World Travel Awards, the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards programme in the global travel and tourism industry, has announced the launch of the World Travel Awards Prix D’Or.The World Travel Awards Prix D’Or will be presented to the tourism brand or product that has contributed most to the development of its respective region’s travel industry over the last 12 months.
Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards and overlooking the Mediterranean, Furore Inn Resort is a paradise hideaway steeped in the romance of ancient Italy
The eyes of the travel world are turning to Durban for the World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony on 10th May.Co-located alongside INDABA and in partnership with the ICC Durban and South African Tourism, the leading industry bodies, government representatives and the world’s media will gather to discover which travel and tourism companies have been voted Africa’s very best.
As well as addressing the challenges that a deteriorating world economy will bring to the travel and tourism industry, the key message in the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer is that times of crisis often lead to the biggest opportunities.The industry is under no illusions that the course of 2009 will enforce wide-scale strategic re-thinks and many tough decisions will have to be made. But what is just as certain is that the industry is a highly-resilient sector and will eventually return to strong growth.
The Pavilion Dive Centre, located at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, has been recently been officially recognised by PADI as a 5 Star Career Development Centre, PADI’s highest rating for Dive Centres.
Dubai based luxury hotel management company, Jumeirah, has recently launched the first phase of the Group’s brand-new website, which is unique in the hospitality industry, incorporating the latest cutting edge technology and innovative design in line with Jumeirah Group’s promise to STAY DIFFERENT™.
The beautiful city of Cape Town, voted “Africa’s Leading Destination” at the World Travel Awards, now has a beautiful website to showcase its world-class natural and cultural attractions.The new www.capetown.travel site blends cutting-edge design with user-friendly navigation. It all features all the very latest in social networking, blogging, plus some great trip-planning functionality.
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.