Casa de Campo Dominates World, Caribbean and DR Golf Awards and cited DR’s Leading Resort

On this past Sunday the 7th of November, Casa de Campo was once again recognised as the World’s Leading Golf Resort and the Caribbean’s Leading Golf Resort at the World Travel Awards held in London.

Casa de Campo’s victory at the World Travel awards is considered to be of such importance for Casa de Campo and the entire of the Dominican Republic, that it made headline news in the National Newspaper ‘Hoy,’ who proudly proclaimed Casa de Campo to be ‘Lo Mejor Golf Resort del Mundo.’

The following is a press release from Casa de Campo:

Casa de Campo Dominates World, Caribbean and DR Golf Awards and cited DR’s Leading Resort

La Romana, Dominican Republic — Nov. 8, 2010: Dr. Claudio Silvestri, president & CEO of Premier Resorts & Hotels, the management company for Casa de Campo, proudly represented the Dominican Republic’s top luxury resort last night as Casa de Campo was recognized as the 2010 World’s Leading Golf Resort for the fourth consecutive year; 2010 Caribbean’s Leading Golf Resort for the fifth consecutive year; 2010 Dominican Republic’s Leading Golf Resort for the sixth consecutive year and the 2010 Dominican Republic’s Leading Resort, also for the sixth consecutive year.

Graham Cooke, President and Founder, World Travel Awards, said: “This year, like the last continues to challenge every strata of travel and tourism. However, tonight’s World Travel Awards winners see struggle not as a sign of weakness or failure, but as an opportunity for growth and renewal, and a chance to put their business model through the ultimate test.”

He added: “By combining flair and ambition with savvy business acumen, these organizations are spearheading worldwide the recovery of travel and tourism. In doing so they are reinforcing our industry’s role as one of the mainstays of the global economy.”

Hailed as “The Oscars of the Travel Industry” by the Wall Street Journal, the World Travel Awards is recognized worldwide as the ultimate travel accolade. This grand finale event climaxes the year long search to find the very best travel companies in the world. The WTA 2010 nominations featured 5,000 companies in 1,000 categories across 162 countries. The winners were selected by thousands of industry professionals and consumers worldwide who have been voting online.

Seated with Dr. Silvestri at the event was Maria Walters, Director of Leading Leisure, Europe/Middle East and Africa of the Leading Hotels of the World to which Casa de Campo has just become affiliated. Other VIP attendees included: His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al Faisal of Saudi Arabia honored as the “Leading Personality of the Year;” H.E. Chumpol Silapa-Archa, Minister of Tourism & Sports, Thailand; Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Munir bin Abdul Majid, Chairman of Malaysia Airlines, and the Hon. Ed Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica.

PHOTO CREDIT: Michael Hohmann, who took this photo on a recent trip to the Dominican Republic and Casa de Campo, Michael was here taking photos for a piece on the Dominican Republic’s East coast for TOP Magazin Frankfurt.

This article was written by Rebecca Hughes, editor of Casa de Campo Living and Casa de Campo’s entertainment specialist!

Rebecca Hughes, Editorial and Events Marketing
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