Three outstanding properties from the Minor Hotelsportfolio—The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara, the Avani Windhoek Hotel &, Casino in Namibia, and The Royal Bazaruto Island Resort in Mozambique—have proudly won prestigious international awards as a resounding testament to their excellence. These properties, which are known for their dedication to luxury, wellness, and top-notch guest experiences, serve as shining examples of Minor Hotels ‘ commitment to establishing and upholding unmatched standards globally.
Awards for World Spas
The Minor Hotels group’s Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara is pleased to announce its outstanding accomplishments in the luxury travel and wellness tourism industries. Two prestigious awards have been given to this esteemed property, confirming its status as a top-notch vacation spot.
The Anantara Spa at The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara has earned the prestigious title of “Zambia’s Best Safari Spa 2023” from the highly regarded Awards for World Spas. This honour is a celebration of excellence within the spa and wellness tourism industry, which includes a rigorous selection process that involves votes from industry experts, media representatives, and the wider public. The Awards for World Spas are committed to setting the bar for exceptional standards and fostering a connection between spa enthusiasts and the very best in spa and wellness tourism.
It is simple to comprehend why Anantara’s rejuvenating spa at The Royal Livingstone Hotel received this honor. The spa provides a truly distinctive and serene setting for relaxing in massages that allow the splendor of nature to enhance an enjoyable experience. It is situated against the Zambezi River. In the serene surroundings of Mosi-oa-Tunya Park, the spa offers a holistic approach to wellness that is tailored to the lifestyle and needs of its visitors. This spa offers the ideal combination of spa, fitness, and wellness elements to enhance your stay, whether visitors are looking for traditional Western treatments that promote overall well-being or authentic African therapies using TheraVine products.
Readers ‘ Choice Awards for Conde Nast Traveller
The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara has further cemented its reputation as a top-tier luxury destination by securing the 12th position in the prestigious Readers ‘ Choice Awards for Conde Nast Traveller. This longstanding recognition, now in its 36th year, is a testament to the hotel’s commitment to delivering exceptional experiences to its guests. More than half a million readers participated in this year’s survey, rating their travel experiences around the globe to create a list of the most beloved destinations.
We are thrilled to receive these two outstanding awards, which reflect the dedication and hard work of our team, said Laurie Burr, general manager of The Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara. These awards highlight Victoria Falls ‘ timeless appeal as a top travel destination in addition to our dedication to providing unmatched luxury and wellness experiences. We want to express our sincere gratitude to everyone who cast their ballots and helped us win these esteemed prizes.
In the center of Africa, the Royal Livingstone Hotel by Anantara is still dedicated to providing a special blend of luxury and adventure. These awards highlight the commitment to giving visitors unforgettable experiences, enabling them to take in Victoria Falls ‘ natural beauty, interact with wildlife in its natural habitat, and take advantage of top-notch spa and wellness amenities. Here, where explorer luxury and the extraordinary collide, a journey to extraordinary moments begins.
Awards for World Travel
In addition to the above accolades two more properties in the Minor Hotels African portfolio were honoured in the prestigious Awards for World Travel, an organisation dedicated to acknowledging, rewarding, and celebrating excellence across various sectors of the global travel and tourism industry. Established in 1993, the Awards for World Travel has become a globally recognised symbol of industry excellence, with votes cast by qualified executives within the travel and tourism sectors, as well as discerning consumer travel buyers.
These honors bear witness to the exceptional standards maintained at all Minor Hotels locations, whether they are Anantara or Avani-branded. These award-winning hotels are motivated to keep offering guests an unmatched fusion of luxury and adventure, ensuring that their experiences remain at the forefront of excellence, as they celebrate the industry’s highest recognition.
Mozambique’s Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort has been named both the leading beach resort in Africa and Africa in 2023.
Namibia’s Leading Hotel for 2023 was chosen as the Avani Windhoek Hotel &, Casino.
These award-winning hotels work together to create a world-class mosaic of hospitality and travel opportunities.