South America Nominees 2012


South America nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the South America nominees of the 19th World Travel Awards as*:

* Winners are listed first. All other nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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South America's Leading Airline 2012LAN Airlines
Aerogal
Aerolineas Argentinas
Avianca
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
Taca International Airlines
TAM Airlines
South America's Leading Airport 2012Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport, Peru
Brasilia International Airport, Brazil
Buenos Aires International Airport, Argentina
Rio de Janeiro Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Airport, Brazil
Santiago International Airport, Chile

Car

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South America's Leading Car Rental Company 2012Avis
Argus Car Rentals
Budget
Dollar
Hertz
Holiday Autos
Localiza

Cruise

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South America's Leading Cruise Line 2012Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Carnival Cruise Lines
Celebrity Cruises
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
MSC Cruises
South America's Leading Cruise Port 2012Pier Mauá - Port of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Callao (Lima), Peru
Port of Montevideo, Uruguay
Port of Valparaíso, Chile

Destination

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South America's Leading Beach Destination 2012Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bartolome, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Fernando de Noronha Beach, Brazil
Ipanema Beach, Brazil
Mar del Plata, Argentina
Playa el Agua, Isla de Margarita, Venezuela
San Andreas Island, Colombia
Tayrona Beach, Colombia
Vina del Mar, Acapulco Beach, Chile
South America's Leading Culinary Destination 2012Peru
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Ecuador
Paraguay
Uruguay
Venezuela
South America's Leading Destination 2012Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bahia, Brazil
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Easter Island, Chile
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Lima, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru
Santiago, Chile
Sao Paulo, Brazil
South America's Leading Green Destination 2012Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Abrolhos, Bahia, Brazil
Amazonas Tur, Brazil
Caracas, Venezuela
Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, Brazil
Georgetown, Guyana
Machu Picchu, Peru
Manaus, Amazonia, Brazil
Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil
Patagonia , Argentina
Yasuni National Park, Ecuador
South America's Leading Sports Tourism Destination 2012Brazil
Argentina
Chile
Paraguay
South America's Leading Tourist Board 2012PromPeru - Peruvian Tourism Board
Argentina Government Tourist Office
Ecuador Ministry of Tourism
EMBRATUR - Brazilian Tourist Board
Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau
SERNATUR - National Tourist Board of Chile

Hotels & Resorts

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South America's Leading Airport Hotel 2012Ramada Costa Del Sol Lima Airport, Peru
Caesar Sao Paulo International Airport, Brazil
Holiday Inn Santiago Airport, Chile
Hotel Panamby, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel, Brazil
Venezuela Marriott Hotel Playa Grande, Venezuela
South America's Leading Beach Hotel 2012Insolitos Boutique Hotel
The Chili Beach
Vila Naia
South America's Leading Boutique Hotel 2012Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Correntoso Lake & River Hotel, Argentina
Cumbres Art & Spa, Uruguay
Design Suites Hotel, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Esplendor El Calafate, Calafate, Argentina
Hotel Charleston Bogota, Colombia
Hotel Cocoon, Brazil
Hotel Fasano Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hotel Salto Chico, Chile
L' Hotel Porto Bay São Paulo, Brazil
La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, Ecuador
Las Balsas Gourmet Hotel & Spa, Argentina
Ponta Dos Ganchos Resort, Brazil
PUROBAIRES Hotel Boutique, Argentina
The Emiliano, Brazil
Uxua Casa, Brazil
South America's Leading Business Hotel 2012JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
Bogotá Royal, El Hotel del World Trade Center, Colombia
Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina
Copacabana Palace, Brazil
Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
Miraflores Park Hotel, Peru
Radisson Royal Bogotá Hotel, Colombia
Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sheraton Asuncion Hotel, Paraguay
Sheraton Cordoba Hotel, Argentina
Swissôtel Lima, Peru
The Ritz-Carlton Santiago, Chile
W Santiago, Chile
South America's Leading Casino Resort 2012Iguazu Grand, Resort Spa & Casino, Argentina
Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay
Crowne Plaza Maruma Hotel & Casino, Venezuela
Delfines Hotel & Casino, Peru
Mantra Punta del Este Resort, Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Park Hyatt Mendoza, Argentina
South America's Leading Conference Hotel 2012Hilton Buenos Aires, Argentina
Caesar Park Hotel, Brazil
Grand Hyatt Santiago, Chile
Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo, Brazil
InterContinental Tamanaco Caracas, Venezuela
Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Centre, Bolivia
Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center, Chile
South America's Leading Family Resort 2012Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte, Brazil
Beach Park Suites Resorts, Brazil
Costão Do Santinho Resort, Brazil
Hotel Vila Gale Eco Resort do Angra, Brazil
Laguna Mar Hotel, Resort & Spa, Venezuela
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Nannai Beach Resort, Brazil
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay
Summerville Beach Resort, Brazil
South America's Leading Golf Resort 2012Resort Yacht Y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay
Club Med Trancoso, Brazil
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Hesperia Isla Margarita, Venezuela
Hotel Do Frade & Golf Resort, Brazil
Hotel Transamérica Ilha de Comandatuba, Brazil
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
South America's Leading Green Hotel 2012Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Ecuador
Ariau Amazon Towers, Brazil
Casa Calma, Argentina
Chalalan Ecolodge, Bolivia
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel, Peru
Kiaroa Eco-Luxury Resort, Brazil
Mine Hotel Boutique, Argentina
Pikaia Lodge, Galapagos Islands
Posada Amazonas Lodge, Peru
Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte, Brazil
South America's Leading Hotel 2012Copacabana Palace, Brazil
Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina
Faena Hotel & Universe, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires, Argentina
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Grand Hyatt Santiago, Chile
Hotel Rio Sagrado, Peru
JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, Argentina
Park Tower Buenos Aires, Argentina
Radisson Royal Bogotá Hotel, Colombia
Resort Yacht Y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay
South America's Leading Hotel Brand 2012Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Accor Hotels
Fiestamericana Hotels & Resorts
Four Seasons
Global Hyatt Corporation
Hilton Hotels
Radisson Hotels & Resorts
South America's Leading Luxury Hotel 2012San Cristobal Tower, Chile
Iguazu Grand, Resort Spa & Casino, Argentina
Miraflores Park Hotel, Peru
PanAmericano Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Ritz-Carlton Santiago, Chile
South America's Leading New Hotel 2012The Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center, Peru
El Pardo DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Peru
Hilton Bogota, Colombia
South America's Leading Resort 2012Villarrica Park Lake Hotel & Spa, Chile
Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa, Ecuador
Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa, Brazil
Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay
Costão Do Santinho Resort, Brazil
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Hotel Paracas, A Luxury Collection Resort, Peru
Iguazu Grand, Resort Spa & Casino, Argentina
InterContinental Nordelta Tigre - Buenos Aires, Argentina
InterContinental Tacarigua Valencia, Venezuela
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Los Cauquenes, Argentina
Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Royal Palm Hotel, Ecuador
Tambo del Inka Hotel, Peru
South America's Leading Ski Hotel 2012Hotel Piscis, Las Lenas Resort, Argentina
Correntoso Lake & River Hotel, Argentina
Gran Hotel Termas de Chillán, Chile
Hotel Valle Nevado, Chile
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Villarrica Park Lake Hotel, Chile

Meetings & Conventions

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South America's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2012Sheraton Lima Hotel & Convention Centre, Peru
Fiesta Bahia Hotel & Convention Centre, Brazil
Iguazu Grand, Resort Spa & Casino, Argentina
La Rural Centro de Exposiciones, Argentina
Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Centre, Bolivia
Pestana Natal Beach Resort, Brazil
RIOCENTRO Exhibition & Conference Center, Brazil
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, Argentina
Sheraton Pilar Hotel & Convention Center, Argentina

Rail

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South America's Leading Luxury Train 2012Andean Explorer
Great Brazil Express
Hiram Bingham

Spa

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South America's Leading Spa Resort 2012Mantra Punta del Este Resort, Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Blue Tree Park Buzios Beach Resort
Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa, Brazil
Costão Do Santinho Resort, Brazil
Ecoresort & Thalasso SPA Hotel Praia Do Forte, Brazil
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Kurotel Longevity Center and Spa, Brazil
La Samanna de Margarita Hotel & Thalasso, Venezuela
Las Balsas Gourmet Hotel & Spa, Argentina
Los Cauquenes, Argentina
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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South America's Leading Business Travel Agency 2012Turismo Pecom
Rotamund
Sintectur
Superdestinos
Viajes Calitour
South America's Leading Expedition Company 2012Explora
Blue Parallel
Latin Excursions
Nomads of the Seas
The Singular Patagonia
South America's Leading Tour Operator 2012Yampu Tours
Amazing Tours Agency
Explorandes
Katur Tourism
Kuoni Travel
Latin Trails
Luxury Latin America
Queensberry
TERRA Group
Tucan Travel
South America's Leading Travel Agency 2012Discover Brazil
Amichi
Costamar
Domiruth Travel Services
Exito
L'Alianxa
Odile Travel
Ossa y Asociados
Panturismo
Sintec Tur
Swan Turismo
Travel Security
Turismo Pecom
South America's Leading Travel Management Company 2012FCm Travel Solutions
AVIATUR Group
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
CVC
ILS3 - Intelligent Leisure Solutions and Discover Travel Group
Rotamund

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