Awards for andBeyond
We have received global accolades for our commitment to guest delight, as well as our model of responsible luxury adventure tourism.
2010 - East Africa Shines
2010 - EAST AFRICA SHINES
The latest issue of Travel + Leisure features their annual World’s Best Awards for 2010, as voted by the readers. Jumping nine spots from last year, we are delighted to see &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp at #30 in the year’s Top 100 Hotels. In the Top 20 Lodges and Resorts in Africa & the Middle East, Kichwa Tembo takes the #7 spot and &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge sits at #14.
2010 - 5th Best Hotel in the World!
2010 - 5TH BEST HOTEL IN THE WORLD!
The Condé Nast Traveler (US) magazine’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards have been published and we are thrilled to announce that &Beyond Phinda has been voted the 5th best hotel in the world! &Beyond Madikwe Safari Lodge was voted the 75th best hotel in the world and &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge the 82nd best! We also had an impressive seven lodges mentioned in the 50 Best Resorts in Africa category: · Phinda Private Game Reserve (2) · Madikwe Safari Lodge (9) · Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge (10) · Ngala Private Game Reserve (18) · Kichwa Tembo (26) · Ngorongoro Crater Lodge (32) · Lake Manyara Tree Lodge (40) Congratulations to our fabulous lodge teams who wow our guests and the readers of this magazine who, in turn, vote for us because of the incredible time they had at our lodges! These awards are voted for by 259 116 readers of Condé Nast who are passionate about travel.
2010 - World's Greatest Hotels, Resorts and Spas
2010 - WORLD'S GREATEST HOTELS, RESORTS AND SPAS
&Beyond Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge is included in the 2010 Edition of Travel+Leisure’s World’s Greatest Hotels, Resorts and Spas. Referred to as “the iconoclastic new kid in town”, Xudum is hailed for its “part-land, part-water experience on a wildlife reserve that’s one of the largest in any permanent African Delta.” The article makes special mention of Xudum’s nine suites that are “furnished with canopied platform beds, freestanding porcelain tubs, and recycled side tables crafted, astonishingly enough, from rubber tires and beer cans.”
2010 - A World Leader in Responsible Tourism
2010 - A WORLD LEADER IN RESPONSIBLE TOURISM
We are thrilled to announce that &Beyond has been voted Africa’s Leading Responsible Tourism Company at the prestigious 2010 World Travel Awards! Not only that, but we also received Africa’s Leading Responsible Tourism Award. Described by the Wall Street Journal as the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry, this is a great accolade for our company and a fantastic endorsement of our responsible tourism practices.
2010 - Condé Nast Traveler World Savers Award
2010 - CONDé NAST TRAVELER WORLD SAVERS AWARD
&Beyond has once again received the honour of one of the Condé Nast Traveler World Savers Awards. This year &Beyond came first in the small hotels category for Health Initiatives at Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, and was runner up overall.
2010 - Award-winning Family Fun
2010 - AWARD-WINNING FAMILY FUN
The winners of the World’s Best Family Hotels and Cruises are published in the fall issue of Travel + Leisure. This is a prestigious list of the top family-friendly hotels, resorts and cruises around the globe. We are delighted to see &Beyond Bateleur Camp included in the Africa & Middle East category, celebrated for its Maasai storytelling and tracking lessons for children. Congratulations to our Kichwa team for being included in this esteemed list two years in a row!
2009 - Best of Travel
2009 - BEST OF TRAVEL
US journalist Andrew Evans has posted his own “Best of Travel” Awards on his blog site. We are delighted to see &Beyond mentioned in his list no less than five times! Best Safari Lodge: &Beyond Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge, Botswana. Best Interior Design/Room Décor: &Beyond Pashan Garh Panna Wilderness Lodge, India. Best Wildlife Experience: &Beyond Chobe Under Canvas, Botswana. Best Guides: &Beyond. Best Hotel Staff: &Beyond
2009 - Best Places in the World to go Stargazing
2009 - BEST PLACES IN THE WORLD TO GO STARGAZING
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge sits at #1 in Conde` Nast Traveller UK list of 6 Best Places in the World to go Stargazing
2009 - Town & Country
2009 - TOWN & COUNTRY
&Beyond’s Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge and Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp are both profiled in Town & Country’s special travel issue
2009 - Webby Awards
2009 - WEBBY AWARDS
www.&Beyond.com is nominated as one of the top 5 finalists in the Travel category of the 13th Annual Webby Awards. &Beyond was also made an official Webby Honoree for the category of “Best Use of Photography”