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Wilderness Nominated for Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards

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Wilderness Safaris has been nominated in the Tour Operators and Specialists category, as well as the Hotels and Resorts categories of the coveted Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards survey. Showcasing its dedication to pioneering conservation and hospitality tourism in Africa, 32 of Wilderness’ globally renowned camps have been listed under Best Hotels and Resorts. Readers and travellers who believe in the company’s unwavering vision to conserve and restore Africa’s pristine wildlife areas are encouraged to vote online, with the voting poll live until 30 June 2022.


Wilderness Safaris is proud to be associated with Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious Readers’ Choice Awards, and hopes that the 2022 survey will not only encourage guests and travel partners to cast their votes for their favourite camps or operators, but inspire them to start planning their next African adventure.



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As a world leader in conservation and hospitality, these nominations are testament to Wilderness’ continued commitment to driving impactful tourism to Africa, in order to help protect the continent’s wilderness and wildlife, and enable responsible development in the countries and communities where it operates. As travellers return to Africa, Wilderness strongly believes that its distinctive tourism model offers the perfect opportunity for regenerative travel, thereby inspiring positive action among its guests and staff.


The following Wilderness camps have been nominated in the Best Hotels and Resorts category:

  • Botswana: Abu, Chitabe, DumaTau, Jacana, Jao, Kalahari Plains, King’s Pool, Kwetsani, Mombo and Little Mombo, Pelo, Tubu Tree and Little Tubu, Qorokwe, Savuti, Seba, Vumbura Plains and Little Vumbura.
  • Namibia: Desert Rhino Camp, Doro Nawas, Damaraland Camp, Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, Kulala Desert Lodge, Little Kulala and Serra Cafema.
  • Rwanda: Bisate Lodge.
  • Zambia: Busanga Bush Camp, Shumba and Toka Leya.
  • Zimbabwe: Davison’s, Little Makalolo and Ruckomechi.

These awards are based solely on the nominations and votes of readers. Voting closes on 30 June 2022 and winners will be announced on the Condé Nast Traveler website on 4 October 2022. To learn more about the survey, or to cast your vote, click here.

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