Behold the World Travel Awards

For those who are familiar about the World Travel Awards (WTA), they have to know the 2014 award winners. For those who are not familiar about it, this is the perfect time to get to know the background of the awards. World Travel Awards was established in 1993. The awards seek to reward and give recognition to the tourism industry.

Today, WTA is recognized worldwide and it is the ultimate trademark of quality in the tourism industry. Every year, WTA graces the world with series of gala. On December 7, 2014, Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2014 was held. It was held at CusinArt Golf Resort & Spa, Anguilla. The winners for the WTA this year includes:

  • World’s Leading Airline: The World’s Leading Airline award went to Etihad Airways.
  • Leading Business Class: The Leading Business Class award went to Hainan Airlines.
  • Leading Economy Class: The Leading Economy Class award went to Oman Air.
  • Leading First Class: The Leading First Class award went to Etihad Airways.
  • Leading in-flight Entertainment: The Leading in-flight Entertainment award went to Virgin Atlantic Airways.
  • Leading Low-cost Airline: The Leading Low-cost Airline award went to AirAsia.
  • Leading Airport: The Leading Airport award went to Changi Airport in Singapore. Singaporeans are delighted of the news.
  • Leading hotel: The Leading Hotel award went to Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul in Turkey.
  • Leading Boutique Hotel: The Leading Boutique Hotel award went to Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa in South Africa.
  • Leading Beach Destination: The Leading Beach Destination award went to Turks and Caicos Islands.
  • Leading Culinary Destination: The Leading Culinary Destination award went to Peru.
  • Leading Luxury Hotel: The Leading Luxury Hotel went to Burj Al Arab in Dubai.
  • Most Romantic Resort: The Most Romantic Resort award went to Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa in Antigua.
  • Leading Cruise Brand and Cruise Line: The Leading Cruise Brand and Cruise Line award went to Royal Caribbean International.
  • Leading Luxury Train: The Leading Luxury Train award went to Maharaja’s Express.
  • Leading Green Destination: The Leading Green Destination award went to Ecuador.
  • Leading Green Hotel: The Leading Green Hotel award went to Finch Bay Eco Hotel in Ecuador.
  • Leading Honeymoon Destination: The Leading Honeymoon Destination award went to Mauritius.
  • Leading Honeymoon Resort: The Leading Honeymoon Resort award went to Amanyara, Turks and Caicos.

If you want to know why these places or airlines were selected, you need to experience their service and see the difference. Changi Airport never went unnoticed. The efforts of the management to modernize the airport captured the attention of the international community and that is a great thing.