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Asia Nominees 2008

Asia nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Asia nominees of the 15th annual World Travel Awards as*:

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


Asia's Leading Airline 2008Cathay Pacific Airways
Air China
Air India
China Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Japan Airlines
Korean Air
Malaysia Airlines
Royal Brunei Airlines
Singapore Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Thai Airways International
Asia's Leading Airport 2008Changi Airport, Singapore
Bangkok International Airport, Thailand
Hong Kong International Airport, China
Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia
Seoul Incheon Airport, South Korea
Tokyo Narita International Airport, Japan


Asia's Leading Car Rental Company 2008Avis
Holiday Autos


Asia's Leading Destination 2008India
Hong Kong
Sri Lanka
Asia's Leading Tourist Board 2008Incredible India
China National Tourism Administration
Japan National Toursit Organization
Ministry of Culture and Tourism Indonesia
Tourism Malaysia
Tourism Thailand
Uniquely Singapore

Hotels & Resorts

Asia's Leading Airport Hotel 2008Pan Pacific, Kuala Lumpur Airport
Amari Airport Hotel
Asia Airport Hotel Bangkok
Radisson Hotel, Delhi
Taj Ambassador
Asia's Leading Boutique Hotel 2008The Sarojin Khao Lak, Thailand
Casa Del Mar Langkawi, Malaysia
Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi
Kupu-Kupu Barong, Indonesia
One Hotel Angkor, Cambodia
Samui Peninsula Koh Samui, Thailand
The Balé
The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah, Indonesia
Uma Ubud Bali
Asia's Leading Business Hotel 2008Pan Pacific Singapore
Conrad Bangkok, Thailand
Grand Hyatt Beijing, China
Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Japan
InterContinental Hong Kong
Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong
The Imperial New Delhi, India
The Leela Palace Kempinski Bangalore
The Oriental Singapore
The Regent Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Shilla Seoul, South Korea
Trident Hilton, Gurgaon, India
Asia's Leading Casino Resort 2008Genting Highlands Resort, Malaysia
Lisboa Hotel, Macau
Sheraton Grande Walkerhill, South Korea
The Venetian Macau
Asia's Leading City Hotel 2008Swissôtel Grand Shanghai
Grand Hyatt Mumbai
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Hilton Tokyo
Hotel Mulia Senayan
Marina Mandarin
Pan Pacific Singapore
Swissôtel Nai Lert Park
The Regent Taipei, Taipei
The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur
Asia's Leading Conference Hotel 2008Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore
Akasaka Prince Hotel, Japan
Grand Hyatt Shanghai, China
Hotel Equatorial Penang, Malaysia
Hotel Lotte Busan, South Korea
InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong
Renaissance Mumbai Hotel & Convention Center, India
Taj Palace Hotel New Delhi, India
The Oriental Bangkok, Thailand
The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore
The Venetian Macau
Asia's Leading Design Hotel 2008Lebua at State Tower, Thailand
Devi Garh, India
Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Indigo Pearl, Thailand
Metropolitan Bangkok, Thailand
The Lalu Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan
Asia's Leading Family Resort 2008Genting Highlands Resort, Malaysia
Four Seasons Bangkok
Four Seasons Marunouchi Tokyo
JW Marriott Phuket
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi
Plantation Bay
Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket
The Excelsior, Hong Kong
Asia's Leading Golf Resort 2008Mission Hills Shenzhen, China
Amanusa Bali, Indonesia
Bandung Giri Gahana Golf Resort, Indonesia
Bintan Lagoon Golf & Beach Resort, Indonesia
Le Meridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort, Indonesia
Nexus Resort Karambunai, Malaysia
Phoenix Seagaia Resort, Japan
Spring City Golf & Lake Resort, China
Sutera Harbour Marina, Golf & Country Club, Malaysia
The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
Asia's Leading Green Hotel 2008The Orchid Hotel, India
Banyan Tree Bangkok, Thailand
Kudat Riviera, Borneo
La Résidence d'Angkor Hotel, Cambodia
Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Sabah, Malaysia
Asia's Leading Hotel 2008The Imperial New Delhi, India
Conrad Bangkok, Thailand
Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, Japan
Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
JW Marriott Phuket
Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong
Raffles Singapore
Shangri-la China World Hotel
Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
The Oriental Bangkok, Thailand
The Peninsula Palace Beijing, China
The Peninsula Tokyo
The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, India
Trident Hilton, Gurgaon, India
Asia's Leading Hotel Brand 2008Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Raffles Hotels & Resorts
Regent International Hotels
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces
The Peninsula Hotels
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
Asia's Leading Hotel Suite 2008Durbar Mahal Suite, The Raj Palace
Emperor Suite, The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei
Fuchun Villa, Fuchun Resort, China
Kohinoor Suite, The Oberoi Udaivilas, India
Maharaja Suite, The Leela Palace Kempinski Bangalore, India
Presidential Suite, The Excelsior, Hong Kong
Presidential Villa, Kumarakom Lake Resort
Royal Imperial Suite, The Imperial New Delhi, India
The Mandarin Suite, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong
The Oriental Suite, The Oriental Bangkok, Thailand
The Peninsula Suite, The Peninsula Hong Kong
The Presidential Suite, Conrad Bangkok, Thailand
Asia's Leading Meetings Hotel 2008Trident Hilton, Gurgaon
Conrad Centennial Singapore
Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Taipei
Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok
Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok
Sofitel Hyland Shanghai
The Ritz Carlton Millenia, Singapore
Asia's Leading New Hotel 2008The Ritz-Carlton, Sanya
Courtyard Hong Kong
Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai
Grand Hyatt Guangzhou
Grand Mercure Xidan Beijing
Hotel Nikko Tianjin
Karma Kandara, Bali
Kempinski Hotel Suzhou
Millennium Resort Patong Phuket
SALA Phuket Resort and Spa
Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza
Swissôtel Grand Shanghai
The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou
The St. Regis Singapore
The Westin Sohna-Gurgaon, Resort & Spa
Asia's Leading Resort 2008The Leela, Goa
Alila Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Ayurveda Pavilions, Sri Lanka
Banyan Tree Phuket
Conrad Bali Resort & Spa, Indonesia
Evason Ana Mandara, Vietnam
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia
Fuchun Resort, China
Genting Highlands Resort
Hilton Sanya Resort & Spa
Pangkor Laut Resort, Malaysia
Taj Lake Palace, India
The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei
The Oberoi Udaivilas, India
Asia's Leading Villa 2008Fuchun Villa, Fuchun Resort, China
Mountain View Pavilion, Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Thailand
Novus Villa Bali
Santiburi Villa, Santiburi Resort Samui, Thailand
Spa Pool Villa, Banyan Tree Bintan, Indonesia

Meetings & Conventions

Asia's Leading Conference Centre 2008Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre
Coex Convention & Exhibition, Korea
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Putra World Trade Centre, Malaysia
Tokyo International Forum, Japan
Asia's Leading Travel Exhibition 2008Asia Luxury Travel Market
China Incentive Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition
China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market
SATTE Openworld


Asia's Leading Spa Resort 2008Hilton Sanya Resort & Spa
Amandari Resort & Spa Bali, Indonesia
Amanpuri, Thailand
Ayurveda Pavilions, Sri Lanka
Banyan Tree Bintan, Indonesia
Evason Ana Mandara, Vietnam
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia
Grand Hotel Beijing, China
Le Meridien Khao Lak Beach & Spa Resort, Thailand
Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Cambodia
Taj Exotica Goa, India
The Evason Hua Hin Resort & Spa, Thailand
The Oberoi Wildflower Hall, India
The Ritz-Carlton Bali Resort & Spa, Indonesia

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Asia's Leading Travel Agency 2008JTB Corp
Akbar Travels of India
ATE Group
Circle of Asia
Diethelm Travel
Dwidaya Tour & Travel
Indian Horizons
Omni Travels & Tours
Passion Asia
Sunflower Travel Services Ltd
Yatra Travel


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