The awards were presented at a glittering award ceremony attended by eminent industry leaders and VIPs from across Africa in Kigali, Rwanda.
Voted by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, this accolade underpins the hotel’s commitment to excellence and recognizes the commendable achievement of the hotel within its very first year of opening.
Rex Nijhof, general manager, Kigali Marriott Hotel, said: “We are truly honoured to win this coveted award and be recognised for our efforts to create experiences that meet the needs of the modern traveller.
“We remain committed to enabling our guests to think differently when they travel by offering aesthetically inspiring spaces, and forward-thinking experiences that spark their creativity together with the acclaimed Marriott service.”
World Travel Awards serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.
Regarded as one of the highest accolades in the travel and tourism industry today, the selection process for these awards consists of public voting as well as recommendations by professionals from travel, tourism and hospitality industry worldwide
Conveniently situated along KN3 Avenue in the city centre, near the financial district and Kigali City Hall, Kigali Marriott Hotel provides a luxurious home away from home for business and leisure travellers.
The hotel offers 254 spacious and elegantly appointed rooms including 25 suites, an executive club lounge and over 11,000 square feet of flexible event space with ten meeting rooms.