In the News 2019

Prensa Latina: Bolivia presenta nominaciones a World Travel Awards

4 April 2019
El Ministerio de Culturas y Turismo de Bolivia presentará hoy en la Casa del Artista las nominaciones de este país a los World Travel Awards (WTA, por sus siglas en inglés), equivalentes a los Oscar de este sector.
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Bolivia.com: World Travel Awards: Bolivia obtiene 14 nominaciones

4 April 2019
Bolivia obtuvo 14 nominaciones para competir como mejor destino turístico, gastronómico, artesanal y destinos en general, en los premios World Travel Awards 2019.
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Bolivia News: World Travel Awards: Bolivia obtiene 14 nominaciones

4 April 2019
Bolivia obtuvo 14 nominaciones para competir como mejor destino turístico, gastronómico, artesanal y destinos en general, en los premios World Travel Awards 2019.
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Prensa Latina English: Bolivia to Host 2019 World Travel Awards Regional Ceremony

1 April 2019
La Paz, a wonder city of the world, will host Latin America's 2019 World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony on July 13.
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Independent Ireland: Single-use plastics may be the new smoking, but have hotels got the memo?

1 April 2019
Creative green initiatives can win awards and publicity. Dublin's Sandymount Hotel (below), for instance, was twice voted Europe's Leading Green Hotel at the World Travel Awards (95pc of its waste is now recycled).
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Westchester Magazine: Peruvian Rhapsody: Westchester's New Culinary Love Affair

30 March 2019
With a bevy of new openings, get ready for a deep dive into the world-class cuisine of Peru, named as the World’s Leading Culinary Destination for the seventh consecutive year per the World Travel Awards.
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Out Of Town: Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu at the 2019 World Travel Awards

27 March 2019
Mövenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu on its 3rd nomination as the Philippines’ Leading Resort in the 2019 World Travel Awards
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Diario Correo: https://diariocorreo.pe/edicion/lima/peru-obtuvo-47-nominaciones-los-world-travel-awards-877374/

27 March 2019
Peruanos podrán votar a partir del 25 de marzo hasta el de 24 mayo a través del sitio web de los World Travel Awards.
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African Manager: Six Tunisian hotels nominated for “World Travel Awards”

25 March 2019
No less than 6 prestigious Tunisian hotels have already been nominated for the prestigious World Travel Awards.
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Georgia Today: Batumi in Running for World Travel Awards

25 March 2019
Batumi has been nominated by one of the most prestigious awards, the World Travel Awards, in the Europe’s Leading, Emerging Tourism Destination category.
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FM Bolivia: World Travel Awards elige a Bolivia como sede de la Ceremonia de América Latina 2019

22 March 2019
La página oficial de los World Travel Awards (WTA) reveló el martes que se eligió a Bolivia como la sede de la Ceremonia de América Latina 2019, evento que se celebrará en la ciudad de La Paz, una de las siete maravillas del mundo, el 13 de julio próximo.
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EJU: La Paz será sede de los World Travel Awards Ámerica Latina 2019

22 March 2019
Los WTA son considerados los ‘Premios Óscar del turismo’. La gala será el 13 de julio.
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Expreso: Bolivia será sede de la ceremonia de la WTA América Latina 2019

22 March 2019
World Travel Awards, WTA, ha revelado que su ceremonia de América Latina 2019 se celebrará en La Paz, Bolivia, el 13 de julio de 2019.
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Times of Oman: One year on: New airport flying high on global map

22 March 2019
Since opening its doors a year ago, Muscat’s award winning International Airport has welcomed 15 million passengers, an increase of 9.6 per cent. Times of Oman looks back at some of its major achievements in 2018, including being awarded the “World's Leading Airport 2018” at the World Travel Awards.
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International Airport Review: Airport showcase: Oman Airport, striving to be the best

22 March 2019
The last few years has seen an incredible period of maturing and growth in the aviation sector in Oman. Oman Airports has opened three airports in three years. As a result, it was voted Middle East's Leading New Tourism Development Project at the World Travel Awards.
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Vestnik Kavkaza: Batumi nominated for World Travel Awards

20 March 2019
Georgia’s resort town of Batumi has been nominated as Europe’s leading, growing tourist destination at the World Travel Awards.
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Prensa Latina: Bolivia acogerá por primera vez ceremonia de WTA en América Latina

20 March 2019
Bolivia será sede el 13 de julio próximo de la ceremonia en América Latina de los World Travel Awards (WTA), como reconocimiento a su rápido crecimiento, belleza y riqueza cultural indígena, anunció hoy la página oficial del jurado internacional.
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Opinion Bolivia: World Travel Awards elige a Bolivia como sede de la Ceremonia de América Latina 2019

20 March 2019
La página oficial de los World Travel Awards (WTA) reveló el martes que se eligió a Bolivia como la sede de la Ceremonia de América Latina 2019, evento que se celebrará en la ciudad de La Paz, una de las siete maravillas del mundo, el 13 de julio próximo.
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Merco Press: Bolivia will host the World Travel Awards Latin American ceremony in June

20 March 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that its Latin American 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.
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eTurboNews: Denis Private Island of Seychelles shortlisted for World Travel Awards

19 March 2019
It has been confirmed that Denis Private Island is in the running for one of the world’s most prestigious honors in the professional tourism trade.
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Sakshi Post: WTA winner Maharajas’ Express – Indian Splendour

18 March 2019
The estimable train Maharajas' Express was voted “The World's Leading Luxury Train” five times in succession from 2012 to 2017 at the World Travel Awards.
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Travel Daily News: Mauritius to host World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2019

14 March 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) 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.
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Incentive Travel: Mauritius to host World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2019

14 March 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) 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.
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Sakshi Post: Maharaja Express – Treasures Of India

5 March 2019
The Maharajas' Express was voted as “The World's Leading Luxury Train” five times in a succession from 2012 to 2017, at the World Travel Awards.
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Dave's News: World Travel Awards headed to Abu Dhabi for Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

28 February 2019
World Travel Awards has revealed that its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 is set to take place on April 25th at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The park is the latest addition to Yas Island’s theme parks, joining Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld.
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Biz Today: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

28 February 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) 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.Attending the gala reception at Abu Dhabi’s newest tourist attraction are leading figureheads and decision-makers of the Arabian travel industry.
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Web Wire: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

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

28 February 2019
World Travel Awards has announced that its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 will take place at the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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Tourism Wings: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

27 February 2019
The 26th edition of World Travel Awards is all set to have its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on April 25th.The festive occasion is going to be adorned with peerless figureheads and decision-makers of the Arabian travel industry.
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Prensa Latina: Hotel Paradisus Varadero Wins at World Travel Awards

27 February 2019
The Paradisus Varadero Resort & Spa hotel was awarded in the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards, in Cuba's Leading Resort 2019 category.
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Osoyoos Times: TOTA wins responsible tourism award

27 February 2019
For the second year in a row, the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association (TOTA) was recognized by the World Travel Awards (WTA) as the 2019 North America’s Responsible Tourism Award.
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Independent Online: KZN ready to tap into global cruise tourism industry

27 February 2019
Cruising is one of the fastest growing sectors in the global tourism industry and more and more South Africans are also enjoying holidays on sea to various destinations. The Port of Durban was recognised as Africa’s Leading Cruise Port at World Travel Awards 2018.
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Breaking Travel News: World Travel Awards headed to Abu Dhabi for Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

26 February 2019
World Travel Awards has revealed that its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 is set to take place on April 25th at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
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Travel Daily News: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

26 February 2019
World Travel Awards (WTA) 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.
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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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UK News Desk: World Travel Awards issues call to voters ahead of Middle East Gala Ceremony

5 February 2019
Travel industry professionals and consumers from around the globe have been invited to cast their votes ahead of World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019. Voting is now open and runs until March 17th. The winners will be unveiled at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony, which will take place at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, UAE on April 25th.
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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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Blooloop: Top tourism brands crowned at World Travel Awards

9 December 2018
Travel brands across the world have received World Travel Awards at a star-studded gala ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal.
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