Winner of the World Travel Award Named

New York, New York, December 5, 2006: – Iguazú Grand Hotel Resort & Casino in Argentina received the highest World Travel Award as South America’s Leading Casino Resort for the year 2006 by 165,000 travel agents from 14 countries worldwide.

Owner and President, James J. Shasha only acquired Iguazú Grand Hotel Resort & Casino in 2002, then refurbished and developed it with such sophistication it was accepted as a member of the prestigious Leading Small Hotels of the World, and is now a winner of the acclaimed international World Travel Award.

The 107-room hotel is the newest and most luxurious hotel in Argentina at Iguazú Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site — the most spectacular waterfalls on earth. The Iguazú Grand is the only hotel on either side of the Brazil-Argentine border to offer a casino, gourmet dining, and live theatrical entertainment.

World Travel Awards, the Oscars of the travel industry, were established thirteen years ago to acknowledge, reward, and celebrate extraordinary achievements in all sectors of the global travel, one of the fastest-growing industries on earth. Dedicated travel professionals, and their clients as well, regard the World Travel Award as the gold standard of industry excellence and trophies will be awarded in the most comprehensive and exciting ceremony in the industry.

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