Invitation to Press Conference: 9th Annual World Travel Awards Ceremony in St. Lucia, the Official S

The prestigious 9th Annual World Travel Awards Ceremony, the most exhilarating event in the travel calendar, will make its debut visit to the stunning location of Simply Beautiful St. Lucia, on 25 October 2002. The unique ceremony will be held in the luxurious surroundings of the New, Ultra All-Inclusive Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort. This Four Diamond resort, set on its own peninsula surrounded by the sea on both sides, makes it the ultimate setting for this years World Travel Awards Ceremony. 

The World Travel Awards
was organized in 1993 to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in the world’s travel and tourism industry. Now in its ninth year, travel professionals and discerning travellers alike have come to regard the World Travel Awards as the best endorsement that any travel product could hope to receive.

To highlight this international event being brought to the island of St. Lucia, The World Travel Awards Group and The St. Lucia Tourist Board are holding a joint press conference at Sandals St. Lucia Golf Resort & Spa.  Hosting the event are: Peter Hillary Modest, Director of Tourism St. Lucia Tourist Board and Graham E. Cooke, President of World Travel Awards Group.

Press Conference details;

Tuesday, September 10, 2002

10:00am -            Official Signing of the World Travel Awards Contract

10:15am - 12:00pm

-  Press Conference
- Video Presentation of past World Travel Awards Events

- Unveiling of World Travel Awards 2002 Website

                    - Q & A Session

12 Noon -              Luncheon @ Sandals St. Lucia Resort & Golf Club                      
Guest Speakers

Hon. Philip J. Piere, Minister of Tourism, Commerce, Investment & Consumer Affairs, St. Lucia

Peter Hillary Modest, Director of Tourism, St. Lucia Tourist Board

Graham E. Cooke, President, World Travel Awards


RSVP by September 7, 2002

Manon Han

Organising Director

World Travel Awards

Phone: +44 20 7887 1900

Fax: +44 20 7887 6444

Email: [email protected]

Tracey Warner-Arnold

Marketing Manager

St. Lucia Tourist Board

P.O. Box 221 Castries, St. Lucia

Phone: +1 758 452 4094

Fax: +1 758 453-1121

Email: [email protected]
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