Travel agents worldwide has chosen Malaysia as the Leading Destination in Asia. – The Malaysian Insider filepic, October 31, 2015.Malaysia has been named the Leading Destination in Asia in the 22nd World Travel Awards, which polls the opinions of travel agents worldwide.
Tourism Malaysia also bagged the Leading Tourist Board title, while AirAsia was voted the region's best cabin crew.
Resorts World Genting was awarded Asia's Leading Themed Resort.
This year's World Travel Awards results was released Friday.
Other notable winners were Leading Airline to Singapore Airlines, while Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai, China was voted as Leading Hotel in Asia. Shanghai's airport also came out on top, and China's Fuchun Resort was named Leading Resort.
Winners in the Asia category will compete against destinations worldwide in the Grand Final, to be held in Morocco in December.
The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 and ackowledges winners in the tourism and travel industry by regions, including the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, South, Central and North America, the Carribean, Asia, Australasia and Europe. – AFP Relaxnews, October 31, 2015.