South American tourism hotspot Peru has been nominated in 29 categories in the global edition of the prestigious World Travel Awards.
The World Travel Awards Grand Final will take place at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa in Vietnam on December 10th.
The nominations place Peru, and the Inca nation’s Exports & Tourism Promotion Board, PromPeru, in the spotlight and backs the promotional efforts of the country’s public and private sectors.
Nominations cover 21 categories for the private sector —hotels, cruises, airports and travel agencies— as well as eight for Peru as a country.
Peru itself is in the running for the titles of World’s Leading City Break Destination, for Lima, and World’s Leading Culinary Destination.
The country will also be hoping to take trophies for World’s Leading Green Destination and World’s Leading Tourist Attraction, with the winners set to be revealed in Vietnam.
In the private sector, Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport is competing for the title of World’s Leading Airport, Swissôtel Lima will be seeking the trophy for World’s Leading Business Hotel and Delfines Hotel & Casino will be hoping to walk about with World’s Leading Casino Resort.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.
Today, the WTA brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.
WTA celebrates its 24th anniversary year in 2017.
Its annual program is renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry.
Each year WTA covers the globe with its Grand Tour – a series of regional gala ceremonies to recognise excellence within each continent, culminating in a Grand Final at the end of the year.
To choose the winners, voting is open until October 30th.
Find out more here.