Palazzo hotel flies SA's flag high with two global awards

2017-11-02 13:48 - Kavitha Pillay
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Palazzo at Montecasino. (Photo: Palazzo)

Cape Town - Tsogo Sun’s stylish Palazzo hotel at Montecasino is placing SA's opulent hotel offering on the global map after recently being presented with four major awards - two global and two local.

Already the recipient of a range of industry and consumer awards, the luxurious hotel has is recognised by the Lilizela, Business Traveler Africa, World Travel, and World Luxury Hotel bodies.

Locally, at the Lilizela Tourism Awards on 29 October, Palazzo won the Regional Service Excellence – Accommodation Award in the Hotel sub-category. Lilizela says the Accommodation Awards are designed to encourage and motivate hotels to offer the best possible service, facilities, and product, and to celebrate excellence, creativity, and innovation.

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Palazzo was also voted Best for the Business Traveller in this year’s Business Traveler Africa Awards, by a board of experienced travel professionals who were involved in selecting the winners.

Globally, Palazzo won Africa’s Leading Casino Resort in the World Travel Awards, and the 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards – which will only be officially announced on 2 December in Switzerland – has sent a preliminary notification that the Palazzo is a winner. The category details will be revealed on 2 December.

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Linda Reddy, GM of Palazzo, says “We pride ourselves on setting benchmarks in the industry, and by no means will we rest on our well-earned laurels; we will maintain and even improve our excellent track record as the best hotel for business and leisure travellers, delivering world-class service and luxurious facilities.”

Montecasino was also the recent recipient of the Best of Pretoria Best Casino Award and the Leisure Options Best of Joburg Award for Best Theatre.

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