Cathay Pacific wins top travel trade awards
15 Oct 2003
Cathay Pacific Airways has won three key awards in the World Travel Awards held in New York. As well as taking the "Asia's Leading Airline" title, the airline also carried off the "World's Leading First Class" and "World's Leading Use of Inflight Technology" awards. This is the fourth consecutive year that Cathay Pacific has won in the Asia's leading airline category since 2000. The airline also won in the World's Leading First Class category last year.
The World Travel Awards, billed as the premier global awards event in the travel industry calendar, have been running for 10 years. This year's ceremony was attended by 500 leading lights from the travel industry at The Plaza Hotel on 13 October.
The awards are decided by votes cast by travel professionals from 80,000 travel agencies in over 200 countries.
Cathay Pacific General Manager Corporate Communication Alan Wong said: “We are delighted to receive such high praise from the travel trade. The awards reflect our commitment to our passengers and product excellence. Congratulations and thanks are due every member of our staff whose hard work made these awards possible.”
More information regarding the World Travel Awards can be found at www.worldtravelawards.com