FAQ



Nomination


Under Free complimentary Nomination, you can Participate in any one of the award program PER YEAR
  1. International Travel Awards
  2. International GM Awards
  3. International Dining Awards
  4. International Spa & Beauty Awards
  5. World Salon Awards
  6. World LifeStyle Awards
  7. World Real Estate Excellence Awards
  8. Arabian Best of Best Awards
  9. Asia Best of Best Awards
  10. Europe Best of Best Awards
  11. America Best of Best Awards
  12. Oceania Best of Best Awards
  13. International Technology Awards
  14. Global Tourism Award
  15. World CEO Awards
  16. World GM Awards
  17. Golden Employer Awards


The Complimentary Nomination plan allows you to nominate any one Individual or Company for free of cost only under City-level competition.

Note : You are obliged to order any one of the Winner package if you become a winner under the complimentary nomination plan.


We offer 1 Complimentary nomination to participate at International Travel Awards.

If you are interested to nominate in more categories such as your Spa, Restaurant or General Manager then you can upgrade your account to premium nomination plan.

Please have a look at the premium nomination plan inclusions and benefits at https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/premium-nomination-plan
The following can be nominated
For International Travel Awards
  • Hotelier
  • Director
  • Sales Director
  • PR Director
  • Marketing Director
  • CEO 
  • Marketing Manager
Team Nomination 
  • HR Team
  • Marketing Team
  • Sales Team
  • Housekeeping Team
  • F & B Team
  • Reservations Team
  • PR Team
  • Spa Team
  • Management Team

For International Dining Awards :
  • Restaurant Owner
  • F&B Manager
  • Sales /Marketing Director
  • Chef
  • PR Director / PR Manager
International Spa & Beauty Awards 
  • Spa / Salon Owner
  • Spa / Salon Director
  • Spa / Salon Manager
  • Therapist / stylist / Beauticians 

There are 3 level of categories when you nominate for the International Travel Awards.
  • City Level  
  • Country Level 
  • Regional or Continent Level  
If you opt for a Complimentary Nomination plan then you are eligible to participate only in City Level competition.

If you wish to nominate your company individuals such as General Manager, PR Director / PR Team / Marketing Team / Manager / Chef / Spa Director or Any other then you are required to upgrade your nomination to the premium nomination package.

Please refer the free & premium nominees package pricing and inclusions at https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/fee-cost-involved/
Free Plan : You can nominate in 1 category.

Premium Plan : You can nominate in 3 categories for each Award.

Please have a look at the premium nomination plan inclusions and benefits at https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/premium-nomination-plan

You can change the category before the voting starts. Once our First Level Jury approves your nomination for voting, You cannot change award nomination category.

The company size does not matter  !!!!
The awards are NOT only for the Fortune 500!! We want to encourage and recognize each and every deserving company in the tourism industry.
We consider the Product Offering, Customer Reviews & various details during our Jury Evaluation. 
Yes. You can apply for more than one award under the premium nomination plan on your (same login) account.

IMPORTANT :  You don't have to create a separate account for each nomination. You can manage all the nominations under one account.

You are required to upgrade your account to premium plan to nominate in Multiple Awards or Multiple Nominations
Please refer the premium nomination inclusions and benefits at https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/fee-cost-involved/


Fee / Cost Involved


Participating at International Travel Awards is Free ( Excluding Tourism Boards, Attractions, Yachts, Cruises, Theme Parks)
We offer 1 Nomination on a complimentary basis

Note :
You are obliged to order any of the winner package if you become one of the winner if you opt for a complimentary nomination plan.

The following companies are eligible for the complimentary nominations.
  • Hotels / Resorts / Villas / Apartments / any other accommodation type
  • Travel Companies
  • DMCs / Tour Operators
  • Spa / Hotel Spa / Spa Chain or Beauty Salon for International Spa Awards
  • Restaurant / Hotel Restaurant / Restaurant Chain for International Dining Awards
If you wish to nominate more such as your General Manager, Restaurant, Spa, General Manager and company individual then you can upgrade your nomination plan to Premium.

You can find the inclusions & benefits of the Premium Nomination plan at https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/premium-nomination-plan

Free Plan benefits

  • Participating in any one of the award program for the entire year  ( out of our 17 Award programs, You can participate in only one award programs)
  • Nominate in One category
  • Nominate your company in City Level.
You are NOT eligible to use Nominee Logo, Award Logo once the voting period is completed. You are NOT allowed to create any designs / posts using our Logo.

You are obliged to order a winner package if you choose to become one of the winner.

Premium Plan benefits.

  • Participating in Multiple awards ( International Travel Awards, International Spa Awards, International Dining Awards, International GM Awards, World CEO Awards, World GM Awards, Golden Employer Awards, International Technology Awards, World Salon Awards, World LifeStyle Awards).
  • Nominate up to 3 Categories in each award
  • Nominate in City, Country & Regional level
  • Featured on our Nominees section.
  • Facebook post about your nomination
  • Instagram Post about your Nomination
  • Linkedin Post about your Nomination
  • If you become one of the winner then you will receive the following benefits.
  • Complimentary Digital Certificates 
  • Discount on Trophy, Medal & Plaque 
  • Discounts on Gala Ceremony Tickets ( if the gala ceremony is conducted )
  • Phone Support
  • Email Support
  • WhatsApp Chat Support.







If you are shortlisted as one of the winner of the award program then You are eligible to order a winner package.

Winner package helps you to promote your winning and take your branding to the next level. We have designed a variety of winner packages with lots of promotional benefits. 
The Winner package includes the following
  • RIGHTS to use International Travel Awards Logo, Brand Name & Winner announcement to the public.
  • Winner Trophy
  • Winner Plaque
  • Winner Certificate - digital
  • Winner Badge - Digital
  • Website Listing Services & etc.
  • Advertisement on our Winner Magazine
  • Listing on Award Portal in winner section
  • Your Website & Social Media will be Linked at our Awards portal
  • Social Media post
Note : the inclusions are based on the winner package you buy.

Please refer to the winner package details at  https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/winner-package/

We have customised different types of winner packages which suits for every winner. Please refer the winner package pricing & inclusions at https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/award-package-kit
Most of our winners prefer the Diamond Package since it has exclusive marketing and branding benefits along with attractive winner materials.The price is also discounted.
Yes. All our winner packages are inclusive of the RIGHTS TO USE International Travel awards Logo, Brand Name.
Even if you order any individual Winner package such as Winner Certificate, Winner Badge & etc.., then you get the RIGHTS TO USE our Award logo and brand name.
Please refer the winner package details at https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/award-package-kit
After purchasing the winner package, You are required to order a Winner package to receive the following
  • Rights to use the award winning title
  • Rights to use Award Logo, and Award Name.
  • Digital Materials 
  • Winner Package items such as Trophy, Medal, Certificate & plaques.
Once you ordered the winner package, We request you to wait till we announce the winners through Gala Ceremony or Online. You are free to announce to your clients once we announced to the world.

Please refer the winner package details athttps://internationaltravelawards.org/app/award-package-kit
No. Winners are NOT allowed to use International Travel Awards Logo, Brand Name or any materials related to International Travel Awards until they order a Winner package.

Rights to use International Travel Awards Logo, Name, Website or any other materials related to award program is a part of the Winner Package. You are free to use all the materials once you order the winner package.

Our Legal & compliance Team regularly checks our Winner's Website, Social Media Pages & Marketing related materials for the misuse of brand name. 
Here is the estimated delivery time for the winner package.
Digital Materials :  7 Working days.
Plaque : 4 Weeks 
Trophy : 4 weeks to 8 weeks

*** The above delivery time is subject to change based on the availability and shipping feasibility. The above schedule is not inclusive of shipping duration. ****

You do not have the RIGHTS to change or modify or create any winner badge using our award Name, award logo and Brand .
We highly recommend our winners to order a winner package since it comes with loads of benefits.

incase if you do not order a winner package once you become one of the winner, All our jury team effort goes waste and Also the company who stands in your next position also lose their winning opportunity.

Considering all these, If you do not order the winner package, You may lose the following benefits.

1). You will not be eligible for a complimentary nomination in our award program in the future for your company and individuals such as CEO, GM, Directors in all our award programs by Golden Tree Events, Dubai.

2). You will be eligible to go only for a Premium Plan ( Diamond & Platinum )






Once you opt for any winner package, You are free to publish. Please make sure to announce your winning after our public announcement.


Judging


We have a rigorous selection process to judge the winners in each category. Few of them are

  • First Level Jury Evaluation
  • Voting 
  • Final Jury Evaluation Process
  • Inspection (optional)

Please refer the judging criteria at https://internationaltravelawards.org/app/judging-criteria/

There is NO money involved during the judging process.

We strongly recommend every nominees, NOT to approach our team with any monetary benefits. 

If we found any company approaches with any monetary benefits to increase their winning chances to our team then we disqualify the nomination without any notice.

NO MONEY INVOLVED DURING THE JUDGING PROCESS

No. we do not share the jury name. Also to remind you that our judging process involves 2 to 3 rounds of evaluation and it is not just by 1 member in the jury panel.

We STRICTLY do not encourage any of our nominees to speak to our judging panel with regards to the nomination.

Yes. If you have more than 15 years of experience in the Tourism and Travel industry then you can apply for our jury team. Our team will review your application and advise you with further process.


Voting & Claim Points


Every Nominee gets maximum of 15 days to collect votes from their Clients and industry partners.

You will be provided with a  Unique Voting Link / URL. This URL will be available in your award portal login / account.

You need to share this Voting URL /QR Code to clients ,partners, industry friends.

Yes, it is a Mandatory step in the winner selection process.

To encourage all our participants, We offer a points for every campaigns they do. You can refer the points for each voting activity you do at "Claim Points" section.

Yes, you can track all the votes received by logging in to your account.

To encourage every nominee, We offer voting points for each marketing /voting campaign they do.

You can claim the voting points just by submitting the screenshot / proof of your marketing activities.

you can claim Points for the below marketing activities.

  • Email Campaigns 
  • WhatsApp Status Message / Broadcast
  • Social Media Sharing ( FB / Instagram / Twitter & etc )
  • PR Submission
  • Placing Voting widget in your website
  • Placing voting banner in your email signatures
  • Facebook / Google Paid ads
  • and any other Unique & Legal way of promotions.

Please refer to the "Claim Points" section in your award portal login for more details.

Its very easy to claim points for your voting campaigns.

You just need to show some proof such as screenshot or URL of your campaign.

Please follow the below steps to claim your points
1). Click  "Claim Points"  on Header Link (top header).
2). You can see the Blue color Button "Claim Points". Click this Button.
3). Select Your Nomination Company ( Hotel / Restaurant / Spa),  Upload Screenshot of your campaign, Enter more details such as URL & Etc.  Thats All. Click "Submit"

Our team will take 3 to 5 working days to review the details and approve /reject your claim points.

PR or Press Release is one of the powerful online media. There are so many PR websites related to travel around the world. You can simply google "Travel PR websites" or "Tourism PR websites"

Some PR companies charge and some companies give free posting .

Here is a guideline to submit a PR :

Step 1 : Write 1 Page article about your nomination at the award program.
Step 2 : Mention the Award Program with Award website Link. For example, If you are nominated at International Travel Awards then mention https://internationaltravelawards.org website in the PR content.
Step 3 : Find the PR website and submit


Here are our tips 

1. Find the Travel News / Travel PR website in your country. You can search in google.
2. Approach them and send the best content. 
Note : If you content is good then many PR websites do not charge and they would love to publish.
3. Follow-up with them for making it  live.

IMPORTANT : Do not forget to link our award website. You will be eligible for the points only if you have mentioned the awards link in the PR.




Gala Ceremony


We are pleased to inform you that we have scheduled 2 Gala Ceremony for the year 2023.

For Europe, Middle East, Africa & America Region winners 
Venue : Dubai - UAE
Date : 10-June-2023 Saturday 6:00pm

For Asia & Oceania Region winners
Venue : Bangkok, Thailand
Date : 26-Aug-2023 Saturday 6:00pm


we will notify all the winners to book their Winner package along with Gala Ceremony tickets 20 to 30 days prior to the Gala Event Date.

IMPORTANT NOTE :  The gala ceremony tickets are provided for the winners who order a winner package on First Come First Serve basis. 

So, We request you to book the winner package at the earliest once you get a notification from our team.

Yes. We have limited participants for our Gala Ceremony, Hence the gala ceremony entry passes will be allocated to the winners who are ordering the winner package on First Come First Serve basis.
You can order a winner package and we will deliver the winner package items by shipping. 

Your digital materials such as Certificate, Winner badge will be sent it via email.

There is a minimum shipping fee of USD 70 applicable per item .
Sorry. We do not block a Gala Ceremony tickets to any winners. It is on real time basis.  We request you to check with our team for the availability. 
The dress code is Business or Traditional Attire. 

We reserve the rights to deny the entry if you do not come in a Business or Traditional attire.
If you become one of the winner then you can order a winner package which includes COMPLIMENTARY gala ceremony tickets.

We have allotted a limited seats for gala ceremony, Hence the Gala Entry tickets will be provided on First Come First Serve basis.

We request you to book your Gala Ceremony ticket at the earliest.

If the gala ceremony entry passes / tickets are available then we can offer at a minimal cost. All the tickets are subject to availability.

If you are not able attend, You can send any of your team members or industry friends to attend the gala ceremony.

The Gala Ceremony ticket cost is not en-cashable / not refundable or Not transferrable to another event.