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World Travel Awards 2013 Kenya nominees

We already know that Kenya is hosting this year’s World Travel Awards Africa, and as months go by we are getting nearer to the big day, 16th of October. Aside from Sarova hotels scooping a whopping five nominations, little is known of other nominees in Kenya’s travel industry. Here is a look at the Kenyan industry players who received nominations in various categories of this prestigious awards.

Kenya Leading Car Hire 2013

  • Avenue car Hire
  • Avis Kenya
  • Central rent a car
  • Europcar Kenya
  • Glory car hire
  • sixt kenya

Kenya’s Leading Beach Resort 2013

  • Alfajiri Villa resort
  • Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa
  • Hemingways Watamu Resort
  • Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
  • Msambweni Beach House
  • Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
  • Severin Sea Lodge
  • Swahili Beach
  • The Majlis
  • The Red Pepper House

Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel 2013

  • Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
  • Fairmont The Norfolk
  • Intercontinental Nairobi
  • Nairobi Serena Hotel
  • The Sarova Stanley
  • Tribe Hotel

Kenya’s Leading Golf Resort 2013

  • Fairmont Mt.Kenya Safari Club
  • Leisure Lodge Beach & Golf Resort
  • The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort
  • Windsor Golf & Country Club

Kenya’s Leading Hotel 2013

  • Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
  • Fairmont The Norfolk
  • Intercontinental Nairobi
  • Laico Regency
  • Nairobi Serena Hotel
  • Sankara
  • The Sarova Stanley
  • Tribe Hotel

Kenya’s Leading Hotel Brand 2013

  • Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
  • Hemingway Hotels & Resorts
  • Kempinski Hotels
  • Mada Hotels
  • Marasa Africa
  • Pride Inn Hotels & Conferencing
  • Sarova Hotels
  • Serena Hotels

Kenya’s Leading Resort 2013

  • Alfajiri Villa Resort
  • Diamonds Dream Africa Resort
  • Hemingways resort
  • Kinondo Kwetu
  • Leopard Beach Resort &Spa
  • Manda Bay
  • Mt. Kenya Safari Club
  • Southern Palms Beach Resort

Kenya’s Leading Safari Camp Brand 2013

  • Advantage East Africa
  • Ashnil Hotels
  • Atua Enkop Africa
  • Governors Camp Collection
  • Heritage Hotels
  • Out of Africa Collection
  • Porini camps
  • The C&P portfolio
  • The Safari and Conservation Company
  • The Safari Collection

Kenya’s Leading Spa Resort 2013

  • Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa
  • Enashipai Resort & Spa
  • Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
  • Lion in the sun
  • Ocean Beach Resort & Spa

Kenya’s Leading Domestic Safari carrier 2013

  • Air Kenya
  • Fly540
  • Mombasa Air Safari
  • Safarilink
  • Tropic Air

Kenya’s Leading Safari Lodge 2013

  • &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Maasai Mara Tented Camp
  • Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
  • Elsa’s Kopje
  • Finch Hattons
  • Governors Camp
  • Keekorok Lodge – Sun Africa Hotels
  • Little Governors’ camp
  • Loisaba
  • Ol Donyo Lodge
  • Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli
  • Olonana
  • Sanctuary at Ol Lentille
  • Sarova Shaba Game Lodge
  • Serena Mountain Lodge
  • Tortilis Camp

Kenya’s Leading Tented Safari Camp 2013

  • &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp
  • Cottars Safari Camp
  • Encounter Mara
  • Joy Camp
  • Kicheche Bush Camp
  • Mara Gypsy Camp
  • Naboisho Camp
  • Rekero Camp
  • Sarova Mara Game Camp
  • Severin Safari Camp

Kenya’s Leading Inbound Tour Operator 2013

  • African Quest Safaris
  • Gamewatchers Safaris
  • Hemingways Expeditions
  • Pollmans Tours & Safaris
  • Private Safaris
  • Somak Holidays
  • Sourthern Cross Safaris
  • Travelmart
  • Twiga Tours

Kenya’s Leading Travel Agency 2013

  • Bunson Travel Kenya
  • Diani Travel Centre
  • Explorer Kenya
  • Express Travel Group
  • Jet Travel
  • Pollmans Tours & Safaris
  • Sagal Travel & Tours
  • Sayari Africa
  • Somak Holidays
  • UNIGLOBE Northline Travel

Kenya’s Leading Travel Management Company 2013

  • &Beyond
  • Abercombie & Kent
  • Asilia Africa
  • BCD Travel
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel Kenya
  • Cheli & Peacock
  • Express Travel Group
  • FCm Travel Solutions
  • Hogg Robinson Kenya
  • Pollmans Tours & Safaris
  • Somak Holidays
  • The Rickshaw Travel Group

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Sarova Hotels scoop five nominations for the World Travel Awards 2013

Kenya welcomes the “Oscars of the travel industry” with this year’s World Travel Awards being hosted in Kenya. Sarova Hotels, Resorts & Game Lodges are honored to have received nominations for  five key awards as below:-

Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel 2013- Sarova Stanley

• Kenya’s Leading Hotel 2013- Sarova Stanley

• Kenya’s leading Beach Resort 2013 – Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

• Kenya’s Leading Safari Lodge 2013- Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

• Kenya’s Leading Safari Tented Camp 2013 – Sarova Mara Game Camp

World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. In 2013, WTA will celebrate its historic 20th anniversary year. The annual programme is renowned as the most prestigious and comprehensive in the travel and tourism industry. In 2011, 791,358 individual votes were cast by travel professionals and consumers in 171 countries. Each year WTA covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize and celebrate individual and collective successes within each key geographical region.

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Vote for Sarova Stanley as Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel 2013

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Vote for Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa as Kenya’s leading Beach Resort 2013

Vote for Sarova Shaba Game Lodge as Kenya’s Leading Safari Lodge 2013

Vote for Sarova Mara Game Camp as Kenya’s Leading Safari Tented Camp 2013

Kenya to host Africa’s Travel Industry ”Oscars”

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The Kenya Tourism Board have been bestowed the owner of hosting this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA) – African region. The Awards, dubbed  “Oscars of the Travel Industry” will be held on the 16th of October and are bound to highly boost Kenya’s tourist market. The hosts were awarded – Africa’s leading Tourism Board – by WTA last year in December and also scooped the – Best African Tourism Board – in the Africa Safari awards held in London in February; beginning of this year.

“That WTA has chosen Kenya for the African region ceremony as part of the world grand tour, is an endorsement of the country as a preferred tourism destination in the world”, Says KTB Managing Director Muriithi Ndegwa. Graham E. Cooke, President and Founder, WTA, added, “The selection of our hosts is fundamental to the success of our awards programme, and Kenya as a nation has all the ingredients to rise to the challenge of hosting our Africa Ceremony – a warm, vibrant and progressive nation, brimming with enthusiasm and creativity. Tourism is vital to Kenya’s economy, contributing 12 percent to its GDP and sustaining one in ten jobs. The future is bright for Kenya, given the nation’s overwhelming natural resources, its unrivalled wildlife experiences and pristine beaches.”

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