Ecuador to Host World Travel Awards on August 9th 2014

Published on : Friday, March 21, 2014

world-travel-awardsWorld Travel Awards (WTA), is recognized as the “Oscars of the travel industry”, has disclosed plans to host its South & Central America Gala Ceremony in the historic city of Quito, Ecuador on August 9th 2014.



The who’s who of Latin American travel will attend the VIP ceremony to celebrate and recognize their success over the past twelve months. The red-carpet evening is being held in joint venture with the Quito Turismo, and will include a gala dinner and top entertainment, and the presentation of the most popular awards in the industry. It will take place at Centro Cultural Itchimbía, a wonderful glass-and-iron building which forms the centrepiece of Quito’s Parque Itchimbia. The ceremony will mark the third leg of WTA’s 2014 Grand Tour, a yearlong global search for the world’s finest travel tourism and hospitality organisations, covering seven continents.




“We are delighted to host our first ceremony in Ecuador, a decision that reflects the crucial contribution that tourism makes to the national economy. The Ecuadorian tourism sector is enjoying solid growth as a result of the government programme to improve tourism-related infrastructure, most notably Quito’s new state-of-the-art airport,” said Graham E. Cooke, President & Founder, WTA.




He also said, “The selection of our hosts is fundamental to the success of our awards programme and Quito possesses all the ingredients to rise to the challenge of hosting our South & Central America Ceremony 2014 – a beautiful city bursting with ancient history, a thriving cultural scene and world-class gastronomy.”




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