ZAMBIA – Radisson Hotel Group has announce its first resort and third hotel in Zambia, with the signing of Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya, Livingstone, Zambia.
The new signing is due to open by the end of 2022 with the new addition placing the Group firmly on track to achieving its objective of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025.
The new unit is nestled on the banks of one of Africa’s longest rivers, the Zambezi, in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, 5 kilometres south of the historic city of Livingstone, just 4 kilometres north west of the Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world and an UNESCO world heritage site.
Convenience is amplified with Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport located just 15 minutes away.
For an immersive experience of the destination, situated right next door, is Safari Par Excellence, offering unique on and off the river adventure activities, from Victoria Falls bridge activities, water-rafting, canoeing and game drives to helicopter rides, river cruises and elephant encounters.
“The hotel will consist of a contemporary 174-room main hotel and 26 luxurious villas”
The hotel will be constructed and operated with the greatest respect to its close proximity of the natural wonders and aims to obtain the EDGE green building certification as well sign the UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge, becoming a best practice in the implementation of Radisson Hotel Group’s leading Responsible Business program.
The construction of the new hotel, which is currently underway, and the design fully integrate local materials, focuses on employing and upskilling local craftspeople.
It will consist of a contemporary 174-room main hotel and 26 luxurious villas. Guests can indulge in their favourite cuisine at the all-day dining restaurant and sit back with their favourite drink at the coffee bar.
To bask in the fresh African evening air in comfort, guests can gather around the outdoor boma and firepit and during their stay, guests can also enjoy the hotel’s expansive swimming pool, find serenity at the spa, or maintain their health at the sports and fitness gym.
Ideal for all occasions, the hotel’s meetings and events facilities will include a ballroom of over 500sqm, boardrooms as well as meeting rooms, perfect for leisure and business use.
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