The excited management of Speke Resort and Conference Centre in Munyonyo have took to social media to announce an important milestone in what has proved to be a tough year in the hospitality sector globally – they had been named the Best Luxury Lakeside Resort in East Africa at the World Luxury Hotels Awards.
“Congratulations! Speke Resort was announced the best Luxury Lakeside Resort in East Africa. Thank you all for your support,” a post reads on the social media pages of Speke Resort Munyonyo.
In August this year, Speke Resort and Conference Centre, fresh from winning the travellers’ choice winner’s award at the 18th annual Travelers’ Choice Awards organized by TripAdvisor, announced that it had been nominated in this year’s World Luxury Hotel Awards.
Speke Resort was last year, 2019, named the best lakeside luxury resort in Africa at the 2019 World Luxury Hotels Awards which were announced on October 12th at the Arctic TreeHouse Hotel in Finland.
The World Luxury Hotel Awards, established in 2006, celebrates achievements in the luxury hotel industry offering international recognition as voted by guests, travellers and industry players alike.
Over 300 000 international travellers nominate and vote each year for their favourite hotels, during a four-week period to select the winners. The Awards have over 100 categories with 2000 hotels profiled and nominated.