The 24th installment of the World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia took place in Shanghai.
The 24th installment of the World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia took place in Shanghai, China this year. The official gala ceremony was held in China’s economic capital, at the Grand Kempinski Hotel last weekend.

The gala ceremony also showcased some of China’s finest traditions, including Kirin - a celebration, through song, of the mythical animals of Kylin who promote peace and prosperity.

Prior to the ceremony, media and guests were treated to a tour of the city’s famous attractions, which included Yu Garden, the Old City Town, Jade Buddha Temple and Tian Zi Fang area.

Here are some of the winners:

Australia

* Australia’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2017: Emporium Hotel

* Australia’s Leading Business Hotel 2017: Grand Hyatt Melbourne

* Australia’s Leading Car Rental Company 2017: Sixt

* Australia’s Leading Hotel 2017: InterContinental Sydney

* Australia’s Leading Hotel Residences 2017: Hilton Surfers Paradise Residences

* Australia’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017: Presidential Suite @ Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

* Australia’s Leading Lodge 2017: Sal Salis Ningaloo Reef

* Australia’s Leading Resort 2017: One& Only Hayman Island, Great Barrier Reef

* Australia’s Leading Travel Agency 2017: Flight Centre

New Zealand

* New Zealand’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2017: The George Christchurch

* New Zealand’s Leading Business Hotel 2017: Crowne Plaza Auckland

* New Zealand’s Leading Car Rental Company 2017: Sixt

* New Zealand’s Leading Hotel 2017: Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

* New Zealand’s Leading Hotel Residences 2017: Residences at Pullman Auckland

* New Zealand’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017: Penthouse @ Hotel Montreal

* New Zealand’s Leading Resort 2017: Eagles Nest

China

* China’s Leading Airport Hotel 2017: Hilton Beijing Capital Airport

* China’s Leading Beach Resort 2017: InterContinental Sanya Haitang Bay Resort

* China’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2017: Cachet Boutique Shanghai

* China’s Leading Business Hotel 2017: Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai

* China’s Leading Car Rental Company 2017: Europcar

* China’s Leading City Hotel 2017:The Peninsula Shanghai

* China’s Leading Conference Hotel 2017:JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai at Tomorrow Square, China

* China’s Leading Design Hotel 2017: Hotel Éclat Beijing

* China’s Leading Destination Management Company 2017: China International Travel Service

* China’s Leading Family Resort 2017: MGM Grand Sanya

* China’s Leading Hotel 2017: Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai

* China’s Leading Hotel Brand 2017: Marriott Hotels

* China’s Leading Hotel Residences 2017:THE ONE Executive Suites Shanghai

* China’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017: Presidential Suite @ Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai

* China’s Leading Lifestyle Hotel Brand 2017: HNA Hospitality Group

* China’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2017:West Air

* China’s Leading New Hotel 2017:Shanghai Disneyland Hotel, China

* China’s Leading Online Travel Agency 2017: Tuniu

* China’s Leading Private Jet Charter 2017 : Deer Jet

* China’s Leading Resort 2017: InterContinental Sanya Haitang Bay Resort

* China’s Leading Serviced Apartment Brand 2017: Frasers Hospitality

* China’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2017: Ascott Raffles City Chengdu

* China’s Leading Travel Agency 2017: Tuniu

* China’s Leading Travel Management Company 2017:HNA Tourism Group

* China’s Leading Villa Resort 2017:Pullman Sanya Yalong Bay Villas and Resort

* China’s Leading Wedding Venue 2017:Renaissance Sanya Resort & Spa