World Travel Awards Updates including confirmation that
the Africa edition will this year be held in Kigali / Rwanda
|World Travel Awards will host its much anticipated Latin America Ceremony 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.
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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, as they gather to see who among them has been voted the pinnacle of the travel industry.
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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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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).
World Ski Awards has announced the finalists for its 2017 programme. 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.
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.
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.
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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 being staged in Vietnam at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa on the 9 December.
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.
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.”