Acacia Africa Receives Two British Travel Awards Nominations
07/06/2013

Acacia Africa has received two British Travel Awards nominations, the tour operator shortlisted as, Best Camping & Mobile Holiday Company and Best Holiday Company to Sub Saharan Africa.

Online PR News – 06-July-2013 – London, Greater London – Acacia Africa has been named by the British Travel Awards (BTAs) as one of the shortlisted contenders for two awards including, Best Camping & Mobile Holiday Company and Best Holiday Company to Sub Saharan Africa.

An adventure specialist, Acacia Africa has offices in London and South Africa, the tour operator’s portfolio of over 100 budget led safaris incorporating, overland expeditions, small group experiences and voluntours.

Leanne Haigh, Sales & Marketing Manager comments, “This year we marked our 18th birthday with a successful online campaign, and the news of these nominations is yet another reason to celebrate. Our rapidly growing network of Twitter and Facebook fans love to spread the word about their experiences on the continent, and we’re confident that they will give us their vote.”

BTA’s chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: “Acacia Africa is to be congratulated on reaching the finals of the prestigious British Travel Awards. The largest consumer voted awards programme in the UK, The BTAs are designed to reward the best companies in travel, and the winning accolade is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business of travel for the UK consumer. Good luck to Acacia Africa!”

The next stage sees the shortlisted companies put before the public vote with voting promoted through BTA media partners which, include The Trinity Mirror Group and the Global Radio stations, including LBC and Classic FM. Shortlisted companies are also encouraged to lobby their happy customers for votes!

The winners will be the companies with the most votes. In 2012 over one million votes were cast with the voting process and results scrutinized and audited by independent auditors Deloitte LLP. The winners of the 2013 British Travel Awards will be announced at a glittering ceremony on 31 October at the Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park, London.

For further information on Acacia Africa please contact Leanne Haigh, Sales & Marketing Manager at info@acacia-africa.com. Acacia Africa: 020 7706 4700; info@acacia-africa.com; www.acacia-africa.com. Members of AITO. ATOL 6499 and ABTA W4093 PROTECTED.

For further British Travel Awards media information contact Lorraine Barnes Burton T: 07557 951027 E: Lorraine@britishtravelawards.com www.britishtravelawards.com

NOTES TO EDITORS
The British Travel Awards is the largest awards programme in the UK created to reward the best companies in travel. The British Travel Awards are easily the most recognisable of all travel industry accolades amongst consumer and industry professionals alike with categories spanning all types of holiday experience - transport, destination, cruise, customer service, holiday extras, and accommodation. The British Travel Awards symbol is the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business. The 2013 BTAs will take place in London on 31 October.