Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club has been awarded Africa’s Leading Hotel prize by World Travel Awards, a global hospitality yardstick body for industrial excellence. The Nanyuki based luxurious establishment, which sits on over 100 acres of dressed-up land, has received the award for the third year running.
The 120 room grand facility has previously received awards by various global hospitality ranking bodies including a spot in the regular ‘World’s Top 50’ list by Travel & Leisure Magazine.
Two other Kenyan Hotels, Fairmont The Norfolk and Intercontinental were among those nominated for Africa’s Leading City Hotels for 2018 by the World Travel Awards. The award was won by Cape Town’s Pepperclub Hotel and Spa which has held the award for the past six consecutive years.
Fairmont The Norfolk hotel was also nominated for two other continental categories including Africa’s Leading Business Hotel which went to Nigeria’s Transcorp Hilton Abuja and Africa’s Leading Hotel, won by Fairmont Kenya Safari Club.
Crown Plaza was ranked Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel while Villa Rosa Kempinski is Kenya’s leading luxury hotel. Sarova Stanley emerged as Kenya’s leading hotel.
Established 25 years ago the World Travel Awards works to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. The World Travel Awards brand is a globally recognised measure of excellence.