TIN Media Hosts Highly Successful Inaugural Asian Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2023, Recognizing Industry Excellence Across Asia & Beyond

By TIN Media | Tourism Malaysia Published 1 week ago on 18 March 2023
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TIN Media, Malaysia’s first independent travel trade media promoting tourism & hospitality in Asia, in partnership with Asia Hospitality Human Resource Association, hosted the Inaugural Asian Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2023. The ceremony, held on March 17, 2023, at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur, was a resounding success and recognised exceptional achievements in the industry across Asia.

The event saw the presence of several notable figures in the industry, including YB Senator Mdm Saraswathy Kandasami, Deputy Minister of Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development, Dato Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik, a Parliamentarian and former Deputy Minister of Tourism, YB YEOH SOON HIN, Penang State Executive Councillor for Tourism and Creative Economy (PETACE), and YB Datuk Joniston Bangkuai, Chairman of the Sabah Tourism Board, among others.

With over 200 nominees from 23 countries, the awards program received a staggering 47,515 public votes and claimed 54,850 total points, demonstrating the significance and worldwide recognition of this prestigious award program.

The ceremony featured a distinguished panel of judges, comprising industry experts and professionals from across the Asia region. The awards were organised using the in-house award management software called "awardex," incorporating features such as public voting and points collections, providing increased transparency and digital exposure for the awards program.

The winners were recognised across a wide range of categories, including Tourism Boards, hotels, resorts, restaurants, tech companies, and leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the industry. The winners from six countries were physically present at the event, including Tanzania, Bulgaria, Cambodia, India, Philippines, and Malaysia, while others received their awards virtually.

The ceremony was a remarkable opportunity to showcase the best and brightest in the industry, and TIN Media is proud to have initiated this awards program. The company remains committed to promoting and supporting the tourism and hospitality industry in Asia and beyond.

"We are delighted to have received such an overwhelming response to our first Asian Tourism & Hospitality Awards. This ceremony represents a fantastic opportunity to recognise the outstanding individuals and organisations who have demonstrated unparalleled excellence in their respective fields. We look forward to continuing to showcase and celebrate the very best of the Asian tourism and hospitality industry in the years to come," said Datuk Seri Azman Ujang, Chairman of TIN Media.

TIN Media and Asia Hospitality Human Resource Association's Inaugural Asian Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2023 was a great success and will continue to provide recognition to exceptional achievements in the industry across Asia & Beyond.

You can find the full list & details of winners on www.athawards.com.


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