And the win­ner is...

Tourism Tattler - - ACCOLADES -

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.

To en­ter the 2016 World Lux­ury Ho­tel Awards www.lux­u­ry­ reg­is­ter at

The Har­bour Grand Hong Kong's Grand Ball­room with crys­tal chan­de­liers - host venue to the 2015 World Lux­ury Ho­tel Awards Gala Cer­e­mony.

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