Asia-Pacific’s top travel traders for 2017 have been recognised at the 28th Annual TTG Travel Awards. The ceremony held at the Centara Grand in Bangkok is a celebration of the industry’s leading travel suppliers, hoteliers and agencies.
The scope of the award categories covered areas of the travel industry from best airlines, hotel chains, independent hotels and resorts to travel agents, services and outstanding achievers.
In the hotel category, Accor Hotels, who are opening their 800th property in Asia this month, have picked up the Best Global Hotel Chain award. The best luxury Hotel from an individual property was awarded to The Peninsula Hong Kong, while Trisara Phuket took home the best beach resort.
Here is a break-down of the winners:
Travel Personality of the Year: Peter Bellew, CEO, Malaysia Airlines Berhad.
Most Sustainable Travel Company: Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
Best Travel Marketing Effort: Tourism Authority of Thailand
Destination of the Year: Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia
Best North American Airline: American Airlines Group Inc.
Best European Airline: Lufthansa German Airlines
Best Pacific Airline: Air New Zealand
Best Asian Low-Cost Carrier: AirAsia
Hotel Chain Awards
Best Global Hotel Chain: AccorHotels
Best Regional Hotel Chain: Park Hotel Group
Best Luxury Hotel Brand: Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
Best Mid-Range Hotel Brand: Best Western International
Best Budget Hotel Brand: Ibis
Hotels – Individual Property Awards
Best Luxury Hotel: The Peninsula Hong Kong
Best Mid-Range Hotel: Ramada Singapore at Zhongshan Park
Best Budget Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Sathorn
Best Boutique Hotel: Casa del Mar Langkawi Malaysia
Best City Hotel – Singapore: Mandarin Orchard Singapore
Bet City Hotel – Bangkok: The Siam
Best City Hotel – Honk Kong: Four Seasons Hotel
Best City Hotel – Hanoi: Park Hyatt Saigon
Best Airport Hotel: Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel
Best Beach Resort: Trisara Phuket
Best Resort Hotel (Non-beach): Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
Best Travel Agency China: China International Travel Service
Best Travel Agency Hong Kong: Westminister Travel Limited
Best Travel Agency Singapore: Chan Brothers Travel
Best Travel Agency Japan: JTB Corp.
Best Airport: Incheon International Airport
Best Cruise Operator: Royal Caribbean International
Best NTO: Philippines Department of Tourism
Best Theme Attraction: National Gallery Singapore
Hall of Fame Awards
Singapore Airlines Limited
Singapore Changi Airport
Hertz Asia Pacific
Raffles Hotel Singapore