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Sandals Montego Bay to welcome leaders of Caribbean and North American travel industry

13 September 2018 - London, UK

World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2018

The Luxury Included® resort of Sandals Montego Bay is preparing to host the World Travel Awards (WTA) Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2018.

The gala ceremony promises to be the most important event of the calendar for the Caribbean and North American hospitality industries, with the key players and VIPs from across the two regions scheduled to attend. The evening will also mark the fifth leg of the WTA Grand Tour 2018 – an annual search for the finest travel and tourism organisations in the world, which is celebrating its 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary this year.

Sandals Montego Bay is Sandals® Resorts’ flagship resort. Spanning one of the finest private beaches in Jamaica, this romantic all-inclusive resort offers a wonderful selection of beachfront rooms and suites, with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea, along with 5-Star Global Gourmet™ dining.

Graham Cooke, Founder & President, WTA, says: “It is with great anticipation that we return to Jamaica for the fifth time to host our Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2018. I am honoured that Sandals Montego Bay, the home of the Sandals brand, will form part of our 25th anniversary of identifying and celebrating travel industry excellence. I look forward to joining all our nominees for what promises to be a fabulous night.”

Gebhard Rainer, CEO, Sandals Resorts International, says: “We are incredibly honored to host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2018 at Sandals Montego Bay, especially as we continue to unveil new innovations at our flagship resort.”

He adds: “From luxury suites like the new Oceanfront Swim-up Suites to its own Over Water Bar, Sandals Montego Bay has an all-new look and multiple new offerings to deliver an unforgettable experience to guests.”

A limited number of tickets for the ceremony are still available. For further details of bookings click here.

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 www.worldtravelawards.com


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