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South America Nominees 2021

South America nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
28th annual World Travel Awards for South America entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2020 re-qualify automatically for the 2021 award*.

Voting will open at a later date, to be announced, when all of the short-listed nominees for South America 2021 will be announced.

Entries close on 21st March 2021.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

South America's Leading Airline 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aerolineas Argentinas
Avianca
LATAM Airlines
South America's Leading Airline Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aerolineas Argentinas
Avianca
LATAM Airlines
South America's Leading Airport 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aeropuerto Internacional El Dorado, Bogotá - Colombia
Jorge Chavez International Airport, Peru
Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador
South America's Leading Inflight Magazine 2021New for 2021
South America's Leading Private Jet Charter 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
American Jet
ATSA
Líder Aviação

Attraction

South America's Leading Tourist Attraction 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Las Lajas Sanctuary, Colombia
Machu Picchu, Peru
Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Colombia

Car

South America's Leading Car Rental Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Dollar
Hertz

Destination

South America's Leading Adventure Tourism Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chile
Colombia
Peru
South America's Leading Beach Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Máncora, Piura, Peru
San Andrés, Colombia
South America's Leading Business Travel Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bogotá, Colombia
Lima, Peru
Medellín, Colombia
South America's Leading City Break Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bogotá, Colombia
Lima, Peru
Medellín, Colombia
South America's Leading City Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bogotá, Colombia
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Lima, Peru
South America's Leading City Tourist Board 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
District Institute of Tourism of Bogotá
Lima Convention and Visitors Bureau
Public and Municipal Company of Tourism, Civic Promotion and International Relations of Guayaquil
South America's Leading Culinary Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
South America's Leading Cultural City Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barranquilla, Colombia
Cusco, Peru
Lima, Peru
South America's Leading Cultural Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
South America's Leading Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chile
Colombia
Peru
South America's Leading Emerging Tourism Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barranquilla, Colombia
San José del Guaviare, Colombia
Santiago de Cali, Colombia
South America's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Barranquilla, Colombia
Lima, Peru
Santiago, Chile
South America's Leading Green Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
South America's Leading Honeymoon Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
South America's Leading LGBT Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
South America's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bogotá, Colombia
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Lima, Peru
South America's Leading Nature Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chile
Colombia
Peru
South America's Leading Sports Tourism Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Lima, Peru
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Santiago de Cali, Colombia
South America's Leading Tourist Board 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ecuador Ministry of Tourism
ProColombia
PromPeru - Peruvian Tourism Board
South America's Leading Whale Watching Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Colombia
Ecuador
Peru
South America's Leading Youth Travel Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Brazil
Colombia
Peru
South America's Most Romantic Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Atacama Desert, Chile
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Lima, Peru

General

South America's Responsible Tourism Award 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
La Reserva Biológica Huilo Huilo, Los Ríos, Chile
Posada Amazonas Lodge, Peru
Travolution Travel, Chile

Hotels & Resorts

South America's Leading Airport Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Costa del Sol Wyndham Lima Airport, Peru
Holiday Inn Santiago - Airport Terminal, Chile
Wyndham Quito Airport, Ecuador
South America's Leading Beach Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Enjoy Punta del Este, Uruguay
Suites Beach Park Resort, Brazil
Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte Bahia, Brazil
South America's Leading Boutique Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Casa Andina Premium Arequipa
explora Patagonia, Chile
Hotel 101 Park House Suites & Spa, Colombia
South America's Leading Boutique Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Charming Luxury Lodge & Private Spa, Argentina
Correntoso Lake & River Hotel, Argentina
explora Patagonia, Chile
South America's Leading Business Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Miraflores Park, Peru
Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador
JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
South America's Leading Casino Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Delfines Hotel & Convention Center, Peru
Enjoy Punta del Este, Uruguay
Iguazú Grand, Argentina
South America's Leading City Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Miraflores Park, Peru
Hotel San Fernando Plaza Medellín, Colombia
Wyndham Guayaquil, Ecuador
South America's Leading Conference Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center, Chile
Swissôtel Lima, Peru
Swissôtel Quito, Ecuador
South America's Leading Design Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
B.O.G. Hotel, Colombia
Hotel B, Peru
The Click Clack Hotel, Medellín, Colombia
South America's Leading Eco-Lodge 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica, Peru
Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
Refugio Amazonas Lodge, Peru
South America's Leading Family Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Llao Llao Resort, Golf & Spa, Argentina
Sheraton Colonia Golf & Spa Resort, Uruguay
Wish Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
South America's Leading Green Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, Ecuador
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, Peru
Tambopata Research Center, Peru
South America's Leading Heritage Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Hotel Monasterio, Peru
JW Marriott El Convento Cusco, Peru
Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena, Colombia
South America's Leading Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado, Peru
JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Peru
Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena
South America's Leading Hotel Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
JW Marriott
Marriott Hotels
South America's Leading Hotel Suite 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Grau Suite @ Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena, Colombia
Plunge Pool Suite @ Hotel Paracas, A Luxury Collection Resort, Peru
The Suite @ Hotel Cartagena Plaza, Colombia
South America's Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel 20212020 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 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel, Peru
explora Valle Sagrado, Peru
Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel, Peru
South America's Leading New Hotel 2021Open for New nominations
South America's Leading Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hotel Paracas, A Luxury Collection Resort, Peru
Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Valle Sagrado, Peru
Termas Papallacta, Ecuador
South America's Leading Serviced Apartments 2021New for 2021
South America's Most Romantic Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Miraflores Park, Peru
Charming Luxury Lodge & Private Spa, Argentina
Hotel Casa da Montanha, Brazil

Meetings & Conventions

South America's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ágora Bogotá Convention Center, Colombia
La Rural, Predio Ferial de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sheraton Lima Hotel & Convention Center, Peru

Rail

South America's Leading Luxury Train 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Belmond Andean Explorer
Belmond Hiram Bingham
Tren Crucero

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

South America's Leading Destination Management Company 2021New for 2021
South America's Leading Expedition Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Explora
Latin Excursions
Metropolitan Touring
South America's Leading Green Tour Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Explorandes
TERRA Group
Tucan Travel
South America's Leading Online Travel Agency 2021New for 2021
South America's Leading Tour Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Chimu Adventures
Metropolitan Touring
Terra Group
South America's Leading Travel Agency 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Costamar Travel
CVC
Exito Travel
South America's Leading Travel Management Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aviatur
CVC
FCM Travel Solutions

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