Thanda Private Game Reserve - Awarded the title World's Leading Luxury Lodge for the seventh time
14 December 2015 – The multi-award winning Thanda Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, was awarded the title World's Leading Luxury Lodge for the seventh timeat the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2015 held Saturday night in El Jadida, Morocco. Accepting the award on behalf of Thanda before an invited audience of the industry's leading luminaries and international media was Thanda Safari Lodge Manager Sharon Bennett.
Comments Sharon Bennett: “It is of course a great honour to have been recognised yet again by the industry as the World’s Leading Luxury Lodge. This momentous accolade demonstrates our desire for consistency and reveals our sincere determination to deliver a truly memorable stay to each and every one of our guests year after year. It is an award such as this that encourages the Thanda team to continue to strive for service excellence, while delivering authentic safari experiences, supporting our local communities and protecting our wildlife and environment.“
It is Thanda’s longstanding and integrated relationship with the local communities that makes a stay here exceptional. Guests enjoy numerous activities, from Big Five game drives and specialised bush walks, to Zulu cultural tours into the rural community and photographic safaris, further enhancing their African experience. The three accommodation options include: Thanda Safari Lodge, abundant in size it features 9 bush suites shaped like a traditional Zulu homestead with panoramic views of the surrounding game reserve; Set amidst lush green lawns and with its own helipad, Villa iZulu (‘heaven’) is a majestic 5-suite Villa that provides an outstanding safari hideaway for those seeking true privacy; Comprising 15 spacious luxury canvas tents, including Jabula (‘Happiness’) Tent, Thanda Tented Camp offers a relaxed and authentic non-electrified safari experience.
World Travel Awards™ is voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, and this accolade recognises the commitment to excellence, which an organisation has demonstrated in the last twelve months.
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