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Protea Hotels by Marriott expands Zambian footprint

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Protea Hotels by Marriott is expanding it’s footprint in Zambia the opening of their new hotel at Bonanza Estate in Lusaka.

With 241 rooms, the hotel will be the largest operating hotel under the brand in the country and the brand’s 9th hotel with Union Gold Zambia. The new hotel will be located within Bonanza Estate, a newly launched estate which is set amid the scenic environmen of an 18-hole golf course designed by world renowned golf course designer Peter Matkovich.

This is expected to attract major international golf tournaments and emerge as a key attraction for leisure travels and golf enthusiasts. This resort style hotel development will include food and beverage venues, conferencing, spa and recreational facilities.

The hotel will also boast a standalone 2,000-seater amphitheater, dedicated to hosting mega events and grand launches.

Zambia is a country with huge potential for both business and leisure tourism, yet it has for many years been under-serviced in the rollout of tourist infrastructure. The new venture will meet the rising demand for quality lodging in the country.

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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