POSTED: December 4th 2013
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Qatar named World's Leading Sports Tourism Destination at World Travel Awards

Qatar has bid for the Olympics and plans to continue their quest for the Olympic Dream / WTA
Qatar has bid for the Olympics and plans to continue their quest for the Olympic Dream / WTA

CHAD WISE / SFC

La Cigale Hotel in Doha held the 2013 World Travel Awards Grand Final 30 Nov., with CEOs of leading travel companies, government officials and tourism board chiefs in Qatar to celebrate the world’s best travel and tourism brands.

Guests of honour Qatar Museums Authority Chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad al-Thani and Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulaziz al-Thani were also in attendance to witness Qatar be selected as the World’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination at the World Travel Awards 2013. Qatar finished top above other locales like Abu Dhabi, Auckland, Beijing, Dubai, Durban, London, Melbourne, New Orleans, Rio de Janeiro, Seoul, Tokyo and Vancouver.

More than 1,500 nominees in 173 categories competed for awards at the World Travel Awards, which marked its 20th anniversary in Doha.

The host hotel, La Cigale Hotel, won the World’s Leading Hotel Dining and Entertainment Experience and World’s Excellence in Service awards, while the St Regis Hotel was named the World’s Leading Business Hotel.

Regency Travels and Tours was named the World’s Leading Travel Agency and Katara Hospitality won the World’s Leading Hospitality Company award. The Royal Villa at the Sharq Village and Spa won the World’s Leading Villa award and the W-Doha Hotel and Residences won the World’s Leading Hotel Residencies award.


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