The 10th Annual World Travel Awards Ceremony, October 13th 2003.

In little under than two weeks the World Travel Awards will be taking place at the world-renowned Plaza Hotel. Travel personalities and representatives from all fields of the travel industry will be waiting in anticipation for the results of the votes at the glittering star-studded event.
This is the 10th Annual Award Ceremony and in order to combine the glitz and glamour of The Plaza Hotel with the most prestigious date in the travel industry’s calendar the night will have a ‘Broadway’ theme with a number of stars from the theatre making an appearance.
The World Travel Awards nominees for this years Leading Spa Resort are as follows;
Africa’s Leading Spa Resort:

The Residence, Tunis

Serenite Wellness, Cape Town

The Western Cape Hotel & Spa

Earth Lodge at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

The Hydro at Stellenbosch

Asia’s Leading Spa Resort:

Ana Mandara Resort & Spa, Vietnam

Royal Cliff Beach Resort, Pattaya, Thailand

Chiva Som, Hua Hin, Thailand

Banyan Tree, Bintan, Indonesia

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

Australasia’s Leading Spa Resort:

Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, Bora Bora

Angsana Resort & Spa, Great Barrier Reef

Golden Door Resort Spa, Cypress Lakes

Kimi Ora Health Spa Resort, New Zealand

Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast Australia

Caribbean’s Leading Spa Resort:

Sandy Lane, Barbados

The Body Holiday at LeSPORT, St. Lucia

Malliohana Hotel & Spa, Anguilla

Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa at La Toc

Le Grand Courlan Resort & Spa, Tobago

Central & Latin America’s Leading Spa Resort:

Casa del Mar Golf Resort & Spa, Cabo

Pura Vida Good Life Centre, Costa Rica

Maroma Resort & Spa, Mexico

Barcelo Rancho Rio Perlas Resort & Spa

Maruba Resort & Jungle Spa, Belize


Europe’s Leading Spa Resort:

Forte Village, Sardinia

Le Meridien Limassol, Cyprus

Mardavall Hotel & Spa, Mallorca

Kempinski San Lawrenz Resort & Spa, Malta

The St. David’s Hotel & Spa
Anassa Cyprus

Indian Ocean’s Leading Spa Resort:

One & Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritius

The Oberoi, Mauritius

Coco Palm Resort & Spa, Maldives

Taj Exotica Resort, Maldives

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

Middle East’s Leading Spa Resort:

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

One & Only Royal Miage Dubai

Grand Hyatt Muscat

Hotel Inter-Continental Abu Dhabi

Metropolitan Resort & Beach Club

Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

North America’s Leading Spa Resort:

Four Seasons Resort, Hualalai

Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Lake Buena Vista

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

South America’s Leading Spa Resort:

La Posada del Qenti Spa & Health Resort, Argentina

Termas de Chillan Ski & Spa Resort, Chile

Curotel Clinica E Spa, Brazil

Four Seasons Resort, Carmelo, Uruguay

World’s Leading Spa Resort:

Champney’s, Tring UK

La Source, Grenada

Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay

Amandari Resort & Spa, Bali

Le Sport, St. Lucia

Le Meridien Limassol

Forte Village, Sardinia

Sheraton Cesme Hotel, Resort & Spa, Turkey

Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa, Maldives

Sandy Lane, Barbados

The World Travel Awards are expected to be even more exciting than last year’s electrifying event held at Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort. The prestigious event saw Forte Village Spa in Sardinia winning the award of the World’s Best spa and other winners included Wyndham Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa in Colorado and The BodyHoliday at LeSPORT in St. Lucia.

To see the complete list of last year’s winners and for more information on The World Travel Awards go to