Royal Cliff wins two awards

November 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Lens Lines, Thailand, Your Stories

PATTAYA, 29 November 2017: The Royal Cliff Hotels Group has gained recognition for its hospitality excellence by adding two prestigious Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards.

The awards cover two categories – Best Luxury Hotel in Thailand and Best Convention Hotel in Asia.

Recognized as the world’s leading awards initiative, the Haute Grandeur Awards is synonymous with status, acclaim and luxury. Read more

Rajasthan bags awards

November 21, 2017 by  
Filed under News, South Asia

NEW DELHI, 21 November  2017: Rajasthan Tourism has been recognised as the “Best Wedding Destination” in India at India’s Best Awards 2017 by Travel+Leisure India and South Asia, hosted in New Delhi, last week.

The  consumer magazine said the award,  based on readers’ opinions, was a testimony to an unmatched experience offered to couples by the state in terms of forts, palaces, gardens and courtyards, making Rajasthan the ultimate destination for fairy-tale destination weddings.”

Also last week, Rajasthan Tourism was conferred with an award for outstanding “marketing innovation” at the 5th WTTCCI-Hotelivate State Ranking Survey 2017, also hosted in New Delhi. Read more

WTM recognises responsible tourism

November 17, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, Events, News

LONDON 17 November 2017: WTM London 2017 closed touting a responsible tourism theme for its final day with the  show recognising the best across six categories in its sustainable tourism awards.

Chobe Game Lodge in Botswana won best in carbon reduction category.

Grootbos in South Africa was best for accommodation. Read more

Roiback wins World Travel Award

October 17, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, Hospitality, News

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain, 17 October 2017: For the second year running, Roiback, a specialist in powering direct sales for hotels, won Europe’s ‘Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider ‘award at the 2017 World Travel Awards, considered the travel industry’s most prestigious awards programme.

World Travel Awards celebrated its 24th anniversary in Saint Petersburg 30 September.

Votes are made by professionals working within travel and tourism, worldwide. The vote system is also open to the public through its website but free of commercial considerations that blight many media drive award schemes. Read more

World Travel Awards in Asia

October 11, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

PHU QUOC 11 October 2017: JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay will host the Grand Final Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards and World Spa Awards this year.

Both the World Travel Awards Grand Final and World Spa Awards will take place, 10 December, on Phu Quoc island welcoming hundreds of hospitality leaders, worldwide, and the winners of the awards from Asia.

The event will showcase the best of Vietnamese hospitality and the global spa and wellness industry at a venue on Vietnam’s holiday island, Phu Quoc, that is emerging as a popular beach holiday destination. Read more

World’s top 10 museums

September 21, 2017 by  
Filed under AMERICAS, News

NEEDHAM, USA, 21 September 2017: TripAdvisor announced, Tuesday, the winners of its Travellers’ Choice® awards for Museums.

Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews and ratings for museums worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.

TripAdvisor has also highlighted top-rated bookable tours and passes on the site and the cost of admission for each winning museum. Read more

WTTC opens its 2018 awards

September 18, 2017 by  
Filed under EUROPE, Events, News

LONDON, 18 September 2017: The World Travel & Tourism Council calls on travel and tourism organisations to showcase their sustainable best practices by entering in the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018.

WTTC President & CEO Gloria Guevara said: “We are pleased to announce that the call for entries for the 2018 WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards are open.”

The WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards celebrate the best in sustainable tourism business leadership and  encourages organisations operating in this field to apply for the awards programme. Read more

Park Hotel wins art award

August 30, 2017 by  
Filed under News, North Asia

TOKYO, 30 August 2017: Park Hotel Tokyo won the “Excellence in the Field of Domestic and Inbound Travel Award” at the Japan Tourism Awards for its “Artist in Hotel” project.

The Japan Tourism Awards recognise those who contribute to the development and expansion of the tourism industry.

They give recognition to exceptionally sustainable initiatives by organisations and companies based in Japan as well as international groups represented in Japan. Read more

AirAsia X bags ARC awardss

August 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, Malaysia, News

SEPANG, 29 August 2017: AirAsia X Berhad’s 2016 annual report has won two gold awards at the International Annual Report Competition (ARC) Awards for the first time ever.

The airline won the top prize in two categories, Best Non-Traditional Annual Report (Airlines) and Printing and Production (Airlines). It also bagged silver in the Cover Photo/Design (Airlines) category.

The annual report, themed “Realising Dreams”, features a memorable cover of three adorable children – a boy donning a pilot’s uniform, a girl wearing a cabin crew uniform, and another boy in ordinary clothes with a boarding pass in his pocket like a passenger – to inspire children to strive to make their dreams come true. Read more

Travellers’ poll names top airlines

July 13, 2017 by  
Filed under TRENDING

BANGKOK, 13 July 2017: Singapore Airlines swept all airline categories in the annual SmartTravelAsia Best in Travel Poll.

Conducted annually since 2004 the online magazine’s awards are based on votes by readers, who have made more than 12 trips a year and have an income of more than USD156,000.

Singapore Airlines swept the board winning Best Airline Worldwide, Best Business Class and Best Cabin Service. Read more

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