Further strengthening its presence in Africa, Rotana has signed a hotel management agreement with Grandview Hotels and Resorts to manage a new five-star hotel in the Republic of Zambia.
Radisson Hospitality is adding a new territory to its expanding portfolio with the signing of Park Inn by Radisson Lusaka Longacres in Zambia.
Zambia, a jewel strategically located in the heart of southern Africa, continues to poise itself as an auspicious destination and it is still largely untouched by tourism exploits. This naturally beautiful country will be the Convention & Culture Partner of ITB Berlin 2018.
May 2017 will see the official launch of Pinnon Safari Lodge, an independently owned and managed safari lodge located in the Kafue National Park, Zambia. Situated on the banks of the Kafue River and surrounded by the most stunning variety of birds and wildlife, Pinnon Lodges offers an authentically wild safari experience.
QG Africa Hotel has acquired 100 per cent interest in the InterContinental Hotel Lusaka from Kingdom Hotel Investments for a gross consideration of US$35.9 million. QG Africa Hotel is a Mauritius-based fund managed by QG Investments Africa Management, a company of the Quantum Global group.
The South African department of health has officially lifted the requirement that yellow fever vaccinations are needed to travel between Zambia and South Africa. After being declared a yellow fever free zone by the World Health Organisation in January, the South African health department has now announced that travellers no longer need to obtain certification of vaccination.
The Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) is saddened by and strongly condemns the shooting by gunmen in Livingstone on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, which resulted in the killing of Mr. Jacob Chirwa, a security officer with Zig Zag restaurant.