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Final call to vote ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australia Gala Ceremony

Final call to vote ahead of World Travel Awards Asia & Australia Gala Ceremony

2 days ago in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Industry insiders, consumers and stakeholders in the regional travel sectors are being urged to cast their ballots ahead of the deadline for votes at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014. The ceremony will take place at The Oberoi, New Delhi, India, on October 10th, with voting scheduled to close on August 24th. → Read More

Breaking Travel News investigates: Quito: A journey to the centre of the earth

Breaking Travel News investigates: Quito: A journey to the centre of the earth

2 days ago in Focus

Having just taken the title of South America’s Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards, Quito, capital of Ecuador, has been riding high. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole visits the city to see how it is coming to terms with its newfound place in the international tourism spotlight. → Read More

Costa Navarino recognised by World Travel Awards in Greece

Costa Navarino recognised by World Travel Awards in Greece

6 days ago in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Costa Navarino, the prime sustainable destination located in the Greek region of Messinia, south-west Peloponnese, has been awarded first place in the category of Europe’s Responsible Tourism Award at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2014. The World Travel Awards serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. → Read More

St. David’s Hotel & Spa tastes success at the World Travel Awards

St. David’s Hotel & Spa tastes success at the World Travel Awards

6 days ago in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

St. David’s Hotel & Spa in Cardiff, the only five star hotel in the Welsh capital, has been recognised as Wales’ Leading Business Hotel and Wales’ Leading Hotel at the European gala of the World Travel Awards held in Athens. Part of the PH Hotels collection, the 142-bedroom hotel complete with the award winning Marine Spa, overlooking Cardiff Bay, reigned victorious against properties including the Cardiff Marriott, Park Plaza Cardiff and Celtic Manor to clinch top spot across the two categories. → Read More

Quito takes South America’s Leading Destination title at World Travel Awards

Quito takes South America’s Leading Destination title at World Travel Awards

Quito has been named South America´s Leading Destination by the World Travel Awards. This is the second consecutive year the city has won this prestigious award. The Ecuadorian capital was also the host of the Gala Ceremony of this renowned competition, which gathered a full and international audience of leading tourism industry and media representatives. → Read More

LAN Airlines takes South America’s Leading Airline title at World Travel Awards

LAN Airlines takes South America’s Leading Airline title at World Travel Awards

12th Aug 2014 in Airline News

For the third consecutive year, LAN Airlines, a member of LATAM Airlines Group, has received the award for South America’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards. TAM Airlines, also member of the group, was a nominee in the same category. → Read More

World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

World Travel Awards recognises the best of South & Central American tourism in Quito

A host of industry leaders are celebrating this evening after the winners were revealed at the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014. In front of an elite industry audience at the Centro Cultural Itchimbía, in Ecuadorian capital Quito, LAN Airlines walked away with the title of South America’s Leading Airline, while South America’s Leading Business Travel Destination went to Bogota, Colombia. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Sandra Naranjo, minister of tourism, Ecudaor

Breaking Travel News interview: Sandra Naranjo, minister of tourism, Ecudaor

9th Aug 2014 in Focus

Video: Ahead of the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014 Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here sits down with newly appointed Ecuadorian tourism minister Sandra Naranjo to discuss the upcoming event. Minister Naranjo also discusses her ambitions for the office, the growing importance of the tourism sector to the Ecuadorian economy and the new markets the country is seeking to develop. → Read More

Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière cements reputation with World Travel Awards win

Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière cements reputation with World Travel Awards win

7th Aug 2014 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière has confirmed its status as an exceptional luxury establishment by winning for the second year in a row the titles of Europe’s Leading City Hotel and France’s Leading Hotel Suite at the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards 2014 ceremony took place in Athens, Greece. The event distinguishes excellence in all areas of the travel and tourism industry. → Read More

World Travel Awards lands in Quito ahead of South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014

World Travel Awards lands in Quito ahead of South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014

7th Aug 2014 in Travel Events NewsTourism News

World Travel Awards has arrived in Quito, capital of world-beating tourism destination Ecuador, ahead of the South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014. The event will take place this Saturday, August 9th, at Centro Cultural Itchimbía, Quito, with hundreds of industry leaders in attendance. Ecuadorian writer, photographer and television personality Renato Ortega will host the ceremony, which will also welcome a stellar entertainment line-up. Taking the stage will be the native artisans of the Quito School of Arts & Crafts, while a violin tribute to the Avenue of Volcanoes will also be performed. → Read More

World Travel Awards postpones Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards postpones Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

6th Aug 2014 in Travel Events NewsTourism News

World Travel Awards has regretfully been forced to postpone its Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2014, scheduled to take place at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja on September 5th. The decision follows the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in sections of West Africa. While only two cases of the virus have been reported in Africa’s most populous nation, World Travel Awards and Transcorp Hilton Abuja have taken the decision to ensure the safety of guests. → Read More

Dukes St James London celebrates at World Travel Awards

Dukes St James London celebrates at World Travel Awards

6th Aug 2014 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

Dukes St James London is celebrating its latest success at the World Travel Awards, with the luxury boutique hotel being awarded England’s Leading Hotel, proudly retaining this esteemed title for a consecutive year. Dukes general manager, Debrah Dhugga, attended the awards on behalf of the hotel and commented: “It is an honour to be awarded such a prestigious award and as a result, to be shortlisted for the Grand Final of the World Travel Awards later this year. → Read More

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