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Achievement Awards

The LATA Achievement Awards recognise innovation and excellence from across the Latin American Travel Industry. We welcome entries from all tourism businesses and suppliers – destinations, resorts, individual hotels and niche enterprises, as well as global businesses such as airlines and major hotel chains.

The Awards aim to recognise and highlight true trailblazers, innovators and heroes in our industry.

2019 WINNERS

Winners of the 2019 Achievement Awards

Cruise Operator of the year
Winner – Golden Galapagos Cruises
Runner up – Galagents

Product launch of the year
Winner – Bolivia Trip
Runner up – Bolivia Milenaria

Airline of the year
Winner – Norwegian
Runner up – Air Europa

People Award
Winner – PEAK DMC South America
Runner up – Audley Travel

Hotel of the year
Winner – andBeyond Vira Vira
Runner up – Hotel CARLOTA

Sustainability Award
Winner – Guyana Tourism Authority
Runner up – Tierra de Volcán

Marketing Campaign of the year
Winner – Quito Turismo
Runner up – Expedia Group Media Solutions and Palace Resorts

DMC/Local operator of the year
Winner – Cubania Travel
Runner up – LimaTours

Destination of the year
Winner – PromPeru

Tour operator of the year
Winner – Latin Routes
Runner up – Imagine Travel

 

2018 WINNERS

Cruise Operator of the year
Winner – Australis
Runner up – Aqua Expeditions

Product Launch of the year
Winner – Belmond
Runner up – Maya Trails

Airline of the year
Winner – Air Europa
Runner up – Norwegian

People award
Winner – Audley Travel
Runner up – Aqua Expeditions

Hotel of the year
Winner – EcoCamp Patagonia
Runner up – Hacienda AltaGracia

Sustainability award
Winner – Amazon Nature Tours
Runner up – Condor Travel
Highly commended – Tierra Atacama

Marketing campaign of the year
Winner – Cox and Kings
Runner up – Journey Latin America

DMC/Local Operator of the year
Winner – PEAK DMC
Runner up – Cascada Expediciones
Highly commended – Vapues Tours

Tour Operator of the year
Winner – Latin Routes
Runner up – Cox and Kings

 

2017 WINNERS

Sustainable Tourism Award – Nicaragua Tourist Board
Customer Service Award – Aqua Expeditions
Innovation & Creativity Award – Belize Tourist Board
Promotional Success Award – Darius Morgan Jr, Crillon Tours
 

2016 WINNERS

Sustainable Tourism Award – Quinn Meyer, Crees
Runner-up – Los Potreros
Customer Service Award – Explore
Runner-up – Coltur
Innovation & Creativity Award – British Airways
Runner-up – Ecoventura
Promotional Success Award – Latin Routes
Runner-up – Air Europa
 

2015 WINNERS

Sustainable Tourism Award – Mountain Lodges of Peru
Runner-up – Cristalino Lodge
Customer Service Award – Peru Empire
Runner-up – Hacienda Zuleta
Innovation & Creativity Award – Swoop
Runner-up – Lima Tours
Promotional Success Award – Belmond
Runner-up – Turismo Chile

2013 WINNERS

Customer Service Award – Costa Rica Trails
Promotional Success Award – Senderos
 

2011 WINNERS

Sustainable Tourism Award – Mountain Lodges of Peru
Customer Service Award – Rainforest Expeditions
Innovation & Creativity Award – Inkaterra
Promotional Success Award – Tierra Atacama/Patagonia
 

2010 WINNERS

Sustainable Tourism Award – Amazonas Explorer
Customer Service Award – Inkaterra
Promotional Success Award – Proexport

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