World Travel Awards has announced Satguru Travel as a supporting sponsor for this year’s Africa Gala Ceremony.
Graham Cooke, World Travel Awards founder and president, embraced the news in the run up to the glittering event - which will take place at the five-star Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre in Rwanda’s thriving capital, Kigali, on October 10th, 2017.
He said: “We look forward to Satguru Travel helping us to tell WTA’s story all over the world, particularly in their home market in Africa where they are such an established and recognised presence.”
Founded in Rwanda in 1989, Satguru Travel - the first travel service provider in Ivory Coast Togo, Burundi and Niger - now has branches in more than 60 countries worldwide.
Nilesh Thakkar, chief commercial officer, Satguru Travel & Tourism, said: “With a network extending to 82 branches in 61 countries, all over Africa, Asia, America, South America, Europe, UK and Middle East, we work with a mission to provide total travel management.
“We are committed to promoting local African Tourism to the world, being present in 98 per cent of the African geography for last 27 years.
“It is a privilege to be associated with World Travel Awards and we look forward to a lasting partnership with this platform.”
World Travel Awards 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.
Each year World Travel Awards covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognise and celebrate individual and collective success within each key geographical region.
World Travel Awards 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.