World Events Around the Globe in Tourism

India the land of culture and tradition and the best place to be in, if you are in search of tour delights. India is a mix of absolutely fascinating lands and the most mesmerizing locales, and provides the tourist with the most interesting sights.

India wont two prestigious awards, for being the Best Destination and also for being the Best marketing Campaign in the world. This happened in the world Travel Awards that was held in London. India competed with major tourism nations like Brazil, South Africa, Kenya, Australia, Switzerland and the United States of America.

World events

The awards are certainly a boost to the efforts taken by the Indian Government to showcase India as a great global destination. There are plans to increase the total footfall, by the time it is 2016. Indian tourism is already on the increase and the country is witnessing a great upward trend in the arrival of the visitors.

India had a great competition from New York, London, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town and also Sydney and won the award which is the most prestigious that could be awarded in this major event. This in itself is a great high profile event in the arena of tourism.

Rio de Janeiro

There is another important news that the Etihad Airways was judged as the leading air carrier for the world and this has happened for the third year in succession. There were a lot of competitors like Lufthansa, KLM, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and Qatar.

The new hotel Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi took an award for the best hotel and it had great competitors like the Mandarin Oriental Paris, the Carlton Hong Kong, the towering Ritz and also the super modern W Hotel London in the Leicester Square.

Again there is this wonderful news that Gstaad Palace in Switzerland was given the status of the world’s best resort for skiing, and the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort & Spa in Antigua is the most romantic resort.

Gstaad Palace in Switzerland

There was another recognition, wherein the Universal Orlando was given the World’s Leading Theme Resort award.

There were other winners in the ceremony, has seen many awards being handed out and this had the Royal Caribbean, as the leading cruise line of the world. Easy jet was given the award of being the low cost airline in the world. The Blue Train got the award of being the world’s leading luxury train. Korean Air was recognized as the most innovative airline.

These awards are the ways of culminating an entire year of initial heats with the travel agents around the world choosing the winner.

It is an amazing thing that the state of Orissa won the best tourist destination award. This is a prestigious award for the state and is based on a survey of the readers of a magazine called Travel + Leisure Indian and South Asia. These readers were responsible for putting Odisha on the top of the travel destination spots.

There are many parameters like the arrival of tourists, new tourist locales and also extensive marketing which gave the award to the state.

Then there is this fact that Turkey got the best emerging destination in tourism award. Again Goa won the best wedding and honeymoon destination award.


There are many efforts being taken by the entire tourist destination across the country to encourage tourism and to help the tourists get adjusted to the lovely locales in these regions. Tourism per se is a beautiful way of handling the masses across the world and such awards only encourage their interests in exploring newer locales.

Get to know the best events and happenings around the world and go and splurge your finances in the most fascinating locales.

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