Asia Nominees 2018


Asia nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
25th annual World Travel Awards for Asia entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2017 re-qualify automatically for the 2018 award*.

Voting opens on 26th March 2018 when all of the short-listed nominees for Asia 2018 will be announced.

Entries close on 18th March 2018.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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Asia's Leading Airline - Business Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hainan Airlines
Malindo Air
Singapore Airlines
Asia's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cathay Pacific
Malindo Air
Singapore Airlines
Asia's Leading Airline - First Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Malaysia Airlines
Singapore Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Asia's Leading Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hainan Airlines
Malindo Air
Singapore Airlines
Asia's Leading Airline Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Air India
Cathay Pacific
Singapore Airlines
Asia's Leading Airline to the Indian Ocean 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cathay Pacific
China Southern Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Asia's Leading Airport 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Changi Airport, Singapore
Hong Kong International Airport, China
Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia
Asia's Leading Airport Duty Free Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
China Duty Free Group
DFS
Lotte Duty Free
Asia's Leading Airport Lounge - Business Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hainan Airlines International Lounge - Beijing Capital International Airport, China
Malaysia Airlines KLIA Satellite Business @ Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge @ Singapore Changi Airport
Asia's Leading Airport Lounge 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
GVK Lounge International by TFS Performa @ Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India
Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge @ Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge @ Singapore Changi Airport
Asia's Leading Cabin Crew 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hainan Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Asia's Leading Cultural Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Malaysia Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Tianjin Airlines
Asia's Leading Domestic Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Beibu Gulf Airlines
IndiGo
Lucky Air
Asia's Leading Inflight Duty Free Concessionaire 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Flemingo International
Inflight Sales Group
King Power Traveller
Asia's Leading Inflight Food & Beverage 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hainan Airlines
Singapore Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Asia's Leading Inflight Magazine 2018New for 2018
Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
AirAsia
Firefly
Jetstar Airways
Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
AirAsia
Firefly
Jetstar Airways
Asia's Leading Most Efficient Low-Cost Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
AirAsia
Jetstar Airways
West Air
Asia's Leading Private Jet Charter 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Asia Jet
Deer Jet
ExecuJet

Attraction

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Asia's Leading Theme Park Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Resorts World Genting, Malaysia
Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
Shanghai Disney Resort, China
Asia's Leading Water Park 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Adventure Cove Waterpark, Singapore
Sunway Lagoon Water Park, Malaysia
Waterbom Bali, Indonesia

Car

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Asia's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Asia's Leading Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz

Cruise

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Asia's Leading Cruise Line 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Star Cruises
Asia's Leading Cruise Port 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Penang Port, Malaysia
Port of Osaka, Japan
Singapore Cruise Centre

Destination

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Asia's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Japan
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Asia's Leading Beach Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Malaysia
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Asia's Leading City Break Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bangkok, Thailand
Hong Kong, China
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asia's Leading City Tourist Board 2018New for 2018
Asia's Leading Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Malaysia
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Asia's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bangkok, Thailand
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Shanghai, China
Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kuala Lumpur
Shanghai, China
Singapore
Asia's Leading Tourist Attraction 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Great Wall of China
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Taj Mahal, India
Asia's Leading Tourist Board 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Tourism Malaysia
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism
Your Singapore

General

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Asia's Responsible Tourism Award 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Alila Manggis, Indonesia
El Nido Resorts
Six Senses Yao Noi, Thailand

Hotels & Resorts

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Asia's Leading Airport Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grand Hyatt Incheon, South Korea
Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel, China
Sama-Sama Hotel, KL International Airport, Malaysia
Asia's Leading Beach Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand
Karma Kandara, Bali, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Boutique Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Casa Colombo, Sri Lanka
Casa Del Mar Langkawi, Malaysia
Malabar House, India
Asia's Leading Boutique Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Casa Colombo Collection – Mirissa, Sri Lanka
Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Indonesia
Melati Beach Resort & Spa, Thailand
Asia's Leading Business Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Asia's Leading Business Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Hyatt Hotels
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Asia's Leading Casino Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Resorts World Genting, Malaysia
The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Macau
Asia's Leading City Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Bangkok, Thailand
InterContinental Saigon, Vietnam
The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asia's Leading City Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Thailand
DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro, Indonesia
The Leela Palace Bengaluru, India
Asia's Leading Conference Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Singapore
Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, Vietnam
Asia's Leading Design Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Casa Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hilton Pattaya, Thailand
Sofitel So Bangkok, Thailand
Asia's Leading Family Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
DuSai Resort & Spa, Bangladesh
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa Langkawi, Malaysia
Resorts World Sentosa - Festive Hotel, Singapore
Asia's Leading Fine Dining Hotel Restaurant 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amber @ The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
La Maison 1888 @ InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam
The Tasting Room @ City of Dreams Macau
Asia's Leading Fully Integrated Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Resorts World Genting, Malaysia
Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore
Asia's Leading Green Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Singapore
PARKROYAL on Pickering, Singapore
Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Sabah, Malaysia
Asia's Leading Green Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Banyan Tree Phuket, Thailand
DuSai Resort & Spa, Bangladesh
Mission Hills Shenzhen, China
Asia's Leading Heritage Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
The Peninsula Hong Kong
Asia's Leading Honeymoon Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali, Indonesia
Berjaya Tioman Resort - Malaysia
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Nha Trang, Vietnam
The Oberoi Udaivilas, India
The St. Regis Singapore
Asia's Leading Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
The Ritz-Carlton
Asia's Leading Hotel Residences 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Koh Samui Residences, Thailand
Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Raffles Makati Residences, Philippines
Asia's Leading Hotel Suite 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Resorts World Sentosa - Equarius Hotel, Singapore
Royal Suite @ Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand
The Ritz-Carlton Suite @ The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, Japan
Asia's Leading Lifestyle Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Seoul, South Korea
RIMBA Jimbaran Bali by AYANA, Indonesia
The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
Asia's Leading Lifestyle Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts
Asia's Leading Lifestyle Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Khaolak Laguna Resort, Thailand
Koh Jum Beach Villas, Thailand
Mission Hills Haikou, China
Asia's Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Hong Kong
Resorts World Sentosa - Crockfords Tower, Singapore
The Mulia - Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Luxury Business Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection, Vietnam
InterContinental Osaka, Japan
The Peninsula Hong Kong
Asia's Leading Luxury Business Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
JW Marriott
Asia's Leading Luxury Camping Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elephant Hills, Thailand
Master Campers Lanka, Sri Lanka
The Ultimate Travelling Camp, India
Asia's Leading Luxury City Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Seoul, South Korea
The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asia's Leading Luxury Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand
The Oberoi, Mumbai, India
The Peninsula Hong Kong
Asia's Leading Luxury Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts
Asia's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Presidential Villa @ The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas - Nusa Dua, Bali
Sun Peninsula Residence Villa @ InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort
The Bulgari Villa @ The Bulgari Resort Bali
Asia's Leading Luxury Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Vietnam
The Bulgari Resort Bali
Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, Thailand
InterContinental Singapore
One World Hotel, Malaysia
Asia's Leading New Hotel 2018Open for New nominations
Asia's Leading New Resort 2018Open for New nominations
Asia's Leading Private Island Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amanpulo, Philippines
Taprobane Island, Sri Lanka
Telunas Private Island, Indonesia
Asia's Leading Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fuchun Resort, China
Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, Indonesia
Wanda Vista Nanchang
Asia's Leading Retreat 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Naman Retreat, Vietnam
Samahita Retreat, Thailand
The Farm at San Benito, Philippines
Asia's Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Frasers Hospitality
Oakwood
The Ascott Limited
Asia's Leading Serviced Apartments 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ascott Jakarta, Indonesia
Ascott Raffles City Chengdu, China
Fraser Suites Singapore
Asia's Leading Sports Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Club Med Bali
Mission Hills Shenzhen, China
Royal Cliff Hotels Group, Thailand
Asia's Leading Themed Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chimelong Hotel, China
Disney's Hollywood Hotel, Hong Kong
Hard Rock Hotel Singapore
Asia's Leading Villa Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amanpulo, Phililpines
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia
Wanda Vista Resort Xishuangbanna
Asia's Leading Wedding Venue 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Pangkor Laut Resort, Malaysia
Asia's Most Romantic Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, India
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Thailand
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam

Meetings & Conventions

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Asia's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Rail

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Asia's Leading Luxury Train 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Deccan Odyssey
Eastern & Oriental Express
Maharajas’ Express

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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Asia's Leading Destination Management Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aitken Spence Travels
ASIA DMC
Destination Asia
Asia's Leading Integrated Tourism Group 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cox & Kings
Diethelm Travel
HNA Tourism Group
Asia's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Asia World Enterprise
Cox & Kings
Luxury Travel
Asia's Leading Online Travel Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Agoda
Rovia
Tuniu
Asia's Leading Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Destination Asia
My Odyssey Tours
Vietravel
Asia's Leading Travel Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Trails of Indochina
Tuniu
Vietravel
Asia's Leading Travel Club 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chan Brothers Travel Club
DreamTrips
The Bespoke Travel Club
Asia's Leading Travel Management Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Cox & Kings
FCM Travel Solutions

Travel Technology

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Asia's Leading B2B Travel Provider 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bookingee
Hotels Pro
Nirvana Travel & Tourism
Asia's Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
AxisRooms
BookLogic
Sabre Hospitality Solutions
Asia's Leading Travel Merchandising Solution Provider 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amadeus Asia
Datalex
Sabre Asia Pacific
Asia's Leading Travel Technology Provider 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Amadeus Asia
Sabre Asia Pacific
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