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Winners of the 2019 World Travel Awards Africa Edition

The World Travel Awards celebrate the brands who have truly given their best to deliver excellence in their field. From the leading economy class airline to the most sustainable hotel property, the World Travel Awards recognizes their achievements. Here’s a look into the Africa winners of the World Travel Awards Africa edition.

  • Africa’s Leading Airline 2019 Ethiopian Airlines
  • Africa’s Leading Airline – Business Class 2019 Kenya Airways
  • Africa’s Leading Airline – Economy Class 2019 Kenya Airways
  • Africa’s Leading Airline Brand 2019 Ethiopian Airlines
  • Africa’s Leading Airport 2019 Cape Town International Airport, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2019 Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Africa’s Leading Beach Destination 2019 Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Beach Resort 2019 Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2019 Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 2019 Mantis Collection
  • Africa’s Leading Business Car Rental Company 2019 Hertz
  • Africa’s Leading Business Hotel 2019 Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
  • Africa’s Leading Business Travel Agency 2019 Satguru Travel & Tourism
  • Africa’s Leading Business Travel Destination 2019 Nairobi, Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Car Rental Company 2019 Europcar
  • Africa’s Leading Casino Resort 2019 Sun City Resort, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading City Destination 2019 Durban, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading City Hotel 2019 Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Conference Hotel 2019 Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
  • Africa’s Leading Conservation Company 2019 Mantis Collection
  • Africa’s Leading Cruise Line 2019 Silversea Cruises
  • Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2019 Port of Durban, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Curated Group Travel Company 2019 Rovia
  • Africa’s Leading Design Hotel 2019 MannaBay, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Destination 2019 Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Destination Management Company 2019 Destination Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Family Resort 2019 Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Festival & Event Destination 2019 Cape Town, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Game Reserve Brand 2019 Singita Game Reserves
  • Africa’s Leading Green Hotel 2019 Aberdare Country Club, Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Hotel 2019 Selman Marrakech, Morocco
  • Africa’s Leading Hotel Brand 2019 Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • Africa’s Leading Hotel Residences 2019 The Residences at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
  • Africa’s Leading Hotel Suite 2019 Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite @ Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Inflight Magazine 2019 Sawubona (South African Airways)
  • Africa’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2019 fastjet
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Hotel 2019 The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2019 Villa Two @ Ellerman House, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Island 2019 Thanda Island, Tanzania
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge 2019 Silvan Safari, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa 2019 Villa iZulu @ Thanda Safari, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Resort 2019 Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Safari Lodge 2019 Omaanda
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Tented Safari Camp 2019 Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator 2019 Abercrombie & Kent
  • Africa’s Leading Luxury Train 2019 The Blue Train
  • Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2019 Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2019 Durban, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading MICE Hotel 2019 The Westin Cape Town, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading National Park 2019 Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
  • Africa’s Leading New Hotel 2019 Pangolin Chobe Hotel, Botswana
  • Africa’s Leading Online Travel Agency 2019 FlightSite
  • Africa’s Leading Private Game Reserve 2019 Shambala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Private Island Resort 2019 Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
  • Africa’s Leading Resort 2019 Sun City Resort, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading River Cruise Company 2019 Zambezi Queen Collection
  • Africa’s Leading Safari Company 2019 Go2Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge 2019 Thanda Safari Lodge at Thanda Safari, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2019 Lawhill Luxury Apartments, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Sports Resort 2019 Legend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Tented Safari Camp 2019 Finch Hattons, Kenya
  • Africa’s Leading Tour Operator 2019 Pollman’s Tours & Safaris
  • Africa’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2019 Table Mountain, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Tourist Board 2019 Kenya Tourism Board
  • Africa’s Leading Travel Agency 2019 Club Travel, South Africa
  • Africa’s Leading Travel Club 2019 Beekman Managed Portfolio
  • Africa’s Leading Travel Management Company 2019 FCM Travel Solutions
  • Africa’s Most Romantic Resort 2019 Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
  • Africa’s Responsible Tourism Award 2019 Gamewatchers Safaris

The ceremony’s host was none other than South African media personality, Jo-Ann Strauss.

It was an honour to be invited to attend this magnificent gala ceremony on the paradise island of Mauritius. Nomad Africa was hosted by the Mauritius Tourism Promotion AuthorityAir Mauritius and Club Med La Plantation d’Albion. #RatherBeInMauritius

See who was nominated for the leading aviation and leading destination award.

Miriro Matema
the authorMiriro Matema
Born in Zimbabwe and living in South Africa, Miriro is a seasoned publishing editor and writer, having worked with leading brands in investment, business leadership and entrepreneurship. Passionate about Africa’s development, Miriro is also a dynamic marketing consultant with 10 years experience working with startups and large multinational corporations. With a heart for travel, Miriro spends her time discovering the nooks of crannies of Africa’s hidden gems, taking the roads less travelled, meeting the beautiful people that call Africa home while exploring their food and culture. Miriro is currently a writer with Byolife Travel and Gallivant Africa

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