World Travel Awards (WTA) self-nominations for the 20th annual ceremonies this year opened on Jan. 7 for all regional categories.
Many companies and destinations are expected to participate due to the marketing and networking opportunities that the ceremonies offer, according to the WTA announcement.
Nominations are being accepted for all regional categories including Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Europe, Indian Ocean, Middle East, and North, South and Central America.
This year’s tour will also include Maldives, Dubai (UAE), Antalya (Turkey), Kenya, Peru, Antigua and Singapore throughout the year. The winners in these categories will go on to the Grand Final in Las Vegas at the end of 2014.
WTA aims to reward excellence in customer service, product development and business performance throughout the tourism industry.
The 2013 nominees will be published on the WTA website.
Entry forms, deadlines and rules can be found at www.worldtravelawards.com/nominate.