Visa is Named Worlds Leading Credit Card For Sixth Consecutive Year at World Travel Awards

Thursday 16 October 2003 09:15 CET | News

For the sixth consecutive year the World Travel Awards, the prestigious awards ceremony that acknowledges significant achievements in all areas of the travel and tourism industry, has named Visa the Worlds Leading Credit Card.

The prize was awarded based on a worldwide online poll of travel agencies and frontline travel agents. Criteria used in evaluating companies and organizations include scope of distribution, convenience, and overall best services. The online voting took place throughout 2003 at This enabled over half a million frontline agents and more than 80,000 travel agencies worldwide the opportunity to let the world know who they think are the worlds best in the travel industry. Established in 1993, the World Travel Awards held its tenth annual World Travel Awards Ceremony on Monday, 13 October 2003, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The World Travel Awards honors leading travel-related organizations in worldwide and regional categories that range from airlines, hotels, beaches and cruise lines to credit cards, car rental companies and hotel reservation services. Visa International is a strategic partner with many of the leading global corporations and merchants, creating retail and T&E promotions that deliver extraordinary values to Visa cardholders worldwide. Visas extensive merchant relationships and marketing partnerships, as well as its unsurpassed acceptance around the world, are driving Visas growth in the retail and T&E arenas. Visa also has created an innovative, interactive, online travel portal, Visa Destinations, which provides Visa cardholders with exclusive offers and values from a select group of global travel, retail and entertainment merchants. Featuring a wide range of valuable offers and information, this user-friendly travel planning Website can be accessed at The site contains retail, travel and entertainment offers from hundreds of merchants in key destination markets or by designated category around the world.

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