Minor Hotels Unveils Anantara Kafue River Tented Camp: Zambia's Latest Safari Luxury

Minor Hotels Unveils Anantara Kafue River Tented Camp: Zambia's Latest Safari Luxury

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Published on December 4, 2023

Minor Hotels, a globally recognized hotel group, has joined forces with Agro Safari to unveil a new visionary safari experience in Zambia. Set to open in early 2025, the Anantara Kafue River Tented Camp, poised on the banks of the Kafue River, is poised to redefine luxury safari experiences.

An Elevated Escape in the Wild

Perched 3.5 metres above the ground, the Anantara Kafue River Tented Camp offers an unparalleled view of Zambia's wilderness. With just 12 spacious tents, including a grand 600-square metre Presidential Villa, the camp promises an intimate retreat that embodies luxury in the wild. The surrounding islands will feature a spa, wellness area, swimming pool, restaurant, bar, lounge, and a traditional African boma, creating a haven for guests.

A Partnership Shaping the Future of Safari

Owned by Agro Safari, a division of a renowned Zambian company, this project marks a significant collaboration with Minor Hotels. The partnership merges Agro Safari’s extensive land holdings with Minor Hotels’ hospitality expertise, reminiscent of the prestigious Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara.

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Immersive Experiences Amidst Majestic Wildlife

The camp, situated in the heart of Kafue National Park, will offer guests luxury tents with private plunge pools and personal boat services. The experiences will be nature-centric, including canoeing, fishing, birdwatching, and boat safaris, promising an unforgettable encounter with Africa's majestic wildlife.

A Prime Location in Zambia's Largest Reserve

Located in the heart of Western Zambia, Kafue National Park is one of Africa's largest reserves, spanning 22,400 square kilometres. The camp, accessible via a three-hour drive from Victoria Falls or Lusaka, or a short helicopter ride, sits amidst diverse wildlife and birdlife in a largely unexplored territory.

Sustainable Luxury in Harmony with Nature

Anantara Kafue River Tented Camp is not just about luxury; it's about sustainability. The resort will incorporate eco-friendly practices, from solar energy to sustainable materials, maintaining a balance between development and environmental conservation.

Empowering Local Communities

More than just a luxury destination, the camp is a community-driven project. The Community Culture Infusion initiative commits to incorporating local elements into the camp's essence, supporting local businesses, and employing Zambian staff, thus empowering the community and celebrating local culture.

A Growing Presence in African Safari Hospitality

With this new venture, Minor Hotels strengthens its presence in Southern Africa, complementing its existing luxury properties like The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Hotel by Anantara in Zambia and resorts in Mozambique. Along with joint ownership of the Elewana Collection in East Africa, Minor Hotels continues to deliver exceptional safari experiences.

About Anantara Hotels & Resorts

Anantara is a luxury brand that connects modern travellers to authentic places, people, and stories. With over 45 luxury hotels and resorts across the globe, Anantara offers unique travel experiences in diverse locations, from cities to deserts to islands, marked by heartfelt hospitality and local expertise.


Snow World Entertainment Announces Major Expansion Plans Across Key Indian Cities

Snow World Entertainment Announces Major Expansion Plans Across Key Indian Cities

By Nishang Narayan

Published on May 24, 2024

Snow World Entertainment, a trailblazer in the Indian entertainment and hospitality sector, announced today its ambitious plan to expand its footprint across the nation. Founded by Prasuk Jain, the company is set to open new facilities in prominent cities including Bangalore, Hyderabad, Thane, Pitampura, Connaught Place, and Golf Course Extension Road, aiming to double its presence by 2026.

Prasuk Jain, the visionary behind Snow World Entertainment, stated, "The entertainment sector in India holds immense potential for growth. Our objective is to revolutionize entertainment by introducing unique experiences that cater to diverse customer preferences, contributing to the 'Make in India, Make for the World' initiative and enhancing India's global stature in these sectors."

The expansion includes the launch of new outlets under popular brands like The Game Palacio, The Game Ranch, Amazonia, and Snow World. With an investment of approximately INR 300 crores in 2023-24 and INR 500 crores in 2024-25, the expansion is expected to generate numerous job opportunities across its new locations.

Currently, Snow World Entertainment operates 14 luxury gaming and bar concepts and three complete restaurants nationwide. Notable among them are The Game Ranch, a cowboy-themed luxury gaming and bar experience; The Game Palacio, a palace-themed venue; KOA, a bohemian-themed restaurant; and Amazonia, an immersive dining experience themed around the Amazon rainforest.

By focusing on customer satisfaction, embracing innovation, and advocating ecological responsibility, Snow World Entertainment is poised to redefine the entertainment landscape in India, ensuring unforgettable experiences for its patrons.

For further information on Snow World Entertainment and its range of services, please visit Snow World Entertainment.

About Snow World Entertainment:

Founded by Prasuk Jain, Snow World Entertainment stands as a pioneering force in the Indian entertainment and hospitality industry. The company boasts a diverse portfolio, including Snow World, The Game, Amazonia, and several other distinct brands, each offering unique experiences tailored to a variety of customer interests and age groups. Dedicated to delivering exceptional entertainment, Snow World Entertainment is shaping the future of leisure and hospitality in India.


Regency Holidays Showcases Qatar’s Luxurious Offerings at ATM 2024

Regency Holidays Showcases Qatar’s Luxurious Offerings at ATM 2024

By Nishang Narayan

Published on May 18, 2024

Regency Holidays, Qatar's premier destination management company (DMC), recently participated in the Arabian Travel Mart (ATM) 2024, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The event, themed 'Empowering Innovation: Transforming Travel Through Entrepreneurship', saw Regency Holidays engaging with a global audience, showcasing the opulence and luxury that Qatar has to offer to travelers.

With a 15% increase in attendance from last year, ATM 2024 provided an unparalleled platform for Regency Holidays to display its extensive range of luxury travel services. Throughout the four-day event, the company highlighted its vast network of luxury hotels and resorts, exclusive excursions such as visits to the Inland Sea and Katara Cultural Village, personalized shopping trails, and city tours, all designed to offer a premium experience in Qatar.

Manoj Kumar Tiwari, General Manager of Regency Holidays, expressed his enthusiasm about the company's participation: "ATM 2024 was a record-breaking event, with about 46,000 travel professionals from around the world in attendance. It was an excellent opportunity for Regency Holidays to present our signature products and upcoming offerings, enhancing Qatar's appeal as a global luxury destination."

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The vibrant and meticulously designed stall by Regency Holidays drew significant attention, translating into increased foot traffic and potential business opportunities. The company showcased how it could tailor travel experiences to meet the specific needs and preferences of international tourists, emphasizing luxury and cultural richness.

Regency Holidays collaborates with an extensive list of partners, including travel and tour operators, cultural sites, and luxury accommodation providers, to craft unique travel experiences. This network, coupled with their premium ground transport fleet, ensures that every aspect of the traveler’s journey in Qatar is seamless and tailored to high standards of luxury and personalization.

As Regency Holidays continues to innovate and expand its offerings, the company is set to play a pivotal role in promoting Qatar as a top-tier destination for luxury and culturally enriching travel experiences. For more information on planning a luxurious trip to Qatar with Regency Holidays, visit their official website.


Tamarind Global Makes a Mark at Arabian Travel Market 2024 in Dubai

Tamarind Global Makes a Mark at Arabian Travel Market 2024 in Dubai

By Nishang Narayan

Published on May 16, 2024

Tamarind Global, renowned for its comprehensive destination management services, made a significant impact at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024 held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from May 6-9. This event, which drew over 45,000 travel professionals from 160 countries, provided a pivotal platform for Tamarind Global to enhance its international reach in the B2B tours industry.

The company showcased its expertise in managing tours, weddings, events, and corporate services both within India and internationally. The stall set up by Tamarind Global was a center of attraction, drawing new-age travel agents and tour operators interested in forging prospective partnerships.

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Louis D'Souza, Director of Tamarind Global, expressed enthusiasm about the event's success, stating, "The four days at ATM 2024 were exhilarating. The dynamic atmosphere and diverse range of attendees facilitated engaging discussions and fruitful connections with both long-standing and new partners." He further highlighted the importance of the event in strengthening the company’s service offerings and expanding its global footprint.

The participation in ATM 2024 not only reaffirmed Tamarind Global’s position in the travel and event management industry but also opened up numerous avenues for future growth. The company capitalized on this opportunity by hosting a networking dinner for global partner agents, which was well-received and appreciated.

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Tamarind Global offers highly customized services across the B2B and B2C market segments globally, providing seamless turnkey solutions for tours, weddings, events, and MICE. With a successful showcase at ATM 2024, the company is optimistic about nurturing these new partnerships and continuing to grow its operations in both international and domestic arenas.

For more information on Tamarind Global and its services, visit their website or contact their customer service. As the travel industry continues to rebound, Tamarind Global is well-positioned to meet the evolving needs of its clients with innovative and tailored travel solutions.

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