Properties operated by Corinthia Hotels in Malta, Russia, Sudan and Hungary have been recognised as among the world’s travel after receiving top honours at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2013.
The event was held in Doha, Qatar, at the famous La Cigale Hotel.
The Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa was voted Malta’s Leading Hotel for the fifth consecutive year, whereas the Corinthia Hotel St Petersburg was named Russia’s Leading Conference Hotel for the second year running.
The other two awards went to Corinthia Hotel Khartoum as Sudan’s Leading Hotel and the exclusive residences within the Corinthia Hotel Budapest as Hungary’s Leading Hotel Residences.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary and hailed as ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’ by the global media, World Travel Awards is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade, and highlights and rewards those travel brands that have made the greatest contribution to the industry over the past year.
A packed delegation of VIPs, senior tourism figures and international media travelled from around the globe to attend the event.
Underlining the depth and quality of the travel and tourism sector across the globe, World Travel Awards founder Graham Cooke said: “We are proud to have held these awards in Doha, showing our continued support for innovative development of tourism in this region.
“The Grand Final is a very competitive evening for our World Travel Awards nominees from all over the world, and these particular winners continue to serve as an example of the most luxurious and innovative brands with unique hospitality products and services.”