World Travel Awards continues to rank Kenya as top wildlife tourism destination. This is now the seventh time in a raw that Kenya is recognized.
This announcement came on Thursday during the WTA grand final winners’day where Kenya emerged top beating Botswana, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia.
Kenya airways, Kenya’s National airline was also name best airline in Africa with business class while Ethiopian airlines emerged top in the leading brand and economy class category.
Despite the tourism sector being hard hit by the pandemic, Kenya Ministry of tourism launched virtual tourism where Kenya wildlife could be views online. This was showcased worldwide.
Kenya also partnered with video sharing platform TikTok to showcase the great wildebeest migration at the Maasai Mara game reserve.
Other categories that proved Kenya’s prowess in tourism include;
Africa’s Leading Airport Hotel 2021 — Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi
Africa’s Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2021 — Diamonds Dream of Africa
Africa’s Leading Business Travel Destination 2021 — Nairobi
Africa’s Leading City Hotel 2021 — Fairmont The Norfolk
Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2021 — Port of Mombasa
Africa’s Leading Hotel 2021 — Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Africa’s Leading Hotel Brand 2021 — Serena Hotels
Africa’s Leading Luxury Tented Safari Camp 2021 — Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara
Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2021 — Kenyatta International Convention Centre
Africa’s Leading Sports Resort 2021 — Ocean Sports Resort, Watamu
Africa’s Leading Tented Safari Camp 2021 — Finch Hattons
Africa’s Leading Tour Operator 2021 — Pollman’s Tours & Safaris
Africa’s Leading Tourist Board 2021 — Kenya Tourism Board