The World Tourism Awards were established in order to acknowledge, reward, and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel tourism & hospitality industry. The distinguished 2019 Honorees are being recognized for outstanding initiatives related to the travel and tourism industry, and for fostering sustainable tourism and developing programs that give back to local communities.
Each year, Conde Nast Traveler allows their readers to vote for their best destinations, hotels, villas, spas, airlines, airports, cruises and tour operators. Since the very first Reader’s Awards was held in 1998, this year’s are the biggest the awards have ever been – more than 600 000 voters registered and thousands of hotels, destinations and travel fixers were voted for.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager The annual International Travel & Tourism Awards will be held on the 5th of November this year at the World Travel Market in London. More than 90 nominations have been shortlisted for the prestigious awards which celebrate the very best of travel and tourism on a global scale. The ITTAs recognise the outstanding successes of destinations, tourist boards, private sector companies and individuals.
By Anwynn Louw, Digital Marketing Assistant “Responsible Tourism Tanzania is an association of voluntary members who believe in a sustainable approach to tourism in Tanzania”.
We are incredibly proud to be awarded the Resilient Tourism Business Award in Africa by The Global Travel and Tourism Resilience Council in 2019.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager BBC One‘s latest mini-series, Serengeti, aired its first episode earlier this month. Each episode follows the lives and intertwined stories of several animals that call these plains home while showcasing the intense drama and action that accompanies the area’s distinctive wildlife.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager The Highlands has officially made the Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best List! This is the first Asilia property to be recognised on the World’s Best List and debuting at number 29 in the world is something we are incredibly proud of. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for us.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager Disney’s latest remake of The Lion King premieres this month. The fresh take on Disney’s seventh highest-grossing film of all time has audiences around the world waiting in anticipation.
By Britta Foulis – Content Marketing Manager We are delighted to have been acknowledged by Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) in their inaugural Tourism Awards which acknowledge the important contributions of tourism stakeholders in different areas.
By Clarissa Hughes The Ruaha landscape in southern Tanzania is recognized globally for its outstanding biodiversity and species endemism. The European Union formally identified it as a Key Landscape for Conservation. Home to 10% of the world’s remaining lions Ruaha is an important contributor to the big cats’ continued existence.