Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Malaysia Wins Awards At 2016 World Travel Awards

PUTRAJAYA, 2 November 2016 – Malaysia has once again made headlines by winning the much-coveted World Travel Awards in various categories at the recent World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2016 in Vietnam.

The Director General of Tourism Malaysia Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab said that Tourism Malaysia was truly honoured to receive the award for the second time in a row.
“We are also proud that Malaysia is also awarded Asia’s Leading Destination. The awards are a reflection of our dedication towards excellence in the hospitality industry,” he added.
At the same event, AirAsia won both awards in the Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline and Asia’s Leading Inflight Service categories. The latter category was AirAsia’s first win, which saw the airline beating a field of full-service carriers.
Other awards won by Malaysia at the prestigious event were Asia’s Leading Meetings & Conference Hotel (One World Hotel) and Asia’s Leading Themed Resort (Resorts World Genting).
World Travel Awards Gala Ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities within the travel and tourism industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries, and international print and broadcast media.
World Travel Awards™ 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. All regional winners will compete head to head in a final round of voting to decide who will triumph in the World Travel Awards™ world awards – the ultimate accolade in the travel and tourism industry. The winners are announced on the night of the World Travel Awards™ Grand Final at the end of the year.
-Tourism Malaysia.

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