Asia Nominees 2017


Asia nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
24th World Travel Awards for Asia entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2016 re-qualify automatically for the 2017 award*.

Voting opens on 13th February 2017 when all of the short-listed nominees for Asia 2017 will be announced.

Entries close on 31st January 2017.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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Asia's Leading Airline - Business Class 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hainan Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Asia's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cathay Pacific
Singapore Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Asia's Leading Airline - First Class 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air India
Cathay Pacific
Singapore Airlines
Asia's Leading Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hainan Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Asia's Leading Airport 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Changi Airport, Singapore
Hong Kong International Airport, China
New Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, India
Asia's Leading Airport Duty Free Operator 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
China Duty Free Group
DFS
Lotte Duty Free
Asia's Leading Airport Lounge 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cathay Pacific 'The Wing' First Class Lounge @ Hong Kong International Airport
GVK Lounge by TFS Performa @ Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge @ Singapore Changi Airport
Asia's Leading Cabin Crew 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hainan Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Asia's Leading Cultural Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air India
Singapore Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Asia's Leading Domestic Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
IndiGo
Lucky Air
Spring Airlines
Asia's Leading Inflight Duty Free Concessionaire 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
DFASS
Inflight Sales Group
King Power Traveller
Asia's Leading Inflight Magazine 2017New for 2017
Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air India Express
AirAsia
Jetstar Airways
Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew 2017New for 2017
Asia's Leading Most Efficient Low-Cost Airline 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
AirAsia
Jetstar Airways
West Air
Asia's Leading Private Jet Charter 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Asia Aviation Company
Asia Jet
Deer Jet

Attraction

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Asia's Leading Water Park 2017New for 2017

Car

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Asia's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Asia's Leading Car Rental Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Budget
Hertz

Cruise

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Asia's Leading Cruise Line 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Star Cruises
Asia's Leading Cruise Port 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Penang Port, Malaysia
Port of Shanghai, China
Singapore Cruise Centre

Destination

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Asia's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
China
Japan
Thailand
Asia's Leading Beach Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Philippines
Thailand
Vietnam
Asia's Leading City Break Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bangkok, Thailand
Hong Kong, China
Singapore, Republic of Singapore
Asia's Leading Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Malaysia
Thailand
Vietnam
Asia's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Da Nang City, Vietnam
Seoul, South Korea
Singapore
Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hong Kong
Kuala Lumpur
Singapore
Asia's Leading Tourist Attraction 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Intramuros, Philippines
Taj Mahal, India
Asia's Leading Tourist Board 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Incredible India
Tourism Malaysia
Your Singapore

General

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Asia's Responsible Tourism Award 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
El Nido Resorts
Six Senses Yao Noi, Thailand
Spice Village, Thekkady, India

Hotels & Resorts

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Asia's Leading Airport Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Hyatt Incheon, South Korea
Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel, China
Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi, India
Asia's Leading Beach Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand
InterContinental Hua Hin Resort, Thailand
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand
Asia's Leading Boutique Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Casa Del Mar Langkawi, Malaysia
Malabar House, India
The Sarojin, Thailand
Asia's Leading Boutique Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Abaca Boutique Resort, Philippines
Amanoi, Vietnam
Melati Beach Resort & Spa, Thailand
Asia's Leading Business Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong
The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, India
Asia's Leading Business Hotel Brand 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hyatt Hotels
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Asia's Leading Casino Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
City of Dreams Manila, Philippines
Galaxy Macau
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Asia's Leading City Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Park City Hall, Singapore
InterContinental Asiana Saigon, Vietnam
InterContinental Bangkok, Thailand
Asia's Leading Conference Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
InterContinental Singapore
Taj Palace Hotel New Delhi, India
Asia's Leading Design Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Pattaya, Thailand
Palais de Chine Hotel, Taiwan
PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore
Asia's Leading Family Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Bali Resort, Indonesia
Resorts World Sentosa - Festive Hotel, Singapore
RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Fully Integrated Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
City of Dreams Manila, Philippines
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
Asia's Leading Green Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore
Sheraton Grand Incheon Hotel
The Orchid Hotel, India
Asia's Leading Green Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Banyan Tree Phuket, Thailand
Mission Hills Shenzhen, China
The Pavilions Himalayas, Nepal
Asia's Leading Heritage Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Raffles Singapore
Tai O Heritage Hotel, Hong Kong
The Peninsula Hong Kong
Asia's Leading Honeymoon Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali, Indonesia
Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Nha Trang, Vietnam
InterContinental Osaka, Japan
The Oberoi Udaivilas, India
Asia's Leading Hotel Brand 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
The Ritz-Carlton
Asia's Leading Hotel Residences 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Capri by Fraser - Changi City Singapore
Conrad Koh Samui Residences, Thailand
Raffles Makati Residences, Philippines
Asia's Leading Hotel Suite 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Resorts World Sentosa - Equarius Hotel, Singapore
Royal Oriental Suite @ Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand
The Ritz-Carlton Suite @ The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, Japan
Asia's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA, Indonesia
The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
Tower Club at lebua, Thailand
Asia's Leading Lifestyle Hotel Brand 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
HNA Hospitality Group
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Asia's Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Resorts World Sentosa - Crockfords Tower, Singapore
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas - Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
Tower Club at lebua, Thailand
Asia's Leading Luxury Business Hotel Brand 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
JW Marriott
Asia's Leading Luxury Camping Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elephant Hills, Thailand
Master Campers Lanka, Sri Lanka
The Ultimate Travelling Camp, India
Asia's Leading Luxury City Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Seoul, South Korea
Grand Hyatt Mumbai, India
The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
Asia's Leading Luxury Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand
Raffles Singapore
The Peninsula Hong Kong
Asia's Leading Luxury Hotel Brand 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces
Asia's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2017New for 2017
Asia's Leading Luxury Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam
The Grand Ho Tram Strip, Vietnam
Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Singapore
Oakwood Residence Garden Towers Bangna Bangkok, Thailand
One World Hotel, Malaysia
Asia's Leading New Hotel 2017Open for New nominations
Asia's Leading New Resort 2017Open for New nominations
Asia's Leading Private Island Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amanpulo, Philippines
Song Saa Private Island, Cambodia
Telunas Private Island, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Banyan Tree Phuket, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand
Asia's Leading Retreat 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Naman Retreat, Vietnam
Samahita Retreat, Thailand
The Farm at San Benito, Philippines
Asia's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Frasers Hospitality
Oakwood
The Ascott Limited
Asia's Leading Serviced Apartments 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ascott Jakarta
Fraser Suites Singapore
Oakwood Premier Cozmo Jakarta, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Sports Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Club Med Bali
Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Thailand
Thanyapura Phuket, Thailand
Asia's Leading Themed Hotel 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chimelong Hotel, China
Disney's Hollywood Hotel, Hong Kong
Hard Rock Hotel Singapore
Asia's Leading Villa Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amanpulo, Phililpines
Evason Hua Hin, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Wedding Venue 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, Indonesia
The Racha, Thailand
Asia's Most Romantic Resort 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand
Resorts World Sentosa - Beach Villas, Singapore
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam

Meetings & Conventions

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Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre, Thailand
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Personality

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Asia's Leading Travel Personality 2017New for 2017

Rail

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Asia's Leading Luxury Train 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Deccan Odyssey
Eastern & Oriental Express
Palace on Wheels

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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Asia's Leading Destination Management Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Akquasun
Creative Travel
Destination Asia
Asia's Leading Integrated Tourism Group 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Cox & Kings
HNA Tourism Group
Asia's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Asia World Enterprise
Audley Travel
Cox & Kings
Asia's Leading Online Travel Agency 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Agoda
Rovia
Tuniu
Asia's Leading Tour Operator 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Buffalo Tours
My Odyssey Tours
Vietravel
Asia's Leading Travel Agency 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Trails of Indochina
Tuniu
Vietravel
Asia's Leading Travel Club 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chan Brothers Travel Club
DreamTrips
The Bespoke Travel Club
Asia's Leading Travel Management Company 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Diethelm Travel Group
FCM Travel Solutions

Travel Technology

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Asia's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
AxisRooms
Sabre Hospitality Solutions
Travel API
Asia's Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amadeus Asia
Datalex
Sabre Asia Pacific
Asia's Leading Travel Technology Provider 20172016 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amadeus Asia
Sabre Asia Pacific
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