Category: Travel Award News

Tourisme Montréal celebrates excellence, pays tribute to Air Canada’s Calin Rovinescu

Tourisme Montréal celebrates excellence, pays tribute to Air Canada’s Calin Rovinescu

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 19:36 0

Leaders from Montréal's tourism industry were honored yesterday at the Distinction Awards, an annual gala celebrating innovative business strategies. The event, which took place at ... Read More

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

The Bahamas is enjoying historic visitor numbers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:48 0

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation has heralded the highest number of international arrivals ever, resulting in record hotel occupancy levels. The Bahamas won ... Read More

Denis Private Island of Seychelles shortlisted for World Travel Awards

Denis Private Island of Seychelles shortlisted for World Travel Awards

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 18, 2019 21:23 0

It has been confirmed that Denis Private Island is in the running for one of the world’s most prestigious honors in the professional tourism trade. ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister lauds Tourism Service Excellence finalists

Jamaica Tourism Minister lauds Tourism Service Excellence finalists

editor editor- March 15, 2019 23:57 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett has lauded the contribution of the finalists who will vie for the coveted award of national champions in the ... Read More

Holland America Line bestows Shared Humanity Award to Oprah Winfrey

Holland America Line bestows Shared Humanity Award to Oprah Winfrey

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:19 0

At a special gathering on board Nieuw Statendam following the special Girls' Getaway sailing in partnership with O, The Oprah Magazine, Holland America Line bestowed ... Read More

Sunshine Awards founder Gilman Figaro to receive CTO’s Distinguished Caribbean Citizen award

Sunshine Awards founder Gilman Figaro to receive CTO’s Distinguished Caribbean Citizen award

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 16:35 0

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will present its “Distinguished Caribbean Citizen Award” to Gilman Figaro, founder and chairman of the SUNSHINE Awards, for promoting the ... Read More

Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists

Minister Bartlett to speak at the announcement of 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 18:10 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett will officially deliver remarks at the announcement of the 2018 Tourism Service Excellence Awards (TSEA) finalists. The Tourism Product ... Read More

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

Why is sustainable tourism important in Iceland?

editor editor- March 9, 2019 01:45 0

The First Lady of Iceland, Mrs. Eliza Jean Reid, was honored by the Institute of South Asian Woman (ISAW) during the ITB Tourism Trade Fair ... Read More

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

editor editor- March 8, 2019 21:04 0

JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (JTBGMT), member of the Global DMC Network by JTB Group, received the Travelife Partner award last month in recognition ... Read More

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

Celebrating Her Awards making women visible in tourism at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 18:08 0

Award winners from previous years always take part in presenting the outstanding women in tourism with the Celebrating Her Awards by the International Institute for ... Read More

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Visit Nepal 2020 launch in Berlin took over ITB last night

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 8, 2019 06:45 0

The Nepal Tourism Board and Nepal Embassy in Berlin went all out last night to prepare the world for Visit Nepal 2020 last night. Organized ... Read More

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

Bartlett named PATWA’s Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism

editor editor- March 7, 2019 23:11 1

Jamaica Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett was today awarded the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) Tourism Minister of the Year for Sustainable Tourism in ... Read More

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

Bardiya National Park gets Sustainable Destination Award at ITB

editor editor- March 7, 2019 21:25 0

Bardiya National Park has been awarded as the best Sustainable Destinations in “Asia-Pacific” category of Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards 2019. Amidst a grand ceremony ... Read More

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Jamaica is PATWA’s Destination of the Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 20:05 0

Jamaica was today presented with the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association’s (PATWA) International Travel Award for Destination of the Year, in Berlin, Germany. Speaking at ... Read More

FT again lists Travellanda in Europe’s Top 1,000

FT again lists Travellanda in Europe’s Top 1,000

editor editor- March 7, 2019 01:07 0

Travellanda, the award-winning and fastest-growing wholesale travel company in the UK, has again been named in the Financial Times list of Europe’s top 1,000 fastest ... Read More

Negril’s Seven Mile Beach wins 2019 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for beaches

Negril’s Seven Mile Beach wins 2019 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for beaches

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- March 5, 2019 11:42 0

Ranking fifth out of 25 for the Best Beach in the Caribbean and tenth out of 25 in the World, TripAdvisor recognized 352 beaches around ... Read More

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

Time to get your nominations in: International Travel & Tourism Awards

editor editor- March 1, 2019 01:27 0

The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs), presented by WTM London, will once again recognize the success of national, regional and city tourist boards as ... Read More

Seychelles recognized as Favorite Beach Island Destination Award

Seychelles recognized as Favorite Beach Island Destination Award

editor editor- February 28, 2019 23:08 0

Seychelles was the proud recipient of the Favourite Beach Island Destination Award at 32nd Edition of the Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards, in a ... Read More

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to host WTA Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019

editor editor- February 26, 2019 21:04 0

World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that its Middle East Gala Ceremony 2019 is set to take place on 25 April 2019 at Warner Bros. ... Read More

IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards

IATA launches new Diversity & Inclusion Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 20:30 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards’ to recognize and encourage industry excellence. Three categories of ... Read More

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Italian recognition for tourism excellence

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 26, 2019 02:22 0

The XXIV edition of “Premio Excellent” takes place every year in conjunction with the BIT Tourism Fair in Milan conceived by Mario Mancini and promoted ... Read More

First hotel in Turkey receives five-star rating

First hotel in Turkey receives five-star rating

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 18:08 0

Raffles Istanbul was rated today as Five-Star Recommended hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide's annual Star Rating list. This is the first time Forbes inspectors ... Read More

International Hotel Investment Forum names recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

International Hotel Investment Forum names recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

editor editor- February 14, 2019 02:04 0

The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) is delighted to announce that Sol Kerzner (KCMG), will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award during IHIF 2019. ... Read More

The world has spoken: 5 Jetwing Hotels among the top 25 hotels in Sri Lanka

The world has spoken: 5 Jetwing Hotels among the top 25 hotels in Sri Lanka

editor editor- February 13, 2019 22:04 0

Jetwing Hotels renowned for its simple values and promise of traditional Sri Lankan hospitality is continuously expanding its foot print across the island. Over the ... Read More

WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019

WTM International Travel & Tourism Awards confirmed for 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 21:20 0

Following a successful inaugural event, The International Travel & Tourism Awards (ITTAs) will return in 2019 celebrating excellence in the travel and tourism industry in ... Read More

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

Seychelles received Best Luxury Travel Destination award in Beijing, China

editor editor- February 7, 2019 01:20 2

Seychelles is once again recognized for the world-class experience it offers, as it won the ‘Best Luxury Travel Destination’ award at the 2018 National Tourism ... Read More

World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East

World Travel Awards voting opens for Middle East

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 15:30 0

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 ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett receives TRAVVY Award for Global Tourism Innovation

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett receives TRAVVY Award for Global Tourism Innovation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 15:10 2

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett was officially presented with 2019 TRAVVY Awards inaugural Chairman's Award for Global Tourism Innovation for the development of the ... Read More

Anguilla named 2018 Luxury Destination of the Year

Anguilla named 2018 Luxury Destination of the Year

editor editor- January 30, 2019 20:30 0

Anguilla is on a  winning streak, receiving accolades from travel professionals and ardent consumer fans alike. The latest is the 2018 Luxury Destination of the ... Read More

26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

26th annual World Travel Awards opens for submissions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 19:37 0

World Travel Awards (WTA) is pleased to announce its annual “call for entries” for inclusion in the most prestigious awards and recognition initiative in travel ... Read More

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