Kenya has for the fourth time been voted as the world’s best destination by the World Travel Awards held on December 10 in Vietnam.
The country also bagged the award last year, 2015 and in 2013. Kenya overcame fierce competition from other African safari destinations such as South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Kenya also managed to scoop the Africa’s leading beach destination award, Africa’s leading national park award and the Africa’s leading tourist board award from the awards.
Tanzania’s Thanda Island scooped the world’s leading exclusive private island award. Legend Golf and Safari Resort from South Africa won the world’s leading safari resort award. Shambala Private Reserve from South Africa scooped the world’s leading private game reserve award.
Kenya prides in having best safari hotspots such the world famous Maasai Mara National Reserve, Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park as well as the Tsavo East and West National Parks.