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Awards & Accolades

Awards and accolades from industry leaders and world travelers like you recognize the 41 years that African Travel, Inc. has acted as trendsetter and standard bearer of travel to Africa. Here is just a sampling:

"Best Vacation Packager, Africa" by travAlliancemedia

2017 African Travel, Inc. has earned the prestigious Gold statuette in the Travvy Awards for "Best Vacation Packager, Africa." The annual Travvy Awards, known as the Academy Awards of the travel industry, recognize the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry.

"Best Escorted Tour Operator, Africa" by travAlliancemedia

2017 African Travel, Inc. has earned the prestigious Silver statuette in the Travvy Awards for "Best Escorted Tour Operator, Africa." The annual Travvy Awards, known as the Academy Awards of the travel industry, recognize the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry.

Best Tour Operator in Africa

2015 African Travel, Inc. has been crafting custom safaris for 40 years and is honored to have earned the title of this year’s “Best Tour Operator in Africa” by Recommend readers. The company will continue adding to its award-winning brochure collection in 2016, releasing new Safari Vacation Packages that are proven favorites among travel agents and their clients.

World's Best Safari Outfitters for 2015

2015 African Travel, Inc. is thrilled to announce our award for one of the top 3 World's Best Safari Outfitters for 2015!

Tanzania Tourist Board Tour Operator Southern/Westen Circuit Award

2015 African Travel, Inc. is delighted to announce that it has received the Tanzania Tourist Board Tour Operator Southern/ Western Circuit Award for 2013 in recognition of African Travel’s stand-alone safaris to the Southern/Western circuit of Tanzania which include many of Tanzania’s hidden gems such as Katavi and Ruaha National Park. The TTB Awards were created to support and show appreciation to the travel professionals and media who have worked hard promoting and selling Tanzania in the US market.

Outstanding Achievement in "Creative Partnerships" by South African Tourism - Ubuntu Award

2013 African Travel, Inc. was recognized for their high-profile partnerships, providing invaluable South African travel knowledge and discount services to millions of member worldwide.

Top Safari Operator Travel + Leisure's 2012 World's Best Award

2012 Each year Travel + Leisure conducts a reader’s poll to identify the World’s Best Safari Operators, based on six key criteria: staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, food, accommodations and value.

Vote of Excellence in the category "Best Tour Operator, Africa"

2012 TravelAge West’s WAVE (Western Agents’ Voice of Excellence) Awards give travel agents in the western U.S. the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel-supplier partners. The entire editorial team of TravelAge West made their selections on the basis of product analysis, on-site visits, a survey of a select group of travel agents and online research.

Top Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter Travel+Leisure's World's Best Awards readers' survey

2011 Each year Travel + Leisure conducts a reader’s poll to identify the World’s Best Tour Operators, based on six key criteria: staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, food, accommodations and value.

Vote of Excellence in the category "Best Tour Operator, Africa" by Editors of TravelAge West

2011 TravelAge West’s WAVE (Western Agents’ Voice of Excellence) Awards give travel agents in the western U.S. the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel-supplier partners. The entire editorial team of TravelAge West made their selections on the basis of product analysis, on-site visits, a survey of a select group of travel agents and online research.

Top Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter Travel+Leisure's World's Best Awards readers' survey

2010 Each year Travel + Leisure conducts a reader’s poll to identify the World’s Best Tour Operators, based on six key criteria: staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, food, accommodations and value.

Top Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter Travel+Leisure's World's Best Awards readers' survey

2009 Each year Travel + Leisure conducts a reader’s poll to identify the World’s Best Tour Operators, based on six key criteria: staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, food, accommodations and value.

"Best Adventure Travel Company on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure

2009 After completing a comprehensive survey and randomly interviewing our clients, African Travel has earned the distinctive title of “Best Adventure Travel Company.” Each survey was scored from 1-100 in each of the following categories: Education, Sustainability, Quality of Service, and Spirit of Adventure. Researchers then randomly interviewed client references based on the same criteria.

Vote of Excellence in the category "Best Tour Operator, Africa" by Editors of TravelAge West

2009 TravelAge West’s WAVE (Western Agents’ Voice of Excellence) Awards give travel agents in the western U.S. the opportunity to recognize the outstanding qualities and services of their travel-supplier partners. Editor-in-Chief Ken Shapiro and the entire editorial team of TravelAge West made their selections on the basis of product analysis, on-site visits, a survey of a select group of travel agents and online research.

National Geographic Traveler recognizes African Travel, Inc.s "EXCLUSIVELY YOURS, EGYPT!" as a "TOUR OF A LIFETIME"

2008 11-Day Egypt Sojourn Features Exclusive Touring, Luxury Accommodations.
To qualify for inclusion a trip must meet certain criteria, among them providing interaction with local population, being environmentally friendly, and exemplifying best practices. The program, created for luxury clients, helps them uncover the mysteries of ancient Egypt with their own private Egyptologist who personally escorts the entire trip. All sightseeing is private, with time to linger at sites of special interest. In addition to one-on-one touring with an Egyptologist guide, the private program includes luxury accommodations, a home hosted dinner with an Egyptian family, round trip flight between Cairo and Luxor/Aswan, most meals and a day room prior to the return flight home. The itinerary features three nights Cairo, one in Luxor and five days cruising the Nile.

Nominated for "Best Tour Operator Africa" by readers of Travel Weekly

2007 - 2008 Travel Weekly’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards are an open-ended survey, and nominees are suggested by Travel Weekly’s readership of agents, industry marketing executives and the CEOs of the world’s largest travel companies.

Voted # 6 in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards in the category of "Best Tour Operator and Safari Outfitters"

2007 - 2008 Each year Travel + Leisure conducts a reader’s poll to identify the World’s Best Tour Operators, based on six key criteria: staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, food, accommodations and value.

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