South America Nominees 2008

South America nominees

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

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

Air

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South America's Leading Airline 2008TAM Airlines
Aerolineas Argentinas
Avianca
Lan Airlines
South America's Leading Airport 2008Buenos Aires International Airport, Argentina
Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport, Peru
Santiago International Airport, Chile

Car

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South America's Leading Car Rental Company 2008Europcar
Avis
Budget
Dollar
Hertz
Holiday Autos
Localiza

Cruise

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South America's Leading Cruise Line 2008Costa Cruises
Carnival Cruise Line
Celebrity Cruises
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
South America's Leading Cruise Port 2008Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pier Mauá International Cruise Terminal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Port of Valparaíso, Chile

Destination

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South America's Leading Beach 2008Ipanema Beach, Brazil
Bartolome, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mar del Plata, Argentina
Playa el Agua, Isla de Margarita, Venezuela
San Andreas Island, Colombia
Vina del Mar, Acapulco Beach, Chile
South America's Leading Destination 2008Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Easter Island, Chile
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Lima, Peru
Machu Picchu, Peru
Margarita Island, Venezuela
Punta del Este, Uruguay
Santiago, Chile
Sao Paulo, Brazil
South America's Leading Tourist Board 2008Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau
Argentina Government Tourist Office
Ecuador Ministry of Tourism
PromPeru - Peruvian Tourism Board
SERNATUR - National Tourist Board of Chile

Hotels & Resorts

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South America's Leading Boutique Hotel 2008Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Esplendor Hotel Boutique, Calafate, Argentina
Hotel Charleston Bogota, Colombia
Hotel Emiliano, Brazil
Hotel Fasano Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hotel Salto Chico, Chile
Hotel Unique, Brazil
Hotel-Art Las Cumbres, Uruguay
La Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa, Ecuador
Las Balsas, Argentina
South America's Leading Business Hotel 2008InterContinental Rio, Brazil
Bogota Royal, El Hotel del World Trade Center, Colombia
Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina
Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo, Brazil
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
Radisson Royal Bogota Hotel, Colombia
Sheraton Asuncion Hotel, Paraguay
Sheraton Cordoba Hotel, Argentina
The Ritz-Carlton Santiago, Chile
South America's Leading Casino Resort 2008Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay
Crowne Plaza Maruma Hotel & Casino, Venezuela
Hotel Del Lago Resort & Casino Pucon, Chile
Iguazu Grand Hotel Resort & Casino, Argentina
Laguna Mar Hotel, Resort & Casino, Venezuela
Mantra Punta del Este Resort, Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Park Hyatt Mendoza, Argentina
Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay
South America's Leading Conference Hotel 2008Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo, Brazil
Caesar Park Hotel, Brazil
Grand Hyatt Santiago
Hilton Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center, Chile
South America's Leading Family Resort 2008Costao Do Santinho Resort, Brazil
Hilton Margarita & Suites, Venezuela
Laguna Mar Hotel, Resort & Spa, Venezuela
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Nannai Beach Resort, Brazil
Praia Do Forte Eco Resort & Thalasso Spa, Brazil
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay
South America's Leading Golf Resort 2008Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Bourbon Iguassu Golf Club & Resort, Brazil
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Hesperia Isla Margarita, Venezuela
Hotel Transamérica Ilha de Comandatuba, Brazil
Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay
South America's Leading Green Hotel 2008Kiaroa Eco-Luxury Resort, Brazil
Chalalan Ecolodge, Bolivia
Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Ecuador
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
Posada Amazonas Lodge, Peru
Praia Do Forte Eco Resort & Thalasso Spa, Brazil
South America's Leading Hotel 2008Copacabana Palace, Brazil
Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina
Faena Hotel & Universe, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Grand Hyatt Santiago, Chile
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
InterContinental Tacarigua Valencia, Venezuela
JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
Radisson Royal Bogota Hotel, Colombia
Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay
South America's Leading Hotel Brand 2008Fiestamericana Hotels & Resorts
Accor Hotels
Global Hyatt Corporation
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Radisson
South America's Leading Resort 2008Royal Palm Hotel, Ecuador
Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa, Ecuador
Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa, Brazil
Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay
Costa do Sauipe Marriott Resort & Spa, Brazil
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Iguazu Grand Hotel Resort & Casino, Argentina
InterContinental Tacarigua Valencia, Venezuela
Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Villarrica Park Lake Hotel, Chile
South America's Leading Ski Hotel 2008Gran Hotel Termas de Chillán, Chile
Hotel Piscis, Las Lenas Resort, Argentina
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina
Villarrica Park Lake Hotel, Chile

Meetings & Conventions

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South America's Leading Conference Centre 2008Rio Convention & Exhibition Centre Riocentro, Brazil
Fiesta Bahia Hotel & Convention Centre, Brazil
La Rural Centro de Exposiciones, Argentina
Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Centre, Bolivia
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, Argentina
Sheraton Lima Hotel & Casino, Peru

Spa

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South America's Leading Spa Resort 2008Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa, Brazil
Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa, Ecuador
Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay
Kurotel Clinica E Spa, Brazil
La Samanna de Margarita Hotel & Thalasso, Venezuela
Las Balsas, Argentina
Mantra Punta del Este Resort, Spa & Casino, Uruguay
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay
Villarrica Park Lake Hotel, Chile

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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South America's Leading Business Travel Agency 2008Sintectur
Rotamund
Superdestino
Turismo Pecom
Viajes Calitour
South America's Leading Travel Agency 2008L'Alianxa
Amichi
Costamar
Exito
Ossa y Asociados
Panturismo
Sintec Tur
Swan Turismo
Travel Security
Turismo Pecom
South America's Leading Travel Management Company 2008ILS3 - Intelligent Leisure Solutions and Discover Travel Group
AVIATUR Group
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
CVC
FCm Travel Solutions
Rotamund
TravelOne International

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