The World Tourism Awards 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.
We are delighted to be acknowledged by Responsible Tourism Tanzania in their 2nd Responsible Tourism Awards who believe in a sustainable approach to tourism in Tanzania. The awards recognize and reward innovations in responsible tourism with an emphasis on innovations that take care of the environment, local people and cultures, impact on women and youth empowerment and positive contributions to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Kenyan long-distance runner, Eliud Kipchoge, became the first person to run a marathon in under two hours this Saturday. Eliud crossed the finish line with nearly 20 seconds to spare with thousands cheering him on. The Kenyan completed the 26.2-mile (44 kilometres) challenge in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds.
Each year, Conde Nast Traveller 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.