Winning a World Travel Award is the highest accolade an organisation in the travel and tourism industry can receive. So not surprisingly some of the biggest smiles at last week’s Caribbean Marketplace 2009 belonged to the proud winners of the prestigious awards, referred to as “the Oscars of the travel industry” by the Wall Street Journal. The winners won the legendary trophies last month at the World Travel Awards Grand Final in Turks & Caicos.Pictured above is Leandro Cruz from Casa de Campo, voted “World’s Leading Golf Resort” at the World Travel Awards Grand Final 2008 in Turk & Caicos. The luxury resort also picked up “Dominican Republic’s Leading Hotel” and Dominican Republic’s Leading Resort”.
Just in time for the Presidential Inauguration, the historic Jumeirah Essex House unveiled its luxurious Presidential Suite, the perfect location to relax and unwind in style. The 2,500 square-foot suite offers roomy and plush accommodations, an exclusive art collection and picture-postcard views of Central Park.
Jumeirah Retail, the dedicated retail division of the Dubai-based luxury hotel management company, Jumeirah Group, is proud to announce that its website, www.jumeirahcollection.com
The guest list of the World Travel Awards 2008 Grand Final held last night on the beautiful island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, read like the who’s who of the travel industry.With all the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood Oscars and described by the Wall Street Journal as the “Oscars of the Travel industry”, the outdoor stage of Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort & Spa sparkled with a sea of travel industry representatives drawn from as far away as India, the Middle East, Africa, as well as a strong Caribbean contingent.
At a glitzy gala ceremony in the Caribbean the World Travel Awards (WTA) turned the spotlight on some of the people and companies behind the year’s best travel products.
Breaking Travel News interviews Anton Grossmann, Sales Manager UK southern region , Malaysia Airlines discusses the significance of winning a World Travel Award.
The World Travel Awards (WTA) have announced that their first ever Asia, Australasia & Indian Ocean Awards Ceremony will be hosted at The Leela Palace Kempinski Bangalore in India on 2 November 2007.
The World Travel Awards have announced the winners for the Middle East and Africa at its inaugural regional event. Over 1,000 industry leaders convened at the Emirates Palace, on Wednesday to celebrate their achievements at the star-studded event.
The World travel Awards (WTA), the most prestigious awards ceremony in the travel industry calendar today, is making its debut in the Middle East with its first ever regional event on May 30th 2007 at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.
By Ben KilbeyThe roof was raised in Barbados recently as the 11th World Travel Awards shook the stage at the Sherbourne Conference centre. Teems of hospitality giants dined on fine food and watched as an all-star cast of celebrity faces kept the crowd pleased with a patter of jokes and yarns. One familiar Caribbean hotelier was in exceptional good mood as his property - Coco Reef Resort in Tobago - picked up the Caribbean’s Leading Hotel accolade. John Jefferis, who has previously been named Caribbean Hotelier of the Year by the Caribbean Hotel Association, was extremely pleased to have won the sought after trophy. “I am very pleased to pick up this prestigious award - we have won many awards but I am particularly fond of this award as it is a global recognition.”
Ben Kilbey in LondonWith the World Travel Awards rapidly approaching - this year being hosted on the majestic Caribbean island of Barbados - the excitement is mounting. Ladera is nominated for St. Lucia’s Leading Hotel. Whilst at this years World Travel Market, Caribbean Travel News Editor Ben Kilbey, caught up with Ladera’s General Manager Robert Stewart to see how business is and see what it is that sets Ladera apart.
Following the success of the World Travel Awards 2003, Internet Travel News brings you a winners-week special edition, complete with live photography and post-show interviews.Today we speak to Barbara Helzlsouer, Regional Director NYC, Sabre Holdings - “World’s Leading GGDS/CRS”.