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Plettenberg Bay nominated as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination, for 12th consecutive year | News24


Plettenberg Bay’s coastline.

  • Plettenberg Bay has been nominated for the 12th consecutive year as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination by the World Travel Awards.
  • The nomination comes at a “devastating time for the travel industry”, said Bitou Municipality spokesperson Andile Namntu.
  • Plett Tourism CEO Patty Butterworth said the nod was “wonderful”, following their win in 2021.

Despite a difficult year which saw the Covid-19 pandemic, subsequent lockdowns and beach closures lead to losses of hundreds of millions in revenue, Plettenberg Bay has been nominated for the 12th consecutive year as Africa’s Leading Beach Destination by the World Travel Awards.

CEO of Plett Tourism, Patty Butterworth, on Tuesday told News24 that the nod was “wonderful”, following their win last year.

“This nomination is significant. It gives our local hospitality industry…

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