In the News 2017



World Travel Awards in Asia

11 October 2017 - TR Weekly
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay will host the Grand Final Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards and World Spa Awards this year.
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Winners of World Travel Awards Africa announced

11 October 2017 - Biz Community
The World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 recently took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in host city Kigali - alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa. The awards ceremony saw Rwanda take top honours as Africa's leading destination.
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World Travel Awards Africa honors Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

11 October 2017 - eTurboNews
Carson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel groups in the world, scooped four awards at the coveted World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony, which took place last night at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda.
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JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay to host World Travel Awards & World Spa Awards 2017

11 October 2017 - Travel Daily News
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay is delighted to announce it will be hosting the Grand Final Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards and World Spa Awards this year.
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Mantis Collection bags two awards at 24th World Travel Awards

11 October 2017 - R News
Mantis Collection’s Chairman, Adrian Gardiner, attended the 24th annual World Travel Awards where the brand scooped a host of prestigious awards. The auspicious event was held on Tuesday in Kigali, Rwanda.
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Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group wins big at World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony

11 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel groups in the world, has scooped four awards at the coveted World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony.
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U Rwanda rurayoboye muri Afurika mu gukurura ba mukerarugendo

11 October 2017 - Kigali Today
Rwanda rwahawe kimwe mu bihembo bikomeye ku isi bizwi nka “World Travel Awards” nk’igihugu cya mbere muri Afurika gisurwa cyane na ba mukerarugendo.
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Rwanda is Africa’s Leading Destination

11 October 2017 - KT Press
First time nominee, Rwanda has won the World Travel Awards (WTA) as Africa’s Leading Destination during a gala ceremony in Kigali last night.
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Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa claims top honours at the World Travel Awards

11 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
The Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa has accepted industry honours as not only South Africa’s, but also Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel during the Africa Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards.
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Durban is Africa's top conference destination

11 October 2017 - IOL
DURBAN has just been hailed as Africa’s “Leading Meetings and Conference Destination".
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KQ bags top award at regional fete

11 October 2017 - Business Daily Africa
Kenya Airways has been feted as Africa’s leading airline at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards held yesterday in Kigali, Rwanda.
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World Travel Awards honours African hospitality leaders in Kigali, Rwanda

11 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Rwanda has taken the top title at the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.
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A great escape to fortress Spike

11 October 2017 - Irish Independent
It's been a monastery, a fortress and the world's largest prison, but why has Cork's Spike Island been named Europe's top tourist attraction? Our reporter went to find out.
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Intercontinental Malta wins awards at World Travel gala ceremony

11 October 2017 - Times of Malta
The Intercontinental Malta has won Leading Hotel and Leading Hotel Suite at this year’s World Travel Awards. The ceremony and gala dinner took place in the Marble Hall of the Russia Museum of Ethnography in St Petersburg. The event was packed with people from the travel industry’s elite, international senior tourism leaders and consumer travellers.
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Cork prison beats Eiffel Tower to tourism award

11 October 2017 - The Irish World
A former Cork prison has been named Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the 2017 World Travel Awards, beating Buckingham Palace and the Eiffel Tower to the accolade.
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World Travel Awards touches down in Rwanda

9 October 2017 - Lifestyle Magazine
Ahead of the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017, World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in Kigali, Rwanda.
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Claremont named Isle of Man’s Leading Hotel 2017 by World Travel Awards

9 October 2017 - Isle Of Man.com
The Claremont Hotel in Douglas has been awarded the title of Isle of Man’s Leading Hotel 2017 by the World Travel Association, the fourth year in a row it has received this prestigious global accolade.
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The Lanesborough takes top World Travel Awards title

9 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
The Lanesborough has taken the title of England’s Leading Luxury Hotel 2017 at the prestigious World Travel Awards.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Rwanda for Africa Gala Ceremony

9 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has touched down in Rwanda ahead of its Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Green initiatives helped Constance Ephelia in Seychelles win eco award

7 October 2017 - Seychelles News Agency
The Constance Ephelia resort in Seychelles is recognized as the Indian Ocean’s leading green resort, a fact the hotel attributes to the establishment's green initiatives and the involvement of guests and the community.
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Peru earns 29 nominations for World Travel Awards Grand Final 2017

7 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
South American tourism hotspot Peru has been nominated in 29 categories in the global edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Rwanda

6 October 2017 - eTurboNews
World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in Rwanda ahead of its Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.
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La Manga Club Triumphs at World Travel Awards

6 October 2017 - Golfshake.com
Spain's revered and hugely popular La Manga Club is celebrating after receiving global recognition at the 2017 World Travel Awards.
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Corinthia Hotel Prague named Czech Republic’s Leading Business Hotel 2017 by World Travel Awards

6 October 2017 - eTurboNews
Corinthia Hotel Prague has been named the Czech Republic’s Leading Business Hotel 2017. This is the third consecutive year that the Corinthia Hotel Prague has won the award.
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Aegean honoured by voters at World Travel Awards

6 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
The high level of services that Aegean provides to its passengers has once again been recognised at a European level.
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World Travel Awards 2017: This is officially the BEST holiday destination in Asia

6 October 2017 - Daily Star
For years us Brits have been heading Thailand, inspired by the stunning scenes in The Beach starring Leonardo Dicaprio.
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Portugal takes top travel ‘Oscar’ for Best European Destination

5 October 2017 - The Portugal News Online
For the first time, Portugal has taken the prestigious title of Best European Destination in what have become known as the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry, the World Travel Awards, which were held last weekend in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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Spike Island, Ireland's Alcatraz, named top tourist attraction in Europe

5 October 2017 - Irish Central
Spike Island, a former prison base in Co. Cork, was named the top tourist attraction in Europe for 2017 at the World Travel Awards.
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Europe’s ‘leading tourist attraction’ is not what you’d expect

5 October 2017 - News.com.au
YOU’D expect Europe’s hottest spot to be the likes of the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre. Chances are you haven’t even heard of this landmark.
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World Travel Awards Ceremony

5 October 2017 - Sobaka
The World Travel Awards international award ceremony took place this time in St. Petersburg, as our city was recognized as the best tourist destination in Europe last year.
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Convention Centre Dublin takes top prize at World Travel Awards

4 October 2017 - Dublin Live
The announcement was made at the Europe Gala Ceremony in St Petersburg.
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World Travel Awards 2017: This is officially the BEST destination in Europe

4 October 2017 - Daily Star
NEED some holiday inspiration for next year? This is the latest travel hotspot.
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DUKES LONDON wins big at the 2017 World Travel Awards in St Petersburg

4 October 2017 - ITCM
DUKES LONDON is delighted and honoured to announce its success at the 24th annual World Travel Awards, European Gala. Held on Saturday 30th September 2017 in the beautiful Marble Hall at The Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg, DUKES swept up the prestigious award for ‘England’s Leading Hotel’ for the fifth year in a row.
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St. Petersburg Wins “Europe’s Leading City Destination” 3rd Year In A Row

4 October 2017 - Caspian News
Known as the cultural capital of Russia, Saint Petersburg once more won the title of "Europe’s Leading City Destination” at the World Travel Awards’ Europe Gala Ceremony 2017 held on September 30.
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Portugal named Europe’s leading travel destination 2017

4 October 2017 - Lifestyle Magazine
Portugal was one of the big winners at World Travel Awards’ Europe Gala Ceremony 2017.
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World Travel Awards unveils hosts for Africa Gala Ceremony

4 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has named the hosts for its upcoming Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Armani Hotel Dubai to host distinguished World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017

3 October 2017 - TTG Mena Online
World Travel Awards has announced that Armani Hotel Dubai will host its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017 on October 29, in Dubai.
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Portugal named Europe’s ‘leading tourism destination’: Here’s what to eat and drink there

3 October 2017 - Breaking News
For the first time, Portugal has won the award for Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination at the World Travel Awards, for it’s “diversity of landscapes and welcoming spirit of the Portuguese people”.
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Portugal to work with Russia on visa simplification

3 October 2017 - The Portugal News Online
The Portuguese government is going to work on visa simplification to allow the free flow of Russian citizens into Portugal, Ana Mendes Godinho, the tourism secretary of state has said.
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Danish Shipping Giant DFDS Takes Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator title at World Travel Awards

3 October 2017 - Afloat
Danish shipping transport giant, DFDS has been named Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator for the sixth year in a row at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony.
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Portugal Wins Big at the World Travel Awards Europe

3 October 2017 - International Meetings Revier
Portugal has just been considered the Best Destination in Europe and Turismo de Portugal the best tourism entity.
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Hilton Berlin triumphs at World Travel Awards 2017

3 October 2017 - ITCM
he Hilton Berlin, situated in Berlin’s bustling city centre, wins Europe’s Leading City Hotel in the 2017 World Travel Awards.
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St Petersburg wins European city destination of the year at World Travel Awards

3 October 2017 - The Calvert Journal
The winners of this year's awards were announced on 30 September at a ceremony which — coincidentally — took place in St Petersburg.
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Europe's greatest attraction? This former prison in Ireland is better than the Louvre, apparently

3 October 2017 - The Telegraph
Why explore the ancient wonders of Rome, or the fascinating art museums of St Petersburg, when you can spend the day in a former prison in south-west Ireland?
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Armani Dubai to host World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017

3 October 2017 - Travel Daily News
World Travel Awards has revealed that Armani Hotel Dubai will host its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017 on Sunday 29th October, in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
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St. Petersburg Named Europe’s Best Tourist Destination

3 October 2017 - Sputnik News
The 2017 World Travel Awards has named Russia’s St. Petersburg the best tourist destination in Europe for the second time since 2015.
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Armani Dubai to host World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017

3 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has revealed that Armani Hotel Dubai will host its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017 on Sunday, October 29th, in the United Arab Emirates.
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Las Colinas Receives Major Accolade at World Travel Awards

2 October 2017 - Golfshake.com
Spain's revered Las Colinas Golf & Country Club is celebrating further accolades after it was named 'Europe's Leading Villa Resort' at the World Travel Awards, where it also received the title of 'Spain's Leading Villa Resort' for a third consecutive year.
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World Travel Awards: Greek hotels and companies win

2 October 2017 - Tornos News
Seven Greek hotels, a hotel management company and Aegean Airlines won top prizes in Europe for 2017 in their respective categories at the 24th World Travel Awards held in St. Petersburg on Saturday (30/9).
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Real Russia named ‘Russia’s Leading Travel Agency’ at 2017 World Travel Awards

2 October 2017 - eTurboNews
Real Russia was named ‘Russia’s Leading Travel Agency’ for the fifth year in a row at the World Travel Awards 2017.
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Real Russia named ‘Russia’s Leading Travel Agency’ at 2017 World Travel Awards

2 October 2017 - eTurboNews
Real Russia was named ‘Russia’s Leading Travel Agency’ for the fifth year in a row at the World Travel Awards 2017.
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DFDS takes Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator title at World Travel Awards

2 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
DFDS has been named Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator for the sixth year in a row at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony.
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Portugal sweeps World Travel Awards

2 October 2017 - eTurboNews
Portugal was named Best Destination in Europe, the first time the country has received the honor. Moreover, Portugal also won the most awards overall, with 37 awards ranging from Best Cruise Port (Lisbon), Leading Island Destination (Madeira), Best Beach Destination in Europe (Algarve) and Best European Tourism Entity (Turismo de Portugal).
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Portugal wins big at World Travel Awards Europe 2017

2 October 2017 - CTV News
Portugal has been named Europe's leading travel destination 2017 at an industry event held over the weekend.
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Spike Island in County Cork scoops World Travel Award

2 October 2017 - BBC News
Move over Eiffel Tower and Buckingham Palace - a former prison in County Cork has usurped some of the biggest sites in global tourism by being named Europe's latest tourist attraction.
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Kempinski Budapest wins two 2017 World Travel Awards

2 October 2017 - Budapest Business Journal
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest said it is “delighted” to have been voted Hungary’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards for the fourth time.
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Frasers Hospitality Sweeps Seven Prestigious Awards at World Travel Awards for Europe

2 October 2017 - eTurboNews
Frasers Hospitality, a division of Frasers Centrepoint Limited (“FCL”), was awarded seven prestigious accolades at the 2017 World Travel Awards for Europe.
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Aeroflot Wins Two Key Nominations at World Travel Awards

2 October 2017 - Cision
Aeroflot has won two key categories at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2017: Europe's Leading Airline Brand and Europe's Leading Airline - Business Class. The awards took place on Saturday in the Marble Hall of the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg.
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The Convention Centre Dublin wins top award

2 October 2017 - ITCM
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has won the award for ‘Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre’ at the 24th annual World Travel Awards.
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Best European City Break Destination: Geneva, Switzerland

2 October 2017 - eTurboNews
Geneva has just been voted Europe’s Leading City Break Destination for the third time at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2017. Held in St Petersburg, and known as the Oscars for the tourism industry, Geneva‘s natural attractions, tourism offer and digital expertise stood out amongst the fierce competition for the highly acclaimed accolade.
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Spike Island named top tourist attraction

2 October 2017 - The Times
Spike Island, known as the Irish Alcatraz, has been named Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the World Travel Awards.
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World Travel Awards president Cooke welcomed to St. Petersburg ahead of Europe Gala Ceremony

2 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke has been welcomed to St. Petersburg ahead of the Europe Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Irish hotel wins leading accolade at World Travel Awards

2 October 2017 - Joe
Sandymount Hotel, renowned as Dublin's largest family-run hotel has been voted Europe's Leading Green Hotel 2017 at the World Travel Awards.
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Armani Dubai to host World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017

2 October 2017 - eTurboNews
World Travel Awards has revealed that Armani Hotel Dubai will host its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2017 on Sunday 29th October, in Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
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Tourist "Oscar": in St. Petersburg for the first time the presentation of the international award World Travel Awards

1 October 2017 - Russia Today
In St. Petersburg for the first time the ceremony of awarding the prestigious international award World Travel Awards took place.
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Westin Dragonara named Malta’s Leading Resort for 2017

1 October 2017 - Times of Malta
The Westin Dragonara Resort was named ‘Malta’s Leading Resort for 2017’ at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2017 in St Petersburg in the Marble Hall of the Russian Museum of Ethnography.
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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa, managed by HotelBrain, to host World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2 days ago

1 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has confirmed Nikki Beach Resort & Spa in the beautiful region of Porto Heli, Greece, will host the Europe Gala Ceremony 2018.
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World Travel Awards salutes Europe winners in St. Petersburg

1 October 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Portugal was one of the big winners at World Travel Awards’ Europe Gala Ceremony 2017.
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St. Petersburg is ready for WTA Gala Ceremony

30 September 2017 - World Travel News
Tonight St. Petersburg hosts the World Travel Awards #Europe Gala Ceremony. The #travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to be in this amazing city.
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Petersburg for the third time won the World Travel Awards

30 September 2017 - Russia Today
St. Petersburg became the winner in the nomination "Best European City Direction - 2017" award in the field of tourism World Travel Awards.
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St. Petersburg recognized as the best tourist city in Europe

30 September 2017 - Topspb TV
Petersburg for the third time in a row became a laureate of the prestigious World Travel Awards. The awarding ceremony was held at the Ethnographic Museum.
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Spike Island named’ Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction’ at the 2017 World Travel Awards

30 September 2017 - West Cork Times
Cork County Council’s Fortress Spike Island has been named ‘Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction’ at the 2017 World Travel Awards 2017, seeing off a shortlist which included the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace and the Colosseum.
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Latin Trails Ship Honored with Prestigious Award

30 September 2017 - Travel Pulse
For travel providers, it doesn’t get any bigger than the World Travel Awards. These prestigious awards are like the Oscars of the travel industry. Earning this designation is among the most coveted and respected achievements for any business in this field.
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World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke welcomed to St. Petersburg ahead of Europe Gala Ceremony

29 September 2017 - World Travel News
The red carpet event will take place tonight in the prestigious Marble Hall in the Russian Museum of Ethnography with the best of the best in the Travel Industry present. In the build up to the event, Cooke, was welcomed to the city at an event hosted at Journalist House and attended by Andrey Mushkarev, chairman, Saint-Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development.
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Ten epic adventure holidays in Chile

29 September 2017 - Coach
Surf, sandboard, ski and snowcat your way around the land of Andean adrenaline.
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Margaritaville named 'Caribbean’s Leading Entertainment Venue' of 2017

28 September 2017 - Loop
Margaritaville Caribbean, Jamaica has been named the Caribbean’s Leading Entertainment Venue of 2017 by World Travel Awards.
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WTA arrives in St. Petersburg

28 September 2017 - Travel Daily News
World Travel Awards (WTA) has landed in St. Petersburg, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Europe Gala Ceremony.
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Travel Times - Edición Especial - World Travel Awards Latinoamérica

28 September 2017 - Travel Times
Memoria de los World Travel Awards Latinoamérica. Todo sobre la entrega de los "Óscares del Turismo" realizada en septiembre en el Hard Rock Hotel de la Riviera Maya.
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Chile Holds Record in Tourism in 2017

27 September 2017 - Prensa Latina
The Chilean Tourism industry is on the verge of meeting its goals for 2017, with record figures after the arrival this year of more than 6.4 million tourists, official sources confirmed today.
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Discover Saint Petersburg

27 September 2017 - World Luxury Daily
This year, Saint Petersburg is the centre of global hospitality. Following its successful hosting of the FIFA Federations Cup 2017 Final in July, the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony takes place in Saint Petersburg on 30th September.
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World Travel Awards Special

26 September 2017 - Travel Times
Memories of the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony.
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WTA arrives in St. Petersburg

26 September 2017 - Google Plus
World Travel Awards (WTA) has landed in St. Petersburg, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the #Europe Gala Ceremony.
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Nkuringo Bwindi Gorilla Lodge

26 September 2017 - The Telegraph
Perched high on Nteko Ridge, the charming Nkuringo Lodge has spectacular views over Bwindi Impenetrable National Park where half the world's rare mountain gorillas roam.
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World Travel Awards touches down in St. Petersburg

26 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has landed in St. Petersburg, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Europe Gala Ceremony.
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Antigua and Barbuda Is Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination

26 September 2017 - Caribbean 360
Antigua and Barbuda has been named the Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination by the World Travel Awards for the third consecutive year.
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Peru earns 29 nominations for World Travel Awards 2017

25 September 2017 - Andina
Peru has been nominated for 29 categories in the world edition of prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) taking place on December 10th in Phu Quoc (Vietnam), the Inca nation's Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) announced.
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Lima among top meetings and conference destinations in the world

25 September 2017 - Andina
Peruvian capital city, Lima, earned a nomination for World's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2017 at World Travel Awards.
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World Tourism Day: Focus on Diani as a Destination

23 September 2017 - News Ghana
Among the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) sustainable development pillars, is preserving and enriching the environment and addressing climate change. As the world gears up to celebrate this year’s World Tourism Day on 27th September, Jumia Travel, in an interview with the Sales & Marketing Manager of Amani Tiwi Beach Resort Caroline Macharia, explores Diani as one of Kenya’s top sustainable tourist destinations.
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Hotel Nacional, Best in Cuba for World Travel Award

22 September 2017 - Prensa Latina
The Hotel Nacional de Cuba was officially selected as the best in this country according to the 2017 World Travel Award, a radio report stated today confirming this condition, which it also achieved in previous years.
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Delta Sky Club at Sea-Tac Airport named North America's leading airport lounge

22 September 2017 - Puget Sound Business Journal
Delta Air Lines' new $24 million Sky Club at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport picked up a major North American award this week.
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Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa, Nominated as World’s Leading Beach Resort 2017

22 September 2017 - LifePulseHealth
Casa Dorada Los Cabos Resort & Spa, Nominated as World’s Leading Beach Resort 2017.
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Hotel review: Hotel Esencia, a former home of an Italian Duchess attracting the A-list

22 September 2017 - Nine.com.au
I’ve never thought I had much in common with Gwen Stefani. But as I hit the 'press for service' button next to my daybed on the beach at Mexico’s Hotel Esencia and order a margarita, I’m pretty sure I communed with my teen idol.
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St. Petersburg puts final touches to WTA Gala Ceremony preparations

21 September 2017 - Travel Daily News
With just 10 days to go until St. Petersburg welcomes the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of the event.
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Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana celebrates 2017 World Travel Awards win

21 September 2017 - Hotel Designs
Kempinski is delighted to announce that the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana has been honoured by the 2017 World Travel Awards. The new deluxe hotel is the winner of the award for Cuba’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017 – for the Suite Presidential Lorca.
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St. Petersburg puts final touches to WTA Gala Ceremony preparations

21 September 2017 - ITCM
With less than 10 days to go until St. Petersburg welcomes the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of the event.
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Savoy Boutique Hotel Tallinn, Estonia

21 September 2017 - The Telegraph
The Savoy Boutique Hotel is a beautiful place to stay in Tallinn’s wonderful old town centre.
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Hacienda Tres Ríos is Awarded Best Family Resort in Mexico & Central America

21 September 2017 - PR Web
In the last eight years Hacienda Tres Ríos has received nine awards from the WTA.
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Round Hill Hotel & Villas takes new European sales representation

20 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Round Hill Hotel & Villas, a tropical hillside resort located just outside of Montego Bay in Jamaica, has appointed ClubCenturia as its new sales and marketing representative for the UK.
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St. Petersburg gears up for WTA Gala Ceremony

20 September 2017 - Discover St.Petersburg
Aleksandr Malich and Marina Kim – two of the most sought after hosts on Russian Television – will compere the awards show which will take place at the Marble Hall, Russian Museum of Ethnography, on Saturday 30th September.
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St. Petersburg puts final touches to WTA Gala Ceremony preparations

20 September 2017 - World Travel News
With just 10 days to go until St. Petersburg welcomes the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of the event.
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Canadian Hotels honoured by 2017 World Travel Awards

20 September 2017 - Hotelier Magazine
The World Travel Awards has announced its 2017 Caribbean & North America regional winners.
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Brisbane Airport in numbers

20 September 2017 - ABC News
Why Australia's leading airport needs to grow quickly.
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St. Petersburg prepares for World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony

20 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
With just ten days to go until St. Petersburg welcomes the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of the event.
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Delta Air Lines Named North America's Leading Airline

19 September 2017 - News18.com
Apart from Delta, American Airlines was named leading airline brand, while John F Kennedy International Airport in New York took the title of North America's Leading Airport.
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INNSIDE New York name Unite States' Leading Hotel 2017 by World Travel Awards

19 September 2017 - Markets Insider
INNSIDE New York announced today that the 24th World Travel Awards (WTA) bestowed the property the “United States’ Leading Hotel 2017.”
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Island Routes named Caribbean’s leading adventure tour operator

19 September 2017 - Travel Daily News
Island Routes Caribbean Adventures, the region’s fastest growing tour operator and destination management company, has been named the Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tour Operator for the fifth consecutive year by the World Travel Awards.
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Au Diable Vert Wins Canada’s Leading Wilderness Resort 2017 at World Travel Awards

18 September 2017 - eTurboNews
Station de Montagne was awarded “Canada’s Leading Wilderness Resort 2017″ at the World Travel Awards.
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Bret Michaels' Rock Star Suite Voted 'Mexico's Leading Hotel Suite' by World Travel Awards

18 September 2017 - Markets Insider
Over the course of his highly successful career, multi-platinum recording artist, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Bret Michaels has strategically put the building blocks in place to explore other successful business ventures including real estate.
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Delta Sky Club named ‘North America's Leading Airport Lounge’

18 September 2017 - Delta News Hub
SEATTLE – Delta Sky Club at Seattle-Tacoma Airport was awarded "North America's Leading Airport Lounge 2017" by the World Travel Awards this weekend.
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World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2017

18 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards hosted its Latin America Gala Ceremony 2017 at the one-of-a-kind Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Mexico. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with all the winners as they step off stage with the prestigious trophies.
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World Travel Awards Caribbean and North America winners unveiled

18 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
The Caribbean and North America winners of the World Travel Awards 2017 have been unveiled.
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Sixt Mexico Named Leading Car Rental Company

15 September 2017 - Auto Rental
Sixt Mexico received the award for Mexico’s Leading Car Rental Company at the 24th World Travel Awards.
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Titanic Belfast enjoys a 22% surge in visitor numbers

15 September 2017 - Belfast Telegraph
Titanic Belfast says it has had its busiest spell yet - with a 22% increase in visitors since April.
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Record visitor numbers flock to Titanic Belfast

14 September 2017 - Irish News
WORLD leading tourist attraction Titanic Belfast has reported its busiest ever summer, with over 5,000 visitors through the doors on one August day alone.
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Titanic Belfast’s record year as four million visit

13 September 2017 - News Letter
The post-Brexit vote drop in the value of sterling has been hailed as a factor in the businest month on record at Titanic Belfast.
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Nomad Africa selected as media partner for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony

12 September 2017 - Nomad Africa
Nomad Africa has been announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017. World Travel Awards founder, Graham Cooke, welcomed the news in the run up to the glittering event - which will take in Rwanda’s thriving capital, Kigali, at the five star Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre on October 10th.
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World Travel Awards recognises Quito as South America’s Leading Destination

11 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
The city of Quito has been recognised as South America’s Leading Destination by the World Travel Awards, one of the most prestigious and influential awards in the tourism industry.
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Quintana Roo receives 40 best destination nominations, 25 awards

11 September 2017 - Riviera Maya News
The results of the World Travel Awards held at the Hard Rock saw the state of Quintana Roo receive 40 nominations and 25 awards.
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A successful World Travel Awards

11 September 2017 - Travel Times
On September 9th, the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya dressed for the ceremony to deliver the World Travel Awards in its Latin American chapter that included the areas of Mexico, Central America and South America. These awards, whose general office is in England, are awarded to the best of the tourist industry in several categories and is the first time it is done in Mexico.
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Riviera Maya takes top title at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

11 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Riviera Maya has been hailed Mexico & Central America’s Leading Beach Destination, while Cancun has been recognised as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2017 in Mexico.
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Take a look inside Belfast's new €32m Titanic Hotel

9 September 2017 - Irish Times
Shipbuilder’s former headquarters gets new lease of life as luxury hotel.
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Louvre Abu Dhabi to open in November

6 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
After years of delays, speculation and intrigue, the Louvre Abu Dhabi today announced it will open its doors to the public on November 11th.
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High on living: how to fall in love with Sydney again

6 September 2017 - Daily Telegraph
AS Scottish poet Robbie Burns wrote much more elegantly, it’s a gift to see ourselves as other people do.
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World Travel Awards touches down at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

6 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has touched down in the Mexican Riviera, ahead of the Latin America Ceremony 2017.
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Travel Times signs up as partner for World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

5 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards is delighted to announce leading digital travel publication, Travel Times, as an official media partner for its Latin America Ceremony 2017.
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World Travel Awards to join World Spa Awards in Vietnam this December

5 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has confirmed that its Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 will join World Spa Awards at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in Vietnam.
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Aeromexico signs partnership with World Travel Awards

4 September 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Earlier this year Aeromexico and Delta became the official airlines sponsors of the Mexican National Football Team - and now Mexico’s flag carrier has made the decision to be a sponsor for World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony.
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Kanuhura, Maldives wins World Travel Award: Maldives' Leading Family Resort

1 September 2017 - ITCM
Kanuhura Maldives, the newly refurbished Sun Resorts hotel, was awarded the prestigious 2017 World Travel Awards: Maldives' Leading Family Resort.
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World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony is Almost Here

1 September 2017 - Travel Wires
Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa is the host of the event, and will welcome hospitality leaders from across the region on September 16th; they gather to see who has been voted the best of the travel industry.
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Aeromexico flying high with World Travel Awards

1 September 2017 - Airline Travel News
Earlier this year Aeromexico and Delta became the official airlines sponsors of the Mexican National Football Team - and now Mexico’s flag carrier has made the decision to be a sponsor for World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony.
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Jannah Hotels & Resorts Tops Nominations This Award Season

31 August 2017 - Albawaba Business
Jannah Hotels & Resorts stands as the leading front-runner in internationally-renowned award nominations this season. The first Bedouin-inspired collection of five-star hotels and resorts in the UAE has been honored with nominations from the World Travel Awards 2017 and the Middle East Hospitality Awards 2017.
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Final touches put in place for World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony

31 August 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony is almost here, with the final preparations being put in place.
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Countdown to World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony

31 August 2017 - World Travel News
It's the final countdown! World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony is almost here.
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It's the final countdown!

31 August 2017 - Discover Caribbean
World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony is almost here.
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World Travel Awards reveals headline sponsors for Caribbean & North America event

30 August 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has welcomed a host of leading sponsors on board for its upcoming Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Welcome on board sponsors

30 August 2017 - Google Plus
World Travel Awards is proud to welcome on board Scotia Bank, Flow, Bordier and Caicos Express as official sponsors for its upcoming Caribbean and North America Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Nomad Africa selected as media partner for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony

29 August 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Nomad Africa has been announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Nomad Africa announced as official media partner 


29 August 2017 - World Travel News
Nomad Africa has been announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Japanese delegation in Seychelles to study Port Victoria's success

25 August 2017 - Seychelles News Agency
A Japanese delegation is in Seychelles to learn more about the facilities in place and the strategies used that are leading to an increase in the number of cruise ships calling on Port Victoria.
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‘World’s best pastry chef’ Pierre Herme to open boutique at luxury Moroccan hotel

24 August 2017 - Malay Mail Online
Frenchman Pierre Herme, who was named the world's best pastry chef in 2015, will be taking over the pastry kitchen of the luxury, five-star hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh, in a partnership that marks the chef's first outpost in Africa.
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Satguru Travel confirmed as sponsor for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony


23 August 2017 - World Travel News
World Travel Awards (WTA) is delighted to announce another sponsor supporting this year’s Africa Gala Ceremony. We welcome on board, Satguru Travel.
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Satguru Travel signs on as partner for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony

23 August 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has announced Satguru Travel as a supporting sponsor for this year’s Africa Gala Ceremony.
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World Travel Awards: Full list of Kenya Nominees 2017

21 August 2017 - Lifestyle Magazine
Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on October 10, 2017.
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Drop Everything You’re Doing: There’s a Caribbean Island Where You Can Play With Puppies (and Adopt One, Too)

21 August 2017 - Cheat Sheet
Think a trip to the tropics couldn’t get much better than lounging on gorgeous, sun-soaked beaches? Think again. A Caribbean-based dog rescue allows visitors the chance to spend a few hours with pups that are up for adoption. And, if you really fall in love, you can even bring one home with you.
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Seychelles Constance Ephelia voted region’s leading green resort

18 August 2017 - eTurboNews
Set within 120 hectares of land, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, Constance Ephelia, located at Port Launay, opened its doors in February 2010.
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Russia’s St. Petersburg to host World Travel Awards in September

16 August 2017 - Tass.com
The World Travel Awards ceremony will be held in Russia for the first time.
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Marcel Desailly plays friendly Futsal match with colleagues at Jumeirah Vittaveli

14 August 2017 - ITCM
Football legend spends holiday in Maldives.
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World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony to be held during AHIF and AviaDev

10 August 2017 - Bench
AHIF and AviaDev will welcome the World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place during the event on 10th October.
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Mancini working magic in St Petersburg

8 August 2017 - World Football News
Roberto Mancini left Manchester City an isolated and frustrated figure in May 2013, having been sacked by the club’s Abu Dhabi hierarchy following a feeble defence of City’s first top flight league title in 44 years.
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Four Reasons You Need To Visit Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

4 August 2017 - Huffington Post
The pristine Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc (pronounced foo-kwok) lies off the Cambodian coast in the Gulf of Thailand. Long one of the country’s best kept secrets, recently tourism has begun to boom here. Still quieter than most island paradises in Southeast Asia, the time to discover Phu Quoc is now. Here are five great reasons to book that flight.
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World Travel Awards celebrates successful Dhiraagu partnership

4 August 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Leading Maldivian digital provider, Dhiraagu, has proclaimed its recent partnership with World Travel Awards a triumph.
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Dhiraagu and WTA celebrate partnership success

4 August 2017 - World Travel News
Leading Maldivian digital provider, Dhiraagu, has proclaimed its recent partnership with World Travel Awards (WTA) a triumph.
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Added fizz for World Travel Awards following partnership with Coca Cola

3 August 2017 - World Travel News
World Travel Awards (WTA) is celebrating following a successful Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, which saw the travel industry’s leading awards programme negotiate a partnership with Coca Cola.
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Added fizz for World Travel Awards following partnership with Coca Cola

3 August 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards is celebrating following a successful Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, which saw the industry’s leading awards programme negotiate a partnership with Coca Cola.
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Theme parks and franchise brands distort image

2 August 2017 - Riviera Maya News
With two new themed construction projects under way, the president of the Riviera Maya Hotel Association says that such franchises and brands are not necessary.
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FCO lifts warning against travel to Tunisia’s main tourism destinations

2 August 2017 - World Travel News
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has lifted its advice against travel to the majority of the country including Tunisia’s main tourism attractions.
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Neymar arrives in Dubai

1 August 2017 - World Travel News
Barcelona star, Neymar, has landed in Dubai amid speculation that he will complete a world-record €222 million (£199m) move to Paris Saint-Germain by the end of this week.
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Neymar touches down in Dubai

1 August 2017 - Google Plus
Barcelona star, Neymar, has landed in Dubai amid speculation that he will complete a world-record €222 million (£199m) move to Paris Saint-Germain by the end of this week.
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Former President, Barack Obama, papped in Turks and Caicos

28 July 2017 - Google Plus
The 44th POTUS hasn’t stood still since leaving the White House earlier this year.
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5 over-the-top hotels to cross off your bucket list

28 July 2017 - thestar.com
These luxury suites, villas and penthouses around the world come with spas, space, views and personalized services to help satisfy the urge to splurge.
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Rwanda to Host World Travel Awards

27 July 2017 - All Africa
For the first time, Rwanda will host the World Travel Awards with the Africa Gala Ceremony slated on October 10 2017.
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Tel Aviv Takes Its Place As ‘Israel’s Coolest City’

26 July 2017 - Travel Market Report
Tel Aviv – If Jerusalem is where you go to pray and Tel Aviv is where you go to stay, then the tourists seem to be gaining on the religious zealots here on the “Hill of Spring.”
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Rwanda to be the venue for the World Travel Awards

26 July 2017 - IOL
The World Travel Awards which celebrate the best of the best in the travel and hospitality industries will be bringing the African leg of the celebrations to Kigali, Rwanda in October this year.
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Good News for Sandymount Hotel

26 July 2017 - NewsFour
Lots of positive things happening over at the Sandymount Hotel at the Aviva stadium in recent times.
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Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa celebrates sustainability status as Maldives marks 52nd Independence Day

26 July 2017 - World Travel Awards
Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa is celebrating today.
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World Travel Awards 2017 winners honored by the Seychelles Tourism Board and Ministry

25 July 2017 - eTurboNews
Winning accolades across various categories at the World Travel Awards 2017, demonstrates that Seychelles, in spite of being small in size, remains relevant as a tourist destination.
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World Travel Awards joins AHIF and AviaDev in Kigali

25 July 2017 - TravelScope Magazine
Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the thriving capital of the country, Kigali, on 10th October.
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Hard Rock Hotel to host World Travel Awards

25 July 2017 - Travel Times
On September 9, Mexico will host a world-class tourism event, the World Travel Awards in its Latin American chapter.
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World Travel Awards joins AHIF and AviaDev in Kigali

25 July 2017 - World Travel News
Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on 10th October.
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WTA honours two Hilton hotels in Seychelles

21 July 2017 - TTN
WTA honours two Hilton hotels in Seychelles.
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TBO Holidays nominated for a prestigious World Travel Award

21 July 2017 - World Travel News
TBO Holidays has been nominated for a World Travel Award. The online b2b travel portal, which allows agents to select from a wide range of hotels all over the globe, is among the names in contention for the title of ‘Middle East’s Leading B2B Travel Provider.”
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5 travel awards that show how much Seychelles sparkles

20 July 2017 - Seychelles News Agency
It is no secret that the Seychelles archipelago is seen as one of the top destinations in the Indian Ocean region. This was highlighted by the many awards the island nation of 93,000 inhabitants received at the World Travel Awards for the Indian Ocean which took place in the Maldives earlier in July. SNA brings you the five winners from Seychelles at the 24th edition of the 2017 World Travel Awards.
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Dubai to hold auditions for a new reality TV show set on Palm Jumeirah

20 July 2017 - World Travel News
Dubaiians! Fancy yourself as the next big reality TV star? Well, now is your chance.
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Wilderness Safaris opens first project in Rwanda

19 July 2017 - World Travel News
Wilderness Safaris - aka Africa’s largest safari company who own a wide collection of camps and lodges throughout Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Congo and Seychelles - has opened its first property in Rwanda.
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Rwanda revealed as host for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony

18 July 2017 - World Travel News
#Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the country's thriving capital, Kigali, on 10th October.
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Breaking Travel News interview: Saminda Perera, general manager, marketing, SriLankan Airlines

17 July 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Saminda Perera, who has spearheaded SriLankan Airlines’ marketing and corporate communications strategy since June 2015, says that the airline’s recent success at World Travel Awards makes him optimistic about the future. Kaye Holland reports for Breaking Travel News.
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Sri Lanka named Asia's Leading Destination at World Travel Awards

14 July 2017 - ECNS
Sri Lanka was named Asia's Leading Destination and Asia's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination at the recent World Travel Awards Ceremony held in the Maldives, the tourism ministry said in a statement Thursday.
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Hong Kong holds strong as major gateway

14 July 2017 - World Travel News
The Hong Kong Tourism Board has welcomed renewed competition and extra capacity out of Melbourne following the launch of Virgin Australia’s direct route into #HongKong.
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Sri Lanka named Asia’s leading destination at World Travel Awards

13 July 2017 - Lanka Business Online (LBO)
Sri Lanka Tourism clinched two top awards at the World Travel Awards Ceremony held in the Maldives last week — competing among 47 countries in Asia, Sri Lanka bagged ‘Asia’s Leading Destination’ and ‘Asia’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination.’
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Sri Lanka named Asia’s leading destination

13 July 2017 - Eastern Mirror
Sri Lanka was named Asia’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards Ceremony, the Tourism Ministry said here Thursday.
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Sri Lanka named Asia's Leading Destination at World Travel Awards

13 July 2017 - Xinhua
COLOMBO, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka was named Asia's Leading Destination and Asia's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination at the recent World Travel Awards Ceremony held in the Maldives, the tourism ministry said in a statement here Thursday.
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DNCE to headline Royal Caribbean’s solar eclipse viewing concert

13 July 2017 - Cruise Travel News
Multi-platinum selling band DNCE have been confirmed as the headliners for Royal Caribbean International’s solar eclipse viewing party, which will take place on-board Oasis of the Seas’ ‘Total Eclipse Cruise’ this August.
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World Travel Awards 2017 reward LUX* Resorts & Hotels as Best Indian Ocean Hotel in Maldives and Reunion Island

12 July 2017 - ITCM
Known as the Oscars of the hotel industry, the World Travel Awards, acclaim the hotels having demonstrated excellence in their respective categories. For the 2017 edition held earlier this week, two of LUX* Resorts & Hotels’ resorts distinguished themselves. LUX* South Ari Atoll – Maldives was awarded the Best Indian Ocean Hotel Award while LUX* Saint Gilles - Reunion Island won the Best Hotel on its destination.
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RwandAir, Radisson Blu nominated for World Travel Awards 2017

12 July 2017 - The New Times
Rwandair, the national carrier, and Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre have been nominated for this year’s World Travel Awards in four and five different categories, respectively, ahead of the Africa travel gala ceremony expected to take place in Kigali.
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Hilton Colombo wins “Sri Lanka’s Leading Business Hotel” at The World Travel Awards

11 July 2017 - Mirror Business
Hilton Colombo won “Sri Lanka’s Leading Business Hotel award the most prestigious award in the Travel & Tourism industry at the World Travel Awards. Described as the “Oscars” of the Travel & Tourism industry by the Wall Street Journal, it is one of the most sought after events in the Tourism calendar.
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Air Seychelles wins ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at World Travel Awards

11 July 2017 - Seychelles New Agency
Air Seychelles, the national carrier of the archipelago, has won four awards including the ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards for the Indian Ocean.
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Au Diable Vert parmi les finalistes des World Travel Awards

11 July 2017 - La Voix de l'Est
La station de montagne Au Diable Vert ne cesse de gravir les échelons. Après avoir mérité plusieurs prix aux plans provincial et national au cours des dernières années, voilà que l'entreprise est parmi les finalistes des World Travel Awards dans la catégorie «Leading Wilderness Resort».
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Seychelles’ national airline, Port Authority & hotels shine at World Travel Awards

11 July 2017 - eTurboNews
The Seychelles national airline was among the top winners at this year’s World Travel Awards bagging four major accolades.
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Shell-Shaped Pool Is the Main Attraction at a Vietnam Hotel

11 July 2017 - Teen Vogue
Calling all mermaid lovers: This shell-shaped pool is redefining wanderlust goals. One of the JW Marriott Phú Quốc Emerald Bay's most beautiful attractions is a shell-shaped pool — and yes, it will indeed fulfill all of your under-the-sea fantasies.
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Maldives wins big at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean 2017

11 July 2017 - Yahoo News
One of the most paradisiacal and famously threatened tropical islands in the world was named the Indian Ocean's leading destination at an awards ceremony that bills itself as the Oscars of the travel world.
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World Travel Awards Indian Ocean event - Maldives excels

10 July 2017 - Travel Wires
The event was hosted by the 5-star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef and was attended by leaders of hospitality from all across the region. Maldives was recognized as one of the best destinations, and benefited from a lot of attention.
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Maldives triumphs at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean event

10 July 2017 - ITCM
Maldives has been recognised as Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination, Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination and Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. Hosted by the five-star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, the prestigious event was attended by hospitality leaders from across the region.
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Maldives beats rival Indian Ocean destinations to defend prestigious World Travel Awards titles

9 July 2017 - Maldives Insider
Maldives and several of its properties on Saturday bagged the most prestigious awards at the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards, further cementing the island nation’s place as the most sought after holiday destination in the world.M
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Dhiraagu to partner with World Travel Awards for Indian Ocean event

9 July 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has announced leading digital provider, Dhiraagu, as a sponsor for its upcoming Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony.
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10 year journey to create a top notch magazine

8 July 2017 - Fiji Sun
For Naziah Ali and her business partner, Dovi Kanaimawi, establishing Cover Story Limited and acquiring maiLife magazine six years ago held a future they may not have expected at that time.
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TOURISM: Australian Ambassador visits Spike Island in Cork on Cobh’s Australia Day

7 July 2017 - Fiji Sun
Richard Andrews, Australian Ambassador to Ireland, has today visited Spike Island on Cobh’s Australia Day, the day which celebrates the arrival of an Australian cruise liner into Cobh. The Sea Princess arrived in this morning with 2,342 visitors aboard.
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Hilton Pattaya Wins Thailand’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2017

7 July 2017 - Pattaya Daily News
Hilton Pattaya today announced that it has been named ‘Thailand’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel 2017’ from 24th Annual World Travel Awards 2017.
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MVHotels announced as media partner for World Travel Awards Indian Ocean ceremony

5 July 2017 - Breaking Travel News
MVHOTELS has been announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards (WTA) Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony.
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World Travel Awards alights in the Maldives ahead of Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

3 July 2017 - Incentive Travel
World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in the Maldives, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday (8th July) at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected to attend to discover who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.
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World Travel Awards touches down in the Maldives

3 July 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has arrived in the Maldives as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017.
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ANA InterContinental Tokyo wins World Travel Award for 'Japan's Leading Business Hotel'

29 June 2017 - Japan Today
InterContinental Tokyo has won the World Travel Award in the category of "Japan’s Leading Business Hotel" for the second year in a row.
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Why Rwanda ought to be on your 2017 bucket list

29 June 2017 - World Travel News
Rwanda – an African country whose name will always be tinged with tragedy – may not have previously figured on your bucket list but it should.
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Dubai hailed 10th best place to visit on the planet

28 June 2017 - World Travel News
The dazzling desert kingdom has been declared one of the most fascinating places on earth, according to a new global study.
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Ascott surpasses 100th property milestone with 7 new properties in China

27 June 2017 - The Edge Markets
The Ascott Limited, CapitaLand’s wholly-owned residence business unit, has secured seven new contracts to manage over 1,300 apartments across six cities in China.
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St Petersburg pitch will be ready for Confederations Cup final

27 June 2017 - Discover Russia
#FIFA has said the pitch at the St Petersburg Stadium will be ready for the final of the #ConfederationsCup – an eight-team tournament which features the next World Cup hosts, the previous World Cup winners and the six continental champions – despite suffering damage throughout the tournament.
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Man United's Victor Lindelof announces engagement in the Maldives

26 June 2017 - World Travel Awards
It’s been a busy summer so far, for footballer Victor Lindelof. Less than a week after the Swedish ace signed for Man United in a deal worth £39.7 million, the 24 year old central defender got down one knee and proposed to girlfriend Maja Nilsson during their post season holiday in the Maldives.
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Excitement builds ahead of World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

23 June 2017 - Travel Daily News
Excitement is building for this year's World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 as the travel industry's leading awards programme makes its final preparations for the prestigious event, which is taking place on Saturday 8th July in the Maldives.
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Ghana’s Villa Monticello nominated for World Travel Awards 2017

22 June 2017 - News Ghana
Villa Monticello is the only West African Hotel in the 2017 World Travel Awards – Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel Category.
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JW Marriott Phú Quốc Emerald Bay named Asia’s Leading New Resort

22 June 2017 - Viet Nam News
JW Marriott Phú Quốc Emerald Bay – the first 5-star resort on southern Phú Quốc Island in Kiên Giang Province – has been named Asia’s Leading New Resort by the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia.
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Breaking Travel News interview: Arthur Gindap, RGM, Philippines & Thailand, The Ascott Limited

21 June 2017 - Breaking Travel News
The Ascott Limited has been recognised as the Philippines’ Leading Serviced Apartment Brand by voters at the World Travel Awards.
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Excitement builds ahead of World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

21 June 2017 - Google Plus
Excitement is building for this year’s World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 as the travel industry’s leading awards programme makes its final preparations for the prestigious event, which is taking place on Saturday 8th July in the Maldives.
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Blue flags for Cancun’s beaches

19 June 2017 - World Travel News
Seven of Cancun’s stunning white beaches – step forward Las Perlas, Chac Mool, Delfines, Marlin, Ballenas, El Nino and Coral – recently received Blue Flag certification.
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Auckland Airport wins two international awards

15 June 2017 - The Financial
Auckland Airport has won two international awards, with the company being named Australasia’s Leading Airport 2017 in the World Travel Awards and placing ninth in the world in the 2017 AirHelp rankings for airport excellence.
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It’s all about teamwork and family – Seabreeze

15 June 2017 - Samoa Observer
The unprecedented success of Seabreeze Resort as “Samoa’s Leading Hotel” at the World Travel Awards is the result of teamwork.
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Hard Rock Hotel to open in Daytona Beach

15 June 2017 - Google Plus
Hard Rock Hotel has announced plans to open its fourth property in Florida, bringing the brand’s iconic vibe to Daytona Beach in late 2017.
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Aqua show set to make a splash in Dubai

14 June 2017 - Discover Dubai
Dubai has long been known as the Las Vegas of the Middle East and for good reason. Both are desert cities that have exploded from dusty outposts into tourism empires boasting tall observation towers (say hello to the Stratosphere and Burj Khalifa), dancing fountains (take a bow the Bellagio and the Dubai Fountain) and super-sized shopping malls.
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Ronaldo to make Madeira win again?

13 June 2017 - CronaldoDaily.com
Cristiano Ronaldo’s home island of Madeira is in line to be honored at the 2017 World Travel Awards.
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Abercrombie & Kent Titled Australasia’s Leading Tour Operator for 2017

13 June 2017 - Travel Weekly
The World Travel Awards, which was held on Sunday in Shanghai, is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence. Its annual programme is renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry
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Rwanda Day returns to Belgium

13 June 2017 - World Travel News
Thousands of Rwandans from around Europe descended on the Belgian city of Ghent last Saturday (10 June) for Rwanda Day.
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Europcar named Australasia's Leading Car Rental Company

13 June 2017 - Scoop Business
Europcar named Australasia's Leading Car Rental Company for the eighth year straight.
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China rakes in prizes at World Travel Awards

13 June 2017 - IOL
The 24th installment of the World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia took place in Shanghai, China this year. The official gala ceremony was held in China’s economic capital, at the Grand Kempinski Hotel last weekend.
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Cristiano Ronaldo posts about World Travel Awards on his Instagram account

13 June 2017 - Instagram
It isn’t the first time, and hopefully won’t be the last. My homeland, Madeira, is once again nominated for Europe’s Leading Island Destination.
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InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort wins 4 World Travel Awards

12 June 2017 - VN Express
The resort has once again been recognized at the prestigious event, dubbed 'the travel industry's equivalent to the Oscars.'
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Vietnam’s JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay named Asia’s leading resort

9 June 2017 - ITCM
Vietnam’s fantastical new JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay has picked up the prized title of Asia’s Leading New Resort at the 2017 World Travel Awards™ Asia & Australasia.
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Deccan Odyssey Crowned Asia's Leading Luxury Train at the World Travel Awards for the 7th Time

9 June 2017 - PR Newswire
In keeping with its legacy, the Deccan Odyssey has once again bagged the title of Asia's Leading Luxury Train. Known for its luxurious rail tours filled with tales of royalty, exotic bejewelled palaces and exotic wildlife, the Deccan Odyssey has charmed travellers around the world. The prestigious accolade was presented at a glitzy ceremony held at the Grand Kempinski Hotel in Shanghai, China.
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Seabreeze wins again at World Travel Awards

9 June 2017 - Samoa Observer
Seabreeze Resort has done it again. The boutique resort located at Aufaga on the south coast of Samoa has won "Samoa's Leading Hotel" for the fifth consecutive year at the 24th annual World Travel Awards held in Shanghai, China, yesterday.
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Cox & Kings Wins Big at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards

9 June 2017 - CNW
Cox & Kings Ltd. has yet again emerged victorious at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards. It was conferred with three coveted titles - Asia's Leading Luxury Tour Operator,India's Leading Tour Operator and India's Leading Travel Agency amidst much cheer at the travel industry's most celebrated event of the year.
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InterContinental Fiji awarded Australasia's and Fiji’s Leading Resort at the 2017 World Travel Awards

9 June 2017 - ITCM
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is honoured to be recognised as Australasia’s Leading Resort and Fiji’s Leading Resort at the prestigious 2017 Annual World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia Gala Ceremony hosted on 4th June 2017 at the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai in China.
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Serena honoured as country’s leading hotel

9 June 2017 - The News
ziz Boolani, the chief executive officer of the Serena Hotels (South and Central Asia), was honoured at the World Travel Awards as the Islamabad Serena Hotel was declared Pakistan's leading hotel for 2017 and its presidential suite the country's leading hotel suite for the year.
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MICE accolade for Auckland

9 June 2017 - Mice BTN
Auckland has been named the top meetings and conference destination in Australasia at the 2017 World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia, announced in Shanghai.
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Serena Hotels celebrate 4 years of triumph at World Travel Awards

8 June 2017 - Pakistan Observer
Aziz Boolani CEO South & Central Asia received appreciation at the World Travel Awards.
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TUTC wins World Travel Award for the second year

8 June 2017 - EturboNews
The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC) was named Asia’s Leading Luxury Camping Company at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards presented at a glittering ceremony in Shanghai, China. TUTC, which has a host of accolades against its name, retained this title for the second consecutive year, believed to be the ultimate accolade in the travel industry.
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World Travel Award names Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel

8 June 2017 - EturboNews
The 5-star award-winning One World Hotel continues to wear the crown; holding ‘Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Hotel’ title at the 24th World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 held on Sunday, 4th June 2017 and ‘Best Convention Hotel Malaysia’ award at the Asia Pacific International Hotel Awards 2017-2018 on the 26th May 2017.
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Frasers Hospitality Group honoured as Leading Serviced Apartment Brand

8 June 2017 - Travel Daily News Asia
Frasers Hospitality Group, a division of Frasers Centrepoint Limited ("FCL"), was recently awarded seven coveted titles at the 2017 World Travel Awards for Asia & Australasiaceremony in Shanghai, China. In the highly-contested Australasia regional category, Frasers Hospitality was recognised as the Leading Serviced Apartment brand for the second consecutive year.
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Vinpearl Da Nang named as Vietnam’s leading beach resort

8 June 2017 - Vietnam Plus
inpearl Da Nang Resort and Villas of real estate developer Vingroup was honoured as Vietnam’s Leading Beach Resort 2017 by the World Travel Awards at a gala ceremony recently held in Shanghai (China).
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Star Cruises voted TAR Asia’s Leading Cruise Line 2017

7 June 2017 - Travel Daily News Asia
Star Cruises was voted “Asia’s Leading Cruise Line 2017” at this year’s 24th Annual World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony held in Shanghai, China on 4 June 2017. As Asia’s pioneering cruise line brand, Star Cruises was once again recognized by travel and tourism professionals worldwide as “Asia’s Leading Cruise Line” for six consecutive years since 2012.
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Hong Kong leads winners at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

7 June 2017 - Travel Daily News
Shanghai, China - Hong Kong has been recognised as Asia's Leading City Break Destination at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 in China.
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Sri Lanka named Asia’s leading destination 2017

6 June 2017 - Malay Mail Online
Adventure-seekers and intrepid globetrotters looking to blaze new trails in South-east Asia will want to consider adding Sri Lanka to their travel bucket list, after the country claimed the title of leading destination and leading adventure tourism destination for Asia over the weekend.
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World Travel Awards recap

6 June 2017 - ShanghaiRyan
Had the pleasure of attending The World Travel Awards at The Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.
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The Venetian Macao takes double honours at the 2017 World Travel Awards

6 June 2017 - Travel Daily News
The Venetian Macao has been voted both Macao's Leading Casino Resort 2017 and Macao's Leading Resort 2017 for the Asia region at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards (WTA) held recently in Shanghai. Both accolades reflect the integrated resort’s dedication to service excellence and highlight its success in the industry.
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Hyatt wins award

6 June 2017 - The Himalayan Times
Hyatt Regency Kathmandu has been recognised by World Travel Awards as Nepal’s leading hotel once again for 2017 after having won it in 2016 as well as for the years 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013.
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InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam, Koh Samui wins four World Travel Awards

6 June 2017 - ITCM
Named Asia’s Leading Beach Resort and Thailand’s Leading Beach Resort for the Fifth Time InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam has won four awards at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australia, including Asia’s Leading Beach Resort and Thailand’s Leading Beach Resort for the fifth year in a row. The Gala Ceremony took place at the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai last night, Sunday 4 June 2017. A celebration of the best of the best in the global travel and tourism industry, the event was attended by hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry.
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Africa’s leading national park 2017

6 June 2017 - Your African Safari
The World Travel Awards are coming up again and now is the time to cast your vote for what you believe is Africa’s leading national park. Masai Mara, Kenya, has won this prestigious title consecutively since 2013.
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Best Tour Operator

6 June 2017 - The Fiji Times Online
RATED as the number one outdoor activity in Fiji on TripAdvisor, the Sigatoka River Safari, stamped its mark as the best tour operator in Australasia after it was announced "Australasia's leading adventure tour operator at the 24th annual World Travel Awards held in Shanghai, China recently.
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Air New Zealand Australasia’s #1 airline again

6 June 2017 - Business Scoop
Air New Zealand was named Australasias Leading Airline for the ninth year in a row at the prestigious World Travel Awards announced in Shanghai, China, early yesterday morning.
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International accolade for in-flight magazine

6 June 2017 - The Fiji Times Online
FIJI'S national carrier's vision is to be the most desired, most flown and most profitable airline in the South Pacific and for inflight magazine FijiTime to be recognised as Australasia's Leading Inflight Magazine for 2017 by the prestigious World Travel Awards was validation it was on the right path, says Shaenaz Voss
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FJ’s FijiTime Australasia’s Leading Inflight

6 June 2017 - Fiji Sun Online
Fiji Airways inflight magazine, FijiTime has been recognised as Australasia’s Leading Inflight Magazine for 2017 by the prestigious World Travel Awards at its regional awards gala ceremony which was held in Shanghai on Sunday night. It was nominated alongside Jetstar magazine, KiaOra Magazine (Air New Zealand), Paradise — the inflight magazine of Air Niugini, Qantas’ Spirit of Australia, Reva Tahiti Magazine (Air Tahiti), and Voyeur (Virgin Australia).
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Sigatoka River Safari Wins At World Travel Awards

6 June 2017 - Fiji Sun Online
Leading Fijian Tour operator, Sigatoka River Safari, is proud to announce it has won “Australasia’s Leading Adventure Tour Operator” at the 24th annual World Travel Awards™ held recently in Shanghai China.
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HG New Zealand strikes gold at World Travel Awards

6 June 2017 - Scoop Business
Two InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) New Zealand properties have struck gold at the prestigious World Travel Awards.
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Double win for AirAsia at World Travel Awards

6 June 2017 - TheStar.com
PETALING JAYA: AirAsia has been voted Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for the fifth year in a row at the 2017 World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia.
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Flight Centre scoops up at World Travel Awards

5 June 2017 - Travel Weekly
The 24th annual World Travel Awards were held in China over the weekend and Aussie agency Flight Centre took two particularly special crowns.
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A befitting honour

5 June 2017 - The Hans India
In a proud moment, Oakwood Residence Kapil Hyderabad won ‘India’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2017’ at the ‘World Travel Awards’ recently.
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The Venetian Macao takes double honours at the 2017 World Travel Awards

5 June 2017 - ITCM
Integrated resort wins ‘Macao's Leading Casino Resort’ and ‘Macao's Leading Resort’at prestigious industry event The Venetian® Macao has been votedboth Macao's Leading Casino Resort 2017and Macao's Leading Resort 2017 forthe Asia region at the 24th Annual World Travel Awards(WTA) held recently in Shanghai. Both accolades reflect the integrated resort’s dedication to service excellence and highlight its success in the industry.
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Safari wins Australasian travel award

5 June 2017 - The Fiji Times
AUSTRALASIA'S leading adventure tour operator in 2017 is Sigatoka River Safari, an honour made official at last night's World Travel Awards held in Shanghai, China.
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MCEC wins at World Travel Awards

5 June 2017 - CIM News Magazine
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has been named Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre for the sixth consecutive year at the World Travel Awards in China.
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AirAsia bags a 'double' at 2017 World Travel Awards

5 June 2017 - The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd bagged a "double" at the 2017 World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia ceremony in Shanghai, China on last Sunday.
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Breaking Travel News interview: Marriott Executive Apartments, Thailand

5 June 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Marriott Executive Apartments has taken the title of Thailand’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand at the World Travel Awards for the fourth consecutive year.
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Hong Kong leads winners at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

5 June 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Hong Kong has been recognised as Asia’s Leading City Break Destination at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017.
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InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula celebrates its 5th anniversary

5 June 2017 - InterContinental
InterContine​ntal Danang Sun Peninsula Resort once again brought home the prestigious awards by World Travel Awards, fourth year running, at the gala ceremony in Shanghai on June 4th 2017.
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Belfast Shortlisted At World Travel Awards

4 June 2017 - 4NI.co.uk
Belfast has been nominated for a major tourism accolade at the World Travel Awards.
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World Travel Awards lands in Shanghai

2 June 2017 - Travel Daily News
Prior to the Gala Ceremony, WTA has arranged for registered delegates and media to explore famous Shanghai attractions such as the Yu Garden, the Old City Town, Jade Buddha Temple and Tian Zi Fang area and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant followed by a cruise along the Huang Pu River Cruise, on a complimentary sightseeing tour.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Shanghai

1 June 2017 - IOL Travel
The 24th instalment of the World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia will be taking place in Shanghai, China this year.
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World Travel Awards lands in Shanghai

31 May 2017 - World Travel News
World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in Shanghai ahead of the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017.
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World Travel Awards lands in Shanghai

31 May 2017 - Hotel Travel News
World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in Shanghai ahead of the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017.
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World Travel Awards touches down in Shanghai, China

31 May 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards has touched down in Shanghai, China, ahead of the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Could your child be Radisson Blu's mini CEO? (Child Entertainment Officer!)

25 May 2017 - World Travel News
Then Radisson Blu might just have a job for them!
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World Travel Awards puts final touches to Asia & Australasia preparations

24 May 2017 - Breaking Travel News
World Travel Awards puts final touches to Asia & Australasia preparations.
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Make like the Matthews and catch a flight to French Polynesia

23 May 2017 - World Travel News
Wondering where to holiday this summer? Why not follow in the footsteps of Kate Middleton’s sister Pippa, 33, and her new husband James Matthews - brother of Made in Chelsea star Spencer - and head to The Brando, a #luxury resort on the private French Polynesian island of Tetiaroa.
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Spectacular entertainment confirmed for World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

23 May 2017 - World Travel News
Jeresa Gao and Lin Quan – both hugely experienced hosts and presenters – have been announced as comperes of the upcoming World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony, which will take place in China’s commercial capital at the Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai on Sunday 4th June 2017.
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World Travel Awards partners with SriLankan Airlines ahead of Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

22 May 2017 - Breaking Travel News
SriLankan Airlines has been announced as the airline sponsor of World Travel Awards’ upcoming Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Meet the four most beautiful beaches in Galapagos

11 May 2017 - Makia
Ecuador has a unique treasure in The Galapagos Islands, which have well deserved the name of the Encantadas. This natural setting has unique conditions in the world for its biodiversity and its beautiful beaches.
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Geneva nominated as Europe’s leading break destination at the World Travel Awards

10 May 2017 - ITCM
Geneva has been nominated by the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA), for the 2017 European’s Leading Destination Award as well as the European’s Leading City Break Destination Award - regarded as the “Tourism Oscars” in the industry.
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Plett in line for award

9 May 2017 - Herald Live
Plettenberg Bay has once again received a nomination in the 24th annual World Travel Awards™ as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination, the eighth time Plett has been nominated for this prestigious honour.
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Peru gets 41 World Travel Awards nominations

4 May 2017 - Andina
Peru has been nominated for 41 categories in the 2017 edition of prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) South America, taking place on September 9 in Riviera Maya (Mexico), the Inca nation's Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) announced.
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Peru this week

4 May 2017 - Living in Peru
Peru nominated 41 times for World Travel Awards.
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Las Colinas Golf & Country Club seeking top crown in Spain for the third year running

28 April 2017 - ITCM
For an unprecedented third year in a row, Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has been recognised at the World Travel Awards 2017 with nominations in no less than three separate categories.
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Cork's Spike Island nominated for World Travel Award

28 April 2017 - The Irish News
The Republic's Spike Island has been nominated for Europe’s leading tourist attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2017.
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Ireland has landed a whole host of nominations for the prestigious World Travel Awards

28 April 2017 - Joe
And with a reputation for tourism like Ireland does, why wouldn’t we?
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Ireland Scoops Multiple Nominations In 2017 World Travel Awards

27 April 2017 - Hospitality Ireland
Several of Ireland's most renowned cities, sights and venues are in the running to take home trophies at this year's World Travel Awards.
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Spike Island nominated for ‘Oscars’ of travel industry

27 April 2017 - Irish Times
Former prison goes up against Buckingham Palace and The Eiffel Tower in World Travel Awards.
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Pegasus launches five new destinations in Russia and the UAE

27 April 2017 - World Travel News
Pegasus Airlines is launching new B737-800 services from London Stansted to four destinations in Russia plus Abu Dhabi, via its Sabiha Gokcen hub on the Asia side of Istanbul.
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Spike Island nominated for world tourism Oscar

27 April 2017 - Irish Examiner
Spike Island, Ireland’s equivalent of Alcatraz, has been nominated as one of Europe’s leading tourist attractions in the prestigious World Travel Awards.
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Mary Rose Museum nominated for multiple awards

25 April 2017 - Teamlocals.co.uk
The Mary Rose Museum, one of the UK’s foremost historical destinations dedicated to one of the greatest discoveries in recent history, has been nominated for multiple awards in recognition of its place as one of the leading museums in the UK.
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World Travel Awards is holding the Indian Ocean Ceremony by Sun Aqu Vilu Reef

25 April 2017 - Eat Vacation
The astonishing Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, in Maldives, will host the prestigious Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017, as revealed by World Travel Awards (WTA).
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Spotlight on Dubai

24 April 2017 - World Travel News
The kingdom of bling is back in the headlines once again.
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The magic of the Maldives

20 April 2017 - World Travel News
The Indian Ocean paradise has enticed everyone who is anyone.
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Shop like a sheikh

19 April 2017 - Discover Dubai
New malls to open in Dubai by 2020.
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It’s true: Spandeau Ballet star Martin Kemp makes movie magic with schoolgirl after seeing her homemade holiday video

11 April 2017 - World Travel News
Schoolgirl and budding movie-maker Beth Ward is making her cinema debut – after ex Eastenders actor Martin #Kemp transformed her family #holiday video into a professional short film.
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Breaking Travel News interview: Olga Rodellar, company director, Habitat Apartments

3 April 2017 - Breaking Travel News
Home to tourist apartments across some of Europe’s, Habitat Apartments last year took the title of Spain’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand for the third consecutive time at the World Travel Awards.
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Ecuador has 36 nominations at the World Travel Awards 2017

29 March 2017 - Travel Mole
The Oscar of the tourism industry has announced its nominees for the World Travel Award 2017. This year, Ecuador is competing in several categories with a total of 36 nominations.
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Russia visa free

24 March 2017 - World Travel News
Visa-free visits of up to 72 hours for passengers arriving in St Petersburg by plane, could soon be possible.
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Best beaches in the world announced by TripAdvisor

21 March 2017 - World Travel News
Pack the sunnies and get going
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It’s all about the Mexican Riviera Maya

17 March 2017 - World Travel News
Mexico’s Riviera Maya is one of the hottest travel destinations for 2017.
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Chile postulates as Best Destination of Tourism Adventure of Latin America

16 March 2017 - Turismo Chile
For the third consecutive year, Chile is nominated for the World Travel Awards in the category of Best Destination for Adventure Tourism in Latin America, an annual event in which thousands of experts and people from around the world vote for the best travel destinations.
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Forte Village, Europe's leading Resort

16 March 2017 - Discover Sardinia
Today, we’re throwing it back to the 2016 World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony and the amazing Forte Village Resort, who picked up six awards:
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Prince Harry’s visit a plus for Jamaica

9 March 2017 - Jamaica Observer
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett on Tuesday noted that the private visit by Prince Harry and American Actress Megan Markel to Jamaica for the wedding of his close friend Tom Inskip reinforces the country’s premier status as a world-leading wedding destination.
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World Travel Awards win drives UK guests to visit Geneva

2 March 2017 - Breaking Travel News
The number of UK tourists visiting Geneva last year rose 2.9 per cent, in comparison to the same period in 2015, official figures showed.
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ART Rotana wins big with globally recognized luxury awards

26 February 2017 - Albawaba Business
Art inspired hotel hailed as ‘Bahrain’s Leading Hotel’ by the World Travel Awards.
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Habtoor Grand Resort wins top honors at 2016 World Travel Awards

21 February 2017 - Benzinga
Dubai resort named 'World's Leading MICE Resort' at prestigious global travel and tourism event.
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Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai to host WTA Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

18 February 2017 - eGlobal
World Travel Awards has revealed the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 will be hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.
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SriLankan Airlines named Best Airline in South Asia

16 February 2017 - ColomboPage
Sri Lanka's National Carrier, SriLankan Airlines, adds yet another accolade.
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Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai unveiled as host for Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

15 February 2017 - Hospitalitynet
World Travel Awards has revealed the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 will be hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.
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Oman Air wins ‘Best Arab Air Carrier Supporting Arab Tourism’ award

9 February 2017 - Arab News
Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, is celebrating the latest in a string of prestigious wins.
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St Regis Dubai gets top recognition at WTA Grand Final

2 February 2017 - Trade Arabia Business News Information
The St. Regis Dubai has claimed the “World's Leading New Hotel 2016” award at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony which took place at The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi in the Maldives.
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Dubai wins prestigious awards recognising its world class events offerings

31 January 2017 - Government of Dubai
Dubai named 2016 World Festival and Event City by IFEA and World’s Leading Festival and Event Destination - by World Travel Awards, while Dubai Calendar App wins Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart Government Award.
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