By now, you’ve in all probability caught wind that voting for the World Journey Awards has opened and a number of other South African cities have been nominated.
The town of Cape City has been nominated for six awards, together with the award for ‘Africa’s Main Metropolis Vacation spot.’ Durban and Johannesburg have been additionally nominated, with fairly just a few awards from earlier years below their belts as effectively.
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Do you know that Cape City gained the first-ever ‘Africa’s Main Vacation spot’ and ‘Africa’s Main Airport’ awards? The Mom Metropolis gained each awards from 1998-2003, its longest streak thus far. Cape City has been named ‘Africa’s Main Vacation spot’ 14 instances, greater than every other South African metropolis.
OR Tambo Worldwide Airport was named the ‘Main Airport’ for 10 years straight, after which Cape City claimed the title from 2017 onwards, racking up a complete of 11 instances.
The ‘Africa’s Main Competition & Occasions Vacation spot’ and ‘Africa’s Main Metropolis Vacation spot’ awards have been launched for the primary time in 2018 and 2017 respectively – each of which have been gained by Cape City.
The enduring Desk Mountain vary has additionally been named ‘Africa’s Main Vacationer Attraction’ 5 instances.
Nonetheless, regardless of the countless pristine and picturesque seashores in our nation, South Africa has solely gained ‘Africa’s Main Seaside Vacation spot’ twice – Cape City in 2012 and Plettenberg Bay in 2020.
One other class was launched in 2019, the ‘Enterprise Journey Vacation spot’ award, which South Africa has not gained thus far.
Although South Africa is well-known for its extraordinary nationwide parks, because the class was created in 2013, no South African Park has been named ‘Africa’s Main Nationwide Park.’ However, Kruger Nationwide Park has been nominated for this yr.
Take a look at a number of the different nominations for 2022:
Africa’s Main Seaside Vacation spot: Cape City and Plettenberg Bay
Africa’s Main Enterprise Journey Vacation spot: Cape City, Durban, Johannesburg and Pretoria
Africa’s Main Metropolis Vacation spot: Cape City, Durban and Johannesburg
Africa’s Main Vacation spot: South Africa
Africa’s Main Competition & Occasion Vacation spot: Cape City, Durban and Johannesburg
Africa’s Main Conferences & Convention Vacation spot: Cape City, Durban and Johannesburg
Africa’s Main Airport: King Shaka Worldwide Airport and OR Tambo Worldwide Airport
Africa’s Main Vacationer Attraction: Desk Mountain, Robben Island and V&A Waterfront
Africa’s Main Nationwide Park: Kruger Nationwide Park.
For a whole record of nominations and to vote, click on right here.
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