What comes to mind when you think of an airport hotel? Would you even stay in one if you really didn’t have to? Well, some good news for Kenya’s travel scene, especially now that things are beginning to look up.
Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport have just been named an overall winner in Africa – Arabia region at the recently announced International Hotel Awards; walking away with the official title of Best Luxury Airport Hotel In Africa. Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport bagged Best Airport Hotel For Kenya and Best Airport Hotel For Africa.
“As Africa’s Leading Airport Hotel, the Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport hotel plays a pivotal role for international travelers, business travelers as well as serving the surrounding community. The hotel opted to continue running the hotel right through April, May, June and July; and is currently operating with a full-service offering running meeting spaces, guest rooms and dining. This has been achieved by tactically deploying innovative health and safety measures, placing an emphasis on enhanced guest service as well as focusing on employee health and safety.”
“This award serves as a reminder that the hard work our team puts in to guarantee health and safety does not go unnoticed. As restrictions for travel continue to lift and the country continues to move forward, we are moving full steam ahead to meet all the requirements of our guests, whether travelers or the corporate community surrounding us. We are here for the long term.” says Vivek Mathur the hotel’s general manager.
These awards are the most acclaimed industry awards, acknowledged globally. They are judged by an independent panel of 80 industry professionals chaired by Lord Thurso, a member of the House of Lords in the UK Parliament. It is an achievement that is recognized as a mark of excellence for the hospitality industry. Key areas the judges assess on include: design, quality, service, innovation, originality, and commitment to sustainability.