Three South African ports, operated by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), have been nominated for the Africa Indian Ocean segment of the 25th annual World Travel Awards in the category of “Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2018.” Members of the public have until 19 August 2018 to vote for their favourite to be in line to take the prestigious title home, with the Ports of Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth up against Kenya’s Port of Mombasa and Tanzania’s Ports of Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar.
The gala awards ceremony will take place at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on Saturday, 6 October 2018.
Founded in 1993, the World Travel Awards seek to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. Global travel and tourism industry leaders will be recognised at the various World Travel Awards gala ceremonies across the world, with Durban hosting the Africa and Indian Ocean nominees, delegates and media for the third time.
TNPA Chief Executive, Shulami Qalinge said: “To have been nominated for the annual World Travel Awards is a huge honour for TNPA. It means that the work we have put into positioning Durban and Cape Town as stimulus cruise home ports is being recognised, while the ...........