Published on : Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The four times Europe’s leading Island Destination will use the event for boosting its profile on the international stage.
Last year the Madeira Tourist board bagged the title of World’s Leading Island Destination at the World Travel Awards last year. It will welcome hundreds of industry leaders to the event.
Madeira regional secretary for tourism and culture, Paula Cabaço confirmed the information and mentioned that hosting this event was of great importance. It was not only for the relevance this award but also for the overall number of European tourist destinations which will be present at this ceremony.The extraordinary and unprecedented opportunity to promote Madeira will optimise the islands tourism potential abroad.
Preparations to bring the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony to Madeira started in last December, during the 24th edition of the World Travel Awards Grand Final, held in Vietnam.
World Travel Awards communicated with the Regional Secretariat for Tourism & Culture of this intention.
The entity at present is undergoing a week-long visit on the island to evaluate the logistical conditions necessary to organise an event of this nature and magnitude.
In the coming months more details of the event are excepted to be released.
World Travel Awards group vice president Christopher Frost mentioned that it will be an honour for them to take the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony to Madeira for the first time.
They will be revealing the date for the event in the coming months, the islands are an ideal host for them and he was looking forward to joining the international hospitality elite there next year.
In 1993 the World Travel Awards was established to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.