Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world, was declared Africa’s leading tourist attraction in 2016 during the World Travel Awards Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony in Zanzibar.
The red carpet event attended by hundreds of tourism industry leaders was hosted by Diamonds La Gemma Dell’est,Nungwi the northern tip of Zanzibar, Tanzania on 9th April 2016.
Tanzania Tourist Board is honoured to see that Mt. Kilimanjaro has been voted as the leading tourist destination in Africa. This nomination will definitely contribute towards our efforts in promoting Destination Tanzania, especially in making the world know that Tanzania is home to Mt. Kilimanjaro; the pinnacle wonder of Africa, and as many know, it is affectionately known as the rooftop of Africa.
Mount Kilimanjaro, is the world’s most accessible high snow–capped summit, a beacon for visitors from around the world and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In addition to Mt. Kilimanjaro, the following Tanzanian tourism companies also won different awards in various categories.
Tanzania Tourist Board congratulates all companies nominated at the World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony and is confident that their victory is a very strong tool in the marketing and promotion of destination Tanzania. Likewise, Tanzania Tourist Board thanks all tourism stakeholders for voting for Mount Kilimanjaro and other Tanzania tourism facilities and making them become winners.
World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
Each year World Travel Awards™ covers the globe with a series of regional gala ceremonies staged to recognize and celebrate individual and collective successes within each geographical region.
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