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Lion World Tours wins Silver Magellan Award

Lion World Tours wins Silver Magellan Award ( TORONTO, Ontario, Canada – Lion World Tours ( ) is very proud to be the recipient of a Silver Magellan Award from Travel Weekly. Presented to travel companies across North America to recognize comprehensive business expertise from exceptional design to marketing services, the Magellan Awards honor the best work in the travel industry and the outstanding professionals behind the brands.

Lion World took the silver award in the Tour Operator category for Consumer Web Marketing/Advertising with their “Treasures of South Africa” campaign. “Treasures of South Africa” was an innovative, interactive social media campaign, which encompassed both YouTube and Facebook. In the campaign, an animated couple visited South Africa to find the treasure that lies there. The treasure was actually the beauty of South Africa.

The esteemed judging panel was comprised of qualified professionals throughout the industry, including famed author Patricia Schultz of 1000 Places to See Before You Die, popular travel blogger Johnny Jet, and travel editor for CBS News Peter Greenberg.

“We’re overwhelmed with the acknowledgment from Travel Weekly – receiving a Magellan Award from this panel of esteemed professionals is a prestigious honor in the travel industry,” said Lucille Sive, President of Lion World Tours. “This type of recognition truly is a testament to our fantastic travel partners who worked with us to achieve this successful campaign: South African Tourism and South African Airways, as well as suppliers in South Africa including The Blue Train, Lion Sands Game Reserve, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, The Palace at Sun City, The Table Bay Hotel, Kapama Game Reserve, Bakubung Bush Lodge, and The Michelangelo Hotel.”


Lion World Tours has been honored as Top Producing Tour Operator by South African Tourism for North America - 2009, 2010&2011.

Winner of South African Airways Award of Excellence in Travel and Tourism for North America for 2011.

Lion World Tours specializes in group and individual tours to Southern and East Africa, and is a member of the renowned 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. Extraordinary Service, Affordable Luxury, and Value for Money are what keep clients coming back to Lion World Tours.

MEDIA CONTACT: Terri Jankelow - Marketing, Lion World Tours, T: 1-416-920-5466, Email:

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