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World Travel Awards 2022: Zanzibar is the Leading Beach Destination in Africa

Unguja and Pemba remain the preferred destinations for water loving and sun basking visitors in East Africa

Zanzibar Islands of Tanzania has managed to retain title as Africa’s leading beach destination in the 2022 World Travel Awards.

The popular archipelago comprising of Unguja and Pemba Isles that are floating on the Indian Ocean was also the winner of same award during the 2021 WTA results.

When it comes to beach tourism in Tanzania, all visitors seem to prefer Zanzibar Islands compared to the mainland coastline cutting through Tanga, Dar-es-salaam all the way down to Mtwara.

Apparently, two Islands of Tanzania won accolades in the 2022 World Travel Awards.

The Thanda Island also on the Indian Ocean waters of Tanzania, the 2022 winner of the ‘Africa’s Leading Luxury Island.’

The WTA African Winning entries were announced during the awards winners’ gala ceremony held at Kenyatta International Conference Center in Nairobi.

The KICC complex of Nairobi where the vent was hosted, also managed to win Africa’s leading Conference and Convergence Center

While Zanzobar topped the Indian Ocean Awards bill, the Mombasa Port, on the neighbouring shores of Kenya, wins the ‘Africa Leading Cruise Port,’ in the WTA results for the year 2022.

The Manda Bay of Kenya also tops the Leading Private Island Resort on the Continent.

The Open Sports Resort on the Watamu Beach of Kenya is the winner of Africa’s leading Sports Resort in the World Travel Awards 2022.

Kenya Airways has also won Africa’s leading Airline as well as the continent’s leading Business Class airline beating Ethiopian Airlines.

The world seems to be resuming travel, after more than 24 months of in-door lockdown due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Related: Serengeti National Park Wins WTA 2022 Awards

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