In the News 2008



Fabulosity Cape Town

2 June 2009 - Fabulosity Cape Town
Cape Town wins Best Destination in Africa!
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Grace Bay crowned world’s best for third year

10 December 2008 - TC Weekly News
Leading travel brands and companies scooped the world’s highest global honours at the World Travel Awards final in Turks & Caicos on 2 December.
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Khaleej Times

20 November 2008
Various articles from Khaleej Times
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Free Sun

17 November 2008 - Free Sun
World Travel Awards for Swissôtels in Berlin and Moscow
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Bansko Accomodation Blog

14 November 2008 - Bansko Accomodation Blog
Kempinski Hotels shone brightly once again on the world stage
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TravelMole

12 November 2008 - TravelMole
Two More Green Accolades for Dominica
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The Nature Island Blog

12 November 2008 - The Nature Island Blog
Dominica nominated under category World's Leading Green Destination by the prestige World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate the enormous achievements to be found in all sectors of the global travel industry.
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SanePR

11 November 2008 - SanePR
World Travel Awards Green and European Ceremony
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Property Wire

6 November 2008 - Property Wire
Greece voted the 'Top Place To Go in 2009' by Flight Centre
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Portokalada

6 November 2008 - Portokalada
Greece voted the 'Top Place To Go in 2009' by Flight Centre
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TravelMole

5 November 2008 - TravelMole
World Travel Awards – The Winners Announced 04 November 2008
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Select Resorts

4 November 2008 - Select Resorts
“PORTUGAL’S LEADING RESORT” Praia D’el Rey
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Euro Weekly News

30 October 2008 - Euro Weekly News
Portuguese come out on top at World Travel Awards
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Travel Daily News

21 October 2008 - Travel Daily News
The only destination in Europe to be cited for Green Awards Slovakia is Europe’s 'Green' Winner
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openPR

21 October 2008 - openPR
Slovakia wins world’s top green tourism prize
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Daily Express

21 October 2008 - Daily Express
SLOVAK RESORT TURNS UP THE HEAT
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City Times (Khaleej Times Business Supplement)

20 October 2008
Various articles in City Times
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Free Press Releases

20 October 2008 - Free Press Release
Slovakia swept the board in the first World Travel `Green’ Awards held on 15th October 2008
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Travel Daily News

17 October 2008 - Travel Daily News
At the 2008 World Travel Awards
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easier.com

17 October 2008 - easier.com
World Travel Awards to take place in Slovakia
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Word Press

12 October 2008 - Word Press
Avis Named North America’s Leading Car Hire
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Plus 7 Den

10 October 2008
Various articles from Plus 7 Den
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FDRC

6 October 2008 - FDRC
AquaCity, Slovakia to host European & Green World Travel Awards
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World Travel Awards at WTM

3 October 2008
World Travel Awards will once again be producing our highly anticipated annual 2008 Winners Supplement featured within Travel Weekly – the official publication of World Travel Market
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Recommend Weekly

1 October 2008 - Recommend Weekly
World Travel Awards
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Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau

29 September 2008 - Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau
Cancun Center wins the “World Travel Awards North & Central America” as the Best Convention Center of Mexico and Central America
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My Backyard

23 September 2008 - My Backyard
Dr. Robert Billington, President of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council is the North American Travel Personality of the Year.
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Hospitalitynet.org

23 September 2008 - Hospitalitynet.org
Green World Travel Awards Attracts Global Travel Industry Chiefs
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Providencial Business News

16 September 2008 - Providencial Business News
COURTESY BLACKSTONE VALLEY TOURISM COUNCIL BTVC FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT Robert D. Billington, left, receives the 2008 North American Travel Personality of the Year trophy from Manon Han, vice president of the World Travel Awards.
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PR.com

15 September 2008 - PR.com
Intelligent Leisure Solutions and the Discover Travel Group Win the 2008 World Travel Award as Central America`s Leading Travel Agency
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The Eclectic Rebel Blog

12 September 2008 - The Eclectic Rebel Travel Blog
Hey Big Spenders - Travel News
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Orlando Sentinel

12 September 2008 - Orlando Sentinel
Walt Disney World resorts grab "World Travel Awards"
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Orlando Attractions Magazine

12 September 2008 - Orlando Attractions Magazine
Orlando resorts honored at World Travel Awards
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Travel Blackboard

12 September 2008 - e Travel Blackboard
American Airlines Named North America's Leading Airline at 2008 World Travel Awards
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Tripso

11 September 2008 - Tripso
American Airlines, JFK get bogus travel agent awards
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Opodo

11 September 2008 - Opodo
World Travel Awards announced for Americas
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Kathika

11 September 2008 - Kathika
American Airlines Named “North America’s Leading Airline”
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Just the Flight

11 September 2008 - Just the Flight
America's travel industry leaders recognised
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Flight and Room Blog

11 September 2008 - Flight and Room Blog
American Airlines named North America’s Leading Airline
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ASAP News

11 September 2008 - ASAP News
North American winners of World Travel Awards announced
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Responsible Tourism Forum

11 September 2008 - Responsible Tourism Forum
World Travel Awards - going Green?
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Focus on Travel News

11 September 2008 - Focus on Travel News
Turkish Tourist Office Nominated for World Travel Awards 2008
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e Travel Blackboard

9 September 2008 - e Travel Blackboard
North American World Travel Award nominees are in
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Hotelier News

8 September 2008 - Hotelier News
World Travel Awards 2008 é entregue nos Estados Unidos
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Tourism Review

3 September 2008 - Tourism Review
Wprld Travel Awards goes Green
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TravelMole

1 September 2008 - TravelMole
International Tourism Partnership Releases Green Management Guide
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Recommend Newsletter

27 August 2008 - Recommend Newsletter
World Travel Awards
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TravelMole

21 August 2008 - TravelMole
First World Green Awards - Date Announced
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TravelMole

19 August 2008 - TravelMole
First World Green Awards - Date Announced
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Terracurve

18 August 2008 - Terracurve
First Green World Travel Awards
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Boarding.no

15 August 2008 - Boarding.no
Slovakia host first European and Green World Travel Awards
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TravelMole

6 August 2008 - TravelMole
Slovakia eyes UK market
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Recommend

1 August 2008 - Recommend
World Travel Awards
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e Travel Blackboard

22 July 2008 - e Travel Blackboard
Angkor's Spa at Le Meridien draws worldwide attention
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The Sunday Times

21 July 2008 - The Sunday Times
KumbukRiver among the world’s best again
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NowPublic

21 July 2008 - NowPublic
Furama Resort Danang becomes VN’s leading resort
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Royal Intel

20 July 2008 - Royal Intel
Another Successful Year for the Asia Luxury Travel Market
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Press Info Bureau

28 June 2008 - Press Info Bureau
India bags World Travel Awards as Asia’s leading destination
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Eye Of Dubai

28 June 2008 - Eye of Dubai
Anantara Golden Triangle Wins Thailands Leading Spa Resort at the World Travel Awards
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India Times

26 June 2008 - India Times
Travelog: India shines at World Travel Awards
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Hindustan Times

25 June 2008 - Hindustan Times
India bags Award
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Travel News Gazette

23 June 2008 - Travel News Gazette
Anantara Golden Triangle Wins ‘Thailand’s Leading Spa Resort’
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Thaindia News

23 June 2008 - Thanidian News
Jaipur Hotel suite voted Asia’s Leading Suite at World Travel awards
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Masha Feed

23 June 2008 - Masha Feed
Maldives the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination
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India eNews

23 June 2008 - India eNews
Jaipur Hotel suite voted Asia's Leading Suite at World Travel awards
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Travel Daily News

23 June 2008 - Travel Daily News
Soaring to new heights of global glory
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Imagine Durban Blog

23 June 2008 - Imagine Durban Blog
Congratulations to Durban’s ICC: Voted best in Africa
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AllAfrica.com

20 June 2008 - AllAfrica.com
Gaborone Sun Wins Global Award
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Birmingham Mail

18 June 2008 - Birmingham Mail
World travel awards in Shanghai
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Shanghai Daily

17 June 2008 - Shanghai Daily
Various articles from Shanghai Daily
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AsiaTravelTips.com

17 June 2008 - AsiaTravelTips.com
WORLDHOTELS showcases Five Hotels at Asia Luxury Travel Market
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Palapye.com News Blog

17 June 2008 - Palapye.com News Blog
Gaborone Sun Wins Global Award
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Travel Daily News

16 June 2008 - Travel Daily News
Shanghai’s most important night for travel and tourism
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Travel Blackboard

13 June 2008 - Travel Blackboard
The ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’ to be held at Asia Luxury Travel Mart
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Business Wire

11 June 2008 - Business Wire
South African Airways Wins Big at World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony
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CNBC : The Big Idea

28 May 2008 - CBNC : The Big Idea
CNBC have broken down our largest awards and presented them with images in their popular "The Big Idea" section.
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e Travel Blackboard

16 May 2008 - e Travel Blackboard
World Travel Awards see South Africa in high spirits
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iafrica.com

16 May 2008 - iafrica.com
Mount Nelson comes tops
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The Mercury Coverage

16 May 2008 - The Mercury
Various coverage of the 2008 World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony in The Mercury newspaper.
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travelwires.com

13 May 2008 - travelwires.com
More awards for Westin
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travelwires.com

13 May 2008 - travelwires.com
ICC to host 2009 awards
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PRlog.com

30 March 2008 - PRlog.com
AquaCity, Slovakia to host European & Green World Travel Awards
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PR.com

30 March 2008 - PR.com
World’s First Leading Green Resort Hosts First World Travel Green Awards
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Playboy Slovenia

1 March 2008 - Playboy Slovenia
Popolnih Presezkov
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e Travel Blackboard

11 February 2008 - e Travel Blackboard
World Travel Awards partner with global names marking the 15th anniversary grand tour
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TravelMole

28 January 2008 - TravelMole
World Travel Awards for Grenada's Calabash Hotel
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ANBA

18 January 2008 - ANBA
Tourism Oscar awarded to Arab destinations and hotels
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e-Travel Blackboard

16 January 2008 - e-Travel Blackboard
Malaysia’s Genting Highlands Resort awarded WTA’s ‘World’s Leading Casino’
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Daily News Egypt

15 January 2008 - Daily News Egypt
Giza Pyramids named 'world's leading attraction'
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TCI Free Press

8 January 2008 - TCI Free Press
Grace Bay Beach and Beaches capture Travel OSCARS
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AME Info

8 January 2008 - AME Info
Grosvenor House named the World's Leading Hotel Serviced Apartments
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Arabian Business

8 January 2008 - Arabian Business
Grosvenor House named the world’s leading hotel serviced apartments
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Travel Daily News

8 January 2008 - Travel Daily News
Athenaeum InterContinental Athens wins top industry award
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The Herald

8 January 2008 - The Herald
Top award makes it 10 in row for Shamwari
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4Hoteliers

7 January 2008 - 4Hoteliers
Who's Australasia's leading travel agency?
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e-Travel Blackboard

7 January 2008 - e-Travel Blackboard
Visa named world’s best credit card for 10th year
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AME Info

6 January 2008 - AME Info
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa Dubai crowned Leading Spa Resort in the world
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Business 24-7

2 January 2008 - Business 24-7
The ultimate in hotel luxury
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Business Wire

2 January 2008 - Business Wire
Visa Named ‘World’s Leading Credit Card’ for a Decade at World Travel Awards
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