This continental recognition has seen Kenya maintain its place as most desired tourism hub in Africa, the Standard reported on Monday, October 8.
South Coast's Diani Reef Hotel's officials from left Amitabh Acharya (Resort Manager),Chetan Suvarna (Director Sales and Marketing) and colleagues from a Sister Company, India's Zuri Hotels and Resorts pose in their Exhibition stand at Dubai durin...
The recognition during the 25th World Travel Awards (WTA) on Sunday boosts the reserve's global image as a top tourist destination.
Other Kenyan establishments that topped their respective categories include Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa, Ol Pajeta Conservancy, Aberdare Country Club, Mount Kenya Safari Club, Villa Rosa Kempinski among others.
Chief Executive Officer of the Durban ICC, Lindiwe Rakharebe with MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs Sihle Zikalala at the awards ceremony.
The company leverages high traffic of bookings to negotiate with airlines and hotels, capitalising on volumes rather than margins.
Several local destinations received recognition at the 25th continental edition of the World Travel Awards last weekend in South Africa.
Managing Director Bobby Kamani noted investments in the hotel’s physical infrastructure such as conference facilities and staff trainings boosted its customer appeal.
According to Bobby Kamani, the Managing Director, Diani Reef Beach Resort and Spa, the Award is a recognition of the excellent experience the hotel is offering to both domestic and international tourists: