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    Hyatt Regency opens its first hotel in Ethiopia

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      Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa opens in Ethiopia following the brand’s aim to strengthen its presence in Africa…  Following Hilton Hotels’ announcement to double its footprint of hotels in Africa within the next five year, Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the opening the brand’s first Hyatt-branded hotel in Ethiopia and its seventh in Africa. The 188-key Hyatt Regency Addis Ababa, […]

    Checking in to Matetsi Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe’s answer to luxury

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    Travelling 7,500 miles to Zimbabwe, editor of Hotel Designs Hamish Kilburn learns more about the design direction of one of the country’s most luxurious hotel offerings, the award-winning Matetsi Victoria Falls… Beyond the baobab trees – which are said to be sacred among the locals because of the natural healing powers they lock within their […]

    The new Serra Cafema opens in Namibia

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    The newly reopened hotel in Namibia takes specific design inspiration from the surrounding, remote landscape… After an environmentally-sensitive and inspiring rebuild, Wilderness Safaris’ Serra Cafema Camp, in Namibia’s extreme north-west, has reopened. Located in one of the most remote regions in southern Africa, on the banks of the Kunene River in the Hartmann’s Valley, Serra […]

    Four Seasons Hotel Tunis now open

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    Just a short drive from the ancient Roman ruins of Carthage and the traditional village of Sidi Bou Said, a sanctuary of modern luxury and style has opened its doors on the Mediterranean shore of the capital: welcome to the all-new Four Seasons Hotel Tunis. “We are delighted to greet our first guests at Four […]

    Introducing first look of the new Mombo, Botswana

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    The rebuild of Wilderness Safaris’ flagship camps in the heart of the Okavango Delta, Mombo and Little Mombo, continues apace, with both camps set to open for guests at the end of January 2018. Whilst comprising the most appropriate and sustainable luxury required of such a leading destination, the new camps will remain rooted in […]

    Project Spotlight: Wilderness Safaris’ Qorokwe Camp, Botswana

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    Wilderness Safaris is delighted to announce the opening of its new Classic Camp, Qorokwe, situated in the private, wildlife-rich 26 180-hectare (64 692-acre) Qorokwe Concession, bordering Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Meaning “the place where the buffalo broke through the bush into the water”, Qorokwe comprises nine elegant tented suites, one of […]

    Citymax Hotel Aswan celebrates soft opening

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    Citymax Hotels made its debut in the historic city of Aswan in Egypt with the soft opening of Citymax Hotel Aswan last week. Owned by Egypt Holland for Touristic Investments, this 4-star hotel is superbly located in Kornish Al Nile in close proximity to Aswan’s key tourist attractions. The hotel features 79 rooms equipped with […]

    Ultimate luxury in Cape Verde with Hilton’s Sal Resort

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    Hilton has announced the opening of Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort, marking its debut in the country and further growing the brand’s portfolio of world class resorts. Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort is set against the backdrop of Sal’s famous Santa Maria beach. The hotel boasts a stunning natural stone pool set within a lush […]

    AVANI Gaborone Resort & Casino reopens following renovation

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    AVANI Gaborone Resort & Casino is celebrating the completion of an extensive renovation, representing an investment of $7.5 million (£5.6 million) by Minor Hotels, the parent company. All 156 guest rooms and public spaces including the main entrance and porte cochere have been renovated with the aim of introducing AVANI’s signature design hallmarks. The new […]

    AVANI to debut in north Africa with double Tunisian opening

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    AVANI Hotels & Resorts will debut in North Africa with two new properties in Tunisia, in partnership with Groupe Chaabane. Scheduled to open in the coming months, AVANI Les Berges Du Lac Tunis Suites will be located in Les Berges du Lac II, a prime commercial, residential and diplomatic area in the Tunisian Capital. The […]