Vote for New Zealand

Following Tourism New Zealand's recent win for the third year running as Australasia's Leading Tourist Board, it has been nominated in two categories for the World Travel Awards.

Tourism New Zealand is in the running to be named the World's Leading Tourist Board. And it's new 100% Middle-earth 100% Pure New Zealand campaign is one of just four finalists for the World's Leading Destination Marketing Campaign. The other finalists are Australia - There's Nothing Like Australia; Morocco - Movement for more summer; and Spain - I need Spain.

New Zealand's other regional winners - Air New Zealand, Auckland, The Spire Queenstown and Millbrook are also contenders for World Awards. Also nominated in some of the numerous categories are Wellington and Auckland Airports; Bluebridge Ferries; The George, Sky City and Langham Hotels; and luxury lodges Huka, Okareka and Solitaire. New Zealand is also nominated as the World's Leading Sports Tourism Destination.

The official online voting is now open at and closes on 25th November. Winners are selected by the votes cast by tourism professionals in over 160 countries across the globe - so check out the lists of nominees and vote today!

The winners will be announced in Delhi, India on 12 December.

The World Travel Awards was founded in 1993 to recognise, acknowledge and reward excellence in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry worldwide.