2008 Grand Tour

To celebrate the 15th birthday of World Travel Awards, the 2008 Grand Tour will be bigger than ever before with more exciting destinations and a dazzling array of star-studded events.

Africa Awards Ceremony



12 May 2008

A melting pot of African, European and Asian influences, Durban is the perfect place for a vibrant event.

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Australasia Gala Dinner



10 June 2008

Australia's oldest city, Sydney’s laid-back outdoor lifestyle and physical allure make it one of the world’s easiest and most pleasant cities to visit.

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Asia & Indian Ocean Ceremony

Asia & Indian Ocean


19 June 2008

Shanghai is the hotspot of modern China; a cosmopolitan city buzzing with the concept of 'lifestyle revolution'.

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North & Central America Awards Ceremony

North & Central America


6 September 2008

With its wide array of famous tourist attractions, what better place to reward the best in the travel industry?

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Europe & Green Awards Ceremony

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15 October 2008

Slovakia features natural landscapes, mountains, caves, medieval castles and towns, spas and ski resorts which make this a truly beautiful country.

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South America Awards Ceremony

South America

Rio de Janeiro

21 October 2008

Rio is unquestionably one of the most exciting cities in the world, with natural wonders, iconic beaches, and the legendary as the city's Carnival.

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Middle East Ceremony

Middle East


28 October 2008

A spectacular way to celebrate the Middle East Winners: in the glittering Emirate of Dubai.

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World & Caribbean Awards Ceremony

Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos

2 December 2008

Join us in paradise to end the 2008 Grand Tour surrounded by crystal seas and powder white beaches.

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