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.
Richard Omoro, area manager, Kenya, Kenya Airways, said: “We carried an average of 10,000 guests a day last year, operated arguably the youngest fleet in Africa from Terminal 1A at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and this terminal has been recognised as a leading terminal in Africa.
“We feel that the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony offers a platform where we can reaffirm to our market, our travellers and influential travel partners that we are still unwavering in our commitment to offer value to travellers in the region that we operate.
“We bring the World to Africa and Africa to the World and remain committed to bringing sustainable development to Africa.”
Kenya Airways is the flag carrier of Kenya.
The company was founded in 1977 and today has a head office is located in Embakasi, Nairobi, with its hub at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Commenting on the news, World Travel Awards president Graham Cooke said: “It is an honour to welcome such a prestigious partner to the World Travel Awards fold as we finalise preparations for the first stop on our annual Grand Tour.”
Each year World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional Gala Ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.
Each WTA Gala Ceremony offers unrivalled networking opportunities to members of the travel and tourism industry, with the events welcoming government and industry leaders as well as international print and broadcast media.
WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.
Today, the World Travel Awards brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.