In the News 2007



The New Nation

30 December 2007 - The New Nation
Etihad scores rare success
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ETBMICE.com

27 December 2007 - ETBMICE.com
WTA 2007 Gala Ceremony names Emirates Palace the World’s Leading Conference Hotel
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Dubai City Guide

23 December 2007 - Dubai City Guide
Emirates Palace voted as the best host for conferences
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The Vancouver Sun

22 December 2007 - The Vancouver Sun
Rocky Mountaineer reaches awards peak
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e-Travel Blackboard Asia

21 December 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard Asia
Amadeus wins three major awards at the 2007 WTA in recognition of its leading role in the travel and tourism industry
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Luxury Travel Magazine

20 December 2007 - Luxury Travel Magazine
World Travel Awards highlights top hotels
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e-Travel Blackboard

19 December 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
The World Travel Awards 2007 celebrated in the Caribbean
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Reuters

18 December 2007 - Reuters
oneworld Voted Leading Airline Alliance for Fifth Year Running
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Today's Golfer

18 December 2007 - Today's Golfer
Top award for leading Wales golf venue
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TravelVideo TV

18 December 2007 - Travel Video TV
Rocky Mountaineer Vacations Scores A Hat Trick With Top Honour At The World Travel Awards
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e-Travel Blackboard

17 December 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
London named Destination of the Year at the World Travel Awards
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The Barbados Advocate

17 December 2007 - The Barbados Advocate
TotallyBarbados.com receives World Travel Award
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Orlando Sentinel

17 December 2007 - Orlando Sentinel
2007 World Travel Awards winners
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The Jamaica Observer

16 December 2007 - The Jamaica Observer
Sandals continues Dominance of World Travel Awards
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AME Info

16 December 2007 - AME Info
Jumeirah triumphs again at World Travel Awards
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TravelConnect

14 December 2007 - TravelConnect
St. Lucia Voted World’s Best Honeymoon Spot
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Easier Travel

14 December 2007 - Easier Travel
World Travel Awards honour Ukinbound members
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Asia Media Journal

14 December 2007 - Asia Media Journal
BBC World Voted Top Channel For Travellers
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Jamaica Gleaner

13 December 2007 - Jamaica Gleaner
Jamaica takes lead in tourism awards
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Arabian Business

13 December 2007 - Arabian Business
Double honours at World Travel Awards
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Travel World News

26 November 2007 - Travel World News
WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS DEBUT IN INDIA AN UNPRECEDENTED TRIUMPH
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e-Travel Blackboard

26 November 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
STA Travel voted Australasia’s Leading Travel Agency
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e-Travel Blackboard

23 November 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
Starwood Hotels & Resorts wins the hearts of travelers in the 2007 world travel awards
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e-Travel Blackboard

22 November 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
Asia’s leading business hotel for second year Pan Pacific Singapore
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Gulf Times

22 November 2007 - Gulf Times
Travel agency eyes top award
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Jamaica Gleaner

16 November 2007 - Jamaica Gleaner
Chukka gets regional tour prize
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ABTA Magazine The Daily

14 November 2007 - ABTA Magazine The Daily
Big step for awards
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Thanh Nien Daily

13 November 2007 - Thanh Nien Daily
Sheraton Vietnam's best business hotel, says world travel awards
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Today's Golfer article

8 November 2007 - Today's Golfer
Old Course Hotel on top...again
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The Economic Times article

7 November 2007 - The Economic Times
India bags World Travel Award
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MediaNZ Online coverage

7 November 2007 - MediaNZ Online
Takaro Wins at World Travel Awards '07
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e-Travel Blackboard web coverage

6 November 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
Ascott Auckland Metropolis voted leading hotel in Australasia and New Zealand by travel professionals worldwide
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TheDaily.com.au article

6 November 2007 - TheDaily.com.au
It's very noice, Kimmy
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The Times of India

5 November 2007 - The Times of India
Leela, Oberoi win WTA accolades
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Bangalore Mirror

4 November 2007 - Bangalore Mirror
Arclight on India, WTA makes debut
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Deccan Herald

4 November 2007 - Deccan Herald
Leela Palace bags 3 world travel awards
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The Hindu article

4 November 2007 - The Hindu
World Travel Awards: time for celebrations
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Scoop web coverage

3 November 2007 - Scoop
Air New Zealand Scoops World Travel Award
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Plus 1 Den article

3 November 2007 - Plus 1 Den
Exoticke Dovolenkove Skvosty
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Travel World News article

24 October 2007 - Travel World News
World Travel Awards for the Americas a Great Success in New York; Jumeirah Essex House Hosts and Wins
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India Tourism & Trade Information web article

24 October 2007 - India Tourism & Trade Information
World Travel Awards in Bangalore
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The Irish Post article

17 October 2007 - The Irish Post
Awards for ferries
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The Irish World article

17 October 2007 - The Irish World
Travel industry award for Irish Ferries
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TTG live web article

17 October 2007 - TTG live
Lufthansa wins business airline accolade
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Turkish Daily News

16 October 2007 - Turkish Daily News
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul voted Turkey’s leading business hotel
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a2mediagroup.com article

16 October 2007 - a2mediagroup.com
Praia D’El Rey Golf & Beach Resort Wins Portugal’s Leading Resort At The 2007 World Travel Awards
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ehotelier web article

16 October 2007 - ehotelier
The Rocco Forte Collection has been voted Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel Brand at the prestigious World Travel Awards for the third year running, beating the Ritz-Carlton, Four Seasons, Conrad and Baglioni Hotels
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Travel Daily UK article

16 October 2007 - Travel Daily UK
2nd year running for Aldemar
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MICEonline.it article

16 October 2007 - MICEonline.it
Swiss migliore compagnia europea
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Pozri! article

16 October 2007 - Pozri!
AquaCity je najlepším ekologickým strediskom na svete
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Luton Today article

15 October 2007 - Luton Today
Green pools take top prize at travel awards
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Globes online article

15 October 2007 - Globes online
World Travel Awards: Dead Sea Meridian Israel’s best resort
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Sandefjords Blad article

15 October 2007 - Sandefjords Blad
Norges beste hotell er kåret
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The Irish World web article

15 October 2007 - The Irish World
Ireland's top spa
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TravelConnect web article

15 October 2007 - TravelConnect
AquaCity Resort Wins Top Green Tourism Accolade
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Irish Independent article

15 October 2007 - Irish Independent
A real Corker Spa can relax after hat-trick of awards
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Haberler.com web article

13 October 2007 - Haberler.com
Mövenpick En Ýyi Ýþ Oteli Seçildi
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Plus 1 Den article

13 October 2007 - Plus 1 Den
Oscarom zarucena kvalita
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The Jerusalem Post article

13 October 2007 - The Jersualem Post
Israeli hotels honored with World Travel Awards
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Cheapflights.co.uk web article

12 October 2007 - Cheapflights.co.uk
East Midlands world's most eco-friendly airport
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Travel News article

12 October 2007 - Travel News
Berg-Hansen Europamestere
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Kvalls Posten Expressen article

12 October 2007 - Kvalls Posten Expressen
Här är mästarna i turism
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Take Off web article

12 October 2007 - Take Off
Take Off - Daily <p> Dansk hotel igen igen
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Turisver web article

12 October 2007 - Turisver
Pestana Palace distinguido com dois World Travel Awards 2007
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Travel Daily News web article

12 October 2007 - Travel Daily News
The prestigious World Travel Awards was presented to the Movenpick Hotel Istanbul
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Plus 1 Den article

11 October 2007 - Plus 1 Den
Svetove prvenstvo pre AquaCity
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Airflights.co.uk web article

11 October 2007 - Airflights.co.uk
Tenerife resort among award winners
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Turisver web article

11 October 2007 - Turisver
Sheraton Algarve Pine Cliffs Resort eleito “Melhor Resort de Golfe de Portugal”
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Publituris web article

11 October 2007 - Publituris
Sete galardões dos World Travel Awards vieram para Portugal
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Allgemeine Hotel- und Gastronomie-Zeitung article

11 October 2007 - Allgemeine Hotel- und Gastronomie-Zeitung
Auszeichnung für InterContinental Berchtesgaden
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TouristikerNet web article

11 October 2007 - ToustikerNet
Miami sahnt bei 17. World Travel Awards achtfach ab
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Basler Zeitung web article

11 October 2007 - Basler Zeitung
Swiss erneut zu «Europas führender Airline» gewählt
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20minuten web article

11 October 2007 - 20minuten
Swiss ist die Top-Airline Europas
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Skycontrol.net web article

11 October 2007 - Skycontrol.net
SWISS again named Europe’s Leading Airline
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Derby Evening Telegraph article

11 October 2007 - Derby Evening Telegraph
AIRPORT LIFTS TITLE OF WORLD LEADER FOR GREEN POLICIES
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ebookers News web article

11 October 2007 - ebookers News
Prestigious tourism award for top hotel
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The Journal Live web article

11 October 2007 - The Journal Live
Hotel checks in with top travel award
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The Portugal Resident web article

11 October 2007 - The Portugal Resident
Algarve wins at World Travel Awards
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Boarding.no web article

11 October 2007 - Boarding.no
Two prestigious prizes to Hotel Majestic Barcelona
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e-Travel Blackboard web article

11 October 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
Hotel Majestic voted Spain's Leading Hotel and Spain's Leading Suite
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Sunderland Echo article

10 October 2007 - Sunderland Echo
Prestigious tourism award for top hotel
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Plus 1 Den article

10 October 2007 - Plus 1 Den
Najekologickejšie stredisko <p> Cestovatel'ského Oscara získal Poprad
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lifePR web article

10 October 2007 - lifePR
Deutschlands bestes Spa-Resort liegt in Berchtesgaden
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The Northern Echo article

10 October 2007 - The Northern Echo
Hotel's accolade in front of 250m
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e-Travel Blackboard web article

5 October 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
Jumeirah Essex House Voted North America's Leading Hotel
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Helm Magazine article

1 October 2007 - Helm Magazine
World Travel Awards make their name in the Middle East
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Trade Arabia web article

26 September 2007 - Trade Arabia
Jumeirah Essex House wins WTA awards
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Cheapflights web coverage

21 September 2007 - Cheapflights
Delta Air Lines tops airline awards
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e-Travel Blackboard web article

21 September 2007 - e-Travel Blackboard
WTA announces regional Americas winners
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TravelVideo.TV web article

20 September 2007 - TravelVideo.TV
Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa British Columbia's Leading Boutique Hotel
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CNNMoney web article

19 September 2007 - CNNMoney
Thanks to Customer Recognition, Delta Takes a Bow for Top Programs, Products and Services
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PR Newswire web coverage

19 September 2007 - PR Newswire
Mexicana Airlines Takes Home Three World Travel Awards
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Plus 1 Den article

19 September 2007 - Plus 1 Den
Copacabana Je Najlepsia
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OK! Magazine article

19 September 2007 - OK! Magazine
Lauren Holly Talks Motherhood, Travel
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Arabian Business web article

18 September 2007 - Arabian Business
Jumeirah wins at World Travel Awards
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Places around Florida web article

18 September 2007 - Places around Florida
Hotel Victor Earns Top Honors at the 14th Annual World Travel Awards
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Evening Chronicle article

17 September 2007 - Evening Chronicle
Calder's on Tyne travels
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HSMAI econnect web article

17 September 2007 - HSMAI econnect
The Americas Awards Ceremony
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Sunday Observer article

16 September 2007 - Sunday Observer
Sri Lanka vie for first Green Awards - a boost to tourist industry
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The Northern Echo article

14 September 2007 - The Northern Echo
North-East chosen for first travel awards
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The Sunday Times Online, Sri Lanka, web article

9 September 2007 - The Sunday Times Online
KumbukRiver nominated for World Travel Awards
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Lanka Business Online article

8 September 2007 - Lanka Business Online
Elephant Lodge:
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Jamaica Gleaner Online article

7 September 2007 - Jamaica Gleanes Online
Dolphin Cove lands coveted spot
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NewswireToday web article

6 September 2007 - NewswireToday
Intelligent Leisure Solutions and Discover Travel Group Nominated for the World Travel Awards 2007
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Visit Reykjavik web article

5 September 2007 - Visit Reykjavic
World Travel Awards nomination
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Arabian Business web article

2 September 2007 - Arabian Business
India announced WTA host
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Travel World News article

20 August 2007 - Travel World News
WTA Ceremony in New York September 17; Winners Announced for Middle East and Africa
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Plus 1 Den article

18 August 2007 - Plus 1 Den
Poprad bojuje o cestovatel'ske Oscary
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Hotel Executive web article

9 August 2007 - Hotel Executive
World Travel Awards Returns to the Big Apple
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E-Travel Blackboard web article

9 August 2007 - E-Travel Blackboard
World Travel Awards introduces new 'Green' Awards
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Die Welt

2 August 2007 - Die Welt
Wirtschaft Kompakt
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8 Times the Best

29 July 2007
Europcar feature a 3 page article on their 2006 World Travel Awards success in their Drive magazine.
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Arabian Business web article

23 July 2007 - Arabian Business
WTA defends awards ceremony
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Gulf Times web article

11 July 2007 - Gulf Times
Travel agency eyes global award
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AME Info web article

9 July 2007 - AME Info
Alshamel Group of Companies receives double nomination at World Travel Awards
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The Preferred Guest web article

6 July 2007 - The Preferred Guest
Aldemar celebrates 10 years of Thalasso in Greece
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ThaisNews web article

2 July 2007 - Thais News
MiniVDO: World Travel Award 2007 nominees for Asia include several for local places in the Andaman region.
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Concierge article

1 July 2007
Stars in the city
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AviaMost article

1 July 2007
Coverage on the Middle East & Africa Awards Ceremony, featured in AviaMost, the only consistent and widely read comprehensive Russian language magazine published from the United Arab Emirates in collaboration with many government departments.
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Helm Magazine article

1 July 2007 - Abu Dhabi
This year for the very first time, African countries have entered the Top 10 list of the world's fastest growing travel and tourism sector.
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TTN article

1 July 2007 - Middle East
World Travel Awards make their name in the Middle East
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AlooTechie web article

27 June 2007 - AlooTechie
MakeMyTrip, Yatra.com nominated for World Travel Awards 2007
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Scoop web coverage

26 June 2007 - Scoop
Four World Travel Award Nominations For Langham
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DailyMirror - Financial Times web article

20 June 2007 - DailyMirror - Financial Times
World Travel Awards nominate Lanka among Asia’s leading destinations
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TravelTalk article

7 June 2007
And the winner is...
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Ahlan! article

7 June 2007
Ahlan! coverage of the 2007 Middle East & Africa Ceremony at the Emirates Palace
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Khaleej Times article

4 June 2007
Worldwide recognition to ADTA welcomed
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Travel News Now web article

4 June 2007 - Travel News Now
AFRICA’S WORLD TRAVEL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
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Eye of Dubai web article

4 June 2007 - Eye of Dubai
Emirates Palace sweeps the floor at 14th World Travel Awards Middle East and Africa
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Eye of Dubai web article

4 June 2007 - Eye of Dubai
Etihad Scoops Top Accolade At World Travel Awards
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AME Info web article

4 June 2007 - AME Info
Leading Middle East Hyatt hotels shine at World Travel Awards 2007
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AME Info web article

4 June 2007 - AME Info
Jumeirah sweeps the board at the World Travel Awards
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Al Bawaba web article

4 June 2007 - Al Bawaba
Leading Middle East Hyatt hotels shine at World Travel wards 2007
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Eye of Dubai web article

3 June 2007 - Eye of Dubai
South African Airways Scoops Top International Awards
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AME Info web article

3 June 2007 - AME Info
UAE cleans up in travel awards
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Al Bawaba web article

3 June 2007 - Al Bawaba
Jumeirah sweeps the board at the World Travel Awards
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Gulf News article

3 June 2007
Gulf News coverage of the 2007 Middle East & Africa Ceremony.
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WAM web article

2 June 2007 - WAM
Emirates Palace wins 9 awards
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WAM web article

2 June 2007 - WAM
WTA award is a crown of Abu Dhabi's efforts to develop
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AME Info web article

2 June 2007 - AME Info
Emirates Palace sweeps the floor at 14th World Travel Awards Middle East and Africa
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AME Info web article

2 June 2007 - AME Info
Mubarak Al Muhairy: WTA awards came to crown the efforts of developing tourism in Abu Dhabi
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AME Info web article

2 June 2007 - AME Info
Nakheel voted the 'Middle East’s Leading Tourism Property Developer'
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AME Info web article

2 June 2007 - AME Info
Rotana Hotels voted the Middle East's Leading Hotel Brand at the World Travel Awards
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AME Info web article

2 June 2007 - AME Info
DNATA wins Middle East's Leading Travel Management Company honour at World Travel Awards
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Al Bawaba web article

2 June 2007 - Al Bawaba
Emirates Palace sweeps the floor at 14th World Travel Awards Middle East and Africa
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Khaleej Times article

1 June 2007
Top World Travel honours for UAE
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PLUS JEDEN DEN article

1 June 2007
Sejkovia Vyhrali Vsetko
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The Mercury article

1 June 2007
KZN game lodge honoured
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Khaleej Times full page article

1 June 2007 - Khaleej Times
A full page article on the 2007 Middle East & Africa Ceremony at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. The article features the entire Middle East Winner's List.
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Khaleej Times front page article

1 June 2007 - Khaleej Times
Khaleej Times coverage of the 2007 Middle East & Africa Ceremony at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. A front page article featuring our headline act Haifa Wehbe.
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Travel Daily UK article

31 May 2007
Award for Thanda
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AME Info web article

31 May 2007 - AME Info
Emirates Holidays hailed at World Travel Awards
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AME Info web article

31 May 2007 - AME Info
Etihad scoops top accolade at World Travel Awards
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AME Info web article

31 May 2007 - AME Info
South African Airways scoops top international awards
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AME Info web article

31 May 2007 - AME Info
Abu Dhabi wins ‘Best Promotion Agency’ and ‘Best New Middle East Destination’ awards
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Al Bawaba web article

31 May 2007 - Al Bawaba
Emirates Holidays hailed at World Travel Awards
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Al Bawaba web article

31 May 2007 - Al Bawaba
Etihad scoops top accolade at World Travel Awards
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Al Bawaba web article

31 May 2007 - Al Bawaba
South African Airways scoops top international awards
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Khaleej Times front page article

31 May 2007
Khaleej Times coverage of the 2007 Middle East & Africa Ceremony at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. A front page article featuring Awadh S. Alkethi, Director of the Dubai Convention Bureau of the Government of Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing.
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Khaleej Times article

30 May 2007
WTA to make debut in Abu Dhabi tonight
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Spotted: Sandals advert at Heathrow

22 April 2007
Here is a photo taken at Heathrow airport which clearly shows how eager our winners are to show off their World Travel Award. The advert, on both sides of a lorry, is almost 7 meters wide and will be seen by thousands of passengers each day and prominently features the official World Travel Awards Winners Shield.
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Jamaica receives fourth World Travel Awards nomination

7 March 2007 - radiojamaica.com
Jamaica has received its fourth World Travel Awards nomination after record breaking tourist arrivals in 2006.
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Al Faisaliah Hotel, a Rosewood Hotel nominated for five World Travel Awards

21 February 2007 - AME Info
A destination that gracefully melds tradition with sophisticated style, Al Faisaliah Hotel, a Rosewood Hotel has earned the enviable reputation as Saudi Arabia's leading luxury hotel since its opening in 2000.
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San Juan Water & Beach Club wins recognition

15 January 2007 - Hotel & Motel Management
San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jan. 11, 2007 - Acclaimed boutique hotel, San Juan Water & Beach Club in Puerto Rico, was recently named Puerto Rico's leading boutique hotel in the 13th World Travel Awards voted by travel agents worldwide. The awards have recently been hailed as the travel industry's equivalent to the Oscars by the Wall Street Journal, and "as the most comprehensive and prestigious awards program in the global travel industry" by a number of media reports.
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Rocky Mountain High

10 January 2007 - Kamloops This Week
By MARK MACDONALD Rocky Mountaineer Vacations (RMV) is riding the rails of success. In 2006 — for the second year in a row — RMV, with a stop in Kamloops, won the World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train award at the World Travel Awards, the travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscars.
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Award Winning Harbour Village Beach Club in the Dutch Caribbean Continues to be a Traveler's Best Kept Secret

9 January 2007 - EMedia Wire
Vacationers who discover Bonaire's Leading Hotel, The Harbour Village Beach Club, know they will returning to experience the luxury and beauty of this award winning resort. Miami, FL (PRWeb) January 9, 2007 -- The Harbour Village Beach Club was recently named "Bonaire's Leading Hotel" for the second year straight at the World Travel Awards. Travel professionals from around the globe cast their votes selecting winners in a multitude of categories.
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