The awards recognise folks and organisations that have excelled in / or are associated in the marketing of tourism from different sectors of the vacation trade
The 2023 edition of PATWA Intercontinental Vacation Awards was held on March 8, 2023 at Town Cube, Berlin with the Lover Country, Zimbabwe.
The PATWA Intercontinental Vacation Awards are handed out at the time a calendar year in the month of March at ITB Berlin, the world’s most significant travel and trade reasonable. The PATWA Worldwide Journey Awards have acquired a popularity as just one of the most coveted and sought soon after awards of the journey trade considering that their inception in 1999.
The awards recognise people today and organisations that have excelled in / or are associated in the advertising of tourism from various sectors of the vacation trade this sort of as aviation, lodges, vacation organizations, tour operators, locations, governing administration bodies, tourism ministries and other service provider(s) linked immediately or indirectly to the sector.
The 2023 winners incorporated The Claridges, for Most effective Classic Lodge, Tamara Leisure Activities for Finest Boutique Lodge Chain, Trance Resorts for Ideal Present-day Resort Chain, Roseate Motels & Resorts for Best Lodge Chain – Specialized niche Properties and IHCL for Finest Hotel Chain of the 12 months among Hospitality Group.
The System also recognised Locations and Countries whose winners ended up West Bengal, India for Best Condition – Tradition, Tamil Nadu, India for Location of the Calendar year – Heritage, Jamaica for World’s Very best Island, Bulgaria for Place of the Yr – Balkan Location, Zimbabwe for Spot of the 12 months – Purely natural Attractiveness and Georgia for Vacation spot of the 12 months – Sustainable Tourism.
Leading People today from the Journey, Hospitality and Tourism ended up also awarded in the group of Particular person Excellence with winners.
WINNIE MUCHANYUKA – Very best Expert – Desired destination Management
VIKRAM ADITYA SINGH – Very best Specialist – Hospitality
V.M MANOJ MATHEW – Best Professional – Hospitality Operations
ANURAAG BHATNAGAR – CEO of the Yr, Motels
ZUBIN SAXENA – Professional of the 12 months – Inns
KUSH KAPOOR – Leadership Honour – Hospitality Operations
RANJIT PHILLIPOSE – Global Achiever – Hospitality
VEER VIJAY SINGH – Management Honour – Excellence in Hospitality
ROHIT KHOSLA – Management Honour – Lodge Operations
PRABHAT VERMA – Leadership Honour Hospitality Administration
PUNEET CHHATWAL – Man or woman of the Yr, Hospitality
ALAIN ST.ANGE – Life span Accomplishment AWARD – FOR Advertising OF THE Travel TRADE
H.E.EDMUND BARTLETT – Lifetime Achievement AWARD – FOR Marketing OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
H. E. THIRU K RAMACHANDRAN – TOURISM MINISTER OF THE Yr – INDIA
H.E NQOBIZITHA MANGALISO NDLOVU – TOURISM MINISTER OF THE Year – AFRICA
H.E.ILIN DIMITROV – TOURISM MINISTER OF THE Year – BALKAN REGION
H. E FATIMA AL SAIRAFI – Girl TOURISM MINISTER OF THE YEAR
A mystery jury comprising PATWA users, officers and thriller travellers choose the shortlisted names that fulfill the important conditions. The nominees are evaluated on several pre-established criteria with an extensive audit, as necessary. The winners are made the decision at the PATWA global council meeting held yearly.
“Our jury this calendar year has focused on places and geographic locations that are likely to arise as tourism warm spots in the many years to come. We proceed to recognise models, providers and locations who lay emphasis on sustainable tourism with a target on both equally the ecosystem and promotion of custom and culture. We have also conferred awards on folks who have created a mark on the journey and tourism sectors. This includes tourism ministers and leaders of accommodations, airways, and desired destination management businesses whose contributions go mostly unrecognised and seldom acknowledged,” explained Yatan Ahluwalia, Secretary Typical of PATWA and the Head Jury of the PATWA Intercontinental Travel Awards Council.
Pacific Region Travel Writers Affiliation (PATWA) organises the PATWA Worldwide Journey Awards and the PATWA World Tourism & Aviation Leader’s Summit each and every year at ITB Berlin, which is the world’s most significant journey honest and is attended by much more than 7,000 journalists and journey / tourism trade exhibitors and specialists from about 180 international locations.