Africa Tourism Leadership Awards – Winners and Top 2 Finalists
Leading in Progressive Policies’ Award
A country, head of state, minister or government organization/team who has shown progressive and excellence in policy-making for sustainable tourism growth and development in their destination.
Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award
An entrepreneur (or a small group of entrepreneurs) who has shown excellence in entrepreneurship in Africa’s travel, tourism, hospitality and/or aviation industry.
Women in Leadership
The most inspiring and influential leading woman who has and continue to make and outstanding contribution to changing the course of tourism development in Africa.
Most Innovative Business Tourism Destination Award
Most Innovative and Sustainable Business Tourism and MICE Destination in Africa based on destination rating, number of classified hotels, value for money, value chain development, number of visitors vs socio-economic benefits to the destination and/or green credentials.
Outstanding Accommodation Facility / Group Award
Accommodation facility with best world class facilities, quality standards, service excellence provided to guests and sustainable practices (i.e. green credentials, decent employment practices, staff development opportunities) in Africa. Small operations are highly encouraged to participate.
Outstanding Tourism Transportation Award
Tourism transport organization providing the highest quality standard of service to travelers and has sustainability environmental credentials. This includes the most reliable and efficient transportation companies serving all destination in Africa including remote tourism destinations in Africa.
Outstanding Africa Tourism Media Award
The most influential media contribution to changing the image of Africa.
Championing Sustainability Award
Destination, business, third sector organization or policy that has made an outstanding contribution to conservation/ environmental protection and community development.
Destination Africa - Lifetime Award
This will be offered to an individual who has made exceptional lifetime contribution in creating positive change in relation to “Destination Africa” beyond the African continent.