09 September 2013
This week, at the 20th anniversary of the prestigious World Travel Awards in Turkey, ExCeL London was awarded 'Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre.' This is the fourth consecutive year that ExCeL London has won this coveted title, beating tough competition from the Convention Centre Dublin, ICC Berlin, Fira Barcelona, Palais Des Congres de Paris, Fiera Milano City and Geneva Palexpo.
ExCeL will now go through to the final round of voting for the ultimate accolade in the travel and tourism industry of World's Best. This will be announced at the Grand Final ceremony in December.
James Rees, Executive Director, ExCeL London: "This is an incredible achievement and we are absolutely delighted to be recognised by our industry peers. It is testament to the passion and dedication of our teams at ExCeL, who have worked hard to attract and deliver some of the world's leading events and the support we have had from London & Partners, local and national Government to help us achieve our ambition of becoming Europe's leading events destination. We are committed to investing in our infrastructure to ensure it remains a world class facility that continues to ensure our clients deliver their most successful events with increases in delegates, sponsors and exhibitors."
The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.