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Voting opens ahead of World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2018

14 March 2018 - London, UK

Who wins? You decide!

Voting has opened ahead of the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony 2018.

The red-carpet event will take place in the Zappeion Megaron Hall, Athens, Greece, on 30th June, with industry leaders from across the continent in attendance.

Voters – both members of the public and from within the hospitality industry – have until 20th May to make their voices heard ahead of the prestigious event.

Ballots can be cast here.

The event will be the second stop on the WTA Grand Tour 2018, which marks WTA’s 25th anniversary of honouring excellence in the international hospitality industry.

Graham Cooke, President & Founder, WTA said: “WTA has maintained its position as the industry leader for the past 25 years, consistently proving its value as the global benchmark for excellence in the hospitality business.

“This year will be extra special as we will be celebrating our 25th anniversary, so there is a lot to look forward to – including our Europe Gala Ceremony 2018 in Greece’s incredible capital.”

Located in the National Gardens of Athens, the Zappeion Megaron Hall will provide a stunning backdrop to the Europe Gala Ceremony.

More than 300 guests are expected to attend, representing the elite of the European hospitality industry.

Partners include HotelBrain, Hellenic Republic Ministry of Tourism and Visit Greece.

Journalists interested in covering the red-carpet event are invited to apply for a press pass by emailing their name, media outlet and proposed area of coverage to [email protected].

Notes to Editors

About World Travel Awards

WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Today, the WTA brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Each year, WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.

WTA gala ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international print and broadcast media.

For more information about WTA visit


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