Kenya named top Safari destination in Africa

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.

Ocean Sports Resort, Watamu – Photo File

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

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