Lee Sherry, director of commercial member services, Rovia, speaks to Breaking Travel News about what Rovia brings to the hospitality market around the world and how it feels to have been recognised as the best in the world by the World Travel Awards.
Grant McCloud, membership marketing director, DreamTrips, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the value of the World Travel Awards and the responsibility it places on a brand to stay head of its competitors.
Rovia - named the World’s Leading Online Travel Agency and World’s Leading Travel Club by the World Travel Awards in 2014 - is pioneering online travel booking technology through its website and mobile platforms. Offering travel packages in 27 countries and 24 hour international support makes Rovia a definitively growing global travel company.
Rovia has been recognised as both North America’s Leading Travel Agency and United States’ Leading Travel Agency by the World Travel Awards - two additional WTA awards for the company this year. World Travel Awards announced its winners in the Caribbean & North America regions earlier. Earlier this month, Rovia was also recognised as Asia’s Leading Online Travel Agency for 2014.
Rovia has been recognised as Asia’s Leading Online Travel Agency by the World Travel Awards program. The World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony was held in New Delhi, at The Oberoi, on Friday, with hundreds of tourism professionals in attendance.
DreamTrips Vacation Club has been named Asia’s Leading Travel Club by the World Travel Awards at the annual Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony in New Delhi. This is the third WTA regional award for the travel club this year, with the brand having also taken the titles of Europe’s Leading Travel Club and Africa’s Leading Travel Club.
DreamTrips Vacation Club has been voted Europe’s Leading Travel Club for 2014 as part of the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony was held at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Athens, Greece, with hundreds of hospitality industry leaders in attendance.
The British government has announced its intention to award the new Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise to Govia Thameslink Railway. The seven year franchise – the largest ever let in terms of passenger numbers – will help deliver the government’s multi-billion pound investment in the region’s rail network, opening up new routes across London and improving services to scores of destinations.
Rovia has been named ‘North America’s Leading Travel Agency’ at the 2013 World Travel Awards Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony in Antigua and Barbuda. World Travel Awards is one of the most prestigious awards programs in the global travel and tourism industry.
Rovia has been awarded the title of World’s Leading Travel Booking Website at the 2012 World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony held in Gurgaon, New Delhi. The site was selected over other leading booking engines such as Orbitz, Expedia, Priceline, and Travelocity.