Hong Kong Tourist Board signs on for World Travel Award Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

15 October 2015 - London


World Travel Awards has welcomed Hong Kong Tourist Board as its latest partner for the upcoming Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2015.

The red carpet event will take place at the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong on October 29th, with hundreds of industry leaders from across the region expected to be in attendance.

Discussing the decision to partner with World Travel Awards, Anthony Lau, Executive Director of Hong Kong Tourism Board, said: “We are very pleased that the organiser of the World Travel Awards has chosen Hong Kong for their 2015 Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony.

“Through the years, Hong Kong has been recognised by different travel awards and has received numerous accolades for the world-class service and diverse, amazing experiences it provides for both leisure and business visitors.

“As a top travel destination in Asia and the world, it is indeed the perfect place to celebrate excellence in tourism.”

World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities within the travel and tourism industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, and international print and broadcast media.

Lau continued: “I do hope all the delegates will get a taste of what Hong Kong has to offer, especially its culinary brilliance, which is upheld in Hong Kong Wine & Dine Month, running from now through November.

“Do take this opportunity to enjoy the special discounts and programmes put together by restaurants, hotels and dining districts across the city.

“Finally, I wish the Gala Ceremony a great success and all the delegates a rewarding trip.”

Host venue InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong is also busy putting the finishing touches to preparations.

General Manager, Alexander Wassermann, added: “InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong is honoured to be Host Partner Venue for the prestigious World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony 2015, celebrating the quality, performance and reputation of the best brands in tourism and hospitality with industry experts.

“The entire team looks forward to creating a memorable event, providing participants and awardees with a glimpse of Hong Kong’s traditions and diverse culture. We hope to present the finest culinary creations from East and West, as well as the best cultural performances

“We look forward to hosting and presenting a memorable event to our global participants.”

A full list of nominees for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2015 can be seen here.

Head over to the official website for the latest information on the event.

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 who push the boundaries of industry excellence.

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World Travel Awards has a television audience of 300 million spread across 200 countries, while also reaching hundreds of thousands of print and digital readers each month through an extensive network of global media partners.

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