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In the News 2022

Gulf Today: Chile showcases destination diversity

14 January 2022
The South American country, Chile, hosted Tourism Week at its country pavilion at Expo 2020, showcasing a host of highlights of the country as an eclectic destination for global travellers. Chile was also named `World's Leading Adventure Travel Destination 2021' by World Travel Awards for the sixth consecutive year.
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Andina: Peru: Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary celebrates 41 years as Historic Sanctuary

10 January 2022
In December 2021, the citadel of Machu Picchu was once again recognized at the World Travel Awards (WTA) —a prestigious event hailed as the Oscars of the travel industry on a global scale— coming in first place in the World's Leading Tourist Attraction 2021 category.
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Travel Daily News: Kenya is world's leading Safari destination in 2021

9 January 2022
Kenya has continued to cement herself as a global champion in wildlife tourism after being named World’s Leading Safari Destination 2021 by World Travel Awards (WTA).
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Total Croatia News: World Travel Awards: Dubrovnik Leading European Cruise Destination in 2021

9 January 2022
In the 28th edition of the renowned World Travel Awards, the distinction of the best European cruise destination went to Dubrovnik, surpassing other cities such as Amsterdam, Oslo, Lisbon, and Athens.
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Vietnam Net: Vietnamese tourism flexibly adaptive to revive in new situation

8 January 2022
In 2021, Vietnam’s tourism continued to pocket prestigious prizes. It won the title of Asia’s Leading Destination in the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021. The WTA also honoured Vietnam as Asia’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination, and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism as Asia’s Leading Tourist Board 2021. Hoi An in Quang Nam province was named Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination, Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh as Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction, and Ninh Binh’s Cuc Phuong National Park as Asia’s Leading National Park.
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Jamaica Observer: Jamaica wins top honours at World Travel Awards

7 January 2022
Jamaica has taken home the top honors for a Caribbean destination at the World Travel Awards.
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Zawya: Ascott crowned world's leading serviced apartment brand at grand final of World Travel Awards 2021

4 January 2022
The Ascott Limited is the biggest winner at the World Travel Awards 2021 with a total of 28 accolades; the greatest number of awards won amongst serviced residence companies.
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Australian Leisure Management: UAE secures wins in 63 categories at World Travel Awards

3 January 2022
The United Arab Emirates has secured multiple awards at the 2021 World Travel Awards, with Dubai named the world's Leading Business Destination, Abu Dhabi topping the rankings for sports tourism and Yas Island securing the title of the World's Leading Theme Park Destination.
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South Florida Caribbean News: Jamaica’s receives 'World’s Leading Tourism Initiative' Award

2 January 2022
The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) has been specially recognized at the World’s Leading Tourism Initiative at the just concluded World Travel Awards in Dubai. The award is one of the highest and recognized globally.“The recognition by the leading authority that recognizes and rewards excellence in travel and tourism is heartfelt and highlights the outstanding work that this one-of-a-kind Centre for tourism resilience has been doing,” said Minister of Tourism and Co-Chair and founder of the GTRCMC, Hon Edmund Bartlett.
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Jamaica Observer: GTRCMC receives WTA recognition

1 January 2022
The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) was this month recognised at the World Travel Awards (WTA) held in Dubai as the world's leading tourism initiative for 2021.
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