Bolivia is in final preparations as it prepares for the World Travel Awards (WTA) ceremony in Latin America on July 13, 2019. The leading travel industry in South and Central America will attend what will mark the inaugural ceremony of the WTA in this fascinating country.
The red carpet night will be held at the Real Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in the administrative capital, La Paz, one of the seven urban wonders of the world.
Bolivia, a fast growing tourist destination, is a country of incredible beauty and a rich indigenous culture. From luxury resorts on the shores of Lake Titicaca to the incredible Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia offers a wealth of travel experiences.
Graham Cooke, founder of WTA, states that: "It is an honor to bring the World Travel Awards to Bolivia for the first time in our 26 years of history and I am excited to welcome the most important decision makers in all of Latin America to this charming nation. "
He adds: "WTA has maintained its position as an industry leader for the last 26 years and the global benchmark for rewarding excellence in travel and tourism, and I look forward to joining our nominees in La Paz for what will be a fascinating experience." .
Wilma Alanoca Mamani, Minister of Culture and Tourism of Bolivia, said: "We are delighted to welcome the World Travel Awards, together with the leaders and entrepreneurs of the tourism industry in Latin America and the world who are welcomed with open arms in our wonderful country. Bolivia has a rich cultural, archaeological, tourist and emblematic destinations complementary to the living culture, for the ceremony of the World Travel Awards Latin America 2019 promises to be exciting. The city of La Paz is different, it is unique, its geography, its people, its culture and customs coexist between the ancestral and the modern of a metropolis, "said the Minister of Culture and Tourism of Bolivia, Wilma Alanoca Mamani.
The VIP ceremony will form the fifth stage of the WTA Grand Tour 2019, in search of the best travel and tourism organizations in the world. Other 2019 regional ceremonies include Montego Bay (Jamaica), Abu Dhabi (UAE), Mauritius, Madeira (Portugal), Phu Quoc (Vietnam), and the winners advance to the Grand Final in Muscat (Oman).