Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016

9 April 2016 - Zanzibar, Tanzania

Africa & Indian Ocean

Weekend Itinerary

Complimentary events and activities have been organised for those attending the World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony to ensure a weekend of unrivalled networking opportunities and memories that will stay with you for a lifetime!

Friday 8th April:

18:30 – 19:30 – Networking welcome drinks - Diamonds La Gemma Dell'Est - Sunset Lounge & Bar

Saturday 9th April:

Option one:

08:45 – Meeting Point – Diamonds La Gemma Dell'Est hotel reception

09:00 - 13:00 - Stone Town City Tour

Stone Town, also known as Mji Mkongwe, is a World Heritage Site and is the cultural heart of the island. You will start your journey exploring the cities majestic history and multiculturalism. Your first stop will be the fruit market, which opened in 1904, with its variety of tropical fruits and spices. This will be followed by visiting the Anglican Cathedral at Mkunazini, which was built in 1874 on the site of the former slave market. Your next stop will be the National Museum of Zanzibar, which is also referred to as the Peace Memorial Museum. The museum holds a wide collection of the island's natural history and artifacts. You will then take a stroll to the Forondhani Gardens, where you will see the former British Consulate, a place where explorers such as Dr. Livingston and Henry Morton Stanley came for administrative matters before explorations. You will also explore the Old Fort, which is situated a few meters away, and the tallest building in Zanzibar. Following that, and the last part of the excursion, you will be taken to visit Dr. Livingston's House.

*Extra cost – Entry fee into the museum – US$5

Option two:

Mvua Africa Rain Spa

Capturing the beauty and magic of the African environment, Mvua African Rain Spa offers guests at Diamonds Dream of Africa colours and images of the African landscape in a relaxing and welcoming environment which invites them to savour a unique and precious experience.

*Extra cost

Option three:

At your leisure / Water sports and activities

Evening:

19:00 – World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony. Beginning with a cocktail reception, the evening will include a dinner, the much anticipated unveiling of the 2016 Africa & Indian Ocean awards, entertainment and a celebratory after party.

Sunday 10th April:

Option one:

08:45 – Meeting Point – Diamonds La Gemma Dell'Est hotel reception

09:00 - 13:00 - Explore the Jozani Forest

A Natural reserve and the only remaining natural forest of Unguja covering an area of 10 square km. The forest, with trees older than 100 years, is the sanctuary for the Red Collobus monkey, the small Zanzibar leopard, the bush pig … to name a few. This is an excellent adventure for nature lovers who would like to experience the thrilling fascination of walking through large pandanus and palm trees.

Option two:

Mvua Africa Rain Spa

Capturing the beauty and magic of the African environment, Mvua African Rain Spa offers guests at Diamonds Dream of Africa colours and images of the African landscape in a relaxing and welcoming environment which invites them to savour a unique and precious experience.

*Extra cost

Option three:

At your leisure / Water sports and activities / Departure

Bookings

*For SPA bookings, please email [email protected], alternatively make your treatment booking upon arrival.

*To reserve a place on the day tours, please contact:

Amiee Smith – World Travel Awards, Event Executive
T: +44 (0) 20 7925 0000
E: [email protected]

Should you wish to take part in any other adventures, please click here for an attachment of tailor made safaris offering exclusive rates.

Day excursions sponsored by Shadows of Africa
www.shadowsofafrica.com

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