World Travel Awards Ceremony To Be held In Jordan


The Ritz-Carlton, Amman will host the Middle East Gala Ceremony of the World Travel Awards (WTA) in 2022. On September 18, 2022, the capital of Jordan will host a gala reception with a red carpet for the most influential figures and decision-makers from the region’s travel industry.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amman is a magnificent new addition to the city’s ever-expanding skyline that raises the bar for luxury hospitality in Jordan. The hotel, situated in the prestigious 5th Circle, is a unique destination for both leisure and business travellers, as well as a gateway to Jordan’s historic sites of Petra, Wadi Rum, and the Dead Sea.

Graham Cooke, Founder of the WTA, stated, “We are honoured to host our Middle East Gala Ceremony 2022 at The Ritz-Carlton, Amman, for what will mark our first ceremony in Jordan, a nation blessed with World Heritage Sites, friendly towns and inspiring desert landscapes.”

He adds that WTA has maintained its position as industry leader for the past 29 years, constantly demonstrating its value as the global standard for recognising excellence in travel and tourism. He comments, “I  look forward to joining the most senior travel industry figures from across the Middle East for what promises to be a fabulous evening, acknowledging those organisations leading our industry’s recovery.”

The General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Amman, Tareq Derbas, stated, “We are delighted to welcome attendees of this year’s World Travel Awards, a milestone not only for our hotel – which officially opened its doors in May – but for Jordan as a whole. It is our great pleasure to welcome some of the world’s foremost travel industry leaders, and we look forward to showing them a level of hospitality and care that is both a hallmark of the Ritz-Carlton brand and a true reflection of the Kingdom and its people.”


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