This Victory was declared yesterday virtually from England during the 27th WTA finals in a function that coincided with the Africa Winners Day.
Kenya came out top for its enticing mixed cocktail of epic savannah scenes, colossal groups of wildlife, and palm-bordered seashores. Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Shimba Hills National Reserve, Sweet Waters Game Reserve, and Tsavo National Park were named among the nation’s top safari destinations.
This comes when the sector is encountering difficulties occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Nairobi was named Africa’s Leading Business Travel Destination while Kenyatta International Convention Center won Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Center honour.
Nairobi beat its nearest rival – Cape Town in South Africa – named Africa’s Leading Festival and Event Destination. Its great Table Mountain was named Africa’s Leading Tourist Attraction.
Nairobi beat its closest competitor — Cape Town in South Africa — named Africa’s Leading Festival and Event Destination. Its majestic Table Mountain was called Africa’s
The outcomes follow a year-long quest for the world’s top travel, the travel industry, and hospitality brands. Votes were projected by travel industry experts and people in general.
South African city of Durban was cast a ballot Africa’s Leading City Destination.
In the hospitality sector, Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club’s unique comforts in the shadow of Mt Kenya helped it to secure Africa’s Leading Hotel title. Simultaneously, Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa in South Africa was named Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel.
Kenya’s Aberdare Country Club was voted Africa’s Leading Green Hotel. Other winners include Serengeti National Park (Africa’s Leading National Park), Thanda Island, Tanzania (Africa’s Leading Luxury Island), Shambala Private Game Reserve, South Africa (Africa’s Leading Private Game Reserve) and The Oberoi, Marrakech (Morocco’s Leading Hotel Suite).
WTA was set up in 1993 to recognize, reimburse, and celebrate greatness over all areas of the tourism industry.
Kenya’s Twiga Tours scooped three honours, including the desired World Responsible Tourism Award Africa’s.
Likewise, the safari organization was the best in its category as Kenya’s Leading Inbound Tour Operator and Kenya’s Leading Safari Company 2020.
Ethiopian Airlines lifted Africa’s Leading Airline award in the aviation sector, while Africa’s Leading Airport award went to Cape Town International Airport.
Kenya Airways won both Africa’s Leading Airline-Business Class and Africa’s Leading Airline-Economy Class awards.