LONDON, 2016-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards has issued a last call for ballots ahead of the prestigious Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016, with voting set to close on Wednesday, August 31st.
InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has this year been selected to host the red-carpet event.
The Gala Ceremony will take place in the Vietnamese-tourism hot spot on October 15th, with hundreds of hospitality leaders from across the regions expected to be in attendance.
A luxury hillside resort overlooking a sparkling private bay, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort allows guests to enjoy the very best of Vietnam.
Ahead of deadline, WTA President Graham Cooke said: “With just a few days left to vote I urge our hundreds of thousands of voters, both members of the industry and public at large, to make their voices heard.
“Our Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony is one of the most competitive each year and I am sure the 2016 edition will prove to be a highlight of the tourism calendar in Vietnam.”
WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.
Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
Each year WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.
Juan Losada, Resort Manager, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort said: “We are delighted to be hosting the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016.
“Our magnificent resort, located in such a pristine setting, surrounded by a beautiful landscape with panoramic views of the sparkling East Sea, is the perfect backdrop to showcase the best that the destination has to offer.
“We look forward to working alongside the WTA team to create a successful event.”
WTA Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, and international print and broadcast media.
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SOURCE: World Travel Awards