SA People News: Cape Town nominated in nine categories by World Travel Awards

21 April 2023 - SA People News

Cape Town has been nominated in nine categories for this year’s instalment of the World Travel Awards Africa Region 2023.

The World Travel Awards are the gold standard for the industry, bringing global attention to local destinations, attractions and operators.


City of Cape Town Mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis said the tourism industry continues to breathe life into the regional economy, and global recognition from these awards brings more and more tourists to their shores each year, creating jobs and benefiting the local economy.

“Go to the World Travel Awards website to vote for Cape Town today!” He said.

Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth Alderman James Vos said tourism is a big and important driver of businesses, communities and the economy in the Mother City and when the metro is awarded for its destination appeal, it makes headlines and reminds travellers why they should visit (again!).


  • Cape Town International Airport in the category of Africa’s Leading Airport
  • Robben Island, Table Mountain, V&A Waterfront for Africa’s Leading Tourist Attraction
  • The Port of Cape Town in the Africa’s Leading Cruise Port category
  • Africa’s Leading Beach Destination
  • Africa’s Leading Business Travel Destination
  • Africa’s Leading City Destination
  • Africa’s Leading Festival & Event Destination
  • Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination
  • The Cape Town International Convention Centre in the category of Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre

In addition, some of the city’s top hotels are also nominated in various categories.

Source: SA People News


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