Travelstart Wins Africa’s Leading Online Travel Agency Awards
Travelstart is pleased to announce its win in the just concluded 23rd World Travel Awards, having being selected ‘Africa’s Leading Online Travel Agency’ for 2016.
The awards were voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, with the winners announced at the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony hosted by La Gemma dell'Est in Zanzibar, Tanzania at the weekend.
Commenting on the win Head of Communications Russell Jarvis said: “Africa is one of the last frontiers in online travel and we’re delighted to receive this globally-recognized accolade from the World Travel Awards."
Travelstart, which has been in Africa since 2006, earlier this year announced a US$40m capital injection by UK-based global technology investor Amadeus Capital Partners. It operates in 10 countries in Africa, not including its operations in Turkey and the Middle East.
The company, which is headquartered in Cape Town South Africa, also has local offices in Nigeria, Egypt and Tanzania.
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry.