World Travel Awards Destination Nominees

Gallivant Africa

The World Travel Awards are right around the corner and we are excited to be attending this prestigious event. This year’s ceremony will be hosted on the majestic island of Mauritius on the 1st June. Here’s a quick look at the World Travel Awards’ destination nominees according to their categories.

Africa’s Leading Beach Destination 2019
  • Bazaruto, Mozambique
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • Zanzibar, Tanzania
Africa’s Leading Business Travel Destination 2019
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Africa’s Leading City Destination 2019
  • Cape 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 2019
  • Botswana
  • Egypt
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
Africa’s Leading Festival & Event Destination 2019
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Kigali, Rwanda
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Marrakech, Morocco
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Rabat, Morocco
Africa’s Leading Luxury Island 2019
  • &Beyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar
  • Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique
  • Azura Quilalea Private Island, Mozambique
  • Thanda Island, Tanzania
Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2019
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Durban, South Africa
  • Kigali, Rwanda
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Africa’s Leading National Park 2019
  • Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana
  • Etosha National Park, Namibia
  • Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda
  • Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
  • Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Africa’s Leading Tourist Attraction 2019
  • Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
  • Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
  • Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
  • Robben Island, South Africa
  • Table Mountain, South Africa
  • V&A Waterfront, South Africa
Africa’s Leading Tourist Board 2019
  • Botswana Tourism Organisation
  • Egyptian Tourist Authority
  • Gambia Tourism Board
  • Ghana Tourism Authority
  • Kenya Tourism Board
  • Moroccan National Tourism Organisation
  • Namibia Tourism Board
  • Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation
  • Rwanda Development Board
  • South Africa Tourism
  • Tanzania Tourist Board
  • Zanzibar Commission for Tourism

Have a look at the aviation nominees here too.

To view all the categories and their nominees, click here

Miriro Matema
the authorMiriro Matema
Born in Zimbabwe and living in South Africa, Miriro is a seasoned publishing editor and writer, having worked with leading brands in investment, business leadership and entrepreneurship. Passionate about Africa’s development, Miriro is also a dynamic marketing consultant with 10 years experience working with startups and large multinational corporations. With a heart for travel, Miriro spends her time discovering the nooks of crannies of Africa’s hidden gems, taking the roads less travelled, meeting the beautiful people that call Africa home while exploring their food and culture. Miriro is currently a writer with Byolife Travel and Gallivant Africa

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