2017 World Travel Awards Press Releases

St. Petersburg puts final touches to WTA Gala Ceremony preparations

20 September 2017 - London, UK
With just 10 days to go until St. Petersburg welcomes the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony, the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of the event.
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WTA Caribbean and North America winners revealed

18 September 2017 - London, UK
The World Travel Awards' Caribbean and North America winners have been announced.
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World Travel Awards recognises the best of Latin America tourism

10 September 2017 - Mexico
Riviera Maya has been hailed Mexico & Central America's Leading Beach Destination, while Cancun has been recognised as Mexico & Central America's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2017 in Mexico.
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WTA Caribbean & North America event cancelled owing to Hurricane Irma

8 September 2017 - London, UK
As the Caribbean and Florida coast continues preparing to feel the potential impacts of Hurricane Irma, the World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony will not be going ahead on 16th September. The travel industry's leading awards programme announced early Thursday afternoon (7 September) that the event had been cancelled due to the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Irma.
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World Travel Awards puts final touches to Latin America Ceremony preparations

6 September 2017 - Mexico
Drum roll please... it’s almost show time! Ahead of World Travel Awards’ hugely anticipated Latin America Ceremony this Saturday (9 September 2017), the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of its prestigious event.
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World Travel Awards arrives in Mexico’s Rivieria Maya

5 September 2017 - Mexico
World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in the Mexican Riviera, ahead of the Latin America Ceremony. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday (9th September 2017) at the glittering, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected to attend to discover who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.
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World Travel Awards joins World Spa Awards at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay

4 September 2017 - London, UK
World Travel Awards has confirmed that its Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017 will join World Spa Awards at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in Vietnam.
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Travel Times announced as official media partner for WTA Latin America Ceremony

4 September 2017 - London, UK
World Travel Awards is delighted to announce leading digital travel publication, Travel Times, as an official media partner for its Latin America Ceremony 2017.
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Aeromexico flying high with World Travel Awards

1 September 2017 - London, UK
Earlier this year Aeromexico and Delta became the official airlines sponsors of the Mexican National Football Team - and now Mexico’s flag carrier has made the decision to be a sponsor for World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony.
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Countdown to WTA Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony

31 August 2017 - London, UK
It's the final countdown! World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony is almost here. Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will welcome hospitality leaders from across the region on Saturday 16th September, as they gather to see who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.
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Welcome on board sponsors

30 August 2017 - London, UK
World Travel Awards is proud to welcome on board Scotia Bank, Flow, Bordier and Caicos Express as official sponsors for its upcoming Caribbean and North America Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Nomad Africa announced as official media partner

29 August 2017 - London, UK
Nomad Africa has been announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.
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World Travel Awards joins AHIF and AviaDev in Kigali

25 July 2017 - London, UK
Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on 10th October.
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Rwanda revealed as host for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony

18 July 2017 - London, UK
Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 set to take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on 10th October.
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Satguru Travel confirmed as sponsor for World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony

14 July 2017 - London, UK
World Travel Awards (WTA) is delighted to announce another sponsor sup-porting this year’s Africa Gala Ceremony. We welcome on board, Satguru Travel.
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Maldives triumphs at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean event

9 July 2017 - Maldives
Maldives has been recognised as Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination, Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination and Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination at World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Dhiraagu revealed as new sponsor of World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

7 July 2017 - Maldives
World Travel Awards is pleased to announce leading digital provider, Dhiraagu, as a sponsor for its upcoming Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony.
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MVHOTELS announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards Indian Ocean event

4 July 2017 - Maldives
MVHOTELS has been announced as an official media partner for World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony.
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World Travel Awards alights in the Maldives ahead of Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

3 July 2017 - Maldives
World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in the Maldives, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday (8th July) at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected to attend to discover who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.
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Excitement builds ahead of World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

21 June 2017 - London, UK
Excitement is building for this year's World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 as the travel industry's leading awards programme makes its final preparations for the prestigious event, which is taking place on Saturday 8th July in the Maldives.
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Hong Kong leads winners at World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

5 June 2017 - Shanghai, China
Hong Kong has been recognised as Asia's Leading City Break Destination at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 in China.
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World Travel Awards lands in Shanghai

31 May 2017 - Shanghai, China
World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in Shanghai ahead of the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017.
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World Travel Awards puts final touches to Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony preparations

23 May 2017 - London, UK
Drum roll please… it’s almost show time! With less than a fortnight to go before World Travel Awards arrives in Shanghai for the launch of its Grand Tour 2017, the travel industry’s leading awards programme is delighted to unveil the latest details of its Asia & Australasia event.
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SriLankan Airlines are flying high after World Travel Awards confirms sponsorship deal

22 May 2017 - London, UK
SriLankan Airlines has been announced as the airline sponsor of World Travel Awards’ upcoming Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017.
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Sun Aqua Vilu Reef to host World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

20 April 2017 - London, UK
World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that the five-star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef will host its prestigious Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 on the 8th July.
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The worldwide voting window for Africa is now open!

30 March 2017 - London, UK
Industry insiders, consumers and stakeholders from around the world are invited to cast their votes for the organisations in Africa that they consider the very best in the business, ahead of World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony.
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The worldwide voting window for the Caribbean, North, Central and South America is now open!

22 March 2017 - London, UK
Industry insiders, consumers and stakeholders from around the world are invited to cast their votes for the organisations in these regions that they consider the very best in the business, ahead of the WTA Latin America Ceremony and the WTA Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony.
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World Travel Awards set for Latin America Ceremony at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

21 March 2017 - London
World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 2017 at the glittering, all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on 9th September.
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Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa prepares to welcome World Travel Awards

8 March 2017 - London, United Kingdom
World Travel Awards has revealed that Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will host the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2017. Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand on Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos will welcome leaders from across the region on Saturday 16th September as they gather to see who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.
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Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai unveiled as host for Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

15 February 2017 - London, United Kingdom
World Travel Awards has revealed the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 will be hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai. The news comes as the industry leading awards programme begins its 24th year with the launch of the Grand Tour 2017.
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