Cruise ferry operator, DFDS Seaways is sailing on the crest of a wave after winning an Oscar of the travel industry for the fourth successive year. The World Travel Awards named DFDS Seaways as Europe’s Leading Long Sea Ferry Operator 2010 at its European awards ceremony.
Travel agents from across the United States have been descending on Jamaica this week as the island continues to bolster its international profile. As many as 2,000 agents are expected to arrive under the ‘Wish You Were Here’ familiarisation programme, organised by the Jamaica Tourist Board.
In a night of mixed emotions the World Travel Awards European Gala Ceremony has taken place in Turkey – with elation for some tempered with disappointment for others. Turkish Airlines emerged as the big winner on the night with hosts Rixos Premium Belek also scooping a prize.
The top brass of European travel and tourism are gathering at the Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya, Turkey, as the location prepares to host the World Travel Awards European Ceremony this evening. With competition fiercer than ever, the event is sure to prove the highlight of the travel calendar.
World Travel Awards has confirmed it is going ahead with its planned Asia & Australasia Ceremony in Delhi on 14 October, despite sensational stories emanating from the build-up to the Commonwealth Games, which takes place concurrently in the Indian capital.
Europe’s top destinations and leading travel companies will gather under one roof this Friday 1 October at the Rixos Premium Belek, Antalya, Turkey. All will be hoping to walk away with the most sought-after achievement in the travel and tourism industry - the World Travel Awards Europe Ceremony trophies.
Sandals Whitehouse European Village & Spa has been selected to host the World Travel Awards Americas Gala Ceremony. Located on Jamaica’s beautiful south coast, the Caribbean resort will welcome guests for the ceremony on October 22nd for what is sure to be the highlight of the tourism calendar.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November is expected to provide an even greater tourism boost to the fast-growing emirate than the inaugural event last year, according to the latest predictions from the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority.
Adam Stewart, CEO of Sandals Resorts and one of the travel industry’s youngest and most inspirational leaders is to take WTM World Responsible Tourism Day’s HOTseat. The 29-year-old follows in the prestigious footsteps of travel heads such as Ed Fuller of Marriott and Peter Long of TUI Travel.
Switzerland is synonymous with quality, reliability and hospitality. These qualities form the cornerstone of the incredible, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore, which has been nominated for “Asia’s Leading Business Hotel” in the 2010 World Travel Awards.
Dubai International Airport, voted “World’s Leading Airport” by the World Travel Awards, has overtaken JFK Airport in New York, in terms of capacity, for the first time.
India is set to play host to the forthcoming World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Ceremony in what is expected to be the most keenly fought competition ever.