Twiga Tours has been named the leading Safari Company in the world, signalling the new heights that Kenya’s tourism sector has scaled.
During the World Travel Awards held in Muscat, Oman on Saturday night, November 12, the company was ranked as the best amongst other firms based across the globe.
Speaking to the press, Twiga Tours’ Chief Executive, Minaz Manji expressed delight in clinching the award, noting that it rubber-stamped the years of hard work and dedication embodied by the staff.
Participants pose for a photo during the World Travel Awards (WTA), 2022 held in Muscat, Oman on Saturday night, November 13, 2022.
atcnews He added that the company would continue with their mantra and provide the highest level of personal service.
“This is a great achievement for the company and the entire team. Winning this award on a global level is a testament to what our company stands for quality and unique experiences. We take this opportunity to thank our amazing guests and partners across the globe for their confidence in us.”
“It has been a hard journey since our company’s inception 42 years ago but sheer hard work, dedication and the passion to create and provide the highest level of personal service has seen the growth of the company. We are proud of our achievements on the global platform,” he noted.
His words were echoed by World Travel Awards founder Graham Cooke who lauded the winners for raising the bar in the Tourism sector on a global scale.
“It has been an honour to stage our comeback Grand Final here in the magnificent Sultanate of Oman. I would like to personally thank all of the winners tonight. You have been recognised by our global voting audience as the leaders of tourism excellence.”
“I know that your commitment to becoming the very best will in turn serve to drive up standards across the industry and will raise the collective benchmark.” Cooke pointed out.
This year marked the Award’s 20th ceremony as it sought to name the finest travel and tourism organisations globally.
During the Award ceremony, Kenya was named the world’s leading Safari destination.
Other winners comprised the Maldives which scooped ‘World’s Leading Destination’ while Jamaica clinched three honours; World’s Leading Cruise Destination’, World’s Leading Family Destination’ and ‘World’s Leading Wedding Destination.
Silvan Safari, South Africa was named the World’s Leading Luxury lodge while Thanda Island, Tanzania was honoured as the World’s leading exclusive private island.
An undated picture of wildlife at the Amboseli