Asian nominees announced for World Travel Awards

first_imgThe nominations for the World Travel Awards in Asia have been announced. A record number of Indian travel and tourism companies are in the running to receive an accolade at the World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia Ceremony in October.  Regional winners will then go forward to compete against some of the finest travel operators in the world in the 17th World Travel Awards 2010 final in London.The nominees from the Asia/Australasia region are among 5, 000 nominated companies, spread across more than 1, 000 categories, including airlines, cruise companies, destinations, resorts and hotels in 162 countries.Graham E. Cooke, Founder and President, World Travel Awards, said: “We have been overwhelmed with the tremendous response to self nominations this year, which have grown a phenomenal 50 per cent on 2009.”“The quality and quantity of nominees within the Indian categories has surpassed all previous years. With the largest number of dedicated country categories within the Asia Awards, Indian is undoubtedly a very strong competitor for the 2010 awards.””The surge in nominations, in the face of a global recession, demonstrates the vital role that World Travel Awards now plays within the travel industry. “More multinational companies than ever, ranging from Etihad Airways and TAP Portugal to InterContinental Hotels, Universal Studios and Disney, are spearheading their global marketing campaigns with their award victories,” he added.Winners of the Asia & Australasia Ceremony will be announced at the The Claridges Surajkund, Delhi, on Sunday 17 October. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: C.F <a href=”” target=”_blank”><img src=”;cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE&amp;n=a5c63036″ border=”0″ alt=””></a>last_img read more

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