Table Mountain has been nominated as the World’s Leading Attraction in the annual World Travel Awards. The Awards are a global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism.
As the 2019 winner of the Leading Attraction in Africa, Table Mountain is also in the same category for this year. It’s going up against five other African giants such as Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt.
The Mother City’s pride and joy is also in the running for the World’s Leading Attraction.
The nominees are:
- Acropolis, Athens, Greece
- Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE
- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
- Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
- Grand Canyon National Park, USA
- Great Wall of China
- Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
- IMG Worlds of Adventure, UAE
- Intramuros, Philippines
- Las Vegas Strip, Nevada, USA
- Machu Picchu, Peru
- Magic Kingdom Park, Walt Disney World Resort Florida, USA
- Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
- Table Mountain, South Africa
- Taj Mahal, India
- Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, UAE
Machu Picchu was the winner in this category for the previous three years in a row.
Wahida Parker, Managing Director of the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company, has appealed to South Africans to cast their vote: ‘You were the ones that voted so that we can be that famous accolade of being one of the seven wonders of the world. Now we call on you again to help us to restart the tourism industry and to make sure that visitors have us at the top of their mind when they’re choosing a destinations.’
Voting closes on October 25, click here to register and vote