Friday, 14 September 2012 09:14

The SATOA Travel Awards

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On Wednesday the 12th of September SATOA hosted their first SATOA Travel Awards.  We would like to that all that attended ensuring that the evening was such a great success.  To those of you who could not make it, we look forward to seeing you next year.  Great fun was had by all and it was fantastic for us to host this event on the 30th anniversary of SATOA. The aim of the awards was to acknowledge and award individuals and companies who have been playing an important part in promoting Africa and the Indian Ocean
Congratulations to all the shortlisted nominees but especially to all our winners:
Best Airline - South African Airways
Best Retail Agent - Different Planet
Best Tour Operator - Travel Butlers
Outstanding Contribution to CSR - Dereck and Beverley Joubert
Best Travel Journalist - Paul Hopkins
Best Tourist Board - South African Tourism
Best Accommodation - Kapani Lodge
Outstanding Member - Tourism KwaZulu-Natal

All of our nominees were chosen by the SATOA members and everyone from the Travel Industry was then invited to vote via newsletters and PR.  To our winners, what an achievement to know that your peers in the industry hold you in such high regard!
If you have not already visited the Facebook page please click SATOA Facebook Page in order to see the photographs from the evening.

We look forward to seeing you all at next year’s awards.


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