World Travel Awards make their name in the Middle East

Sheikh Faisal Al Qasimi, ADTA’s Al Muhairi, Rotana’s Al Nowais and Massoud, GM of Emirates Palace

The World Travel Awards (WTA) has announced the winners for the Middle East and Africa at its inaugural regional event.

Over 1,000 industry leaders convened at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi to celebrate their achievements at the star-studded event, where they enjoyed music, comedy and entertainment throughout the evening.
A total of 65 awards were presented to winners. These companies are now automatically put forward as nominees in their global categories. The World category winners will be announced at the global World Travel Awards ceremony in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos in the Caribbean near the end of 2007.
A total of 167,000 travel agencies and professionals in over 163 countries were asked to vote.