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Lion World Tours wins South African Tourism Ubuntu Award for Top Producing Tour Operator

Lion World Tours wins South African Tourism Ubuntu Award for Top Producing Tour Operator ( TORONTO, Ontario - Lion World Tours, the leading tour operator from North America to Southern and Eastern Africa, has been recognized as Top
Producing Tour Operator by South African Tourism for the second year in a row.

The honor was bestowed at the second annual Ubuntu Awards at an elegant reception at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City on April 7, 2011. The reception recognizes the trade engagement in the US towards South Africa as a destination.

The event was hosted by Ms. Sthu Zungu, President of South African Tourism, North America; with HE Ebrahim Rasool, South African Ambassador to the United
States; South Africa's Ministor of Tourism, the Hon. Marthinus van Schalkwyk; and South African Tourism Chief Executive Officer Ms. Thandiwe January-Mclean
among the dignitaries present. The emcee was well-known travel expert Peter Greenberg.

Accepting the award, Lion World Tours President Lucille Sive, said, “It's marvelous to see our team's hard work and efforts validated yet again by our partners at South African Tourism. We strive to give our clients and visitors to South Africa as many options and price points as possible and the results have been nothing but positive.

“With new offerings for 2011 and packages designed specifically for single passengers in which the single supplement fee is waived as well as packages where the second passenger enjoys a savings of up to US$600, we hope to see even more visitors from North America enjoy everything South Africa has to offer."

Lion World Tours specializes in group and individual tours to Southern and East Africa, and is a member of Travel Corporation, which also includes Trafalgar Tours, Contiki, and Insight Vacations. In its fifth decade, clients continue to benefit from Lion World Tours' destination knowledge, expertise, and emphasis on customer service. With their safari specialists all having first-hand knowledge of Africa, Lion World Tours can confidently assist clients in creating an African adventure that fits their specific interests, as well as their budget. Affordable luxury and value for money are what keep clients coming back to Lion World Tours.

MEDIA CONTACT: Stacey Kartagener, Marketing Director - Lion World Tours, T: 1-760-632-0631, Email: ; Lucille Sive,President, Lion World Tours, T: 1-416-920-5466, Email:

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