One of the most awaited awards in the hospitality industry all around the globe, World Travel Awards were successfully concluded at the Oberoi, Gurgaon that hosted its Grand Finale Ceremony. The year-long hunt of the judges for the most popular tourism brands all across the globe finally came to a positive end. The list of organizers was long including Jumeirah, Starwood Hotels, Lufthansa, Korean Air, Royal Caribbean International and Kuoni. All the organizers were also awarded for playing an important part in the improvement of the travel and tourism industry of the globe.
At the ceremony, India won accolades for quite a few endeavors that made it proud. Incredible India was given the award of “World’s Leading Tourist Board” while being organized for its part in raising-up the influx of the international tourists in the country.
Along with this, the Oberoi Hotels & Resorts were also awarded the tag of“World’s Leading Luxury Hotel Brand”, for its important role in the luxury hospitality industry where it arose in the form of a leader in the tourism revolution in the county. At the very same event, The Oberoi, Gurgaon, was also voted as “World’s Leading Luxury Hotel” for the second continuous year in a row along with being the best in Asia too. Last year also, the same hotel had won in the same award at three levels, World, Asia as well as India.
VIPs from the industry were in full attendance at this award ceremony, which had an official backing from the ministry of tourism, government of India, while being hosted at the new business and commercial district of Delhi NCR, that is Gurgaon.
At the same event, the Maharajas’ Express, an Indian luxury train was also awarded as the “World’s Leading Luxury Train”. This train had some excellent competition from the Andean Explorer, Eastern & Oriental Express, Hiram Bingham, Pride of Africa – Rovos Rail, Rocky Mountaineer, Royal Canadian Pacific, The Blue Train, The Indian Maharaja Deccan Odyssey, The Queen of Scots Luxury Touring Train and the Venice-Simplon Orient Express.