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28 January 2013

Serengeti and Kilimanjaro National Parks win Natural Wonders Awards 2012

Wildbeest in the plains of Serengeti National Park, the winner of 2013 International Award for the Tourist, Hotel and Catering Industry

Wildbeest in the plains of Serengeti National Park, the winner of 2013 International Award for the Tourist, Hotel and Catering Industry

The Selection Committee for the 38th International Award for Tourist, Hotel and Catering Industry has chosen SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK IN TANZANIA as a winner of the 2013 award.

The International Award for Tourist, Hotel and Catering industry created by the GLOBAL TRADE LEADERS’ CLUB will be presented to TANAPA on 30th January, 2013 in Madrid Spain.

Global Trade Leaders’ Club is an International Businessmen Club counting more than 7,000 associated companies globally.  The International Award for tourist, hotel and catering industry was created to recognize the prestige of companies and organizations working for the tourism, hotel and catering industry as a means of favourising the sel-stimulation of those working in this sector which is of vital importance for the development of their respective countries.

This year’s award ceremony will be attended by tourism professionals from over 40 countries around the world and will coincide with the International Tourism Fair in Madrid, which is one of the main meeting points for the tourist industry worldwide.

Serengeti is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular park, also a world heritage site, it is famed for its annual migration when some six million hooves pound the open plains as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thompson gazelle join the wildbeests’ treck for fresh grazing.  Serengeti offers arguably the most entertaining game viewing in Africa with great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe and thousands upon thousands of eland, tops, kongoni, impala and many others.