Tanzania has registered ten (10) entries under nine (9) categories in the World nominations 2016 for the World Travel Awards organized by the World Travel Awards that will take place on 2nd December 2016 at the Olhuveli Beach & Spa Resort in the Republic of Maldives. Under the Africa nominations 2016, thirty two (32) entries for Tanzania have been recorded under 17 categories.
The winner of this competition will be decided by votes. Voting for the World and Travel Technology nominations opens online on Friday, 23rd September 2016 and will end on Monday, 24th October 2016. The voters will be travel professionals and consumers with a vote cast by qualifying travel professionals carrying a weighting of two votes.
“We are delighted to inform you of your nomination in the 23rd annual World Travel Awards and I congratulate your achievement” says Graham Cooke, the President of World Travel Awards.
Tanzania’s ten entries with their categories in brackets are: Tanzania (World’s Leading Safari Destination 2016); Zanzibar-Tanzania (World’s Leading Dive Destination 2016); Zanzibar - Tanzania (World Leading Island Destination); and Mt. Kilimanjaro-Tanzania (World’s Leading tourist attraction).
Others are: Diamond La Gemma dell’Est Zanzibar -Tanzania (World’s Leading Beach resorts 2016); Essque Zalu Zanzibar - Tanzania (World’s Honeymoon Resort 2016); &Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge-Tanzania and Singita Sasakwa Lodge – Tanzania (World’s Leading Luxury Lodge 2016); &Beyond Mnembo Island Lodge Zanzibar – Tanzania (World’s Leading Private Island Resort 2016) and Chumbe Island Coral Park – Tanzania (World’s Leading Conservation Company).
This comes five months after Mount Kilimanjaro which is the highest mountain in Africa, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world, being declared Africa’s leading tourist attraction in 2016 during the World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony held in Zanziba Tanzania on 9th April 2016.
The World Travel Awards was founded in 1993 to recognize, acknowledge and reward excellence in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry worldwide. This year’s World Travel Awards is celebrating its 23rd anniversary. Its brand is now recognized globally as the hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
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Sept 26, 2016.