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South Africa also fared well at the 2015 World Luxury Hotel Awards. Gondwana Game Reserve, situated in the heart of the Eastern Cape's Garden Route, won the Worlds Best Luxury Eco Safari Resort award. This 11,000-hectare (26,000 acre) Private Game Park offers a distinctive and luxurious malaria-free Safari Holiday destination with free-roaming Big 5 Safari Animals.
The Worlds Best Luxury Bush Lodge award went to Amakhosi Safari Lodge. Located on the banks of Zululand's Mkuze River in KwaZulu-Natal, Amakhosi Safari Lodge offers 6 luxury River Suites and launched the new Amakhosi River SPA in November 2013 with a range of signature Africology treatments.
The 2015 awards season saw the introduction of the Chairman's Award which is awarded to hotel management companies that have earned the respect of their peers in the travel industry and travelers alike. The first ever Chairman's Award was awarded to LUX* Hotels and Resorts, Mauritius, for maintaining the highest standards in the management of the Lux* group, through the experienced leadership of master hoteliers, combined with vigilance in the delivery of excellent service. This award recognizes the Lux* management group for sustaining the highest standards of hospitality and luxury, as a common thread, throughout the various hotels and resorts in their portfolio.
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