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World Travel Awards unveils hosts for Africa Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards unveils hosts for Africa Gala Ceremony

World Travel Awards has named the hosts for its upcoming Africa Gala Ceremony 2017.

George Ndirangu and Makeda Mahadeo will compere the show, which will take place in Rwanda’s thriving capital, Kigali, on October 10th.

Ndirangu is a presenter and producer at CNBC Africa, covering daily business news across the region.

Fellow local star, Mahadeo, is a passionate DJ and media personality.

Graham Cooke, World Travel Awards founder, said: “George Ndirangu and Makeda Mahadeo are two of the most talented and brilliant presenters in Rwanda, and we look forward to working with them at our upcoming Africa Gala Ceremony.”


The World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 will take place at the five star Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre – which features the first convention centre in Rwanda with room for up to 5,000 delegates.

The event takes place alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum and AviaDev Africa, which both run from October 10th-12th.

The leading hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa, AHIF is attended by the highest calibre international hotel investors of any conference in Africa.

AviaDev Africa is a unique event bringing together airports, airlines, governments, industry suppliers and tourism authorities to determine the future air connectivity and infrastructure development of Africa.

The event provides an opportunity for the aviation and hotel development communities to share intelligence on their future plans, catalysing tourism development on the continent.

A full list of nominees for the World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony can be seen here.