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SAA wins 'Favourite Airline in Africa' award

Posted 24 July 2017 · Add Comment

South African Airways (SAA) has been named “Favourite Airline in Africa” for the third consecutive year at the annual Trazee Awards.

The award was presented to South African Airways at the annual event hosted by Global Traveler during the 2017 Global Business Travel Association convention on Tuesday July 18, 2017, at the iconic Lenox Hotel in Boston.

Hailed as the smart source for millennials, Trazee Travel is a unique interactive web publication created by Global Traveler’s parent company, FX Express Publications, Inc., for travelers aged 18-35. The Trazee Awards celebrates the best and brightest travel companies from around the world and include airlines, airports, hotels, destinations and other travel providers. Nominations for The Trazee are collected from an intrepid group of contributors, as well as, via an online ballot completed by their subscribed readers. The nominations are compiled and a panel of Trazee and FXExpress Publications, Inc. management select the final winners.

“We are very proud and grateful that Trazee Travel readers have, once again, selected South African Airways as their favorite airline in Africa.” said Todd Neuman, South African Airways’ Executive Vice President for the Americas. “The millennials are a growing segment of tourism to Africa and we are honored that these travellers have selected SAA as their favourite way to travel to the continent. This award is a testament to the quality of service SAA delivers both in the air and on the ground, as the best way to start an African experience of a lifetime.

"Congratulations to South African Airways on its third win in our 2017 The Trazees. It's clear the readers of trazeetravel.com, prefer SAA for their travel to Africa," said Francis X. Gallagher, publisher and CEO, FXExpress Publications, Inc. "This is unique group of travelers, choosing to see and experience exotic destinations around the world now, as opposed to waiting years to take that bucket list trip. And the providers they choose to take them on these journeys are the best in the industry, including SAA. From the multiple awards the airline continues to receive regularly from readers across all our platform, its evident South African Airways is the best choice for all global travellers."

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