Flying the flag high for South Africa and Africa, many SA tourism products have been named the best on the continent at the World Travel Awards 2017.
From airports, hotels and conference destinations, numerous South African offerings have received the prestigious title as leaders in the tourism industry in Africa for 2017.
In addition to this, Johannesburg recently came out on top as the most popular destination in Africa in 2016, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index.
At the World Travel Awards 2017, cities across South Africa won big, reflecting the broad, quality tourism offering in Mzansi. Cape Town International Airport clinched the award for Africa’s leading airport, while The Palazzo Montecasino in Johannesburg claimed the title for Africa’s Leading Casino Resort 2017 and Durban won Africa’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination 2017.
Cape Town International Airport General Manager, Deon Cloete says “Cape Town International Airport is delighted to have received this accolade as it recognises the commitment to excellence which has been shown by the whole of Airports Company South Africa and this particular airport in the past 12 months.”
“Acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade, the World Travel Awards is attended by senior executives from major travel companies, operators and destinations. Airports Company South Africa is delighted to be named amongst the industries top performers of 2017,” he adds.