Speke Resort Nominated In Jumia Africa Travel Awards

Guests relaxing at Speke Resort Munyonyo INTERNET PHOTO Guests relaxing at Speke Resort Munyonyo

Speke Resort & Conference Centre, a 5 star hotel in Kampala, Uganda offering customers ultimate in luxury accommodation and leisure facilities together with the finest conference and business meeting location in East Africa, has been nominated in this year’s Africa Travel Awards organized by Jumia Travel.

Speke Resort and Conference Centre, a member of the Speke Group of Hotels owned by the Ruparelia Group, was nominated in the category of Customer's Favourite Hotel. It faces competition from another Speke Group of Hotels subsidiary Forest Cottages.

Others nominated in the category include Urban By CityBlue Kampala, Forest Cottages, Protea Hotel By Marriott Kampala, The Haven, Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort, Malakai Eco Lodge, Chobe Safari Lodge, Paraa Safari Lodge and Arcadia Lodge Lake Bunyonyi.

Jumia Travel is the number one Pan African Online Travel Agency, which simplifies the travel booking experience by allowing users to compare prices and amenities in a fast and secure manner. Jumia Travel is active in over 40 countries in Africa, with 10 local offices, and more than 400 travel specialists constantly in touch with our customers.

The Africa Travel Awards, also known as Jumia Travel Awards 2018, is supported by tourism organizations and stakeholders such as the Ivorian Ministry of Tourism, the Senegalese Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Tourism of Cameroon, Ivory Coast Tourism, Emirates, Air Coast of Ivory among others.

"By organizing these African Travel Awards, our mission is not only to recognize and reward the merit of local tourism stakeholders, but also to provide a credible benchmark for the African tourism industry," said Joe Falter, CEO of Jumia Travel.

The winners of the African Travel Awards 2018 will be honored during a dinner held on January 25, 2018 simultaneously in Lagos, Algiers, Dakar, Abidjan, Accra, Douala, Dar Es Salaam, and Kampala.

Speke Resort Munyonyo which built in 2001 offers the best conferencing facilities for national and international clientele, providing a professional but friendly ambiance. “We offer you a choice of luxury accommodation to suit individuals, couples, families or groups on long or short stays.” A manager of the hhotel said in a previus interview.

The Resort has 59 Presidential suites with a unique blend of traditional Ugandan décor and ultramodern furnishings, in addition to cottages, one bedroom and two bedroom apartments or studio rooms. The hotel has a total of 335 rooms.

Speke Resort & Conference Centre Munyonyo offers 10 state-of-the-art conference rooms including a 1,000-seat ballroom and 9 multi-functional meeting rooms that accommodate groups of 10-300 people.

Leisure facilities include, Uganda's only Olympic size swimming pool, an equestrian centre and a choice of fine bars and restaurants, all with different international menus. The Business Centre offers internet surfing, faxing, photocopying and electronic mail services.

The winners of the African Travel Awards 2018 will be honored during a dinner held on January 25, 2018 simultaneously in Lagos, Algiers, Dakar, Abidjan, Accra, Douala, Dar Es Salaam, and Kampala.

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