World Travel Awards; Africa and Indian Ocean held on 9th April evening in Zanzibar, Tanzania. Maldives once again secured the prestigious position as the Indian Ocean’s leading Destination after having won the title also in 2015 after fierce competition with Indian Ocean’s top tourist destinations including Seychelles and Mauritius.

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Magical Kenya nominated for 2016 World Travel AwardsTop

9 April 2016

Magical Kenya has received a record five nominations for the 2016 World Travel Awards (WTA), Africa to be held in Zanzibar on April 9, 2016.

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Votes now open for World Travel Awards 2016Top

23 March 2016

Portugal has received close to 100 nominations for the upcoming World Travel Awards, which are described by those in the know as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’ and for which voting is now open.

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Weekend itinerary revealed ahead of World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala CeremonyTop

23 March 2016

The ceremony will take place on April 9th at Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est in Zanzibar, Tanzania, with hundreds of top hospitality leaders from across the two regions in attendance.

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Sao Tome & Principe sign as World Travel Awards 2017 Africa destination hostTop

23 March 2016

The event will be held in the city of Sao Tome, with major sponsors including CST, Mota Engil, HBD, BISTP and Ghana Link Networks Services already confirmed.

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World Travel Awards 2016 nominees unveiledTop

16 March 2016

London - World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed the nominees for its Grand Tour 2016, with thousands of hospitality leaders from across the globe in the running for the prestigious titles.

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THE ISLANDS OF THE BAHAMAS RECEIVE NINE NOMINATIONS FROM 23RD ANNUAL WORLD TRAVEL AWARDSTop

16 March 2016

NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS, March 10, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The Islands Of The Bahamas are delighted to have been nominated in nine Caribbean categories by the 23rd annual World Travel Awards, including Leading Beach Destination, Cruise Destination, Cruise Port, Destination, Dive Destination, Honeymoon Destination, Luxury Island Destination and Romantic Destination. Additionally, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism has been selected as a candidate for the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board.

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São Tomé & Príncipe to host World Travel Awards 2017 AfricaTop

16 March 2016

The city of São Tomé will host the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017. São Tomé is the capital city of São Tomé and Príncipe. Its name is Portuguese for "Saint Thomas".

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World Travel Awards 2016 nominees unveiledTop

9 March 2016

World Travel Awards has revealed the nominees for its Grand Tour 2016, with thousands of hospitality leaders from across the globe in the running for the prestigious titles.

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World Travel Awards 2016 nominees unveiledTop

9 March 2016

World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed the nominees for its Grand Tour 2016, with thousands of hospitality leaders from across the globe in the running for the prestigious titles.

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3 SA Airports nominated for Leading African Airport in World Travel AwardsTop

18 February 2016

Cape Town - Three out of the seven airports which have been nominated for Africa’s Leading Airport award for 2016 in the World Travel Awards are situated on South African soil.

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World Travel Awards unveils nominees for Middle East Gala Ceremony 2016Top

18 February 2016

World Travel Awards (WTA) has unveiled the nominees for its upcoming Middle East Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Coco Reef – Tobago wins World Travel Award for twelfth year in a rowTop

11 February 2016

For the twelfth consecutive year, Coco Reef – Tobago has been awarded the World Travel Award for the “Caribbean’s Leading Hotel”. The resort is owned by Bermudian hotelier and developer John Jefferis, who was recently inducted into the Tourism Hall of Fame. The resort won the award after beating out 14 other respected nominees from across the Caribbean. Coco Reef – Tobago was also named Tobago’s Leading Resort for 2015 for the twelfth straight year, and was nominated for the 2015 World’s Leading Hotel.

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World Travel Awards unveils nominees for Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016Top

4 February 2016

The first event on the annual Grand Tour, the ceremony will this year be hosted by Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est in Zanzibar, Tanzania, on April 9th.

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Self-nominations open for World Travel Awards Grand Tour 2016Top

7 January 2016

Last year over 5,000 organisations spanning more than 160 countries were nominated for the prestigious trophies, with entrants from around the world now invited to submit an application.

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