World Travel Awards News

Ana Mendes Godinho, secretary for tourism, Portugal

Ana Mendes Godinho, secretary for tourism, Portugal

6 days ago Videos

With the country recognised as the World’s Leading Destination, there is plenty to celebrate as Portugal’s secretary of state for tourism, Ana Mendes Godinho, speaks to Breaking Travel News during the World Travel Awards Grand Final in Lisbon.

Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, minister of tourism, Mauritius

Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, minister of tourism, Mauritius

6 days ago Videos

With the paradise island recognised with the title of World’s Most Romantic Destination by voters at the World Travel Awards, Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, minister of tourism for Mauritius, tells Breaking Travel News what the honour means to him.

Nicholas John, chairman, Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

Nicholas John, chairman, Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

6 days ago Videos

Picking up the trophy for World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination at the World Travel Awards Grand Final in Lisbon, Nicholas John, chairman of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, tells Breaking Travel News how the title will help develop to vital tourism industry on the island.

Jonas Reif, communications manager, Bürgenstock Hotel

Jonas Reif, communications manager, Bürgenstock Hotel

6 days ago Videos

Honoured with the title of World’s Leading New Hotel by World Travel Awards, Jonas Reif, communications manager at Bürgenstock Hotel in Switzerland, tells Breaking Travel News how the title will help the property get its message out to consumers.

Sanjiv Ramdanee, chief executive, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa

Sanjiv Ramdanee, chief executive, Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa

6 days ago Videos

Taking the title of World’s Leading Luxury Villa Beach Resort at the World Travel Awards, Sanjiv Ramdanee, chief executive of Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, tells Breaking Travel News about plans for 2019 as the property seeks to come back and defend the title.

Dorita Mendonça, regional director of tourism, Madeira Islands

Dorita Mendonça, regional director of tourism, Madeira Islands

6 days ago Videos

Recognised as the World’s Leading Island Destination and set to play host the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony in 2019, Dorita Mendonça, regional director of tourism for the Madeira Islands, here tells Breaking Travel News how tourism is changing the destination for the better.