&Beyond wins in six categories at 2013 World Travel Awards

Leading luxury experiential travel company &Beyond has received top honours in six categories at the World Travel Awards Africa gala ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya.

The company was named Africa’s leading game reserve brand and several of its exceptional lodges and camps were honoured for their commitment to creating exceptional guest experiences.


The awards for Botswana’s leading safari lodge and leading tented safari camp went to &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge and &Beyond Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp respectively.

&Beyond Leadwood Lodge, in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, was named South Africa’s leading safari lodge.&Beyond’s East African circuit also received recognition, with &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge named Tanzania’s leading safari lodge and the barefoot paradise of &Beyond Mnemba Island singled out as Zanzibar’s leading resort.

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&Beyond has been nominated for two global awards to be announced at the grand final in Doha, Qatar, on November 30. The company is in the running to be named world’s leading conservation company and &Beyond Mnemba Island Lodge has been nominated as the world’s leading luxury lodge.


“&Beyond’s exceptional safari lodges and camps are renowned for our trademark combination of the finest guides, our unique brand of natural luxury and our warm local hospitality. Guided by our core ethos of care of the land, care of the wildlife, care of the people, our lodge teams consistently go the extra mile to deliver extraordinary guest experiences,” says &Beyond CEO, Joss Kent.

The World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide and reward excellence in all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

&Beyond is one of the world’s leading luxury experiential travel companies, designing personalised luxury safaris in 16 African countries, India, Bhutan and Sri Lanka. The company owns and operates 32 extraordinary lodges and camps in Africa and India’s natural high spots. Established in 1991, &Beyond takes exceptional care of its guests to make a difference; its commitment to sustainable responsible travel and community empowerment is world-renowned.