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World Nominees 2007

World nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the World nominees of the 14th annual World Travel Awards as*:

* Winners are listed first. All other nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

World's Leading Airline - Business Class 2007Qatar Airways
Aerolineas Argentinas
Air Jamaica
Air New Zealand
Air Seychelles
American Airlines
British Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways
Delta Air Lines
Emirates
Etihad Airways
Lufthansa
Malaysia Airlines
World's Leading Airline - Economy Class 2007American Airlines
British Airways
Cathay Pacific Airways
Lufthansa
Virgin Atlantic Airways
World's Leading Airline - First Class 2007Cathay Pacific Airways
American Airlines
British Airways
Emirates
Etihad Airways
Singapore Airlines
South African Airways
World's Leading Airline 2007British Airways
Air Jamaica
Air Mauritius
American Airlines
Cathay Pacific Airways
Emirates
Etihad Airways
LAN Airlines
Qantas Airways
Singapore Airlines
South African Airways
Swiss International Air Lines
VARIG Brazilian Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways
World's Leading Airline Alliance 2007Oneworld
SkyTeam
Star Alliance
World's Leading Airline Inflight Meal Service 2007Qatar Airways
Air France
British Airways
Emirates
Gulf Air
Japan Airlines
KLM
Qantas Airways
Singapore Airlines
World's Leading Airport 2007Changi Airport, Singapore
Dubai International Airport
Heathrow Airport, London, England
Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa
La Romana International Airport, Dominican Republic
New York JFK Airport, USA
Sao Paulo Airport, Brazil
Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius
Zurich Airport, Switzerland
World's Leading Airport Lounge 2007Virgin Atlantic Airways
American Airlines
British Airways
Delta Air Lines
Emirates
Gulf Air
Singapore Airlines
World's Leading Business Class Only Airline 2007EOS Airlines
Max Jet
Silverjet
World's Leading Charter Airline 2007XL Airways
American Trans Air
L.T.U.
Monarch Airlines
World's Leading Eco-friendly Airport 2007East Midlands Airport
Berlin Tegel Airport
Indianapolis Airport
Kansai International Airport
Narita International Airport
World's Leading Flat Bed Seat 2007Etihad Airways
British Airways
Silverjet
Singapore Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways
World's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2007Air Berlin
Caribbean Star
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
JetBlue Airways
Mango
Oasis Hong Kong Airlines
World's Leading New Airline 2007Oasis Hong Kong Airlines
AirAsia X
Silverjet
Virgin America
VivaAerobus
World's Leading Private Jet Charter 2007Royal Jet Group
Air Charter Service
Air Royale
Amsair
Blue Star Jets
Centreline Air
Complete Air Charter Services
Day Aviation
International Air Charter
Luxury Air Jets
Net Jets
Premier Aviaition

Attraction

World's Leading Attraction 2007Pyramids, Egypt
British Airways London Eye, England
Petronas Towers, Malaysia
Statue of Cristo Redentor, Brazil
Statue of Liberty, New York
The CN Tower, Canada
The Eiffel Tower, France
World's Leading Theme Park/Attraction 2007Disney World, Florida
Busch Gardens, Orlando
Disneyland, California
Movie World, Australia
PortAventura, Spain
Sea World, Florida
Universal Studios, Florida

Car

World's Leading Business Car Rental Company 2007Avis
Alamo
Budget
Europcar
Hertz
National
Sixt
World's Leading Chauffeur Company 2007Brunel Carriage
Carey Limousine
Empire International
Executive First
International Limousine Service
Manhattan Limousines
Sixt
World's Leading Green Transport Solution Company 2007Silverjet
Ecolimo, California
First Choice Holidays PLC
Solarlab
Sustainable Aviation
Sustainable Transport Solutions
World's Leading Leisure Car Rental Company 2007Europcar
Alamo
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Holiday Autos
Sixt

Cruise

World's Leading Cruise Brand 2007Carnival Corporation
Celebrity Cruises
Disney Cruise Line
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Silversea Cruises
World's Leading Cruise Line 2007Royal Caribbean International
Carnival Cruise Line
Celebrity Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Cunard Line
Silversea Africa & Indian Ocean Cruises
Silversea Cruises
World's Leading Cruise Operator 2007Star Clippers
Carnival Cruise Lines
P&O Cruises
Silver Sea Cruises
World's Leading Luxury Cruise Line 2007Silversea Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Seabourn Cruise Line

Destination

World's Leading Beach 2007Grace Bay Beach (Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands)
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Costa Smeralda, Sardinia, Italy
Seven Mile Beach, Jamaica
South Beach, Miami
World's Leading Cruise Destination 2007Jamaica
Copenhagen, Denmark
Miami, Florida, USA
Stockholm
World's Leading Destination 2007London, England
Abu Dhabi
Barbados
Dubai
India
Jamaica
Maldives
New York
Orlando, USA
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sharm El Sheikh
Sydney, Australia
World's Leading Destination Marketing Campaign 2007Incredible India
Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority
Canarias Turismo, Spain
Kuala Lumpur
NYCvisit.com, New York, USA
One NorthEast, England
Saxony Anhalt Region, Germany
Tourism Queensland, Australia
Vermont Department of Tourism & Marketing, USA
World's Leading Dive Destination 2007Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Cayman Islands
Indonesia
Maldives
Santorini, Greece
World's Leading Green Destination 2007Tobago Main Ridge Rain Forest
Aspen, Colorado USA
Bouma National Heritage Park Taveuni, Fiji Island
British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest, Canada
Cousine Island, Seychelles
Eden Project, Cornwall, England
Kanha National Park, India
North Island, Seychelles
The Phantom Forest Eco-reserve, South Africa
Wilson Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
World's Leading Honeymoon Destination 2007St. Lucia
Antigua
Barbados
Jamaica
Las Vegas
Maldives
Mauritius
Thailand
The Seychelles Islands
World's Leading New Destination 2007Abu Dhabi
Cambodia
Croatia
Iceland
India
Morocco
Qatar
Serbia
Ukraine
World's Leading Ski Destination 2007St. Moritz
Aspen
Chamonix
Cortina d'Ampezzo
Gstaad
Ischgl
Meribel
Verbier
Whistler
World's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau 2007Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. (Orlando CVB)
Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing
Egyptian State Tourist Office
EMBRATUR - Brazilian Tourist Board
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
India Government Tourist Board
Jamaica Tourist Board
Maldives Tourism Promotion Board
New York - NYC & Company
Tourism Australia
Turkish Tourist Office
VisitBritain
World's Leading Tourist Information Website 2007South African Tourism www.southafrica.net
Africa Travel Resource www.africatravelresource.com
Enjoy England www.enjoyengland.com
Incredible India www.incredibleindia.org
Totally Barbados www.totallybarbados.com
World's Leading Travel Destination Television Commercial 2007One Northeast, England
Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority
Australian Tourist Commission
India - Incredible India
Ireland - Tourism Ireland
Malaysia - Tourism Malaysia
New Zealand Tourist Board
Qatar Tourism Authority
Scotland - VisitScotland
Spain - Spanish Tourist Board
World's Most Romantic Destination 2007Maldives
Bora Bora
Hawaii
Malta
Paris
St Lucia
Tahiti
Venice
Vienna

Ferry

World's Leading Ferry Operator 2007P&O Ferries
Acciona Trasmediterránea
ANEK Lines
DFDS Seaways
Interislander
Irish Ferries
Minoan Lines
Stena Line

General

World's Leading Tourism Development Project 2007Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Bahia Bay -Emaar
City Centre – MGM Mirage
Dubai Towers Doha – Sama Dubai
Dubai Towers Dubai – Sama Dubai
Dubailand -Tatweer
King Abdullah City - Emaar
The Blue City - Sultanate of Oman
The Palm Jumeirah - Nakheel
The Wave - Muscat
Yas Island - Aldar

Hotels & Resorts

World's Leading All Suite Hotel 2007The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh
Al Sondos Suites by Le Meridien, Dubai
Amandari Resort & Spa Bali
Burj Al Arab
Grace Bay Club
Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs
World's Leading All-Inclusive Company 2007Sandals Resorts International
Club Med
Couples
Karisma Hotels & Resorts
Palace Resorts
SuperClubs
World's Leading All-Inclusive Family Resort Brand 2007Beaches Resorts
Almond Beach Resorts
Breezes
Club Med
World's Leading Beach Resort 2007Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Amanpuri
Banyan Tree Seychelles
Baros Maldives
Copacabana Palace
Hayman
K Club
Las Ventanas Al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort
Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
World's Leading Boutique Hotel 2007Saxon Boutique Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Delano Hotel Miami
Hotel Quinta da Bela Vista, Portugal
Hotel Victor South Beach, Florida, USA
La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa
Le Paradise Cove & Spa, Mauritius
Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Point Grace
The Sarojin Khao Lak, Thailand
World's Leading Boutique Resort 2007Vila Joya
Bedarra Island, Queensland, Australia
Bo Phut Resort & Spa
Bora Bora Lagoon Resort
Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa
The Sarojin
Trisara Resort
World's Leading Business Hotel 2007Pan Pacific Singapore
Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Grosvenor House Dubai
Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Germany
InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand
Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai
Jumeirah Essex House, New York, USA
St. Regis Hotel Washington, D.C.
World's Leading Casino Resort 2007Genting Highland Resort, Malaysia
Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, South Africa
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
Park Hyatt Mendoza, Argentina
Star City Hotel & Casino Sydney, Australia
The Venetian Macau
World's Leading Conference Hotel 2007Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Forte Village Resort
Grand Hyatt Dubai
Grand Hyatt Shanghai, China
Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa
Sheraton Hotel & Convention Centre Ankara, Turkey
Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, Australia
Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center, Chile
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
World's Leading Design Hotel 2007Adam & Eve at Belek, Turkey
Almyra, Cyprus
Faena Hotel & Universe, Argentina
Hillside SU, Turkey
Hotel Victor South Beach, USA
La Reserve Geneve Hotel & Spa, Switzerland
Sanderson Hotel, England
The Chedi Muscat, Oman
The Park - New Delhi, India
The Setai South Beach, USA
World's Leading Diving Resort 2007The Royal Savoy Sharm El Sheikh
Amari Coral Beach Resort & Spa, Phuket
Banyan Tree Seychelles
Four Seasons Resort Lana’i
The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman
World's Leading Eco-Lodge 2007Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa, Australia
Basata Ecolodge, Egypt
Kapawi Eco-lodge & Reserve, Ecuador
Kumbuk River, Sri Lanka
Morgan's Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge, Nicaragua
NAPO Wildlife Center, Ecuador
Posada Amazonas Lodge, Peru
Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Sabah, Malaysia
World's Leading Family Luxury Resort 2007Madinat Jumeirah
Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa
Forte Village Resort
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
World's Leading Family Resort 2007Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa
Forte Village Resort, Italy
Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort, Egypt
Laguna Mar Hotel, Resort & Casino, Venezuela
Movenpick Resort & Spa Mauritius
Surfer's Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Surfer's Paradise, Australia
World's Leading Golf Resort 2007Casa de Campo
Fairplay Golf Hotel & Spa, Spain
Half Moon, Montego Bay
Hyatt Regency Coolum Resort, Australia
Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai
Le Touessrok, Mauritius
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Mission Hills Shenzhen, China
Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews
The Diplomat Country Club & Spa
The Lodge at Pebble Beach
The Palmeraie Golf Palace, Morocco
The Phoenician Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
World's Leading Green Hotel 2007Strattons, England
Bedruthan Steps Hotel, England
Fairmont Mayakoba, Mexico
Gaia Hotel & Reserve, Costa Rica
Natural Beach Hotel & Villas, Cyprus
The Old Chapel Forge, England
The Orchid Hotel, India
Villa Blanca, Costa Rica
World's Leading Green Resort 2007AquaCity Poprad, Slovakia
Angsana Resort & Spa, Maldives
Banyan Tree Maldives Vibbinfaru, Indian Ocean
Cuffie River Nature Retreat, Tobago
Curtain Bluff, Antigua, Caribbean
Damaraland Camp, Namibia
Hotelito Desconocide, Mexico
Kumarakom Lake Resort, India
Morgan's Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge, Nicaragua
Murramarang Resort, New South Wales
Ol Malo, Kenya
Trelowarren, England
Wakatobi Dive Resort, Indonesia
World's Leading Heritage Hotel 2007The Raj Palace
Balsamand Lake Palace
Lijiang Wangfu Hotel
Rambagh Palace
Taj Lake Palace
Umaid Bhawan Palace
World's Leading Hotel 2007Burj Al Arab, Dubai
Ascott Auckland Metropolis
Coco Reef Resort, Tobago
Copacabana Palace, Brazil
Emirates Palace
Hotel Le Bristol Paris, France
Jumeirah Essex House
Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa
The Oberoi Mauritius
The Observatory Hotel
The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, India
World's Leading Hotel Brand 2007Marriott Hotels
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Jumeirah
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
One&Only Resorts
Rotana Hotels
Sandals Resorts International
Southern Sun Hotel Group
World's Leading Hotel Serviced Apartment 2007The Grosvenor House Dubai
47 Park Street London
Ascott London Mayfair, England
Mayfair Marriott Executive Apartments, Bangkok
World's Leading Hotel Suite 2007Palace Suite, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Coco Chanel Suite, Hotel Ritz Paris, France
Imperial Suite, Hotel Ritz Paris, France
Kohinoor Suite, The Oberoi Udaivilas, India
Luxor Suite, InterContinental Citystars Cairo, Egypt
Penthouse Suite, Hotel Bellagio, Las Vegas, USA
Princely Suite, Le Prince Maurice, Mauritius
Royal Suite, Burj Al Arab, Dubai
The Faena Suite at Faena Hotel & Universe, Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Ritz-Carlton Suite at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
The Royal Estate at St Regis Resort, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
World's Leading Luxury Hotel Brand 2007Jumeirah
Amanresorts
Conrad Hotels
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Kempinski Hotels & Resorts
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
One&Only Resorts
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
The Leela Palaces Hotels and Resorts
The Luxury Collection by Starwood Hotels
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
The Rocco Forte Collection
World's Leading New Hotel 2007BurJuman Rotana Suites in Dubai
Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel
InterContinental Dubai
Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou
World's Leading New Resort 2007The Venetian Macau
Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui
The Nam Hai, Hoi An
The Verandah Resort & Spa
World's Leading Resort 2007Forte Village Resort, Italy
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Le Touessrok, Mauritius
Madinat Jumeirah
Royal Plantation Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Offshore Island
Solitaire Lodge, New Zealand
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Leela, Goa
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Florida, USA
World's Leading Ski Hotel 2007The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Badrutt’s Palace Hotel
Cristallo Palace Hotel & Spa
Hotel de Charme Les Airelles
Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz
Palace Hotel Gstaad
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
St. Regis Resort Aspen
The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch
The Spire, Queenstown, New Zealand
Thurnhers Alpenhof
World's Leading Sports Resort 2007Casa de Campo
La Manga Club, Spain
The Gleneagles Hotel
The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
World's Leading Thalasso Resort 2007Aldemar Royal Mare, Greece
Anassa
Carthage Thalasso
Four Seasons Hotel, Cyprus
Gran Hotel Elba Estepona, Spain
Grecotel Cape Sounio
Le Méridien Ra Beach Hotel & Spa
Mare Nostrum Resort
The Residence Tunis
World's Leading Villa Resort 2007Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica
Baros Residence, Baros Maldives
Fuchun Villa, Fuchun Resort
Half Moon, Montego Bay
Porto Zante Villas, Greece
Queen Cleopatra Villa, Savoy Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
World's Most Romantic Resort 2007Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa
El Dorado Seaside Suites
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa
Le Touessrok, Mauritius
Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa

Marketing

World's Leading Travel Television Commercial 2007Etihad Airways
Center Parcs
Emirates
Hapag Llyod
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Maldives
Qatar Airways
Sandals Resorts International
Singapore Airlines
Starwood Hotels
United Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways

Meetings & Conventions

World's Leading Conference & Convention Centre 2007Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin (ICC Berlin), Germany
Dubai World Trade Centre
ExCeL London, England
Las Vegas Convention Centre, Nevada
World's Leading Exhibition & Convention Centre 2007Dubai World Trade Centre
Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa
Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin (ICC Berlin), Germany
Jamaica Conference Centre, Kingston, Jamaica
Rio Convention & Exhibition Centre Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Suntec Singapore International Conference & Exhibition Centre
Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia
World's Leading Travel Exhibition 2007ITB, Berlin
FITUR, Spain
Imex
International Luxury Travel Market
PATA Mart
World Travel Market

Other

World's Leading TV Channel for Travellers 2007BBC World
Asianet
CNBC
CNN
Discovery Channel
National Geographic
Sky
Travel Channel

Rail

World's Leading Luxury Train 2007Pride of Africa - Rovos Rail
Eastern & Oriental Express
Palace on Wheels
Royal Canadian Pacific
The Blue Train
Venice-Simplon Orient Express
World's Leading Passenger Rail Operator 2007Eurostar
Amtrak
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
VIA Rail
World's Leading Travel Experience by Train 2007Rocky Mountaineer
Istanbul-Bucharest-Budapest-Venice, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Ltd, UK
New Delhi – Agra, Palace On Wheels Inc, India
Pretoria - Victoria Falls, Blue Train, South Africa
Pretoria to Durban via Swaziland, Rovos Rail, South Africa
Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu, Peru Rail, Orient Express, Peru
Scottish Highlands - Grand North Western, The Royal Scotsman
Sydney - Adelaide – Perth, Great Southern Railway Ltd, Australia

Safari

World's Leading Conservation Company 2007Shamwari Game Reserve
Conservation Corporation of Africa
Costa Rica Expeditions
ITC Welcomgroup Hotels
World's Leading Private Game Reserve 2007Shamwari Game Reserve
Legend Lodges, Entabeni Private Game Reserve
Londolozi Private Game Reserve
Makalali Private Game Reserve
Mala Mala Game Reserve
Singita Private Game Reserve

Spa

World's Leading All Suite Hotel & Spa 2007Hotel Les Ottomans
Amandari Resort & Spa Bali
Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa
Burj Al Arab
Micasa All Suite Hotel, Malaysia
The Burnsley
Woodfin Suite Hotel & Spa Rockville
World's Leading Spa Resort 2007Aldemar Olympian Village, Greece
Forte Village Resort
Hilton Sanya Resort & Spa
Huvafen Fushi Maldives
InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Kurotel Clinica E Spa, Brazil
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai
Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos
The Biltmore Hotel, Florida, USA
The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, South Africa

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

World's Leading Green Tour Operator 2007Wilderness Scotland
Costa Rica Expeditions
Ecotour Expeditions Inc, USA
Flying Kiwi Wilderness Expeditions, New Zealand
Green Channel, Bangladesh
Greenway Nature Tours, Costa Rica
Intrepid Travel, Australia
Thomson
World's Leading Luxury Specialist Tour Operator 2007ITC Classics
Abercrombie & Kent
Elegant Resorts
Intrav
Peter Deilmann
Travcoa
World's Leading Tour Operator 2007Kuoni
Abercrombie & Kent
Diethelm Travel
Emirates Holidays
Go Go Tours
Intrav
Virgin Holidays
World's Leading Travel Agency 2007Regency Travel & Tours, Qatar
Anthony Travel
Club Travel, South Africa
Expedia.co.uk
Inner Maldives Holidays
JTB Corp
L'Alianxa
STA Travel
Trafalgar Travel
Viajes Tivoli

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