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La Paz, Bolivia

Bolivia to host World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2019

World Travel Awards has revealed that its Latin America Ceremony 2019 will be hosted in La Paz, Bolivia on 13th July 2019. The leading figureheads, decision-makers and influencers of Latin America's travel and tourism industry are scheduled to attend the ceremony, which will mark WTA's first visit to Bolivia.





Mauritius

Mauritius unveiled as WTA Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2019 host

World Travel Awards has revealed it will host its Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Mauritius on 1 June 2019. The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from Africa and the Indian Ocean will attend what will mark WTA’s inaugural visit to the paradise island.





Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

World Travel Awards has revealed that its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 is set to take place on 25 April 2019 at Warner Bros. World™ Abu Dhabi in the UAE. The park is the latest addition to Yas Island’s theme parks, joining Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld.





World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019

Island Records founder Chris Blackwell honoured at World Travel Awards in Jamaica

The music and hospitality pioneer, Chris Blackwell, has been honoured at a star-studded gala ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The founder of Island Records and Island Outpost was acknowledged with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019. The red carpet evening, which was hosted at Sandals® Montego Bay, marked the opening leg of the WTA Grand Tour 2019 – an annual search for the finest travel and tourism organisations in the world.





Enter 2019 World Travel Awards

26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

World Travel Awards is pleased to announce its annual “call for entries” for inclusion in the most prestigious awards and recognition initiative in travel and tourism. Each country's very best brands and products are now invited to submit their applications to participate and stand a chance to win the ultimate industry accolade.





Miradouro da Beira da Quinta, Madeira

Madeira to welcome World Travel Awards in 2019

Madeira has been revealed as the host for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony 2019. The Portuguese destination, which has taken the title of Europe’s Leading Island Destination for the past five years, will use the event to boost its profile on the international stage.





World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018

World’s finest travel brands revealed at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2018 in Lisbon

The finest travel brands in the world have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal. The elite of the travel industry gathered for the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 at the historic Pátio da Galé to find out who amongst them had been crowned the finest in the world.



Upcoming Events


Middle East 2019
Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Thursday, 25 April 2019

Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2019
Mauritius
Saturday, 1 June 2019

Europe Gala Ceremony 2019
Madeira, Portugal
Saturday, 8 June 2019

Latin America Ceremony 2019
La Paz, Bolivia
Saturday, 13 July 2019

Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony 2019
Phu Quoc, Vietnam
Saturday, 12 October 2019

Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2019
Muscat, Oman
Thursday, 28 November 2019

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AfricaOpenCloses 21 Apr
Indian OceanOpenCloses 21 Apr
EuropeOpenCloses 28 Apr
AsiaClosedOpens 25 Mar
Central AmericaClosedOpens 25 Mar
OceaniaClosedOpens 25 Mar
South AmericaClosedOpens 25 Mar
CaribbeanClosedClosed 10 Jan
North AmericaClosedClosed 10 Jan
Middle EastClosedClosed 17 Mar

* dates subject to change.

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