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6th Annual World Ski Awards: Call for Entries

The application process for the 6th Annual World Ski Awards – the premier awards programme in ski tourism – is now open. 

World Ski Awards is the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in ski tourism, and its annual three-day event is the only time that the international leaders of the industry come together to exchange local knowledge, innovations and principles of best practice on a global stage.

Ski organisations (including resorts, hotels, chalets, tour operators and travel agents) which have performed at an outstanding level over the last 12 months are now invited to submit their applications for the opportunity to win the ultimate ski tourism accolade.

The shortlist of 2018 World Ski Awards finalists will be published on 28th May, ahead of the opening of the crucial 16-week voting window which will run from 1st June.

Kitzbühel – the Alps’ most legendary sporting town – will host 2018’s ski tourism event of the year from 16th-18th November. Expect three action packed days of VIP networking events, staged around the red carpet 6th Annual World Ski Awards Ceremony and the opening of the 2018 winter season.

For full details on the application process and the 2018 event, please visit the official website wwww.worldskiawards.com, or contact a member of the World Ski Awards team at awards@worldskiawards.com

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Notes to Editors

About World Ski Awards 
World Ski Awards – the only global initiative to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence in the ski hospitality industry – is the sister organisation of World Travel Awards currently celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Launched in 2013, World Ski Awards aims to drive up standards within the ski tourism industry by rewarding the organisations that excel in their field. Votes are cast by professionals working within the ski industry and by the public (ski tourism consumers). Votes are submitted online at the World Ski Awards website.

Download the World Ski Awards media pack at: http://worldskiawards.com/mediadownloads

Welcome on board sponsors

30 August 2017

World Travel Awards is proud to welcome on board Scotia Bank, Flow, Bordier Bank and Caicos Express as official sponsors for its upcoming Caribbean and North America Gala Ceremony 2017.

Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will welcome hospitality leaders from across the region on Saturday 16th September, as they gather to see who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.

This will be the fifth time World Travel Awards has visited Turks & Caicos, following dazzling ceremonies at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa back in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2012.

World Travel Awards President and Founder, Graham Cooke, said: “It will be be an absolute pleasure for us to return to Turks & Caicos for our annual Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony and with Scotia Bank, Flow, Bordier Bank and Caicos Express coming on board, it’s shaping up to be our most successful Caribbean and North America Gala Ceremony yet.”

“We’re thrilled to be collaborating with Scotia Bank, Flow, Bordier Bank and Caicos Express and we will work together to take WTA to new heights and audiences.”

World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Each year, World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.

World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international print and broadcast media.

For more information on World Travel Awards, please visit www.worldtravelawards.com

To learn more about our sponsors, please visit:

www.caicosexpress.com

www.scotiabank.com

www.discoverflow.co/turks-and-caicos

 

www.bordier.com

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WTA summer newsletter


World Travel Awards makes for Mexico
World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 2017 (www.worldtravelawards.com/event/latin-america-2017) at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya located on Mexico’s breathtakingly beautiful Caribbean Coast on 9 September.
“We are beyond excited to be hosting the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony for the very first time at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya,” shared Frank Maduro, VP of Marketing AIC Hotel Group of which the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is a part.
 

Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa prepares to welcome WTA
The paradise islands of Turks & Caicos will welcome World Travel Awards for a fifth time, following star studded ceremonies at Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa back in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2012.
Situated on 12 miles of crystal white sand of Grace Bay, Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa will again welcome leaders from across North America and the Caribbean on 16 September 2017 ( www.worldtravelawards.com/event/caribbean-and-north-america-2017), as they gather to see who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.

 

World Travel Awards prepares for Russian debut
The majestic city of St. Petersburg is gearing up to welcome World Travel Awards to Russia for the very first time on 30 September 2017 when it will stage the Europe Gala Ceremony www.worldtravelawards.com/event/europe-2017).
Having itself been recognised as “Europe’s Leading Destination” and “World’s Leading Cultural City Destination” in 2016 by WTA voters, the capital of culture will take hosting responsibilities of the glittering red carpet gala ceremony.


WTA joins AHIF and AviaDev in Kigali
Rwanda will welcome World Travel Awards for the first time, with the Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 (hyperlink to www.worldtravelawards.com/event/africa-2017) set to take place in the country’s thriving capital, Kigali, on 10 October.
World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 will take place at the five star Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa (10-12 October).

5th annual World Ski Awards finalists unveiled
World Ski Awards has announced the finalists for its 2017 programme. The full list of finalists can be viewed at www.worldskiawards.com/nominees/2017.
Voting runs until 22 September with ski consumers and professionals asked to make their voice heard and vote for who they think should be crowned the best. Winners will be announced at the 5th annual World Ski Awards which will take place in Kitzbühel, Austria, over the weekend of 17 -19 November.

La Manga Club to host 4th annual World Golf Awards
The five-star La Manga Club resort, an unrivalled sports and leisure paradise in south-east Spain, will host World Golf Awards Gala Ceremony 2017 (hyperlink to http://worldgolfawards.com/).
The most prestigious awards programme in the golf tourism industry will take place at the famous venue in Murcia, from 23-26 November 2017.
Attendees will be welcomed to Spain's flagship resort for three action-packed days of unrivalled networking events, dinners and exclusive golf experience activities.

Voting opens for 2017 World Spa Awards
Voting has opened for the 3rd annual World Spa Awards. The nominees now face the all-important 16 week voting window.
Members of the spa and wellness community are invited to vote from the shortlist of 2017 World Spa Awards finalists. The winners will be revealed at the glittering 2017 World Spa Awards Ceremony (hyperlink to www.worldspaawards.com/ceremony/2017 ) being staged in Vietnam at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa on the 9 December.

WTA Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony a huge success
Hospitality leaders from across the region turned out in force earlier this month as the 2017 Indian Ocean winners were revealed. The prestigious World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony took place before a capacity audience on 8 July at the stunning five-star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef.  Among the event partners were leading digital provider, Dhiraagu (www.worldtravelawards.com/press-316 ).
World Travel Awards President and Founder, Graham Cooke, commented: "As the first Maldivian telecommunications company, Dhiraagu offer a comprehensive range of mobile, internet, data and fixed line services and we're proud to be associated with them."
For a full list of the 2017 Indian Ocean winners please visit www.worldtravelawards.com/winners/2017/indian-ocean

Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai unveiled as host for World Travel Awards 2017 Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards has revealed the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017 will be hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.

The news comes as the industry leading awards programme begins its 24th year with the launch of the Grand Tour 2017.

It will be the second time that World Travel Awards has visited China’s commercial capital, following a rapturously received debut back at the Swissotel Grand Shanghai in 2008.

A spectacular architectural achievement with sweeping views of the Huangpu River and the Shanghai skyline, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai will welcome hospitality leaders from across the region as they gather to see who among them has been voted the crème de la crème on Friday June 4th, 2017.

World Travel Awards President, Graham Cooke, said: “It will be a pleasure to return to Shanghai for the first time since the inaugural World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony in 2008.

“And I can think of no better partner for this event than the Grand Kempinski Shanghai combining, as it does, European luxury, Kempinski’s signature flair for service and the dynamism of Shanghai – the city everyone is talking about.”


Cook added: “I look forward to welcoming all of our nominees to the Grand Kempinski Shanghai in June.”

Located in the Lujiazui financial and trade section of Shanghai’s prestigious Pudong District, the hotel offers 686 impeccable guestrooms - including superior, deluxe and executive room types - plus the Diplomatic, Imperial, Studio or Presidential suites.

Beyond the bedrooms, guests can take advantage of the hotel’s four gourmet restaurant, three bars and onsite health club, while the city’s famous landmarks are a short stroll away.

“We are extremely proud and honoured to host he 24th annual World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony at Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, an iconic luxury hotel in one of the most exciting cities of the world,” said Rudiger Hollweg, General Manager at Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.

“We look forward to celebrating the Asian and Australasian best of the best during a spectacular Gala dinner event at our hotel.”

Voting for the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia nominees is open until April 17th, with a full list of nominees here.

https://www.worldtravelawards.com/nominees/2017

World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Each year, World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.

World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international print and broadcast media.

For more information about World Travel Awards, please visit the official website.

 www.worldtravelawards.com

 

 


Notes to editors

About World Travel Awards

World Travel Awards celebrates its 24th anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade.

Attended by senior executives from major travel companies, operators, destinations, WTA events are universally respected as providing established, top level networking opportunities, regionally and globally.

The brand aims to celebrate those organisations who push the boundaries of industry excellence.