Africa Nominees 2018


Africa nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
25th annual World Travel Awards for Africa entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2017 re-qualify automatically for the 2018 award*.

Voting opens on 26th March 2018 when all of the short-listed nominees for Africa 2018 will be announced.

Entries close on 18th March 2018.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

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Africa's Leading Airline - Business Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airport 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town International Airport, South Africa
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi
O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Inflight Magazine 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Msafiri (Kenya Airways)
Sawubona (South African Airways)
Selamta Magazine (Ethiopian Airlines)
Africa's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
fastjet
Fly540
Mango

Car

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Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Africa's Leading Car Rental Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Africa's Leading Chauffeur Company 2018New for 2018

Cruise

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Africa's Leading Cruise Line 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Discover Egypt, Nile Cruises
Oceania Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Africa's Leading Cruise Port 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Port of Cape Town, South Africa
Port of Durban, South Africa
Port of Mombasa, Kenya
Africa's Leading River Cruise Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Discover Egypt, Nile Cruises
Oberoi Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Destination

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Africa's Leading Beach Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Diani Beach, Kenya
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading City Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kenya
Rwanda
Tanzania
Africa's Leading Luxury Island 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
Thanda Island, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading National Park 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Tourist Attraction 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Table Mountain, South Africa
Africa's Leading Tourist Board 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kenya Tourism Board
South Africa Tourism
Tanzania Tourist Board

General

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Africa's Responsible Tourism Award 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Gamewatchers Safaris & Porini Camps, Kenya
Nkwichi Lodge

Hotels & Resorts

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Africa's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Beach Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Swahili Beach, Kenya
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Giraffe Manor, The Safari Collection, Kenya
Hemingways Nairobi, Kenya
Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elewana Collection
Mantis Collection
The Royal Portfolio
Africa's Leading Business Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Radisson Blu Hotel, Upperhill, Nairobi, Kenya
Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Africa's Leading Casino Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Palazzo Montecasino, South Africa
Africa's Leading City Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
InterContinental Nairobi, Kenya
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Africa's Leading Conference Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Design Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Babylonstoren’s Farm Hotel, South Africa
MannaBay, South Africa
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Family Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Green Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Il Ngwesi Eco-Lodge, Kenya
Nkwichi Lodge, Mozambique
The Aberdare Country Club, Kenya
Africa's Leading Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Grace, South Africa
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Kenya
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Hotel Brand 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Radisson Blu
Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges
Serena Hotels
Africa's Leading Hotel Residences 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Grace, South Africa
Palacina The Residence & The Suites, Kenya
The Residences at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
Africa's Leading Hotel Suite 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite @ Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Presidential Suite @ Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa
The Royal Suite @ Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Presidential Ocean Front Villa @ Hideaway of Nungwi Resort & Spa
The Cliff Villa @ Alfajiri Villas, Kenya
Villa Two @ Ellerman House, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Morocco
Africa's Leading MICE Hotel 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Safari Park Hotel & Casino, Kenya
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading New Hotel 2018Open for New nominations
Africa's Leading Private Island Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge, Zanzibar
Manda Bay, Kenya
Rusinga Island Lodge, Kenya
Africa's Leading Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Serviced Apartments 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments, Kenya
Lawhill Luxury Apartments, South Africa
Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Africa's Leading Sports Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Legend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Most Romantic Resort 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Meliá Zanzibar, Tanzania

Meetings & Conventions

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Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa
Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa
The Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Kenya

Rail

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Africa's Leading Luxury Train 20182017 Winner + 1 runners up:
Rovos Rail
The Blue Train

Safari

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Africa's Leading Conservation Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa
Singita
Africa's Leading Private Game Reserve 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Shambala Private Reserve, South Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Lodge 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania
Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya
Africa's Leading Tented Safari Camp 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Mara Safari Club, Kenya
Finch Hattons, Kenya
Gamewatchers Safaris & Porini Camps, Kenya

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

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Africa's Leading Business Travel Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Club Travel Corporate, South Africa
Hemingways Expeditions
Africa's Leading Destination Management Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Destination Kenya
Dragonfly Africa
Tourvest Destination Management, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Abercrombie & Kent
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
Rhino Africa
Africa's Leading Online Travel Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Flightsite.co.za
Flyin.com
Travelstart.co.za
Africa's Leading Travel Agency 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bonfire Adventures
Club Travel, South Africa
Satguru Travel
Africa's Leading Travel Management Company 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
FCM Travel Solutions
UNIGLOBE Skylink Travel & Tours Limited

Villas

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Africa's Leading Luxury Private Villa 20182017 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cottar's Bush Villa, Maasai Mara, Kenya
Molori Clifton, Cape Town, South Africa
Villa iZulu @ Thanda Safari, South Africa

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