Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2011

28 September 2011 - Bangkok

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This year the event was held at the Dust Thani Hotel, Bangkok.

Asia and Australasia’s roles in leading the global travel and tourism recovery have been acknowledged at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards in Bangkok, Thailand on 28 September 2011.

VIPs, senior tourism leaders, captains of industry and international media travelled from over 30 nations across Asia and Australasia to attend the WTA Asia & Australasia Ceremony 2011 at Dusit Thani Bangkok.

Malaysia Airlines overcame stiff competition from Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines, Thai Airways and Air China to collect “Asia’s Leading Airline”. Meanwhile India saw off the likes of Bali, Korea and Sri Lanka to win “Asia’s Leading Destination”; whilst Trident Gurgaon was voted “Asia’s Leading Hotel”. Korean Air was voted “Asia’s Leading Airline First Class” and the new super luxury hotel Oberoi Gurgaon collected “Asia’s Leading Luxury Hotel”.

Thailand, which played host to WTA for the first time, enjoyed a large slice of the evening’s honours, reflecting its growing role as a travel and tourism hub of Asia. Home-grown winners included Bangkok Airways (Asia’s Leading Regional Airline); Six Senses Hideaway, Samui (“Asia’s Leading Honeymoon Resort”); and Bangkok (“Asia’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination”).

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