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We are really delighted to have won. It is very significant to us because it comes from the travelling public. We appreciate it greatly and thank World Travel Awards for instituting these awards to reward travel excellence.

Shola Adeyemo, Public Relations Manager, Transcorp Hilton Abuja


To have won a World Travel Award is amazing. We are over the moon! We are excited about this award and look forward to sharing the news with our clients.

Simon Kabu, CEO, Bonfire Adventures


We are very proud to be part of this incredible association.

Tina Aponte, Managing Director & Owner, Royal Chundu Luxury Zambezi Lodge


This is such a wonderful award and, hopefully, it will enable us to sell Rwanda even more.

Jacqui Sebageni, Managing Director, Thousand Hills Africa


We are so, so happy and proud to have won a sixth World Travel Award. It is a worldwide award that people respect - and winning these awards can only help market Leopard Beach Resort & Spa even further.

Karan S. Ubhi, Managing Director, Leopard Beach Resort & Spa


This is a great accolade which will help the world to see that Durban is the place to be.

Lindiwe Rakharebe, CEO, Durban International Convention Centre


World Travel Awards are very, very important and for us to have won for a second consecutive year, is fantastic.

José Pereira, General Manager, Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort


For us to win a World Travel Awards for two years running, is a great achievement. It’s a great honour for us and an award that we can share with the rest of the world.

Khalid Shapi, Managing Director, Pollman's Tours & Safaris


This is a big win for us! And this is going to make it very easy for our sales and marketing team.

George Kiruku, Regional Sales Manager, Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa


This award is a huge endorsement. It will add credibility to our company and help make us known to the world. With the accreditation of this award, customers are going to be able to trust us with the service we deliver.

Moustafa H Khataw, Managing Director & CEO, UNIGLOBE Skylink Travel & Tours Limited


This is a great award and a great recognition for the hotel. Hopefully it well help us welcome a lot of new guests, going forward.

Volker Heiden, Area Vice President, Protea Hotels by Marriott & African Pride Hotels


This is a gorgeous thank-you! This [a World Travel Award] is a very prestigious award.


Gerold Held, General Manager, Hotel Astoria, a Rocco Forte Hotel


This award is going to help us promote our property. It is a very well known award so it is going to help a lot.

George Karayiannis, Managing Director, Astra Suites Santorini


InterContinental Malta is already known as one of the leading hotels in Malta and having won a prestigious World Travel Award is proof of this.

Jesmond Debono, Director of Sales, InterContinental Malta


This award is a real honour. We are very proud that our guests and partners hold us in such high esteem. Our guests know World Travel Awards and when they see our awards, they are proud that they have chosen the right place to stay.

Rossi Boutique Hotel & SPA, , St. Petersburg


World Travel Awards are the Oscars of the industry and so every company, wherever they are in the world, will be able to use the World Travel Award brand.

Debrah Dhugga, Managing Director, DUKES Collection


This is the best prize we could have won. World Travel Awards are highly recognised by our clientele.

Dinis Pires, General Manager, Hilton Vilamoura


We’re delighted to have won this award for the third time. It’s a great accolade and a great pleasure to be here. A big thank-you to everyone who voted for us.

Jurgen Sutherland, Area General Manager, Hilton London Heathrow Airport


It is a huge recognition and honour to have won a World Travel Award. We are very happy!

Enrique Montes, Hotel Director, Lopesan Baobab Resort


This is a special award as it the first award for Cristiano Ronaldo. We have two very nice hotels together and this is the first award he is winning, not on the football field but in hotels! Congratulations to Cristiano and his team, and to Pestana Hotels & Resorts.

John Veensma, Director of Operation, Pestana Hotels & Resorts


Many thanks to our colleagues, employees and everyone who voted for us. To have won a World Travel Award is an incredible achievement.

Konstantinos Zikos, CEO, HotelBrain


Being voted the number one hotel in the city means a great deal to me - and especially to the team who we couldn’t do without. We will make sure everyone knows about this award!

David Nicholson, Representative, Jumeirah Frankfurt


We are very humbled to have won after only one year of operating - and I know that our marketing department will be over the moon. It’s a great story to share with our guests.

Alexander Plyatsevoy, COO, Rêvelton Suites


This award is very important for us. Thank you World Travel Awards!

Margarida Almeida Ribeiro, Owner, Lisboa 1908 Hotel


To have won a World Travel Award means so much. I am honoured and blessed.

Wolfgang Brand, General Manager, Ka'ana Resort


Wyndham Guayaquil is a relatively new hotel, having openly opened four years ago, and this is the most important prize we have obtained so far.

Andres Casal, President of the Board of Directors, Wyndham Guayaquil


I am very proud. This will definitely be a big help for us in marketing Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel.

Pierre Berthier, General Manager, Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel


It is an amazing honour to be recognised for the second year in a row by the prestigious World Travel Awards.

Giancarlo Mulinelli, Vice President Sales, Aeromexico


It means a lot to us. To have won a World Travel Award four years in a row - it’s a wonderful testimony to our airport community.

Andrew O'Brian, President & CEO, Quiport


We are very honoured and pleased to have been recognised for the third consecutive year. This is recognition of the effort we put into making Delta the best airline in the region.

Roberto Girotti, Executive Consultant, Delta Air Lines


It means a lot to us. World Travel Awards are the Oscars of the hotels. We appreciate being recognised for what we are doing here everyday. Love all, serve all - that’s our motto, so will keep on with that.

Jan Hundrieser, General Manager, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya


We have now won this award for the third year running which is amazing! We are very proud to win an award from what is effectively the Oscars of the travel industry and we’re really looking forward to celebrating, so thank-you.

William Harley-Fleming, General Manager, JA Manafaru


This award means so much. It is great to say that we were recognised by World Travel Awards and to be able to say that we are the best.

Michal Smejc, General Manager, Velaa Private Island


For an airline the size of Air Seychelles to win four World Travel Awards for the second year running, is unbelievable. It’s fantastic, we are really, re-ally proud. These awards underline our pedigree.

Roy Kinnear, CEO, Air Seychelles


We are delighted that the excellence of Mauritius in the honeymoon and wedding segment has been recognised at the highest level by World Travel Awards.

Kevin Ramkaloan, Director, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority


This recognition by World Travel Awards is great. World Travel Award are the best awards in the tourism industry.

Hussein Lirar, Deputy Minister of Tourism Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corpo-ration, Tourism Maldives


We are all so thrilled to win a World Travel Award. It means the team have done what we as the management expect of them: the best.

Evgenia Boyankova, Group Director of Business Development, Sun Siyam Resorts


We are delighted to receive the World Travel Award for 'Asia's Leading City Break Destination.' This prestigous accolade recognises that Hong Kong is a unique, vibrant and cosmopolitan destination, which offers vistors the best of everything, from dining and nightlife to sports and the great outdoors.

Dawn Page, Director, UK and Northern Europe, Hong Kong Tourism Board


Winning a World Travel Award is really, really exciting. It’s something we can share with our future guests to come, as well as all of the past guests who have supported the resort. With this award we can go out to the public, to the audiences to let them know what they can expect at the resort. It is an accolade we should be proud of and that we should go and share with the rest of the world.

Jocelyn Whiteside, Director of Sales & Marketing, InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort


We have won the award of New Zealand's Leading Boutique Hotel 2017 for 12 years now, so it has become the benchmark against which we judge our performance. World Travel Awards are very special to the team at The George Christchurch.

Yoshihiro Kawamura, Director & Owner, The George Christchurch


It is a big honour to win an award in the 24th year of World Travel Awards and I will celebrate this huge achievement with my team. We are very proud to be part of the World Travel Awards family – it’s a great honour.

Stefan Heintze, General Manager, Layana Resort & Spa


Winning a World Travel Award is incredible. It means we are on the right path. It is a very prestigious award – people recognise it across the country – and we always get a lot of lounge business through World Travel Awards.

Kerrsi Rusi Mistry, General Manager – Commercial, Mumbai Airport Lounge Services


Winning four World Travel Awards is a great source of pride for us. It shows that our associates are doing a great job and it serves as big thank-you to our guests who have been so supportive of Serena Hotels.

Aziz Boolani, CEO South & Central Asia, Serena Hotels


It’s such a pleasure and honour to accept this award. We strive for excellence and it will be great to communicate to a wider audience all the fantastic things we are doing at the Conrad Seoul – creating inspiring experiences, one day at a time.

Andrew Moore, Director of Business Development, Conrad Seoul


To win a World Travel Award – the first time we have won one – is incredibly special, particularly this year which marks the 15th anniversary for the Four Seasons Shanghai Hotel.

Chloe Quian, Assistant Director of Public Relations & Communications, Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai


It is a really great honour to receive this amazing award and to have done so in what is a milestone year for Hydramas Travel & Tours - it’s our 20th anniversary - is extra special.

Alif Asraf Kamarun Zaman, Executive Director and CEO, Hydramas Travel & Tours


We are extremely privileged and honoured to have won another World Travel Award – they are quite the accolade.

Saminda Perera, General Manager – Marketing, SriLankan Airlines


To be associated with World Travel Awards is absolutely amazing. It is a fantastic recognition and represents the culmination of a great team effort at Armani Hotel, with everyone putting in an immense effort to win such an incredible award.

Mark Kirby, General Manager, Armani Hotel Dubai


For Seychelles to win at World Travel Awards speaks volumes – it is not only massive for us an airline, but also as a country. Our economy is heavily dependent on inbound tourism so the accolade spreads the message about Air Seychelles and Seychelles as a tourist destination. The victory is incredibly valuable.

Roy Kinnear, CEO, Air Seychelles


World Travel Awards is voted for by people who know, who use and who care. We are so proud to have won such a prestigious award.

Choe Peng Sum, CEO, Frasers Hospitality


It is a humbling experience to have won a World Travel Award. This is a title we want to preserve as we continue to grow our destination.

Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Tourism Minister, Jamaica


World Travel Awards show recognition for Etihad Airways and what we are trying to achieve. These awards mean something, not only to the travel trade but to our guests. It is recognition for our staff, our cabin crew, for their hard work. The things we do, the efforts we make, this lets us know, we are appreciated.

Calum Laming, Vice President Guest Experience, Etihad Airways


When you are recognised this way by the World Travel Awards – it makes it all worth it. Of course, it is thanks to our team, and the owners who give us the opportunity to manage their hotels, so we are grateful and hopefully can defend out title again soon.

Omar Kaddouri, Chief Executive, Rotana Hotels


We always strive to be the best, so to gain recognition from the voters of World Travel Awards is very important and it means our members, our staff, our owners and our investors can see value in all that we do. We are thrilled to have won.

Josef Forstmayr, Managing Director, Round Hill Hotel & Villas


Our victory at World Travel Awards will elevate us even higher in the view of the world.

Margaret Benua, Chair of the Board, Maimi Beach CVB


This is something very special – the citizens of Quito feel empowered to have won the award. We are delighted to have this award.

Patricio Gaybor, General Director, Quito Tourism

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