In the News 2019

South China Morning Post: What makes the award-winning luxurious Boras Maldives the ‘world’s most romantic resort’?

14 February 2019
The secluded island retreat has won the title – presented by the World Travel Awards – for the sixth year out of seven, including the fourth year in a row.
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South Florida Caribbean News: Montego Bay Jamaica Airport Named Caribbean’s Leading Airport

12 February 2019
Sangster International Airport (SIA), Jamaica’s leading gateway to the world, was named the Caribbean’s Leading Airport for the eleventh year in a row at the World Travel Awards (WTA) hosted at Sandals Montego Bay on 28 January.
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Travel Market Report: 10 of the Most Romantic Destinations Around the World

11 February 2019
Tranquil and secluded, St. Lucia is a tropical gem in the Caribbean Sea with a lush landscape distinguished by two peaks, The Pitons. By day, relax by the beach, trek to a rainforest waterfall, or bathe in therapeutic hot springs. By night, dine on fresh seafood by candlelight on a private beach overlooking the Pitons. It’s clear why this tiny island was chosen as the world's best honeymoon destination by the World Travel Awards, for five consecutive years.
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RTE: 4.2 million cases of Jameson Whiskey sold in six months

11 February 2019
Irish Distillers said it sold 4.2 million cases of James Irish Whiskey in the six months to the end of December. Jameson Distillery Bow Street was named the World’s Leading Distillery Tour at the World Travel Awards in Lisbon last year.
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Travel Daily News: World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East

5 February 2019
Travel industry professionals and consumers from around the world are invited to cast their votes for the organisations in the Middle East that they consider to be the very best in their fields, ahead of World Travel Awards (WTA) Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019.
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Kelowna Capital News: Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association cited for responsible tourism again

4 February 2019
TOTA wins World Travel Awards trophy for North American Responsible Tourism for second year in a row.
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Mena FN: 26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

4 February 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) is pleased to announce its annual “call for entries” for inclusion in the most prestigious awards and recognition initiative in travel and tourism.
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Travel Daily News: 26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

4 February 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) announced its annual “call for entries” for inclusion in the most prestigious awards and recognition initiative in travel and tourism.
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Keremoes Review: TOTA takes home North America’s Responsible Tourism Award

4 February 2019
This marks the second year in a row for the Okanagan-based non-profit
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JIS News: Regional Collaboration Encouraged To Boost Tourism

1 February 2019
Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, is encouraging Caribbean leaders to collaborate on ways to collectively strengthen tourism across the region.
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Digital Journal: DreamTrips Wins World Travel Award for North America's Leading Travel Club 2019

1 February 2019
This is the sixth WTA award that DreamTrips has won in this region and in a category it has led since 2014.
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WIC News: Saint Lucia Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination 2019

1 February 2019
Saint Lucia has won the award for the ‘Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’ at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA) in Jamaica at the Sandals Montego Bay on January, 28. Saint Lucia has won this award ten times, with the most recent honour in 2018.
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Guardian Trinidad & Tobago: T&T wins three regional travel & tourism awards

1 February 2019
Caribbean Air­lines Lim­it­ed (CAL) has won the Caribbean’s Lead­ing Air­line Award for the 10th con­sec­u­tive year and the Caribbean’s Lead­ing Air­line Brand Award for the third con­sec­u­tive year, while To­ba­go’s Co­co Reef Re­sort & Spa has won Caribbean Lead­ing Ho­tel Award for the 15th con­sec­u­tive year.
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Loop Trinidad & Tobago: Saint Lucia wins Caribbean's Leading Honeymoon Destination again

1 February 2019
Saint Lucia has won the award for the ‘Caribbean’s Leading Honeymoon Destination’ at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA) in Jamaica at the Sandals Montego Bay on January, 28.
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Prensa Latina: Cuba's Hotel Nacional Recognized by World Travel Awards

1 February 2019
Cuba's Hotel Nacional was recognized in the World Travel Awards, as a seal of excellence for the travel industry and tourism.
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eTurboNews: 26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

1 February 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) is pleased to announce its annual “call for entries” for inclusion in the most prestigious awards and recognition initiative in travel and tourism.
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Jamaica Observer: Sandals sweeps World Travel Awards

1 February 2019
Sandals Resort International (SRI) was the toast of the Caribbean elimination of the World Travel Awards hosted at Sandals Montego Bay on Monday evening.
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La Voix Del 'Est: La base de plein air Au Diable Vert primée au World Travel Awards

1 February 2019
Au Diable Vert atteint un nouveau sommet en se distinguant aux prestigieux World Travel Awards. Pour une seconde année consécutive, la base de plein air de Glen Sutton a reçu les grands honneurs dans la catégorie « Canada’s Leading Wilderness Resort ».
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Travel Daily News: 26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

1 February 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) announced its annual “call for entries” for inclusion in the most prestigious awards and recognition initiative in travel and tourism.
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eTurboNews: Jamaica Tourist Board takes the lead at World Travel Awards

30 January 2019
The Caribbean’s leading tourist board is now officially the Jamaica Tourist Board according to the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony held tonight at Sandals Montego Bay.
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Barbados Today: Sandals, Hertz cop prestigious awards

29 January 2019
One of Barbados’ oldest companies in the travel and hospitality sector, Hertz Car Rental, drove home an award when it was voted Leading Car Rental Company in Barbados at the 26th annual World Travel Awards held in Jamaica yesterday.
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Lexology: Can Portugal become a preferred destination for investors?

15 January 2019
In 2018, Portugal won the 25th edition of the World Travel Awards for «Best Destination in the World» and «Best European Destination». But is Portugal just a nice country to visit or can Portugal become a preferred destination for investors?
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Financial News: World Travel Awards recognizes SriLankan Airlines with top title

9 January 2019
SriLankan Airlines has announced it has received the World´s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean award from World Travel Awards, the company said.
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Trade Arabia: Millennium Hotels wins top WTA accolade

8 January 2019
Millennium Hotels and Resorts came out top at the World Travel Awards 2018, held in Lisbon, Portugal, walking away with the award for World’s Leading Corporate Hotel Brand.
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Vietnam News: Why did Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort win the prize “World’s Leading Green Resort 2018"?

7 January 2019
What made the life work of Bill Bensley on Sơn Trà Peninsula - InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort - conquering travelers and global experts, to be honoured “World’s Leading Green Resort 2018”? Let’s listen to answers from the birth parents of the World Travel Awards, Graham E.Cooke.
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Adaderana: SriLankan Airlines becomes the ‘World’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’ for the third consecutive year

4 January 2019
SriLankan Airlines, the National Carrier of Sri Lanka and a member of the oneworld alliance, won the prestigious ‘World’s Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean’ title once again at the Grand Final Gala Ceremony of World Travel Awards, in Lisbon, Portugal recently.
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The Edition: Hulhule Island Hotel crowned World's Leading Airport Resort again

3 January 2019
Hulhule Island Hotel (HIH) was crowned World's Leading Airport Resort for an eighth time at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2018.
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Trade Arabia: Rotana wins three WTA titles

2 January 2019
Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region, has brought back three awards from the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 held in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Albawaba: Rotana Wins Three Awards at World Travel Awards Grand Final 2018 in Portugal

2 January 2019
Continuing to add more accolades to its long list of recognitions in 2018, Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with hotels across the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, has brought back three awards from the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2018 held in Lisbon, Portugal.
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