LONDON, ENGLAND – Africa’s leading events and entertainment facility is upgrading to host the elite of the travel industry at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2018. Durban International Convention Centre will welcome travel and tourism figureheads from across Africa and the Indian Ocean for the red-carpet gala ceremony on 6th October 2018.
evening marks the sixth leg of the WTA Grand Tour 2018 &ndash
The; an annual seek out the best possible travel and tourism organisations in the global world, this year that is celebrating its 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary.
located moments from Durban Beachfront
Enviably, the world-class Durban ICC is really a state-of-the-art entertainment and events venue. That is WTA’s third stop by at the iconic facility, which hosted ceremonies in 2008 and 2009 also.
for the weekend
The neighbouring Hilton Durban will form the networking hub. The landmark five-star hotel offers unrivalled accommodations in a supreme location, moments from the Durban ICC and Durban&rsquo just;s beachfront. All available rooms offer panoramic views of the town or the Natal coastline, with quick access to Durban’s beautiful beaches. WTA is partnering with Hilton Durban to provide exclusive accommodation rates to attendees of the gala ceremony.
Graham Cooke, Founder & President, WTA, said: “I’m honoured that the stunning city of Durban is forming section of WTA’s Silver Jubilee anniversary celebrating and rewarding excellence in travel. Using its amazing beaches and fascinating Afro-Indian culture, Durban is among South Africa’s essential destinations.
“We have been delighted to partner with the Durban ICC. Opened by Nelson Mandela in 1997, this incredible facility has staged a number of the world&rsquo successfully;s most prestigious events. October i anticipate welcoming our nominees here on 6th.”
Lindiwe Rakharebe, CEO, Durban ICC, said: “I cannot express my excitement at the chance of hosting this prestigious event inside our world-class facility at the Durban ICC and the stunning destination of Durban.
“We all have been seeking to welcoming our industry colleagues forward, friends and media from round the global world. We are prepared to give all our special visitors a unforgettable and warm Durban experience.”
As area of the Grand Tour 2018, WTA can be hosting ceremonies in Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Athens (Greece), Hong Kong, Guayaquil (Ecuador) and Jamaica, with the winners progressing to the Grand Final in Lisbon (Portugal).