Oct 2, 2013

Scenic Tours awarded Australasia's Leading Tour Operator

Hailed as “The Oscars of the Travel Industry”, the World Travel Awards celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade. It aims to “celebrate those brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence.”

The World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, recognising the commitment to excellence which Scenic Tours has demonstrated in the last twelve months.
The World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2013 was held at Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Scenic Tours General Manager of Sales and Marketing, Michelle Black, attended the gala dinner on Tuesday 1 October and accepted the award before an invited audience of the industry's leading luminaries and international media. Over four hundred senior travel decision-makers from across Asia and Australasia attended what is renowned as one of the most important events in the travel industry calendar.
Black said, “We are thrilled to receive the award after it being first time nominated. This accolade is testament to our global reputation and recognises our efforts and uncompromising promise to create the ultimate in all-inclusive luxury touring experiences world-wide.”
The award comes after the recent announcement of receiving an ‘Award of Excellence’ from author Steven B. Stern who ranked Scenic Tours in the highest class category for river cruise ships in his book, ‘Guide to European Riverboats and Hotel Barges’, as well as being named the ‘Best Luxury Cruise Line’ by the prestigious New York Travel Writers Society (NYTWS), the ‘Best Luxury Tour Operator’ by Luxury Travel Magazine’s 2013 Gold List, and the ‘Best River Cruise Line’ by Cruise Passenger Magazine.