Awards for andBeyond
We have received global accolades for our commitment to guest delight, as well as our model of responsible luxury adventure tourism.
2012 - &Beyond - World's 5th Top Safari Operator
- WORLD'S 5TH TOP SAFARI OPERATOR
&Beyond has been listed as the world’s 5th Top Safari Operator in the US Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey. In addition to this accolade, &Beyond Kichwa Tembo and &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge were voted among the Top 100 Hotels overall and the Top 20 Hotels in Africa and the Middle East. Kichwa Tembo was also listed 27th in the Top 50 Hotels and Ngorongoro Crater Lodge received ‘Hall of Fame’ recognition for being listed in these awards every year for the past decade.
2012 - NamibRand - International Dark Sky Reserve
2012 - NAMIBRAND - INTERNATIONAL DARK SKY RESERVE
&Beyond is proud to announce that the NamibRand has obtained International Dark Sky status, making &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge an ideal place for some star gazing.
2012 - World Travel Awards 2012
2012 - WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS 2012
&Beyond is delighted to share our fantastic news and latest accolades with you! We received a whopping 23 nominations in 16 different categories of the prestigious World Travel Awards 2012. These awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. Our friends, guests, colleagues and partners voted for us, and with their help, we are thrilled to announce that we took home the prize in five very important categories: AFRICA’S LEADING GAME RESERVE BRAND: &Beyond AFRICA’S LEADING RESPONSIBLE TOURISM COMPANY: &Beyond BOTSWANA'S LEADING SAFARI LODGE: &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING SAFARI LODGE: &Beyond Ngala Private Game Reserve TANZANIA'S LEADING SAFARI LODGE: &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
2012 - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
2012 - TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
First it was &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, then &Beyond Phinda Mountain Lodge. Now, we are pleased to announce that &Beyond Kirkman’s Kamp has also been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for consistently receiving an outstanding 4.5 rating from the site’s well-travelled members. TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site, which enables people to plan the perfect holiday. It offers trusted advice from real travellers, which is why we are so proud of this fantastic accolade. Congratulations to the &Beyond Kirkman’s Kamp family and thank you for consistently delighting our guests.
2012 - Conde Naste Gold List
2012 - CONDE NASTE GOLD LIST
Condé Nast Traveller (UK) has released its prestigious Gold List 2012, viewed by many as the definitive guide to the world’s best hotels, which are carefully selected for service, location, food, rooms, leisure facilities, and ambience and design. Among the Best Hotels for Location, &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge receives top honours in the Africa, Middle East & Indian ocean category.
2012 - Top 25 Resorts & Safari Camps in Africa
2012 - TOP 25 RESORTS & SAFARI CAMPS IN AFRICA
We are proud to announce that &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge has once again secured a coveted spot among the Top 25 Resorts & Safari Camps in Africa in the 2012 US Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. These prestigious awards, voted entirely by the readers, are considered an industry benchmark for the world’s top hotels, resorts and cruise lines. A record 46 476 savvy, well-travelled readers participated this year. This is testament to the fact that &Beyond is a leader in creating extraordinary experiences for our guests. Congratulations to our hardworking lodge team for this well-earned accolade!
2011 - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!
2011 - TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE!
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge has won a 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence!. TripAdvisor awards this certificate to properties who consistently receive excellent ratings from our members. We feel this prestigious award is something to be proud of.
2011 - One of the World's Top 10 Tour Operators
2011 - ONE OF THE WORLD'S TOP 10 TOUR OPERATORS
&Beyond has been rated as one of the world’s Top 10 Tour Operators in the US Travel + Leisure’s World's Best Awards 2011 readers survey.
2011 - Going for Gold!
2011 - GOING FOR GOLD!
More than 25 000 readers of Condé Nast Traveler (US) recently voted for their favourite hotels, resorts and cruise lines in the 17th annual Gold List of the World’s Best Places to Stay. In the Africa and Middle East category, we are delighted to see 6 &Beyond properties listed: • Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge • Kichwa Tembo • Ngorongoro Crater Lodge • Phinda Private Game Reserve • Madikwe Safari Lodge • Ngala Private Game Reserve Well done to all lodge teams for striking gold!
2010 - 5 Gold Stars
2010 - 5 GOLD STARS
More than 25 000 readers of Condé Nast Traveler (US) recently voted for their 681 favourite hotels, resorts and cruise lines in the 16th annual Gold List of the World’s Best Places to Stay. In the Africa and Middle East category, we are delighted to see four &Beyond properties listed: Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Phinda Private Game Reserve, Madikwe Safari Lodge and Lake Manyara Tree Lodge. In the Best by Design category, &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve earned the #2 spot in all of Africa and the Middle East.