In the News 2014



Vivica A. Fox Brings Hollywood Glam To The World's Leading Luxury Island Destination

22 December 2014 - Huffington Post
With winter in full effect and the desire to escape to warmer destinations grows, what better way to wrap up the year than with celebrating various sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.
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Datalex scoops two travel 'Oscars'

10 December 2014 - Independent.ie
Datalex, the Dublin-based provider of ecommerce and retail software solutions to global airlines, won two top gongs at the World Travel Awards Sunday night.
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Katara honoured again as World’s Leading Hospitality Company

10 December 2014 - Golf Time
Katara Hospitality has been recognised at the World Travel Awards 2014 as the World’s Leading Hospitality Company for the second year running.
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Etihad named world's top airline for sixth straight year

10 December 2014 - ArabianBusiness.com
Etihad Airways has been awarded the title of ‘World’s Leading Airline’ for the sixth straight year at this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA).
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Casa de Campo president accepts World Travel Awards

12 November 2014 - Dominican Today
La Romana, Dominican Republic- Casa de Campo, the 7,000-acre luxury resort in La Romana, is thrilled to announce recent recognitions as the Dominican Republic’s Leading Resort and the Dominican Republic’s Leading Spa Resort in the 2014 World Travel Awards. Celebrating its 21st anniversary this year, the World Travel Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in all sectors of the tourism industry. This year, more than 500,000 individual votes were casted by travel professionals and high-end tourism consumers.
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World Travel Awards winners celebrate at The Oberoi, New Delhi

14 October 2014 - Travel Daily News
World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, and international print and broadcast media.
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Singapore Airlines and Mandarin Oriental get top travel award

14 October 2014 - Malay mail online
NEW DELHI, Oct 13 — Singapore Airlines, the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong and China as a destination have nabbed some of the biggest awards at an event known as the Oscars of the travel world.
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Cape Town hotel retains top spot

15 September 2014 - Times LIve
This is after the Pepperclub Hotel & Spa was named as Africa's Leading City Hotel for the second time in a row by the World Travel Awards.
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Yorkshire still better than Venice

7 August 2014 - Telegraph
Yorkshire has been named best European travel destination at the World Travel Awards for the second consecutive year
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World Travel Awards winners celebrate at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso

7 August 2014 - Travel Daily News
World Travel Awards celebrates its 21st anniversary in 2014, with the Europe Gala Ceremony the second stop on the annual Grand Tour. The tour will now head to the Centro Cultural Itchimbía, Quito, Ecuador, for the South & Central America Gala Ceremony on August 9th.
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Aujourd hui: World Travel Awards: The grand finale in Morocco

8 July 2014 - Aujourd'hui
The final awards ceremony of the prestigious World Travel Awards for the next three years will be held in Morocco.
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Des villes marocaines pour les grandes finales des World Travel Awards

7 July 2014 - Medias24
La grande finale des World Travel Awards se tiendra le 29 novembre à Marrakech, plus précisément au Palais des congrès du Palmeraie Resort. Et ce n’est pas tout. En 2015, c’est la ville de Fès qui abritera le prestigieux événement touristique. Puis une année plus tard, soit en 2016, c’est au tour de la métropole casablancaise d’accueillir la manifestation.
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Maroc - Le World Travel Awards dévoile les villes hôtes pour la grande finale 2014 2015 et 2016

7 July 2014 - Yabiladi
Le Maroc encore une fois récompensé pour son hospitalité légendaire! La grande finale 2014 du « World Travel Awards » (WTA), qui distingue les meilleurs hôtels et maisons d’hôtes à travers le monde, sera organisée le 29 novembre prochain dans l’enceinte du Palais des Congrès de Marrakech. Une ville distinguée pour son authenticité et son dynamisme actuel.
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Nigeria Set To Host World Travel Awards

12 June 2014 - Daily Times NG
Chief Edem Duke, the Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation, on Tuesday, said all is set for the hosting of the 2014 World Travel Awards in Nigeria.
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Rotana repeats history with 12 awards at World Travel Awards 2014

12 May 2014 - AME Info
Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, has won 12 awards at this year’s 21st Annual World Travel Awards. The premier global awards event that promotes excellence in the travel and tourism industry saw Rotana winning the same number of awards in 2013.
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Etihad Airways wins Middle East’s leading airline award

12 May 2014 - Albawaba
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has been named the Middle East’s Leading Airline for the eighth consecutive year at the World Travel Awards Middle East.
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UAE dominates majority of World Travel Awards

12 May 2014 - Khaleej Times
The UAE again ranked top amongst Middle Eastern countries by winning a majority of “The Oscars of the Travel Industry” in Dubai late on Sunday.
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Morocco to Host the 2014, 15 and 16 World Travel Awards Grand Final

12 May 2014 - Morocco World News
The announcement was made at a press conference held on the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market, jointly hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) President Graham Cooke, Moroccan Minister of Tourism, Lahcen Haddad, and Chairman of Innovate Marketing Solutions, Mohammed Arkobi.
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Oman Air Wins Double At World Travel Awards

12 May 2014 - Times of Oman
Oman Air has won two categories of the World Travel Awards picking up 'Middle East's Leading Airline – Business Class' and 'Middle East's Leading Airline – Economy Class', beating some of the region's largest and best-known carriers in each category.
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Katara Hospitality gets yet another top award

12 May 2014 - Gulf Times
Hotel developer, owner and operator Katara Hospitality has been recognised the Middle East’s leading hospitality development company by the World Travel Awards.
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