COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

During these unprecedented times, we wish to reassure you that the health and well-being of our industry colleagues, our partners and our staff continues to be our number one priority.

We are constantly reviewing the situation around COVID-19 Coronavirus and the impact on our events and the wider World Travel Awards programme, in line with local and national government and public health advice and WHO guidelines. Please refer to our website for regular updates as we continue to closely monitor developments with the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation.

Togetherness has always been the most important thing to us. Now is the time for us to come together and support each another more than ever before.

We appreciate your patience while we work through this complex and unprecedented situation.

Updated World Travel Awards 2020 Programme

EventEvent Date*Vote Opening*Vote Closing*
Caribbean Gala Ceremony 202020 Jan 202010 Dec 201910 Jan 2020
Europe Gala Ceremony 202028 Sep 202015 Jun 2020§17 Aug 2020§
Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 20203 Oct 202015 Jun 202022 Aug 2020
Latin America Ceremony 202010 Oct 20206 Jul 20201 Sep 2020
North America Gala Ceremony 202015 Oct 202015 Jun 20203 Sep 2020
Middle East Gala Ceremony 202022 Oct 202015 Jun 202010 Sep 2020
Asia & Oceania Gala Ceremony 20205 Nov 202015 Jun 202024 Sep 2020
Grand Final Gala Ceremony 202027 Nov 2020TBAΔTBAΔ

* All dates subject to change.
§ Voting for Europe is temporarily suspended from 4th April and all votes will be carried forward once voting resumes on 15th June.
Δ TBA = To be advised.


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