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China Big Winner In Asia-Australasia Tourism Awards

New Delhi – China was among the biggest winners at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014, with a host of awards headed for the emerging tourism
13 Oct 2014 09:36
China Big Winner In Asia-Australasia Tourism Awards
Fiji’s Leading Hotel Suite 2014 (left) and Fiji’s Leading Spa Resort 2014

New Delhi – China was among the biggest winners at the World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2014, with a host of awards headed for the emerging tourism powerhouse.

Hosts The Oberoi, New Delhi also had reason to cheer, picking up the trophy for Asia’s Leading Luxury Hotel, while parent Oberoi Hotels & Resorts was recognised as Asia’s Leading Luxury Hotel Brand.

Only a small number of Fijian properties entered the awards, with Taveuni Palms Resort again a winner in the Fiji category (see report and lists this page).

In aviation, China’s Hainan Air was recognised as Asia’s Leading Airline – Business Class, Singapore Airlines was awarded Asia’s Leading Airline and Air New Zealand took the title of Australasia’s Leading Airline.

On the ground Singapore’s Changi Airport defended its title of Asia’s Leading Airport for an unprecedented ninth year.

The red-carpet ceremony was hosted by Indian superstar Seema Rhamani.

For China, HNA Tourism Group took the title of Asia’s Leading Travel Management Company, while Deer Jet took the award for Asia’s Leading Private Jet Charter. Continuing the winning streak, Tangla Hotels & Resorts walked away with the prize for Asia’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel Brand.

World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said: “Among the biggest stories of the night has been the rise of China as a tourism destination here in Asia.” and.

 

 



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