Turkey set to host 2013 World Travel Awards

Posted: August 27, 2013 in travel & tourism

world travel awardsHailed as “The Oscars of the Travel Industry,” World Travel Awards is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade, and celebrates those brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence.

Leading travel brands and organizations are set to go “head to head” in what promises to be a thrilling World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony, to be hosted at Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa in Antalya, Turkey on August 31, 2013.

Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa provides the perfect setting for the event, exemplifying the spirit of World Travel Awards to push the boundaries of excellence in travel and tourism. Since opening, the resort has rapidly established itself as the ultimate place for golf and luxury, amidst an idyllic Mediterranean setting.

More than 500 organizations from across Europe, spanning dozens of categories, have been nominated for the competition for the most influential accolade in travel. Graham E. Cooke, President and Founder, World Travel Awards said: “During times of economic uncertainty world-class brands come into their own, continuing to grow market share whilst competitors flounder. Turkey in particular has showed its credentials as a world-class tourism brand, demonstrated in the number of top honors won by the nation’s top hotels and travel organizations. “Antalya in particular represents brand Turkey at its finest. Its winning mix of heritage, sun-kissed beaches, state-of-the-art facilities and superb value has propelled it into the league of one of the world’s great destination cities.”

Over 57 countries will compete for the accolades across 76 categories which include “Europe’s Leading Airline,” “Europe’s Leading Car Hire,” “Europe’s Leading Hotel,” “Europe’s Leading Hotel Brand,” and “Europe’s Leading Resort.”

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