africa tourism leadership awards entry/nomination

  • Both self-nomination and nomination by others people are acceptable. 
  • Announcements of the 2024 Awards Nominations
    Opening – Monday, 18 March 2024
  • Closing Date – 27 June 2024
  • Adjudication/Voting – Adjudicators will shortlist Top 3 per Category: 15 July 2024
  • Shortlisted Nominees will be informed: 17 July 2024
  • Winners & Runners-up announcement: At ATLF Awards in Gaborone, Botswana 6 September 2024

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.

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 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.

Outstanding Africa Tourism Media & Marketing Award

The most influential media and/or marketing contribution to changing the image of Africa.

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.

Women in Leadership Award

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.

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.

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.