The awards recognise persons and organisations that have excelled in / or are involved in the marketing of tourism from distinctive sectors of the journey trade
The 2023 edition of PATWA Global Journey Awards was held on March 8, 2023 at City Dice, Berlin with the Partner Place, Zimbabwe.
The PATWA International Travel Awards are handed out at the time a calendar year in the month of March at ITB Berlin, the world’s greatest vacation and trade fair. The PATWA International Journey Awards have earned a reputation as 1 of the most coveted and sought following awards of the vacation trade considering that their inception in 1999.
The awards recognise folks and organisations that have excelled in / or are included in the advertising of tourism from distinctive sectors of the vacation trade these kinds of as aviation, lodges, journey agencies, tour operators, destinations, govt bodies, tourism ministries and other services service provider(s) connected right or indirectly to the sector.
The 2023 winners included The Claridges, for Best Classic Resort, Tamara Leisure Activities for Finest Boutique Hotel Chain, Trance Motels for Most effective Up to date Hotel Chain, Roseate Lodges & Resorts for Finest Hotel Chain – Specialized niche Properties and IHCL for Very best Hotel Chain of the Yr among Hospitality Category.
The Platform also recognised Locations and Nations whose winners have been West Bengal, India for Finest Point out – Culture, Tamil Nadu, India for Destination of the Yr – Heritage, Jamaica for World’s Best Island, Bulgaria for Place of the Year – Balkan Region, Zimbabwe for Desired destination of the 12 months – Normal Magnificence and Georgia for Location of the Yr – Sustainable Tourism.
Leading Individuals from the Journey, Hospitality and Tourism ended up also awarded in the class of Particular person Excellence with winners.
WINNIE MUCHANYUKA – Ideal Professional – Spot Management
VIKRAM ADITYA SINGH – Ideal Specialist – Hospitality
V.M MANOJ MATHEW – Best Experienced – Hospitality Operations
ANURAAG BHATNAGAR – CEO of the 12 months, Accommodations
ZUBIN SAXENA – Qualified of the Calendar year – Lodges
KUSH KAPOOR – Management Honour – Hospitality Functions
RANJIT PHILLIPOSE – International Achiever – Hospitality
VEER VIJAY SINGH – Management Honour – Excellence in Hospitality
ROHIT KHOSLA – Management Honour – Lodge Functions
PRABHAT VERMA – Leadership Honour Hospitality Management
PUNEET CHHATWAL – Person of the Yr, Hospitality
ALAIN ST.ANGE – Lifetime Achievement AWARD – FOR Advertising OF THE Travel TRADE
H.E.EDMUND BARTLETT – Life time Accomplishment AWARD – FOR Advertising OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM
H. E. THIRU K RAMACHANDRAN – TOURISM MINISTER OF THE Calendar year – INDIA
H.E NQOBIZITHA MANGALISO NDLOVU – TOURISM MINISTER OF THE Calendar year – AFRICA
H.E.ILIN DIMITROV – TOURISM MINISTER OF THE 12 months – BALKAN REGION
H. E FATIMA AL SAIRAFI – Lady TOURISM MINISTER OF THE YEAR
A top secret jury comprising PATWA customers, officials and mystery travellers choose the shortlisted names that meet the necessary criteria. The nominees are evaluated on many pre-established benchmarks with an in depth audit, as essential. The winners are decided at the PATWA worldwide council assembly held every year.
“Our jury this calendar year has centered on locations and geographic areas that are probably to emerge as tourism very hot spots in the years to occur. We proceed to recognise models, companies and destinations who lay emphasis on sustainable tourism with a aim on the two the environment and marketing of custom and society. We have also conferred awards on men and women who have designed a mark on the journey and tourism sectors. This involves tourism ministers and leaders of resorts, airlines, and vacation spot administration companies whose contributions go mainly unrecognised and rarely acknowledged,” reported Yatan Ahluwalia, Secretary General of PATWA and the Head Jury of the PATWA Intercontinental Travel Awards Council.
Pacific Location Travel Writers Affiliation (PATWA) organises the PATWA Intercontinental Travel Awards and the PATWA Entire world Tourism & Aviation Leader’s Summit every single 12 months at ITB Berlin, which is the world’s biggest vacation truthful and is attended by far more than 7,000 journalists and travel / tourism trade exhibitors and gurus from in excess of 180 countries.