Blog: Haute Grandeur

World’s Best Luxury Safari Retreat

November is award season in the hotel industry and it is with great pleasure that I can inform everyone that Pondoro enjoyed a fabulously successful month! We were nominated to compete in the World Luxury Hotel Awards, Haute Grandeur Hotel Awards and The Boutique Hotel Awards, each with different selection criteria and award recognition standards. […]


Haute Grandeur Hotel Award

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Pondoro has been shortlisted for a Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Award to be held at the United Arab Emirates on the 1st of November 2018. The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel AwardsTM was established as an independent and unbiased initiative to honour the very highest achievements from across the […]


Haute Grandeur Hotel Awards

The world’s most brilliant hospitality stars were lauded recently at the Haute Grandeur Hotel Awards Gala ceremony held on the 27th of October 2017 at the Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit in Thailand. Haute Grandeur is recognized as the world’s leading Awards initiative, acknowledging the finest hospitality experiences across 7 continents and more than 60 countries. Each […]


Haute Grandeur: Last day to vote

2017 Haute Grandeur Awards Nominee Voting closes: 18 July 2017 A gentle reminder that there is only 1 day left to vote for Pondoro to win an award at the prestigious 2017 Haute Grandeur Hotel Awards. We are honoured to receive a nomination and your vote would be greatly appreciated. Please register your vote and help us win […]


Haute Grandeur Hotel Awards

  The Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards was held on the 20th of October 2016 at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel in Abu Dhabi. My wife Lize and I attended the glamorous Gala dinner and I am very pleased to announce that Pondoro was awarded as Africa’s winner in the Most Romantic Hotel category. […]