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PUBLISHED 18 May 2023

The South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) has opened online voting for its 2023 edition. SATA is the most prestigious travel award show in South Asia, open to Resorts, Hotels, Safari yachts, and Travel companies operating in the region.

 The award show has been endorsed by over 15 international and government agencies for its work to elevate tourism and hospitality in the region. These include the Association of Professionals in Tourism (APT), Association of Tourism Trade Organizations, India (ATTOI), Association of Travel Agents (ATA), Colombo Chamber of Commerce (CCC), Confederation of Accredited Tour Operators (CATO), Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL), Hotel and Restaurant Association of Bhutan (HRAB), Kerala Hotel General Manager Club (KHGMC), National Boating Association of Maldives (NBAM), Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO), Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation (MMPRC), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO), The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL), Hotel Association of Nepal (HAN), and Bangladesh International Hotel Association (BIHA).

 This year, over 500 properties have been nominated for the awards, highlighting the growing competitiveness of the industry in the region. Public voting for SATA 2022 will be open until July 15, 2023. To vote for your favourite travel companies, visit the official SATA website at

 The Gala Night, the awards ceremony for SATA 23, is scheduled to take place in October. Since its inception in 2016, the South Asian Travel Awards has become one of the most highly anticipated travel events in the region. The awards provide an opportunity for businesses in the travel and tourism industry to showcase their achievements and drive innovation in the field.

 As the travel and tourism industry continues to grow in South Asia, the importance of recognizing and rewarding excellence becomes increasingly vital. SATA's commitment to excellence and recognition of outstanding performance in the industry makes it an important platform for businesses looking to gain recognition and establish themselves as leaders in the field.


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