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www.breakingtravelnews.com World Travel Awards 2006

9th March 2006

Nominations are announced See Special Supplement

Technology drives Global Travel

Plus winners list from 2005 awards

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2006 line up announced

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rides on U.S and China hotel deals As if managing the seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel was not enough, Jumeirah, the Dubai-based hospitality group is again expanding internationally, adding two new significant properties to its portfolio in China and North America. umeirah has said it is also intent on accelerating its portfolio growth. The group already has plans to own or manage 40 luxury hotels at home and abroad. It has already expanded internationally and now manages Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London's Belgravia. The latter has now closed for a major slice of investment and a $14 million makeover. The group has also recently struck a deal with Emirates Airlines to supply first and business class passengers on longhaul routes with meals from its top chefs. Running for 12 months from March, meals from Jumeirah chefs will be selected from nine hotels including the Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel,

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Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Essex House New York and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel London and then be served on selected flights. The luxury hospitality group will be managing the HanTang Jumeirah Shanghai, a new hotel being built in the thriving Chinese city. This comes after the Middle East group entered the North America market for the first time in January with the acquisition of Essex House in New York. “The essence of Jumeirah can be expressed in two words -- 'Stay Different' -- and we believe that these hotel developments represent unique opportunities to create the world's greatest and most individual hospitality experiences,” says CEO of Jumeirah

Gerald Lawless. The Shanghai hotel is part of a planned 5.4 million square feet development in the downtown Puxi area. It will have a total of 338 guestrooms, suites and villas, conference and banqueting facilities, as well as a spa. It is due to open in mid-2008. The project brings to reality the vision of Leo Koguan, Chairman of Shanghai Lixing, the group who has appointed Jumierah to manage the hotel.

New York entry “I am delighted to partner up with Jumeirah and together we will redefine the meaning of luxury. We will treat each of our guests as a VIP and provide facilities that enable them to celebrate his or her life to the maximum,” he said.

As the 515-room premier Essex Hotel celebrates its 75th anniversary the property has been rebranded to encompass the Jumeirah name. It will be marketed as a premier destination property in New York City for both business and leisure travellers. “We plan to maintain the property’s historic elements, while enhancing its luxurious offerings,” explains Lawless. Jumeirah already has a lot of experience managing a portfolio of properties in the Middle East as well as internationally including the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Beach Club Resort and Spa, Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. The recent announcements from Jumeirah come as Dubai-based

property developer Nakheel jumps into the hotel business. It has setup a new hotel and resort investment company, called Nahkeel Hotels and Resorts, headed by James Wilson. Nakheel will use the company to acquire and develop properties in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Russia and the CIS. It takes over projects such as The Trump Hotel & Tower Palm Jumeirah, a 150-room hotel and spa on The World development, a 400-room hotel and resort in Djibouti, and a 200-room hotel on The Palm Jumeirah. Other projects under development include properties in Morocco, Oman, Africa, India, Asia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

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Technology drives global travel

The most popular destination for travellers across the globe is undoubtedly the Internet. Its cyber-shores have never looked more appealing, with its ability to save the industry money, add value and create communities – and it looks set to keep on growing. Testament to the rise of technology in the travel business is its increasing presence at the International Travel Bourse (ITB) in Berlin and at London’s World Travel Market last November and at the Business Travel Show at Olympia. Online bookings, e-ticketing, travel podcasts, blogs, wireless access when traveling, RFID and many other technological innovations are having a major impact on the industry. Even though it is less than ten years old at least $63 billion changed hands on the Web in the name of travel for 2005. It was the largest sales category out of a total of $172 billion of transactions in the U.S. made online, according to Forrester Research. By 2010 the travel component on Web commerce is expected to account for $119 billion of a total $329 billion. Four travel distribution firms -Expedia, Sabre, Cendant and Priceline.com -- now control 12 percent of the entire U.S. tourism trade and 97 percent of the country’s online travel agency market, according to market analyst PhoCusWright.

offline to online A total of 47 million Americans bought travel online in 2005, which is seven million more than in 2004. "Demanding travel consumers will drive the movement from buying travel and ticket offline to online," says Philip Wolf, CEO of PhocusWright.

By 2007 nearly 40 percent of all travel in the U.S. will be booked via the World Wide Web with bookings growing at nearly four times the rate of the total travel market. Europe still lags behind North America in the adoption of Internet commerce, with online travel booking trends mirroring American ones a few years ago. Asian countries, with their growing populations are also showing solid growth for online bookings, but Internet penetration lags Europe by a few years.

savings are vast The big winners online will be car rental firms, hotels and specifically airlines who are now driving more call centre bookings to their Websites. For the airline industry, the savings are potentially vast. According to the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Giovanni Bisigani, airlines not only save through the use of online booking but they also benefit from the switch to e-ticketing as well. This movement could save the struggling aviation industry $3 billion dollars a year. The days of full eticketing are fast approaching with IATA setting a strict deadline for the end of 2007. Technology leaders such as Brent Hoberman of lastminute.com and David Soskin of Cheapflights are now urging the industry to further innovate with technology. This was one of the themes

at last year’s PhoCusWright Executive Conference Europe in Paris. In the U.S. this is likely to occur very soon since all agreements between ticket distributors and cash-strapped airlines are up for renewal this year, as the online travel market sheds some government restrictions. Traditional GDSs including Amadeus, Galileo International, Sabre and Worldspan are likely to face stiff competition from a new generation of GDSs. "What I expect to happen is that there is going to be a certain amount of leakage away from the GDS," Norm Rose, president of Travel Tech Consulting Inc. told Reuters news agency. Cash-strapped U.S. airlines say they are looking to squeeze lower rates out of their GDSs. Sabre has already managed to score a five-year, full-content deal with Northwest Airlines, which has been the first carrier to sign on. Carriers are now trying to gauge if the GDS channels will give them enough additional bookings to justify the cost. They also want to see whether distributors can improve the booking process and boost the sales of tickets. A good example of an airline who has bypassed this whole process is Ryanair. Europe's biggest low-cost carrier no longer pays any commission to travel agencies and now takes the vast majority of its bookings directly on its website or by telephone.

Weighing up cost and value is shaking up the whole competitive landscape for booking travel online. Yet the contest between online travel agents and the websites of travel providers such as airlines and hotels still has everything to play for. In the U.S it is probably evenly matched at present, but it may be shifting towards the travel providers.

battle for customers Price guarantees for rooms and flights, as well as exclusive Web offers, such as picking your own seat in the cabin could be pushing travel providers into the lead. InterContinental Hotels has stopped selling any of its rooms online with the likes of Expedia and Hotels.com. The mantra “go direct to the source” is a growing one in the consumer travel media. In turn this may fuel yet more consolidation among online travel agents. There is also a new shift away from simple price wars, especially in the U.S. where growth in the number of online travel consumers is slowing. It is now a battle for retaining customers with the main focus on building brand loyalty, which the travel agents are getting better at. Companies like Travelocity are trying to expand the reach of their brands by personalising trips. They also recommend songs or movies about destinations or offering free photo developing for returning holidaymakers. 3


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The rise of the travel blog A travel blog on the sites of Northern Iraq is turning out to be one of the most talked about Internet-based travelogue at the moment. "Blog" is short for "Web log," a diary on the Internet.

Some blogs can be self-indulgent ramblings or thoughtful and challenging. Michael Totten’s blog with his photos of rarely seen sites, including Lalish, and descriptions of rarely met people, such as the Iraqi Kurds falls into the latter category. Totten’s unusual offering is part of a growing legion of web-based travel diaries now available on the Web. Three years ago there were just a handful of sites, now there are millions. Travellers across the globe are creating highly personalised stories at one end, while Web-connected families catch up on adventures as soon as they happen. Last summer, the U.S. state of Pennsylvania was the first in America to use blogs to promote its tourist destinations. The state sent travellers out to a variety of tourist destinations, and each was asked to write an unedited travel blog about their experiences. The blogs have had over 100,000 page views since their inception. “Other states such as Virginia and North Carolina are calling to get information so they can start sites,” Carrie Fischer, spokeswoman for Pennsylvania’s Tourism Office told a local business journal. In the age where “content is king,” travel portals have now got in on the act. Tripadvisor.com offers visitors links to thousands of online diaries collating unedited reviews on hotel rooms across the globe. Kayak.com has a travel blog feed for people’s websites made up of

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information from selected travel blogs. Cheapflights says 65,000 people are now using its weblog, which it claims is the "first serious travel blog." The growth of the phenomena has been so rapid that Google has set up its own search engine for them. The rise of blogs is typified by TravelPod, which was started by a Canadian, Luc Levesque, in 1997 as a personal experiment. It now enjoys enough popularity to employ a team of eight who run the site. Levesque, or "Lucky" as he calls himself on the site, continues to travel, as well as post his writings and photos on the site for all to see, while his team manages the Website. Blogs are not just for the traveller, there are also blogs within the tourism industry. Yvonne Lembi-Detert, CEO of Personality Hotels now has one for the hotel industry. She uses her weblog to discuss trends in the boutique hotel industry from design to wireless Internet access. “I’ve read blogs about virtually everything except the hotel industry, so I decided to open up the doors and let the public learn what owning a hotel company is all about,” says

Lembi-Detert. Hotels have also got in on the act. InterContinental’s Priority Club rewards program now has its own blog. It features posts about special promotions. The blog is now registered to be crawled by search engines. The blog itself has become a mainstream marketing tool. Yet consumers can decide if and when they want to see offers, this way it differs from e-mail marketing. The next generation of blogs is already in the picture with the video travel blogs

or vloggers, since Apple released its video-enabled version of its iPOD music player. Customers can now download free Web content. It is no surprise that bloggers who prefer video to words and pictures are excited about the possibilities. The RAD blog is already posting vacation videos. It has featured a highspeed test drive of a Porsche on a German Autobahn.

realtravel.com – There are links to many well-written travel blogs on the web.

MyTripJournal.com – This features a convenient itinerary function linked to a map that shows the route taken.

travelblog.org – This is a free site that has a collection of travel journals, diaries, stories and photos from all around the world.

gadling.com – this site claims it is the travellers weblog. With a lot of U.S. centric travel details

tripadvisor.com – The motto of this site is "Get the truth -then go," this U.S. site claims to have more than three million unbiased reviews.

TravelPod.com, michaeltotten.com, blogsearch.google.com, theradblog.typepad. com/theradblog and www.visitpa.com are all mentioned in the article.


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Stunning pool debuts at Round Hill

NEWS IN BRIEF Hilton Palace ahead of schedule Hilton’s first palace property, Qasr Al Sharq, is opening in March, two months ahead of plan. The 46-all-suite opulent palace hotel is located adjacent to the Jeddah Hilton on the Corniche and managed by Hilton International. The ultra-luxurious property will introduce the region's largest guest suites, the most advanced high tech amenities, a unique personalised butler service, and unimaginable interior design aspects of a most spectacular caliber.

Qatar adds Singapore daily Qatar Airway's flight schedules between Singapore and Doha are being revamped to offer daily services and more convenient connections during the summer 2006 flying programme. Beginning May 2, Qatar Airways will bring a number of its key destinations closer to travellers from Singapore with vastly improved connections to cities across Europe, Middle East and Africa via its Doha hub.

Venezuela bars Continental, Delta Air Venezuela has barred Continental and Delta Airlines from flying into the country, according to the National Aviation Institute. The measure includes restrictions on American Airlines flights to and from Venezuela. The action has been taken due to a similar ban established by the U.S. Federal Aviation Agency on commercial jets registered in Venezuela 10 years ago due to safety violations.

American to run Shanghai route The new swimming pool at Round Hill in Jamaica has just been rolled out and it is an architectural gem. It has been designed by award-winning architect Thomas Woltz of Nelson, Byrd and Woltz landscape architects. The pool combines 18th century stone from the Golden Grove Sugar Works in Jamaica with contemporary lines and it represents the best of Jamaica past with the best of Jamaica present.

The site is the same as the previous pool, on a promontory that projects out over Round Hill Bay. But now, three pools on different levels create a sense of space and a landscape of enduring beauty. The

US’ biggest airline operator American Airlines (AA) has agreed to open Sino-US routes, breaking the monopoly that United Airlines has on the Chicago-Shanghai route. AA will become the fourth U.S. airline operator flying to China. It is set to start the daily ShanghaiChicago direct route on April 2. Shanghai will be the 21st international destination and the third Asian city for AA.

main pool, 50 feet long, 16 feet wide, and seven feet at the deepest end, boasts two vanishing edges over the sea with water cascading into a spacious spa pool below.

Interconti signs on six China hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group has signed contracts with a single owner to manage six new hotels in Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou in China’s Sichuan province. This landmark signing in Sichuan, China’s second most populous province with over 90 million residents, marks a significant addition to IHG’s already strong portfolio of 50 hotels in Greater China and supports the Group’s target of adding 50,000 – 60,000 net rooms by the end of 2008, including reaching a total of 125 hotels in China.

With a presence in China since 1984 and already the largest international hotel operator there, IHG is well placed to grow in this dynamic market. The six hotels – two InterContinental properties, three Holiday Inn properties and one Express by Holiday Inn – comprise a total of more than 4,500 rooms.

Amanresort opens on Turks Amanyara, or peaceful place as it is known, has opened its doors on the island of Providenciales, in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The resort is the latest of 17 intimate Amanresorts to open around the globe and the first in the Caribbean. The secluded resort has 40 pavilions, two restaurants, a lounge area with a bar overlooking the swimming pool and deck, a library and a boutique. For the more active there is also a fitness centre. It is also surrounded by coral reefs, pristine beaches and rich, local plant life. 5


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Making a connection in the cabin Since high-speed in-flight internet access launched 21 months ago, demand has surged. Now the industry is looking to the next step – live television and mobile phone calls in-flight. Although internet connectivity is still in its early stages, demand is on the rise. Being able to check e-mails and surf the Internet at 35,000 feet has business travellers signing on in their droves. Yet cabin connectivity has had a rocky ride, after September 11th 2001 plans to implement internet connectivity on U.S. carriers was seriously compromised as airlines were forced to cut back on their spending. Technology fell to the back of airlines priority list and in-flight innovations took the brunt of the commercial turndown. This was not helped by the high cost of implementation. The cost of implementing Connexion by Boeing ranges from $250 - 500,000

Sky-high television Earlier this year, Connexion began offering four channels of live global television. Passengers of all airlines equipped with this service can also watch live TV from their laptops for the first time. The live programs are part of the Internet access package and there is no additional cost to passengers purchasing the Connexion service. Currently Japan Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Scandinavian Airlines are the only three that have implemented it, later in 2006, Etihad will follow suit. Connexion says the service will be rolled out across all airline partners in coming months. The four channels include BBC World, Eurosportnews, CNBC and either MSNBC or EuroNews depending on the region. According to Connexion surveys, two-thirds of users said they would definitely use the service again.

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a plane. The heavy weight of the equipment further increases fuel costs. As a result, three large carriers pulled out of the Boeing project and many U.S. carriers have abstained from implementing in-flight broadband services until now. Lufthansa was the first to implement the services in May 2004, marking a new era for in-flight tech. Connexion has since entered into agreements to offer high speed internet access in-flight with All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, China Airlines, El Al Airlines, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and Singapore Airlines. Austrian and Etihad Airways have also signed up for the service to be implemented next year.

At present Connexion has the monopoly in the marketplace as the only in-flight broadband service provider. This is because Boeing uses satellites to connect the plane's Wi-Fi network to the Internet infrastructure on the ground. Other companies looking for a slice of the market are still in the trial phases. Verizon Airfone plans to launch an air-to-ground solution using land transmission towers as a substitute for satellites. Airbus joined forces with SITA to launch OnAir into the European marketplace in 2005. At present passengers pay up to $18 for up to three hours Internet use on JAL, or $27 for 24hours unlimited access.

According to a recent report by Forrester Research, 38 percent of U.S. business travellers and 22 percent of leisure travellers would be prepared to pay for in-flight broadband on flights of four hours or more. Other statistics show that leisure travellers are less interested in paying, 16 percent of U.S. holiday makers would pay five dollars or less to connect to the Internet during a flight of four hours or more, according to Forrester. Only five percent will pay up to $10 and only one percent would pay up to $30.

“Honey, I’m on a plane” The next challenge is to enable passengers to make calls and send SMS messages through their own mobile phone or personal data assistant (PDA). According to a Burke Research study, 50 percent of airline passengers claimed the most eagerly awaited enhancement in-flight was the potential to make and receive phone calls, SMS messages and e-mail via mobile phones. Telephones in-flight have been available for about ten years now, but the service never really took off. Demand for in-flight mobile phone usage has advanced in line with demand for mobile phones. There was also the option for passengers to send text messages, for about $2.50 per transmission, from the seatback entertainment systems on several airlines. OnAir is trialing on-board mobile phone services this year with airline bmi and TAP air Portugal, who will make history as the first European airlines to allow voice and text services for mobile phones. OnAir's partners in the industry include Continental Airlines, US Airways, Cathay Pacific, Virgin Airways and United Airlines. The United Arab Emirates has also given initial regulatory approval for mobile phone usage and Emirates is considering mobile phones onboard flights. Previously regulatory approvals had delayed these services from launching sooner. There were concerns that mobile phones might interfere with a plane’s navigation system. OnAir claims that its facility, which is based within the plane, ensures that devices including cell phones operate at a low transmission power to avoid affecting avionics. Calls will cost between $2.2 - 2.4 per minute and texts 60 cents each. Connexion plans to add mobile phone and SMS messaging services to its offering late next year, and plans to develop an interface with mobile phones and PDAs. “Enabling mobile connectivity is a natural service evolution for our system” said Connexion’s marketing manager David Friedman. “We

plan to make it available to our airline customers, once discussions betweenregulatory authorities and airline customers have been concluded, and the industry has come to an agreement on how to implement it in practice.” Connexion passengers have been using Skype, to make calls on flights and the popularity of this service also looks set to rise.


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Far-reaching hotel site enters market

Eight years ago the notion of making a hotel reservation via the Internet was a new concept. Now it is an everyday occurrence with the likes of Expedia, Travelocity and Hotels.com taking thousands of bookings a day for hotels across the globe. Many of the major hotel chains have got in on the act as well. You can now book direct with them too. In the U.S. more than 64 million people bought or reserved an airline ticket, hotel room, rental car or package tour online during 2005 -- up nearly 20 million from 2004, according to the Travel Industry Association of America. And each leisure traveller spends more than $1,000 online. Now a new far-reaching hotel-focused website is about to enter the marketplace, called VeryLastMinute.com, the website is a ground-breaking system for hotel booking -where travellers deal with the hotels directly. Brainchild of the World Travel Group, the site has taken three years to develop with information on the site available in ten

languages from Portuguese to Mandarin. Hard work is paying off for the entrepreneurial team that developed the website, which already provides a catalogue of over 66,000 properties in over 160 countries and territories across the globe. The crew have ambitious plans to grow the business further, with another 40,000 properties earmarked for the site. “Once completed VeryLastMinute.com will have the biggest accommodation database in the world,” says Kelly Footit, director of the website. “We are not just including the hotel chains but all independent hotels as well, many of

which are preferred by individual travellers. New destinations are also constantly being researched and added to the listings.” The VeryLastMinute.com model is different from its competitors in that it is not involved in any transaction at the point of booking a room. Travellers pay fees directly to the property and they make their own arrangements. The site provides details such as telephone, fax, website, facilities and visuals about hotels so that potential guests can make their own choices and decisions. “We do not take a commission from the hotel or the consumer for that matter,” says Damian Goude, global sales

manager for VeryLastMinute.com “The business model involves charging properties who want to put more than just their basic details on the website, such as rich media including streaming video, IPIX 360 visuals and photos.” Focusing on the visual experience that hotels offer comes after an Eyefortravel conference on Sales & Marketing in Travel, Europe 2005 in Berlin, highlighted the importance of hotel visuals in selling travel on the web. Guest reviews and price also featured highly.

Disenchanted with portals VeryLastMinute.com was conceived by the World Travel Group after a number of well-travelled directors became disenchanted with trying to book online with the major travel portals. “I was travelling to Stuttgart at late notice. When I went to book a particular hotel with one of the major travel portals, I got a notice saying no rooms were available for my dates,” says director David Falcon. “This seemed a bit odd, it was out of season – November – so it was hardly a busy time. Eventually I got their telephone number directly, no small feat on Google or Yahoo! and called the hotel directly and of course they had rooms,” he explains. The problem occurs with third-party travel websites that buy blocks of rooms at special merchant prices. These rates are lower to the portals but may not necessarily be to the consumer. When some portals run out of inventory for a particular hotel they tell

travellers there are no rooms left. They then try and steer people to a nearby hotel where merchant-rate rooms are available. This activity is more profitable for the websites but may not be giving consumers the rooms they want in the area they want. InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has stopped doing business with Expedia and Hotels.com over such practices and have set up their own direct booking system. This has led IHG to see online bookings increase on its websites, including Holiday Inn and other brands, from 78 percent of total online sales in June 2004 to 85 percent in June 2005. Other major hotel chains are following suit with direct booking systems. Also, many hotels have pricing agreements with the travel portal sites, so consumers are not likely to find a lower rate than at the hotel's official site. While others portals now check real-time inventory. “In reality most people want to go to

the hotel directly, they don’t need a middle man. A direct E-mail or a phone call to the hotel is likely to get them the same rate as they would do booking through a portal,” says Falcon. “The problem with search engine technology now is that the travel portals – Expedia, Travelocity and Hotels.com -- dominate in any search for accommodation online. It is especially hard to find those smaller, independent hotels on the Internet that offer good rates and good service,” he explains. “VeryLastMinute.com readdresses this balance. We do not favour any single property. We are there to document the facts. And the strong visual element allows travellers to make their own choices through what they see.”

Booking direct It is not just hotels. Booking direct is a trend that has gripped the industry over the last few years. The airlines were first to stop paying commissions to

travel agents and focus on their online offerings allowing clients to book direct. EasyJet was one of the first to pioneer direct bookings resulting in cheaper fares for the customer. Most airlines have followed suit proving that this formula works and in turn increases profitability. “However, booking online only works if you have a valid credit card. The penetration and use of the Internet by travellers has risen much faster than that of plastic payment” says Goude. Also a proportion of people in Asia still prefer to pay cash for travel because of the vast grey market. Putting travel payments on a credit card makes it public knowledge. A problem Cendant, one of the globe’s largest travel distribution companies, is experiencing in China. “Travellers browse online but prefer to book hotel rooms and air tickets by telephone. VeryLastMinute.com gives people that option and in the language of their choice,” explains Goude.

The team at World Travel Group is now in the promotion phase of VeryLastMinute.com on the Internet. Achieving high rankings on search engines is the main goal, so that it is the first to come up when travellers search for accommodation. This is being achieved already since the Website has a growing number of Weblinks -- over 1,000 -- to different destination specific VeryLastMinute.com websites. “We are looking to be the encyclopaedia of accommodation on the Internet, the Craig’s List or the Yellow Pages for the travel and hotel industry worldwide. There’s never been anything quite this comprehensive before. It will empower people and give them the choice to book what they want whether it’s an Italian traveller looking for a hotel in Indonesia or a Chinese person booking in Cuba,” says Footit.

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The second World Travel Internet Conference (WTIC) is again winging its way to the Caribbean, with the travel technology sector’s top decision makers descending on the Turks and Caicos on September 21.

Conference brings travel-tech to Turks & Caicos

Success in the travel technology sector is more about innovation than any other factor. This conference aims to spark a one-day conversation on this very topic. Industry decision makers from the leisure, corporate, distribution and hospitality sectors will gather in just over six months to debate, engage and define the new reality in the travel-tech marketplace and the next generation of e-commerce in this rapidly expanding sector. John Davis, the CEO of Pegasus Solutions will headline the event. Other speakers include David Soskin, CEO of Cheapflights.com and Glenn Fogel, Senior Vice President, International & Corporate Development, Priceline.com. “It is about creating a dialogue so that people can talk about the rapidly evolving landscape in the travel-tech sector and the developments that really matter to them,” says organiser Anna Gouldman. “After the success of the first WTIC in Barbados, industry experts have been calling for another conference. A year is a long time in this rapidly evolving sector, so defining industry-wide strategies and taking stock of the pace of change is essential.” The WTIC 2006 will take place on the day 8

after the 13th World Travel Awards gala ceremony, offering a high level of international participation and an ideal networking opportunity for delegates. Cable & Wireless are the headline sponsor for the event. Sessions will seek to inform companies of what their competition and others are doing and to help determine which technologies to focus on and how to implement them. Themes such as online trends and mobile technology in the travel sector are up for discussion.

Quality speakers This conference prides itself on the quality of its carefully selected speakers and the format and content of their presentations, which are given independently and without commercial spin. Each session is designed to inform and inspire delegates. Commenting on their sponsorship of the event, Drexwell Seymour, CEO of Cable and Wireless - Turks and Caicos says: “We are pleased to be a part of this historic event. We recognise the importance and take pride in connecting the Turks and Caicos to the world. It is a prestigious and timely honour for the country to have been chosen to host an event of this magnitude. Cable and Wireless is the provider of choice for Internet services and we are privileged to be the headline sponsor for the World Travel Internet Conference.” It is expected that an audience of over 150

senior executives from all sectors along the travel, tourism and hospitality value chain, as well as worldwide media will be in attendance. The event has already gained the support of those who attended the first event in Barbados, which met with critical acclaim from travel industry insiders. The inaugural WTIC had an impressive roster of presentations, which captured the attention of delegates and international journalists. Leading names in the travel technology industry who participated included Enrique Camacho, Executive Vice President Internet Services, Cable & Wireless, Ron Andruff, CEO, Tralliance, Del Ross, Global Director eCommerce, InterContinental Hotels, Hudson Husbands, Chairman, Barbados Tourism Authority and Cameron Yuill, Vice President, Partner Marketing. Conference speaker Hudson Husbands, chairman of the Barbados Tourism Authority, said of the event: “What was very clear is the world class line up of leading travel technology and internet speakers from around the world and the quality of their presentations. One cannot underestimate the value of having the leaders in e-travel first visit your destination and then deliver themselves of the most up to date knowledge and experiences on travel and the internet.” He added “Certainly Barbados’ best tourism and technology minds have been stretched and stimulated as have those delegates from around the world”. The second WTIC event in Turks and Caicos will again bring together some of the top technology minds in the travel industry, providing both educational and networking opportunities, with high-levels of participation from across the globe.

About the Conference The World Travel Internet Conference (WTIC) was initiated to compliment the World Travel Awards in 2004. The conference, which is now in its second year, aims to increase awareness of emerging technologies within the travel sector, as well as to tackle some of the key issues that many businesses are facing. Go to worldtravelinternetconference.com for more details. If you would like to participate in the event or you are interested in sponsoring or speaking at WTIC please contact the organiser, Anna Gouldman. Email: conference@ internettravelconference.com Tel: +44 (0) 208 374 0970


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Africa’s Leading Airline South African Airways Africa’s Leading First Class Airline South African Airways Africa’s Leading Business Class Airline South African Airways Africa's Leading Airport Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa Africa’s Leading Car Hire Avis Africa’s Leading Casino Resort The Palace of the Lost City, South Africa Africa’s Leading Conference Centre International Convention Centre Durban, South Africa Africa’s Leading Conference Hotel Sun City Resort, Sun City, South Africa Africa's Leading Destination Cape Town, South Africa Africa’s Leading Golf Resort Fancourt Hotel & Country Club, South Africa Africa's Leading Hotel Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa Africa's Leading Hotel Brand Protea Hotels Africa's Leading Resort Sun City, South Africa Africa’s Leading Safari Shamwari Game Reserve Africa's Leading Safari Train Rovos Rail – The Pride of Africa Africa’s Leading Spa Resort Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa Africa's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Egypt - Egyptian State Tourist Office

AFRICA’S COUNTRY WINNERS

Algeria’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Club des Pins Resort & Towers Angola’s Leading Hotel Le Presidente Meridien, Luanda Benin’s Leading Hotel Novotel Cotonou Orisha Botswana’s Leading Hotel Mowana Safari Lodge Botswana’s Leading Safari Tuli Safari Lodge

Burkina Faso’s Leading Hotel Sofitel Silmande Ouagadougou Cameroon’s Leading Hotel Hilton Yaounde Cape Verde’s Leading Hotel Foya Branca Resort Congo’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien Brazzaville

Asia’s Leading Spa Resort Amanpuri, Phuket, Thailand

Egypt’s Leading Hotel Grand Hyatt Cairo

Swaziland’s Leading Hotel Royal Swazi Spa Hotel & Casino

Asia’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Thailand - Tourism Authority of Thailand

Egypt’s Leading Resort Savoy Sharm El Sheikh

Tanzania’s Leading Hotel Sultan Palace

Egypt’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Soma Bay Resort

Tanzania’s Leading Resort Breezes Beach Club

ASIA’S COUNTRY WINNERS

Egypt’s Leading Spa Resort Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh

Tanzania’s Leading Safari Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Afghanistan’s Leading Hotel Hotel Mustafa

Ethiopia’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Addis

Togo’s Leading Hotel Hotel Mercure Sarakawa

Armenia’s Leading Hotel Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan

Gabon’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien Mandji

Tunisia’s Leading Hotel The Residence Tunis

Azerbaijan’s Leading Hotel Park Hyatt Baku

Gambia’s Leading Hotel Corinthia Atlantic Hotel

Tunisia’s Leading Resort Sheraton Hammamet Resort

Bangladesh’s Leading Hotel The Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel

Ghana’s Leading Hotel Novotel Accra City Centre

Tunisia’s Leading Golf Resort Abou Nawas Diar El Andalous

Bhutan’s Leading Hotel Bhutan Hotel

Guinea’s Leading Hotel Novotel Ghi Conakry

Tunisia’s Leading Spa Resort Hasdrubal Thalassal & Spa Hotel

Brunei’s Leading Hotel The Empire Hotel and Country Club

Kenya’s Leading Hotel Nairobi Serena Hotel

Uganda’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Kampala Hotel

Cambodia’s Leading Hotel Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor

Kenya’s Leading Resort Alfajiri Villa Resort

Uganda’s Leading Safari Bwindi Camp

Cambodia’s Leading Spa Resort Raffles Hotel Le Royal

Kenya’s Leading Safari Finch Hattons

Zambia’s Leading Hotel The Royal Livingstone

China’s Leading Hotel The Peninsula Palace Beijing

Kenya’s Leading Golf Resort Windsor Golf & Country Club

Zambia’s Leading Safari Treetops Lodge

China’s Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt, Beijing

Malawi’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien Livingstonia Beach

Zimbabwe’s Leading Hotel The Victoria Falls Hotel

China’s Leading Resort Gloria Resort Sanya

Morocco’s Leading Hotel La Mamounia

Zimbabwe’s Leading Safari Matetsi Game Lodges

China’s Leading Golf Resort Spring City Golf & Lake Resort

Morocco’s Leading Resort Amanjena

Zimbabwe’s Leading Resort Leopard Rock Hotel, Casino & Golf Resort

China’s Leading Spa Resort Banyan Tree Shanghai

Morocco’s Leading Golf Resort The Palmeraie Golf Palace & Resort

ASIA

China’s Leading Ski Resort Jingyuetan Ski Resort

Morocco’s Leading Spa Resort La Sultana

Asia’s Leading Airline Cathay Pacific Airways

Hong Kong’s Leading Hotel InterContinental Hong Kong

Mozambique’s Leading Hotel The Polana Hotel

Asia’s Leading First Class Airline Singapore Airlines

Hong Kong's Leading Business Hotel Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Namibia’s Leading Hotel Windhoek Country Club Resort & Casino

Asia’s Leading Business Class Airline Cathay Pacific Airways

Hong Kong’s Leading Spa Hotel The Peninsula

Namibia’s Leading Spa Resort Epacha Game Lodge & Spa

Asia’s Leading Airport Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong

India’s Leading Hotel The Imperial New Delhi

Namibia’s Leading Safari Wolwedans Dunes Lodge & Dune Camp Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Lagos Hotel & Towers Rwanda’s Leading Hotel Novotel Kigali Umubano Senegal’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien President Sierra Leone’s Leading Hotel Cape Sierra Hotel South Africa’s Leading Hotel Mount Nelson Hotel South Africa’s Leading Resort Sun City Resort South Africa’s Leading Golf Resort Fancourt Hotel & Country Club South Africa’s Leading Safari Shamwari Game Reserve South Africa’s Leading Spa Resort Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa

Asia’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Asia’s Leading Casino Resort Genting Highland Resort, Malaysia Asia’s Leading Conference Centre Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, China Asia’s Leading Conference Hotel Grand Hyatt Shanghai, China Asia’s Leading Destination Bangkok Asia’s Leading Golf Resort The Empire Resort & Country Club, Brunei Asia’s Leading Hotel The Oriental Bangkok, Thailand Asia’s Leading Hotel Brand Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

India’s Leading Business Hotel Trident Hilton, Gurgaon India’s Leading Resort The Oberoi Rajvilas India’s Leading Spa Resort The Oberoi Wildflower Hall India’s Leading Castle & Palace Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur Indonesia’s Leading Hotel Hotel Mulia Senayan

Winners

Botswana’s Leading Resort Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort

Sudan’s Leading Hotel Hilton Port Sudan

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North Africa's Leading Airline Egypt Air

Cote D'Lvoire’s Leading Hotel Sofitel Abidjan

World Travel Awards 2005

AFRICA

Mr Luc Delafosse, General Manager, Burj Al Arab

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Guy Crawford, Gerald Lawless, Bill Walshe of Jumeirah

Asia’s Leading Resort Le Royal Meridien Baan Taling Ngam, Koh Samui, Thailand

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Indonesia’s Leading Boutique Hotel The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah, Bali

Sri Lanka’s Leading Hotel Hilton Colombo

Indonesia’s Leading Business Hotel Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta

Sri Lanka’s Leading Spa Resort Ayurveda Pavilions

Indonesia’s Leading Resort Conrad Bali Resort & Spa, Bali

Taiwan’s Leading Hotel Grand Formosa Regent Taipei

Indonesia’s Leading Golf Resort Le Meridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort

Taiwan’s Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt, Taipei

Indonesia’s Leading Spa Resort Banyan Tree, Bintan

Taiwan’s Leading Spa Resort Spring City Resort, Taipei

Japan’s Leading Hotel The Imperial, Tokyo

Thailand’s Leading Hotel The Oriental Bangkok

Japan’s Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt, Tokyo

Thailand’s Leading Business Hotel Conrad Bangkok, Bangkok

Japan’s Leading Resort The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa

Thailand’s Leading Boutique Hotel Samui Peninsula, Koh Samui

Japan’s Leading Golf Resort Phoenix Seagaia Resort

Thailand’s Leading Resort Le Royal Meridien Baan Taling Ngam, Koh Samui

Fiji’s Leading Resort Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

Thailand’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket

Fiji’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Fiji Resort

Thailand’s Leading Spa Resort The Evason Hua Hin Resort and Spa, Hua Hin

Fiji’s Leading Spa Resort Mandara Spa at Sheraton Fiji Resort

Japan’s Leading Spa Resort Hilton Odawara Resort & Spa Japan’s Leading Ski Resort Teine Highland, Sapporo, Hokkaido Kazakhstan’s Leading Hotel Okan InterContinental Astana Korea, South’s Leading Hotel Grand InterContinental Seoul Korea, South’s Leading Business Hotel The Shilla, Seoul Kyrgyzstan's Leading Hotel Hyatt Regency Bishkek Laos’ Leading Hotel Novotel Vientiane Macau’s Leading Hotel Lisboa Hotel

Uzbekistan’s Leading Hotel Hotel InterContinental, Tashkent Vietnam’s Leading Hotel Hilton Hanoi Opera Vietnam’s Leading Spa Resort Ana Mandara Resort, Nha Trang

AUSTRALASIA Australasia’s Leading Airline Qantas Airways Australasia’s Leading Business Class Airline Air New Zealand

Malaysia’s Leading Hotel Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Australasia’s Leading Airport Sydney Airport, Australia

Malaysia’s Leading Business Hotel The Regent, Kuala Lumpur

Australasia’s Leading Car Hire Hertz

Malaysia’s Leading Boutique Hotel The Lakehouse, Pahang

Australasia’s Leading Casino Resort Conrad Treasury Brisbane

Malaysia’s Leading Resort Pangkor Laut Resort

Australasia’s Leading Conference Centre Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia

Malaysia’s Leading Golf Resort Nexus Resort Karambunai

Australia’s Leading Hotel The Observatory Hotel

Caribbean’s Leading Casino Resort Wyndham El San Juan Hotel & Casino, Puerto Rico

Australia’s Leading Resort Hayman

Caribbean’s Leading Conference Centre Sherbourne Conference Centre, Barbados

Australia’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Hotel

Caribbean’s Leading Conference Hotel Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Nassau, Bahamas

Australia’s Leading Spa Resort Palazzo Versace Australia’s Leading Ski Resort Mercure Grand Chalet, Mount Buller Cook Islands’ Leading Hotel Pacific Resort Rarotonga

French Polynesia’s Leading Hotel InterContinental Le Moana Bora Bora French Polynesia’s Leading Spa Resort Le Meridien Bora Bora Guam’s Leading Hotel The Tower Guam Hotel Okura Guam’s Leading Spa Resort Hilton Guam Micronesia Federated State’s Leading Hotel Hyatt Regency Saipan

Caribbean's Leading Hotel Coco Reef Resort, Tobago Caribbean's Leading Hotel Brand Sandals Resorts International Caribbean's Leading Resort Sandy Lane, Barbados Caribbean’s Leading Spa Resort Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort, Tobago Caribbean's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Jamaica – Jamaica Tourist Board Caribbean’s Leading Villa Hotel Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica

New Zealand’s Leading Resort Paihia Beach Resort & Spa

Anguilla’s Leading Spa Resort Malliouhana Hotel & Spa

New Zealand’s Leading Spa Resort The Lodge at Paratiho Farms

Antigua & Barbuda’s Leading Hotel Jumby Bay

New Zealand’s Leading Ski Resort Bayview Chateau Tongariro

Antigua & Barbuda’s Leading Golf Resort Blue Waters

Papua New Guinea’s Leading Hotel Loloata Island Resort

Australasia’s Leading Hotel The Windsor, Melbourne, Australia

CARIBBEAN

Australasia’s Leading Boutique Hotel Aachen House, Auckland, New Zealand

Caribbean's Leading Airline Air Jamaica

Australasia’s Leading Hotel Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts

Caribbean's Leading First Class Airline British Airways

Rep of Palau’s Leading Hotel Airai View Hotel

Australasia’s Leading Resort Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, French Polynesia

Caribbean's Leading Business Class Airline Air Jamaica

Singapore’s Leading Hotel Raffles

Australasia’s Leading Spa Resort Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast, Australia

Singapore’s Leading Spa Resort The Sentosa Resort & Spa

Australasia’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Australian Tourist Commission

Caribbean's Leading Airport Sir Donald Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Antigua’s Leading Spa Resort Sandals Antigua Resort & Spa Aruba’s Leading Hotel Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino Aruba’s Leading Golf Resort Tierra del Sol Resort & Country Club

Winners

Vanuatu’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien Port Vila Resort & Casino

Philippines’ Leading Spa Resort Amanpulo

Caribbean’s Leading Golf Resort Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Anguilla’s Leading Resort Cap Juluca, Maunday’s Bay

Australasia’s Leading Golf Resort Clearwater, Christchurch, New Zealand

Philippines’ Leading Hotel The Peninsula Manila

Caribbean's Leading Family All-Inclusive Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Jamaica

New Zealand’s Leading Hotel The Ascott Metropolis Auckland

Tonga’s Leading Hotel Paradise International Hotel

Pakistan’s Leading Hotel Avari Hotel, Lahore

Caribbean's Leading Destination Barbados

CARIBBEAN’S COUNTRY WINNERS

Australasia’s Leading Destination Sydney

Nepal’s Leading Hotel Yak & Yeti Hotel

Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination Jamaica

New Caledonia’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien lle des Pins

Samoa’s Leading Hotel Hotel Kitano Tusitala

Myanmar’s Leading Hotel Nikko Royal Lake Yangon

Caribbean’s Leading Car Hire Hertz

Australia’s Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

Australasia’s Leading Conference Hotel The Westin Sydney, Australia

Malaysia’s Leading Spa Resort The Datai

Caribbean’s Leading Boutique Hotel Point Grace, Turks & Caicos

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Macau’s Leading Spa Resort Mandarin Oriental Macau

AUSTRALASIA’S COUNTRY WINNERS

World Travel Awards 2005

Eduardo Sanovicz, President, Brazilian Tourist Board and Silvana Nascimento, Chief Executive Officer, EMBRATUR

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Andrew Ashmore, Area Director of Sales UK and Ireland, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

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Aruba’s Leading Spa Resort Mandara Spa at the Marriott Ocean Club

Tobago’s Leading Golf Resort Hilton Tobago Golf & Spa Resort

Bahamas’ Leading Hotel Graycliff Bahamas’ Leading Resort Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa, Bahamas Bahamas’ Leading Golf Resort Our Lucuya Beach & Golf Resort

Guadaloupe’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien La Cocoteraie, St. Francois Guadaloupe Jamaica’s Leading Hotel Jamaica Inn Jamaica’s Leading Resort Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Jamaica’s Leading Golf Resort Half Moon, Montego Bay

Bahamas’ Leading Spa Resort Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa

Jamaica’s Leading Spa Resort The Spa, Round Hill

Barbados’ Leading Hotel Cobblers Cove Hotel

Jamaica’s Leading Villa Goldeneye, Island Outpost

Barbados’ Leading Resort Sandy Lane

Martinique’s Leading Hotel Hotel Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa

Barbados’ Leading Golf Resort Sandy Lane

Montserrat’s Leading Hotel Tropical Mansion Suites

Barbados’ Leading Spa Resort Almond Beach Resort

Puerto Rico’s Leading Hotel Ritz-Carlton, San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino

Barbados’ Leading Villa Greensleeves Belize’s Leading Hotel Radissons Fort George Hotel and Marina Belize’s Leading Spa Resort Cayo Espanto Resort Bermuda’s Leading Hotel Elbow Beach Bermuda’s Leading Resort Coco Reef Bermuda Resort Bermuda’s Leading Golf Resort The Fairmont Southampton Bermuda’s Leading Spa Resort Cambridge Beaches Bonaire’s Leading Hotel Harbour Village Beach Club British Virgin Islands’ Leading Resort Peter Island Resort British Virgin Islands’ Leading Spa Resort Little Dix Bay Cuba’s Leading Hotel Hotel Nacional de Cuba, Havana

Curacao’s Leading Hotel Hilton Curacao Dominica’s Leading Hotel Fort Young Hotel Dominica’s Leading Resort Castaways Beach Resort Dominican Republic’s Leading Hotel Casa de Campo Dominican Republic’s Leading Golf Resort Casa de Campo

Grand Cayman’s Leading Hotel Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort Grand Cayman’s Leading Golf Resort Hyatt Regency Grand Cayman Grenada’s Leading Hotel LaSource Grenada’s Leading Spa Resort LaSource

Puerto Rico’s Leading Spa Hotel Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino St Barts’ Leading Hotel Hotel Guanahani & Spa St Kitts and Nevis’ Leading Hotel Four Seasons Resort, Nevis St Kitts and Nevis’ Leading Golf Resort Frigate Bay Resort St Kitts and Nevis’ Leading Spa Resort Emerald Mist Spa at St Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino St Lucia’s Leading Hotel Sandals Halcyon St. Lucia St Lucia’s Leading Resort Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort St Lucia’s Leading Spa Resort The Body Holiday at Le Sport St. Maarten’s Leading Hotel The Summit Resort Hotel St. Maarten’s Leading Resort Wyndham Sapphire Beach Club & Resort St Martin’s Leading Hotel La Samanna St Martin’s Leading Resort Le Meridien St Martin, L'Habitation de Lonvilliers St Martin’s Leading Spa Resort Elysee Spa, La Samanna Resort St Vincent the Grenadines’ Leading Resort Raffles Resort Canouan Island, Grenadines Trinidad’s Leading Hotel Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre Tobago’s Leading Hotel Coco Reef Resort & Spa Tobago’s Leading Resort Coco Reef Resort & Spa

Turks & Caicos’ Leading Resort Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa Turks & Caicos’ Leading Spa Resort COMO Shambhala Retreat at Parrot Cay US Virgin Islands’ Leading Hotel Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort, St. John US Virgin Islands’ Leading Spa Resort Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa, St Thomas

CENTRAL & LATIN AMERICA Central & Latin America's Leading Airline Mexicana Airlines Central & Latin America's Leading First Class Airline American Airlines Central & Latin America's Leading Business Class Airline Mexicana Airlines Central & Latin America's Leading Airport Benito Juarez International Airport, Mexico City, Mexico Central & Latin America’s Leading Car Hire Europcar Central & Latin America’s Leading Casino Resort Barceló Tambor Beach, Playa Tambor, Costa Rica Central & Latin America’s Leading Conference Centre Centro De Convenciones, Cancun, Mexico Central & Latin America’s Leading Conference Hotel Real InterContinental Hotel Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica Central & Latin America's Leading Destination Cancun Central & Latin America’s Leading Golf Resort Karmina Palace Golf & Spa Resort Central & Latin America's Leading Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Mexico, D.F., Mexico Central & Latin America's Leading Hotel Brand Camino Real Hotels & Resorts Central & Latin America's Leading Resort The Fairmont Acapulco Princess, Acapulco Central & Latin America’s Leading Spa Resort El Santuario, Valle de Bravo Central & Latin America's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Costa Rica – Costa Rica National Tourist Bureau

Costa Rica’s Leading Hotel Hotel Punta Islita Costa Rica’s Leading Resort Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa Costa Rica’s Leading Spa Resort Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa El Salvador’s Leading Hotel Real InterContinental Hotel San Salvador Guatemala’s Leading Hotel The Westin Camino Real Honduras’ Leading Hotel Real InterContinental Hotel Tegucigalpa Mexico’s Leading Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Mexico, D.F. Mexico’s Leading Business Hotel W, Mexico City Mexico’s Leading Resort Las Ventanas, Al Paraiso Mexico’s Leading Golf Resort Casa Del Mar Beach, Golf & Spa Resort Mexico’s Leading Spa Resort El Santuario, Valle de Bravo Nicaragua’s Leading Hotel Real InterContinental Hotel Metrocentro Managua Panama’s Leading Hotel Radisson Decapolis Hotel Panama City

EUROPE Europe's Leading Airline Swiss International Air Lines Europe's Leading First Class Airline British Airways Europe's Leading Business Class Airline Swiss International Air Lines Europe's Leading Airport Zurich Airport, Switzerland Europe's Leading Budget / No Frills Airline Ryanair Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel Vila Joya Europe’s Leading Car Hire Europcar Europe’s Leading Casino Hotel Hotel & Casino Torrequebrada, Spain Europe's Leading Charter Airline Excel Europe’s Leading Conference Centre The ICC, Birmingham, England Europe’s Leading Conference Hotel Hawaii Grand Hotel & Resort, Cyprus Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination Copenhagen

Winners

Dominican Republic’s Leading Resort Casa de Campo

Puerto Rico’s Leading Golf Resort Wyndham El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa

Turks & Caicos’ Leading Hotel Parrot Cay

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Cuba’s Leading Resort Sandals Royal Hicacos Resort & Spa

Puerto Rico’s Leading Resort The Westin Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort & Club

Tobago’s Leading Villa Stone Haven Villas

CENTRAL & LATIN AMERICA’S COUNTRY WINNERS

World Travel Awards 2005

Sandy Koukoura, Media Relations & Events Manager EMEA, Sabre Travel Network

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Mahamood Shougee, Minister of Tourism & Civil Aviation, Republic of Maldives and Mohamed Nazeer, Director, Coco Collection

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Turks and Caicos’ Leading Resort

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Europe's Leading Destination Barcelona

Cyprus’ Leading Resort Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort

Hungary’s Leading Hotel Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal, Budapest

Norway’s Leading Ski Resort Radisson SAS Grand Royal Hotel, Narvik

Europe's Leading Family Resort Hawaii Grand Hotel & Resort, Cyprus

Cyprus’ Leading Spa Resort Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort

Hungary's Leading Resort Danubius Thermal Hotel Aqua, Hévíz

Poland’s Leading Hotel Hotel Westin Warsaw

Europe’s Leading Golf Resort Hyatt Regency La Manga, Murcia, Spain

Czech Republic’s Leading Hotel Hotel Pariz Prague

Hungary’s Leading Spa Resort Danubius Thermal Hotel Aqua Hévíz

Portugal’s Leading Hotel Lapa Palace

Europe's Leading Hotel Ritz Paris, France

Czech Republic’s Leading Spa Resort Imperial Karlovy Vary

Iceland’s Leading Hotel Radisson SAS Saga Hotel, Reykjavik

Portugal’s Leading Boutique Hotel Hotel Quinta da Bela Vista

Europe’s Leading Business Hotel Conrad Istanbul, Turkey

Czech Republic's Leading Golf Resort Hotel Esplanade Spa & Golf Resort, Marianske Lazne

Ireland’s Leading Hotel The Merrion, Dublin

Portugal’s Leading Resort Sheraton Algarve Hotel at Pine Cliffs Resort

Europe's Leading Hotel Brand InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Europe’s Leading Luxury Hotel Brand Rocco Forte Hotels Europe's Leading Resort Forte Village, Sardinia, Italy

Denmark’s Leading Hotel Hotel d'Angleterre, Copenhagen England’s Leading Hotel The Lanesborough England’s Leading Business Hotel Langham Hotel, London

Europe’s Leading Ski Resort Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, St. Moritz, Switzerland

England’s Leading Resort Hoar Cross Hall

Europe’s Leading Spa Resort Aldemar Royal Mare Village & Thalasso

England’s Leading Golf Resort Bovey Castle, Devon

Europe’s Leading Theme Park Disneyland Paris, France

England’s Leading Spa Resort Penny Hill Park Hotel

Europe's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation)

England’s Leading Castle Bovey Castle, Devon Estonia’s Leading Hotel Radisson SAS Hotel, Tallin

Ireland’s Leading Golf Resort The K Club Ireland’s Leading Spa Resort Park Hotel Kenmare Ireland’s Leading Castle Ashford Castle Italy’s Leading Hotel Luna Hotel Baglioni Italy’s Leading Boutique Hotel Hotel Villa San Michele, Florence Italy’s Leading Business Hotel Four Seasons, Milan Italy’s Leading Resort Forte Village, Sardinia Italy’s Leading Golf Resort Palazzo Arzaga Hotel SPA & Golf Resort Italy’s Leading Spa Resort Forte Village, Sardinia

Albania’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Tirana Hotel & Towers

Finland’s Leading Spa Resort Naantali Spa Hotel

Italy’s Leading Ski Resort Cristallo Reconditioning and Beauty Hotel & Spa, Cortina d'Ampezzo

Andorra’s Leading Hotel Hotel Plaza

France’s Leading Hotel Four Seasons Hotel George V

Italy’s Leading Villa Borgo Bernardini, Tuscany

Austria’s Leading Hotel Hotel Imperial, Vienna

France’s Leading Business Hotel The Ritz, Paris

Latvia’s Leading Hotel Hotel Grand Palace, Riga

Austria’s Leading Resort Hotel Salzburgerhof

France’s Leading Resort Hotel du Palais Biarritz

Liechtenstein’s Leading Hotel Hotel Gorfion-Malbun

Austria’s Leading Spa Resort Herzog Tassilo Kur Hotel

France’s Leading Golf Resort Royal Parc Evian

Lithuania’s Leading Hotel Radisson SAS Astorija, Vilnius

Austria’s Leading Ski Resort Elizabeth Hotel

France’s Leading Spa Resort Les Sources de Caudalie

Luxembourg’s Leading Hotel Hotel Le Royal Luxembourg

Austria’s Leading Castle Hotel Schloss Durnstein

France’s Leading Ski Resort Les Airelles, Courchevel

Macedonia's Leading Hotel Hotel Metropol, Ohrid

Belarus’ Leading Hotel Hotel Minsk

France’s Leading Castle Chateau de la Guillonniere

Malta’s Leading Hotel Corinthia Palace Hotel

Belgium’s Leading Hotel Conrad Brussels

Georgia's Leading Hotel Sheraton Metechi Palace, Tbilisi

Malta’s Leading Resort The Westin Dragonara Resort

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Leading Hotel Holiday Inn Sarajevo

Germany’s Leading Hotel Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Berlin

Malta’s Leading Spa Resort Hotel Fortina Spa Resort

Germany’s Leading Business Hotel InterContinental Berlin

Moldova's Leading Hotel The Jolly Alon, Chisinau

Germany’s Leading Resort Hartl Life Resort

Monaco’s Leading Hotel Monte Carlo Grand Hotel

Gibraltar’s Leading Hotel The Rock Hotel

Monaco’s Leading Spa Hotel Monte Carlo Grand Hotel

Greece’s Leading Hotel Athanaeum InterContinental Athens

Netherlands’ Leading Hotel Amstel InterContinental Amsterdam

Greece’s Leading Boutique Hotel Lato Boutique Hotel

Netherlands’ Leading Business Hotel The Grand, Amsterdam

Greece’s Leading Resort Astir Palace Vouliagmeni

Netherlands’ Leading Spa Resort Golden Tulip Kuurhotel Fontana

Greece’s Leading Spa Resort Aldemar Royal Olympian Spa & Thalasso

Northern Ireland’s Leading Hotel Radisson SAS Roe Park Resort

Greece’s Leading Villa Elounda Gulf Villas and Suites

Norway’s Leading Hotel Hotel Continental

Bulgaria’s Leading Hotel Hilton Sofia Bulgaria's Leading Resort Marina Palace, Duni Royal Resort Bulgaria’s Leading Spa Resort Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Croatia’s Leading Hotel Dubrovnik Palace Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa Croatia’s Leading Spa Resort Dubrovnik Palace Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa Cyprus’ Leading Hotel Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort, Cyprus

Portugal’s Leading Spa Resort Madeira Palacio Resort Hotel Romania’s Leading Hotel Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest Russia’s Leading Hotel Hotel Astoria, St. Petersburg Russia’s Leading Business Hotel Hotel Baltschug Kempinski, Moscow Russia’s Leading Spa Resort Le Meridien Moscow Country Club, Moscow San Marino’s Leading Hotel Grand Hotel Primavera Scotland’s Leading Hotel The Balmoral Scotland’s Leading Resort Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews Scotland’s Leading Golf Resort Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews Scotland’s Leading Spa Resort Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews Scotland’s Leading Castle Inverlochy Castle Scotland’s Leading Villa Winton House Serbia and Montenegro's Leading Hotel Hyatt Regency Belgrade Hotel, Belgrade Slovakia’s Leading Hotel Radisson SAS Carlton Hotel Bratislava Slovenia’s Leading Hotel Hotel Lev, Ljubljana Slovenia’s Leading Spa Resort Grand Hotel Toplice, Bled Spain’s Leading Hotel Hotel Arts Barcelona Spain’s Leading Business Hotel Hotel Ritz, Madrid Spain’s Leading Boutique Hotel Hotel Omm, Barcelona Spain’s Leading Resort Las Dunas Beach Hotel & Spa

Winners

Finland’s Leading Hotel Hilton Helsinki Strand, Helsinki

Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort Hotel Quinta do Lago

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EUROPE’S COUNTRY WINNERS

World Travel Awards 2005

Josef Forstmayr, Managing Director, Round Hill Hotel and Villas

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Conrad Hotels & Resorts

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Italy's Leading Spa Resort

Europe's Leading Resort

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Spain’s Leading Golf Resort The Almenara Golf-Hotel and Spa

Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort Coco Palm Resort & Spa, Maldives

Middle East's Leading Resort Madinat Jumeirah

NORTH AMERICA

Spain’s Leading Spa Resort Mare Nostrum Spa, Tenerife

Indian Ocean’s Leading Spa Resort Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa, Maldives

Middle East’s Leading Spa Resort Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai

North America's Leading Airline American Airlines

Sweden’s Leading Hotel Leijontornet & Victory Hotel

Indian Ocean’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Maldives Tourism Promotion Board

Sweden’s Leading Spa Resort Ronneby Brunn Hotell Spa & Resort Switzerland’s Leading Hotel Mandarin Oriental Hotel du Rhone Geneva Switzerland’s Leading Business Hotel Le Palace Hilton Geneva Switzerland’s Leading Spa Resort Lausanne Palace and Spa, Lausanne Switzerland’s Leading Ski Resort Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, St. Moritz Turkey’s Leading Hotel Ciragan Palace Hotel Kempinski Istanbul Turkey’s Leading Business Hotel Conrad Istanbul, Istanbul Turkey’s Leading Resort Kemer Resort Hotel Turkey’s Leading Spa Resort Sheraton Voyager Antalya Hotel Resort & Spa

INDIAN OCEAN’S COUNTRY WINNERS Madagascar’s Leading Hotel Hilton Madagascar Maldives’ Leading Hotel One&Only Kanuhura Maldives’ Leading Resort Coco Palm Resort & Spa Maldives’ Leading Spa Resort Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa Mauritius’ Leading Hotel One&Only Le Tousserok Mauritius’ Leading Resort The Residence Mauritius’ Leading Golf Resort Belle Mare Plage Resort Mauritius’ Leading Spa Resort One&Only Le Saint Geran

Middle East's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Qatar – Qatar Tourist Authority

MIDDLE EAST’S COUNTRY WINNERS Abu Dhabi’s Leading Hotel InterContinental Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi’s Leading Resort Emirates Palace Bahrain’s Leading Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa Bahrain’s Leading Spa Resort The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa Dubai’s Leading Hotel Jumeirah Emirates Towers Dubai’s Leading Resort Madinat Jumeirah Dubai’s Leading Golf Resort Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa Dubai’s Leading Spa Resort Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa

Reunion Island’s Leading Hotel Les Villas Du Lagon Resort Hotel

Ukraine's Leading Spa Resort Sanatorium “Dulber”, Mishor, Crimea

Seychelles’ Leading Hotel Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove

Wales’ Leading Hotel The St David's Hotel & Spa

Seychelles’ Leading Resort Le Meridien Fisherman’s Cove

Wales’ Leading Golf Resort The Celtic Manor Resort

Seychelles’ Leading Spa Resort Banyan Tree Seychelles

Wales’ Leading Spa Resort The St. David's Hotel & Spa

MIDDLE EAST

INDIAN OCEAN

Middle East's Leading Airline Qatar Airways

Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Air Mauritius

Middle East's Leading First Class Airline Gulf Air

Indian Ocean’s Leading First Class Airline Air France

Middle East's Leading Business Class Airline Emirates

Indian Ocean’s Leading Business Class Airline South African Airways

Middle East's Leading Airport Dubai International Airport, Dubai

Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport Male International Airport, Maldives

Middle East's Leading Beach Resort Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Fujairah

Qatar’s Leading Hotel Ritz-Carlton Doha

Indian Ocean’s Leading Car Hire Avis

Middle East’s Leading Car Hire Europcar

Qatar’s Leading Resort Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort

Indian Ocean’s Leading Casino Resort The Plantation Club Resort & Casino, Seychelles

Middle East’s Leading Conference Centre Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai

Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel Al Faisaliah Hotel

Indian Ocean’s Leading Conference Hotel Hilton Madagascar, Madagascar

Middle East’s Leading Conference Hotel Madinat Jumeirah

Indian Ocean’s Leading Family Resort Voile d'Or Resort & Spa Mauritius Indian Ocean’s Leading Golf Resort Belle Mare Plage Resort, Mauritius Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel One&Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritius Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Brand Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts

Middle East's Leading Destination Dubai Middle East’s Leading Golf Resort Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai Middle East's Leading Hotel Burj Al Arab Middle East's Leading Hotel Brand Jumeirah

Israel’s Leading Spa Resort Le Meridien Dead Sea Jordan’s Leading Hotel Amman Marriott Hotel Jordan’s Leading Spa Resort Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa Kuwait’s Leading Hotel JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait City

North America's Leading Airport Dallas Fort Worth International Airport North America's Leading Budget / No Frills Airline Song North America’s Leading Boutique Hotel The Waldorf Towers, New York North America’s Leading Business Hotel InterContinental The Barclay New York, New York North America’s Leading Car Hire Hertz North America’s Leading Casino Resort MGM Grand, Las Vegas North America’s Leading Charter Airline Miami Air International North America’s Leading Conference Centre Las Vegas Convention Centre, Las Vegas North America’s Leading Conference Hotel Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin North America's Leading Destination Orlando North America’s Leading Golf Resort The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Arizona

Lebanon’s Leading Hotel Metropolitan Palace Hotel Beirut

North America's Leading Hotel The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas, Texas

Lebanon’s Leading Resort Sheraton Coral Beach

North America's Leading Hotel Brand Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Lebanon’s Leading Spa Resort InterContinental Mountain Resort & Spa Mzaar

North America's Leading Resort Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

Oman’s Leading Hotel Al Bustan Palace InterContinental Muscat

Saudi Arabia’s Leading Resort Sunset Beach Resort Sharjah’s Leading Hotel Millennium Hotel Sharjah Sharjah’s Leading Resort Radisson SAS Resort Hotel Syria’s Leading Hotel Safir Al-Sayedah Zeinab Hotel Yemen’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Gold Mohur Hotel & Resort

North America’s Leading Spa Resort The Wyndham Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa, Colorado North America's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Las Vegas - Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority

Winners

Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination Maldives

Israel’s Leading Hotel InterContinental David Tel-Aviv

North America's Leading Business Class Airline Continental Airlines

www.worldtravelawards.com

Ukraine’s Leading Hotel Donbass Palace Hotel, Donetsk

North America's Leading First Class Airline American Airlines

World Travel Awards 2005

Chitty Cheung, General Manager Europe, Cathay Pacific Airways

www.worldtravelawards.com

Richard Adams, Senior Vice President, Sabre Travel Network

Middle East's Leading Presidential Suite Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Fujairah

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United States’ Leading Business Hotel InterContinental Buckhead, Atlanta United States: New England’s Leading Hotel The Westin Copley Place, Boston United States: New England’s Leading Resort The White Elephant, Nantucket Island United States: New England’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Colonial Hotel & Golf Club Boston North, Massachusetts United States: New England’s Leading Spa Resort Canyon Ranch Lenox, Massachusetts United States: New England’s Leading Ski Resort The Equinox Resort & Spa, Vermont United States: East Coast’s Leading Hotel The Peninsula New York United States: East Coast’s Leading Golf Resort Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina United States: East Coast’s Leading Ski Resort Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa, New York United States: Mid-West’s Leading Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Chicago United States: Mid-West’s Leading Resort The American Club, Wisconsin United States: Mid-West’s Leading Golf Resort Treetops Sylvan Resort, Michigan United States: Pacific North-West’s Leading Hotel The Benson Hotel, Oregon United States: Pacific North-West’s Leading Resort The Resort At Port Ludlow, Washington United States: Pacific North-West’s Leading Golf Resort Salishan Lodge & Golf Resort, Oregon

United States: Rockies’ Leading Hotel The St. Regis Aspen, Colorado United States: Rockies’ Leading Resort Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa, Utah United States: Rockies’ Leading Golf Resort Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, Colorado

United States: Rockies’ Leading Ski Resort The Lodge at Vail, Colorado

United States: West Coast’s Leading Ski Resort Marriott’s Timber Lodge, California United States: South-West’s Leading Hotel The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Texas United States: South-West’s Leading Resort The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa, Arizona United States: South-West’s Leading Golf Resort Omni Tuscon National Golf Resort & Spa, Arizona United States: South-West’s Leading Spa Resort Canyon Ranch at the Venetian, Nevada United States: South’s Leading Hotel Mandarin Oriental Miami, Florida United States: South’s Leading Resort Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, Florida United States: South’s Leading Golf Resort PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida United States: South’s Leading Spa Resort The Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, Florida United States: Hawaii’s Leading Hotel The Fairmont Orchid, Kohala Coast United States: Hawaii’s Leading Resort Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club, Kauai United States: Hawaii’s Leading Golf Resort The Lodge at Koele, Lanai United States: Hawaii’s Leading Spa Resort Mauna Lani Spa at Mauna Lani Resort, Hawaii Canada: Alberta’s Leading Hotel The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, Edmonton Canada: Alberta’s Leading Resort The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff Canada: Alberta’s Leading Golf Resort The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper Canada: Alberta’s Leading Spa Resort The Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, Kananaskis Village Canada: Alberta’s Leading Ski Resort The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff Canada: British Colombia’s Leading Hotel The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler Canada: British Colombia’s Leading Resort King Pacific Lodge, Vancouver

United States: West Coast’s Leading Hotel The Ritz Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa, California

Canada: British Colombia’s Leading Golf Resort The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler

United States: West Coast’s Leading Resort La Quinta Resort & Club, California

Canada: British Colombia’s Leading Spa Resort The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler

Canada: Quebec’s Leading Hotel Le St. James, Montreal Canada: Quebec’s Leading Resort Gray Rocks Resort, Mont Tremblant Canada: Quebec’s Leading Golf Resort Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant Canada: Quebec’s Leading Spa Resort Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant Canada: Quebec’s Leading Ski Resort Huntley Lodge, Montreal Canada: Ontario’s Leading Hotel Le Royal Meridien King Edward, Toronto Canada: Ontario’s Leading Ski Resort Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood Canada: Nova Scotia’s Leading Hotel The Westin Nova Scotia, Halifax Canada: New Brunswick’s Leading Resort Kingsbrae Arms, St. Andrews

SOUTH AMERICA South America's Leading Airline VARIG Brazilian Airline South America's Leading Business Class Airline Lan Airlines

Argentina’s Leading Ski Resort Hotel Piscis, Las Lenas Resort Bolivia’s Leading Hotel Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Center Brazil’s Leading Hotel Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa Brazil’s Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt, Sao Paulo Brazil’s Leading Resort Sofitel Suites Costa Do Sauipe Brazil’s Leading Spa Resort Kurotel Clinica E Spa Chile’s Leading Hotel Hyatt Regency Santiago Chile’s Leading Resort Villarrica Park Lane Hotel Chile’s Leading Spa Resort Hotel Del Lago Resort & Casino Pucon Chile’s Leading Ski Resort Grand Hotel Portillo, Portillo Colombia’s Leading Hotel Radisson Royal Bogota Hotel Ecuador’s Leading Hotel Hotel Oro Verde, Guayaquil Ecuador’s Leading Resort Finch Bay Hotel Ecuador’s Leading Spa Resort Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa

South America's Leading Airport Buenos Aires International Airport, Argentina

Guiana’s Leading Hotel Novotel Cayenne

South America’s Leading Car Hire Europcar

Paraguay’s Leading Hotel Hotel Resort & Casino Yacht & Golf Club Paraguayo

South America’s Leading Casino Resort Conrad Punta del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay

Peru’s Leading Hotel Country Club Lima Hotel

South America’s Leading Conference Centre Rio Convention & Exhibition Centre Riocentro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Peru’s Leading Resort Amazon Yarapa River Lodge Suriname’s Leading Hotel Torarica Hotel, Hotel & Casino

South America’s Leading Conference Hotel Caesar Park Buenos Aires, Argentina

Uruguay’s Leading Hotel Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel

South America's Leading Destination Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Uruguay’s Leading Resort Four Seasons Resort Carmelo

South America’s Leading Golf Resort Hotel Transamérica Ilha de Comandatuba, Brazil

Venezuela’s Leading Hotel Gran Melia Caracas

South America's Leading Hotel Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil South America's Leading Hotel Brand Fiestamericana Hotels & Resorts South America’s Leading Resort Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay South America’s Leading Spa Resort Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay South America’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau EMBRATUR - Brazilian Tourist Board

SOUTH AMERICA’S COUNTRY WINNERS Argentina’s Leading Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires Argentina’s Leading Resort Las Balsas

Venezuela’s Leading Spa Resort Maremares Hotel, Marina & Spa

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY World's Leading Airline Internet Site American Airlines www.aa.com World’s Leading Broadband Travel Site Virtually the World www.virtuallytheworld.com World’s Leading Corporate Travel Booking Website AMEX www.americanexpress.com World's Leading CRS/GDS System Sabre Travel Network

Winners

United States: Rockies’ Leading Spa Resort Red Mountain Spa, Utah

United States: West Coast’s Leading Spa Resort Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California

Canada: British Colombia’s Leading Ski Resort The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler

www.worldtravelawards.com

United States: Pacific North-West’s Leading Spa Resort The Coeur d'Alene Resort, Washington

United States: West Coast’s Leading Golf Resort JW Marriott Desert Springs Palm Desert, California

World Travel Awards 2005

NORTH AMERICA’S COUNTRY WINNERS

Clem Barter, President, Conrad Hotels

www.worldtravelawards.com

Kirk Albrow, Regional General Manager Europe and Americas, Etihad Airways

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World’s Leading Cruises Internet Site Carnival Cruise Lines www.carnival.com

World's Leading Business Car Rental Company Sixt

World Leading Airline Inflight Meal Service Qatar Airways

World’s Leading Small Ship Operator (less than 150 berths) Clipper Cruise Line

World’s Leading Business Class Airline Continental Airlines

World's Most Romantic Resort Sandals Antigua Resort & Spa

World's Leading Spa Resort Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort, Cyprus

World's Leading Business Hotel Jumeirah Emirates Towers

World's Leading Hotel Burj Al Arab

World's Leading Casino Resort Genting Highland Resort, Malaysia

World's Leading Hotel Brand InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

World’s Leading Castle Hotel Dromoland Castle Hotel, Ireland

World's Leading Hotel Serviced Apartment The Grosvenor House Dubai

World's Leading High Speed Inflight Internet Service Provider Connexion By Boeing www.connexionbyboeing.com World's Leading Hotel Brand Internet Site Fairmont www.fairmont.com World's Leading Internet Booking Engine Technology Provider E-Travel Planitgo www.e-travel.com World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Internet Site bmibaby www.bmibaby.com World's Leading Mobile Wireless Technology Provider Vodafone www.vodafone.com World's Leading Provider of Communications Solutions BT www.bt.com World's Leading Provider of High-Speed Internet Access Cable & Wireless www.cw.com World’s Leading Provider of Mobile Gadgets Samsung (Mobile Phones) World's Leading Responsible Tourism Internet Site Responsibletravel.com www.responsibletravel.com World's Leading Tourism Authority Internet Site VisitBritain www.visitbritain.com World’s Leading Travel Distribution Services Cendant TDS World's Leading Travel Internet Site Travelocity www.travelocity.com World's Leading Tour Operator Travel Site Kuoni Travel www.kuoni.co.uk

World's Leading Charter Airline Excel Airways World’s Leading Chauffeur Limousine Company Brunel Carriage World's Leading Conference & Convention Centre ICC Berlin, Germany World's Leading Conference Hotel Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi World's Leading Conference Resort Madinat Jumeirah World's Leading Conservation Company Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa World's Leading Credit Card Visa World's Leading Cruise Line Royal Caribbean International World’s Leading Luxury Cruise Line Crystal Cruises World’s Leading Cruise Ship Cunard “QM2” World's Leading Cruise Port Copenhagen World's Leading Destination London World’s Leading Dive Operator Mike Ball, Australia & Papua New Guinea World’s Leading Dive Destination Cayman

WORLD

World's Leading Economy Class American Airlines

World's Leading Airline British Airways

World’s Leading Ecotourism Destination Tobago Main Ridge Rain Forest

World's Leading Airline Alliance Oneworld (Aer Lingus, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Lan Chile, Qantas, Finnair and Iberia)

World’s Leading Eco Resort & Spa El Santuario, Valle de Bravo World's Leading Family All-Inclusive Beaches Resorts

World's Leading Theme Park/Attraction Disney World, Florida

World’s Leading Innovative Ecommerce Travel Product Insurance4carhire

World's Leading Tour Operator Kuoni

World's Leading Leisure Car Rental Company Europcar

World's Leading Tour Operator to The Caribbean Virgin Holidays

World’s Leading Luxury Cruise Ship Crystal Harmony (Crystal Cruises)

World's Leading Tourism Property Development Company Nakheel

World’s Leading Luxury Hotel Brand Conrad Hotels World’s Leading Luxury Specialist Tour Operator Abercrombie & Kent Travel World's Leading Luxury Train Pride of Africa - Rovos Rail World’s Leading Marina Hotel Grand Marina Hotel, Barcelona, Spain World’s Leading New Airline Etihad Airways World’s Leading New Hotel Baglioni Hotel, London World’s Leading New Resort Wynn Las Vegas Resort World's Leading New Shopping Mall Mall of Emirates

World's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau VisitBritain World's Leading Travel Company American Express World's Leading Travel Exhibition World Travel Market World's Leading Travel Experience by Train Vancouver – Banff, GoldLeaf Service, Rocky Mountaineer Vacations, Canada World’s Leading TV Channel for Travelers BBC World World’s Leading Villas Round Hill Hotel & Villas World’s Leading Villa Operator Chapters by Abercrombie & Kent

World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator Oceanwide Expeditions World’s Leading Presidential Suite Emperor Suite at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei World's Leading Private Island Resort Palm Island, The Grenadines World’s Leading Private Jet Tour Operator Intrav World's Leading Rail Service Eurostar

World's Leading Family Luxury Resort Forte Village, Sardinia

World’s Leading Regional Marketing Campaign One Northeast, England

World's Leading Airport Dubai International Airport, Dubai

World's Leading Ferry Company Stena Line

World's Leading Resort Forte Village, Sardinia, Italy

World’s Leading Airport Lounge Gulf Air @ Bahrain Airport, Bahrain

World’s Leading First Class Airline British Airways

World's Leading All-Inclusive Company Sandals Resorts International

World's Leading Flatbed Seat Qatar Airways

World's Leading Responsible Tourism Project Bushman Sands - Eastern Cape, South Africa

World's Leading All-Suite Hotel Burj Al Arab

World's Leading Gambling Destination Las Vegas

World's Leading Attraction British Airways London Eye, London, England

World's Leading Golf Resort Old Course Hotel St. Andrews Golf Resort & Spa, Scotland

World’s Leading Beach Providenciales, Turks & Caicos

World's Leading Honeymoon Destination Barbados

World's Leading Safari & Game Reserve Shamwari Game Reserve World's Leading Ski Destination St. Moritz World's Leading Ski Resort Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, St. Moritz Switzerland

Winners

World's Leading Airline for In-Flight Entertainment Virgin Atlantic Airways

World's Leading Boutique Hotel The Saxon, South Africa

World's Leading Sports Resort Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic

www.worldtravelawards.com

World's Leading Use of Inflight Technology Cathay Pacific www.cathaypacific.com

World's Leading Specialist Cruise Operator Star Clippers

World Travel Awards 2005

Cristiano Cabutti, Director of Sales & Marketing, Forte Village Resort

www.worldtravelawards.com

Otto J. Stehlik, Executive Chairman, Protea Hotels

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Nakheel enters hotel resort market

Etihad signs deal for five Boeing 777 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has concluded financing arrangements worth Dh1.65 billion ($450 million) with leading United Arab Emirate banks and HSBC Bank Middle East for five new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The Etihad agreement, which covers an operating lease for a 12-year term was also made with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, First Gulf Bank and HSBC Bank Middle East as the mandated lead arrangers, and with Abu Dhabi Investment Company as lead arranger. “This ground-breaking deal demonstrates Etihad’s continued growth in fleet size and our deepening relationship with the domestic and international banking sector. Strengthening our ties with these banks will help us finance a number of Etihad’s future aircraft deliveries and continue to develop our global presence,” said Robert Strodel, CEO of Etihad Airways.

Property developer Nakheel has setup a new hotel and resort investment company which will acquire and develop a portfolio of properties in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Russia. The company's fledgling portfolio will include The Trump Hotel and Tower Palm Jumeirah, a 150-room boutique hotel and spa with 100 private villas and beach condos on The World development, a 400-room hotel in Djibouti, and a 200-room hotel with 200 luxury serviced residences on The Palm Jumeirah.

Other projects under development include properties in Morocco, Oman, Africa, India, Asia and Commonwealth of Independent States. Nakheel Hotel & Resorts will focus on building a portfolio of leading hotel and resort properties and strengthening Nakheel's regional

and international alliances in the hotel, resort, hospitality and tourism sectors through acquisitions. The company is looking to leverage the expertise and brand value of The Palm and other Nakheel projects as well as maximise growth and profitability in its investments.

Avis Europe to slash 200 jobs Avis Europe is slashing its workforce by 200, primarily at its European headquarters and at its UK and German corporate operations.

NEWS IN BRIEF EOS expands distribution EOS has added its fares to the Worldspan global distribution system allowing access to all flights, fares, schedules and availability, as well as booking and instant ticketing capabilities to Worldspan travel agencies worldwide. The dedicated business airline, which launched its inaugural New YorkStansted route last August, is now available on all four GDSs.

BA plans £100m on ClubWorld relaunch The outlay, later this year, will be part of a significant product investment by British Airways during the next two years. The plan is to go “back to basics and rediscover what the BA brand stands for,” according to sources. BA was the pioneer of flat beds in business class with the introduction of ClubWorld four years ago.

Avis Europe advised at the time of its rights issue in June 2005 that it would be undertaking a review of the effectiveness and efficiency of the organisation, in line with the key objectives of its corporate recovery strategy. In its pre-close trading update on 15 December 2005 Avis confirmed that it was seeking to accelerate the benefits resulting from the transfer of back-office activities to the shared service centre in Budapest and to generate further efficiencies from a focus on support services in general. Avis confirms that it has now commenced a re-structuring within the roles of its European headquarters, corporate operations and shared service centres to create an organisation that is both more effective and more efficient.

Lufthansa boosts Tel-Aviv route Lufthansa intends to increase capacity on its Frankfurt-Tel Aviv route. The German carrier wants to boost the capacity by over 7,000 seats a month. The decision was made to make the most of a growth in tourism due to a decrease in suicide bombings and attacks from Palestinian militants. Lufthansa is reportedly the biggest overseas carrier on flights to and

from Israel. It intends to increase capacity in late March by operating the route with Airbus A340 aircraft instead of Airbus A330 for one of its two daily flights.

Manchester take-off for Etihad Etihad Airways will start daily flights between Abu Dhabi and Manchester on March 27. The airline will use one of its new Airbus A330s on the route, configured with two-classes. The new route will serve 650,000 UK citizens who visit the United Arab Emirates each year, in addition to an estimated 95,000 British citizens living in the emirates. 73


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Mr Lorenzo Giannuzzi, Managing Director, Forte Village

The Forte Village goes it alone Italy’s Forte Village is now nearing the completion of a multi-million dollar renovation, having recently established itself as an independent, stand-alone property. With continuous modernisations, this sprawling man-made resort in southern Sardinia has scooped dozens of accolades since it opened its doors more than 20 years ago. Set in 55 acres on the south-west coast of this Mediterranean island, Forte Village consists of seven hotels -- three five-star and four four-star. There is also a Beachcomber Boat House, with 12 private suites each with their own butler. The resort’s setting is thought to be equally impressive -- what was once a barren scrap of coastal land has been transformed into a lush strip of green vegetation. The destination is popular with celebrities and this summer the resort will accommodate the German football team prior to the FIFA World Cup. Other recent developments at Forte Village include the addition of a pool at the awardwinning Thaermae spa, the re-vamp of the website, as well as new membership of The Leading Hotels of the World group. Breaking Travel News caught up with Lorenzo Giannuzzi, managing director of Forte Village, to find out more. BTN: Forte Village has been open for over 20 years how do you keep on packing people in? Giannuzzi: The key to our success at Forte Village is the ability to continue enhancing the uniqueness of the resort each year in terms of both innovation and appeal. BTN: What new developments can we expect now that you are independent? Giannuzzi: Being a stand alone property is a great achievement because it will further enhance Forte Village’s reputation and will allow us to be a “one of a kind resort” and as a destination in its own right. 74

BTN: You have joined Leading Hotels of the World, what has this brought you? Giannuzzi: This membership gives us a very high profile and rightful recognition and positioning in the marketplace. It highlights our charming boutique hotel where people seek the luxury of privacy and pampering. We will also evaluate an affiliation with other properties as we go along. BTN: Forte Village will host the German football team before the World Cup. How did this come about? Giannuzzi: Forte Village has a long and very successful association with football. It is a a historically favourite holiday destination for some of the most famous football stars globally such as Ronaldo, Rummenigge, Baggio, Del Piero and Totti. Forte Village has also been chosen by training teams, including: England, Italy, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan. It is ideal in terms of facilities, weather conditions and fitness facilities which are some of the most advanced in the world, thanks to a partnership with Technogym. There is also a guaranteed high-level of privacy at the resort. BTN: Have you noticed a significant rise in group bookings in recent months? Giannuzzi: Yes and it is a very encouraging trend. Generally occupancy levels in 2005 showed a substantial increase and this is also a very positive trend. BTN: La Pineta is being refurbished, what changes can we expect to see? Giannuzzi: The refurbishment is already at its final stage and La Pineta will be reopened in April after a multi-million euro renovation. We chose a local interior designer and a local theme, to reflect the true spirit of Sardinia.

BTN: Your Thaermae Spa has been voted “Europe's Leading Spa Resort” at the World Travel Awards. What has this done for your business? Giannuzzi: Our spa is one of the most celebrated in the world and is a great addition to our product offering. The secret of our success is the outstanding quality of treatments. Our guests find the treatments are of benefit to their health and many of them are encouraged to return several times a year. BTN: How are the developments for the new spa pools coming along? Giannuzzi: We are planning to create a dedicated pool with sea water. BTN: You recently revamped the website. How important is your online presence? Giannuzzi: We have several thousand visitors a week to our website. So it has become increasingly important for us to combine a vibrant and trendy image with immediate impact. The site offers user-friendly navigation to many facilities and special offers that enable guests to tailor-make their own vacations. BTN: Where are you in terms of wireless technology throughout the resort? Giannuzzi: We offer wireless technology throughout the resort. People can surf the Web in most of the public areas, various spaces in the resort and in the hotel rooms BTN: If you could use one word to describe the ambience of Forte Village what would it be? Giannuzzi: I think Forte Village offers warm service that comes from the heart and not from the manuals -- like some hotel chains. This is another reason why we are better

portrayed as stand alone property. BTN: What is the percentage of different nationalities visiting Forte Village? Giannuzzi: We are very strong in Italy, which is our main feeder market. The British comes in second position. We are confident that Germany and France will significantly increase this year due to the better flight connections. BTN: What have budget airlines done for the mix of clientele? Giannuzzi: Not that much. Our clients travel mainly in business class or by private jets. BTN: Which new markets are you targeting in the next few years? Giannuzzi: We have a solid history as pioneers in new markets, both in terms of nationalities and in identifying new niche segment markets. However we do not forget that we still have a lot of untapped markets in Europe. BTN: Why has Forte Village scooped dozens of accolades? What is the winning formula? Giannuzzi: Forte Village combines a highlevel of personalised service and attention that is more typical at a boutique hotel. Yet we are one of the largest resorts in the world with an incomparable variety of facilities, outlets and opportunities for guests to satisfy all their wishes. In essence, we offer the best of both worlds. BTN: What are your priorities for 2006? Giannuzzi: To establish our image as a unique, leading resort and to continue to convert more than 50 percent of new clients into repeat guests. We want them to think of us as a second home. www.fortevillageresort.com


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Course redesign for St Andrews

NEWS IN BRIEF Lufthansa expands to east Lufthansa is expanding its services in an eastward direction with the launch of flights to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan since the end of 1997. Starting March 26th the new destination will be served non-stop, twice weekly from Frankfurt. Flights, operated by an Airbus A330, are scheduled to leave Frankfurt on Mondays and Thursdays at 13.20 hrs.

Priceline revamps UK website Priceline.co.uk is introducing a host of new features on its UK website including a best price promise, the new pilliowtalk section dedicated to guest reviews, and ‘My budget is’ tool that enables guests to search according to their ideal price.

Donald Trump launches website Donald J. Trump is venturing into the online arena with the launch of gotrump.com, featuring deals, travel tips and advice. Confirmed partners include Travelocity, American Airlines, American Express, Blue Star Jets and Joonbu.

Mygrouptour.com debuts in Europe A new travel site targeting the group travel market launched this month in Europe. The site, which offers group organisers a choice of over one hundred ready-made tours, has attracted involvement from suppliers in Eastern Europe as well a popular destinations worldwide.

The Duke’s Course in St Andrews is looking to attract top class televised golf tournaments in the near future. This is after it redesigned the closing four holes of the course put in by golfing champion Peter Thomson. The holes are being replaced by a finishing stretch from the American architect, Tim Liddy. They are due to open in June. The course called on Liddy, a disciple of Pete Dye, the renowned designer who created Whistling Straits for Old Course hotel owner Herb Kohler, to give "the course unique potential for future major televised tournaments.” The fresh look for the Duke's Course will benefit golfers who can shape shots. "A common trait of my

design is rewarding the player who can manoeuvre the ball," he told the Scotsman newspaper "It identifies the golfer with greater ability.” The course has been lengthened by 350 yards to 7,500 yards. In October 2004, the Duke’s Course - along with the Old Course Hotel -- was bought by Herbert Kohler, for Kohler Co.’s impressive hospitality portfolio.

Jumeirah signs Shanghai deal Jumeirah has been appointed by Shanghai Lixing Hotels to manage a prominent and prestigious new hotel development in the downtown Luwan District of Shanghai. HanTang Jumeirah Shanghai will be part of Xintiandi, and part of a new food, beverage, retail and entertainment complex at a development in the heart of downtown Puxi in Shanghai. The 52 hectare site will encompass prestigious office space, high-end residential complexes and quality retail facilities.

The luxury hotel, designed by New York based Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects and Japanese interior design firm Super Potato, will feature 338 spacious guestrooms, suites and villas, extensive, state-of-theart conference and banqueting facilities as well as a luxury spa. The hotel will also feature unique food & beverage concepts that will reflect the commitment to quality and innovation that will be evident throughout the development. The hotel is scheduled to open in mid 2008.

Sidestep launches into UK Travel search engine Sidestep is expanding into the UK and Ireland, after claiming to drive $1 billion in transactions for its travel provider partners in the United States. The company wants a slice of the $34.7 billion European online travel market and believes it will drive significant change in the sector.

Website hooks up hotel guests A new website is being launched that targets people travelling who are alone and looking for the company of other like-minded people who do not want to be alone in their hotel room. www.travellersmeetingpoint.com invites travellers to join up and enter or search a travel schedule, and contact other people in the same location, at the same time.

Low fare air legend dies One of the first airline owners to introduce the no-frills airline model to the skies, Sir Freddie Laker, passed away on February 9th. The British business maverick who was 83-years-old, will be remembered long into the future for his contributions to aviation and his influence on the low cost carrier world as we know it.

Emirates opens Aussie lounge Emirates is opening a $2 million first and business class lounges at Sydney and Perth's airport following the airlines announcement to develop ‘top notch lounges’ around the world. Each lounge has plasma screens and designer bathrooms as well as showers. Passengers can access wireless LAN facilities while in the lounges, which also offer hearing loops for the hearing-impaired and custom-made Braille/tactile signage for the sightimpaired.

Sheraton opens Irish spa Sheraton Fota Island Golf Resort & Spa, Cork is opening its doors on 5 May. The new spa will feature 17 state-of-the-art treatment rooms, three beauty rooms, a hydropool, walking river, gymnasium, full size swimming pool and conservatory for post treatment relaxation. 75


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World Cup, UK flights buoy Air Berlin

Air Berlin looks set for expansion in Europe with plans to increase its operations throughout the UK, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Italy.

The low-cost carrier recently added inter-UK connections from London-Stansted to Glasgow and Manchester and announced plans to launch new routes from Düsseldorf to Paris and Helsinki from spring of this year. Although Air Berlin has played down talks of a stock market flotation, reports suggest that the airline is seeking to raise 700 million euros ($835 million) to buy new aircraft to expand its network. Meanwhile the airline has appointed its first ever chief financial officer. Originally a charter business, Air Berlin evolved into a discount carrier in 2002. The carrier serviced 13.5 million passengers in 2005 and increased sales by 17 percent reaching 1.23 billion euros. This secures its position as the second biggest German airline after Lufthansa and the third largest low-cost carrier in Europe after Ryanair and easyJet. However, Ryanair recently announced its intention to expand into Germany with new routes and two new bases, which will create some stiff competition for Air Berlin.

Proposed plans to start a code share agreement with smaller German carrier DBA might secure Air Berlin’s position in the market. DBA's internal domestic routes could feed into Air Berlin's network of flights, especially to Mediterranean destinations. Several awards including “Low Cost Airline Service Excellence Award” from air ratings firm SkyTrax have marked a good start to the year for Air Berlin. Breaking Travel News caught up with Jacob Fischer, Manager of International Sales at Air Berlin to find out what else the airline has in store for 2006. BTN: Do you define Air Berlin as a low-cost carrier? FISCHER: Air Berlin is a low-cost carrier, however we differentiate ourselves in terms of product quality from the other no-frills carriers, so we are a low-cost carrier but we are also a full-frills airline. We offer a variety of services for our passengers, such as meals and drinks on board and we supply newspapers to passengers. Most importantly we

do not only distribute tickets via AirBerlin.com, we also have partnerships with various GDS’s. BTN: Business travellers are moving towards low-cost travel. How does Air Berlin accommodate premium travellers? FISCHER: Air Berlin has a product that appeals to business travellers since we provide excellent value for money with frills included and priority checkins. We have a flexible business fare, as well as a frequent flyer programme. Most importantly for the business traveller is that our service lines up fully with the major airlines. BTN: How is development on the new hub operation at Stansted airport coming along? And why is Stansted an important hub for you? FISCHER: The new hub operation at Stansted, which began on the 15th December 2005, is doing really well. We started operating routes from Stansted to Glasgow and to Manchester, which feed

into our European connections. The airport at Stansted has advantages in terms of connecting time, as it is a relatively small airport so it is quicker for passengers to check in. BTN: Can you tell us about your growth strategy in Britain? FISCHER: Our new Glasgow and Manchester routes are doing well in terms of booking levels and if that growth continues then we will certainly be adding new routes in the UK. We are the first non-UK low-cost carrier to enter the British market and we are looking at new routes from Stansted. BTN: With the FIFA World Cup fast approaching, can you comment on the importance of sporting events to the tourism industry? FISCHER: The booking volume we have received for the World Cup period in June is high. For example England is playing Trinidad and Tobago in Nuremburg, one of our key routes so we have added a second

frequency on the Stansted flight. Group bookings have come in for all destinations because it is not just the events taking place in the stadium. Every German city provides a huge party during the World Cup and the bookings are very strong for this period. BTN: Air Berlin has won a number of prestigious awards recently -to what do you attribute this? FISCHER: Yes we are very surprised by the scale and number of awards we have won in 2005 and 2006. This is partly due to the fact that Air Berlin is a lowcost carrier but the people who have not used the service before do not know that it is a full service operation on modern aircraft and that is reflected in the high rate of return passengers and also in the feedback we get from travellers. If you fly on a low-cost airline, you do not expect excellent treatment. So when you get it, you are more inclined to use it again. Many of our awards reflect this fact.

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Breaking Travel News ranks as one of the leading online travel news and information sites, attracting thousands of unique users every month.

The Website was setup back in 2002 by the World Travel Group who saw a need for providing bulletins to the tourism trade on the Internet. Four years on and it has become one of the Internet’s most comprehensive travel news networks. Breaking Travel News (BTN) draws from its worldwide resources to provide relevant, up-to-the minute information and news stories on the

tourism industry. “It is about global travel intelligence. People in the industry now want real time news on the issues that matter to them,” says Nick Easen, the group publisher of Breaking Travel News. “In line with current news developments and rich media content on the Internet, Breaking Travel News is now offering free streaming video on its Website.” BTN will be conducting interviews with the travel industry’s top decision makers at the International Travel Bourse (ITB) in Berlin and these will be uploaded live to the Breaking Travel News Website at the event. The site already has a comprehensive video archive.

Recently BTN interviewed some of the major industry players at the Caribbean Marketplace in San Juan, Puerto Rico including most of the tourism ministers and heads of tourism boards who attended the regional event. BTN also caught heads of industry on camera as they were breaking news at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London. All of the Video Travel News can be accessed free of charge, through the front page of the website. “It is not just about breaking travel news to the tourism trade, business travellers and consumers. We also have one of the most comprehensive searchable archives of travel news on the Web and an extremely detailed up-to-date calendar of events,” says Easen. The aim over the last four years has been to provide global travel news as it breaks - from how the Asian tsunami affects the travel industry to the Gate

Gourmet and British Airways debacle at Heathrow. It is not just about soft news associated with hotel openings and new air routes. The site also has in-depth interviews, opinions, profiles, travel offers and competitions delivered independently online. One of the major features is a daily e-newsletter. This is transmitted to all registered members delivering the latest headlines, links to in-depth research report, trade and world press, as well as links to key industry sites. “It is about creating a community. We are in the process of relaunching the Website to offer a more comprehensive package to the travel trade. You will soon be one-click away from the news that matters to you,” says Easen. For communication purposes, Breaking News is also the brand banner for talking directly with the trade. Through the site news items

and effective advertising can be distributed to a global travel industry audience. “This is a highly effective medium for creating general awareness for travel trade advertisers,” says global sales manager, Damian Goude. “This online service also ensures a fast-moving and reactive environment in which to interact with the travel trade.” If you would like to know more about Breaking Travel News, help with subscription, submit news, opinion pieces, or to put someone from your organisation forward for a video interview, we want to hear from you. Please contact editor@internettravelnews.com with your thoughts or call +44 (0) 207 925 0000 and ask to speak to the editor of BTN. As a travel trade publication, it is your feedback that matters the most. www.breakingtravelnews.com

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Sports tourism gets more fans The profile of sport has never been higher across the globe. During this year’s ITB in Berlin countries hosting major sporting events will be fully utilising this fact to leverage their tourism industries. And sports tourism has a booming 18 months ahead. There are the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Germany, as well as the 2007 rugby and cricket world cups in France and the Caribbean respectively. While Qatar plans to hold its first ever Asian Games in December and Australia hosts the Commonwealth Games as well as the returning Ashes cricket tour. Beyond that, South Africa will be busy promoting the next World Cup in 2010, Vancouver its Winter Olympics in the same year, while London is already on the Olympic bandwagon for 2012. Hardly an industry worth talking about at all 20 years ago, the sports tourist market is now a multi-billion-dollar business worldwide. According to Tim Schneider, editor and publisher of Sports Travel magazine the market is worth $154 billion and

generates 46 million room nights annually. Specialist sports tourism companies in the UK and beyond have reported a five-fold increase in business over the last decade. It is not just that more of us are travelling overseas to attend sporting events, either -- the profile of people is also changing, moving away from single men towards couples and even families. And it is not only the young backpacking sports fans who camp outside the host cities who are travelling, but cashedup flashpackers, middle-aged and retired fans are also visiting destinations, spending weeks in high-end hotels and paying out for luxury as they celebrate or commiserate their teams’ victories and losses. “There is no denying that a strong correlation exists between a major sporting event being held and a spike in

occupancy rates,” said Denis Johnson, former marketing manager for InterContinental Hotels in the Middle East in the wake of the Bahrain Grand Prix and the Dubai World Cup -- the world's richest horse race. “The major boost to business is the flow-on effect that these major sporting events have. For tourists who perhaps would not have looked at holidaying in the region before, do now thanks to world-class events staged here.” Dubai was the first in the Arabian peninsular to recognize the attraction of sports to harness growth in the tourism sector. Its calendar of sporting events now includes the International Power Boat Racing, Pedigree Camel Races, the Dubai Air Show, Dubai Desert Golf Tournament, Dubai World Cup, Dubai Tennis Championships and the Rugby Sevens.

Historical studies already show that sports-related tourism boosts a destination’s profile. Barcelona for instance doubled the number of tourists in the ten years following the 1992 Olympic Games and other cities in Spain also benefited from the knock-on effect. The Catalan city also became the sixth most attractive European city to locate a business, rising from 11th place. Sydney generated two billion U.S. dollars in additional business following the 2000 Games, of which $350 million was in New South Wales, and tourist arrivals have been rising ever since. Research by the Australian Tourism Commission also concludes that the sports tourism industry boom is the result of "the massive expansion in satellite and digital television coverage over the last ten years combined with more leisure time, more disposable income and cheaper travel."

All host countries are hoping an interest in their upcoming sporting event will translate into increased awareness of the country as a tourist destination. With millions of dollars earmarked for stadiums and facilities from St Lucia to South Africa there is also an increasing realisation that it is not just about providing facilities up until the medals and cups are handed out, it is more about providing a lasting legacy after the teams have gone home. Four years ahead of the Winter Olympics in Canada and British Columbia has already created the arm's-length “2010 Legacies Now” society. A non-profit organisation aimed at helping communities initiate projects in sports, tourism and the arts, linked to the Games, which will have lasting impacts on their economies. London’s winning Olympic bid was also based on providing long term community benefits. 79


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Mandarin Oriental Sanya set to open Mandarin Oriental is planning to manage a resort under development on China’s Hainan Island. It will open in the second half of 2006. The 292-room resort is located on a 12 hectare beachfront site on Dadonghai Bay, with views over the South China Sea. The resort is approximately five minutes drive from Sanya City, and 20 kilometres from the city’s international airport.

Jamaica’s airports undergo revamp Jamaica’s two airports, Sangster in Montego Bay, and Kingston are completing major overhauls, in a bid to meet increased capacity requirements and to enhance the

overall customer experience. Sangster International is undertaking a US$160m transformation to expand its business lounge facilities and to introduce additional gates. Customs areas, immigration facilities and check-in and shopping areas will also be upgraded. Norman Manley International has also embarked on a similar 18-month upgrade programme, which will also see the expansion of lounge facilities, more gates and the upgrading of the airport's customs and immigration facilities.

Macdonald Hotel opens luxury spa A new, luxury Health and Beauty Spa is opening at the Macdonald Berystede Hotel, South Ascot in April. The spa is part of the hotel’s £11 Million pound redevelopment program which also includes a new

rooftop terrace for the Hyperion restaurant for dining al fresco, a function suite for up to 300 guests, upgraded bedrooms and a complete refurbishment of all lounges and bars.

Peninsula unveils spa initiative The Peninsula Hotels is embarking on a comprehensive spa programme which includes construction of new spas at two of its Asian properties and major renovation at two of its US spas. Designed in association with ESPA, the new spas will debut at The Peninsula Hong Kong in May 2006 and The Peninsula Bangkok in December 2006.

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Opodo is launching into Italy with www.opodo.it, in line with an aggressive growth strategy. The online player, which recently acquired Quest Travel in the UK and Karavel in France already has a presence in Germany, the UK, France, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Spain and Italy. The Italian online travel market is predicted to grow rapidly over the next year. The latest forecasts indicating that it will be worth 1.3 billion euros a year by the end of 2006.

Anguilla tourism booming Anguilla has received a surge in visitor arrivals for 2005 reporting a 19% increase on 2004 with 143,186 visitors surpassing all expectations. 70% of those visitors were from the US. According to Director Vanterpool-Kubisch this boom was helped by the implementation of several trade and consumer media, travel agent and tour operator initiatives.

Ritz-Carlton is planning to open an exclusive resort on Rose Island in The Bahamas, four miles off Nassau and Paradise Island in 2009. The RitzCarlton Rose Island will feature a sheltered marina to dock luxury boats and yachts. When it is finally completed, the 230 acre site is expected to provide a collection of more than 400 dwellings in the scenic setting.

Celebrity Cruise buys second ship Celebrity Cruises is to order a second 118,000 gross-registered-ton ship. Delivery of the first ship is planned for autumn 2008 and the second ship in Summer 2009. Both new ships will be 2,850-guest vessels measuring 1,033 feet in length and 121 feet in width. Their added size will allow Celebrity to offer larger standard staterooms, a higher percentage of balconies and an exceptional range of guest-inspired services and amenities.

Abu Dhabi has topped the list of the world's ten emerging business cities according to a recent travel magazine survey, highlighting the massive development and promotional efforts made by government and private sectors to position the emirate as a major tourist destination and successful business hub. In its January/February 2006 issue, Middle East Travel described the business and travel infrastructure in Abu Dhabi as among the best in the Middle East. It said the emirate receives more than 46 international airlines that serve many destinations between Europe and the Far East. It also explained the advanced facilities enjoyed by Abu Dhabi, including Zayed Port and Abu Dhabi International Airport that currently undergoing massive development to meet the growing demand in the years to come. The magazine said Abu Dhabi had adopted an ambitious plan to enhance industrial development as a strategic option to diversify its sources of income and reduce the dependence on oil as a sole revenue generator. It noted that non-oil sectors' share in the GDP had risen by seven per cent annually, and the share is expected to reach Dh 20.9 billion by the end of 2006. According to the magazine Abu Dhabi government had embarked on major plans to attract local and foreign investments, cooperating with the emirate's Chamber of Commerce and Industry to attract private capitals to participate in the development process. Middle East Travel anticipated that Abu Dhabi will be one of the most prosperous cities in the world. Other cities that featured in the magazine include Guangdong (China), Hyderabad (India), Cape Town (South Africa), Doha (Qatar) and Sao Paulo (Brazil).

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Cuba gets first five star hotel The Hotel Saratoga, Havana, is opening its doors following a total reconstruction. Occupying a colonial-style building on one of the grandest streets in the vibrant Cuban capital of Havana, the re-born Hotel Saratoga which is a joint venture between a group of private investors and Hoteles Habaguanex, faces the Capitolio and is a short walk from the historic Opera House.

Bahamas gets first over-water spa The first over-water spa in the Bahamas is opening at Kamalame Cay, a 19room, 96-acre private island escape just off Andros Island in the Bahamas Archipelago. The resort introduced its 2,000-square-foot Spa in early 2006 which offers a range of restorative programs including massage, body and facial treatments. The resort is a 20-minute drive from the Andros Town Airport serviced by charter or scheduled services from Nassau and Fort Lauderdale.

Banyantree.com adds dynamic packaging Chairman, CEO: Graham Cooke Operating Officer: Manon Han Group Publisher: Nick Easen Group Editor: Anna Gouldman

Production Assistants: Scott Holland Joanne Hemstock Photographer: Ben Roberts Global Sales Director: James Khan

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Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts are adding a dynamic packaging feature on Banyantree.com to enable guests to pre-arrange a hotel service, add dining options, schedule golf tee-off times, or request spa services.

Angsana unveils revamped website Angsana Resorts & Spa is re-launching its signature tangerine-and-lime coloured website with smart virtual features and a sparkling new layout. The revamped www.Angsana.com integrates all of the Group's concerns, including Angsana Resorts, Angsana Spa, Angsana Gallery and Colours of Angsana, at the touch of a button.


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THE 13TH ANNUAL WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS Hailed by Wall Street Journal as the "Travel industry's equivalent to the Oscar's", the World Travel Awards is the most comprehensive, the biggest and the most prestigious awards program in the global travel industry.

The season kicks off with the announcement of 2006 nominations The 13th Annual World Travel Awards entry season closed on the 3rd March with record-breaking entry numbers, up 70% from the previous year. The nominations are announced in this supplement.

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Annual Gala Ceremony 20th September, Turks & Caicos Eagerly anticipated as the biggest and brightest annual event in the travel calendar, the World Travel Awards 13th Annual Ceremony will be held in Turks & Caicos, on Wednesday 20 September. Attended by top executives of winning companies, the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony is highly regarded and established as a forum that brings together all areas of travel and tourism in recognition of their achievements. The awards ceremony is broadcast live on the Internet and on TV by our media partner, BBC World. In a bid to attract higher level attendance to the region, the WTA will be hosting two exciting networking and educational events: The World Travel Golf Tournament and The World Travel Internet Conference, on 19 September and 21 September respectively. For more information on the World Travel Internet Conference, please visit www.worldtravelinternetconference.com To participate, email us at booking@worldtravelawards.com

“Travel industry's equivalent to the Oscar's…” Wall Street Journal “This award is a great honour for Qatar and Qatar Tourism Authority.” H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker Chairman of Qatar Tourism Authority “Winning not one, but three, World Travel Awards is a rare honor.” Philip Chen, Chief Executive, Cathay Pacific “We are extremely proud and grateful.” Charles Petruccelli, President, Global Travel Services, American Express “We're just so pleased and grateful that this approach has been recognised by the World Travel Awards.” Michelle Peluso, President and Chief Executive Officer, Travelocity “Tremendous honor.” John Stow, President, Sabre Travel Network “This is a great honour for both Nakheel and Dubai; to be recognised by industry professionals... One only has to look at the size of the event, and the calibre of the other award winners, to appreciate how prestigious the World Travel Awards is.” Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, Nakheel “We accept these prestigious awards with great pride and appreciation … affording Burj Al Arab this honour.” Luc Delafosse, General Manager, Burj Al Arab

Destination: Turks & Caicos Powdery white sand and crystalclear waters are always synonymous with the Caribbean, and Turks & Caicos is up there with the best of them. The beaches and diving there have been voted some of the finest globally, while its properties and secluded hideaways attract accolades worldwide. With such a world class offering, the islands are a fitting venue for World Travel Awards 13th Annual Gala Ceremony on 20th September. www.turksandcaicostourism.com

“This is a very proud moment for us.” James Hogan, President and Chief Executive, Gulf Air “CIRQUE DU SOLEIL is proud to be associated with this special event that celebrates and honours excellence in the global tourism industry.” Shawn Kent, Marketing Director, Cirque du Soleil Europe “We felt like we went to the Oscars. Everything was perfect.” Elaine and Jacob Adamo Staten Island Travel “It was great to be in the same room with such successful peers in this fantastic industry.” Colin F. Fox, CTC President, Fox Travel & Tours

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World Travel Awards 2006 TURKS & CAICOS • NOMINEES

AFRICA Africa’s Leading Airline Air Namibia Egypt Air Kenya Airways Royal Air Maroc South African Airways Africa’s Leading First Class Airline South African Airways Air Namibia Egypt Air Africa’s Leading Business Class Airline South African Airways Kenya Airways Royal Air Maroc Africa’s Leading Airport Cairo International Airport, Egypt Cape Town International Airport, South Africa Harare Airport, Zimbabwe Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi Africa’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Budget Holiday Autos Europcar Africa’s Leading Casino Resort D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, South Africa The Palace of the Lost City, South Africa Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre, Namibia Leopard Rock Hotel, Casino & Golf Resort, Zimbabwe InterContinental Palazzo Johannes. Montecasino, South Africa Africa’s Leading Conference Centre Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa United Nations Conference Centre Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Harare International Conference Centre, Zimbabwe International Convention Centre Durban, South Africa Sandton Convention Centre, South Africa Cairo International Conference Centre, Egypt Africa’s Leading Conference Hotel InterContinental Sandton Sun & Towers, South Africa The Table Bay Hotel, South Africa InterContinental Palazzo Johannes. Montecasino, South Africa Sun City Resort, South Africa Arabella Sheraton Grand Hotel Cape Town, South Africa Africa's Leading Destination Serengeti, Tanzania Cape Town, South Africa Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Kruger National Park, South Africa Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Africa’s Leading Golf Resort Fancourt Hotel & Country Club, South Africa Leopard Rock Hotel, Casino & Golf Resort, Zimbabwe Steenberg Hotel, South Africa The Palmeraie Golf Palace, Morocco Mena House Oberoi, Egypt Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, Botswana Sheraton Soma Bay, Egypt Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa, South Africa

Africa's Leading Hotel Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa The Palace of the Lost City, South Africa Grand Hyatt Cairo, Egypt The Saxon, South Africa Cape Grace, South Africa Nairobi Serena Hotel, Kenya La Mamounia, Morocco Royal Swazi Spa Hotel & Casino, Swaziland Sheraton Addis, Ethiopia Africa's Leading Hotel Brand Sun International Protea Hotels Mantis Collection Hilton Hotels Serena Hotels Southern Sun Hotel Group Africa's Leading Resort Sun City, South Africa Amanjena, Morocco Breezes Beach Club, Tanzania Alfajiri Villa Resort, Kenya Sheraton Hammamet Resort, Tunisia Mount Grace Country House & Spa, South Africa Africa’s Leading Safari Chobe Chilwero Lodge, Botswana Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa Matetsi Game Lodges, Zimbabwe Singita Private Game Reserve, South Africa Mombo Camp, Botswana Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa Finch Hattons, Kenya Legend Lodges, Entabeni Private Game Reserve, South Africa Wolwedans Dunes Lodge & Dune Camp, Namibia Makalali Private Game Reserve, South Africa Chief's Camp, Botswana Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Tanzania Africa's Leading Safari Train Desert Express The Blue Train Shongololo Express Rovos Rail Africa’s Leading Spa Resort The Residence, Tunisia The Western Cape Hotel & Spa, South Africa The Hydro at Stellenbosch, South Africa Hasdrubal Thalassal & Spa Hotel, Tunisia La Sultana, Morocco Kievits Kroon Country Estate, South Africa Epacha Game Lodge & Spa, Namibia Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa, South Africa Africa's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Egyptian State Tourist Office Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Kenya Tourist Board SA Tourism Moroccan Tourist Office Algeria’s Leading Hotel Hilton Algiers El Djazair Hotel Grand Hotel Mercure Alger Sheraton Club des Pins Resort & Towers Sofitel Alger Angola’s Leading Hotel Le Presidente Meridien, Luanda Hotel Continental Luanda Hotel Tivoli Hotel Mundial Hotel Panorama Luanda

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Benin’s Leading Hotel Benin Marina Hotel Hotel de la Plage Hotel du Lac Novotel Cotonou Orisha Botswana’s Leading Hotel Chobe Chilwero Lodge Mombo Camp Khwai River Lodge Mowana Safari Lodge Gaborone Sun Botswana’s Leading Safari Chobe Chilwero Lodge Eagle Island Camp Mombo Camp Chief's Camp Jao Camp Tuli Safari Lodge Botswana’s Leading Resort Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort Grand Palm Hotel Casino Resort Gaborone Sun Chobe Marina Lodge Mowana Safari Lodge Burkina Faso’s Leading Hotel Sofitel Ouaga 2000 Hotel Independence Hotel De La Gare Cameroon’s Leading Hotel Mercure Yaounde Centre Hotel Akwa Palace Mont Febe Hotel Hilton Yaounde Le Meridien Douala Cape Verde’s Leading Hotel Morabeza Hotel Foya Branca Resort Migrante Guest House Dunas del Sal Hotel Oasis Atlantico Novorizonte Congo’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien Brazzaville The Memling Hotel Pullman Hotel Cosmos Grand Hotel Kinshasa Cote D'lvoire’s Leading Hotel Hotel Ivoire Sofitel Abidjan Novotel Abidjan Tiama Hotel Egypt’s Leading Hotel Mena House Oberoi Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza Hotel Al Moudira Semiramis InterContinental Cairo Nile Hilton Grand Hyatt Cairo JW Marriott Hotel Cairo Sonesta Cairo Hotel & Casino Egypt’s Leading Resort Le Meridien Makadi Bay The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh Four Season Resort Sharm El Sheikh Savoy Sharm El Sheikh The Ritz-Carlton Sharm El Sheikh Hilton Dahab InterContinental Pyramids Park Resort Sheraton Miramar Resort El Gouna Hurghada Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Resort Domina Prestige Hotel & Resort Egypt’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Soma Bay Resort Mena House Oberoi The Steigenberger Golf Resort JW Marriott Hotel Cairo La Residence des Cascades Hilton Pyramids Golf Resort

Egypt’s Leading Spa Resort Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh Resort The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh Sheraton Sharm Hotel, Resort & Villas Ethiopia’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Addis Hilton Addis Ababa Addis Ababa Ras Hotel Gabon’s Leading Hotel InterContinental Libreville Novotel Libreville Rapontchombo Le Meridien Re-Ndama Le Meridien Mandji

Morocco’s Leading Golf Resort Riad des Golfs The Palmeraie Golf Palace & Resort La Mamounia Morocco’s Leading Spa Resort Kashbah Agafay Le Palais Rhoul The Palmeraie Golf Palace & Resort La Sultana Mozambique’s Leading Hotel Indigo Bay Island Resort, Bazaruto Island The Polana Hotel Cardoso Hotel Benguerra Lodge Quilalea Island

Gambia’s Leading Hotel Kairaba Beach Hotel Corinthia Atlantic Hotel Ngala Lodge Senegambia Beach Hotel Mandina Lodge at Makasutu Forest

Namibia’s Leading Hotel Hotel Heinitzburg Mokuti Lodge Kalahari Sands Hotel & Casino Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre Windhoek Country Club Resort & Casino

Ghana’s Leading Hotel The Labadi Beach Hotel Golden Tulip Accra Hotel La Palm Royal Beach Hotel Novotel Accra City Centre

Namibia’s Leading Spa Resort Gocheganas Nature Reserve & Wellness Village Le Mirage Desert Lodge & Spa Epacha Game Lodge & Spa

Guinea’s Leading Hotel Novotel Ghi Conakry Mariador Palace Camayenne Hotel

Namibia’s Leading Safari Ongava Lodge Wolwedans Dunes Lodge & Dune Camp Okonjima & The AfriCat Foundation Epacha Game Lodge & Spa Damaraland Camp

Kenya’s Leading Hotel Nairobi Serena Hotel The Norfolk Hotel InterContinental Nairobi Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge Little Governors' Camp Shompole Kenya’s Leading Resort Hemingways Resort Alfajiri Villa Resort Nyali Beach Hotel Manda Bay Nairobi Serena Hotel Kenya’s Leading Safari Salt Lick Safari Lodge Olonana Mara Serena Safari Lodge Finch Hattons Tortilis Camp Kichwa Tembo Serena Mountain Lodge Kenya’s Leading Golf Resort Windsor Golf & Country Club Leisure Lodge Beach & Golf Resort The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort Malawi’s Leading Hotel Club Makokola Protea Hotel Ryalls Morocco’s Leading Hotel La Mamounia La Villa des Orangers Sofitel Palais Jamai Fes Sheraton Casablanca Hotel & Towers Kashbah Agafay Morocco’s Leading Boutique Hotel Riad Farnatchi Riad El Fenn Heure Bleue Riad 72 Morocco’s Leading Resort La Mamounia Le Royal Mansour Meridien La Villa des Orangers La Sultana Amanjena

Nigeria’s Leading Hotel Nicon Hilton Abuja Eko Hotel & Suites Abuja Sheraton Hotel & Towers Le Meridien Abuja Sheraton Lagos Hotel & Towers Rwanda’s Leading Hotel InterContinental Kigali Des Mille Collines Hotel Windsor Umubano Novotel Kigali Umubano Senegal’s Leading Hotel Hotel Croix du Sud Independence Hotel Le Meridien President Novotel Dakar Sofitel Dakar Teranga Sierra Leone’s Leading Hotel Mammy Yoko Hotel Cape Sierra Hotel Hotel Kimbima The Country Lodge Complex Afrikana Tokey Village South Africa’s Leading Hotel The Palace of the Lost City Mount Nelson Hotel The Saxon The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa The Michaelangelo InterContinental Palazzo Johannes. Montecasino The Table Bay Hotel D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace The Westcliff InterContinental Sandton Sun & Towers Cape Grace Grande Roche Hotel South Africa’s Leading Resort Sun City Resort Singita Private Game Reserve Mount Nelson Hotel Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Mount Grace Country House & Spa The Plettenberg Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa

South Africa’s Leading Golf Resort The Western Cape Hotel & Spa Sun City Resort Fancourt Hotel & Country Club Zimbali Lodge & Country Club Steenberg Hotel Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa South Africa’s Leading Safari Makalali Private Game Reserve Shamwari Game Reserve Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve Thanda Private Game Reserve Mala Mala Game Reserve Singita Private Game Reserve Madikwe Hills Private Game Lodge Londolozi Private Game Reserve Legend Lodges, Entabeni Private Game Reserve Ngala Private Game Reserve Shambala Private Reserve Ulusaba Private Game Reserve Tau Game Lodge Lion Sands Private Game Reserve South Africa’s Leading Spa Resort The Western Cape Hotel & Spa The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa Shamwari Game Reserve The Hydro at Stellenbosch Mount Grace Country House & Spa Santé Winelands - Hotel & Wellness Centre Kievits Kroon Country Estate Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa Sudan’s Leading Hotel Hilton Port Sudan Khartoum Hotel Grand Holiday Villa Khartoum Sudan Sudan Hotel Swaziland’s Leading Hotel Nhlangano Sun Hotel & Casino The Royal Villas Royal Swazi Spa Resort Lugogo Sun Ezulwini Sun Tanzania’s Leading Hotel Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort Sultan Palace Mnemba Island Lodge Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge Protea Hotel Amani Beach The Palms Zanzibar Tanzania’s Leading Resort Breezes Beach Club Karafuu Hotel Beach Resort The Palms Zanzibar Zanzibar Serena Inn Fundu Lagoon Pole Pole Bungalow Resort Tanzania’s Leading Safari Jongomero Camp Kirawira Camp Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge Kusini Camp Ngorongoro Crater Lodge Tarangire Safari Lodge Togo’s Leading Hotel Hotel de la Paix Corinthia 2 Fevrier Hotel Mercure Lome Sarakawa Ibis Lome Centre Tunisia’s Leading Hotel Hasdrubal Thalassa & Spa Hotel The Residence Tunis Hotel Riu Palace Royal Garden Odyssée Resort & Thalasso Le Royal Hammamet Villa Didon Mahdia Palace

Tunisia’s Leading Resort Sheraton Hammamet Resort Abou Nawas Diar El Andalous The Residence Tunis Cesar Palace Movenpick Ulysse Palace & Thalasso Tunisia’s Leading Golf Resort Abou Nawas Diar El Andalous Le Royal Hammamet Cesar Palace The Sindbad Hotel Tunisia’s Leading Spa Resort The Residence Tunis Mahdia Palace Villa Didon Carthage Thalasso Hasdrubal Thalassal & Spa Hotel Movenpick Ulysse Palace & Thalasso Uganda’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Kampala Hotel The Windsor Lake Victoria Hotel Emin Pasha Hotel Speke Hotel Uganda’s Leading Safari Gorilla Forest Camp Volcanoes Safaris Bwindi Lodge Paraa Safari Lodge Sambiya River Lodge Zambia’s Leading Hotel The Royal Livingstone Tongabezi Safari Lodge InterContinental Lusaka Taj Pamodzi The Islands of Siankaba Protea Hotel Chingola Zambia’s Leading Safari Chakiminuka Tongabezi Safari Lodge Tena Tena Safari Camp Lechwe Plains Tented Camp The Islands of Siankaba Treetops Lodge Zimbabwe’s Leading Hotel Meikles Hotel The Victoria Falls Hotel The Stanley and Livingstone Hotel Sheraton Harare Hotel & Towers Leopard Rock Hotel, Casino & Golf Resort Matetsi Game Lodges Zimbabwe’s Leading Resort Matetsi Game Lodges Leopard Rock Hotel, Casino & Golf Resort Pamushana The Victoria Falls Hotel Zimbabwe’s Leading Safari Matetsi Game Lodges Chikwenya Camp Sanyati Lodge Makalolo Plains Camp & Little Makalolo Ruckomechi Camp Pamushana

ASIA Asia’s Leading Airline Cathay Pacific Airways Singapore Airlines Malaysia Airlines Thai Airways International Japan Airlines Korean Air China Airlines SriLankan Airlines Air India Royal Brunei Airlines China Southern Airlines Air China

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Asia’s Leading First Class Airline Cathay Pacific Airways Singapore Airlines Malaysia Airlines Thai Airways International Asiana Airlines Thai Airways ANA (ALL Nippon Airlines) Asia’s Leading Business Class Airline Cathay Pacific Airways Singapore Airlines Malaysia Airlines China Airlines Japan Airlines Korean Air Asia’s Leading Airport Hong Kong International Airport, China Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia Singapore Changi Airport Tokyo Narita International Airport, Japan Bangkok International Airport, Thailand Chiang Kai-Shek International Airport, Taiwan Seoul Incheon Airport, South Korea Asia’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Budget Holiday Autos Asia’s Leading Casino Resort Hyatt Regency Macau at Taipa Island Lisboa Hotel, Macu Genting Highland Resort, Malaysia Sheraton Grande Walkerhill, South Korea Asia’s Leading Conference Centre Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre Suntec Singapore International Conference & Exhibition Centre Tokyo International Forum, Japan Putra World Trade Centre, Malaysia Coex Convention & Exhibition, Korea Asia’s Leading Conference Hotel Grand Hyatt Shanghai, China The Ritz Carlton Millenia, Singapore Taj Palace Hotel New Delhi, India The Regent Grand Formosa Taipei, Tawan The Oriental Bangkok, Thailand InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong Renaissance Mumbai Hotel & Convention Center, India Hotel Equatorial Penang, Malaysia Hotel Lotte Busan, South Korea Akasaka Prince Hotel, Japan InterContinental Hong Kong Asia’s Leading Destination Bangkok Phuket Singapore Goa Hong Kong Sri Lanka Shanghai Asia’s Leading Golf Resort Bintan Lagoon Golf & Beach Resort, Indonesia Mission Hills Resort, China The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia Le Meridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort, Indonesia Sutera Harbour Marina, Golf & Country Club, Malaysia The Empire Resort & Country Club, Brunei Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket, Thailand Amanusa Bali, Indonesia Nexus Resort Karambunai, Malaysia Spring City Golf & Lake Resort, China Bandung Giri Gahana Golf Resort, Indonesia Phoenix Seagaia Resort, Japan

Asia’s Leading Hotel Raffles Singapore The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, India InterContinental Hong Kong The Peninsula Hong Kong Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor, Cambodia Trident Hilton, Gurgaon, India Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The Imperial Osaka, Japan ITC Hotel Maurya Sheraton & Towers, India Hotel Mulia Senayan, Indonesia The Peninsula Bangkok, Thailand Shangri-La Hotel Beijing, China The Oberoi Lombok, Indonesia Four Seasons Tokyo at Marunouchi, Japan The Oriental Bangkok, Thailand The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei The Peninsula Palace Beijing, China Alila Ubud, Bali, Indonesia Alila Jakarta, Indonesia Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong The Imperial New Delhi, India Conrad Bangkok, Thailand Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Grand Hyatt Shanghai, China Asia's Leading Boutique Hotel The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah, Indonesia Burasari Phuket, Thailand The Lakehouse Pahang, Malaysia Kupu-Kupu Barong, Indonesia Casa Del Mar Langkawi, Malaysia Samui Peninsula Koh Samui, Thailand The Sarojin Khao Lak, Thailand Asia's Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt Beijing, China Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Trident Hilton, Gurgaon, India The Oriental Singapore Grand Hyatt Tokyo, Japan Pan Pacific Singapore Grand Hyatt Hong Kong The Shilla Seoul, South Korea The Imperial Tokyo, Japan Conrad Bangkok, Thailand Four Seasons Shanghai, China Grand Hyatt Jakarta, Indonesia Mandarin Oriental Jakarta, Indonesia The Regent Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The Imperial New Delhi, India Grand Hyatt Taipei, Tawain InterContinental Hong Kong Asia’s Leading Hotel Brand Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts Raffles Hotels & Resorts Regent International Hotels Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces Oberoi Hotels and Resorts Starwood Hotels Hilton Group The Peninsula Hotels

Asia’s Leading Resort The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei Leela Palace Hotel, India Banyan Tree Ringha, China Le Royal Meridien Baan Taling Ngam, Koh Samui, Thailand Ayurveda Pavilions, Sri Lanka Pangkor Laut Resort, Malaysia Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Thailand Gloria Resort Sanya, China Amanpulo, Philippines The Oberoi Rajvilas, India Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Cambodia Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa, Japan Ana Mandara Resort, Vietnam Sheraton Laguna Nusa Dua, Indonesia Sentosa Island Resort, Singapore Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia Taj Lake Palace, India Conrad Bali Resort & Spa, Indonesia Rayavadee, Thailand Le Royal Meridien Phuket Yacht Club, Thailand Asia’s Leading Spa Resort Ana Mandara Resort, Vietnam Chiva-Som International Health Resort, Thailand Banyan Tree Bintan, Indonesia Ayurveda Pavilions, Sri Lanka The Oberoi Wildflower Hall, India Le Meridien Khao Lak Beach & Spa Resort, Thailand Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia Sentosa Island Resort, Singapore Amanpuri, Thailand Grand Hotel Beijing, China The Ritz-Carlton Bali Resort & Spa, Indonesia Amanpulo, Philippines Amandari Resort & Spa Bali, Indonesia The Evason Hua Hin Resort & Spa, Thailand Mandarin Oriental Macau Raffles Hotel Le Royal, Cambodia Four Seasons Resort Langkawi, Malaysia Banyan Tree Shanghai, China Ananda Himalayas, India Taj Exotica Goa, India Asia’s Leading Tour Operator Poloair Holidays Shanghai, China BJ Express, Hong Kong Time Travels, India Dolphins, Korea Mackinnons American Express, Sri Lanka Hotel Reservations Center, Taiwan Diethelm Travel Asia, Thailand Asia’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Hong Kong Tourism Board Tourism Bureau, Rep of China Singapore Tourist Promotion Board Tourism Authority of Thailand Indonesia Government Tourist Office India Government Tourist Board Afghanistan’s Leading Hotel Hotel Mustafa Kabul International Armenia’s Leading Hotel Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan Ararat Hotel Hotel Yerevan Metropol Hotel Yerevan Azerbaijan’s Leading Hotel Hyatt Regency Baku Park Hyatt Baku Grand Hotel Europe Radisson SAS Plaza

Bangladesh’s Leading Hotel The Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel Dhaka Sheraton Hotel Agrabad Hotel Best Western La Vinci Hotel Bhutan’s Leading Hotel Hotel Druk Amankora Thimphu Uma Paro Hotel Olathang Kichu Resort Paro Bhutan Bhutan Hotel Brunei’s Leading Hotel The Empire Hotel & Country Club Orchid Garden Hotel Brunei Sheraton Utama Hotel Riverview Hotel Brunei LR Asma Hotel Brunei Cambodia’s Leading Hotel Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor Hotel De La Paix & Spa Le Meridien Angkor Sofitel Royal Angkor Hotel Cambodiana Angkor Hotel Angkor Century Resort & Spa Cambodia’s Leading Spa Resort Foreign Correspondents Club, Angkor Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor Sokha Beach Resort & Spa Raffles Hotel Le Royal Angkor Century Resort & Spa China’s Leading Hotel Grand Hotel Beijing The Peninsula Palace Beijing Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai Jinling Hotel Banyan Tree Ringha The St. Regis Hotel Shanghai Shangri-La Hotel Beijing 88 Xintiandi Shanghai Hilton Chongqing China World Hotel Beijing Pudong Shangri-La Hotel Four Seasons Shanghai The Kerry Centre Hotel Huatian Hotel, Hunan Shangri-La Hotel Dalian The Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Grand Hyatt Shanghai China’s Leading Business Hotel Wuhan HK & Macao Centre Business Hotel Shangri-la China World Hotel Grand Hotel Wuxi Four Seasons Shanghai Grand Hyatt Beijing The Peninsula Palace Beijing White Swan Hotel Grand Hotel Beijing China’s Leading Resort Gloria Resort Sanya Banyan Tree Ringha The Portman Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Commune by the Great Wall Kempinski Red Capital Ranch Fuchun Resort The Peninsula Palace Beijing Grand Hyatt Beijing China’s Leading Golf Resort Chung Shan Hot Springs Gloria Resort Sanya Spring City Golf & Lake Resort Mission Hills Resort Fuchun Resort Crowne Plaza Hainan Spa & Beach Resort China’s Leading Spa Resort Four Seasons Shanghai Red Capital Ranch Grand Hyatt Beijing The St. Regis Hotel Beijing Banyan Tree Shanghai Crowne Plaza Hainan Spa & Beach Resort

China’s Leading Ski Resort Yabuli Ski Resort Jingyuetan Ski Resort Beidahu Ski Resort Hong Kong’s Leading Hotel Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong The Peninsula Hong Kong Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong Island Shangri-La Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Kowloon Shangri-La InterContinental Hong Kong Landmark Mandarin Oriental Conrad Hong Kong Le Meridien Cyberport JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Hong Kong's Leading Business Hotel Langham Place Hotel Landmark Mandarin Oriental InterContinental Hong Kong The Royal Garden Le Meridien Cyberport Grand Hyatt Hong Kong The Peninsula Hong Kong Renaissance Hotel Kowloon Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong The Regal Hong Kong Harbour Plaza Hong Kong’s Leading Spa Hotel The Peninsula Hong Kong Landmark Mandarin Oriental InterContinental Hong Kong Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong The Excelsior Gold Coast Hotel India’s Leading Airline Jet Airways Indian Airlines Air India India’s Leading Hotel Taj Lake Palace Rambagh Palace Amarvilas InterContinental The Grand New Delhi Leela Palace Hotel Samode Palace Marriott Welcomhotel New Delhi Trident Hilton, Gurgaon The Oberoi Rajvilas ITC Hotel Maurya Sheraton & Towers The Imperial New Delhi InterContinental Park Royal Nehru Palace India’s Leading Business Hotel ITC Hotel Sonar Bangla Sheraton & Towers, Kolkata Taj Palace Hotel New Delhi The Oberoi New Delhi Trident Hilton, Gurgaon ITC Grand Maratha Sheraton Hotel & Towers The Imperial New Delhi Grand Hyatt Mumbai ITC Hotel Maurya Sheraton & Towers Renaissance Mumbai Hotel & Convention Center India’s Leading Resort The Oberoi Rajvilas Kumarakom Lake Resort Leela Palace Hotel Amanbagh Alwar Fort Aguada Beach Resort Taj Lake Palace India’s Leading Spa Resort Leela Palace Hotel The Oberoi Wildflower Hall Kumarakom Lake Resort Ananda Himalayas The Oberoi Vanyavilas Taj Exotica Goa Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa

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India’s Leading Castle & Palace Rambagh Palace Amrutha Castle Umaid Bhawan Palace Welcomheritage Khimsar Fort Hotel Balsamand Lake Palace Shiv Niwas Palace Udaipur Indonesia’s Leading Hotel Alila Manggis Alila Ubud, Bali The Dharmawangsa The Legian Beach Hotel Mandarin Oriental Jakarta The Oberoi Lombok Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan InterContinental Mid Plaza Jakarta Banyan Tree Bintan Alila Jakarta Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta Hotel Mulia Senayan Indonesia’s Leading Boutique Hotel The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah Kupu-Kupu Barong The Legian Beach Hotel The Balè Dusun Jogja Village Inn Amanusa Bali Novus Villa Bali Indonesia’s Leading Business Hotel Hyatt Regency Surabaya Sheraton Surabaya Hotel & Towers Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta Grand Hyatt Jakarta Sheraton Bandung Hotel & Tower Mandarin Oriental Jakarta Hotel Mulia Senayan The Dharmawangsa Indonesia’s Leading Resort Samaya Seminyak Losari Coffee Plantation Resort & Spa The Ritz-Carlton Bali Resort & Spa The Bulgari Resort Bali Amandari Resort & Spa Bali Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay Matahari Beach Resort & Spa The BalÈ Conrad Bali Resort & Spa Wakatobi Dive Resort Sheraton Laguna Nusa Dua Indonesia’s Leading Golf Resort Amanusa Bali Bali Handara Kosaido Country Club Le Meridien Nirwana Golf & Spa Resort Bali Golf & Country Club Bintan Lagoon Golf & Beach Resort Bandung Giri Gahana Golf Resort Indonesia’s Leading Spa Resort The Ritz-Carlton Bali Resort & Spa Losari Coffee Plantation Resort & Spa Bali Hyatt Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay Amanusa Bali The Oberoi Lombok Begawan Giri Estate Banyan Tree Bintan Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan Amandari Resort & Spa Bali Japan’s Leading Hotel The Imperial Tokyo Sofitel Tokyo The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa Strings Hotel The Imperial Osaka Hotel Seiyo Ginza Conrad Tokyo Grand Hyatt Tokyo InterContinental Tokyo Bay Hotel Granvia Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi Hilton Osaka Yokohama Grand InterContinental

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Japan’s Leading Business Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Osaka Grand Hyatt Fukuoka Grand Hyatt Tokyo Conrad Tokyo Hilton Osaka New Otani Hotel Hilton Nagoya The Imperial Tokyo Hotel Okura Tokyo

Malaysia’s Leading Business Hotel The Crystal Crown Hotel Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur The Regent Kuala Lumpur Hilton Kuala Lumpur Berjaya Times Square Hotel & Convention Center Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel Equatorial Penang Mutiara Kuala Lumpur

Japan’s Leading Resort The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa Phoenix Seagaia Resort Gora Kadan Ryokan Hotel Nikko Annupuri The Pan Pacific Hotel Yokohama

Malaysia’s Leading Boutique Hotel Casa Del Mar, Langkawi Aryani Resort The Lakehouse Pahang

Japan’s Leading Golf Resort Phoenix Seagaia Resort Kawana Hotel Karuizawa Golf Course Hotel Nikko Annupuri Japan’s Leading Spa Resort Gero Spa Conrad Tokyo The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa Hilton Odawara Resort & Spa Japan’s Leading Ski Resort Yuzawa Kogen Nunoba Niigata Teine Highland Sapporo, Hokkaido Happo One Kazakhstan’s Leading Hotel Astana International Hotel InterContinental Astana Otrar Hotel Korea, South’s Leading Hotel The Shilla Seoul Paradise Hotel Jeju Grand Hyatt Seoul The Westin Chosun The Ritz-Carlton Seoul Grand InterContinental Seoul Korea, South’s Leading Business Hotel Hotel Lotte Busan Seoul Plaza Hotel The Shilla Seoul The Ritz-Carlton Seoul Grand Hyatt Seoul Laos’ Leading Hotel Maison Souvannaphoum Pansea Phou Vao Lao Plaza Hotel Vientiane Novotel Vientiane Villa Santi Hotel Macau’s Leading Hotel Hyatt Regency Macau Mandarin Oriental Macau New Century Hotel & Casino The Westin Resort Macau Lisboa Hotel Macau’s Leading Spa Resort Hyatt Regency Macau Hotel Royal Macau Mandarin Oriental Macau Hotel Ritz Macau Malaysia’s Leading Hotel The Datai Langkawi Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu Pangkor Laut Resort Mutiara Beach Resort The Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s Leading Resort Pangkor Laut Resort Kenyir Lakeview Resort Four Seasons Resort Langkawi Mutiara Beach Resort Sheraton Langkawi Resort Tanjong Jara Resort Genting Highland Resort The Datai Langkawi Tanjung Rhu Resort Shangri-Laís Rasa Ria Resort Malaysia’s Leading Golf Resort Awana Course Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort The Andaman Langkawi Nexus Resort Karambunai Saujana Golf & Country Club Shangri-Laís Rasa Ria Resort The Datai Langkawi Pan Pacific Glenmarie Kuala Lumpur Sutera Harbour Marina, Golf & Country Club Malaysia’s Leading Spa Resort The Datai Langkawi Four Seasons Resort Langkawi Sofitel Palm Resort The Andaman Langkawi Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Sutera Harbour Myanmar’s Leading Hotel The Strand Sedona Hotel Mandalay Traders Hotel Yangon Nikko Royal Lake Yangon Sedona Hotel Yangon Nepal’s Leading Hotel Bluestar Hotel Kathmandu Hyatt Regency Kathmandu De L'Annapurna Kathmandu The Everest Hotel Shangri-La Kathmandu Yak & Yeti Hotel Pakistan’s Leading Hotel Islamabad Serena Hotel Pearl Continental Hotel Karachi Sheraton Karachi Hotel & Towers Karachi Marriott Hotel Islamabad Marriott Hotel Avari Lahore Hotel Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore Philippines’ Leading Hotel The Peninsula Manila Edsa Shangri-La Mandarin Oriental Manila Plantation Bay InterContinental Manila Makati Shangri-La Manila Philippines’ Leading Resort Shangri-Laís Mactan Island Resort Plantation Bay Amanpulo Philippines’ Leading Spa Resort Mandala Spa Boracay Island Plantation Bay Pan Pacific Manila The Peninsula Manila Mandarin Oriental Manila Amanpulo

Rep of Palau’s Leading Hotel Palau Pacific Resort Palasia Hotel Palau Palau Royal Resort Carp Island Resort Airai View Hotel Singapore’s Leading Hotel Marina Mandarin Four Seasons Hotel Singapore Raffles Singapore The Oriental Singapore The Ritz-Carlton Millenia The Scarlet Singapore Shangri-La Hotel Singapore M Hotel InterContinental Singapore Singapore’s Leading Spa Resort The Fullerton Raffles Singapore InterContinental Singapore The Sentosa Resort & Spa Four Seasons Hotel Singapore Plaza Parkroyal Sri Lanka’s Leading Hotel The Dutch House Taj Exotica Bentota Taj Samudra Colombo Saman Villas Hotel Colombo Plaza Hilton Colombo

Thailand’s Leading Boutique Hotel Burasari Phuket The Rachmankha Hotel The Chedi Phuket The Sarojin Khao Lak Samui Peninsula Koh Samui Trisara Resort Thailand’s Leading Resort Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai The Evason Hua Hin Resort & Spa Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi Anantara Resort & Spa Golden Triangle Le Royal Meridien Baan Taling Ngam, Koh Samui Santiburi Resort Samui Le Royal Meridien Phuket Yacht Club Rayavadee Thailand Amari Emerald Cove Resort Renaissance Koh Samui Resort & Spa Royal Cliff Beach Resort Thailand’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Grande Laguna Phuket Blue Canyon Country Club Bangkok Golf & Spa Resort Santiburi Resort Samui

Sri Lanka’s Leading Resort Ayurveda Pavilions Taj Exotica Bentota Lighthouse Hotel & Spa Hotel The Blue Water

Thailand’s Leading Spa Resort Royal Cliff Beach Resort Evason Phuket Banyan Tree Phuket Le Meridien Khao Lak Beach & Spa Resort Chiva-Som International Health Resort Anantara Resort & Spa Golden Triangle The Evason Hua Hin Resort & Spa Amanpuri Amari Palm Reef Resort

Sri Lanka’s Leading Spa Resort Ayurveda Pavilions Saman Villas Lighthouse Hotel & Spa Paradise Island Resort Ayurveda Walauwa Resort

Uzbekistan’s Leading Hotel Grand Mir Hotel Le Meridien Tashkent Palace Hotel InterContinental Tashkent Radisson SAS Hotel Tashkent Sheraton Tashkent Hotel & Towers

Taiwan’s Leading Hotel The Landis Taipei The Sherwood Taipei The Regent Grand Formosa Taipei The Lalu Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Taipei

Vietnam’s Leading Hotel Hanoi Daewoo Hotel Hilton Hanoi Opera Sofitel Metropole Hanoi New World Hotel Saigon Sofitel Dalat Palace Victoria Can Tho Hotel

Taiwan’s Leading Business Hotel Ambassador Hotel Kaohsiung Evergreen Laurel Hotel Taichung The Landis Taichung Hotel Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Taipei Grand Hyatt Taipei The Regent Grand Formosa Taipei The Landis Taipei Taiwan’s Leading Spa Resort The Lalu Spring City Resort Evergreen Laurel Hotel Taipei Thailand’s Leading Hotel Banyan Tree Bangkok Banyan Tree Phuket Le Royal Meridien Phuket Yacht Club Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok The Dusit Thani InterContinental Bangkok Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok The Peninsula Bangkok The Oriental Bangkok Conrad Bangkok Merchant Court Hotel at Le Concorde Hotel Plaza Athenee Thailand’s Leading Business Hotel The Oriental Bangkok Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok The Peninsula Bangkok Conrad Bangkok The Landmark Bangkok

Vietnam’s Leading Spa Resort Ana Mandara Resort Vin Pearl Resort and Spa, Nha Trang

AUSTRALASIA Australasia’s Leading Airline Qantas Airways Air New Zealand Air Pacific Air Tahiti Virgin Blue Australasia’s Leading Business Class Airline Qantas Airways Polynesian Airlines Air Pacific Air New Zealand British Airways Singapore Airlines Australasia’s Leading Airport Sydney Airport, Australia Tahiti Faa'a International Airport, French Polynesia Auckland International Airport, New Zealand Fiji Airport New Zealand Airport


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Australasia’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Budget Holiday Autos Europcar

Australasia’s Leading Hotel Brand Pearl Resorts Outrigger Hotels & Resorts Peppers Retreats & Resorts Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Hilton Hotels

Australasia’s Leading Casino Resort Conrad Treasury Brisbane, Australia Burswood International Resort Casino, Australia Star City Hotel & Casino Sydney, Australia The Reef Hotel Casino, Australia Conrad Jupiters Gold Coast, Australia Sky City Auckland, New Zealand Le Meridien Port Vila Resort & Casino, Vanuatu

Australasia’s Leading Resort Bora Bora Lagoon Resort, French Polynesia Tokoriki Island Resort & Spa, Fiji Shangri-Laís Fijian Resort & Spa, Fiji Te Tiare Beach Resort, French Polynesia Le Meridien Ile des Pins, New Caledonia Hayman, Australia Solitaire Lodge, New Zealand

Australasia’s Leading Conference Centre Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia Clear Mountain Hotel & Conference Centre, Australia Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, New Zealand Wellington Convention Centre, New Zealand Australasia’s Leading Conference Hotel Ana Hotel Gold Coast, Australia Radisson Resort Gold Coast, Australia Sky City Grand Hotel, New Zealand Parkroyal Noumea, New Caledonia Sheraton on the Park, Australia The Westin Sydney, Australia Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia Australasia’s Leading Destination Sydney Bora Bora Fiji Auckland Australasia’s Leading Golf Resort Hyatt Regency Coolum Resort, Australia Sheraton Fiji Resort Clearwater, New Zealand Kauri Cliffs, New Zealand Bonville International Golf Resort, Australia Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Hotel, Australia Australasia’s Leading Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia The Windsor Melbourne, Australia The Observatory Hotel, Australia InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand Lilianfels Blue Mountains, Australia The Ascott Metropolis Auckland, New Zealand InterContinental Sydney, Australia Rydges Jamison, Australia Australasia’s Leading Boutique Hotel Medusa Hotel Sydney, Australia Henry Jones Art Hotel, Australia Royce Hotel, Australia Huski, Australia The Hatton, Australia The Lyall Hotel & Spa, Australia Aachen House, New Zealand Establishment Hotel, Australia Mountvista, New Zealand Moog Hotel, Australia Australasia’s Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Australia Sheraton on the Park, Australia The Westin Melbourne, Australia Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia Sky City Grand Hotel, New Zealand Stamford Plaza Brisbane, Australia The Westin Sydney, Australia InterContinental Wellington, New Zealand

Australasia’s Leading Spa Resort Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa, French Polynesia Angsana Resort & Spa, Australia Cypress Lakes Resort, Australia Kimi Ora Spa Resort, New Zealand Palazzo Versace Gold Coast, Australia Australasia’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau South Pacific Tourism Organisation Australian Tourist Commission Tahiti Tourisme New Zealand Tourist Board Australia’s Leading Hotel The Hatton The Windsor Melbourne Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa Gold Coast Medusa Hotel Sydney Chateau Yering Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Hotel The Observatory Hotel Moondance Lodge Hayman Four Seasons Hotel Sydney The Henry Jones Art Hotel Lilianfels Blue Mountains The Kirketon Sydney Rydges Jamison Shangri-La Hotel The Marina Cairns InterContinental Sydney Australia’s Leading Business Hotel Diana Plaza Hotel Brisbane Stamford Plaza Brisbane Hilton Cairns Sheraton on the Park The Westin, Sydney Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney The Westin Melbourne Grand Hyatt Melbourne Australia’s Leading Boutique Hotel Blue Woolloomooloo Wharf The Henry Jones Art Hotel Establishment Hotel The Hatton Huski The Lyall Hotel & Spa Medusa Hotel Sydney Moog Hotel Royce Hotel Australia’s Leading Resort Cypress Lakes Resort Wrotham Park Lodge Lizard Island Queensland Longitude 131° Ayer's Rock Coconut Beach Rainforest Lodge Kims Beach Hideaway Couran Cove Island Resort Bedarra Island Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove Hayman Capella Lodge Lord Howe Island Solitaire Lodge, New Zealand Australia’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Hotel Royal Pines Resort Arajilla Retreat Joondalup Resort Hyatt Regency Coolum Resort Bonville International Golf Resort


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Australia’s Leading Spa Resort Angsana Resort & Spa Huski The Observatory Hotel The Lyall Hotel & Spa Daydream Island Resort & Spa Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa Cypress Lakes Resort Palazzo Versace Gold Coast Australia’s Leading Ski Resort Breathtaker All Suite Hotel & Alpine Spa Retreat Huski Mercure Grand Chalet Hotel Pension Grimus Mount Hotham Cook Islands’ Leading Hotel Manuia Beach Boutique Hotel Pacific Resort Rarotonga Pacific Resort Aitutaki Rarotonga Beach Bungalows Fiji’s Leading Resort Dolphin Island Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort Nukubati Island Resort Royal Davui Island Resort Shangri-La's Fijian Resort & Spa Sonaisali Island Resort Tokoriki Island Resort Turtle Island Vatulele Resort Vomo Island Resort Wakaya Club Yasawa Island Resort Fiji’s Leading Golf Resort Sheraton Denarau Villas Shangri-Laís Fijian Resort & Spa The Wakaya Club Vomo Island Resort Sheraton Fiji Resort Fiji’s Leading Spa Resort Koro Sun Spa Wakaya Club Katafanga Island Resort & Spa Qamea Resort & Spa Sheraton Fiji Resort Namale Resort & Spa French Polynesia’s Leading Hotel Bora Bora Lagoon Resort Bora Bora Beachcomber InterContinental Resort Le Taha'a Private Island & Spa Le Meridien Tahiti Te Tiare Beach Resort InterContinental Resort Tahiti Sofitel Motu Bora Bora Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa InterContinental Le Moana Bora Bora French Polynesia’s Leading Spa Resort InterContinental Resort Tahiti Le Taha'a Private Island & Spa Sheraton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa Le Meridien Bora Bora Guam’s Leading Hotel Palace Hotel Guam Pacific Islands Club Hyatt Regency, Tumon Bay Hilton Guam Westin Resort Guam Reef Hotel The Tower Guam Hotel Okura Guam’s Leading Spa Resort Hilton Guam Outrigger Guam Resort Hotel Nikko Guam Micronesia Federated State’s Leading Hotel Hyatt Regency Saipan Aqua Resort Club Saipan Truk Blue Lagoon Resort Traders¥ Ridge Resort

New Caledonia’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien lle des Pins Ramada Plaza, Noumea Le Meridien Noumea Hotel Ibis Noumea Coral Palms Island Resort New Zealand’s Leading Hotel Huka Lodge Mollies On Tweed Carlton Hotel Auckland Otahuna Lodge Sky City Grand Hotel Wharekauhau Country Estate Sofitel Queenstown The Spire, Queenstown Kauri Cliffs Stamford Plaza Auckland The Ascott Metropolis Auckland Cotter House Hilton Auckland InterContinental Wellington New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel Eichardt's Private Hotel The George Aachen House Mangapapa Lodge Mollies On Tweed Mountvista Stafford Villa Sofitel Queenstown New Zealand’s Leading Business Hotel Sky City Grand Hotel Millennium Hotel Queenstown Copthorne Hotel Auckland Harbour City Crowne Plaza Hotel Auckland Hilton Auckland InterContinental Wellington New Zealand’s Leading Resort Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Huka Lodge Azur Luxury Lodge Eagles Nest Heritage Village Country Resort Otahuna Lodge Kauri Cliffs Solitaire Lodge, New Zealand New Zealand’s Leading Spa Resort Kimi Ora Spa Resort Otahuna Lodge Blanket Bay Kina Colada Holiday & Health Retreat Sky City Grand Hotel The Lodge at Paratiho Farms Polynesian Spa New Zealand’s Leading Ski Resort Riverrun Lodge Bayview Chateau Tongariro Skotel Alpine Resort The Spire Coronet Alpine Resort Terrace Downs High Country Resort Remarkables Lodge Papua New Guinea’s Leading Hotel Madang Resort Hotel Crowne Plaza Hotel Port Moresby Walindi Plantation Resort Kiburu Lodge Ambua Lodge Loloata Island Resort Samoa’s Leading Hotel Hotel Kitano Tusitala Aggie Grey's Hotel & Bungalows Coconuts Beach Club Sa'Moana Resort Tonga’s Leading Hotel Paradise International Hotel Pacific Royale Hotel Fafa Island Resort Villa Mamana Mounu Island Resort Vanuatu’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien Port Vila Resort & Casino White Sands Resort & Country Club Le Lagon Resort Hideaway Island Resort

CARIBBEAN Caribbean's Leading Airline Air Jamaica Bahamasair BWIA International Airways Liat Caribbean Star Caribbean's Leading First Class Airline Air Jamaica BWIA International Airways British Airways Caribbean's Leading Business Class Airline Air Jamaica BWIA International Airways American Airlines Virgin Atlantic Airways British Airways KLM Air France Iberia Caribbean's Leading Airport Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados Piarco International Airport, Trinidad Sir Donald Sangster International Airport, Jamaica Nassau International Airport, Bahamas La Romana International Airport, Dominican Republic Caribbean’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Budget Holiday Autos Caribbean’s Leading Casino Resort Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino, Aruba Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino, Bahamas The Westin Rio Mar Beach Casino, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Nassau, Bahamas The Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort, Dominican Republic Wyndham El San Juan Hotel & Casino, Puerto Rico Caribbean’s Leading Conference Centre Jamaica Conference Centre, Kingston, Jamaica Sherbourne Conference Centre, Barbados World Trade Centre, Curacao Madiana Palais des Congres de la Martinique Caribbean’s Leading Conference Hotel Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Nassau, Bahamas Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Bahamas Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica Wyndham El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa, Puerto Rico Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination Barbados Jamaica Trinidad & Tobago Aruba Bahamas Caribbean's Leading Destination Tobago Bahamas Jamaica Turks & Caicos St. Lucia Barbados

Caribbean's Leading Family AllInclusive Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Jamaica Franklyn D Resort, Jamaica Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Almond Village, Barbados Hotel RIU Las Morlas, Cuba Club Med Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Breezes Bahamas Caribbean’s Leading Golf Resort Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica Wyndham Rose Hall Resort & Country Club, Jamaica Sandy Lane, Barbados Raffles Resort Canouan Island, Grenadines Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica Four Seasons Great Exuma at Emerald Bay, Bahamas Our Lucuya Beach & Golf Resort, Bahamas Four Seasons Resort Nevis Caribbean's Leading Hotel Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica Raffles Resort Canouan Island, Grenadines Sandy Lane, Barbados Blue Haven Hotel, Tobago Coco Reef Resort, Tobago Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa & Casino, Curacao Cap Juluca, Anguilla Jumby Bay, Antigua Elbow Beach, Bermuda Four Seasons Resort Nevis Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos Caribbean’s Leading Boutique Hotel Point Grace, Turks & Caicos Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos Cap Juluca, Anguilla Graycliff Hotel, Bahamas Rockhouse, Jamaica Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel, Puerto Rico Caribbean's Leading Hotel Brand Sandals Resorts International SuperClubs Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Hyatt Hotels & Resorts The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Hilton Caribbean's Leading Resort Sandy Lane, Barbados Royal Plantation Ocho Rios, Jamaica Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Raffles Resort Canouan Island, Grenadines Four Seasons Resort Nevis Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Nassau, Bahamas Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica Palm Island Resort, Grenadines Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort, St. John Little Dix Bay, British Virgin Islands Cap Juluca, Anguilla Cambridge Beaches, Bermuda Grace Bay Club, Turks & Caicos The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Bahamas Coco Reef Resort & Spa, Tobago Caribbean’s Leading Spa Resort Sandy Lane, Barbados The BodyHoliday at LeSport, St. Lucia Malliouhana Hotel & Spa, Anguilla Sandals Regency Golf Resort & Spa, St. Lucia The Palms, Turks & Caicos Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort, Tobago Coco Reef Resort & Spa, Tobago Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Bahamas Parrot Cay, Turks & Caicos Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica Cambridge Beaches, Bermuda

Caribbean's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Bahamas National Tourist Office Barbados Tourism Authority Jamaica Tourist Board Turks and Caicos Tourist Board St. Lucia Tourist Board Department of Tourism -Tobago Caribbean’s Leading Villa Hotel Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica Surf Song Villa Resort, British Virgin Islands Parrot Cay Estate, Turks & Caicos Stonehaven Villas, Tobago Calabash Hotel & Villas, Grenada Anguilla’s Leading Resort Cap Juluca CuisinArt Resort & Spa Frangipani Beach Club Malliouhana Hotel & Spa Kú Hotel Anguilla’s Leading Spa Resort Cap Juluca CuisinArt Resort & Spa Malliouhana Hotel & Spa Anguilla’s Leading Villa Altamer Resort Cove Castles Villa Resort St. Regis Temenos Villas Antigua & Barbuda’s Leading Hotel Blue Waters Hotel Jumby Bay Carlisle Bay Sandals Antigua Resort & Spa St. James Club Antigua & Barbuda’s Leading Resort The Beach House K Club Jumby Bay Carlisle Bay Antigua & Barbuda’s Leading Golf Resort Sandpiper Reef Resort Halcyon Cove, Rex Resorts Blue Waters Hotel Antigua & Barbuda’s Leading Spa Resort Sandals Antigua Resort & Spa K Club Jumby Bay Carlisle Bay Aruba’s Leading Hotel La Cabana All-Suite Beach Resort & Casino Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino Bucuti Beach Resort Aruba Aruba's Leading Resort Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino Aruba’s Leading Golf Resort Tierra del Sol Resort & Country Club Wyndham Aruba Beach & Casino Radisson Aruba Resort & Casino Aruba’s Leading Spa Resort Tierra Del Sol Resort & Country club Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino Bahamas’ Leading Hotel One&Only Ocean Club Pink Sands Atlantis Paradise Island The Landing Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island Graycliff

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Bahamas’ Leading Resort Atlantis Paradise Island One&Only Ocean Club Our Lucuya Beach & Golf Resort Pink Sands Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island Kamalame Cay Bahamas’ Leading Golf Resort Radisson Cable Beach & Golf Resort One&Only Ocean Club Our Lucuya Beach & Golf Resort Four Seasons Great Exuma at Emerald Bay Bahamas’ Leading Spa Resort One&Only Ocean Club Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island Four Seasons Great Exuma at Emerald Bay Kamalame Cay Barbados’ Leading Hotel Sandy Lane Cobblers Cove Hotel Coral Reef Club The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Colony Club Hotel Treasure Beach Hotel The House Barbados’ Leading Resort Coral Reef Club Petit St. Vincent Resort Sandy Lane Cobblers Cove Hotel Amaryllis Beach Resort Bougainvillea Resort Tamarind Cove Crystal Cove Turtle Beach Barbados' Leading Golf Resort Royal Westmoreland Sandy Lane Barbados’ Leading Spa Resort Sandy Lane Almond Beach Club & Spa Barbados’ Leading Villa Greensleeves Crystal Springs Cove Spring House Port St. Charles Heronetta Villa Nova Light House Belize’s Leading Hotel Cayo Espanto Radissons Fort George Hotel and Marina Captain Morgan's Retreat Victoria House Caribe Island Resort Belize's Leading Resort Cayo Espanto Resort The Inn at Robert's Grove Journey's End Resort Radissons Fort George Hotel and Marina Blancaneaux Lodge Belize’s Leading Spa Resort Maruba Resort Jungle Spa The Lodge at Chaa Creek Blancaneaux Lodge Cayo Espanto Resort Soulshine Resort and Spa Belize’s Leading Villa Turtle Inn Lamanai Lodge Hidden Valley Inn Azul The Villas at Banyan Bay Bermuda’s Leading Hotel Elbow Beach Horizons and Cottages The Reefs The Fairmont Hamilton Princess Waterloo House

Bermuda’s Leading Resort Cambridge Beaches Harmony Club The Fairmont Southampton Pink Beach Club Coco Reef Bermuda Resort Ariel Sands Bermuda’s Leading Spa Resort Cambridge Beaches Ariel Sands Elbow Beach Wyndham Bermuda Resort & Spa The Reefs Bonaire’s Leading Hotel Harbour Village Beach Club Sand Dollar Condominium Resort KonTiki Beach Club Caribbean Club Bonaire British Virgin Islands’ Leading Hotel Little Dix Bay Peter Island Resort Biras Creek British Virgin Islands’ Leading Resort Little Dix Bay Long Bay Beach Resort Peter Island Resort Bitter End Yatch Club & Resort British Virgin Islands’ Leading Spa Resort Peter Island Resort Prospect Reef Resort & Spa Little Dix Bay British Virgin Islands’ Leading Villa Katitche Point Great House Surf Song Villa Resort Old Yard Village Long Bay Beach Resort Cuba’s Leading Hotel Hotel Nacional de Cuba Hotel Florida Paradisus RÌo de Oro Meliá Cayo Coco Paradisus Varadero Cuba’s Leading Resort Sandals Royal Hicacos Resort & Spa Barcelo Marina Palace Iberostar Varadero Paradisus Rio de Oro Curacao’s Leading Hotel Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa & Casino Hilton Curacao Breezes Curacao Resort & Spa Floris Suite Hotel Curacao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino Dominica’s Leading Hotel Castaways Beach Hotel Fort Young Hotel Sutton Place Hotel Beau Rive Dominica's Leading Resort Castaways Beach Resort Fort Young Hotel Papillote Wilderness Retreat Dominican Republic’s Leading Hotel Casa de Campo Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino Melia Santo Domingo Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Sofitel Nicolas De Ovando Dominican Republic’s Leading Resort Punta Cana Secrets Resort Sun Village Resort & Spa Punta Cana Resort & Club Casa de Campo Barcelo Capella Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Sunscape The Beach Punta Cana


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Dominican Republic’s Leading Spa Resort Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Punta Cana Secrets Resort Sivoy Punta Cana

Montserrat’s Leading Hotel Tropical Mansion Suites Vue Pointe Hotel Travellers Palm Erindell Villa Guest House

Dominican Republic’s Leading Golf Resort Casa de Campo Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Punta Cana Resort & Club Hotel Barcelo Bavaro Golf

Puerto Rico’s Leading Hotel Hotel El Convento Wyndham El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa Ritz-Carlton, San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino Copamarina Beach Resort The Westin Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort & Club Caribe Hilton

Grand Cayman’s Leading Hotel Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort The Grand Cayman Courtyard Hotel by Marriott Hyatt Regency Grand Cayman Beach Suites Grand Cayman’s Leading Resort Village of Britannia at the Hyatt Regency Resort The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman Hyatt Regency Grand Cayman Beach Suites Compass Point Dive Resort Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort Grenada’s Leading Hotel Spice Island Beach Resort Calabash Hotel & Villas Blue Horizons Garden Resort LaLuna Guadeloupe’s Leading Hotel Le Meridien La Cocoteraie L'Auberge les Petits Saints aux Anacardiers Le Jardin Malanga La Creole Beach Resort Haiti’s Leading Hotel Kinam Hotel Hotel Montana Hotel Villa Créole El Rancho Hotel & Casino Jamaica’s Leading Hotel Jamaica Inn The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall Strawberry Hill Sandals Dunn's River Golf Resort & Spa Half Moon, Montego Bay Rockhouse Jamaica’s Leading Resort Half Moon, Montego Bay The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa Sandals Montego Bay Jamaica’s Leading Golf Resort Tryall Club The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Wyndham Rose Hall Resort & Country Club Half Moon, Montego Bay Jamaica’s Leading Spa Resort Half Moon, Montego Bay Round Hill Hotel & Villas Strawberry Hill Royal Plantation Ocho Rios Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa Jamaica’s Leading Villa Wild Orchid Jakes Sunset at the Palms Resort & Spa Emerald Seas Goldeneye Blue Lagoon Villas Round Hill Hotel & Villas Martinique’s Leading Hotel Hotel Cap Est Lagoon Resort & Spa Sofitel Bakoua Martinique Domaine de Belfond Anchorage Habitation LaGrange Hotel

Puerto Rico's Leading Boutique Hotel Horned Dorset Primavera Hotel The Water Club Hotel El Convento Bravo Beach Hotel Inn on the Blue Horizon Puerto Rico’s Leading Resort Copamarina Beach Resort The Westin Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort & Club Wyndham Las Casitas Village & Golden Door Spa Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort Puerto Rico’s Leading Golf Resort The Westin Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort & Club Wyndham El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort Hotel Dorado del Mar Beach & Golf Resort Puerto Rico’s Leading Spa Resort Ritz-Carlton San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino Wyndham Las Casitas Village & Golden Door Spa Wyndham El Conquistador Resort & Golden Door Spa Caribe Hilton Copamarina Beach Resort St Barts’ Leading Hotel Hotel Carl Gustaf Hotel Le Toiny Le Sereno Hotel Saint Barth Isle de France Eden Rock Hotel Guanahani St Kitts and Nevis’ Leading Hotel Four Seasons Resort Nevis Nisbet Plantation Beach Club The Hermitage St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino Montpelier Plantation Inn Frigate Bay Resort St Kitts and Nevis’ Leading Boutique Hotel The Golden Lemon Inn & Villas Rawlins Plantation Hotel Ottley's Plantation Inn The Mount Nevis Hotel St Kitts and Nevis’ Leading Golf Resort Four Seasons Resort Nevis Frigate Bay Resort St. Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino St Kitts and Nevis’ Leading Spa Resort Four Seasons Resort Nevis St Kitts Marriott Resort & The Royal Beach Casino St Lucia’s Leading Hotel The Jalousie Plantation Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort The Body Holiday at LeSport Ladera Resort Discovery at Marigot Bay Sandals Halcyon St. Lucia

St Lucia’s Leading Resort The Jalousie Plantation The Body Holiday at LeSport Anse Chastanet Resort Ladera Resort Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort St Lucia’s Leading Spa Resort The Body Holiday at LeSport Anse Chastanet Resort Discovery at Marigot Bay The Jalousie Plantation Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort Sandals Regency Golf Resort & Spa St. Maarten’s Leading Hotel The Summit Resort Hotel Belair Beach Hotel Wyndham Sapphire Beach Club & Resort Princess Heights St. Maarten’s Leading Resort La Vista Resort Wyndham Sapphire Beach Club & Resort Divi Little Bay Princess Resort & Casino Great Bay Beach Resort St Martin’s Leading Hotel La Samanna Le Meridien St Martin, L'Habitation de Lonvilliers Alamanda Resort Hotel Grand Case Atlantide Hotel L'Esplanade St Martin’s Leading Resort Le Meridien St Martin, L'Habitation de Lonvilliers La Samanna Alamanda Resort Esmeralda Resort St Martin’s Leading Spa Resort Privilège Resort & Spa Marquis Hotel Resort & Spa La Samanna St Vincent the Grenadines’ Leading Resort Young Island Resort The Cotton House Firefly Palm Island Resort Petit St. Vincent Resort Raffles Resort Canouan Island St Vincent the Grenadines’ Leading Spa Resort Young Island Resort The Cotton House Raffles Resort Canouan Island Tobago’s Leading Hotel Blue Haven Hotel Hilton Tobago Golf & Spa Resort Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort Half Blue Moon Hotel Coco Reef Resort & Spa Tobago’s Leading Resort Blue Haven Hotel Hilton Tobago Golf & Spa Resort Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort Coco Reef Resort & Spa Tobago’s Leading Spa Resort Coco Reef Resort & Spa Hilton Tobago Golf & Spa Resort Le Grand Courlan Spa Resort Tobago’s Leading Golf Resort Hilton Tobago Golf & Spa Resort Mount Irvine Bay Hotel & Golf Country Club

Tobago’s Leading Villa Stonehaven Villas Villa Petrus Plantation Beach Villas Mirage Trinidad’s Leading Hotel Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre Crowne Plaza Hotel Port of Spain Coblentz Inn Turks & Caicos’ Leading Hotel Parrot Cay Point Grace The Palms Grace Bay Club The Windmills Plantation Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa Turks & Caicos’ Leading Boutique Hotel Point Grace Parrot Cay Turks & Caicos Club Le Vele The Meridien Club Turks & Caicos’ Leading Resort Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa The Palms Parrot Cay Grace Bay Club Turks & Caicos’ Leading Spa Resort Parrot Cay The Palms Point Grace Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa Grace Bay Club Turks & Caicos’ Leading Villa Villa Renaissance Parrot Cay Estate The Meridien Club US Virgin Islands’ Leading Hotel Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas The Buccaneer Hotel The Westin St. John Resort & Villas Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort US Virgin Islands’ Leading Resort Caneel Bay, A Rosewood Resort The Westin St. John Resort & Villas Frenchman's Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas US Virgin Islands’ Leading Spa Resort The Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas The Westin St. John Resort & Villas Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa The Buccaneer Hotel

CENTRAL & LATIN AMERICA Central & Latin America's Leading Airline Aeromexico Copa Airlines Taca International Airlines Alaska Airlines Mexicana Airlines Air Jamaica Central & Latin America's Leading First Class Airline Air Jamaica American Airlines British Airways Central & Latin America's Leading Business Class Airline Mexicana Airlines Taca International Airlines Copa Airlines

Central & Latin America's Leading Airport Acapulco International Airport, Mexico Guatemala City International Airport San Jose International Airport, Costa Rica Benito Juarez International Airport, Mexico Panama City Tocumen Airport, Panama Central & Latin Americaís Leading Car Hire Avis Budget Hertz Holiday Autos Dollar Europcar Central & Latin America’s Leading Casino Resort Barceló Tambor Beach, Costa Rica Real InterContinental Hotel Costa Rica Honduras Maya Hotel & Casino Real Caesar Park Panama Central & Latin America’s Leading Conference Centre Convention Center Acapulco, Mexico Centro De Convenciones, Mexico Atlapa Convention Centre, Panama Central & Latin America’s Leading Conference Hotel Sheraton Cancun Resort and Towers, Mexico The Westin San Luis Potosi, Mexico Real InterContinental Hotel Costa Rica Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, Mexico Barcelo San Jose Palacio, Costa Rica Central & Latin America's Leading Destination Cancun Los Cabos San Jose Panama City Acapulco Central & Latin America’s Leading Golf Resort Grand Bay Hotel , Mexico Casa del Mar Golf & Spa Resort, Mexico Las Ventanas, Mexico Melia Cariari, Costa Rica Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica Karmina Palace Golf & Spa Resort, Mexico Central & Latin America's Leading Hotel Real InterContinental Hotel Guatemala Hotel Punta Islita, Costa Rica The Westin Camino Real, Guatemala Four Seasons Hotel Mexico InterContinental Presidente Puerto Vallarta Resort, Mexico Hotelito Desconocido, Mexico Deseo Playa del Carmen, Mexico Central & Latin America's Leading Hotel Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Fiestamericana Hotels & Resorts Camino Real Hotels & Resorts Riu Hotels & Resorts Sol Melia Hilton Hotels Barcelo Hotels & Resorts Central & Latin America's Leading Resort Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Hacienda del Mar, Panama The Fairmont Acapulco Princess, Mexico Las Ventanas, Mexico One&Only Palmilla, Mexico Esperanza, Mexico

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Central & Latin America’s Leading Spa Resort Casa Del Mar Golf & Spa Resort, Mexico Las Ventanas, Mexico Pura Vida Retreat and Spa, Costa Rica Maroma Resort & Spa, Mexico El Santuario, Valle de Bravo, Mexico Paraiso de la Bonita Resort & Thalasso, Mexico One&Only Palmilla, Mexico Central & Latin America's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Costa Rica National Tourist Bureau Mexico Tourism Board National Tourist Bureau Guatemala The Panama Tourist Bureau Costa Rica’s Leading Hotel Paradisus Playa Conchal All Suite Resort Lapa Rios Ecolodge Hotel Punta Islita Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica Flamingo Marina Resort Hotel Parador Costa Rica’s Leading Resort Martino Resort & Spa Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica Paradisus Playa Conchal All Suite Resort Punta Leona Beach Resort Vista Del Valle Plantation Inn Costa Rica’s Leading Spa Resort Pura Vida Retreat and Spa Martino Resort & Spa Hotel Parador Xandari Resort & Spa Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa Tara Resort Hotel, Spa & Conference Center Hotel Punta Islita El Salvador’s Leading Hotel Radisson Plaza Hotel Real InterContinental Hotel San Salvador Hotel Princess Zona Rosa Guatemala’s Leading Hotel The Westin Camino Real Porta Antigua Hotel Guatemala City Marriott Hotel Quinta Real Guatemala, A Summit Hotel La Lancha Resort Real InterContinental Hotel Guatemala Casa Santo Domingo Honduras’ Leading Hotel Honduras Maya Hotel & Casino Real Posada Del Sol The Lodge at Pico Bonito Fantasy Island Beach Resort Real InterContinental Hotel Tegucigalpa Hotel Portal Del Angel Mexico’s Leading Hotel Esperanza Les Casa Que Canta InterContinental Presidente Puerto Vallarta Resort Hotelito Desconocido Deseo Playa del Carmen Four Seasons Hotel Mexico Hacienda Puerta Campeche El Santuario, Valle de Bravo W Mexico City Mexico’s Leading Business Hotel W Mexico City Gran Melia Mexico Reforma Hilton Guadalajara Crowne Plaza Hotel Guadalajara Mexico's Leading Boutique Hotel Villa Ganz Esperanza Casa Cid de Leon Esencia Resort Condesa DF Mexico City

Mexico’s Leading Resort Royal Hideaway Resort & Spa Casa Del Mar Golf & Spa Resort Esperanza Las Rocas Resort & Spa One&Only Palmilla Hotel Riu Palace Cabo San Lucas The Fairmont Pierre Marques Hacienda de los Santos Resort & Spa Ikal del Mar Villa Resort & Spa Westin Regina Resort The Fairmont Acapulco Princess Las Ventanas El Santuario, Valle de Bravo Mexico’s Leading Golf Resort Royal Hideaway Resort & Spa The Fairmont Pierre Marques Grand Bay Hotel One&Only Palmilla Las Hadas Golf Resort El Tamarindo Golf Resort The Fairmont Acapulco Princess Las Ventanas Casa Del Mar Golf & Spa Resort Karmina Palace Golf & Spa Resort Mexico’s Leading Spa Resort Las Ventanas Le Meridien Cancun El Santuario, Valle de Bravo Royal Hideaway Resort & Spa One&Only Palmilla Paraiso de la Bonita Resort & Thalasso Ikal del Mar Villa Resort & Spa Las Rocas Resort & Spa Casa Del Mar Golf & Spa Resort Hacienda de los Santos Resort & Spa Maroma Resort & Spa Mexico’s Leading Villa Las Alamandas Villa Casa Agave Villa Miramar Villas Del Mar Los Cabos Nicaragua’s Leading Hotel Real InterContinental Hotel Metrocentro Managua Barcelo Montelimar Beach Best Western Las Mercedes Panama’s Leading Hotel The Bristol Caesar Park Panama Continental Hotel Riande Coronado Golf & Beach Resort El Panama Hotel Radisson Decapolis Hotel Panama City Las Olas Beach Resort

EUROPE Europe's Leading Airline British Airways Lufthansa Alitalia Swiss International Air Lines Air France Austrian Airlines KLM Europe's Leading First Class Airline British Airways Lufthansa Swiss International Air Lines Air France Europe's Leading Business Class Airline Virgin Atlantic Airways Swiss International Air Lines SAS Scandinavian Airlines British Midland Airways KLM Lufthansa Air France Iberia


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Europe's Leading Airport Heathrow Airport, London, England Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands Vitoria International Airport, Madrid, Spain Frankfurt Airport, Germany Barcelona Airport, Spain Copenhagen Airport, Denmark Zurich Airport, Switzerland Europe's Leading Budget / No Frills Airline Ryanair bmibaby Easyjet Virgin Express Europe's Leading Charter Airline Thomson Flights (TUI) First Choice Airways Monarch Airlines Thomas Cook Airlines Unijet Excel Airways Europe’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Budget Holiday Autos Europcar Auto Europe Thrifty Sixt Europe’s Leading Casino Hotel Sheraton Park Tower, England Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki, Greece The Westin Dragonara Resort, Malta Sofitel Cannes Mandelieu Royal Casino, France Hotel Palacio Estoril, Portugal Domaine de Divonne, France Hotel Torrequebrada, Spain Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz, Switzerland L'Imperial Palace, France Europe’s Leading Conference Centre QEII Conference Centre, England Birmingham NEC Centre, England Geneva Palexpo, Switzerland Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin (ICC Berlin), Germany Palais Des Congres De Paris, France Fira Barcelona, Spain ExCeL London, England The ICC Birmingham, England Europe’s Leading Conference Hotel Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Germany Hotel Okura Amsterdam, Netherlands Radisson Edwardian International Plaza Hotel Heathrow, England Sofitel Capsis Hotel Rhodes, Greece Hyatt Regency La Manga, Spain Conrad Istanbul, Turkey Hawaii Grand Hotel & Resort, Cyprus Europe’s Leading Cruise Destination Copenhagen Stockholm Barcelona Genoa Europe's Leading Destination London Barcelona Paris Rome Madrid Florence Venice Greece Europe's Leading Family Resort Forte Village Resort, Italy Hauts de Bruyères Center Parcs, France Sunparks Oostduinkerke Resorts, Belgium Hawaii Grand Hotel & Resort, Cyprus Aldemar Olympian Village, Greece

Europe’s Leading Golf Resort Hyatt Regency La Manga, Spain Evian Royal Resort, France Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews, Scotland Hotel Quinta do Lago, Portugal Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort, Italy The K Club, Ireland ArabellaSheraton Golf Hotel Son Vida, Spain Hotel Byblos Andaluz, Spain Bovey Castle, England The Celtic Manor Resort, Wales Abama Hotel Resort, Spain The Almenara Golf Hotel & Spa, Spain St Mellion International Hotel Golf & Country Club, England Europe's Leading Hotel Divani Apollon Palace & Spa, Greece Hotel Arts Barcelona, Spain Hotel Le Bristol Paris, France Hotel Alfonso XIII, A Westin Hotel, Spain Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Germany Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul, Turkey The Lanesborough, England The Merrion Hotel, Ireland Hotel de Russie, Italy Le Sirenuse, Italy Mandarin Oriental Hotel du Rhone Geneva, Switzerland Hotel Cipriani, Italy Hotel Ritz Paris, France Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, England Raffles Le Montreux Palace, Switzerland Luna Hotel Baglioni, Italy The Balmoral, Scotland InterContinental Berlin, Germany Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Turkey Lapa Palace, Portugal The Savoy, England The Dorchester, England Four Seasons Hotel George V, France Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel Miramare e Castello, Italy Choupana Hills Resort & Spa, Portugal The Schlosshotel Berlin, Germany Miro Hotel Bilbao, Spain Hotel Lancaster, France Sanderson Hotel, England Hotel L'Hermitage, Spain Hotel Villa San Michele, Italy Lato Boutique Hotel, Greece Metropolitan London, England Hotel Omm, Spain The Pandhotel, Belgium Chateau Eza, France Baglioni Hotel, England Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites, Greece Hotel Quinta da Bela Vista, Portugal Vila Joya, Portugal Europe’s Leading Business Hotel InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel, France Hotel Ritz Madrid, Spain Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, Switzerland Conrad Istanbul, Turkey Hotel Ritz Paris, France St. Regis Grand Hotel, Italy The Ritz-Carlton Berlin, Germany Four Seasons Hotel Milan, Italy Le Palace Hilton Geneva, Switzerland Hotel Arts Barcelona, Spain Langham Hotel London, England Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Germany InterContinental Berlin, Germany Four Seasons Hotel George V, France Conrad Brussels, Belgium Europe's Leading Hotel Brand Kempinski Hotels & Resorts InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Starwood Hotels & Resorts Accor Hotels Hilton Hotels Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

Europe’s Leading Luxury Hotel Brand Baglioni Hotels The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Conrad Hotels Rocco Forte Hotels Europe's Leading Resort Sheraton Algarve Hotel Pine Cliffs Resort, Portugal Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona, Spain Dromoland Castle, Ireland Forte Village Resort, Italy Elounda Beach Hotel, Greece Lausanne Palace & Spa, Switzerland Las Dunas Beach Hotel & Spa, Spain Hotel du Palais Biarritz, France Abama Hotel Resort, Spain Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort, Italy Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort, Cyprus The K Club, Ireland Palazzo Sasso Ravello, Italy Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, Spain Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, Switzerland Capri Palace Hotel & Spa, Italy Astir Palace Vouliagmeni, Greece Evian Royal Resort, France Europe’s Leading Ski Resort Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, Switzerland Tschuggen Grand Hotel Arosa, Switzerland Le Melezin, France Cristallo Reconditioning and Beauty Hotel & Spa, Italy Hotel Salzburgerhof, Austria Raffles Le Montreux Palace, Switzerland Thurnhers Alpenhof, Austria Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz, Switzerland Hotel de Charme Les Airelles, France Hotel Weisses Rössl, Austria Palace Hotel Gstaad, Switzerland Elisabeth Hotel, Austria ArabellaSheraton Hotel Waldhuus, Switzerland Europe’s Leading Spa Resort Divani Apollon Palace & Spa, Greece Forte Village Resort, Italy Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz, Switzerland Aldemar Olympian Village, Greece Park Hotel Kenmare, Ireland Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort, Cyprus Sheraton Cesme Hotel, Resort & Spa, Turkey Madeira Palacio Resort Hotel, Portugal Penny Hill Park Hotel, England Mardavall Hotel & Spa, Spain Hotel Fortina Spa Resort, Malta The St David's Hotel & Spa, Wales Anassa, Cyprus Aldemar Royal Mare Village & Thalasso, Greece Mare Nostrum Resort, Spain Champneys Resort Tring, England Sheraton Voyager Antalya Hotel, Resort & Spa, Turkey Europe’s Leading Theme Park Disneyland Paris, France Alton Towers, England Chessington World of Adventures, England Warner Bros Movie World Park, Spain PortAventura, Spain Europe's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau VisitBritain Instituto de Turismo de España (TURESPAÑA) German National Tourist Office Maison de la France Italian State Tourism Board Turkish Tourist Office GNTO (Greek National Tourism Organisation) Costa del Sol Convention Bureau

Albania’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Tirana Hotel & Towers Modial Hotel Rogner Hotel Europark Tirana Chateau Linza Hotel Hotel Butrinti Andorra’s Leading Hotel Crowne Plaza Hotel Andorra Hotel Plaza Mercure Hotel Casa Canut Hotel Princesa Parc Hotel Hotel Ski Plaza Austria’s Leading Hotel Hotel Sacher Salzburg Hotel Sacher Wien Grand Hotel Wien Hotel Goldener Hirsch Le Meridien Vienna Palais Coburg Hotel Imperial Vienna Hotel Bristol Vienna Austria’s Leading Resort Hotel Salzburgerhof Dorint Sofitel Vital Royal Spa Seefeld Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol Hotel Schloss Seefels Hotel Schloss Fuschl Hotel Weisses Rössl Austria’s Leading Spa Resort Hotel Salzburgerhof Rogner-Bad Blumau Herzog Tassilo Kurhotel Elisabeth Hotel Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol Hotel Weisses Rössl Austria’s Leading Ski Resort Hotel Salzburgerhof Hotel Weisses Rössl Elisabeth Hotel Thurnhers Alpenhof Arlberg Hospiz Gasthof Post, Lech am Arlberg Kristiania Lech Hotel Schloss Lebenberg, Kitzbuhel Austria’s Leading Castle Hotel Hotel Schloss Pichlarn Hotel Schloss Monchstein Hotel Schloss Fuschl Schloss Haunsperg Hotel Schloss Durnstein Hotel Schloss St. Georgen Belarus’ Leading Hotel Hotel Oktyabrsky Hotel Luchesa Hotel Orbita Hotel Minsk Hotel Belarus Belgium’s Leading Hotel Conrad Brussels Hotel Tuilerieen Montgomery Hotel Royal Windsor Hotel Rocco Forte Hotel Amigo Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Leading Hotel Hotel Alem Hotel Casa Grande Holiday Inn Sarajevo Hotel Belvedere Bulgaria’s Leading Hotel Castle Hrankov Hilton Sofia Radisson SAS Grand Hotel Sofia Sheraton Sofia Hotel Balkan Grand Hotel Musala Palace Kempinski Hotel Zografski Bulgaria's Leading Resort Hotel Riu Helena Sands Riviera Beach Hotel Marina Royal Palace, Duni Royal Resort Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Grand Hotel Varna Imperial Hotel Riviera Holiday Club

Bulgaria’s Leading Spa Resort Grand Hotel Musala Palace Grand Hotel Varna Imperial Hotel Riviera Holiday Club Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Croatia’s Leading Hotel Hotel Croatia Hotel Milenij Opatija The Westin Zagreb The Regent Esplanade, Zagreb Sheraton Zagreb Hotel The Pucic Palace Dubrovnik Palace Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa Croatia’s Leading Spa Resort Hotel Milenij Opatija Hotel Ivan Hotel Miranmar Dubrovnik Palace Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa Cyprus’ Leading Hotel Hawaii Grand Hotel & Resort Amathus Beach Hotel Paphos Amathus Beach Hotel Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort Cyprus’ Leading Resort Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort Anassa The Annabelle Elysium Beach Resort InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel Almyra Cyprus’ Leading Spa Resort Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort Paphos Amathus Beach Hotel Anassa Elysium Beach Resort Czech Republic’s Leading Hotel The Iron Gate Hotel InterContinental Prague Hotel Savoy Hotel Pariz Prague Hotel Aria Prague Hotel Hoffmeister Four Seasons Prague Radisson SAS Alcron Hotel Czech Republic’s Leading Business Hotel Four Seasons Prague Hotel InterContinental Prague Hotel Savoy Carlo IV Hotel President Hotel Czech Republic’s Leading Spa Resort Bristol Palace Hotel Esplanade Spa & Golf Resort Falkensteiner Grand Spa Hotel Marienbad Maximilian Hotel Spa Hotel Imperial Czech Republic's Leading Golf Resort Hotel Esplanade Spa & Golf Resort Park Hotel Golf Darovansky dvúr Resort Denmark’s Leading Hotel Hotel d'Angleterre Falsled Kro Hotel Skt. Petri Palace Hotel - A Meridien Hotel Radisson SAS Royal Hotel Hilton Copenhagen Airport Hotel England’s Leading Hotel The Dorchester The Savoy The Lanesborough The Ritz London Amberly Castle Four Seasons Hampshire Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Baglioni Hotel

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England’s Leading Business Hotel The Lowry Hotel, Manchester Copthorne Hotel Newcastle Macdonald Burlington Hotel, Birmingham Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hilton London Park Lane Jumeirah Carlton Tower Sheraton Park Tower Four Seasons Hotel Canary Wharf Langham Hotel London

France’s Leading Resort Hotel du Palais Biarritz Evian Royal Resort Le Grand Coeur Les Sources de Caudalie

England’s Leading Resort Champneys Resort Tring Chewton Glen Danesfield House Hotel and Spa Stoke Park Club Four Seasons Hampshire Hoar Cross Hall

France’s Leading Spa Resort Hotel Miramar-Crouesty Les Fermes de Marie Evian Royal Resort Les Sources de Caudalie Trianon Palace & Spa

England’s Leading Golf Resort St Mellion International Hotel Golf & Country Club The De Vere Belfry Bovey Castle The Grove The Manor House Hotel Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club England’s Leading Spa Resort The Grove Stoke Park Club Seaham Hall Hotel and Serenity Spa Hotel Le Spa Rowhill Grange Hotel & Spa Whatley Manor Cowley Manor Chewton Glen Penny Hill Park Hotel Champneys Resort Tring England’s Leading Castle Hotel Amberley Castle Langley Castle Hotel Lumley Castle Thornbury Castle Augill Castle Bovey Castle Estonia’s Leading Hotel Schlössle Hotel Radisson SAS Hotel Tallin The Three Sisters Hotel Georg Ots Spa Hotel Hotel St. Petersbourg Estonia’s Leading Business Hotel Revel Hotel Olümpia Domina Inn City Tallinn Radisson SAS Hotel Tallin Hotel St. Petersbourg Finland’s Leading Hotel Hotel Kämp Scandic Simonkentta Helsinki Hilton Helsinki Strand Finland’s Leading Spa Resort Naantali Spa Hotel Hotel Haikko Manor Holiday Club Turku France’s Leading Hotel Château Les Crayères Majestic Barriere Cannes Hotel Le Bristol Paris Hotel de Crillon Paris Hotel Ritz Paris Four Seasons Hotel George V Hotel Meurice Hotel Plaza Athenee Paris InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel Martinez Hotel France’s Leading Business Hotel InterContinental Carlton Cannes Hotel Ritz Paris Four Seasons Hotel George V Hilton Arc de Triomphe Paris Le Meridien Etoile Paris InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel Martinez Hotel

France’s Leading Golf Resort Evian Royal Resort Les Bordes Domaine du Roncemay Domaine de Belesbat Four Seasons Resort Provence

France’s Leading Ski Resort Byblos des Neiges Courchevel Hotel de Charme Les Airelles Le Grand Coeur Hotel Le Hameau Albert 1er, Chamonix Le Melezin Hotel Christiania Val D'Isere France’s Leading Castle Hotel Chateau de la Guillonniere Chateau des Briottieres Chateau de la Bourdaisiere Chateau de Massillan Chateau de Mirambeau Chateau de Cassis Chateau Hotel de la Messardiere Georgia's Leading Hotel Sheraton Metechi Palace Tbilisi Marriott Hotel Sport Hotel Gudauri Courtyard by Marriott Tbilisi Germany’s Leading Hotel Raffles Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten The Schlosshotel Berlin Hotel Adlon Kempinski Hotel Concorde Berlin Park Hotel Bremen Grandhotel Schloss Bensberg Bayerischer Hof Hotel InterContinental Frankfurt Hilton Berlin ArabellaSheraton Grand Hotel, Frankfurt Mandarin Oriental Munich InterContinental Berlin Germany’s Leading Business Hotel Hotel Adlon Kempinski Hotel Concorde Berlin InterContinental Berlin Radisson SAS Hotel Berlin The Ritz-Carlton Berlin Dom Hotel Sheraton Frankfurt Hotel & Towers Radisson SAS Hotel Hanover Germany’s Leading Resort Hartl Life Resort Park Hotel Bremen Schlosshotel Kronberg Brenner's Park Hotel & Spa Kempinski Grand Hotel Heiligendamm Gibraltar’s Leading Hotel The Rock Hotel Caleta Hotel The Eliott Hotel Greece’s Leading Hotel Hotel Grande Bretagne King George II Hotel Athenaeum InterContinental Athens Elounda Bay Palace Danai Beach Resort & Villas Divani Apollon Palace & Spa Athens Acropol


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Greece’s Leading Boutique Hotel Fresh Hotel Lato Boutique Hotel Grecotel Mandola Rosa Suites & Villas Life Gallery Hotel Belvedere Mykonos Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites Hotel Katikies Greece’s Leading Resort Elounda Beach Hotel Divani Apollon Palace & Spa Blue Palace Resort & Spa St. Nicolas Bay Hotel Sani Resort Santa Marina Resort & Villas Grecotel Creta Palace Porto Elounda Deluxe Resort Astir Palace Vouliagmeni Greece’s Leading Spa Resort Aldemar Olympian Village Blue Palace Resort & Spa Elounda Beach Hotel Myconian Imperial Hotel & Thalasso Spa Aldemar Royal Mare Village & Thalasso Divani Apollon Palace & Spa Elounda Peninsula Greece’s Leading Villa Porto Zante Villas Kilada Hills Perivolas Eagles Nest Villa Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites Hungary’s Leading Hotel Hilton Budapest West End Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal InterContinental Budapest Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Le Meridien Budapest Hungary's Leading Resort Danubius Thermal Hotel Aqua Heviz Hotel Europe Fit Princess Palace Radisson SAS Birdland Golf & Country Club Pólus Palace Thermal Golf Club Hotel Iceland’s Leading Hotel Hotel Holt Grand Hotel Reykjavik Odinsve Hotel Hotel Borg Nordica Hotel Radisson SAS Saga Hotel Ireland’s Leading Hotel The Clarence The Westbury Hotel The Merrion Hotel The Berkeley Court Hotel Dromoland Castle Four Seasons Dublin Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort Ireland’s Leading Golf Resort Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Club The K Club Dromoland Castle Mount Juliet Conrad Ireland’s Leading Spa Resort Delphi Mountain Resort & Spa Park Hotel Kenmare Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa Sheen Falls Lodge Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort Ireland’s Leading Castle Hotel Ashford Castle Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Club Dromoland Castle Markree Castle Glin Castle

Italy’s Leading Hotel St. Regis Grand Hotel Hotel de Russie Hotel Cipriani Grand Hotel Miramare Four Seasons Hotel Milano San Domenico Palace Hotel Palazzo Sasso Ravello Hotel Principe di Savoia Milan Le Sirenuse Carlton Hotel Baglioni Grand Hotel Timeo Hotel Gritti Palace Luna Hotel Baglioni

Lithuania’s Leading Hotel Crowne Plaza Hotel Vilnius Stikliai Hotel Palanga Hotel Le Meridien Villion Resort & Convention Centre Radisson SAS Astorija

Italy’s Leading Boutique Hotel The Grey Hotel Milan Furore Inn Resort Hotel Villa San Michele Relais la Suvera Bulgari Milano Miramare e Castello

Macedonia's Leading Hotel Hotel Bistra Mavrovo Hotel Metropol Hotel Arka Hotel Aleksandar Palace

Italy’s Leading Business Hotel Hotel de Russie St. Regis Grand Hotel The Westin Excelsior Rome Park Hyatt Milan Melia Milano Hotel Grand Hotel Baglioni Four Seasons Hotel Milano Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center Italy’s Leading Resort Hotel Cala di Volpe Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort Santa Caterina Hotel Kempinski Hotel Giardino di Costanza Sicily Capri Palace Hotel & Spa Palazzo Sasso Ravello Hotel Caruso Forte Village Resort Italy’s Leading Golf Resort Park Hotel Siena Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort Masseria San Domenico Grand Hotel Palazzo Della Fonte Italy’s Leading Spa Resort Capri Palace Hotel & Spa Forte Village Resort Le Sirenuse Adler Thermae Spa & Wellness Resort Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort Grotta Giusti Spa Resort Rome Cavalieri Hilton Italy’s Leading Ski Resort Hotel Croce Bianca & Spa Vivenes Le Grand Hotel Cour Maison Hotel Baita dei Pini Bormio Park Hotel Faloria Cristallo Reconditioning and Beauty Hotel & Spa Hotel Hermitage Cervinia Italy’s Leading Villa Borgo Bernardini Villa del Parco & Spa Villa Feltrinelli Pergola Villas Villa Montartino Latvia’s Leading Hotel Radisson SAS Daugava Hotel Grand Palace Hotel Baltic Beach Hotel Reval Hotel Ridzene Hotel de Rome Latvia’s Leading Business Hotel Hotel Bergs Hotel de Rome Revel Hotel Ridzene Radisson SAS Daugava Hotel OK Park Hotel Liechtenstein’s Leading Hotel Parkhotel Sonnenhof Hotel Gorfion-Malbun Hotel Real Residence Comfort & Business Hotel

Luxembourg’s Leading Hotel Grand Hotel Cravat Hotel Le Royal Luxembourg Sofitel Luxembourg Hilton Luxembourg Hotel La Gaichel

Malta’s Leading Hotel The Westin Dragonara Resort The Xara Palace Hilton Malta Le Meridien Phoenicia Corinthia Palace Hotel Malta’s Leading Resort The Westin Dragonara Resort Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz Radisson SAS Golden Sands Resort & Spa Hotel Fortina Spa Resort Malta’s Leading Spa Resort Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz The Barceló Riviera Resort & Spa Hotel Fortina Spa Resort Moldova's Leading Hotel Hotel Dedeman Grand Chisinau Hotel Laguna Codru Hotel Complex Vispas Hotel Chisinau Jolly Alon Hotel Monaco’s Leading Hotel Hotel de Paris Hotel Hermitage Hotel Metropole Le Meridien Beach Plaza Fairmont Monte Carlo Monaco’s Leading Spa Resort Hotel Metropole Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel de Paris Hotel Hermitage Netherlands’ Leading Hotel InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam Hotel De L' Europe Hotel Okura Amsterdam Palace Hotel Noordwijk aan Zee Hotel Pulitzer Grand Hotel Huis Ter Duin Netherlands’ Leading Business Hotel Hilton Rotterdam Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schipol The Grand Amsterdam Hotel De L' Europe Grand Hotel Huis Ter Duin Hotel Okura Amsterdam InterContinental Amstel Amsterdam The Westin Rotterdam Netherlands’ Leading Spa Resort Golden Tulip Resort Fontana Nieuweschans Steigenberger Kurhaus Hotel Grand Hotel Huis Ter Duin Chateau St. Gerlach Thermae 2000 en Thermaetel Northern Ireland’s Leading Hotel Slieve Donard Hotel Culloden Hotel The Europa Radisson SAS Roe Park Resort Malmaison Belfast Hilton Belfast

Norway’s Leading Hotel Hotel Continental Bristol Hotel Gran Hotel Thorn Hotel Bergen Airport EngØ Gárd

San Marino’s Leading Hotel Hotel Titano iXo Hotel Locanda dell'Artista Grand Hotel San Marino Grand Hotel Primavera

Norway’s Leading Ski Resort Vestila Resort Radisson SAS Resort Beitostolen Dr. Homs Hotel Fleischer's Hotel

Scotland’s Leading Hotel The Balmoral The Gleneagles Hotel The Scotsman Hotel The Arthouse Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

Poland’s Leading Hotel Grand Hotel Le Royal Meridien Bristol, Warsaw Hotel Westin Warsaw Hotel Le Regina Warsaw Sheraton Warsaw Hotel & Towers Portugal’s Leading Hotel Lapa Palace Hotel Quinta do Lago Sheraton Algarve Hotel Pine Cliffs Resort Reid's Palace Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon Portugal’s Leading Boutique Hotel Vila Joya Hotel Albatroz Al Janelas Verdes Hotel Britannia Lisbon Choupana Hills Resort & Spa Hotel Quinta da Bela Vista Portugal’s Leading Resort Hotel Quinta do Lago Palace Hotel do Bussaco Sheraton Algarve Hotel Pine Cliffs Resort Vila Vita Parc Madeira Palacio Resort Hotel Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort Hotel Quinta do Lago Vale do Lobo Penha Longa Hotel & Golf Resort Vila Vita Parc Le Meridien Penina Golf & Resort Casa Velha do Palheiro Madeira Palacio Resort Hotel Portugal’s Leading Spa Resort Madeira Palacio Resort Hotel Choupana Hills Resort & Spa Hotel Quinta do Lago Convento do Espinheiro Vila Vita Parc Hotel Do Caramulo Romania’s Leading Hotel InterContinental Bucharest Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel Crowne Plaza Hotel Bucharest Howard Johnson Grand Plaza Russia’s Leading Hotel Hotel Astoria Grand Hotel Europe Hotel Metropol Moscow Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow Grand Hotel Emerald Eliseev Palace Hotel Le Royal Meridien National Corinthia Nevskij Palace Hotel Russia’s Leading Business Hotel Corinthia Nevskij Palace Hotel Grand Hotel Europe Sheraton Palace Hotel Moscow Swissotel Krasnye Holmy Moscow Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Moscow Hotel Astoria Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow Radisson SAS Royal Hotel St. Petersburg

Scotland’s Leading Resort The Gleneagles Hotel The Cally Palace Hotel Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews The Westin Turnberry Resort St. Andrews Bay Golf Resort & Spa Scotland’s Leading Golf Resort The Westin Turnberry Resort The Gleneagles Hotel Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews St. Andrews Bay Golf Resort & Spa Scotland’s Leading Spa Resort The Westin Turnberry Resort Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews The Gleneagles Hotel St. Andrews Bay Golf Resort & Spa Mar Hall Hotel Scotland’s Leading Castle Hotel Inverlochy Castle Stonefield Castle Glenapp Castle Dalhousie Castle Borthwick Castle Stobo Castle Scotland’s Leading Villa Blairquhan Myres Castle Innes House Kinloch House Gilmerton House Winton House Serbia and Montenegro's Leading Hotel Aleksandar Palas Hotel Belgrade Hotel Zlatnik Villa Montenegro Hyatt Regency Belgrade Slovakia’s Leading Hotel Radisson SAS Carlton Hotel Bratislava Hotel Marrol's Hotel Devin Hotel Hubert Hotel Grand Jasna Slovenia’s Leading Hotel Grand Hotel Toplice Hotel Lev Hotel Habakuk, Maribor Otocec Castle Hotel Grand Hotel Bernardin Grand Hotel Metropol Kendov Manor Hotel Slovenia’s Leading Spa Resort Grand Hotel Toplice The Golf Hotel Hotel Ajda Terme Smarjeske Toplice Terme Dolenjske Toplice

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Spain’s Leading Hotel Hotel Arts Barcelona Hotel Puente Romano Marbella Hotel Alfonso XIII, A Westin Hotel Hotel Palace Barcelona Hotel Occidental Miguel Angel Hotel Hesperia Madrid Gran Hotel Lopesan Villa del Conde Meloneras Hotel Majestic Barcelona Le Meridien Barcelona Spain’s Leading Business Hotel Hotel Arts Barcelona Hotel Ritz Madrid Hotel Alfonso XIII, A Westin Hotel Hotel Majestic Barcelona Hilton Barcelona Hotel Hesperia Madrid Hotel Rey Juan Carlos 1 Spain’s Leading Boutique Hotel Casa de Carmona Hacienda Benazuza Hotel Cram Miro Hotel Bilbao Hotel Prestige Paseo de Gracia Hotel Omm Urban Hotel Hotel L'Hermitage Spain’s Leading Resort Mallorca Marriott Son Antem Golf Resort & Spa Denia Marriott La Sella Golf Resort & Spa Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona Marbella Club Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa Hotel Riu Grand Palace Maspalomas Oasis La Residencia Abama Hotel Resort Las Dunas Beach Hotel & Spa Spain’s Leading Golf Resort Mardavall Hotel & Spa Mallorca Marriott Son Antem Golf Resort & Spa Hyatt Regency La Manga The Almenara Golf Hotel & Spa Abama Hotel Resort ArabellaSheraton Golf Hotel Son Vida Hotel Byblos Andaluz Montecastillo Resort Hotel Puente Romano Marbella Hotel Las Madrigueras Spain’s Leading Spa Resort Incosol Hotel & Medical Spa Mare Nostrum Resort Mallorca Marriott Son Antem Golf Resort & Spa Hotel Termes Montbrió Resort, Spa & Park Denia Marriott La Sella Golf Resort & Spa La Residencia Las Dunas Beach Hotel & Spa Mardavall Hotel & Spa Sweden’s Leading Hotel Grand Hotel Stockholm Thoresta Herrgard Victory Hotel Krägga Herrgárdar Elite Plaza Hotel Hotell Kung Carl Sweden’s Leading Spa Resort Hotel Tylösand Varbergs Kurort Hotell & Spa 1909 Sigtuna Stads Hotell Ronneby Brunn Hotell Spa & Resort

Switzerland’s Leading Hotel Beau-Rivage Palace Victoria Junghau Hotel & Spa Le Richemond Raffles Le Montreux Palace Hotel Bellevue Palace Hotel President Wilson Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz InterContinental Geneve Hotel Splendide Royal Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Mandarin Oriental Hotel du Rhone Geneva Switzerland’s Leading Business Hotel Raffles Le Montreux Palace Mandarin Oriental Hotel du Rhone Geneva Radisson SAS Hotel Basel Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Beau-Rivage Palace Baur au Lac Le Palace Hilton Geneva InterContinental Zurich Switzerland’s Leading Spa Resort Badrutt's Palace Hotel Lausanne Palace & Spa Grand Hotel Park Gstaad Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz Grand Hotels Bad Ragaz Victoria Junghau Hotel & Spa Le Mirador Kempinski Lake Geneva Switzerland’s Leading Ski Resort Badrutt’s Palace Hotel Tschuggen Grand Hotel Arosa Raffles Le Montreux Palace Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz Palace Hotel Gstaad Mont Cervin Palace ArabellaSheraton Hotel Waldhuus Grand Hotel Zermatterhof Grand Regina Alpin Wellfit Hotel Turkey’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Hotel & Convention Centre Ankara Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Ada Hotel InterContinental Ceylan Istanbul Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul Conrad Istanbul Hyatt Regency Istanbul Hilton Istanbul Swissotel The Bosphorus Turkey’s Leading Business Hotel Movenpick Hotel Istanbul Sheraton Hotel & Convention Centre Ankara Ankara HiltonSA Conrad Istanbul Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul Hyatt Regency Istanbul The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel Turkey’s Leading Resort Klassis Resort Hotel Sheraton Voyager Antalya Hotel, Resort & Spa Hillside Beach Club Renaissance Antalya Beach Resort & Spa Kemer Resort Hotel Medesa Hotel Turkey’s Leading Spa Resort Sheraton Voyager Antalya Hotel, Resort & Spa Hillside Beach Club Hillside Su Hotel The Marmara Bodrum Renaissance Antalya Beach Resort & Spa Sheraton Cesme Hotel, Resort & Spa

Ukraine’s Leading Hotel Grand Hotel Ukraine Premier Palace Hotel Donbass Palace Hotel Hotel Oreanda Rixos Prikarpatye Radisson SAS Hotel Kiev Ukraine’s Leading Business Hotel Donbass Palace Hotel Premier Palace Hotel Radisson SAS Hotel Kiev Wales’ Leading Hotel The Angel Hotel The St David's Hotel & Spa Bodysgallen Hall Hilton Cardiff The Celtic Manor Resort Morgans Hotel Osbourne House Wales’ Leading Golf Resort Marriott St. Pierre Hotel & Country Club The Vale Hotel The Celtic Manor Resort The Gower Golf Club De Vere St. David's Park Wales’ Leading Spa Resort The Celtic Manor Resort The St David's Hotel & Spa Bodysgallen Hall The Vale Hotel

INDIAN OCEAN Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline Air Seychelles Air Madagascar Air Mauritius British Airways Lufthansa South African Airways Air France Indian Ocean’s Leading First Class Airline Air Mauritius British Airways Lufthansa South African Airways Air France Indian Ocean’s Leading Business Class Airline British Airways Air France Lufthansa South African Airways Air Seychelles Air Madagascar Indian Ocean’s Leading Airport Roland Garros International Airport, Reunion Island Seychelles International Airport Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Mauritius Male International Airport, Maldives Indian Ocean’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Argus Car Rentals Indian Ocean’s Leading Casino Resort Berjaya Beau Vallon Bay Beach Resort & Casino, Seychelles Berjaya Le Morne Beach Resort Hotel & Casino, Mauritius The Plantation Club Resort & Casino, Seychelles Indian Ocean’s Leading Conference Hotel Hilton Madagascar The Plantation Club Resort & Casino, Seychelles One&Only Le Tousserok, Mauritius

Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination Mauritius Seychelles Madagascar Maldives Indian Ocean’s Leading Family Resort Voile d'Or Resort & Spa, Mauritius One&Only Le Tousserok, Mauritius Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa, Maldives Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa Le Coco Beach , Mauritius La Pirogue, Mauritius Sainte Anne Resort & Spa, Seychelles Indian Ocean’s Leading Golf Resort Lemuria Resort of Praslin, Seychelles Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa, Mauritius One&Only Le Tousserok, Mauritius Belle Mare Plage Resort, Mauritius Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Hotel LíArchipel, Seychelles One&Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritius Banyan Tree Seychelles One&Only Le Tousserok, Mauritius Ch‚teau de Feuilles, Seychelles The Oberoi Mauritius Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa One&Only Kanuhura, Maldives Le Meridien Fishermanís Cove, Seychelles One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Brand Hotels Constance Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts Beachcomber Hotels Kerzner International One&Only Resorts Indian Ocean’s Leading Resort Banyan Tree Seychelles The Oberoi Mauritius One&Only Le Tousserok, Mauritius Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa, Maldives Taj Coral Reef Resort, Maldives The Residence, Mauritius Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove, Seychelles Coco Palm Resort & Spa, Maldives Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa La Pirogue, Mauritius Indian Ocean’s Leading Spa Resort One&Only Le Saint Geran, Mauritius Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Wolmar, Mauritius Banyan Tree Seychelles The Oberoi Mauritius Sainte Anne Resort & Spa, Seychelles Coco Palm Resort & Spa, Maldives Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives Cocoa Island, Maldives Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa, Maldives Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa Indian Ocean’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Maldives Tourism Promotion Board Seychelles Tourism Board Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority Madagascar’s Leading Hotel Hilton Madagascar Andilana Beach Hotel Colbert Hotel Anjajavy I'Hotel Maldives’ Leading Hotel One&Only Kanuhura Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Banyan Tree Maldives Coco Palm Resort & Spa Taj Coral Reef Resort Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah

Maldives’ Leading Resort Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa Taj Coral Reef Resort Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Lohifushi Island Resort Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives Coco Palm Resort & Spa Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah Huvafen Fushi Maldives Maldives’ Leading Spa Resort Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa Banyan Tree Maldives Coco Palm Resort & Spa Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives Cocoa Island Huvafen Fushi Maldives Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa Mauritius’ Leading Hotel Royal Palm Hotel The Oberoi Mauritius Le Prince Maurice One&Only Le Tousserok Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa One&Only Le Saint Geran Mauritius’ Leading Resort The Oberoi Mauritius Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Wolmar One&Only Le Tousserok Belle Mare Plage Resort Le Paradise Cove & Spa La Pirogue The Residence Sugar Beach Resort Voile d'Or Resort & Spa Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa Mauritius’ Leading Golf Resort One&Only Le Saint Geran Belle Mare Plage Resort Paradis Hotel & Golf Club Dinarobin Hotel Golf & Spa One&Only Le Tousserok Mauritius’ Leading Spa Resort Hilton Mauritius Resort & Spa The Residence Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Wolmar One&Only Le Saint Geran The Oberoi Mauritius Le Prince Maurice Reunion Island’s Leading Hotel Hotel Le Saint-Alexis Les Villas Du Lagon Hotel Le Saint Denis Mercure Creolia Saint-Denis Grand Hotel des Mascareignes Seychelles’ Leading Hotel Banyan Tree Seychelles The Plantation Club Resort & Casino Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove Chateau de Feuilles Lemuria Resort of Praslin Hotel Acajou Hotel L,Archipel Seychelles’ Leading Resort Lemuria Resort of Praslin Banyan Tree Seychelles Fregate Island Private Cerf Island Marine Park Resort Taj Denis Island Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove Sainte Anne Resort & Spa Seychelles’ Leading Spa Resort Banyan Tree Seychelles Fregate Island Private Le Meridien Fisherman's Cove North Island Sainte Anne Resort & Spa Lemuria Resort of Praslin

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MIDDLE EAST Middle East's Leading Airline Emirates Gulf Air Kuwait Airways Saudi Arabian Airlines MEA - Middle East Airlines Qatar Airways Royal Jordanian Airlines Etihad Airways Middle East's Leading First Class Airline Qatar Airways Emirates Gulf Air Middle East's Leading Business Class Airline Emirates Gulf Air Etihad Airways Swiss International Air Lines Qatar Airways Middle East's Leading Airport Abu Dhabi Airport, United Arab Emirates Bahrain Airport Dubai International Airport Riyadh King Khaled International Airport, Saudi Arabia Kuwait International Airport Middle East’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Budget Holiday Autos Europcar Middle East’s Leading Conference Centre Abu Dhabi Conference and Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates Dubai World Trade Centre Gulf International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Bahrain Sheraton Doha Convention Centre, Qatar Middle East’s Leading Conference Hotel Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai Sheraton Bahrain Hotel & Towers InterContinental Abu Dhabi The Fairmont Dubai InterContinental Jordan Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort, Qatar The Gulf Hotel Bahrain The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi Grand Hyatt Dubai Le Meridien Amman, Jordan Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Middle East's Leading Destination Bahrain Dubai Eilat Oman Abu Dhabi Qatar Middle East’s Leading Golf Resort Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai Park Hyatt Dubai Arabian Ranches Golf Club, Dubai The Montgomerie Dubai Club House Hatta Fort Hotel, Dubai

Middle East's Leading Hotel Al Faisaliah Hotel, Saudi Arabia One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar InterContinental Abu Dhabi Four Seasons Hotel Amman, Jordan InterContinental Al Bustan Palace Muscat, Oman Burj Al Arab, Dubai The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa The Chedi Muscat, Oman The Fairmont Dubai Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar Madina Oberoi, Saudi Arabia Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi Middle East's Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt Amman, Jordan JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait City Le Meridien Amman, Jordan Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai The Fairmont Dubai Burj Al Arab, Dubai The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar InterContinental Abu Dhabi Amman Marriott Hotel, Jordan Sheraton Herods Palace Hotel, Israel Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi InterContinental Jordan Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Middle East's Leading Hotel Brand Jumeirah Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Hilton Hotels Rotana Hotels Middle East's Leading Presidential Suite One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Burj Al Arab, Dubai InterContinental Abu Dhabi The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa Four Seasons Hotel Doha, Qatar InterContinental Al Bustan Palace Muscat, Oman Middle East's Leading Resort The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai The Chedi Muscat, Oman Sheraton Coral Beach Hotel & Resort, Lebanon Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman Four Seasons Hotel Amman, Jordan The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa Sheraton Abu Dhabi Resort & Towers, Abu Dhabi The Ritz-Carlton Doha, Qatar Ajman Kempinski Hotel & Resort, Ajman Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort, Qatar Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Middle East's Leading Beach Resort Radisson SAS Resort Hotel Sharjah InterContinental Al Bustan Palace Muscat, Oman The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai Sheraton Coral Beach Hotel & Resort, Lebanon Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort, Oman Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, Fujairah Sunset Beach Resort, Saudi Arabia Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers, Abu Dhabi


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Middle East’s Leading Spa Resort The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai The Ritz-Carlton Dubai Taj Palace Hotel Dubai InterContinental Mountain Resort & Spa Mzaar, Lebanon The Chedi Muscat, Oman Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa The Fairmont Dubai One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Le Meridien Dead Sea, Israel InterContinental Jordan Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Middle East's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Bahrain Tourism Board Government of Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing Israel Ministry of Tourism Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority Jordan Tourism Board Saudi Arabia Tourist Office Qatar Tourism Authority Abu Dhabi’s Leading Hotel Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi InterContinental Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Sheraton Suites Abu Dhabi Hilton Baynunah Golden Tulip Dalma Suites Millennium Hotel Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi’s Leading Resort Sheraton Abu Dhabi Resort & Towers Beach Rotana Hotel & Towers Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotel & Resort Al Diar Gulf Hotel & Resort Le Meridien Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace Bahrain’s Leading Hotel The Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel The Regency InterContinental Bahrain Sheraton Bahrain Hotel & Towers The Gulf Hotel Bahrain The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa Bahrain’s Leading Spa Resort The Regency InterContinental Bahrain Hawar Resort Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain Hotel & Spa Dubai’s Leading Hotel Hatta Fort Hotel One&Only Royal Mirage Burj Al Arab Grosvenor House Dubai Taj Palace Hotel Dubai Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa The Ritz-Carlton Dubai The Jumeirah Beach Hotel Jumeirah Emirates Towers The Fairmont Dubai Hilton Dubai Creek Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa Dubai’s Leading Business Hotel Jumeirah Emirates Towers Grand Hyatt Dubai The Fairmont Dubai The Jumeirah Beach Hotel Madinat Jumeirah Burj Al Arab Dubai’s Leading Resort Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa The Jumeirah Beach Hotel Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa One&Only Royal Mirage The Ritz-Carlton Dubai Hatta Fort Hotel Jumeirah Beach Club Resort & Spa Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa Madinat Jumeirah

Dubai’s Leading Golf Resort Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa Arabian Ranches Golf Club The Montgomerie Dubai Club House Hatta Fort Hotel Park Hyatt Dubai Dubai’s Leading Spa Resort Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa The Fairmont Dubai Jumeirah Beach Club Resort & Spa The Jumeirah Beach Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Dubai Shangri-La Hotel Dubai Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa One&Only Royal Mirage Madinat Jumeirah Fujairah's Leading Hotel Al Diar Siji Hotel Hilton Fujairah Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Israel’s Leading Hotel The American Colony Hotel King David Jerusalem Hotel InterContinental David Tel-Aviv Mizpe Hayamim Resort Inbal Jerusalem Hotel Sheraton Herods Palace Hotel Dan Tel Aviv Hotel Israel's Leading Resort Le Meridien Haifa Mizpe Hayamim Resort Renaissance Tel Aviv Mount Zion Hotel Le Meridien Dead Sea Sheraton Moriah Dead Sea Israel’s Leading Spa Resort Carmel Forest Spa Resort Le Meridien Dead Sea Herods Vitalis Spa Golden Tulip Privilege Dead Sea Mizpe Hayamim Resort Jordan’s Leading Hotel Grand Hyatt Amman Le Meridien Amman Le Royal Hotel Amman InterContinental Jordan Four Seasons Hotel Amman Kempinski Hotel Amman Radisson SAS Amman Amman Marriott Hotel Jordan's Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt Amman Le Meridien Amman The Regency Hotel InterContinental Jordan Amman Marriott Hotel Kempinski Hotel Amman Jordan’s Leading Resort Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel & Towers The Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea Four Seasons Hotel Amman InterContinental Jordan Jordan’s Leading Spa Resort Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa Four Seasons Hotel Amman The Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea InterContinental Jordan Kuwait’s Leading Hotel JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait City Le Meridien Kuwait Radisson SAS Hotel Kuwait City Sheraton Kuwait Hotel & Towers Le Meridien Tower Kuwait Hilton Kuwait Resort

Lebanon’s Leading Hotel Hotel Albergo Metropolitan Palace Hotel Beirut Hotel Al Bustan Gefinor Rotana Hotel Sheraton Coral Beach Hotel & Resort InterContinental Le Vendôme Beirut Le Meridien Commodore Le Royal Beirut Beirut Marriott Hotel Le Bristol Hotel Beirut InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut Lebanon’s Leading Resort InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut Sheraton Coral Beach Hotel & Resort InterContinental Mountain Resort & Spa Mzaar Movenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut Le Royal Beirut The Grand Hills Hotel & Spa Lebanon’s Leading Spa Resort InterContinental Mountain Resort & Spa Mzaar Movenpick Hotel & Resort Beirut Le Royal Beirut The Grand Hills Hotel & Spa Oman’s Leading Hotel InterContinental Al Bustan Palace Muscat The Chedi Muscat InterContinental Muscat Sheraton Oman Hotel Hilton Salalah Grand Hyatt Muscat Qatar’s Leading Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Doha Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort Movenpick Hotel Doha InterContinental Doha Doha Marriott Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Doha Qatar’s Leading Resort Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort Sealine Beach Resort Doha Marriott Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Doha The Ritz-Carlton Doha InterContinental Doha Saudi Arabia’s Leading Hotel Al Faisaliah Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre Madina Oberoi Le Gulf Meridien Al Khobar InterContinental Jeddah Hotel Al Khozama Sunset Beach Resort Saudi Arabia’s Leading Resort InterContinental Riyadh Movenpick Resort Al Nawras Island Jeddah InterContinental Abha Riyadh Marriott Hotel Sunset Beach Resort Sharjah’s Leading Hotel Radisson SAS Resort Hotel Sharjah Sharjah Rotana Hotel Grand Hotel Sharjah Millennium Hotel Sharjah Sharjah’s Leading Resort Radisson SAS Resort Hotel Sharjah Coral Beach Resort Marbella Resort Sharjah Lou’ Lou’a Beach Resort

Yemen’s Leading Hotel Taj Sheba Hotel Sheraton Sanaía Hotel Sheraton Gold Mohur Hotel & Resort Sofitel Taiz

NORTH AMERICA North America's Leading Airline American Airlines Delta Airlines Air Canada United Airlines Continental Airlines America West Airlines North America's Leading First Class Airline American Airlines Air Canada United Airlines North America's Leading Business Class Airline Continental Airlines American Airlines United Airlines Delta Airlines North America's Leading Airport Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Georgia Chicago O'Hare Airport, Illinois Denver International Airport, Colorado New York JFK Airport Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Texas North America's Leading Budget / No Frills Airline JetBlue Airways Southwest Song Alaska Airlines Ted North America’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Budget Dollar Alamo North America’s Leading Casino Resort Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Nevada Caesars Atlantic City, New Jersey MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Nevada Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, New Jersey The Venetian, Nevada Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada The Mirage Las Vegas, Nevada North America’s Leading Charter Airline Sun Country USA 3000 Airlines Miami Air International Champion Air North America’s Leading Conference Centre McCormick Place, Chicago Las Vegas Convention Centre, Nevada Anaheim Convention Centre, California Georgia International Convention Centre Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York

North America’s Leading Conference Hotel MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Nevada InterContinental The Barclay New York Hilton New York The Westin Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Hyatt Regency MCormick Place, Illinois The New York Palace The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, Georgia The Fairmont Washington, D.C. Sheraton Fallsview Hotel & Conference Centre, Ontario, Canada The Regent Beverly Wilshire, California Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Florida North America's Leading Destination Las Vegas New York Orlando Montreal Vancouver Chicago Miami San Francisco North America’s Leading Golf Resort The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, Florida The Lodge at Pebble Beach, California The Phoenician Scottsdale, Arizona The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa, Arizona The Greenbrier, West Virginia Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina The American Club, Wisconsin The Breakers Palm Beach, Florida The Broadmoor Colorado Springs The Diplomat Country Club & Spa, Florida Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, Arizona The Fairmont Banff Springs, Alberta, Canada Kiawah Island Golf Resort, South Carolina The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, Hawaii Hyatt Grand Champions Resort & Spa, California Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Oregon Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa, Arizona North America's Leading Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Florida The Peninsula Beverly Hills, California The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Texas Delano Hotel Miami, Florida Hôtel Plaza Athénée, New York Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Massachusetts Le Royal Meridien King Edward, Ontario, Canada The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Illinois The Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows, California Trump International Hotel & Tower, New York Mandarin Oriental Miami, Florida Raffles L'Ermitage Beverly Hills, California The Wickaninnish Inn, British Columbia, Canada The St. Regis Hotel New York Windsor Court Hotel, Louisiana Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco, California The Peninsula Chicago, Illinois Conrad Miami, Florida The Pierre, New York

Syria’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Damascus Hotel & Towers Bosra Cham Palace Cham Palace Le Meridien Lattakia Four Seasons Hotel Damascus Safir Hotel Homs Safir Al-Sayedah Zeinab Hotel

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North America’s Leading Boutique Hotel Hôtel Plaza Athénée, New York Post Hotel & Spa, Alberta, Canada The National Hotel South Beach, Florida Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Hotel Gansevoort, New York Campton Place Hotel, California Hotel Derek Houston, Texas Hotel Vintage Park, Washington Hotel Dominion 1912, Qubec, Canada The Waldorf Towers, New York Le Soleil Hotel & Suites, British Columbia, Canada Sunset Marquis Hotel & Villas, California The Sixty Thompson, New York Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. Delano Hotel Miami, Florida North America’s Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt Atlanta, Georgia The St. Regis Houston, Texas St. Regis Hotel Washington, D.C. Grand Hyatt Seattle, Washington Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Quebec, Canada The Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C. The Peninsula Beverly Hills, California InterContinental The Barclay New York Hyatt Regency MCormick Place, Illinois Hilton New York Le Royal Meridien King Edward, Ontario, Canada St. Regis Hotel San Francisco, California The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Massachusetts Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Peninsula New York Four Seasons Hotel New York Hilton Chicago, Illinois The Ritz-Carlton New York Battery Park W New York Union Square InterContinental Buckhead, Georgia North America's Leading Hotel Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts Hilton Hotels Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts Hyatt Hotels & Resorts Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Marriott Hotels & Resorts North America's Leading Resort The Phoenician Scottsdale, Arizona Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach, Florida Sundance Resort, Utah Four Seasons Resort Whistler, British Columbia, Canada Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, Colorado Post Hotel & Spa, Alberta, Canada The Lodge at Pebble Beach, California Boca Raton Resort & Club, Florida Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Hawaii Lodge at Sea Island, Georgia The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia, Canada Westin La Cantera Resort, Texas Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Florida The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Colorado Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Florida The Inn at Spanish Bay, California Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Hawaii The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa, Arizona Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Florida

North America’s Leading Ski Resort The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Colorado Four Seasons Resort Whistler, British Columbia, Canada Sonnenalp Resort of Vail, Colorado Four Seasons Reosrt Jackson Hole, Wyoming St. Regis Resort Aspen, Colorado Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, Canada Pan Pacific Whister Mountainside, British Columbia, Canada The Lodge at Vail, Colorado The Summit Hotel at Big Sky, Montana The Little Nell, Colorado The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia, Canada The Fairmont Banff Springs, Alberta, Canada Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, Colarado Stein Eriksen Lodge, Utah North America’s Leading Spa Resort Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Hawaii Boca Raton Resort & Club, Florida The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia, Canada The Homestead, Virginia The Lodge at Koele, Hawaii The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa, Arizona Halekulani, Hawaii Four Seasons Resort Aviara, California The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Florida The Cloister, Georgia The Wickaninnish Inn, British Columbia, Canada Mauna Lani Resort, Hawaii The Biltmore Hotel, Florida Red Mountain Spa, Utah The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, California The Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa, Colorado North America's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority NYC & Company Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau Canadian Tourism Commission Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Orlando Convention & Visitors Bureau San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau USA: Arizona's Leading Hotel The Phoenician Scottsdale The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa Arizona Inn The Ritz-Carlton Phoenix Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Royal Palms Resort & Spa USA: Arizona's Leading Resort The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North Miraval Life in Balance Resort & Spa Royal Palms Resort & Spa The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Enchantment Resort Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain The Lodge at Ventana Canyon Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa The Phoenician Scottsdale

USA: Arizona's Leading Golf Resort The Phoenician Scottsdale Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa Camelback Inn Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa The Lodge at Ventana Canyon The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa The Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa Omni Tuscon National Golf Resort & Spa

USA: California's Leading Golf Resort Four Seasons Resort Aviara The Lodge at Pebble Beach Pala Mesa Resort The Lodge at Torrey Pines The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Ojai Valley Inn & Spa La Costa Resort & Spa Hyatt Grand Champions Resort & Spa Cordevalle Resort La Quinta Resort & Club The Lodge at Pebble Beach The Inn at Spanish Bay JW Marriott Desert Springs Palm Desert

USA: District of Columbia's Leading Hotel The Hay Adams The Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C. Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C. The Jefferson Washington D.C. St. Regis Hotel Washington, D.C. Sofitel Lafayette Square Washington DC The Madison Hotel InterContinental The Willard Washington D.C. Mandarin Oriental Washington D.C. The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown The Fairmont Washington, D.C.

USA: Arizona's Leading Spa Resort Miraval Life in Balance Resort & Spa The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa The Phoenician Scottsdale Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Royal Palms Resort & Spa Camelback Inn

USA: California's Leading Spa Resort Cal-a-Vie Montage Resort & Spa Shutters Hotel on the Beach Le Parker Meridien Palm Springs Double Eagle Resort & Spa The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa La Costa Resort & Spa Ventana Inn & Spa St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach Four Seasons Resort Aviara The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Auberge du Soleil

USA: District of Columbia's Leading Boutique Hotel Hotel Rouge Topaz Hotel Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. Hotel Madera The Hotel George Hotel Helix

USA: California's Leading Hotel The Peninsula Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverley Hills The Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa The Regent Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco Mandarin Oriental San Francisco The Clift Hotel Highlands Inn Park Hyatt Carmel Raffles L'Ermitage Beverly Hills The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco The Fairmont San Francisco La Valencia Hotel The Island Hotel Newport Beach St. Regis Hotel San Francisco The Beverly Hills Hotel & Bungalows USA: California's Leading Boutique Hotel Post Ranch Inn Avalon Hotel Campton Place Hotel Hotel Bel-Air Hotel Metropolis San Francisco Simpson House Inn Viceroy Sunset Marquis Hotel & Villas Bernardus Lodge USA: California's Leading Business Hotel InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco Park Hyatt Century City The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey The Regent Beverly Wilshire The Westgate Hotel San Diego W San Francisco Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego Highlands Inn Park Hyatt Carmel The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco The Fairmont San Francisco St. Regis Hotel San Francisco USA: California's Leading Resort Four Seasons Resort Aviara The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel Ventana Inn & Spa La Quinta Resort & Club The Inn at Spanish Bay Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore The Island Hotel Newport Beach The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Cordevalle Resort San Ysidro Ranch Le Parker Meridien Palm Springs Meadowood Napa Valley The Lodge at Pebble Beach Ojai Valley Inn & Spa St. Regis Resort Monarch Beach Montage Resort & Spa

USA: California's Leading Ski Resort Resort at Squaw Creek Marriott's Timber Lodge Village at Squaw Valley Embassy Suites Hotel Lake Tahoe Resort Marriott Grand Residence Club Tahoe Plumpjack Squaw Valley Inn Juniper Springs Resort USA: Colorado's Leading Hotel Hotel Jerome The Broadmoor Colorado Springs The Brown Palace Hotel St. Regis Resort Aspen The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch Beaver Creek Lodge The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera USA: Colorado's Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt Denver Hotel Teatro The Warwick Denver Hotel Hotel Monaco Denver The Inverness Hotel & Conference Centre USA: Colorado's Leading Resort Sonnenalp Resort of Vail The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch The Broadmoor Colorado Springs St. Regis Resort Aspen Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa Beaver Creek Lodge The Pines Lodge Elk Mountain Resort Keystone Lodge USA: Colorado's Leading Golf Resort Keystone Lodge The Broadmoor Colorado Springs The Inverness Hotel & Conference Centre Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa Sheraton Steamboat Resort & Conference Center USA: Colorado's Leading Spa Resort Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa The Broadmoor Colorado Springs The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch The Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa USA: Colorado's Leading Ski Resort The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch Sonnenalp Resort of Vail The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera St. Regis Resort Aspen The Peaks Resort & Golden Door Spa The Pines Lodge Beaver Creek Lodge The Lodge at Vail Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa The Little Nell

USA: District of Columbia's Leading Business Hotel St. Regis Hotel Washington, D.C. InterContinental The Willard Washington D.C. The Hay Adams Mandarin Oriental Washington D.C. Capital Hilton Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill The Ritz-Carlton Washington D.C. Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C. USA: Florida's Leading Hotel The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove Miami Delano Hotel Miami Fisher Island Hotel & Resort Four Seasons Hotel Miami The Ritz-Carlton Naples Conrad Miami Le Meridien Sunny Isles Beach The Setai South Beach The Biltmore Hotel The Atlantic The Ritz-Carlton South Beach Mandarin Oriental Miami USA: Florida's Leading Boutique Hotel The Grove Island Hotel & Spa The Hotel of South Beach Town House Hotel Miami The National Hotel South Beach Delano Hotel Miami Hotel Victor South Beach Casa Casuarina USA: Florida's Leading Resort Boca Raton Resort & Club The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa The Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach Fisher Island Hotel & Resort Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach The Ritz-Carlton Naples Little Palm Island Resort & Spa Sunset Key Guest Cottages The Breakers Palm Beach The Diplomat Country Club & Spa The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes Ponte Vedra Inn & Club USA: Florida's Leading Golf Resort Boca Raton Resort & Club The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Villas of Grand Cypress Golf Resort The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Naples PGA National Resort & Spa Palm Beach Gardens The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa The Ritz-Carlton Naples The Breakers Palm Beach The Diplomat Country Club & Spa

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USA: Florida's Leading Spa Resort The Biltmore Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island Mandarin Oriental Miami Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne The Ritz-Carlton Naples Boca Raton Resort & Club The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes

USA: Illinois' Leading Business Hotel InterContinental Chicago Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers W Chicago City Center The Ritz-Carlton Chicago A Four Seasons Hotel Hyatt Regency MCormick Place The Peninsula Chicago Hilton Chicago

USA: Georgia's Leading Hotel The Gastonian The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead Four Seasons Atlanta Hyatt Regency Atlanta The Cloister W Atlanta at Perimeter Center InterContinental Buckhead Grand Hyatt Atlanta

USA: Massachusetts' Leading Hotel The Wheatleigh Hotel Fifteen Beacon Hotel Boston Harbor Hotel The Fairmont Copley Plaza White Elephant Hotel Nantucket Island The Eliot Hotel Boston The Ritz-Carlton Boston Nine Zero Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Boston The Westin Copley Place

USA: Georgia's Leading Resort Jekyll Island Club Hotel Barnsley Gardens Resort The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island The Cloister Lodge at Sea Island The Ritz-Carlton Lodge Reynolds Plantation USA: Hawaii's Leading Hotel Halekulani Kahala Mandarin Oriental Hotel Hana-Maui and Honua Spa JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa The Lodge at Koele Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Four Seasons Resort Lana'I at Manele Bay Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel The Fairmont Orchid USA: Hawaii's Leading Resort The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu Grand Wailea Resort & Spa Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club Four Seasons Resort Lana'I at Manele Bay Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Turtle Bay Resort JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa Princeville Resort Mauna Lani Resort The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua The Fairmont Orchid Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea USA: Hawaii's Leading Golf Resort The Lodge at Koele Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Four Seasons Resort Lana'I at Manele Bay Mauna Lani Resort Princeville Resort Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu The Fairmont Orchid USA: Hawaii's Leading Spa Resort Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea Halekulani Hotel Hana-Maui and Honua Spa Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa Mauna Lani Resort The Lodge at Koele Turtle Bay Resort Grand Wailea Resort & Spa The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu USA: Illinois' Leading Hotel Conrad Chicago Four Seasons Hotel Chicago Park Hyatt Chicago Sofitel Chicago Water Tower The Ritz-Carlton Chicago A Four Seasons Hotel The Peninsula Chicago

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USA: Massachusetts' Leading Resort Blantyre Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club Chatham Bars Inn The Wauwinet White Elephant Hotel Nantucket Island Wequassett Inn Resort & Golf Club USA: Massachusetts' Leading Golf Resort Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club Wequassett Inn Resort & Golf Club Sheraton Colonial Hotel & Golf Club Boston North USA: Massachusetts' Leading Spa Resort Canyon Ranch Lenox Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club Chatham Bars Inn USA: Nevada's Leading Hotel Bellagio Las Vegas The Venetian The Mirage Las Vegas MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas Wynn Las Vegas The Westin Casuarina Las Vegas Hotel, Casino & Spa The Ritz-Carlton Lake Las Vegas USA: New York's Leading Hotel The St. Regis Hotel New York The Peninsula New York The Carlyle Hôtel Plaza Athénée, New York The Waldorf Towers The Ritz-Carlton New York Central Park Trump International Hotel & Tower The Pierre Mandarin Oriental New York Four Seasons Hotel New York The Waldorf Astoria USA: New York's Leading Boutique Hotel The Sixty Thompson The Alex Hotel Mercer Hotel Hotel Gansevoort Library Hotel Hôtel Plaza Athénée, New York Hotel on Rivington The Lowell New York Chambers Hotel USA: New York's Leading Business Hotel Millenium Hilton InterContinental The Barclay New York Four Seasons Hotel New York The New York Palace The Waldorf Towers Hilton New York Jumeirah Essex House The St. Regis Hotel New York The Ritz-Carlton New York Battery Park W New York Union Square Grand Hyatt New York

USA: New York's Leading Resort Oheka Castle Hotel & Estate The Sagamore The Otesaga Resort Hotel Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa Castle on the Hudson Lake Placid Lodge The Point Resort USA: Pennsylvania's Leading Hotel The Rittenhouse Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia Loews Philadelphia Hotel The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa USA: Texas' Leading Hotel The St. Regis Houston Four Seasons Hotel Austin The Driskill Hotel The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa Four Seasons Hotel Houston The Fairmont Dallas Hotel Crescent Court Watermark Hotel & Spa The Mansion on Turtle Creek USA: Texas' Leading Boutique Hotel Hotel Za Za Hotel Icon Hotel Derek Houston The Lancaster Houston USA: Texas' Leading Business Hotel Hyatt Regency Dallas The St. Regis Houston InterContinental Dallas Four Seasons Hotel Houston The Mansion on Turtle Creek USA: Texas' Leading Resort Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas Lajitas Resort Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa Barton Creek Resort & Spa Westin La Cantera Resort USA: Texas' Leading Golf Resort Westin La Cantera Resort Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa Lajitas Resort Horseshoe Bay Resort Marriott Barton Creek Resort & Spa Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas USA: Texas' Leading Spa Resort The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa Hotel Crescent Court Lake Austin Spa Resort Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa Barton Creek Resort & Spa Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas USA: Utah's Leading Hotel Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Salt Lake City Marriott City Center Hilton Salt Lake City Center The Grand America Hotel USA: Utah's Leading Resort Sorrel River Ranch Resort Homestead Golf Resort & Conference Center Sundance Resort Green Valley Resort & Spa Stein Eriksen Lodge USA: Utah's Leading Spa Resort Sorrel River Ranch Resort Red Mountain Spa Sundance Resort Green Valley Resort & Spa Stein Eriksen Lodge USA: Utah's Leading Ski Resort Stein Eriksen Lodge Sundance Resort The Canyons Grand Summit

Marriott's MountainSide Villas The Lodges at Deer Valley The Silver King Hotel

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise The Rimrock Resort Hotel The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

USA: Virginia's Leading Hotel Williamsburg Inn Keswick Hall at Monticello Morrison House The Jefferson Hotel The Inn at Little Washington

Canada: British Columbia’s Leading Hotel The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Wedgewood Hotel & Spa The Fairmont Empress Opus Hotel Vancouver The Wickaninnish Inn Pan Pacific Vancouver Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

USA: Virginia's Leading Resort Keswick Hall at Monticello The Tides Inn The Homestead Kingsmill Resort & Spa USA: Virginia's Leading Golf Resort Williamsburg Inn Keswick Hall at Monticello The Tides Inn The Homestead Kingsmill Resort & Spa USA: Virginia's Leading Spa Resort Kingsmill Resort & Spa The Tides Inn The Homestead USA: Washington's Leading Hotel The Fairmont Olympic Hotel Grand Hyatt Seattle The Edgewater Hotel W Seattle Hotel Monaco Seattle Summerfield Suites by Wyndham USA: Washington's Leading Boutique Hotel The Inn at Langley Hotel Andra Hotel Vintage Park Alexis Hotel Hotel Monaco Seattle Inn at the Market USA: Washington's Leading Business Hotel The Fairmont Olympic Hotel The Edgewater Hotel W Seattle Hotel Monaco Seattle Grand Hyatt Seattle USA: Washington's Leading Resort Sun Mountain Lodge Rosario Resort & Spa Port Ludlow Resort Alderbrook Resort & Spa Semiahmoo Resort Salish Lodge & Spa USA: Washington's Leading Spa Resort Rosario Resort & Spa Semiahmoo Resort Alderbrook Resort & Spa Woodmark Hotel on Lake Washington Salish Lodge & Spa Canada: Alberta’s Leading Hotel The Rimrock Resort Hotel The Fairmont Banff Springs The Westin Calgary The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Hyatt Regency Calgary Post Hotel & Spa The Fairmont Palliser Canada: Alberta’s Leading Resort The Fairmont Banff Springs The Rimrock Resort Hotel The Delta Lodge at Kananaskis The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Canada: Alberta’s Leading Spa Resort The Fairmont Banff Springs The Delta Lodge at Kananaskis Post Hotel & Spa The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise The Rimrock Resort Hotel Canada: Alberta’s Leading Ski Resort The Fairmont Banff Springs Post Hotel & Spa

Canada: British Columbia’s Leading Resort The Fairmont Chateau Whistler The Westin Resort & Spa Whistler Four Seasons Resort Whistler The Wickaninnish Inn Sonora Resort Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa The Aerie Resort King Pacific Lodge Canada: British Columbia’s Leading Spa Resort The Fairmont Chateau Whistler The Aerie Resort Summit Lodge & Spa The Westin Resort & Spa Whistler The Wickaninnish Inn Pan Pacific Whister Mountainside Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa Canada: British Columbia’s Leading Ski Resort First Tracks Lodge Whistler Pinnacle Summit Lodge & Spa Four Seasons Resort Whistler Pan Pacific Whister Mountainside Purcell Mountain Lodge The Westin Resort & Spa Whistler The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Canada: Ontario’s Leading Hotel Le Royal Meridien King Edward Fairmont Chateau Laurier Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa The Westin Harbour Castle The Drake Hotel Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel The Prince of Wales Hotel & Spa The Fairmont Royal York Four Seasons Hotel Toronto Canada: Ontario’s Leading Ski Resort Blue Mountain Resort Horseshoe Resort The Inn at Christie's Mill Deerhurst Resort Hockley Valley Resort Talisman Mountain Resort Canada: Quebec’s Leading Hotel Hotel Le St-James Montreal Auberge Hatley The Ritz-Carlton Montreal W Montreal Sofitel Montreal Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Le Meridien Versailles Lowes Hotel Vogue Montreal Canada: Quebec’s Leading Boutique Hotel Hotel Le St-James Montreal Hotel Godin Hotel Le Germain Montreal Hotel Dominion 1912 Hotel Place D'Armes St Paul Hotel Canada: Quebec’s Leading Resort Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Fairmont Le Cháteau Montebello Hotel Quintessence Le Westin Resort & Spa Tremblant


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Fairmont Le Château Frontenac Canada: Quebec’s Leading Golf Resort Fairmont Tremblant Le Westin Resort & Spa Tremblant Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Fairmont Le Château Montebello Canada: Quebec’s Leading Spa Resort Les Trois Tilleuls Fairmont Tremblant Hotel Quintessence Le Westin Resort & Spa Tremblant Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Canada: Quebec’s Leading Ski Resort Fairmont Tremblant Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac Hotel Quintessence Le Westin Resort & Spa Tremblant Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Canada: New Brunswick’s Leading Resort Kingsbrae Arms Hilton Saint John Hyatt Regency New Brunswick The Fairmont Algonquin Canada: Nova Scotia’s Leading Hotel Keltic Lodge Resort & Spa Halifax Marriott Harbourfront The Prince George Hotel The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites Castle Moffett The Westin Nova Scotia

SOUTH AMERICA South America's Leading Airline Aerolineas Argentinas Avianca VARIG Brazilian Airlines Lan Airlines TAM Brazilian South America's Leading Business Class Airline VARIG Brazilian Airlines Lan Airlines Aerolineas Argentinas Avianca South America's Leading Airport Sao Paulo Airport, Brazil Buenos Aires International Airport, Argentina Rio de Janeiro Airport, Brazil Santiago International Airport, Chile Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport, Peru South America’s Leading Car Hire Hertz Avis Budget Holiday Autos Dollar Europcar South America’s Leading Casino Resort Iguazu Grand Hotel Resort & Casino, Argentina Park Hyatt Mendoza, Argentina Sheraton Lima Hotel & Casino, Peru Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay Hotel Del Lago Resort & Casino Pucon, Chile South America’s Leading Conference Centre Rio Convention & Exhibition Centre Riocentro, Brazil Centro de Convençóes da Bahia, Brazil La Rural Centro de Exposiciones, Argentina South America’s Leading Conference Hotel Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center, Chile Hotel Del Lago Resort & Casino Pucon, Chile

Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo, Brazil Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Centre, Bolivia South America's Leading Destination Santiago, Chile Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Buenos Aires, Argentina Lima, Peru Bahia, Brazil Galapagos Islands, Ecuador South America’s Leading Golf Resort Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo, Paraguay Bourbon Iguassu Golf Club & Resort, Brazil Hotel Transamérica Ilha de Comandatuba South America's Leading Hotel Caesar Park Hotel, Argentina Copacabana Palace, Brazil San Cristobal Tower, Chile Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires, Argentina Country Club Lima Hotel, Peru Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel, Uruguay Grand Hyatt Santiago, Chile Royal Palm Hotel, Ecuador The Ritz-Carlton Santiago, Chile Alvear Palace Hotel, Argentina Hotel Monasterio, Peru Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa, Brazil Explora En Patagonia, Chile South America's Leading Business Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires, Argentina Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo, Brazil Alvear Palace Hotel, Argentina Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil, Ecuador Grand Hyatt Santiago, Chile InterContinental Rio, Brazil Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center, Chile The Ritz-Carlton Santiago, Chile Park Tower, Argentina Renaissance Sao Paolo Hotel, Brazil South America's Leading Hotel Brand Fiestamericana Hotels & Resorts Caesar Park Hotels & Resorts Hilton Hotels Accor Hotels South America’s Leading Resort Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay Renaissance Costa Do Sauipe Resort, Brazil Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino, Uruguay Sofitel Suites Costa Do Sauipe, Brazil InterContinental Hotel Valencia, Venezuela Las Balsas, Argentina Mantra Resort Spa & Casino, Uruguay Finch Bay Hotel, Ecuador Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa, Ecuador South America’s Leading Spa Resort Villarrica Park Lake Hotel, Chile Las Balsas, Argentina Kurotel Clinica E Spa, Brazil Four Seasons Resort Carmelo, Uruguay Hotel Del Lago Resort & Casino Pucon, Chile Maremares Hotel, Marina & Spa, Venezuela Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Argentina South America’s Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau Argentina Government Tourist Office EMBRATUR - Brazilian Tourist Board Ecuador Ministry of Tourism SERNATUR - National Tourist Board of Chile Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau PromPeru - Peruvian Tourism Board


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Argentina’s Leading Hotel Alvear Palace Hotel Las Balsas Posada de los Pajaros Spa Hotel Estancia La Paz Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires Park Tower Caesar Park Hotel Argentina's Leading Business Hotel Park Tower Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires Caesar Park Hotel Park Hyatt Mendoza Alvear Palace Hotel Argentina’s Leading Resort Llao Llao Hotel & Resort Las Balsas Las Hayas Resort Hotel Iguazu Grand Hotel Resort & Casino Park Hyatt Mendoza Patios de Cafayate Hotel & Spa Arelauquen Lodge Argentina’s Leading Ski Resort Hotel Piscis, Las Lenas Resort Los Notros Cumbres del Martial Hotel Pire-Hue Bolivia’s Leading Hotel Los Tajibos Hotel & Convention Centre Camino Real Suites La Paz Hotel Europa Camino Real Hotel Santa Cruz Brazil’s Leading Hotel Copacabana Palace Caesar Park Ipanema Hotel Hotel Emiliano Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa Hotel Transamérica Ilha de Comandatuba Fasano Hotel & Restaurante Brazil’s Leading Business Hotel Grand Hyatt Sao Paulo InterContinental Rio Renaissance Sao Paolo Hotel Le Meridien Copacabana L,Hotel Sao Paulo Fasano Hotel & Restaurante Copacabana Palace Brazil’s Leading Resort Renaissance Costa Do Sauipe Resort Sofitel Suites Costa Do Sauipe Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa Pestana Angra Beach Bungalows Ponta Dos Ganchos Resort Marina All Suites Hotel Costao Do Santinho Resort Brazil’s Leading Spa Resort Body & Soul Adventures Costao Do Santinho Resort Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa Kurotel Clinica E Spa Chile’s Leading Hotel Grand Hyatt Santiago Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center The Ritz-Carlton Santiago Hotel Neruda San Cristobal Tower Explora En Patagonia Explora En Atacama

Chile’s Leading Ski Resort Hotel Al Posada Grand Hotel Portillo Hotel Valle Nevado Gran Hotel Termas de Chillán Colombia’s Leading Hotel Hotel Casa Medina Hilton Cartagena Radisson Royal Bogota Hotel Sofitel Cartagena Santa Clara Hotel de la Opera Ecuador’s Leading Hotel Hilton Colon Guayaquil Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil JW Marriott Hotel Quito Le Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa Royal Palm Hotel Ecuador’s Leading Business Hotel Hilton Colon Quito JW Marriott Hotel Quito Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil Hilton Colon Guayaquil Swissotel Quito Ecuador’s Leading Resort La Selva Jungle Lodge Finch Bay Hotel Royal Palm Hotel Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa Ecuador’s Leading Spa Resort Vista Del Mundo Hotel, Resort & Spa Le Mirage Garden Hotel & Spa Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa Madre Tierra Hotel & Spa Termas de Papallacta Guiana’s Leading Hotel Hotel Amazonia Mercure Kourou Ariatel Relais Mercure Kourou Atlantis Novotel Cayenne Paraguay’s Leading Hotel Sheraton Asuncion Hotel Yacht y Golf Club Paraguayo Sabe Centre Hotel Asuncion Internacional Hotel & Convention Centre Hotel Amalfi Chaco Hotel Peru’s Leading Hotel Hotel Monasterio Country Club Lima Hotel JW Marriott Hotel Lima Miraflores Park Hotel Double Tree El Pardo Hotel Swissotel Lima Peru’s Leading Resort Amazon Yarapa River Lodge Hotel Libertador Lago Titicaca Puno Yacumama Rain Forest Lodge Mach Picchu Sanctuary Lodge Heliconia Amazon River Lodge Suriname’s Leading Hotel Torarica Hotel & Casino Hotel Krasnapolsky Eco Resort Inn Hotel Zeelandia Suites

Chile’s Leading Resort Hotel Del Lago Resort & Casino Pucon Explora En Atacama Lodge & Spa Termas de Puyuhuapi Villarrica Park Lake Hotel

Uruguay’s Leading Hotel Four Seasons Resort Carmelo Hotel Las Cumbres Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino Belmont House Mantra Resort Spa & Casino

Chile’s Leading Spa Resort Hotel Del Lago Resort & Casino Pucon Villarrica Park Lake Hotel Lodge & Spa Termas de Puyuhuapi Amilik Patagonia Hotel Neruda

Uruguay’s Leading Resort Four Seasons Resort Carmelo Conrad Punta Del Este Resort & Casino Mantra Resort Spa & Casino Colony Park Plaza Kempinski Resort & Spa

Venezuela’s Leading Hotel Gran Melia Caracas InterContinental Hotel Caracas InterContinental Hotel Valencia Hotel Kristoff Hilton Barquisimeto The Centro Lido Hotel Embassy Suites Hotel Caracas

World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Internet Site Easyjet www.easyjet.com Ryanair www.ryanair.com Southwest www.southwest.com Jetblue www.jetblue.com bmibaby www.bmibaby.com Air Berlin www.airberlin.com

Venezuela’s Leading Spa Resort Laguna Mar Hotel, Resort & Casino Hotel Maremares Marina & Spa La Samanna de Margarita Hotel & Thalasso

World's Leading Mobile Wireless Technology Provider Cisco www.cisco.com Boingo www.boingo.com Intel www.intel.com BT Openzone www.bt.com/openzone iPass www.ipass.com Vodafone www.vodafone.com

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY World's Leading Airline Website Delta www.delta.com Emirates www.emirates.com Virgin Atlantic www.virginatlantic.com Korean Air www.koreanair.com Lufthansa www.lufthansa.com Air France www.airfrance.com Etihad www.etihadairways.com World’s Leading Corporate Travel Booking Website Expedia www.expediacorporate.com Orbitz for business www.cendantcorporatetravel.com AMEX www.amex.com GetThere www.getthere.com World's Leading CRS/GDS System Amadeus Galileo Sabre Worldspan World’s Leading Cruise Website Royal Caribbean International www.royalcaribbean.com Celebrity Cruises www.celebrity.com Carnival Cruise Lines www.carnival.com Princess Cruises www.princess.com Crystal Cruises www.crystalcruises.com Radisson Seven Seas Cruises www.rssc.com World’s Leading Inflight Entertainment Emirates Singapore Airlines Virgin Atlantic Cathay Pacific Malaysia Airlines World's Leading High Speed Inflight Internet Service Provider Connexion By Boeing www.connexionbyboeing.com OnAir www.onair.com Netvigator Inflight www.inflight.netvigator.com World's Leading Hotel Brand Internet Site Marriott www.marriott.com Fairmont Hotel & Resorts www.fairmont.com Best Western www.bestwestern.com Hilton Hotels www.hilton.com InterContinental Hotels & Resorts www.InterContinental.com World's Leading Internet Booking Engine Technology Provider Datalex www.datalex.com Dolphin Dynamics - Flightscanner www.dolphind.com RWA www.rwa-net.co.uk nPorta (TravelASP) www.nporta.com HubX www.hubx.com Sabre (Meridia.res) www.sabre.com Comtec Europe www.comteceurope.co.uk E-Travel Planitgo www.e-travel.com

World's Leading Provider of Communications Solutions Telewest www.telewest.com BT www.bt.com Cable & Wireless www.cw.com AT&T www.att.com Deutsche Telecom www.telekom.de Vodafone www.vodafone.com Orange www.orange.com World's Leading Provider of HighSpeed Internet Access AT&T www.att.com BT Broadband www.bt.com/broadband Cable & Wireless www.cw.com NTL Business www.ntl.com T Mobile www.t-mobile.net World’s Leading Provider of Mobile Gadgets Siemens Toshiba Nokia Compaq Sony Hewlett Packard Samsung Sony Ericsson Apple World's Leading Tourism Authority Internet Site Thailand www.tat.or.th Australia www.australia.com Britain www.visitbritain.com Germany www.germany-tourism.de Qatar www.experienceqatar.com World’s Leading Travel Distribution Services Cendant TDS InterActiveCorp Sabre Travel Network Pegasus Solutions World's Leading Travel Internet Site Travelocity www.travelcity.com Expedia www.expedia.com Orbitz www.orbitz.com Priceline www.priceline.com Cheaptickets www.cheaptickets.com World's Leading Tour Operator Travel Site Thomas Cook www.thomascook.com Thomson www.thomson.co.uk Kuoni Travel www.kuoni.com Explore Worldwide www.exploreworldwide.com Exodus www.exodus.co.uk The Imaginative Traveller www.imaginative-traveller.com

WORLD World's Leading Airline Etihad Airways South African Airways Cathay Pacific Airways Air Jamaica Mexicana Airlines Emirates American Airlines VARIG Brazilian Airlines British Airways United Airlines

Qatar Airways Singapore Airlines Lufthansa Virgin Atlantic Airways World's Leading Airline Alliance SkyTeam (Delta Air Lines, AeroMexico, Air France, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines and Korean Air) Oneworld (Aer Lingus, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Lan Chile, Qantas, Finnair and Iberia) Star Alliance (Air Canada, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, BMI British Midland, Lauda Air, Lufthansa, Mexicana, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Spanair, Thai, Tyrolean Airways, United Airlines and Varig Brazilian Airways) World's Leading Airport Cape Town International Airport, South Africa Hong Kong International Airport, China Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados Acapulco International Airport, Mexico Frankfurt Airport, Germany Dubai International Airport Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Rio de Janeiro Airport, Brazil Singapore Changi Airport Heathrow Airport, London, England Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia World’s Leading Airport Lounge Virgin Atlantic @ Heathrow Airport, London, England American Airlines @ Chicago O’Hara Airport, Illinois British Airways @ Heathrow Airport, London, England Singapore Airlines @ Singapore Changi Airport Delta Airlines @ Atlanta HartsfieldJackson International Airport, Georgia Emirates @ Dubai International Airport Gulf Air @ Bahrain Airport World's Leading All-Inclusive Company Club Med Sandals Resorts International Superclubs Palace Resorts Iberostar Hotels & Resorts World's Leading All-Suite Hotel The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh, Egypt Burj Al Arab, Dubai Hyatt Regency Suites Palm Springs, California Amandari Resort & Spa Bali, Indonesia Al Sondos Suites by Le Meridien, Dubai World's Leading Attraction British Airways London Eye, England Statue of Liberty, New York The CN Tower, Canada Statue of Cristo Redentor, Brazil Petronas Towers, Malaysia The Eiffel Tower, France World’s Leading Beach South Beach, Miami Negril, Jamaica Daytona Beach, Florida Cayman Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman Wailea Beach, Hawaii Reethi Beach, Maldives Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Crane Beach, Barbados

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World's Leading Boutique Hotel Le Soleil Hotel & Suites, British Columbia, Canada The Sixty Thompson, New York The Saxon, South Africa Hotel Lancaster, France Sunset Marquis Hotel & Villas, California Point Grace, Turks & Caicos Royce Hotel, Australia The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah, Indonesia Metropolitan London, England Samui Peninsula Koh Samui, Thailand Delano Hotel Miami, Florida World's Leading Boutique Resort Marina All Suites Hotel, Brazil Esencia Resort, Mexico Trisara Resort, Thailand The Beach House, Barbuda Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa, British Columbia, Canada Vila Joya, Portugal The Grove Island Hotel & Spa, Florida The Balé, Indonesia Capella Lodge Lord Howe Island, Australia World's Leading Business Car Rental Company Alamo Avis Budget Hertz National Europcar Sixt World’s Leading Business Class Airline Singapore Airlines Cathay Pacific Airways Malaysia Airlines Virgin Atlantic Airways Emirates Gulf Air Swiss International Air Lines SAS Scandinavian Airlines China Airlines Qantas Airways British Airways United Airlines American Airlines Continental Airlines Qatar Airways Etihad Airways World's Leading Business Hotel Pan Pacific Singapore Four Seasons Tokyo at Marunouchi, Japan Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Massachusetts The Westin Sydney, Australia Conrad Istanbul, Turkey The Peninsula Beverly Hills, California The Ritz-Carlton New York Battery Park Four Seasons Hotel New York Hotel Adlon Kempinski, Germany St. Regis Hotel Washington, D.C. Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Conrad Brussels, Belgium Four Seasons Hotel George V, France Hilton Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia World's Leading Casino Resort Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Nevada The Venetian, Nevada Caesar Park Panama The Mirage Las Vegas, Nevada Conrad Treasury Brisbane, Australia Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, New Jersey Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Nevada Iguazu Grand Hotel Resort & Casino, Argentina The Palace of the Lost City, South Africa Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Nassau, Bahamas Genting Highland Resort, Malaysia

World’s Leading Castle Hotel Hotel Schloss Monchstein, Austria Chateau de Mirambeau, France Burg Schlitz, Germany Amberley Castle, England Inverlochy Castle, Scotland Dromoland Castle, Ireland Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Club, Ireland Chateau de la Bourdaisiere, France Hotel Schloss Eckberg, Germany World's Leading Charter Airline American Trans Air L.T.U. Monarch Excel Airways World’s Leading Chauffeur Limousine Company Brunel Carriage Carey Limousine Executive First Manhattan Limousines Empire International International Limousine Service Sixt World's Leading Conference & Convention Centre Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre McCormick Place, Chicago ExCeL London, England Las Vegas Convention Centre, Nevada Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin (ICC Berlin), Germany Dubai World Trade Centre World's Leading Conference Hotel Conrad Istanbul, Turkey InterContinental The Barclay New York Hilton New York Hyatt Regency MCormick Place, Illinois Grand Hyatt Dubai InterContinental Hong Kong World's Leading Conference Resort Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Florida Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Nassau, Bahamas Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Nevada Forte Village Resort, Italy World's Leading Conservation Company Conservation Corporation of Africa Sabi Sabi Game Reserve, South Africa ITC Welcomgroup Hotels Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa Costa Rica Expeditions World's Leading Credit Card American Express Mastercard Diner’s Club Visa JCB World's Leading Cruise Line Crystal Cruises Radisson Seven Seas Cruises Seabourn Cruise Line Celebrity Silversea Cruises Disney Norwegian Cruise Line Princess Cruises Cunard Line Royal Caribbean International Carnival Cruise Line World’s Leading Luxury Cruise Line Crystal Cruises Radisson Seven Seas Cruises Seabourn Cruise Line Silversea Cruises


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World's Leading Cruise Operator Star Clippers Sonesta Nile Cruises Windjammer Barefoot Cruises Regal China Cruises World’s Leading Cruise Ship Cunard “QM2” Seven Seas Mariner Radisson Diamond Golden Princess World's Leading Cruise Destination Miami Jamaica Stockholm Copenhagen Barcelona Genoa World's Leading Destination Cape Town Sydney Cancun London Dubai Las Vegas Rio de Janeiro Orlando Paris New York Rome Barcelona Barbados Greece World’s Leading Dive Destination Red Sea, Egypt Maldives Bonaire Belize Cayman Galapagos Pulau Sipadan, Borneo World's Leading Economy Class American Airlines Cathay Pacific Airways Lufthansa Qatar Airways Swiss International Air Lines Virgin Atlantic Airways British Airways World’s Leading Ecotourism Destination Tobago Main Ridge Rain Forest Murramarang Resort, New South Wales British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest, Canada Bouma National Heritage Park Taveuni, Fiji Island World’s Leading Eco Resort & Spa Jean Michel Fiji Islands Resorts El Santuario, Valle de Bravo, Mexico Daintree Eco Lodge & Spa, Australia Banyan Tree Maldives Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives Cuffie River Nature Retreat, Tobago Kapawi Ecolodge & Reserve, Ecuador World's Leading Family All-Inclusive Almond Beach Resort Beaches Resorts Breezes Club Med Franklin D. Resort World's Leading Family Luxury Resort Kona Village Resort, Hawaii Barcelo La Jolla de Mismaloya, Mexico Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort & Spa The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Florida Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Jamaica Forte Village Resort, Italy Voile d'Or Resort & Spa, Mauritius Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

World’s Leading First Class Airline Cathay Pacific Airways Malaysia Airlines Emirates Air France British Airways Qantas Airways Lufthansa Singapore Airlines ANA (ALL Nippon Airlines) Swiss International Air Lines South African Airways United Airlines American Airlines Gulf Air Qatar Airways World's Leading Flatbed Seat Japan Airlines Air France Lufthansa South African Airways Royal Brunei Virgin Atlantic EOS Airlines World's Leading Gambling Destination Reno Las Vegas Monte Carlo Atlantic City London Macau World's Leading Golf Resort Fancourt Hotel & Country Club, South Africa The Lodge at Pebble Beach, California Bintan Lagoon Golf & Beach Resort, Indonesia Abama Hotel Resort, Spain Bonville International Golf Resort, Australia Sandy Lane, Barbados Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina Casa del Mar Beach, Golf & Spa Resort, Mexico Hyatt Regency La Manga, Spain Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, St. Andrews, Scotland Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa, Dubai The Diplomat Country Club & Spa, Florida The Almenara Golf Hotel & Spa, Spain Bourbon Iguassu Golf Club & Resort, Brazil World's Leading Honeymoon Destination Antigua Las Vegas St. Lucia Barbados Jamaica Thailand Maldives World’s Leading Airline Inflight Meal Service British Airways Air France KLM Qantas Gulf Air Emirates Qatar Airways Singapore JAL World's Most Romantic Resort Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa, Jamaica Couples Ocho Rios Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa, Maldives The Residence, Mauritius Amanpuri, Thailand Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay, Indonesia Sandals Antigua Resort & Spa Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort, St. Lucia One&Only Le Touessrok, Mauritius World's Leading Hotel Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Illinois The Observatory Hotel, Australia Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul, Turkey Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica The Peninsula Hong Kong Hotel Cipriani, Italy Hotel Ritz Paris, France The Peninsula Beverly Hills, California Copacabana Palace, Brazil InterContinental Hong Kong The Savoy, England

The Dorchester, England Burj Al Arab, Dubai Raffles Singapore The Peninsula Bangkok, Thailand Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Florida Four Seasons Hotel George V, France The Pierre, New York World's Leading Hotel Brand Sun International Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts Accor Hotels Conrad Hotels Sandals Resorts International InterContinental Hotels & Resorts Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts Marriott Hotels & Resorts Hyatt Hotels & Resorts Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hilton Hotels Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts World's Leading Hotel Serviced Apartment 51 Buckingham Gate London The Grosvenor House Dubai Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments London Sofitel Chateau de Bangkok The Virginian Suites, Virginia 47 Park Street London World's Leading Leisure Car Rental Company Holiday Autos Hertz Avis Budget Alamo Europcar World’s Leading Luxury Hotel Brand The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Conrad Hotels Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts Amanresorts St. Regis Collection Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Rosewood Hotels & Resorts World’s Leading Luxury Specialist Tour Operator Intrav Travcoa Abercrombie & Kent Travel Elegant Resorts Peter Deilmann World's Leading Luxury Train The Blue Train Venice-Simplon Orient Express Pride of Africa - Rovos Rail Palace on Wheels Eastern & Oriental Express World’s Leading New Airline Wizz Air Max Jet Virgin Nigeria EOS Airlines World’s Leading New Hotel The Palms, Turks and Caicos Mandarin Oriental Tokyo, Japan The Setai Miami, Florida St. Regis Hotel San Francisco, California World’s Leading New Resort Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Wolmar, Mauritius The Byron at Byron Bay Resort Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman One&Only Maldives at Reethi Rah, Maldives World’s Leading Presidential Suite Emperor Suite, The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei Royal Suite, Burj Al Arab, Dubai Palace Suites, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi Penthouse Suite, The Regent Beverly Wilshire, California Palladio Suite, Hotel Cipriani, Italy Hamilton Suite, Four Seasons Resort Nevis, St Kitts and Nevis Coco Chanel Suite, Hotel Ritz Paris, France

World’s Leading Private Jet Tour Operator Intrav PrivatAir Abercrombie & Kent Travel Travcoa TCS Expeditions World's Leading Rail Service Amtrak Eurostar SNCF Die Bahn VIA Rail Rail Europe World's Leading Resort Sun City, South Africa One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai The Lodge at Pebble Beach, California The Oberoi Rajvilas, India Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Bahamas Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, Florida Forte Village Resort, Italy The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai The Residence, Mauritius The Phoenician Scottsdale, Arizona Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Thailand Hayman, Australia Lodge at Sea Island, Georgia Raffles Resort Canouan Island, Grenadines Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, Florida World's Leading Responsible Tourism Project Bushman Sands, South Africa Wildlife Worldwide Fugitives Drift, South Africa Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, South Africa Ocean Blue Adventures, South Africa Eco Africa Experience World's Leading Safari & Game Reserve Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa Legend Lodges, Entabeni Private Game Reserve, South Africa Singita Private Game Reserve, South Africa Makalali Private Game Reserve, South Africa World's Leading Ski Destination Gstaad Aspen Cortina d'Ampezzo Verbier Meribel St. Moritz Whistler World's Leading Ski Resort Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa, Colorado Thurnhers Alpenhof, Austria Palace Hotel Gstaad, Switzerland Cristallo Reconditioning and Beauty Hotel & Spa, Italy St. Regis Resort Aspen, Colorado The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia, Canada Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, Switzerland The Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Colorado Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz, Switzerland Hotel de Charme Les Airelles, France World's Leading Spa Resort Champneys Resort Tring, England Palazzo Versace Gold Coast, Australia Sandals Royal Bahamian Spa Resort & Offshore Island, Bahamas Kempinski Grand Hotel Des Bains St. Moritz, Switzerland Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia The BodyHoliday at LeSport, St. Lucia Le Meridien Limassol Spa & Resort, Cyprus Forte Village Resort, Italy Sheraton Cesme Hotel, Resort & Spa, Turkey The Lodge at Koele, Hawaii Amandari Resort & Spa Bali, Indonesia Las Ventanas, Mexico One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai Four Seasons Resort Aviara, California Soneva Fushi Resort & Spa, Maldives Sandy Lane, Barbados

World's Leading Sports Resort The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic La Manga Club, Spain The Phoenician Scottsdale, Arizona Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica World's Leading Theme Park/Attraction Disney World, Florida Disneyland, California Universal Studios, Florida Sea World, Florida Busch Gardens, Orlando Port Aventura, Spain Movie World, Australia World's Leading Tour Operator Globus-Cosmos Go Go Tours Kuoni Abercrombie & Kent World's Leading Tourism Property Development Company Nakheel Emaar Damac UDC (United Development Company) Word's Leading Tourist & Convention Bureau VisitBritain Hong Kong Tourism Board Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority St. Lucia Tourist Board NYC & Company Australian Tourist Commission Qatar Tourism Authority Government of Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing SA Tourism World's Leading Travel Company My Travel American Express Carlson-Wagonlit Thomas Cook STA Travel World's Leading Travel Exhibition FITUR, Spain ITB, Berlin World Travel Market International Luxury Travel Market Imex PATA Mart World's Leading Travel Experience by Train Pretoria - Victoria Falls, Blue Train, South Africa Pretoria to Durban via Swaziland, Rovos Rail, South Africa Sydney - Adelaide - Perth, Great Southern Railway Ltd, Australia New Dehli - Agra, Palace On Wheels Inc, India Istanbul-Bucharest-Budapest - Venice, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Ltd, UK Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu, Peru Rail, Orient Express, Peru Vancouver - Banff, GoldLeaf Service, Rocky Mountaineer Vacations, Canada World’s Leading TV Channel for Travellers BBC World CNN CNBC Sky Travel Channel Discovery Channel National Geographic World’s Leading Villas Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica Stonehaven Villas, Tobago Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites

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