(Posted 16th October 2022)
The VIP event room at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, the venue for the 2022 World Travel Awards for Africa and the Indian Ocean, was packed to capacity by an illustrious crowd, representing the very best of Africa’s hospitality, aviation and tourism industry.
Kenya’s national airline – despite its continued financial ailment – and its subsidiary Jambojet, both also bagged multiple honours again, being named Africa’s Leading Airline 2022, Africa’s Leading Airline – Business Class 2022, Africa’s Leading Airline Brand 2022 and Africa’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2022.
The Four Points by Sheraton at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, was also once again named as Africa’s Leading Airport Hotel 2022.
Other winners from Kenya are shown below, once more taking a massive lead again over her East African neighbours.
In comparison did #Tanzania’s showing place the country in second place overall for Eastern Africa (East African Community member states):
Nominees from #Zanzibar also did well again this year and were honoured with the following awards:
Tanzania » #Zanzibar
|Zanzibar’s Leading Destination Management Company 2022||Colors of Zanzibar|
|Zanzibar’s Leading Hotel 2022||The Residence Zanzibar|
|Zanzibar’s Leading Resort 2022||&Beyond Mnemba Island|
|Zanzibar’s Leading Tour Operator 2022||Colors of Zanzibar|
South Sudan had but one winner this year, the Pyramid Continental Hotel as the country’s leading hotel for 2022:
In Rwanda did the Kigali Serena Hotel again claim the award as leading city hotel, followed by quite a few other winners at the night:
Burundi, like South Sudan, also had one winner:
Rounding up the winners from the East African Community member states is Congo DR, which made a good showing with the Goma Serena Hotel notably among the three companies handed trophies:
Democratic Republic of #Congo
|Democratic Republic of Congo’s Leading Business Hotel 2022||Fleuve Congo Hotel|
|Democratic Republic of Congo’s Leading Hotel 2022||Goma Serena Hotel|
|Democratic Republic of Congo’s Leading Hotel Suite 2022||Presidential Suite @ Fleuve Congo Hotel|
More winners in the overall continental Africa category can be found via https://www.worldtravelawards.com/winners/2022/africa
www.ATCNews.org extends congratulations to all the winners from across Africa and hopes that some will make it to the top of the world in the global edition of the World Travel Awards, which will be held in Muscat, Oman on the the 11th of November at the Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel.
Voting for World Winners is still ongoing until the 20th of October, so continue to cast your votes for your favourite resort, hotel, airline or tour company.