Africa Nominees 2017


Africa nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Africa nominees of the 24th annual World Travel Awards as*:

* Winners are listed first. All other nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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Africa's Leading Airline - Business Class 2017Kenya Airways
EgyptAir
Ethiopian Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline - Economy Class 2017Ethiopian Airlines
Air Namibia
EgyptAir
Kenya Airways
LAM - Mozambique Airlines
Mango
Precision Air
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Tunis Air
Africa's Leading Airline 2017Kenya Airways
EgyptAir
Ethiopian Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Tunisair
Africa's Leading Airline Brand 2017Ethiopian Airlines
EgyptAir
Kenya Airways
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Tunisair
Africa's Leading Airport 2017Cape Town International Airport, South Africa
Cairo International Airport, Egypt
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Kigali International Airport, Rwanda
King Shaka International Airport, Durban, South Africa
Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco
O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Inflight Magazine 2017Sawubona (South African Airways)
Horus (EgyptAir)
khuluma (Kulula)
La Gazelle (Tunisair)
Msafiri (Kenya Airways)
RAM Magazine (Royal Air Maroc)
Selamta Magazine (Ethiopian Airlines)
Africa's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2017fastjet
Air Arabia
Fly540
Kulula
Mango

Car

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Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company 2017Avis
Budget
Europcar
Hertz
Thrifty
Africa's Leading Car Rental Company 2017Europcar
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Thrifty

Cruise

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Africa's Leading Cruise Line 2017Royal Caribbean International
Discover Egypt, Nile Cruises
Oceania Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Sonesta Nile Cruises
Africa's Leading Cruise Port 2017Port of Mombasa, Kenya
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Port of Cape Town, South Africa
Port of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Port of Durban, South Africa
Port of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading River Cruise Company 2017Discover Egypt, Nile Cruises
Avalon Waterways
Oberoi Cruises
Pangolin Voyager
Sonesta Nile Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Destination

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Africa's Leading Beach Destination 2017Diani Beach, Kenya
Bazaruto, Mozambique
Cape Town, South Africa
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading City Destination 2017Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Luxor, Egypt
Marrakech, Morocco
Nairobi, Kenya
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Africa's Leading Destination 2017Rwanda
Botswana
Egypt
Kenya
Malawi Tourism
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
South Africa
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Africa's Leading Luxury Island 2017Thanda Island, Tanzania
&Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2017Durban, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading National Park 2017Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana
Etosha National Park, Namibia
Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Tourist Attraction 2017Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Robben Island, South Africa
Table Mountain, South Africa
V&A Waterfront, South Africa
Africa's Leading Tourist Board 2017Kenya Tourism Board
Egyptian Tourist Authority
Gambia Tourism Board
Ghana Tourism Authority
Moroccan National Tourism Organisation
Namibia Tourism Board
Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation
Rwanda Development Board
South Africa Tourism
Tanzania Tourist Board
Zanzibar Commission for Tourism

General

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Africa's Responsible Tourism Award 2017Nkwichi Lodge
&Beyond
Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique
Fair Trade Tourism
Gamewatchers Safaris & Porini Camps, Kenya
Mara Naboisho Conservancy
Monkey Valley Resort, South Africa
Private Safaris
Twiga Tours

Hotels & Resorts

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Africa's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2017Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Club Med Cap Skirring, Senegal
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa, Zanzibar
Hilton Hurghada Plaza, Egypt
Africa's Leading Beach Resort 2017Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
AfroChic Diani Beach, Kenya
Almanara Luxury Resort, Kenya
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa, Mozambique
Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa, Zanzibar
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa
Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa, Zanzibar
Sultan Gardens Resort, Egypt
Swahili Beach, Kenya
The Majlis, Kenya
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel 2017Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Giraffe Manor, The Safari Collection, Kenya
Hemingways Nairobi, Kenya
Lion in the Sun, Kenya
The Silo, Cape Town, South Africa
Villa des Orangers, Morocco
Villa Monticello Boutique Hotel, Ghana
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 2017Mantis Collection
Elewana Collection
Hunters Hotels Group
Red Carnation Hotels
The Collection By Liz McGrath
The Last Word
The Royal Portfolio
Africa's Leading Business Hotel 2017Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Conrad Cairo, Egypt
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
Hilton Durban, South Africa
Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Kigali Serena Hotel, Rwanda
Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar
Radisson Blu Hotel, Upperhill, Nairobi, Kenya
Sandton Sun, South Africa
Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche, Morocco
Sofitel Marrakech Palais Impérial
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Casino Resort 2017The Palazzo Montecasino, South Africa
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Wild Coast Sun, South Africa
Africa's Leading City Hotel 2017Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel, Dar es salam, Tanzania
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Hilton Durban, South Africa
Hyatt Regency Casablanca, Morocco
InterContinental Nairobi, Kenya
Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Sandton Sun, South Africa
Sheraton Casablanca Hotel & Towers, Morocco
Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche, Morocco
Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Africa's Leading Conference Hotel 2017Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel, South Africa
Djibouti Palace Kempinski, Djibouti
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
InterContinental Citystars Cairo, Egypt
JW Marriott Hotel Cairo, Egypt
Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Kigali Serena Hotel, Rwanda
Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi & Palais des Congrès Marrakech, Morocco
Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
Sandton Sun, South Africa
Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Westin Cape Town, South Africa
Africa's Leading Design Hotel 2017MannaBay, South Africa
Babylonstoren’s Farm Hotel, South Africa
Birkenhead House, South Africa
Hotel Les Deux Tours, Morocco
The Olive Exclusive All Suite Hotel, Namibia
The Peech Boutique Hotel
The Robertson Small Hotel, South Africa
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Family Resort 2017Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Hilton Sharm Dreams Resort, Egypt
Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort, Egypt
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Sultan Gardens Resort, Egypt
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Wild Coast Sun, South Africa
Africa's Leading Green Hotel 2017Nkwichi Lodge, Mozambique
Hilton Hurghada Plaza, Egypt
Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge, Kenya
The Aberdare Country Club, Kenya
The Phantom Forest Eco-reserve, South Africa
Africa's Leading Hotel 2017Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Kenya
Arabella Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Cape Grace, South Africa
Es Saadi Gardens & Resort, Marrakech
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca, Morocco
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa
Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences, Egypt
Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
La Mamounia, Marrakech, Morocco
Palais Namaskar, Marrakech, Morocco
Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco
Sahara Palace Marrakech, Morocco
Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Selman Marrakech, Morocco
The Palace of the Lost City, South Africa
Africa's Leading Hotel Brand 2017Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges
African Pride Hotels
Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Mantis Collection
ONOMO Hotels
Protea Hotels
Radisson Blu
Serena Hotels
Sofitel
Sun International
Tsogo Sun
Africa's Leading Hotel Residences 2017Cape Grace, South Africa
Cape Royale Luxury Hotel, South Africa
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences, Egypt
Michelangelo Towers, South Africa
Palacina The Residence & The Suites, Kenya
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
The Residences at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
Africa's Leading Hotel Suite 2017Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite @ Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Churchill Suite @ Mena House Hotel, Cairo, Egypt
Livia's Presidential Suite @ Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, South Africa
Pool Suite @ Palais Namaskar, Morocco
Presidential Suite @ Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa
Presidential Suite @ Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
Presidential Suite @ Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Presidential Suite @ Savoy Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Royal Suite @ Sahara Palace Marrakech, Morocco
The Royal Suite @ Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca, Morocco
The Royal Suite @ Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2017Villa Two @ Ellerman House, South Africa
Chongwe Safaris, Chongwe River House, Zambia
Grand Riad @ Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco
Presidential Ocean Front Villa @ Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa
Queen Cleopatra Villa @ Royal Savoy Villas, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Riad Deux Chambres @ Selman Marrakech
Royal Villa @ Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
The Cliff Villa @ Alfajiri Villas, Kenya
Villa Namaskar @ Palais Namaskar, Morocco
Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge 2017Sirikoi, Kenya
&Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, Namibia
Chinzombo, Norman Carr Safaris, Zambia
Mwiba Lodge, Tanzania
Palala Boutique Game Lodge & Spa, South Africa
Royal Malewane, South Africa
Sanctuary Chief's Camp, Botswana
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge
Singita Pamushana Lodge, Zimbabwe
Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Tanzania
Thanda Safari Lodge at Thanda Safari, South Africa
Virunga Lodge, Rwanda
Africa's Leading Luxury Resort 2017Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech, Morocco
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Morocco
Africa's Leading MICE Hotel 2017Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
InterContinental Citystars Cairo, Egypt
Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi & Palais des Congrès Marrakech, Morroco
Palais Namaskar, Morocco
Safari Park Hotel & Casino, Kenya
Sandton Sun, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Palazzo Montecasino, South Africa
The Westin Cape Town, South Africa
Africa's Leading New Hotel 2017Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Almaha Marrakech, Morocco
Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay
Kigali Marriott Hotel, Rwanda
Radisson Blu Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Renaissance Lagos Ikeja Hotel, Nigeria
Sheraton Annaba Hotel, Algeria
The Highlands, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
The Pearl Valley Hotel by Mantis, South Africa
The Silo, Cape Town, South Africa
The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes, Egypt
Africa's Leading Private Island Resort 2017&Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa, Mozambique
Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
Chapwani Private Island, Zanzibar
Manda Bay, Kenya
Rusinga Island Lodge, Kenya
The Funzi Keys, Kenya
Vamizi Island
Africa's Leading Resort 2017Sun City Resort, South Africa
Breezes Beach Club, Tanzania
Conrad Pezula, South Africa
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Fancourt Hotel, South Africa
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa
Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa, Tanzania
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Morocco
Meliá Zanzibar, Tanzania
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Palmeraie Resort, Morocco
Royal Savoy Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Sultan Gardens Resort, Egypt
Africa's Leading Serviced Apartments 2017Lawhill Luxury Apartments, South Africa
129 On Kloof Nek, South Africa
Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments, Kenya
Ebb Tide Apartments, South Africa
Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Africa's Leading Sports Resort 2017Legend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa
Champagne Sports Resort, South Africa
Conrad Pezula, South Africa
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Fancourt Hotel, South Africa
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Palmeraie Resort, Morocco
Royal Palm Marrakech, Morocco
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Steigenberger Golf Resort, Egypt
Africa's Most Romantic Resort 2017Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, Mozambique
Conrad Pezula, South Africa
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Meliá Zanzibar, Tanzania

Meetings & Conventions

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Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2017Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa
Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Egypt
Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa
Palais des Congrès Marrakech by Mövenpick Mansour Eddahbi, Morocco
Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Sandton Convention Centre, South Africa
The Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Kenya

Rail

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Africa's Leading Luxury Train 2017The Blue Train
Rovos Rail

Safari

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Africa's Leading Conservation Company 2017&Beyond
African Conservation Experience
African Impact
Amakhala Game Reserve
Edge Of Africa
MalaMala Game Reserve
Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa
Singita
Africa's Leading Game Reserve Brand 2017Singita Game Reserves
&Beyond
Legend Hospitality Group
Shamwari Group
Africa's Leading Private Game Reserve 2017Shambala Private Reserve, South Africa
&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Ongava Game Lodge and Reserve, Namibia
Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa
Stanley & Livingstone Private Game Reserve, Zimbabwe
Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Company 2017Rhino Africa
Africa Uncovered
African Welcome Safaris
Eyes on Africa
Giltedge Africa
Go2Africa
Mauly Tours & Safaris
Private Safaris
Sun Safaris
Twiga Tours
Wayo Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Lodge 2017Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania
Borana Lodge, Kenya
Eagles Crag Lodge @ Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa
Earth Lodge @ Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Kicheche Bush Camp, Kenya
Kingfisher Lodge @ Entabeni Safari Conservancy, South Africa
Loisaba, Kenya
Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Ngerende Island Lodge, Kenya
Nyungwe House, Rwanda
ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero, Botswana
Singita Ebony Lodge, South Africa
Sirikoi, Kenya
Thanda Safari Lodge at Thanda Safari, South Africa
Africa's Leading Tented Safari Camp 2017Finch Hattons, Kenya
Dwyka Tented Lodge at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, South Africa
Elephant Pepper Camp Masai Mara, Kenya
Fairmont Mara Safari Club, Kenya
Gamewatchers Safaris & Porini Camps, Kenya
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, Namibia
Honeyguide Tented Safari Camp Khoka Moya, South Africa
Jongomero Camp, Tanzania
Mahali Mzuri, Kenya
Mumbo Island
Singita Sabora Camp, Tanzania
The Highlands, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Wolwedans Private Camp, Namibia

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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Africa's Leading Business Travel Agency 2017Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Club Travel Corporate, South Africa
Duma Travel
FCM Travel Solutions
Giltedge International
Hemingways Expeditions
Pen Travel South Africa
Sure Corporate, South Africa
Travel with Flair
Africa's Leading Destination Management Company 2017Destination Kenya
Dragonfly Africa
Emeco Travel Egypt
Tourvest Destination Management, South Africa
Unitours Maroc
Africa's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 2017Abercrombie & Kent
Cox & Kings
Elegant Resorts
Fish Eagle Safaris
Giltedge Africa
Kobo Safaris
Micato Safaris
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
Pulse Africa
Rhino Africa
Yampu Tours
Africa's Leading Online Travel Agency 2017Flightsite.co.za
AAHolidays.co.za
Africa Point
Flyin.com
Travel.co.za
Travelstart.co.za
Africa's Leading Travel Agency 2017Bonfire Adventures
Club Travel, South Africa
Flight Centre, South Africa
Flightsite.co.za, South Africa
Satguru Travel
Sure Travel, South Africa
Travel Choice Egypt
Africa's Leading Travel Club 2017DreamTrips
Club Travel
Global Travel Alliance
On The Go
The Travel Club
Africa's Leading Travel Management Company 2017FCM Travel Solutions
American Express Global Business Travel, South Africa
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Club Travel Corporate, South Africa
Giltedge International
Hemingways Expeditions
HRG Kenya - Elite Travel Services
HRG Rennies Travel, South Africa
Travel with Flair South Africa
UNIGLOBE Skylink Travel & Tours Limited

Villas

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Africa's Leading Luxury Private Villa 2017Villa iZulu @ Thanda Safari, South Africa
Cottar's Bush Villa, Maasai Mara, Kenya
Molori Clifton, Cape Town, South Africa
Tarkuni @ Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa
Villa Ezzahra, Marrakech, Morocco
Villa Santorini, Mozambique

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