World Travel Awards 2017 location and date updates

World Travel Awards News Updates

World Travel Awards


February 2017

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Shanghai to welcome World Travel Awards™

World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala
Ceremony 2017

The opulent Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai has been unveiled as host of the World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2017. Tourism VIPs from across the two continents will attend the gala ceremony on 4th June 2017. Offering stunning views of the city’s glittering skyline, Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai is perfectly located to explore this thriving and fast-changing metropolis.

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Voting for Asia & Australasia opens

Who wins? You decide!

Voting for the Asia & Australasia regions of the 24th WTA programme is now open. Cast your vote for the travel and tourism organisations that you consider the leaders in their field.

 >  Vote   >  Asia Nominees   >  Australasia Nominees 


World Travel Awards™ heralds Russian debut

World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2017

The magnificent city of St. Petersburg will welcome WTA to Russia for the first time with the Europe Gala Ceremony on 30th September 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.

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Deadline extended for Europe entries

Call For Entries

Is your organisation among the finest in travel and tourism? The deadline to submit Europe applications for the prestigious 24th WTA programme has been extended to 28th February.

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Asia & Australasia – accepting late entries 31 Jan 2017
Africa, Caribbean, Europe, Indian Ocean, Middle East & The Americas 28 Feb 2017
Travel Technology 31 Jun 2017