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Winners of the inaugural Love Travel Awards announced

World’s most romantic hotels and resorts recognised at Venice awards ceremony.

Celebrating the world’s most outstanding hotels and venues in the romance travel space, the inaugural Love Travel Awards took place at Westin Europa and Regina in Venice on Monday 13 February as part of the first Amour travel trade show, dedicated exclusively to romance travel. 

Witnessed by over 230 industry professionals during a lavish, black-tie ceremony, twenty hotels, resorts and hotel brands received a 2017 Love Travel Award in a variety of categories. These included ‘Best Wedding Hotel’, ‘Most Romantic City Hotel’, ‘Most Romantic Resort Hotel’ and ‘Most Romantic Hotel Brand’, subdivided by location.

Peter Gould, Chairman of Amour and the Love Travel Awards said: “The Love Travel Awards were devised to recognise extraordinary hotels around the world that exist to make people’s dreams come true, and that mantra really sums up this year’s list of winners. It was an honour to present the first ever Love Travel Awards, and everyone nominated should be immensely proud of their achievement.”

The winners of the 2017 Love Travel Awards are:

Best Wedding Hotel – Asia Pacific
Winner: Conrad Koh Samui
Collected by: Sandro Botticelli, Marketing Director of Thailand Tourism

Best Wedding Hotel – Indian Ocean
Winner: Velaa Private Island
Collected by: Gabriella Markova, Executive Director of Sales & Marketing

Best Wedding Hotel – Europe
Winner: Ca'Sagredo
Collected by: Lorenza Lain, General Manager

Best Wedding Hotel – Middle East & Africa
Winner: Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

Best Wedding Hotel – North America
Winner: Calistoga Ranch, an Auberge Resort

Best Wedding Hotel – South America
Winner: Belmond Copacabana Palace

Best Wedding Hotel – Caribbean
Winner: COMO Parrot Cay

Most Romantic Resort Hotel – Asia/Pacific
Winner: Hanging Gardens of Bali
Collected by: Fitri Peretz, Owner

Most Romantic Resort Hotel – Indian Ocean
Winner: Soneva Fushi
Collected by: Nuntiva Wirotworachi, Associate Director of Sales

Most Romantic Resort Hotel –  Middle East & Africa
Winner: Chalkley Treehouse

Most Romantic Resort Hotel – Europe
Winner: Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort

Most Romantic Resort Hotel – North America
Winner: Post Ranch Inn

Most Romantic Resort Hotel – South America
Winner: Alto Atacama Desert Lodge & Spa

Most Romantic Resort Hotel – Caribbean
Winner: Jade Mountain

Most Romantic City Hotel – Asia Pacific
Winner: Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Most Romantic City Hotel – Europe
Winner: Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Collected by: Sara Salona, Event Manager

Most Romantic City Hotel – Middle East & Africa
Winner: La Mamounia

Most Romantic City Hotel – North America
Winner: The Setai

Most Romantic City Hotel – South America
Winner: Faena Hotel Buenos Aires

Most Romantic Hotel Brand
Winner: Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Collected by: Carsten Lima, Vice President of Sales

The Love Travel Awards were voted for by a global audience of romance travel professionals. The trade show hosting the awards, Amour, was created by Worldwide Events as a dedicated event to connect romance travel specialists and destination wedding planners with the world’s most extraordinary romantic experience providers from 12-15 February 2017.

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