World Travel Awards begins self-nomination process for Grand Tour 2015

21 January 2015 - London

Leading travel, tourism and hospitality organisations from around the globe are being invited to participate in the World Travel Awards Grand Tour 2015.

With the self-nomination process now open, interested parties are urged to submit applications before the upcoming deadlines.

Nominations for the Middle East Gala Ceremony will close on January 31st, while the five remaining Gala Ceremonies will accept entries until February 28th.  

Hailed by the worldwide media for its role in identifying and rewarding excellence in the travel sector, World Travel Awards celebrates its’ 22nd anniversary in 2015 and is acknowledged as the ultimate travel accolade.

Voting the for World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony opens on February 9th.

The winner and two leading runners-up from the Grand Tour 2014 will automatically requalify for the same award and do not need to submit an entry.

Former World Travel Awards participants are encouraged to check which nominees automatically qualify by visiting the nominees’ pages where the winner and two runners-up will be published during the nomination period.

To enter, visit

Notes to Editors

World Travel Awards celebrates its 22nd anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade.

The brand aims to celebrate those organisations that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence.

WTA’s global media partner network includes International New York Times, TV5Monde, CNBC Arabiya, Newsweek, Outlook Traveller, Travel & Leisure, Khaleej Times, Trade Arabia, Breaking Travel News, and Travel Daily News International.

This global media partner network has a monthly readership of 1.9 million and a TV audience reach of 90 million.

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