North America Nominees 2014

North America nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the North America nominees of the 21st annual World Travel Awards as*:

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


North America's Leading Airline 2014American Airlines
Air Canada
Delta Air Lines
Hawaiian Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
North America's Leading Airport 2014John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, USA
Calgary International Airport, Canada
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, USA
Denver International Airport, USA
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, USA
Los Angeles International Airport, USA
McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, USA
Orlando International Airport, USA
San Francisco International Airport, USA
Vancouver International Airport, Canada
North America's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2014JetBlue Airways
AirTran Airways
Frontier Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Spirit Airlines
Virgin America
West Jet
North America's Leading Private Jet Charter 2014ElJet
Air Charter Service
Blue Star Jets
Celebrity Jet Charter
Paramount Business Jets
Privé Jets
US Jetways


North America's Leading Tourist Attraction 2014Las Vegas Strip, USA
Canadian Rockies, Canada
Central Park, New York, USA
Empire State Building, New York, USA
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA
National Mall & Memorial Parks, Washington, USA
Niagara Falls, Canada
Statue of Liberty, New York, USA
Times Sqaure, New York, USA
Yosemite National Park, California, USA


North America's Leading Car Rental Company 2014Avis
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
National Car Rental
North America's Leading Luxury Car Rental Company 2014Avis
Affinity Car Rental
Olympic Rent-A-Car
Prestige Luxury Rentals


North America's Leading Cruise Line 2014Disney Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Lines
Celebrity Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Holland America Line Inc
Norwegian Cruise Line
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
North America's Leading Cruise Port 2014PortMiami, USA
Port Canaveral, USA
Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, USA
Port Metro Vancouver
Port of New Orleans, USA
Port of New York & New Jersey, USA
Port of San Francisco, USA
North America's Leading River Cruise Company 2014American Cruise Lines
Avalon Waterways
French Country Waterways
Spirit of Peoria Cruises
St. Lawrence Cruise Lines
Tauck River Cruising
Victoria Cruises
Viking River Cruises


North America's Leading Beach Destination 2014Maui, Hawaii, USA
Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA
Key West, Florida, USA
Laguna Beach, California, USA
Miami, Florida, USA
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA
Palm Beach, Florida, USA
San Diego, California, USA
Vancouver Island, Canada
Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, USA
North America's Leading Business Travel Destination 2014New York City, USA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Dallas, Texas, USA
Las Vegas, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
Washington DC, USA
North America's Leading City Break Destination 2014New York City, USA
Las Vegas, USA
Los Angeles, California
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Orlando, Florida
San Francisco, California
Washington DC
North America's Leading Destination 2014Las Vegas, USA
Denver, Colorado, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
Maui, Hawaii, USA
Miami, Florida, USA
Montreal, Canada
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
New York, USA
Orlando, Florida, USA
Pheonix, Arizona, USA
San Francisco, Califoenia, USA
Vancouver, Canada
Washington DC, USA
North America's Leading Honeymoon Destination 2014Maui, Hawaii, USA
Las Vegas, USA
Napa Valley, California, USA
Niagara Falls, Canada
Sanibel Island, Florida, USA
Vancouver Island, Canada
North America's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2014Las Vegas, USA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
New York City, USA
San Francisco, California, USA
Vancouver, Canada
North America's Leading Sports Tourism Destination 2014New York City, USA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Las Vegas, USA
Los Angeles, California, USA
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
San Francisco, California, USA
Toronto, Canada
Vancouver, Canada
North America's Leading Tourist Board 2014VisitFlorida
Arizona Office of Tourism
Destination DC
Hawaii Tourism Authority
LA Tourism & Convention Board
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation
NYC & Company
Visit California
Visit Orlando, The Orlando Tourism Bureau


North America's Responsible Tourism Award 2014G Adventures
Air Canada
Saunders Hotel Group
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Visit California

Hotels & Resorts

North America's Leading Airport Hotel 2014Hilton Miami Airport, USA
Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott, Texas, USA
Fairmont Vancouver Airport, Canada
Grand Hyatt DFW, USA
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, USA
InterContinental Chicago O'Hare, USA
Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel, Georgia, USA
Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport, Pennsylvania, USA
The Ritz-Carlton Marina Del Rey, California, USA
The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport, USA
North America's Leading Beach Resort 2014Loews Don CeSar Hotel, Florida
Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, Florida
Eden Roc Miami Beach, Florida
LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, Florida
Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, South Carolina
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Hawaii
The Westin Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
North America's Leading Boutique Hotel 2014Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Canada
Beach Village At The Del, California, USA
Hotel Sax Chicago, Illinois, USA
Hotel Triton, San Francisco, USA
Hotel Victor South Beach, Florida, USA
Opus Vancouver, Canada
Soho House New York, USA
Surfcomber Miami, South Beach, Florida, USA
The Sherry Netherland, New York
Warwick San Francisco Hotel, California, USA
North America's Leading Business Hotel 2014InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Illinois, USA
Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Quebec, Canada
Hilton New York, USA
JW Marriott Essex House New York, USA
Kimpton's EPIC Hotel, Florida, USA
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel, New York, USA
The Fairmont Banff Springs, Canada
The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Massachusetts', USA
The Peninsula New York, USA
The Pierre, New York, USA
The Ritz-Carlton New York Battery Park, USA
The St. Regis San Francisco, California, USA
W New York Union Square, USA
North America's Leading Casino Resort 2014Wynn Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Caesars Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Caesars Palace Las Vegas, USA
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada, USA
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Nevada, USA
The Mirage Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
The Venetian, Nevada, USA
North America's Leading Conference Hotel 2014Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Florida, USA
Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Hilton New York, New York, USA
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Illinois, USA
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Nevada, USA
Sheraton on the Falls Hotel & Conference Centre, Ontario, Canada
The Fairmont Washington, D.C. USA
North America's Leading Family Resort 2014Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Hawaii, USA
Four Seasons Resort Whistler, Canada
Sanderling Resort, North Carolina, USA
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Canada
The Homestead, Virginia, USA
The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Hawaii, USA
The St. Regis Deer Valley, Utah, USA
Wild Dunes Resort, South Carolina, USA
North America's Leading Green Hotel 2014DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Napa Valley - American Canyon, USA
Hotel Terra Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA
Plantation Golf Resort & Spa, Florida, USA
The Fairmont Royal York, Canada
The Orchard Garden Hotel, San Francisco, USA
North America's Leading Hotel 2014Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Texas, USA
Charleston Place by Orient Express, South Carolina, USA
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Illinois, USA
Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, USA
Hilton Bentley Miami/South Beach, Florida, USA
JW Marriott Essex House New York, USA
Mandarin Oriental, Miami, USA
The Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows, California, USA
The Peninsula Beverly Hills, California, USA
The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Florida, USA
The St. Regis New York, USA
Trump International Hotel & Tower, New York, USA
North America's Leading Hotel Brand 2014InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Westin Hotels & Resorts
North America's Leading Hotel Residences 2014The Phoenician Residences, Scottsdale, USA
Aria Sky Suites, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Canada
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Hawaii, USA
The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek Mountain, Colorado, USA
Vdara Hotel & Spa City Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Wynn Las Vegas, USA
North America's Leading Hotel Suite 2014The Royal Plaza Suite at The Plaza, New York, USA
Hugh Hefner Sky Villa, Palms Casino Resort – Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Presidential Suite at The Bellagio Las Vegas, USA
Royal Suite at The Fairmont Royal York, Canada
The Nobu Penthouse @ NOBU Hotel at Caesars Palace
The Penthouse Suite at The Fairmont San Francisco, USA
The Presidential Suite at The Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows, Los Angeles, USA
The Ritz-Carlton Suite at The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, Canada
Ty Warner Penthouse Suite at Four Seasons Hotel New York, USA
North America's Leading New Hotel 2014Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs
Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara
The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
The Langham, Chicago
The Quin, New York
North America's Leading Resort 2014Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Florida, USA
Four Seasons Resort Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
The Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, Florida, USA
The Lodge at Pebble Beach, California, USA
The Phoenician Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, Colorado, USA
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Florida, USA
North America's Leading Themed Resort 2014Universal Orlando Resort, Florida, USA
Cedar Point, Ohio, USA
Disneyland Resort, California, USA
LEGOLAND California Resort
Walt Disney World, Florida, USA

Meetings & Conventions

North America's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2014Las Vegas Convention Center, USA
Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Cashman Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Dolce Palisades Conference Center, New York, USA
Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Javits Center, New York, USA
Q Center - Chicago, Illinois, USA
Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada


North America's Leading Spa Resort 2014The Boulders, Arizona, USA
Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Hawaii, USA
Four Seasons Lana'l, The Lodge at Koele, Hawaii, USA
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Hawaii, USA
Grand Wailea, Hawaii, USA
Miraval Resort & Spa Arizona, USA
The Biltmore Hotel, Florida, USA
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Arizona, USA
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California, USA

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

North America's Leading Cruise Travel Agent
Crown Cruise Vacations
Landmark Travel
Travel & Transport Vacations
North America's Leading Tour Operator 2014Adventures by Disney
Abercrombie & Kent
American Express Vacations
G Adventures
Sita World Tours
World Class Vacations
North America's Leading Travel Agency 2014Rovia
Anthony Travel
Bluegreen Travel Services
McTavish Travel
Uniglobe Donaldson Travel
North America's Leading Travel Club 2014DreamTrips
The Travel Club
UNISON Travel Club
World Vacations Club
North America's Leading Travel Management Company 2014FCm Travel Solutions
American Express Global Business Travel
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Corporate Travel Management Solutions (ctms)
Merit Travel Group
Polk Corporate Travel Management
Travizon, Inc
Uniglobe The Premiere Travel Group
Vision 2000

Travel Technology

North America's Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider 2014Datalex
ITA Software
North America's Leading Travel Technology Provider 2014Illusions Online


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