2013 World Travel Awards Press Releases

World Travel Awards reveals global winners in Doha

30 November 2013 - Doha - Qatar
The 2013 World Travel Awards Grand Final was hosted at a glittering ceremony at La Cigale Hotel in Doha, Qatar on 30th November 2013.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Doha, Qatar

28 November 2013 - Doha - Qatar
World Travel Awards has arrived in Doha, Qatar for what is certain to be a glittering Grand Final Gala Ceremony at the magnificent La Cigale Hotel on November 30th 2013. World Travel Awards celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year, and the Grand Final Ceremony completes the World Grand Tour which has seen awards presented across 5 continents culminating to the Grand Finale at the end of 2013.
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World Travel Awards reveals Africa winners

16 October 2013 - Nairobi, Kenya
Kenya Tourism Board, Twiga Tours, Kenya Airways, Serena Hotels, &Beyond and Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya were among the top names to emerge victorious at the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony hosted by the elegant Safari Park Hotel & Casino, Nairobi, Kenya.
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World Travel Awards salutes Asia & Australasia winners

1 October 2013 - Dubai
Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts, Air New Zealand, Conrad and Malaysia Airlines were among the top brands to emerge victorious from the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony. The event was hosted by Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa, and marked the upscale Asian operators first property opening in Dubai.
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World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony boasts international entertainment line up

29 September 2013 - Dubai
Over four hundred senior travel decision-makers from across Asia and Australasia are scheduled to attend what promises to be one of the most important events in the travel industry calendar.
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Voting opens for World Travel Awards' 2013 Travel Technology Nominees.

26 September 2013 - London
Online voting has now opened and the organisers of the awards are encouraging travel, tourism and hospitality professionals as well as business and leisure travellers to submit votes to determine those companies and organisations who excel in in the Travel Technology sector of travel, tourism and hospitality.
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World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony heads for Dubai.

25 September 2013 - London
World Travel Awards will host the elite of the Asia and Australasia travel industries on October 1st 2013.World Travel Awards is widely regarded as the best networking opportunity in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international media. For this year’s Gala Event, travel, tourism and hospitality organisations from 40 countries will receive prestigious top accolades at the glittering Gala Presentation Ceremony at Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa.
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World Travel Awards selects Doha, Qatar for Grand Final

19 September 2013 - London
World Travel Awards (WTA) has ended months of speculation by confirming its 20th anniversary Grand Final will be hosted by La Cigale Hotel, Doha on November 30th 2013.
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World Travel Awards winners glitter in Antigua

14 September 2013 - Antigua
Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, Sandals Resorts International, Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines were among the top tourism industry stakeholders to emerge victorious from the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North American Gala Ceremony this evening.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Antigua

13 September 2013 - Antigua
World Travel Awards has arrived in Antigua ahead of the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony. The event – which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa – will welcome representatives from over 30 competing nations.
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World Travel Awards announces Safari Park Hotel for prestigious Africa Gala Ceremony

4 September 2013 - London
World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, announces the Safari Park Hotel & Casino as the prestigious venue in Nairobi, Kenya, where WTA’s Africa Gala Ceremony 2013 will take place on 16th October 2013.
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World Travel Award winners triumph in Europe

31 August 2013 - Antalya, Turkey
Lufthansa, Cornelia, Mantis, Intercontinental, Avis, and Kuoni were among the top brand names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Europe ceremony, held in Antalya, Turkey on 31st August 2013.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Antalya, Turkey

30 August 2013 - London
World Travel Awards has arrived in Antalya, Turkey for what promises to be a glittering Gala Ceremony at the magnificent Cornelia Diamond Resort & Spa on August 31st 2013. Some 100 awards will be presented to the cream of Europe’s Travel Tourism and Hospitality industry following a voting process involving 230,000 travel tourism and hospitality professionals worldwide.
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Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa prepares to host travel elite for World Travel Awards 2013.

20 August 2013 - London
World Travel Awards looks set to host the elite of the Caribbean and North American travel industries on September 14th 2013.The Awards are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international media. For this years’ Gala Event, travel, tourism and hospitality organisations from 30 countries will compete for these prestigious top accolades culminating in a glittering Gala Presentation Ceremony in Antigua.
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Europe's travel elite ready for World Travel Awards in Antalya, Turkey

16 August 2013 - London
Leading travel brands and organisations are set to go ‘head to head’ in what promises to be a thrilling World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony, to be hosted at Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Antalya, Turkey on August 31st 2013.
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Entries open for World Travel Awards' 2013 Travel Technology nominations

12 August 2013 - London
World Travel Awards is issuing a call to those organisations that aspire to be the best of the best in the business to participate in the World Travel Awards 2013 Travel Technology nominations.
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Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa to Host Glittering World Travel Awards

24 July 2013 - London
World Travel Awards, known as “the Oscars of the travel industry,” heads for the idyllic Caribbean, where its gala ceremony will recognize the very best in travel, tourism and hospitality from two regions on September 14, 2013. WTA’s Caribbean and North American event will be held at the glamorous Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa, affirming the island’s impressive force as a leading destination, not just in the Caribbean but throughout the world.
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World Travel Awards winners triumph in Lima, Peru

20 July 2013 - Lima, Peru
Mexico, Peru and Ecuador were among the big names to emerge victorious during the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2013, held at the Huacca Pucllana Temple, Lima on July 20th July 2013.
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Gastronomy capital of Latin America, Lima, Peru prepares for glittering World Travel Awards

17 July 2013 - London
World Travel Awards, regarded worldwide as the "Oscars of the Travel Industry" has arrived in exotic Lima, Peru where the glittering World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony Central & South America take place on July 20th.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Lima, Peru

16 July 2013 - Peru
The "Oscars of the Travel Industry" has arrived in Lima, Peru for what promises to be a glittering Gala Ceremony at the magnificent Huaca Pucllana on July 20th 2013.
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World Travel Awards makes history in Lima, Peru

7 June 2013 - London
World Travel Awards, heads for Lima Peru to make history, for this is where the Central and South America Gala ceremony will be held for the first time on July 20th 2013. The glittering red carpet event will take place at the site of the ancient Huaca Pucllana temple, located in the central Miraflores district, in the heart of the city.
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World Travel Awards opens voting for Asia & Australasia

6 June 2013 - London
Online voting for 2013 has now opened and the organisers of the awards are encouraging both trade and consumers to submit votes in order to determine those companies and organisations who excel in travel, tourism and hospitality in the Asia & Australasia region.
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World Travel Awards unveils Africa Nominees for 2013

29 May 2013 - London, United Kingdom
Online voting has now opened and the organisers of the awards are encouraging both trade and consumers to submit votes in order to determine those companies and organisations who excel in travel, tourism and hospitality in the Africa region.
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World Travel Awards winners triumph in the Maldives

13 May 2013 - Maldives
Hilton Hotels, Air Mauritius, Sun Island Resort & Spa, Seychelles and Lux Resorts were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Indian Ocean ceremony, held at the Paradise Island Resort & Spa, Maldives on 12th May 2013.
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SriLankan Airlines partners World Travel Awards for Indian Ocean Ceremony

10 May 2013 - London, United Kingdom
SriLankan Airlines, the National Airline of Sri Lanka, is delighted to partner with World Travel Awards, for the first ever Indian Ocean Gala ceremony in the Maldives which takes place on May 12th. World Travel Awards is widely acknowledge as the "Oscars of the travel industry" and is seen as a premier networking event for industry professional from all over the world.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Maldives

10 May 2013 - Maldives
The "Oscars of the Travel Industry" has arrived in the Maldives for what promises to be a glittering Gala Ceremony at Paradise Island Resort & Spa on May 12th 2013.
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World Travel Awards sparkles with winners at Middle East Ceremony

6 May 2013 - Dubai, UAE
Etihad, Burj al Arab, Emirates, Avis, Europcar, Qatar and Rotana were among the big names to emerge victorious at World Travel Awards 2013 Middle East Ceremony, held at Le Royal Meridien Resort & Spa Dubai on 5 May 2013.
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Maldives to welcome the

30 April 2013 - London, United Kingdom
A world “first” for the Maldives as it prepares to host the World Travel Awards – Indian Ocean in May. This prestigious event acclaimed globally as a premier networking platform in the travel and hospitality industry will hold an elegant and glamorous 5 star island-style event, synonymous with the idyllic Maldives. The Gala ceremony marks a double celebratory year of 40 years of Tourism for the Maldives, and World Travel Awards 20th Anniversary.
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World Travel Awards reveals its Caribbean & North American Nominees for 2013

27 April 2013 - London, England
Online voting has now opened and the organisers of the awards are encouraging both trade and consumers to submit their votes in order to determine those who excel in travel, tourism and hospitality in the Caribbean and North American region.
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Kenya to host Africa's

20 April 2013 - London, United Kingdom
Kenya’s profile as a preferred tourist destination has received a boost with the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) winning the bid to host this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa region on 16th October this year. The WTA nominations will recognise excellence in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, thus encouraging nominees to uphold constant improvement in products and delivery of service.
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Central & South American Nominees revealed for 2013

19 April 2013 - London, United Kingdom
Online voting has now opened and the organisers of the awards are encouraging both trade and consumers to submit votes in order to determine those companies and organisations who excel in travel, tourism and hospitality in the combined regions.
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Le Royal Meridien Resort and Spa to host Middle East Ceremony

12 April 2013 - London, United Kingdom
Opening World Travel Awards' 2013 Grand Tour, this gala presentation ceremony heralds the start of a global search for the very best travel, tourism and hospitality organisations around the world. WTA’s Middle East Ceremony will be held in Dubai for the sixth year in succession, affirming the emirate’s impressive force in travel trends, not just in the region but throughout the world.
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Paradise Island Resort & Spa to host Indian Ocean Awards Ceremony

12 April 2013 - London, United Kingdom
Paradise Island Resort & Spa, an uncompromising destination of luxury and comfort, is to host the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality industry’s elite on May 12th 2013 at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. Set on the island of Lankanfinolhu, floats a little piece of paradise located in North Male Atoll, which is just a fifteen-minute speedboat ride from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport.
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World Travel Awards unveils glittering Europe line up

9 April 2013 - London, United Kingdom
World Travel Awards unveils its Europe Nominees for 2013 as voting opens for the European Awards which is set to become the hottest ticket on the agenda in this busy tourism region.
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Final call for Indian Ocean votes

2 April 2013 - London, United Kingdom
World Travel Awards (WTA), ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’, is issuing a final call to those organisations in the Indian Ocean region to vote.
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Final call for Middle East votes

31 March 2013 - London, United Kingdom
The World Travel Awards - Middle East have become a hot ticket on the agenda for Awards across a myriad of categories in this tourism hub.
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World Travel Awards announces magnificent Lima, Peru to host South & Central American Awards

28 March 2013 - London, United Kingdom
World Travel Awards is delighted to confirm their new host for the South & Central America Gala Ceremony as Lima, Peru. Regarded as the premier global awards ceremony for the Travel and Hospitality industry, the World Travel Awards evening will see entrants in the South & Central American sector, competing in over 140 categories, who will gather in Lima at an iconic huaca temple on July 20th 2013 for the gala Awards ceremony.
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World Travel Awards starts 2013 global search with call for nominations

7 January 2013 - London, England
World Travel Awards (WTA), ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’, is issuing a call to those organisations that aspire to be recognised as the best in their field, as voted by their fellow professionals, to participate in its 20th anniversary, 2013 programme.
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