Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort, Kenya to host World Travel Awards Africa Ceremony 2024

23 April 2024 - London, UK

World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort, Diani Beach, Kenya will host its Africa Gala Ceremony 2024. Travel figureheads from across the continent will attend the red-carpet reception at the paradise resort on 18 October 2024.

Nestled in botanical gardens amidst Kenya’s pristine Diani Beach, Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort is a sanctuary of unparalleled hospitality and lifestyle in an idyllic Indian Ocean setting.

Graham Cooke, Founder, World Travel Awards, says: “I am honoured that Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort is hosting our Africa Gala Ceremony 2024. The resort has set a benchmark for luxury in the region, and I look forward to welcoming the most senior travel industry figureheads from across Africa to experience its fabulous facilities and paradise location.”

Voted ‘Africa’s Leading Beach Destination 2023’, Diani Beach offers a slice of Indian Ocean paradise, with uncrowded sands, bordered by lush vegetation with swaying palms. The clear waters invite exploration of the shoreline coral reefs, where guests can discover thriving marine life.

With 38 acres of beachfront, Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort offers a superb opportunity to experience a full range of water sports. The resort also features an 18-hole golf course, a state-of-the-art conference centre, four outdoor pools, as well as host of top-tier amenities, culinary experiences and a range of luxury accommodations.

Andrew Cook, General Manager, Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort, says: “On behalf of our dedicated team at Diamonds Leisure Beach & Golf Resort we are extremely proud to be the host resort for the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony in October. We are all are excited to welcome you to our beautiful resort; located on the unparalleled Kenyan coastline of Diani, where from the time of arrival you will personally feel our exceptional warm Kenyan hospitality and leave with experiences and memories that will last a life time. Asante sana and tutaonana hivi karibuni!"

Other regional events on the WTA Grand Tour 2024 include Berlin (Germany), Dubai (UAE), Montego Bay (Jamaica) and Manila (Philippines). The winners of these regional ceremonies will progress to the Grand Final in Madeira (Portugal) at the end of the year when the winners of the prestigious World categories will be unveiled.

Notes to Editors

About World Travel Awards

WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.

Today, the WTA brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.

Each year, WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.

WTA gala ceremonies are widely regarded as the best networking opportunities in the travel industry, attended by government and industry leaders, luminaries and international print and broadcast media.

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