Tourism

World Travel Awards has revealed it will host its North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia.

The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from across North America will attend what will mark World Travel Awards first ceremony in Canada.

Nestled in the southern interior of British Columbia, the Thompson Okanagan is blessed with natural wonders.

It is a region rich in indigenous culture, sun-soaked valleys surrounded by sweeping grasslands and connected throughout by water.

These lush valleys set the scene for a thriving culinary scene and world-class vineyards.

Graham Cooke, founder, World Travel Awards, said: “We are deeply honoured to host our North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan.

“This delightful region of British Columbia is leading the way in sustainable tourism practice and serving as a benchmark of how to preserve Mother Nature for the benefit of future generations.”

He added: “The Thompson Okanagan is a region of overwhelming beauty that ranges from towering waterfalls and soaring mountains to verdant valleys and glacial lakes.

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“I look forward to welcoming the most senior decision-makers of North Americas travel industry for what promises to be a most memorable ceremony in this phenomenal region.”

Tourism

Trans Guyana Airways has announced a new route to Guyana from Amsterdam International Airport Schiphol.

Launched in in collaboration with KLM, the route will launch on Sunday.

Flying to Eugene F. Correia International Airport (Ogle, Guyana) through Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport (Suriname), this new route brings Europe closer to Guyana.

With a total transfer time of just 12 hours and direct access from Amsterdam, Schiphol in the Netherlands, it will also offer further connections from other parts of Europe and Asia.

The twice-weekly flight, departing from Amsterdam on Sundays and Mondays at 11:30 will become the fastest route for European travellers to Guyana.

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Despite requiring a change of plane in Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport (Suriname), travellers will be in transit and therefore will not require a Suriname visa or need to clear customs or immigration.

Luggage will be checked all the way through.

Bookable via KLM.com and Transguyana.net, the two-hour Trans Guyana transfer will be onboard the airlines Beech 1900D flying from Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport (Suriname) to Eugene F. Correia International Airport (Ogle, Guyana), connecting with KLMs direct flight from Amsterdam, Schiphol.

Eugene F. Correia International Airport (Ogle, Guyana) is located just ten minutes away from the heart of Guyanas capital city, Georgetown, offering ideal access for travellers looking to explore the little-known South American country.

Tourism

World Travel Awards has revealed it will host its North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan, British Columbia.

The leading travel industry figureheads and decision-makers from across North America will attend what will mark World Travel Awards first ceremony in Canada.

Nestled in the southern interior of British Columbia, the Thompson Okanagan is blessed with natural wonders.

It is a region rich in indigenous culture, sun-soaked valleys surrounded by sweeping grasslands and connected throughout by water.

These lush valleys set the scene for a thriving culinary scene and world-class vineyards.

Graham Cooke, founder, World Travel Awards, said: “We are deeply honoured to host our North America Gala Ceremony 2020 in the Thompson Okanagan.

“This delightful region of British Columbia is leading the way in sustainable tourism practice and serving as a benchmark of how to preserve Mother Nature for the benefit of future generations.”

He added: “The Thompson Okanagan is a region of overwhelming beauty that ranges from towering waterfalls and soaring mountains to verdant valleys and glacial lakes.

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“I look forward to welcoming the most senior decision-makers of North Americas travel industry for what promises to be a most memorable ceremony in this phenomenal region.”