World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East

The winners will be unveiled at WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony in Abu Dhabi

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Travel industry professionals and consumers from around the world are invited to cast their votes for the organizations in the Middle East that they consider to be the very best in their fields, ahead of World Travel Awards (WTA) Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019.

Voting is now open and runs until 17th March 2019. The winners will be unveiled at the WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony, which will take place at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, UAE on 25th April 2019.

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Organizations in the Middle East wishing to enter the 2019 WTA program can still submit their application to participate and stand a chance to win the most prestigious accolade in travel and tourism.

Graham Cooke, Founder, WTA said: “With voting now open in our Middle East region, it is time to make your voice heard by voting for the organisations that are raising the bar of travel excellence. WTA is regarded as the highest accolade in the industry, and your vote can really make a difference.”

Nominees this year cover a broad spectrum of categories including Aviation, Tourist Attractions, Car Hire, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels & Resorts, Meetings & Events, Travel Agencies, Tour Operators and Travel Technology.

As part of its Grand Tour 2019, World Travel Awards is also staging ceremonies in Montego Bay (Jamaica), Madeira (Portugal), Mauritius, La Paz (Bolivia) and Phu Quoc (Vietnam). The regional winners will progress to the Grand Final 2019, which will take place in Muscat (Oman) on 28th November 2019.

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

Today, the WTA brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

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

WTA 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.