Africa Nominees 2023

Africa nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Africa nominees of the 30th annual World Travel Awards as*:

* Winners are listed first. All other nominees are listed alphabetically.

Air

Africa's Leading Airline - Business Class 2023Ethiopian Airlines
EgyptAir
Kenya Airways
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline - Economy Class 2023Kenya Airways
EgyptAir
Ethiopian Airlines
LAM - Mozambique Airlines
Precision Air
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airline 2023Ethiopian Airlines
EgyptAir
Kenya Airways
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Tunisair
Africa's Leading Airline Brand 2023Ethiopian Airlines
EgyptAir
Kenya Airways
Royal Air Maroc
RwandAir
South African Airways
Africa's Leading Airport 2023Cape Town International Airport, South Africa
Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport, Morocco
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Kenya
Julius Nyerere International Airport, Tanzania
Kigali International Airport, Rwanda
King Shaka International Airport, Durban, South Africa
O.R. Tambo International Airport, South Africa
Africa's Leading Inflight Magazine 2023Msafiri (Kenya Airways)
Horus (EgyptAir)
Índico (LAM - Mozambique Airlines)
RAM Magazine (Royal Air Maroc)
Selamta Magazine (Ethiopian Airlines)
Africa's Leading Low-Cost Airline 2023Jambojet
fastjet
Fly540
Africa's Leading Private Jet Charter 2023ExecuJet
African Skies Aviation
Air Ocean Maroc
Luxaviation
Majestic Air
Private Jet Aviation
Titanium Air

Attraction

Africa's Leading Tourist Attraction 2023Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Hartebeespoort Aerial Cableway, South Africa
Lake Malawi
Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Okavango Delta, Botswana
Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Robben Island, South Africa
Table Mountain, South Africa
V&A Waterfront, South Africa

Car

Africa's Leading Business Car Rental Company 2023Hertz
Avis
Budget
Europcar
Sixt
Thrifty
Africa's Leading Car Rental Company 2023Hertz
Avis
Budget
Europcar
Sixt
Thrifty

Cruise

Africa's Leading Cruise Line 2023Oceania Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Silversea
Africa's Leading Cruise Port 2023Port of Cape Town, South Africa
Port of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Port of Durban, South Africa
Port of Mombasa, Kenya
Port of Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading River Cruise Company 2023Zambezi Queen Collection
Oberoi Cruises
Sonesta Cruise Collection
Viking River Cruises

Destination

Africa's Leading Beach Destination 2023Diani Beach, Kenya
Bazaruto, Mozambique
Cape Maclear, Malawi
Cape Town, South Africa
Dakhla, Morocco
Nungwi Beach, Tanzania
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Business Travel Destination 2023Nairobi, Kenya
Accra, Ghana
Cairo, Egypt
Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Lagos, Nigeria
Pretoria, South Africa
Africa's Leading City Destination 2023Cape Town, South Africa
Durban, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Luxor, Egypt
Marrakech, Morocco
Nairobi, Kenya
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Africa's Leading Destination 2023Kenya
Botswana
Egypt
Ghana
Malawi
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
Rwanda
South Africa
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
Africa's Leading Festival & Event Destination 2023Durban, South Africa
Accra, Ghana
Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Lagos, Nigeria
Marrakech, Morocco
Nairobi, Kenya
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Luxury Island 2023Thanda Island, Tanzania
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2023Durban, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kigali, Rwanda
Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading National Park 2023Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana
Etosha National Park, Namibia
Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Africa's Leading Tourist Board 2023Tanzania Tourist Board
Botswana Tourism Organisation
Egyptian Tourism Authority
Gambia Tourism Board
Ghana Tourism Authority
Kenya Tourism Board
Moroccan National Tourist Office
Namibia Tourism Board
Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation
Rwanda Development Board
South Africa Tourism
Zanzibar Commission for Tourism

General

Africa's Responsible Tourism Award 2023Twiga Tours
Gamewatchers Safaris
Great Plains Conservation
Green Safaris
Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Seas4Life Safaris
The Pole Pole Foundation

Hotels & Resorts

Africa's Leading Airport Hotel 2023Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport, Kenya
Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport, Kenya
Hotel Verde, Cape Town Airport, South Africa
InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport, South Africa
Le Méridien Cairo Airport, Egypt
Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre, Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo, South Africa
Africa's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2023Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Baobab Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar
Nungwi Dreams by Mantis, Tanzania
TUI BLUE Bahari, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Beach Resort 2023Swahili Beach, Kenya
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Tanzania
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, Mozambique
Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique
Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay, Morocco
Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa, Zanzibar
Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar, Tanzania
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Hemingways Watamu, Kenya
Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort, Cape Verde
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Sahl Hasheesh, Egypt
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel 2023Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Giraffe Manor, The Safari Collection, Kenya
Hemingways Nairobi, Kenya
Hotel Sahrai, Morocco
La Sultana Marrakech, Morocco
Lanzerac Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Mantis St Helena
Riad Mayfez Suites & Spa, Morocco
The Manor House at Fancourt
The Silo Hotel, South Africa
Africa's Leading Boutique Hotel Brand 2023Mantis Collection
Azura
Elewana Collection
Hunter Hotels
Red Carnation Hotels
The Liz McGrath Collection
The Royal Portfolio
Tintswalo Lodges
Africa's Leading Boutique Resort 2023Billionaire Resort & Retreat, Kenya
Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique
One&Only Nyungwe House, Rwanda
The Majlis, Kenya
Zuri Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa's Leading Business Hotel 2023Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Nigeria
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
Gran Meliá Arusha, Tanzania
Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra, Ghana
Mantis Kivu Marina Bay Hotel, Rwanda
Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos, V.I., Nigeria
Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza, Senegal
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill, Kenya
Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo, South Africa
Royal Tulip Canaan Nairobi
The Westin Cape Town
Africa's Leading Casino Resort 2023Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Maritim Jolie Ville Resort & Casino Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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 2023Fairmont The Norfolk, Kenya
Casablanca Marriott Hotel, Morocco
Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel, Tanzania
Hyatt Regency Cape Town, South Africa
Hyatt Regency Casablanca, Morocco
Pepperclub Hotel, South Africa
Pullman Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Lagos, V.I., Nigeria
Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Sandton Sun, South Africa
Taj Cape Town, South Africa
Africa's Leading Conference Hotel 2023Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Djibouti Palace Kempinski
Enashipai Resort and Spa, Kenya
Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, Ethiopia
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
Hilton Garden Inn Casablanca Sud, Morocco
JW Marriott Hotel Cairo, Egypt
Kigali Serena Hotel, Rwanda
Mantis EPIC Hotel & Suites, Rwanda
Mövenpick Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech, Morocco
Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, Botswana
PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort and Spa, Kenya
Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
The Westin Cape Town, South Africa
Africa's Leading Design Hotel 2023Labotessa Luxury Boutique Hotel, South Africa
Babylonstoren Hotel, South Africa
Dorp Hotel, South Africa
Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé, Morocco
Hotel Les Deux Tours, Morocco
Sussurro, Mozambique
The Olive Exclusive All Suite Hotel, Namibia
The Silo Hotel, South Africa
Tribe Hotel, Kenya
Africa's Leading Family Resort 2023Baobab Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
Address Marassi Golf Resort, Egypt
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
PrideInn Paradise Beach Resort and Spa, Kenya
Rixos Premium Seagate, Egypt
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Voyager Beach Resort, Kenya
Zimbali Lodge, South Africa
Africa's Leading Green Hotel 2023Cheetah Plains, South Africa
Aberdare Country Club, Kenya
Baobab Ridge, South Africa
Hilton Hurghada Plaza, Egypt
Hotel Verde Zanzibar - Azam Luxury Resort and Spa, Tanzania
Morukuru Beach Lodge, South Africa
Nairobi Serena Hotel
Nkwichi Lodge, Mozambique
Zuri Zanzibar
Africa's Leading Hotel 2023Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Al Salam Hotel Khartoum, Sudan
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza, Egypt
Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca, Morocco
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa
Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort, Cape Verde
Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences, Egypt
Hotel 2 Février Lomé, Togo
Hotel Tiama, Côte d'Ivoire
Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco
Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
The Houghton Hotel, South Africa
The Palace of the Lost City, South Africa
Africa's Leading Hotel Brand 2023Radisson Blu
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
Mantis Collection
Protea Hotels by Marriott
Sarova Hotels & Resorts
Serena Hotels
Sun International
Tsogo Sun
Africa's Leading Hotel Residences 2023The Residences at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Kenya
Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences, Egypt
Michelangelo Towers, South Africa
Palacina The Residence & The Suites, Kenya
Pepperclub Hotel, South Africa
Africa's Leading Hotel Suite 2023Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite @ Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
Penthouse Suite @ Cape Grace Managed By Accor, South Africa
Presidential Suite @ Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
Presidential Suite @ Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, South Africa
Presidential Suite @ One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Royal Suite @ Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
Royal Suite @ The Oberoi, Marrakech, Morocco
Silverback Suite @ One&Only Gorilla’s Nest, Rwanda
The Royal Suite @ Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel 2023The Silo Hotel, South Africa
Cape Grace Managed By Accor, South Africa
Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé, Morocco
Four Seasons Hotel Tunis, Tunisia
La Mamounia, Morocco
Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, South Africa
Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa, South Africa
The Oyster Box, South Africa
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, South Africa
Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi, Kenya
Africa's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2023Villa Two @ Ellerman House, South Africa
Grand Riad @ Royal Mansour Marrakech, Morocco
Private Villas @ Cheetah Plains, South Africa
Royal Villa @ Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
Selman Villa @ Selman Marrakech
The Cliff Villa @ Alfajiri Villas, Kenya
The Owner's Villa @ Delaire Graff Estate, South Africa
Villa Namaskar @ Palais Namaskar, Morocco
Africa's Leading Luxury Lodge 2023Silvan Safari, South Africa
&Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, Namibia
Palala Boutique Game Lodge & Spa, South Africa
Royal Malewane, South Africa
Sanctuary Chief's Camp, Botswana
Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Tanzania
Sirikoi, Kenya
Thanda Safari Lodge at Thanda Safari, South Africa
The Motse - Tswalu, South Africa
Virunga Lodge, Rwanda
Africa's Leading Luxury Resort 2023One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco
Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech, Morocco
One&Only Gorilla’s Nest, Rwanda
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Sahl Hasheesh, Egypt
The Oberoi, Marrakech, Morocco
Africa's Leading New Hotel 2023Fairmont Taghazout Bay, Morocco
Fairmont La Marina Rabat-Salé, Morocco
Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier, Morocco
JW Marriott Masai Mara Lodge, Kenya
Nobu Hotel Marrakech, Morocco
Rabat Marriott Hotel, Morocco
Africa's Leading New Resort 2023Emerald Zanzibar Resort & Spa, Tanzania
Conrad Rabat Arzana, Morocco
Marijani Beach Resort & Spa, Tanzania
Radisson Blu Mosi-Oa-Tunya, Livingstone Resort, Zambia
Serry Beach Resort, Egypt
The Chedi El Gouna, Egypt
Africa's Leading Private Island Resort 2023Manda Bay, Kenya
&Beyond Mnemba Island, Tanzania
Chapwani Private Island, Zanzibar
The Sands at Chale Island, Kenya
Africa's Leading Resort 2023Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort, Kenya
Address Marassi Golf Resort, Egypt
Fancourt, South Africa
Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort, Cape Verde
Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar, Tanzania
Pezula Nature Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Leading Serviced Apartments 2023Somerset Westview Nairobi, Kenya
Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments, Kenya
Fraser Suites Abuja, Nigeria
Latitude Aparthotel, South Africa
Lawhill Luxury Apartments, South Africa
Marriott Executive Apartments Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Onyx Apartment Hotel, South Africa
Africa's Leading Sports Resort 2023Pezula Nature Hotel & Spa, South Africa
Fancourt, South Africa
Ingwenyama Conference & Sports Resort, South Africa
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, Morocco
Ocean Sports Resort, Watamu, Kenya
Sun City Resort, South Africa
Africa's Most Romantic Resort 2023Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, Mozambique
Diamonds Dream of Africa, Kenya
Meliá Zanzibar, Tanzania
One&Only Cape Town, South Africa
Pezula Nature Hotel & Spa, South Africa

Meetings & Conventions

Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2023Durban ICC, South Africa
Cairo International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Egypt
Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa
Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda
Sandton Convention Centre, South Africa

Rail

Africa's Leading Luxury Train 2023The Blue Train
Rovos Rail

Safari

Africa's Leading Conservation Company 2023Ol Pejeta Conservancy
&Beyond
African Conservation Experience
Edge Of Africa
MalaMala Game Reserve
Mantis Collection
Shamwari Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Singita
Wilderness
Africa's Leading Luxury Safari Company 2023African Bush Camps
&Beyond
Abercrombie & Kent
GILTEDGE
Micato Safaris
ROAR AFRICA
Singita
Wilderness
Africa's Leading Luxury Safari Lodge 2023One&Only Nyungwe House, Rwanda
&Beyond Grumeti Serengeti River Lodge, Tanzania
&Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Botswana
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania
Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Palala Boutique Game Lodge & Spa, South Africa
Simbambili Game Lodge, Thornybush, South Africa
Singita Ebony Lodge, South Africa
Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Tanzania
Xigera Safari Lodge, Botswana
Zannier Hotels Omaanda
Africa's Leading Luxury Tented Safari Camp 2023Siringit Serengeti Camp, Tanzania
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, Kenya
Saseka Tented Camp, Thornybush, South Africa
Singita Mara River Tented Camp, Tanzania
Singita Sabora Tented Camp, Tanzania
Wolwedans Dunes Lodge & Dune Camp, Namibia
Africa's Leading Private Game Reserve 2023&Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya
Ongava Game Reserve, Namibia
Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa
Shamwari Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Africa's Leading Safari Company 2023Go2Africa
Africa Uncovered
Everseen Africa
Private Safaris
Rhino Africa
Sabi Sabi
Sun Safaris
Africa's Leading Safari Lodge 2023Makumu Private Game Lodge, South Africa
Baobab Ridge, South Africa
Eagles Crag Lodge @ Shamwari Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Earth Lodge @ Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Greystoke Mahale, Tanzania
Klaserie Drift Misava Safari Camp, South Africa
Mantis Founder's Lodge, South Africa
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Tanzania
Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero, Botswana
Serengeti Safari Lodge, Tanzania
Sirikoi, Kenya
Thanda Safari Lodge at Thanda Safari, South Africa
Africa's Leading Tented Safari Camp 2023Finch Hattons, Kenya
Dwyka Tented Lodge @ Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, South Africa
Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp Masai Mara, Kenya
Hayward’s Safari Sanctuary, South Africa
JW Marriott Masai Mara Lodge, Kenya
Mahali Mzuri, Kenya
Porini Amboseli Camp, Selenkay Conservancy, Kenya
Wilderness Hoanib Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Travel Agencies & Tour Operators

Africa's Leading Destination Management Company 2023Ker & Downey® Africa
ARP Africa Travel
Destination Kenya
Hanze Tours
Involv Africa
Nziza Hospitality
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
Thompsons Africa
Tourvest Destination Management
Africa's Leading Luxury Tour Operator 2023Rhino Africa
Abercrombie & Kent
GILTEDGE
Go2Africa
Gosheni Safaris
Ker & Downey® Africa
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
ROAR AFRICA
Africa's Leading Online Travel Agency 2023TravelYalla
Almatar
FlightSite
Flyin.com
Kenya Geographic
Travel.co.za
Africa's Leading Tour Operator 2023Zara Tours
East Africa Adventure Tours & Safaris
Globe Travel & Tours
Gosheni Safaris
Hanze Tours
Hylton Ross Exclusive Touring
Mauly Tours & Safaris
New Frontiers
Pollman's Tours & Safaris
Saunterland Africa Tours
Thompsons Africa
Travel with Confidence
WanderingThru
Africa's Leading Travel Agency 2023Bonfire Adventures
Blueberry Travel
Club Travel, South Africa
Flight Centre, South Africa
Pentravel
Satguru Travel
Sure Travel
Waheguru Travels
Africa's Leading Travel Management Company 2023Rennies BCD Travel, South Africa
ARP Africa Travel
CWT
FCM Travel
Satguru Travel
Travel with Confidence
Travel with Flair South Africa

Villas

Africa's Leading Luxury Private Villa 2023Sirai House, Kenya
Cottar's Bush Villa, Kenya
Sirai Beach, Kenya
Siringit Villa, Tanzania
Tarkuni @ Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa
Villa da Praia @ Santorini Mozambique
Villa Ezzahra, Marrakech, Morocco
Villa iZulu @ Thanda Safari, South Africa

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