Sierra Leone has received a prestigious nomination as the “Most Desirable Emerging Destination” for 2023 by the renowned UK travel magazine, Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards. Known for its extensive coverage of potential tourist spots and attractive destinations, Wanderlust is considered one of the most credible platforms in the travel industry, with a 22-year legacy of celebrating excellence.
Sierra Leone has been recognized for its captivating landscapes and rich cultural heritage, which showcases originality and uniqueness. The country’s inclusion in the nomination list highlights its potential as an emerging destination for travelers seeking new and exciting experiences.
The winners of the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards will be announced at a ceremony on November 7th, held at the prestigious British Museum. The event will be attended by prominent figures and esteemed guests from the travel industry, further emphasizing the significance of this recognition.
The awards are open to tourism boards, tour operators, and other travel-related organizations, encouraging participation and promoting the growth of the industry. The winners will be determined either by an independent panel of expert judges or by the passionate and knowledgeable Wanderlust readers, who include leading travel leaders, industry specialists, writers, and celebrities.
In addition to this recent nomination, Sierra Leone’s Freetown Peninsula was also named one of the world’s greatest places by TIME Magazine in March of this year. These accolades further solidify Sierra Leone’s position as a desirable and emerging destination for travelers worldwide.