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Quito has been nominated for the Tourism Oscars

Quito has been nominated for the Tourism Oscars

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This year, the capital of Ecuador has once again been nominated by the World Travel Awards for the South America’s Leading Destination award, an award it has won the last three years running.


Quito’s Mayor’s Office, through Quito Turismo, invites Quiteños, Ecuadorians and foreigners alike to vote online for our city. Votes by those associated with tourism are worth double.
Find out how to support Quito:


1.  Go to www.worldtravelawards.com/vote
2.  Register (enter your name, country, email and password) to open an account.
3.  You will receive an email requiring you to verify your email address. Click and go to VOTING.
4.  Contest categories will appear. Chose the South America’s Leading Destination category and click on number 24.


Voting will be extended until May 6, 2016. Other participants in this category are: Río de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, representing Brazil; Santiago and Easter Island for Chile; Buenos Aires; Lima; Bogotá and the Galápagos Islands.
Quito is also participating in four other categories for South America: Leading Business Travel Destination, Leading Meetings & Conference Destination, Leading City Break Destination, and Leading Airport. Additionally, Quito Turismo has been nominated for the Leading City Tourist Board award.


Several establishments within the Quito Metropolitan District are also participating in a variety of categories, including: Leading Boutique Hotel (Casa Gangotena and Hotel Plaza Grande), Leading Hotel  (Swissôtel), Leading Conference Hotel (Swissôtel), Leading Hotel Suite (JW Marriott), Leading Luxury  All Suite Hotel (Hotel Plaza Grande), Leading Resort (Arasha Tropical Forest Resort) and Leading Green Hotel (Mashpi Lodge).


About the World Travel Awards


The Travel Awards were established 23 years ago to acknowledge and celebrate excellence in all sectors of the tourism and travel industry around the world. The awards comprise categories that cover every single continent. These nominations are made based on the recommendations from tourism industry professionals, and the winners are chosen by citizens and tourism sector professionals from around the world by their votes.


Awards Ceremony


The Award Ceremony for the World Travel Awards Latin America will take place on July 1 in Lima – Peru.

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