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South America Nominees 2020

South America nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
27th annual World Travel Awards for South America entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2019 re-qualify automatically for the 2020 award*.

Voting opens on 15th June 2020 when all of the short-listed nominees for South America 2020 will be announced.

Entries close on 31st May 2020.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

South America's Leading Airline 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avianca
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
LATAM Airlines
South America's Leading Airline Brand 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avianca
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes
LATAM Airlines
South America's Leading Airport 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Jorge Chavez International Airport, Peru
Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador
Santiago International Airport, Chile
South America's Leading Inflight Magazine 2020New for 2020
South America's Leading Private Jet Charter 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
American Jet
ATSA
Líder Aviação

Attraction

South America's Leading Natural Tourist Attraction 2020New for 2020
South America's Leading Tourist Attraction 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
La Compania de Jesus, Ecuador
Machu Picchu, Peru
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Car

South America's Leading Car Rental Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Dollar
Hertz

Cruise

South America's Leading Boutique Cruise 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Galapagos Legend Boutique Expedition Cruise Ship
Galapagos Sea Star Journey
Santa Cruz II
South America's Leading Cruise Line 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carnival Cruise Line
MSC Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
South America's Leading Cruise Port 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Port of Cartagena, Colombia
Port of Montevideo, Uruguay
Port of Valparaíso, Chile
South America's Leading Expedition Cruise Company 2020New for 2020
South America's Leading River Cruise Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Anakonda Amazon Cruises
Delfin Amazon Cruises
Jungle Experiences

Destination

South America's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chile
Colombia
Peru
South America's Leading Beach Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Máncora, Piura, Peru
San Andrés, Colombia
South America's Leading Business Travel Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Lima, Peru
Quito, Ecuador
South America's Leading City Break Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cuenca, Ecuador
Lima, Peru
Quito, Ecuador
South America's Leading City Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
La Paz, Bolivia
Lima, Peru
Quito, Ecuador
South America's Leading City Tourist Board 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lima Convention and Visitors Bureau
Public and Municipal Company of Tourism, Civic Promotion and International Relations of Guayaquil
Quito Turismo
South America's Leading Cruise Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ecuador
Peru
Uruguay
South America's Leading Culinary Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bolivia
Ecuador
Peru
South America's Leading Cultural City Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
La Paz, Bolivia
Quito, Ecuador
Santiago de Cali, Colombia
South America's Leading Cultural Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bolivia
Ecuador
Peru
South America's Leading Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bolivia
Colombia
Ecuador
South America's Leading Emerging Tourism Destination 2020New for 2020
South America's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Guayaquil, Ecuador
La Paz, Bolivia
Lima, Peru
South America's Leading Green Destination 2020New for 2020
South America's Leading Honeymoon Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
South America's Leading LGBT Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Argentina
Brazil
Ecuador
South America's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bogotá, Colombia
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador
South America's Leading Nature Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bolivia
Chile
Peru
South America's Leading River Cruise Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bolivia
Ecuador
Peru
South America's Leading Sports Tourism Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lima, Peru
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Santiago de Cali, Colombia
South America's Leading Tourist Board 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bolivia Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Ecuador Ministry of Tourism
PromPeru - Peruvian Tourism Board
South America's Leading Whale Watching Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Argentina
Ecuador
Peru
South America's Leading Youth Travel Destination 2020New for 2020
South America's Most Romantic Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Atacama Desert, Chile
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
La Paz, Bolivia

General

South America's Responsible Tourism Award 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hacienda Manteles, Ecuador
Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, Peru
La Sirena Eco Hotel, Colombia

Hotels & Resorts

South America's Leading Airport Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Holiday Inn Santiago - Airport Terminal, Chile
Sao Paulo Airport Marriott Hotel, Brazil
Wyndham Quito Airport, Ecuador
South America's Leading Beach Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Enjoy Punta del Este, Uruguay
Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte Bahia, Brazil
Vila Galé Cumbuco, Brazil
South America's Leading Boutique Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Casa Andina Premium Arequipa
Casa Gangotena, Ecuador
explora Patagonia, Chile
South America's Leading Boutique Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Charming Luxury Lodge & Private Spa, Argentina
Cumbres Hotel-Art & Spa, Uruguay
explora Patagonia, Chile
South America's Leading Business Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
Swissôtel Lima, Peru
The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago, Chile
South America's Leading Casino Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Enjoy Punta del Este, Uruguay
Iguazú Grand, Argentina
Park Hyatt Mendoza Hotel, Casino & Spa, Argentina
South America's Leading City Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Miraflores Park, Peru
The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago, Chile
Wyndham Guayaquil, Ecuador
South America's Leading Conference Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Center, Bolivia
Swissôtel Lima, Peru
Swissôtel Quito, Ecuador
South America's Leading Design Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Atix Hotel, Bolivia
Carlota, Ecuador
Tierra Chiloé
South America's Leading Eco-Lodge 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, Peru
Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
Napo Wildlife Center Eco-lodge, Ecuador
South America's Leading Family Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Golf-Spa, Argentina
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay
Wish Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
South America's Leading Green Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, Ecuador
Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
Tierra Atacama, Chile
South America's Leading Heritage Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Peru
Hotel Charleston Santa Teresa, Colombia
JW Marriott El Convento Cusco, Peru
South America's Leading Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena
Swissôtel Lima, Peru
Swissôtel Quito, Ecuador
South America's Leading Hotel Brand 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
JW Marriott
Radisson
South America's Leading Hotel Suite 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grau Suite @ Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena, Colombia
Presidential Suite @ JW Marriott Hotel Quito, Ecuador
The Suite @ Hotel Cartagena Plaza, Colombia
South America's Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hotel 101 Park House Suites & Spa, Colombia
Hotel Plaza Grande, Ecuador
Saint Andrews Gramado, Brazil
South America's Leading Luxury Boutique Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel, Peru
Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel, Peru
Tierra Patagonia
South America's Leading New Hotel 2020Open for New nominations
South America's Leading Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa, Ecuador
Hotel Paracas, A Luxury Collection Resort, Peru
Termas Papallacta, Ecuador
South America's Leading Serviced Apartments 2020New for 2020
South America's Most Romantic Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Miraflores Park, Peru
Carmelo Resort & Spa, A Hyatt Hotel, Uruguay
Charming Luxury Lodge & Private Spa, Argentina

Meetings & Conventions

South America's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ágora Bogotá Convention Center, Colombia
Sheraton Lima Hotel & Convention Center, Peru
Wish Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Rail

South America's Leading Luxury Train 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Andean Explorer
Belmond Hiram Bingham
Tren Crucero

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

South America's Leading Business Travel Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Rotamund Viajes
Sintec Tur
Turismo Pecom
South America's Leading Expedition Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Blue Parallel
Explora
Latin Excursions
South America's Leading Green Tour Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Explorandes
TERRA Group
Tucan Travel
South America's Leading Tour Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Metropolitan Touring
SouthAmerica.travel
Tucan Travel
South America's Leading Travel Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Costamar Travel
CVC
Exito Travel
South America's Leading Travel Management Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aviatur
FCM Travel Solutions
Rotamund Viajes

Travel Technology

South America's Leading B2B Travel Provider 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Flytour
OLA Mayorista de Turismo
TBO Holidays

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