Kenya's Bonfire Adventures was named Kenya's leading Travel agency at the Africa World Travel Awards in October.

Kenyan safari firm Twiga Tours has been named the World's Leading Safari Company at the just concluded World Travel Awards held in Muscat, Oman this past weekend.

The Kenyan company emerged as the best among the finest of the world's hospitality industry during the 29th anniversary Grand Tour – an annual search for the finest travel and tourism organisations in the world.

Twiga Tours, founded in 1980, offers customised African Safari experiences for its clientele within Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and the wider East African region.

Speaking at the event, Graham Cook, Founder of the World Travel Awards said, "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.”

Speaking to a local newspaper after his win, the company's Chief Executive Officer Minaz Manji said of the award, “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."

Nana Gecaga honoured

The Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya International Conference Centre (KICC), Nana Gecaga, was also honoured at the event in Oman. She received an award for 'Outstanding Contribution to the Hospitality Industry'; Gecaga was one of three individuals honoured for their achievements.

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