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Malaysia triumphs at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

29 October 2015 - Hong Kong

Malaysia has led winners at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2015 in Hong Kong.

During a red-carpet event at Intercontinental Grand Stanford, Tourism Malaysia was recognised as Asia’s Leading Tourist Board, while Malaysia itself took the title of Asia’s Leading Destination.

Hong Kong was also among the winners, walking away with the trophies for Asia’s Leading City Break Destination and Asia’s Leading Meeting & Conference Destination.

In a special presentation, Dr Lui Che-Woo, Chairman of K Wah International Holdings, was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Travel and Tourism Industry.

World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said: “It is an honour to recognise the leaders in Asian and Australasian hospitality here in Hong Kong this evening.

“InterContinental Grand Stanford has been a wonderful host for our Gala Ceremony this year, while it has been a privilege to be welcomed here with such warmth to Hong Kong.

“Congratulations to all our winners tonight and I look forward to greeting many of them in December when we will celebrate our Grand Final 2015 in Morocco.”

In aviation Hainan Airlines took the title of Asia’s Leading Airline – Business Class among a clutch of titles, while Air New Zealand was recognised as Australasia’s Leading Airline.

Frasers Hospitality also claimed a host of titles, including recognition as Asia’s Leading Serviced Apartments Brand.

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.

A full list of winners 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

About World Travel Awards

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.

The World Travel Awards global media partner network includes International New York Times, TV5Monde, CNBC Arabiya, Outlook Traveller, Khaleej Times, TTN, Best in Travel, Breaking Travel News, and Travel Daily News International.

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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