The World Travel Awards declared New Zealand, Queensland and Malaysia as winners over the weekend. The destinations have been crowned as the leading destinations in the respective regions. Some of the industry leaders came together at the Interncontinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, in Vietnam and recognize the best in Asian travel over the weekend.
The winners of the event were voted by some of the major players in tourism and travel including travel buyers, senior executives, tour operators, agents and general public. In the airline category, Chinese carrier Hainan claimed the title of Asia’s leading airline. Air New Zealand’s Quantas and Virgin Australia will take the same title for Australia.
Malaysia has been named as the leading destination in Asia over Macau, Thailand and Singapore while Queensland, New Zealand helped it to grab the title of the leading destination for Australia. The regional award winners will be qualifying for the World Travel Awards grand finale that is all set to take place in December 2, 2016 in the Maldives. Below mentioned are some of the leading winners from Asia.
Leading hotel: The Oberoi Udaivilas, India
Leading new resort: Studio City Macau
Leading resort: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia
Leading hotel: The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne, Australia
Leading resort: Pacific Resort Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Leading romantic resort: The Remote Resort, Fiji Islands
Leading boutique hotel: Gaia Retreat & Spa, Australia
Asia’s leading beach destination: Philippines
Leading boutique hotel: The Sarojin, Thailand
Leading city break destination: Hong Kong
Leading hotel brand: InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Leading luxury hotel: The Peninsula Hong Kong
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