Mart Cilliers, chief executive of Legend Hospitality Group, and Rina van Staden, marketing and reservations director, Legend Golf & Safari Resort, speak to Breaking Travel News as the property is recognised as the World’s Leading Safari Resort by voters at the World Travel Awards.
With a rapidly growing portfolio of properties, Rina van Staden, sales, marketing, and reservations director at Legend Lodges & Resorts, here brings Breaking Travel News up to date with the latest from the company. Having also been recognise as the World’s Leading Safari Resort by the World Travel Awards, she tells us how important such industry accolades are for the development of the brand.
Miss Earth semi-finalist Milanie Cilliers has hosted a Benefit Golf Day in support of The Legend Rhino Orphanage in Limpopo, South Africa in order to raise much needed funds for orphaned rhino calves. The day was also the end destination for a tractor driven by insane golfer Heinrich du Preez, who completed a journey of 1,215 kilometres on the vehicle through South Africa, while playing 1,215 golf shots in remembrance of the 1,215 rhinos poached in 2014.
Legend Hospitality Group is one of the many African tourism companies exhibiting at this year’s Tourism Indaba. The group, formerly named Legend Lodges is using the annual tourism event to announce its highly anticipated rebrand to Legend Hospitality Group. The Legend portfolio, world renowned for its diverse luxury destinations, set in various pristine locations in Southern African, originally launched in 2000.
Those innovative people in Limpopo, South Africa, never seem to do anything like anyone else. Now Legend Golf & Safari Resort has opened its new clubhouse and, yet again, it is wildly different. The list of unique features at Legend Golf & Safari Resort seems to just go on and on.
Legend Golf & Safari Resort is about to open its new Signature Clubhouse with a four-day Extreme showcase - and you can join in all the fun on one of four especially themed days. Firstly, Thursday November 27th focuses on golf with a tournament like no other. There will be prizes on every hole on the unique Signature Course including an Audi A1, R100,000, a trip to The Masters in the USA, sexy sunglasses and way, way more.
Despite quickly becoming one of the most beloved golf courses on the planet, the Legend Golf & Safari Resort is enhancing its offering with a raft of new initiatives, including the opening of its new conference centre, the launch of an authentic African dining facility and the addition of an airstrip on site, meaning easier access to the property for guests.
It is famed for having longest par-three golf hole in the world, its luxurious accommodation, the world’s first baby rhino orphanage and the Big 5 roaming wild and free on its safari conservancy. Visitors – many of them A-list celebrities – come from far and wide to experience Legend Golf & Safari Resort, in the Waterberg area of Limpopo.
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As the eyes of the world turn to South Africa for the World Cup, the nation’s most talked about resort, Legend Golf & Safari Resort, is set to be one of the stars of the summer, as well as hosting 8,000 Brazil fans.