2012 World Travel Awards Press Releases

WTA prepares for 20th anniversary Grand Tour in 2013

28 December 2012 - London, England
World Travel Awards is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2013 with the most spectacular Grand Tour yet with seven regional heats, including events in Peru, Antigua, Dubai, Turkey, Singapore and the Maldives.
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World’s greatest brands revealed at “Travel Oscars” Grand Final in India

12 December 2012 - New Delhi, India
WTA has capped its year-long search for the most popular travel and tourism brands in the world with its glittering Grand Final Gala Ceremony in New Delhi, India, on 12th December 2012. The most important decision-makers in the industry attended the VIP evening, which was officially supported by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, and hosted at The Oberoi, Gurgaon, New Delhi Capital Region.
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WTA announces nominees for Grand Final Ceremony in India

4 December 2012 - London/New Delhi
The votes have been counted and the trophies polished as the incredible nation of India steps up to host the most important night of the year in travel – World Travel Awards 2012 Grand Final Gala Ceremony – on 12th December 2012.
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World’s best destinations to wake up in this Christmas

26th November 2012 - London, England
Christmas is typically the most stressful time of the year. The expense of buying gifts, the last-minute shopping scramble, and the heightened expectations of family togetherness can all combine to undermine our best intentions. There is however one guaranteed way to combat “Christmas stress”: travel.
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Excitement gathers ahead of WTA Grand Final 2012 in India

23 November 2012 - London / New Delhi
WTA is gearing up to host its year-long climax to find the very best travel organisations in the world: the Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2012, officially supported by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The red-carpet event will be hosted at The Oberoi, Gurgaon, New Delhi Capital Region on 12th December.
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World Ski Awards set for Kitzbühel 2013 launch

5 November 2012 - London
World Travel Awards, “the Oscars of the travel industry”, is launching a new programme to acknowledge the finest brands in the global ski industry. The inaugural World Ski Awards will take place at the Grand SPA Resort A-ROSA Kitzbühel, Austria on 16th November 2013.
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Asia & Australasia’s travel glitterati celebrate in Singapore

18 October 2012 - Singapore
The travel elite of Asia, Australasia and the Indian Ocean have walked off with top honours at a World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony hosted in Singapore on Thursday 18th October 2012.
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Singapore prepares to host inaugural travel ‘Oscars’

16th October 2012 - Singapore
The votes have been counted, the trophies polished and the VIP guests are starting to arrive as Singapore steps up to host one of the most important evenings of the year for travel and tourism – World Travel Awards 2012 Asia, Australasia & Indian Ocean Ceremony.
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Europe's travel elite triumph in the Algarve

6 October 2012 - The Algarve
Europe's travel elite have walked off with top honours at a World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony hosted at the new Conrad Algarve on Saturday 6th October 2012.
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Elite brands vie for top honours at "travel Oscars" Singapore

1 October 2012 - London
The most successful travel brands in Asia, Australasia and the Indian Ocean are set to be acknowledged at a red-carpet ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) in Singapore on 18th October 2012.
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Europe's travel elite go head-to-head in the Algarve

21st September 2012 - London
Europe's most successful travel brands are set to be acknowledged at a red-carpet ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at the brand new Conrad Algarve on 6th October 2012.
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Africa’s finest travel brands revealed by World Travel Awards

20 September 2012 - London
World Travel Awards (WTA) has unveiled the leading travel brands in Africa for 2012.
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Cream of the Caribbean and Americas celebrate in Turks & Caicos

14 September 2012 - London
Leading travel brands from across the Caribbean and Americas have shared top honours at a World Travel Awards ceremony hosted at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa on 14 September 2012.
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Turks & Caicos Islands prepare to host travel Oscars

13 September 2012 - Providenciales
The voting lines are closed, the trophies polished and the VIP guests starting to arrive as Turks & Caicos makes the final preparations for the most important evening of the year for travel and tourism in the region – World Travel Awards Caribbean & The Americas Ceremony 2012.
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Finest in Caribbean and the Americas to reap rewards in Turks & Caicos

28 August 2012 - London, England
The most successful travel brands in the Caribbean and the Americas are set to be acknowledged at a red-carpet ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa on Friday 14 September 2012.
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Turks & Caicos to host WTA Caribbean & The Americas Ceremony

5 July 2012 - London
The paradise islands of Turks & Caicos will become the focus of the travel and tourism industry when they host World Travel Awards (WTA), the "Oscars of the travel industry", on 14th September 2012.
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New Conrad Algarve to host WTA Europe Ceremony 2012

6 June 2012 - London
World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, has announced that the new Conrad Algarve will host its Europe Ceremony 2012 on 6 October 2012.
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WTA to host Asia & Australasia Ceremony 2012 at TravelRave Singapore

1 June 2012 - London
World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, has announced plans to host its Asia & Australasia Ceremony 2012 during TravelRave, Singapore’s mega travel and tourism festival.
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Cream of Arabia celebrates at World Travel Awards

1 May 2012 - Dubai, UAE, 1st May 2012
The Middle East’s leading travel brands have shared top honours at a VIP gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai on 30th April 2012.
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Middle East’s leading travel brands compete in Dubai for ultimate accolade

29 April 2012 - Dubai, UAE
The Middle East’s most successful travel brands are set to be acknowledged at a glittering gala ceremony hosted by World Travel Awards (WTA) at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa on Monday 30 April 2012.
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WTA to host first ceremony in Kenya in September 2012

12 April 2012 - London & Nairobi
World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, has announced plans to host its first ceremony in Kenya, reflecting the African nation’s continuing evolution into a world-class tourism destination.
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India chosen to host WTA Grand Final 2012

2 April 2012 - London / New Delhi
World Travel Awards (WTA), the "Oscars of the travel industry", has announced it will host its Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2012 at The Oberoi, Gurgaon, New Delhi Capital Region, India on 12th December 2012.
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WTA reveals nominees for 2012 programme

30th April 2012 - London, England
World Travel Awards, “the Oscars of the travel industry”, has unveiled the regional nominees for its 2012 programme.
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Regine Sixt wins WTA “Woman of the Year”

7th March 2012 - Berlin, Germany
Regine Sixt, the President of Sixt Rent a Car, has been named “Woman of the Year” 2011 by World Travel Awards (WTA).
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World's most romantic places to propose this leap year

24 February 2012 - London, England
It's a leap year, when, according to tradition, women can get down on bended knee and ask their dithering partner to take their hand in marriage.
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Dubai’s Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa to host WTA Middle East Ceremony 2012

20 February 2012 - Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa
World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, has announced plans to host its Middle East Ceremony at Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa in Dubai on 30th April 2012.
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Ibrahim Hassan Al-Asmakh wins WTA “Travel Personality of the Year”

6 February 2012 - Doha, Qatar
Ibrahim Hassan Al-Asmakh, President of Regency Group Holdings, has been named “Travel Personality of the Year” by World Travel Awards (WTA).
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WTA starts 2012 global search with call for nominations

1 February 2012 - London
World Travel Awards (WTA), 'the Oscars of the travel industry', is issuing a call to those organisations that aspire to be the best in their sector to participate in its 2012 programme.
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World Travel Awards winners spearhead global recovery

11 January 2012 - Doha, Qatar
World Travel Awards (WTA) capped its year-long search for the world’s most successful travel and tourism brands with its glittering Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Doha, Qatar on 11 January 2012.
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World's leading travel brands head to Qatar for ultimate accolade

09 January 2012 - Doha, Qatar
The travel brands that have shown the greatest strength amid the global economic uncertainty are to be acknowledged at the Grand Final of World Travel Awards, which is being hosted in Doha in partnership with Qatar Tourism Authority on 11 January 2012.
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