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Africa Nominees 2021

Africa nominees

It is with great pleasure that we open the
28th annual World Travel Awards for Africa entries.

The winner and 2 runners up from 2020 re-qualify automatically for the 2021 award*.

Voting will open at a later date, to be announced, when all of the short-listed nominees for Africa 2021 will be announced.

Entries close on 21st March 2021.

* All nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Africa's Leading Airline - Business Class 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline - Economy Class 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airport 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town International Airport, South Africa
Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
O.R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Inflight Magazine 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Índico (LAM - Mozambique Airlines)
Msafiri (Kenya Airways)
Sawubona (South African Airways)
Africa's Leading Low-Cost Airline 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
fastjet
kulula.com
Mango

Attraction

Africa's Leading Tourist Attraction 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Table Mountain, South Africa

Car

Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz
Africa's Leading Car Rental Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Avis
Europcar
Hertz

Destination

Africa's Leading Beach Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Business Travel Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading City Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kenya
South Africa
Tanzania
Africa's Leading Festival & Event Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Island 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
Thanda Island, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading National Park 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Tourist Board 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kenya Tourism Board
South Africa Tourism
Tanzania Tourist Board

General

Africa's Responsible Tourism Award 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Green Safaris
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Twiga Tours

Hotels & Resorts

Africa's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Baobab Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
Hotel La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
TUI BLUE Bahari, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Beach Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, Mozambique
Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa, Zanzibar
Hotel La Gemma dell'Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hemingways Nairobi, Kenya
Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
The Silo, Cape Town, South Africa
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Azura
Elewana Collection
Mantis Collection
Africa's Leading Business Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Gran Meliá Arusha, Tanzania
Sandton Sun, South Africa
Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Africa's Leading Casino Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Peermont D'oreale Grande at Emperors Palace, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Wild Coast Sun, South Africa
Africa's Leading City Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel, Dar es salam, Tanzania
Fairmont The Norfolk, Kenya
Hilton Cape Town City Centre, South Africa
Africa's Leading Conference Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa
The Westin Cape Town, South Africa
Africa's Leading Design Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
MannaBay, South Africa
The Silo, Cape Town, South Africa
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Family Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Baobab Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Green Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Aberdare Country Club, Kenya
Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa, Tanzania
Zuri Zanzibar
Africa's Leading Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Kenya
Hotel 2 Février Lomé, Togo
The Palace of the Lost City, South Africa
Africa's Leading Hotel Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Radisson Blu
Serena Hotels
Africa's Leading Hotel Residences 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Michelangelo Towers, South Africa
Palacina The Residence & The Suites, Kenya
Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Africa's Leading Hotel Suite 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite @ Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Presidential Suite @ Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, South Africa
Royal Suite @ Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
The Oyster Box, South Africa
The Silo, Cape Town, South Africa
Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Royal Villa @ Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
The Cliff Villa @ Alfajiri Villas, Kenya
Villa Two @ Ellerman House, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Silvan Safari, South Africa
Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Tanzania
Sirikoi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Morocco
Meliá Zanzibar
Africa's Leading New Hotel 2021Open for New nominations
Africa's Leading Private Island Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
Chapwani Private Island, Zanzibar
Manda Bay, Kenya
Africa's Leading Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar, Tanzania
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Serviced Apartments 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments, Kenya
Fraser Suites Abuja, Nigeria
Lawhill Luxury Apartments, South Africa
Africa's Leading Sports Resort 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, South Africa
Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Most Romantic Resort 20212020 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 20212020 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 20212020 Winner + 1 runners up:
Rovos Rail
The Blue Train

Safari

Africa's Leading Conservation Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Singita
Africa's Leading Game Reserve Brand 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
&Beyond
Shamwari Group
Singita
Africa's Leading Luxury Safari Lodge 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania
Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Thornybush Game Lodge, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Tented Safari Camp 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, Kenya
Singita Mara River Tented Camp, Tanzania
Singita Sabora Tented Camp, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Private Game Reserve 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya
Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Shambala Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Go2Africa
Rhino Africa
Twiga Tours
Africa's Leading Safari Lodge 20212020 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 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp Masai Mara, Kenya
Finch Hattons, Kenya
Hayward’s Safari Sanctuary, South Africa

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Africa's Leading Destination Management Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Destination Kenya
Emeco Travel Egypt
Tourvest Destination Management, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Abercrombie & Kent
Go2Africa
Rhino Africa
Africa's Leading Online Travel Agency 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Kenya Geographic
Travel.co.za
TravelYalla
Africa's Leading Tour Operator 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
East Africa Adventure Tours & Safaris
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
Thompsons Holidays
Africa's Leading Travel Agency 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Bonfire Adventures
Club Travel, South Africa
Satguru Travel
Africa's Leading Travel Club 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Beekman Managed Portfolio
DreamTrips
The Holiday Club
Africa's Leading Travel Management Company 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
FCM Travel Solutions
Satguru Travel
Travel with Flair South Africa

Villas

Africa's Leading Luxury Private Villa 20212020 Winner + 2 runners up:
Cottar's Bush Villa, Maasai Mara, Kenya
Siringit Villa by Mantis, Tanzania
Villa iZulu @ Thanda Safari, South Africa

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