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Maldives scoops top titles at World Travel Awards

Maldives scoops top titles at World Travel Awards

The Maldives has won the prestigious title of the Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. The award ceremony took place in Zanzibar, Tanzania. This is not the first time the Maldives has secured this prestigious title, as the destination also won the title in 2015, after a fierce competition with the Indian Ocean’s top tourist destinations, including Seychelles and Mauritius. → Read More

Kurumba Maldives claims top titles at the World Travel Awards

Kurumba Maldives claims top titles at the World Travel Awards

Kurumba Maldives has taken two top titles at World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. The property was recognised as Maldives’ Leading Resort and Indian Ocean’s Leading MICE Hotel. The first award highlights Kurumba as Maldives’ Leading Resort, which is presented to the best 4.5 to high end five-star resorts. → Read More

fastjet scoops top title at World Travel Awards

fastjet scoops top title at World Travel Awards

12th Apr 2016 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

fastjet has won the title of Africa’s Leading Low-Cost Airline at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards held in Zanzibar, Tanzania. The globally recognised World Travel Awards set out to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. → Read More

Winners revealed at World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

Winners revealed at World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

Air Seychelles has taken the title of Indian Ocean’s Leading Airline during the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016. The red carpet event was hosted by Diamonds La Gemma dell’est on the northern tip of Zanzibar, Tanzania, with hundreds of industry leaders in attendance. → Read More

Breaking Travel News investigates: Stone Town, Zanzibar

Breaking Travel News investigates: Stone Town, Zanzibar

9th Apr 2016 in Focus

Visiting Zanzibar for the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here takes a tour of historic capital, Stone Town. A fine example of the Swahili coastal trading towns of East Africa, the destination has maintained its urban fabric and contains many fine buildings that reflect its particular culture. → Read More

World Travel Awards lands in Zanzibar ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards lands in Zanzibar ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

8th Apr 2016 in Hotel NewsTravel Events News

World Travel Awards has landed on the paradise island of Zanzibar ahead of the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will take place at Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est in Zanzibar, Tanzania, on Saturday, April 9th. Hundreds of leaders from across the hospitality industry will attend the red carpet ceremony, with the best among them recognised with the prestigious World Travel Awards trophies. → Read More

Breaking Travel News investigates: Kendwa Maternity Home

Breaking Travel News investigates: Kendwa Maternity Home

7th Apr 2016 in Focus

In memory of Renco founder, Dr. Rinaldo Gasparini who died in 2004, Renco, a company with deep rooted corporate social and ethical responsibility, decided to help the population of the Zanzibar Island by constructing a maternal care home. The home is designed to assist Zanzibar mothers in giving birth and raising their children. → Read More

Kenya Airways appointed Co-Sponsor of World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

Kenya Airways appointed Co-Sponsor of World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

21st Mar 2016 in Airline NewsTravel Events News

Industry leading carrier Kenya Airways has been appointed Co-Sponsor of the upcoming World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016. The event will welcome hundreds of hospitality leaders from across the regions to Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est in Zanzibar, Tanzania, on April 9th. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Richard Omoro, area manager, Kenya, Kenya Airways

Breaking Travel News interview: Richard Omoro, area manager, Kenya, Kenya Airways

18th Mar 2016 in Focus

Having been selected as Co-Sponsor of the upcoming World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here talks with Richard Omoro, area manager for Kenya Airways, about the upcoming event and the part it is expected to play in the revitalisation of the airline. → Read More

Breaking Travel News interview: Kai Schukowski, general manager, Kempinski Hotel Ajman

Breaking Travel News interview: Kai Schukowski, general manager, Kempinski Hotel Ajman

18th Mar 2016 in Focus

Having being recognised as Ajman’s Leading Hotel by the World Travel Awards in 2015, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here chats with Kempinski Hotel Ajman general manager Kai Schukowski about all the latest developments at the property. → Read More

Weekend itinerary revealed ahead of World Travel Awards Africa

Weekend itinerary revealed ahead of World Travel Awards Africa

A variety of complimentary activities are being offered to those guests attending the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016 to ensure a weekend of unrivalled networking opportunities. The ceremony will take place on April 9th at Diamonds La Gemma dell’Est in Zanzibar, Tanzania, with hundreds of top hospitality leaders from across the two regions in attendance. → Read More

São Tomé & Príncipe sign as World Travel Awards 2017 Africa host

São Tomé & Príncipe sign as World Travel Awards 2017 Africa host

World Travel Awards has reached an agreement with Realtours and the Associação Empresarial de São Tomé e Príncipe to host the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017. The event will be held in the city of São Tomé, with major sponsors including CST, Mota Engil, HBD, BISTP and Ghana Link Networks Services already confirmed. → Read More

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