World Travel Awards 2015
by on October 12, 2015

World Travel Awards 2015 – (Ecuador Leading Travel)

Ecuador is without a doubt getting the world´s attention, a few years back Ecuador was synonymous to the Galapagos Islands.. and nothing more than that. Fast forward to Saturday, October the 10th of 2015, & Ecuador is taking home an accolade of awards for the 3rd consecutive time!

The WTA (World Travel Awards) is a big deal for the travel industry, in their own words: “we recognize and reward travel excellence” According to the Wall Street Journal it’s the equivalent to the Oscars of the Travel industry. 

The 22nd World Travel Awards 2015 ceremony took place in our neighboring country, Colombia – Bogota, the prizes are annually awarded per continent and divided into different categories, Ecuador was among many South America’s nominations for 2015.

The Oscars of the Travel Industry


World Travel Awards 2015 wins for Ecuador

Quito World Travel Award 2015

South America’s Leading Destination 2015 – 3rd year winner

Green World Travel Award 2015

South America’s Leading Green Destination 2015 – 2nd year winner

Train World Travel Award 2015

South America’s Leading Luxury Train 2015, 2nd year winner

Other South America’s & Regional Awards for Ecuador

South America’s Leading Airport – Mariscal Sucre

South America’s Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel – Hotel Plaza Grande

South America’s Leading Hotel – Swissôtel Quito, Ecuador

Ecuador’s Leading Boutique Hotel – Hotel Plaza Grande

Ecuador’s Leading Business Hotel – Hotel Oro Verde Guayaquil

Ecuador’s Leading Green Hotel – Mashpi Lodge

Ecuador’s Leading Hotel – Swissôtel Quito

Ecuador’s Leading Hotel Suite – Presidential Suite @ Swissôtel Quito

Ecuador’s Leading Resort – Arasha Tropical Forest Resort & Spa

Ecuador’s Leading Spa Resort Termas de Papallacta

Ecuador Leading Travel

Ecuador World Travel Award 2015

Dominic Hamilton, Vice Minister of Promotion – Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador

With the campaign  entering its second phase: Feel Again, and the revamped train route winning for the best luxury train in South America – are both clear examples that hard work and dedication really does pay off.

Ecuador shows no signs of slowing down,  in Sandra Naranjo’s own words (Ecuadorean Minister of Tourism) “These international awards confirm once again that Ecuador continues to captivate the world with its spectacular destinations and tourism products, which have earned it worldwide recognition as a location with great potential to offer its visitors”

Good things come in small packages, Ecuador is showcasing this small country can cater quality destinations and products to the world, all the while winning as a Leading Green Destination. What an exciting time for Ecuador!

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Kenneth Wooster

I’ve been to Ecuador and loved every minute of it! well deserved awards, congratulations 🙂

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