Quito Tourism, Delta Air Lines Lead 2016 World Travel Awards Winners
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Quito Tourism, PromPerú and Delta Air Lines were all big winners at the 2016 World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony.
The award ceremony, which took place on July 1, saw Quito Tourism take home the top prize as Latin America’s Leading Destination for the fourth consecutive year and PromPerú being voted South America’s Leading Tourist Board for the first time.
Another big winner was Delta Air Lines, as the company was presented three awards; the United States’ Leading Airline to South America, the United States’ Leading Airline to Central America and the United States’ Leading Airline to Mexico.
The 2016 award ceremony was hosted by Peruvian stars Ana María Picasso and Manuel Ilich, and featured hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry in attendance.
“Tonight has been a celebration of all that is great in Latin American tourism,” World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said in a statement. “We have seen the best hotels, airlines, tourist boards and hospitality brands recognized by voters from around the globe and it is an honor to present them with prestigious World Travel Awards trophies this evening. All the winners from this evening will now move forward to the World Travel Awards Grand Final, this year taking place in Maldives, where we will recognise our global winners.”
Some of the other winners at the ceremony included Swissôtel Lima winning Latin America’s Leading Hotel and Latin America’s Leading Business Hotel, as well as Mexican airline AeroMéxico taking home the title of Mexico & Central America's Leading Airline. Popular Colombian tourist attraction Medellin was also recognized as South America's Leading City Break Destination.
For a full list of winners from the 2016 World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony, check out World Travel Awards’ official website.
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