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The worldwide voting window for the Middle East is now open!

1 February 2018 - London, UK

Who wins? You decide!

Industry insiders, consumers and stakeholders from around the world are invited to cast their votes for the organisations in the Middle East that they consider the very best in the business, ahead of World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony.

Ras Al Khaimah – one of the seven emirates that make up the UAE – will host World Travel Awards’ much anticipated Middle East Gala Ceremony on 19th April 2018.

It will be the first time that World Travel Awards has visited the UAE’s most northerly emirate which recently entered the global spotlight with the launch of the World’s Longest Zipline, Jebel Jais Flight, on the UAE’s highest mountain.

World Travel Awards Founder and President, Graham Cooke, said: “It will be an absolute pleasure to visit Ras Al Khaimah for the very first time. Fringed by the majestic Al Hajar Mountains amid swathes of terracotta coloured dunes, Ras Al Khaimah promises an authentic Arabian experience.

“With voting now open for our Middle East region, it’s time to make your voice heard. Recognition by World Travel Awards is rightly seen as the highest accolade in the industry, and your vote can really make a difference.

“Register for your chance to vote ( now.”

As part of the Grand Tour 2018, World Travel Awards will also visit Greek capital Athens, Jamaica, Hong Kong, Guayaquil in Ecuador, the South African city of Durban, and Portuguese tourism hotspot Lisbon.

For more information on World Travel Awards, please visit the official website

Notes to Editors

About World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade.

Attended by senior executives from major travel companies, operators, destinations, WTA events are universally respected as providing established, top level networking opportunities, regionally and globally.

The brand aims to celebrate those organisations who push the boundaries of industry excellence.


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