2016 International Hotel Awards

Year: 2016
Awarded by: International Hotel Awards
Award: Winner - The Best International Country Hotel

I am absolutely delighted to announce that Pondoro Game Lodge was awarded as The Best International Country Hotel at a glittering awards ceremony held at the London Hilton on Park Lane on the 22nd of February 2016 during the International Hotel Awards in association with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

The International Hotel Awards are the international 5-star standard of hotel ratings. It is the ONLY organisation to provide 5-star accolades at an international level. The International Hotel Awards global competition determines the finest hotels and hospitality companies in the world. The International Hotel Awards were developed to identify, highlight and reward excellence throughout the global hospitality industry throughout a wide range of areas. In addition to categories for several types of specialty hotels and categories by hotel size, there are also categories for best hotel architecture, construction, interior design, marketing and website. The awards are split into regions covering Asia Pacific, Arabia & Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, Europe and UK. Participants are judged by a highly experienced team of professionals who cover the whole range of hospitality disciplines. Companies selected as winners have the right to use the prestigious logo in their marketing.

The Global 5-star standard: Each country has their own method for awarding stars for hospitality. As a winner at the International Hotel Awards, Pondoro has achieved their international 5-star standard, a first for the hospitality industry.

I want to make use of this opportunity to thank everyone involved with Pondoro for their hard work and loyalty. Without all of your dedication and eagerness to please and go the extra mile this would have been impossible to achieve.