Africa Nominees 2020

Africa nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
27th annual World Travel Awards for Africa entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2019 re-qualify automatically for the 2020 award*.

Voting will open at a later date, to be announced, when all of the short-listed nominees for Africa 2020 will be announced.

Entries close on 22nd March 2020.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Africa's Leading Airline - Business Class 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline Brand 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airport 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
khuluma (Kulula)
Msafiri (Kenya Airways)
Sawubona (South African Airways)
Africa's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
fastjet
Jambojet
Mango

Attraction

Africa's Leading Tourist Attraction 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Table Mountain, South Africa

Car

Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Africa's Leading Car Rental Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz

Cruise

Africa's Leading Cruise Line 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Oceania Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Africa's Leading Cruise Port 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Pangolin Voyager
Sonesta Nile Cruises
Zambezi Queen Collection

Destination

Africa's Leading Beach Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Diani Beach, Kenya
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Business Travel Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading City Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kenya
South Africa
Tanzania
Africa's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Island 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
Thanda Island, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading National Park 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Tourist Board 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ghana Tourism Authority
Kenya Tourism Board
South Africa Tourism

General

Africa's Responsible Tourism Award 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Fair Trade Tourism
Gamewatchers Safaris

Hotels & Resorts

Africa's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Baobab Beach Resort & Spa
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Beach Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Diamonds La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort, Convention Centre & Spa, Kenya
Swahili Beach, Kenya
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elewana Collection
Mantis Collection
The Royal Portfolio
Africa's Leading Business Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upperhill, Kenya
Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Africa's Leading Casino Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Palazzo, South Africa
Africa's Leading City Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
InterContinental Nairobi, Kenya
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Africa's Leading Conference Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Sandton, South Africa
PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort, Convention Center & Spa
Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Africa's Leading Design Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Babylonstoren’s Farm Hotel, South Africa
MannaBay, South Africa
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Family Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Green Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aberdare Country Club, Kenya
Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa, Tanzania
Nairobi Serena Hotel
Africa's Leading Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Kenya
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel, Kenya
Selman Marrakech, Morocco
Africa's Leading Hotel Brand 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Sarova Hotels, Resorts and Game Lodges
Serena Hotels
Africa's Leading Hotel Residences 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Michelangelo Towers, South Africa
Palacina The Residence & The Suites, Kenya
The Residences at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
Africa's Leading Hotel Suite 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Movenpick Ambassador Hotel
Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite @ Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Presidential Suite @ Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
The Oyster Box Hotel, South Africa
The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Selman Villa @ Selman Marrakech
The Cliff Villa @ Alfajiri Villas, Kenya
Villa Two @ Ellerman House, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Sanctuary Chief's Camp, Botswana
Silvan Safari, South Africa
Sirikoi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Morocco
Meliá Zanzibar
Africa's Leading New Hotel 2020Open for New nominations
Africa's Leading Private Island Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
Manda Bay, Kenya
Africa's Leading Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dream of Zanzibar, Tanzania
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Serviced Apartments 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Fancourt, South Africa
Legend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa
Africa's Most Romantic Resort 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Meliá Zanzibar, Tanzania

Meetings & Conventions

Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa
Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa
Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Rail

Africa's Leading Luxury Train 20202019 Winner + 1 runners up:
Rovos Rail
The Blue Train

Safari

Africa's Leading Conservation Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mantis Collection
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Wilderness Safaris
Africa's Leading Game Reserve Brand 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Shamwari Group
Singita Game Reserves
Africa's Leading Luxury Safari Lodge 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania
Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Omaanda
Africa's Leading Luxury Tented Safari Camp 20202019 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 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya
Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Shambala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Go2Africa
Private Safaris
Rhino Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Lodge 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Earth Lodge @ Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Greystoke Mahale, Tanzania
Thanda Safari Lodge at Thanda Safari, South Africa
Africa's Leading Tented Safari Camp 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elephant Pepper Camp Masai Mara, Kenya
Fairmont Mara Safari Club, Kenya
Finch Hattons, Kenya

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Africa's Leading Business Travel Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
CWT
Hemingways Expeditions
Satguru Travel & Tourism
Africa's Leading Curated Group Travel Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Rovia
Travel Club 360
Virtuoso
Africa's Leading Destination Management Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Destination Kenya
Live the Journey
Tourvest Destination Management, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Abercrombie & Kent
Go2Africa
Rhino Africa
Africa's Leading Online Travel Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
FlightSite
Travelstart
Travelyalla.com
Africa's Leading Tour Operator 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
New Frontiers
Perfect Destinations
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
Africa's Leading Travel Agency 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bonfire Adventures
Club Travel, South Africa
Pentravel, South Africa
Africa's Leading Travel Club 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Beekman Managed Portfolio
Easy Holidays
The Holiday Club
Africa's Leading Travel Management Company 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
FCM Travel Solutions
Giltedge International
Rennies Travel, South Africa

Villas

Africa's Leading Luxury Private Villa 20202019 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cottar's Bush Villa, Maasai Mara, Kenya
Tarkuni @ Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa
Villa iZulu @ Thanda Safari, South Africa

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