Get set for Arabian Travel Awards 2019

This year, Arabian Travel Awards will be held on October 22, at the Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, with leading travel commerce company Travelport as its technology partner.

TT Bureau

As the countdown begins for the third edition of the coveted Arabian Travel Awards, nominations are still open for those who would like to be part of an evening of appreciation for those who have contributed towards not just the travel and tourism industry, but the economy of the destination as well.

Arabian Travel Awards follow a fair, unbiased, and systematic method of internet-based voting. The awards will be divided into four categories — Personal Awards, Business Awards, Trending Awards and Partner Awards. They will include awards for the Best Business Hotel, Best Family Friendly Hotel, Best City Hotel, Best Green Hotel, Best Leisure Hotel, Best Destination Management Company, Best Hotel Apartments, Best B2B Travel Portal and Best Luxury Hotel, to name a few.

“We are getting everything ready for the third edition of Arabian Travel Awards which will be held in the new Dubai area adjacent to the Tecom area. Our hospitality partner this year is Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, and at the same time we are very happy to announce our partnership for the third consecutive year with Travelport. Having one of the world’s biggest GDS platforms as a partner is not a mean feat to achieve and we are happy that our association has only grown over the years. This is also a great opportunity for our award winners who will be recognised on a global scale thanks to the platform that Travelport provides to them. We hope that this association will scale new heights,” states Nikhil Jeet, Director, Arabian Travel Awards.

Kathryn Wallington, Country Manager for the UAE, Travelport, comments, “We are delighted to partner with Arabian Travel Awards 2019 for the third consecutive year. In the past year, Travelport has worked closely with customers and partners to launch a series of innovative solutions in travel distribution and merging technologies, such as mobile, AR/VR, blockchain, etc. We will continue to innovate and build technologies that power the  regional and global travel industry.”

Tolga Lacin, General Manager, Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, states, “Arabian Travel Awards are extremely important as they appreciate and showcase those behind the success of the hospitality industry and reward their continued hard work. We are very excited with our new partnership with them and believe this is not going to be a short-term partnership; it is just a start and we will go a long way to create an impact for the industry.”

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