Africa Nominees 2018

Africa nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Africa nominees of the 25th 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 2018Kenya Airways
EgyptAir
Ethiopian Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline - Economy Class 2018Kenya Airways
Air Namibia
EgyptAir
Ethiopian Airlines
LAM - Mozambique Airlines
Mango
Precision Air
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Tunis Air
Africa's Leading Airline 2018Ethiopian Airlines
EgyptAir
Kenya Airways
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Tunisair
Africa's Leading Airline Brand 2018Ethiopian Airlines
EgyptAir
Kenya Airways
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Tunisair
Africa's Leading Airport 2018Cape Town International Airport, South Africa
Cairo International Airport, Egypt
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Kenya
Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Kigali International Airport, Rwanda
King Shaka International Airport, Durban, South Africa
Mohammed V International Airport, Casablanca, Morocco
O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Inflight Magazine 2018Sawubona (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 2018fastjet
Air Arabia
Fly540
Jambojet
Kulula
Mango

Car

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Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company 2018Avis
Budget
Europcar
Hertz
Sixt
Thrifty
Africa's Leading Car Rental Company 2018Europcar
Avis
Budget
Hertz
Sixt
Thrifty

Cruise

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Africa's Leading Cruise Line 2018Silversea Cruises
Discover Egypt, Nile Cruises
Oceania Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Sonesta Nile Cruises
Africa's Leading Cruise Port 2018Port of Durban, South Africa
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Port of Cape Town, South Africa
Port of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Port of Mombasa, Kenya
Port of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading River Cruise Company 2018Zambezi Queen Collection
Discover Egypt, Nile Cruises
Oberoi Cruises
Pangolin Voyager
Sonesta Nile Cruises
Viking River Cruises

Destination

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Africa's Leading Beach Destination 2018Diani Beach, Kenya
Bazaruto, Mozambique
Cape Town, South Africa
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading City Destination 2018Durban, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Luxor, Egypt
Marrakech, Morocco
Nairobi, Kenya
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Africa's Leading Destination 2018South Africa
Botswana
Egypt
Kenya
Malawi Tourism
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
Rwanda
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Africa's Leading Festival & Event Destination 2018Cape Town, South Africa
Accra, Ghana
Durban, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Lagos, Nigeria
Marrakech, Morocco
Nairobi, Kenya
Rabat, Morocco
Africa's Leading Luxury Island 2018Thanda Island, Tanzania
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2018Durban, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading National Park 2018Masai 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 2018Mount 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 2018South Africa Tourism
Botswana Tourism Organisation
Egyptian Tourist Authority
Gambia Tourism Board
Ghana Tourism Authority
Kenya Tourism Board
Moroccan National Tourism Organisation
Namibia Tourism Board
Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation
Rwanda Development Board
Tanzania Tourist Board
Zanzibar Commission for Tourism

General

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Africa's Responsible Tourism Award 2018Gamewatchers Safaris
&Beyond
Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique
Fair Trade Tourism
Monkey Valley Resort, South Africa
Nkwichi Lodge
Private Safaris
Twiga Tours

Hotels & Resorts

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Africa's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2018Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Club Med Cap Skirring, Senegal
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Hilton Hurghada Plaza, Egypt
Hilton Sharks Bay Resort
Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar
Africa's Leading Beach Resort 2018Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa
AfroChic Diani Beach, Kenya
Almanara Luxury Resort, Kenya
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, Mozambique
Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa, Zanzibar
Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar
Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa, Zanzibar
Sultan Gardens Resort, Egypt
Swahili Beach, Kenya
The Majlis, Kenya
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel 2018Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Giraffe Manor, The Safari Collection, Kenya
Hemingways Nairobi, Kenya
Lion in the Sun, Kenya
The Manor House at Fancourt
The Silo, Cape Town, South Africa
Villa Monticello Boutique Hotel, Ghana
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 2018Mantis 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 2018Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Conrad Cairo, Egypt
EPIC SANA Luanda Hotel, Angola
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
Hilton Cape Town City Centre, South Africa
Hilton Durban, South Africa
Hilton Sandton, South Africa
Hilton Windhoek, Namibia
Kempinski Hotel Fleuve Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City
Kigali Serena Hotel, Rwanda
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upperhill, Kenya
Sandton Sun, South Africa
Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche, Morocco
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Casino Resort 2018Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Palazzo, South Africa
Wild Coast Sun, South Africa
Africa's Leading City Hotel 2018Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel, Dar es salam, Tanzania
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Hilton Cape Town City Centre, South Africa
Hilton Durban, South Africa
Hilton Sandton, South Africa
Hilton Windhoek, Namibia
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 2018Radisson 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
Hilton Sandton, South Africa
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 2018MannaBay, 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 Robertson Small Hotel, South Africa
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Family Resort 2018Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Hurghada Marriott Beach Resort, Egypt
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
PrideInn Paradise Beach Hotel
Sultan Gardens Resort, Egypt
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Wild Coast Sun, South Africa
Africa's Leading Green Hotel 2018Aberdare Country Club, Kenya
Hilton Hurghada Plaza, Egypt
Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa, Tanzania
Nairobi Serena Hotel
Nkwichi Lodge, Mozambique
Africa's Leading Hotel 2018Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Kenya
Arabella Hotel & Spa, South Africa
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 2018Hilton Hotels & Resorts
African Pride Hotels
Conrad Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Mantis Collection
ONOMO Hotels
Protea Hotels
Radisson Blu
Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges
Serena Hotels
Sofitel
Sun International
Tsogo Sun
Africa's Leading Hotel Residences 2018Palacina The Residence & The Suites, Kenya
Cape Royale Luxury Hotel, South Africa
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences, Egypt
Michelangelo Towers, South Africa
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
The Residences at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
Africa's Leading Hotel Suite 2018Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite @ Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
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
The Royal Suite @ Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca, Morocco
The Royal Suite @ Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel 2018Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi, Kenya
Four Seasons Hotel Tunis, Tunisia
La Mamounia, Morocco
Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2018Villa Two @ Ellerman House, South Africa
Grand Riad @ Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco
Presidential Ocean Front Villa @ Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar, Tanzania
Queen Cleopatra Villa @ Royal Savoy Villas, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Royal Villa @ Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
Selman Villa @ Selman Marrakech
The Cliff Villa @ Alfajiri Villas, Kenya
Villa Namaskar @ Palais Namaskar, Morocco
Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge 2018Silvan Safari, South Africa
&Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, Namibia
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 Sasakwa Lodge, Tanzania
Sirikoi, Kenya
Thanda Safari Lodge at Thanda Safari, South Africa
Time + Tide Chinzombo, Zambia
Virunga Lodge, Rwanda
Africa's Leading Luxury Resort 2018Fairmont 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 2018Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
Hilton Sandton, South Africa
InterContinental Citystars Cairo, Egypt
Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi & Palais des Congrès Marrakech, Morroco
Palais Namaskar, Morocco
Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Safari Park Hotel & Casino, Kenya
Sandton Sun, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Palazzo, South Africa
The Westin Cape Town, South Africa
Africa's Leading New Hotel 2018Four Seasons Hotel Tunis, Tunisia
Hilton Cairo Heliopolis, Egypt
Jabali Ridge, Tanzania
Marriott Mena House, Cairo, Egypt
Meliá Serengeti Lodge, Tanzania
Protea Hotel Cape Town North Wharf, South Africa
Radisson Blu Hotel Lagos Ikeja, Nigeria
Radisson Hotel Dakar Diamniadio, Senegal
Silvan Safari, South Africa
The Ritz Cape Town, South Africa
Time + Tide King Lewanika Lodge, Zambia
Africa's Leading New Resort 2018Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort
Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa, Tanzania
Time + Tide Miavana, Madagascar
Africa's Leading Private Island Resort 2018Manda Bay, Kenya
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
Chapwani Private Island, Zanzibar
Rusinga Island Lodge, Kenya
Africa's Leading Resort 2018Sun City Resort, South Africa
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Fancourt, South Africa
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar
Karafuu Beach Resort & Spa, Tanzania
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Morocco
Meliá Zanzibar, Tanzania
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Pezula Hotel, South Africa
Royal Savoy Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Sultan Gardens Resort, Egypt
Africa's Leading Serviced Apartments 2018Lawhill 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 2018Legend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa
Champagne Sports Resort, South Africa
Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech, Morocco
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Fancourt, South Africa
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Pezula Hotel, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Steigenberger Golf Resort, Egypt
Africa's Most Romantic Resort 2018Pezula Hotel, South Africa
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, Mozambique
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 2018Durban 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 2018The Blue Train
Rovos Rail

Safari

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Africa's Leading Conservation Company 2018Ol Pejeta Conservancy
&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 2018&Beyond
Legend Hospitality Group
Shamwari Group
Singita Game Reserves
Africa's Leading Luxury Tented Safari Camp 2018Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, Kenya
Mara River Tented Camp, Tanzania
Singita Sabora Camp, Tanzania
Wolwedans Dunes Lodge & Dune Camp, Namibia
Africa's Leading Private Game Reserve 2018Shambala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya
Ongava Game Lodge and Reserve, Namibia
Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa
Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Company 2018Rhino Africa
Giltedge Africa
Go2Africa
Private Safaris
Sun Safaris
Twiga Tours
Africa's Leading Safari Lodge 2018Greystoke Mahale, Tanzania
Borana Lodge, Kenya
Eagles Crag Lodge @ Shamwari Game Reserve, South Africa
Earth Lodge @ Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania
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 2018Finch Hattons, Kenya
Dwyka Tented Lodge @ Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, South Africa
Elephant Pepper Camp Masai Mara, Kenya
Fairmont Mara Safari Club, Kenya
Hayward’s Safari Sanctuary, South Africa
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, Namibia
Jongomero Camp, Tanzania
Mahali Mzuri, Kenya
Mumbo Island
Porini Amboseli Camp, Selenkay Conservancy, Kenya
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 2018Satguru Travel & Tourism
Carlson 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 Curated Group Travel Company 2018Rovia
AAA
Travel Club 360
Virtuoso
Africa's Leading Destination Management Company 2018Destination Kenya
Dragonfly Africa
Emeco Travel Egypt
Tourvest Destination Management, South Africa
Unitours Maroc
Africa's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 2018Abercrombie & Kent
Giltedge Africa
Go2Africa
Kobo Safaris
Micato Safaris
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
Rhino Africa
Africa's Leading Online Travel Agency 2018Travel Dreams
Africa Point
FlightSite
Flyin.com
Travel.co.za
Travelstart.co.za
Africa's Leading Tour Operator 2018Pollman's Tours & Safaris
East Africa Adventure Tours and Safaris Limited
New Frontiers
Africa's Leading Travel Agency 2018Bonfire Adventures
Club Travel, South Africa
Flight Centre, South Africa
Flightsite.co.za, South Africa
Kimidar Tours
Satguru Travel
Sure Travel, South Africa
Travel Choice Egypt
Africa's Leading Travel Management Company 2018FCM Travel Solutions
American Express Global Business Travel (South Africa)
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Club Travel Corporate, South Africa
Giltedge International
HRG Kenya - Elite Travel Services
HRG Rennies Travel, South Africa
Satguru Travel & Tourism
Travel with Flair South Africa
UNIGLOBE Skylink Travel & Tours

Villas

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Africa's Leading Luxury Private Villa 2018Villa 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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