Cheli & Peacock and Elewana have announced that, subject to Competitions Authority of Kenya approval, Cheli & Peacock’s Kenyan safari camp portfolio will be merged with the Elewana Collection in early 2015.
Stefano Cheli, chief executive of Cheli & Peacock commented: “I am extremely pleased to announce this exciting step for Cheli & Peacock as I believe that by joining the Elewana Collection we will be ensuring a bright and successful future for all.”
“I am also pleased to announce that independent of this newly-merged East African property portfolio Cheli & Peacock Safaris will continue – under my leadership - to provide its extensive range of touring and ground handling services and solutions in both Kenya and Tanzania.”
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Elewana chief executive Karim Wissanji also welcomed the deal.
He said: “We are very excited to welcome Cheli & Peacock’s safari portfolio into the Elewana Collection.
“This, for us, represents yet another significant milestone in providing our valued trade partners with the most exceptional ‘bush and beach’ experiences in East Africa’s most exciting destinations.”