The prestigious World Travel Awards have announced the hotels nominated for their annual awards in each category. Meliá Hotels International - six of its nominated hotels on this occasion are located in Cuba. Meliá Cohiba and Meliá Cayo Coco have been nominated as Cuba's Leading Hotel, establishments that enjoy top rankings on several popular websites, including TripAdvisor. In addition, the hotels Meliá las Dunas, Paradisus Princesa del Mar, Paradisus Varadero and Paradisus Río de Oro have been nominated in the Cuba's Leading Resort category.
The World Travel Awards were created in 1993 to acknowledge and reward excellence in all key sectors of the travel, tourism and accommodation industry. Votes from trade professionals and consumers are registered online and the communication campaign is run throughout the year to promote global participation. Today, the brand is world renowned as the seal of excellence in the tourism industry.