The Durban ICC has once again been honoured with another international award for service excellence. The Centre took top honours at the World Travel Awards (WTA) being voted “Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre”, at the annual Africa and Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony held at the Kempinski Seychelles Resort on Saturday evening.
The World Travel Awards celebrates its 22nd anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade. The awards programme aims to celebrate those organisations that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence.
The Centre was voted top of its league amongst nominees which included the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Sandton Convention Centre, Kenyatta ICC and the Cairo ICC.
Durban ICC Chief Executive Officer, Lindiwe Rakharebe said, “I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all our clients for their unwavering support and for voting us ‘Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre’ for the fourteenth time. An accomplishment like this can only be achieved by a team delivering the highest levels of service excellence. Rest assured that we will continue striving to earn their esteem and support.”
World Travel Awards president, Graham Cooke said, “Our voters have once again selected Durban International Convention Centre as Africa’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre.”
“It is a real pleasure for us to reward Durban International Convention Centre for its dedication to providing a world-class facility, renowned for its high standard of service excellence and to honour their leadership in the African convention industry. Congratulations to everybody involved with the company.”
The World Travel Awards is the most comprehensive awards programme of its type, tracking hundreds of thousands of votes cast each year by travel professionals from over 200 countries. This international awards brand has stood unrivalled as the ultimate hallmark of quality in the global hospitality, travel and tourism industry for over two decades.