Seychelles came out tops for romance ahead of other nominees for the World's Most Romantic Destination including Antigua & Barbuda, Atacama Desert, Chile, Bali, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Maldives, Mauritius, Saint Lucia, The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Islands, as listed on the World Travel Awards website.
It is no surprise that the Seychelles islands have been crowned the world's most romantic destination, its outstanding and exotic beauty and commitment to privacy woo couples from all over the globe seeking the ideal destination to tie the knot or to spend a romantic honeymoon; the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are amongst those who chose to honeymoon in idyllic Seychelles.
Acknowledging the accolade, Sherin Francis, principal secretary for tourism, Seychelles, said, "This award reinforces Seychelles' prominent position in today's competitive market. It has huge significance, and we are pleased to be recognised for going above and beyond for our clients and we strive to make the country one which visitors will have engraved in their memory."
The World Travel Awards serve to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. Celebrating its 28th anniversary, the World Travel Awards is renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the global industry.