London, June 4th 2015 – World Travel Awards announces Delta Air Lines as the Official Airline Partner for the upcoming Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015.
Visiting Colombia for the first time, the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony will take place on October 10th in Bogota.
The event will receive tourism leaders from across the region, as well as influential business directors and entrepreneurs.
Commenting on the deal, World Travel Awards President Graham Cooke said: “It is an honor to welcome Delta Air Lines as our Official Airline Partner for the Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. The world’s largest airline by market capitalisation, Delta is the perfect partner for us in the region.”
He added: “I look forward to welcoming them to Gala Ceremony alongside our other guests for what is sure to be a fantastic night in Bogota.”
Delta Air Lines serves more than 170 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 335 destinations in 64 countries on six continents.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft.
“The World Travel Awards recognise quality and excellence in the travel industry, values that Delta is committed to upholding,” said Nicolas Ferri, Delta’s vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean.
“Delta focuses its efforts on being the best US airline in Latin America and the Caribbean. Every day, we work to improve our regional alliances and strong global network in order to offer our Latin American customers the best travel experience.”
Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture with Virgin Atlantic.
Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights, with key hubs and markets including Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle and Tokyo-Narita.
World Travel Awards (WTA) was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
In 2015, WTA will celebrate its historic 22nd anniversary. Each year WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.