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Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort Voted Botswana’s Leading Hotel 2013

November 8, 2013 Accolades No Comments Email Email

Phakalane Golf Estate 80 room luxury hotel has been voted Botswana’s Leading Hotel for the third time in a row at the World Travel Awards ceremony in Kenya on the 16th of October.

548933The Hotel previously won the award in 2011 and 2012. Amongst the nominees were Gaborone Sun, Peermont Mondior and Peermont Walmond at the Grand Palm. The Resort has won 7 World Travel Awards since its inception; starting with Botswana’s leading Golf Resort in 2004, Botswana’s Leading Resort in 2005; 2008 and 2010.

The resort was also nominated for Africa’s Leading Golf Resort this year and in 2012 and the award went to Legend Golf and Safari Resort in South Africa. This was the ninth time that the resort has been nominated for the Africa’s Leading Golf Resort. Other nominees for Africa’s leading Golf Resort this year were the Conrad Pezula, Fairmont Zimbali Resort, Fancourt Hotel and Country Club and Sun City ; all based in South Africa. Outside of South Africa Phakalane was amongst the five African Golf Resorts nominated together with The Polmeraie Golf Palace in Morocco, Windsor Golf and Country Club in Kenya; Mana House Oberoi and Jolie Ville Golf and Resort in Egypt.

Commenting on the Resorts award and nomination; Managing Director of Phakalane Golf Estate Hotel Resort, Mr. Lesang Magang said that it was such an honour to be nominated for the 9th time and to be nominated amongst the big names in Africa. ‘We will continue to work hard to improve on our service levels’ he said.


Marketing Officer; Ms. Tsitsi Chakamba added, ‘Phakalane is Simply Unique. We are still Botswana’s only Golf Estate Resort with the only 18 hole Championship golf course built to international standards. To be compared to such African giants means a lot for Botswana as a nation. Phakalane is truly an African gem and a national pride. It is truly humbling to be acknowledged by the industry at international standards.

Hailed as “The Oscars of the Travel Industry”, World Travel Awards celebrated its’ 20th Anniversary this year and is acknowledged across the globe as the ultimate travel accolade, aimed at celebrating those brands that are pushing the boundaries of industry excellence in product and service.

Earlier this year, Phakalane Golf Estate also won the PMR Gold Arrow award for Golf Courses and a Bronze arrow for Executive Hotels.

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