In the News 2008

Fabulosity Cape Town: Fabulosity Cape Town

2 June 2009
Cape Town wins Best Destination in Africa!
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TC Weekly News: Grace Bay crowned world’s best for third year

10 December 2008
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: Free Sun

17 November 2008
World Travel Awards for Swissôtels in Berlin and Moscow
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Bansko Accomodation Blog: Bansko Accomodation Blog

14 November 2008
Kempinski Hotels shone brightly once again on the world stage
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TravelMole: TravelMole

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

12 November 2008
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: SanePR

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

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

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

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

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

30 October 2008
Portuguese come out on top at World Travel Awards
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Travel Daily News: Travel Daily News

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

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

21 October 2008
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 Release: Free Press Releases

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

17 October 2008
At the 2008 World Travel Awards
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easier.com: easier.com

17 October 2008
World Travel Awards to take place in Slovakia
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Word Press: Word Press

12 October 2008
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: FDRC

6 October 2008
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: Recommend Weekly

1 October 2008
World Travel Awards
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Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau: Cancun Convention and Visitors Bureau

29 September 2008
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: My Backyard

23 September 2008
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: Hospitalitynet.org

23 September 2008
Green World Travel Awards Attracts Global Travel Industry Chiefs
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Providencial Business News: Providencial Business News

16 September 2008
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: PR.com

15 September 2008
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 Travel Blog: The Eclectic Rebel Blog

12 September 2008
Hey Big Spenders - Travel News
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Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Sentinel

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

12 September 2008
Orlando resorts honored at World Travel Awards
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e Travel Blackboard: Travel Blackboard

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

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

11 September 2008
World Travel Awards announced for Americas
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Kathika: Kathika

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

11 September 2008
America's travel industry leaders recognised
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Flight and Room Blog: Flight and Room Blog

11 September 2008
American Airlines named North America’s Leading Airline
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ASAP News: ASAP News

11 September 2008
North American winners of World Travel Awards announced
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Responsible Tourism Forum: Responsible Tourism Forum

11 September 2008
World Travel Awards - going Green?
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Focus on Travel News: Focus on Travel News

11 September 2008
Turkish Tourist Office Nominated for World Travel Awards 2008
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e Travel Blackboard: e Travel Blackboard

9 September 2008
North American World Travel Award nominees are in
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Hotelier News: Hotelier News

8 September 2008
World Travel Awards 2008 é entregue nos Estados Unidos
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Tourism Review: Tourism Review

3 September 2008
Wprld Travel Awards goes Green
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TravelMole: TravelMole

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

27 August 2008
World Travel Awards
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TravelMole: TravelMole

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

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

18 August 2008
First Green World Travel Awards
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Boarding.no: Boarding.no

15 August 2008
Slovakia host first European and Green World Travel Awards
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TravelMole: TravelMole

6 August 2008
Slovakia eyes UK market
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Recommend: Recommend

1 August 2008
World Travel Awards
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e Travel Blackboard: e Travel Blackboard

22 July 2008
Angkor's Spa at Le Meridien draws worldwide attention
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The Sunday Times: The Sunday Times

21 July 2008
KumbukRiver among the world’s best again
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NowPublic: NowPublic

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

20 July 2008
Another Successful Year for the Asia Luxury Travel Market
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Press Info Bureau: Press Info Bureau

28 June 2008
India bags World Travel Awards as Asia’s leading destination
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Eye of Dubai: Eye Of Dubai

28 June 2008
Anantara Golden Triangle Wins Thailands Leading Spa Resort at the World Travel Awards
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India Times: India Times

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

25 June 2008
India bags Award
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Travel News Gazette: Travel News Gazette

23 June 2008
Anantara Golden Triangle Wins ‘Thailand’s Leading Spa Resort’
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Thanidian News: Thaindia News

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

23 June 2008
Maldives the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination
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India eNews: India eNews

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

23 June 2008
Soaring to new heights of global glory
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Imagine Durban Blog: Imagine Durban Blog

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

20 June 2008
Gaborone Sun Wins Global Award
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Birmingham Mail: Birmingham Mail

18 June 2008
World travel awards in Shanghai
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Shanghai Daily: Shanghai Daily

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

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

17 June 2008
Gaborone Sun Wins Global Award
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Travel Daily News: Travel Daily News

16 June 2008
Shanghai’s most important night for travel and tourism
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Travel Blackboard: Travel Blackboard

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

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

28 May 2008
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: e Travel Blackboard

16 May 2008
World Travel Awards see South Africa in high spirits
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iafrica.com: iafrica.com

16 May 2008
Mount Nelson comes tops
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The Mercury: The Mercury Coverage

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

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

13 May 2008
ICC to host 2009 awards
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PRlog.com: PRlog.com

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

30 March 2008
World’s First Leading Green Resort Hosts First World Travel Green Awards
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Playboy Slovenia: Playboy Slovenia

1 March 2008
Popolnih Presezkov
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e Travel Blackboard: e Travel Blackboard

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

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

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

16 January 2008
Malaysia’s Genting Highlands Resort awarded WTA’s ‘World’s Leading Casino’
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Daily News Egypt: Daily News Egypt

15 January 2008
Giza Pyramids named 'world's leading attraction'
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TCI Free Press: TCI Free Press

8 January 2008
Grace Bay Beach and Beaches capture Travel OSCARS
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AME Info: AME Info

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

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

8 January 2008
Athenaeum InterContinental Athens wins top industry award
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The Herald: The Herald

8 January 2008
Top award makes it 10 in row for Shamwari
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4Hoteliers: 4Hoteliers

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

7 January 2008
Visa named world’s best credit card for 10th year
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AME Info: AME Info

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

2 January 2008
The ultimate in hotel luxury
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Business Wire: Business Wire

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