Travel industry leaders gathered in New Delhi on Thursday, October 14, 2010, to attend the latest edition of the World Travel Awards for Asia and Australasia.

The annual awards recognize best destinations, hotel, airlines, villas, resorts, golf courses, travel brands and tourism promotion organizations.

Winners were selected via a voting process among colleagues in the travel industry and consumers in which thousands of votes were cast.

Now in its 17th year, World Travel Award winners from Asia and Australasia go automatically go on to the World Travel Awards 2010 Grand Final in London, held each year before the World Travel Market scheduled to begin on Sunday, November 7, 2010.

Bali Scores High

The Bali travel products named as winners in their respective categories in New Delhi were:

• Asia’s Leading Beach Resort – Samaya Resort, Bali

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• Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort – Ayana Resort and Spa, Bali

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• Asia’s Leading Luxury Villa – Ayana Resort and Spa, Bali

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• Indonesia’s Leading Golf Course – Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort, Bali

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Related Link: List of Asia Region Winners of World Travel Awards