Cape Town - Cape Town International Airport was named Africa’s Leading Airport for the second consecutive year at the 25th World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony held at the Durban International Convention Centre on Saturday night.
The gala awards ceremony was attended by senior executives from major travel companies, operators and destinations. Representatives of CTIA, Yolisa Mlawuti, Key Account Manager and Razack Rawoot, Senior Manager: Finance were in Durban to receive the award on behalf of the airport.
“Cape Town International Airport is honoured to once again receive this very important accolade. Being named Africa’s Leading Airport for the second year is extremely gratifying and reinforces the hard work and commitment to excellence demonstrated at this airport in the past 12 months,” said Cape Town International Airport Senior Manager: Corporate Affairs Deidre Davids.
"Recognised across the globe as the ultimate independently assessed travel accolade, the World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals and consumers worldwide. The awards serve to recognise, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry," the Airports CompanySA (ACSA) said in a statement.
"Airports Company South Africa is delighted to be named among the travel sector’s top performers of 2018, with both O.R. Tambo International and Cape Town International airports also being nominated for the World’s Leading Airport 2018, which will be announced at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony on 1 December 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal," it said.