Africa Nominees 2019

Africa nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
26th annual World Travel Awards for Africa entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2018 re-qualify automatically for the 2019 award*.

Voting opens on 25th March 2019 when all of the short-listed nominees for Africa 2019 will be announced.

Entries close on 17th March 2019.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Africa's Leading Airline - Business Class 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline Brand 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airport 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town International Airport, South Africa
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Kenya
O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Inflight Magazine 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
La Gazelle (Tunisair)
Msafiri (Kenya Airways)
Sawubona (South African Airways)
Africa's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
fastjet
Fly540
Jambojet

Car

Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Africa's Leading Car Rental Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Africa's Leading Chauffeur Company 2019New for 2019

Cruise

Africa's Leading Cruise Line 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Discover Egypt, Nile Cruises
Oceania Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Africa's Leading Cruise Port 20192018 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 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Discover Egypt, Nile Cruises
Viking River Cruises
Zambezi Queen Collection

Destination

Africa's Leading Beach Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Diani Beach, Kenya
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading City Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kenya
South Africa
Tanzania
Africa's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Island 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
Thanda Island, Tanzania
Africa's Leading National Park 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Tourist Attraction 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Table Mountain, South Africa
Africa's Leading Tourist Board 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kenya Tourism Board
South Africa Tourism
Tanzania Tourist Board

General

Africa's Responsible Tourism Award 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Gamewatchers Safaris
Twiga Tours

Hotels & Resorts

Africa's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20192018 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 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
AfroChic Diani Beach, Kenya
Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa
Swahili Beach, Kenya
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel 20192018 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 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elewana Collection
Hunters Hotels Group
Mantis Collection
Africa's Leading Business Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upperhill, Kenya
Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Africa's Leading Casino Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading City Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
InterContinental Nairobi, Kenya
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Africa's Leading Design Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Babylonstoren’s Farm Hotel, South Africa
MannaBay, South Africa
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Family Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
PrideInn Paradise Beach Hotel
Africa's Leading Green Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aberdare Country Club, Kenya
Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa, Tanzania
Nairobi Serena Hotel
Africa's Leading Hotel 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Kenya
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
The Palace of the Lost City, South Africa
Africa's Leading Hotel Brand 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges
Serena Hotels
Africa's Leading Hotel Residences 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Palacina The Residence & The Suites, Kenya
The Residences at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
Africa's Leading Hotel Suite 20192018 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 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
La Mamounia, Morocco
Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Presidential Ocean Front Villa @ Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar, Tanzania
The Cliff Villa @ Alfajiri Villas, Kenya
Villa Two @ Ellerman House, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge
Silvan Safari, South Africa
Sirikoi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech, Morocco
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Africa's Leading New Hotel 2019Open for New nominations
Africa's Leading New Resort 2019Open for New nominations
Africa's Leading Private Island Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
Manda Bay, Kenya
Rusinga Island Lodge, Kenya
Africa's Leading Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Meliá Zanzibar, Tanzania
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Serviced Apartments 20192018 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 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Royal Palm Marrakech, Morocco
Legend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Most Romantic Resort 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Meliá Zanzibar, Tanzania
Pezula Hotel, South Africa

Rail

Africa's Leading Luxury Train 20192018 Winner + 1 runners up:
Rovos Rail
The Blue Train

Safari

Africa's Leading Conservation Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Singita
Africa's Leading Game Reserve Brand 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Shamwari Group
Singita Game Reserves
Africa's Leading Luxury Tented Safari Camp 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, Kenya
Singita Sabora Camp, Tanzania
Wolwedans Dunes Lodge & Dune Camp, Namibia
Africa's Leading Private Game Reserve 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya
Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Shambala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Go2Africa
Rhino Africa
Twiga Tours
Africa's Leading Safari Lodge 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Borana Lodge, Kenya
Greystoke Mahale, Tanzania
Sirikoi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Tented Safari Camp 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Mara Safari Club, Kenya
Finch Hattons, Kenya
Mahali Mzuri, Kenya

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Africa's Leading Business Travel Agency 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Carlson Wagonlit Travel
Hemingways Expeditions
Satguru Travel & Tourism
Africa's Leading Curated Group Travel Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
AAA
Rovia
Travel Club 360
Africa's Leading Destination Management Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Destination Kenya
Dragonfly Africa
Tourvest Destination Management, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Abercrombie & Kent
Go2Africa
Rhino Africa
Africa's Leading Online Travel Agency 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Africa Point
Travel Dreams
Travelstart.co.za
Africa's Leading Tour Operator 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
East Africa Adventure Tours and Safaris Limited
New Frontiers
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
Africa's Leading Travel Agency 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bonfire Adventures
Kimidar Tours
Satguru Travel
Africa's Leading Travel Management Company 20192018 Winner + 2 runners up:
FCM Travel Solutions
HRG Kenya - Elite Travel Services
UNIGLOBE Skylink Travel & Tours

Villas

Africa's Leading Luxury Private Villa 20192018 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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