Meet Mr. Rahul Sood Sun Africa Hotels Award-Winning Group Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer – Africa
Unequivocally one of the most talented and respected CEO’s in Kenya’s hospitality & tourism industry, Rahul Sood’s long illustrious career spans over 5 continents, having worked in numerous positions and for some of the world’s topmost and revered 5-star hotel brands. His almost obsessive goal orientated character, unwavering vision, clear focus and ability to create truly unforgettable guest experiences is reflected in every employee of the Sun Africa Hotels group. A passionate team leader in every sense of the word, has seen the hotel group win countless international awards and accolades, including ‘Africa’s Best Hotel Management Company’ at the World Luxury Hotel Awards™ 3 years in a row!! This season we speak to the man behind the world-renowned Sun Africa Hotels, and ask him what it really takes to run an award winning team…
Look no further than our partners the Sun Africa Hotels. Globally renowned for their epic, extraordinary and refined selection of properties, this multiple award-winning hotel group ensures every guest a truly memorable and unique luxury travel experience like never before, when visiting any of their properties. SAH’s flurry of international awards speak for themselves, these include the World Luxury Hotel Awards™ for;
- *Best Hotel Management Company in Africa*
- *Best Luxury Safari Camp in East Africa (Kiboko Luxury Camp, Naivasha)*
- *Best Luxury Game Lodge in Kenya (Keekorok Lodge, Maasai Mara)*
- *Best Luxury Country Hotel in Kenya (Lake Naivasha Country Club, Naivasha), and
- *Best Luxury Resort in Kenya (Sun Africa Beach Resort, Mombasa)*, just to name a few.
This season the SAH group has put together an unbeatable range of exclusive travel offers, which means you can enjoy any of their getaways at a fraction of the cost!!
1. KEEKOROK LODGE, MASAI MARA
Steeped in history as the first property in the Masai Mara Game Reserve and recent winners of two prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards, ‘Africa’s Best Luxury Lodge’ & the ‘Best Luxury Wildlife Resort’; the Keekorok Lodge is at the very top of the list with safari enthusiasts the world-over. Encircled by 700 square miles of private sun-drenched plains, travellers can expect the very best; in luxury accommodation options, world-class hospitality & service, indulgent ‘wine & dine’ experiences, unparalleled safari adventures including magical hot air balloon rides over the Mara plains, and the best game-viewing opportunities in Kenya… Enjoy!
2. KIBOKO LUXURY CAMP, LAKE NAIVASHA
Winners of the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Award for ‘Best Luxury Tented Camp – Global Winner 2015’, the dreamy Kiboko Luxury Camp is the first all-inclusive 5-star luxury tented camp that majestically sits on the picturesque shores of Lake Naivasha. With only 8 luxury tents, Kiboko lays great emphasis on intricate attention to detail and the very best in personalized guest services. With lots of activities including magical boat rides on the lake, game-viewing opportunities, signature ‘wine & dine’ experiences, and world-class hospitality & service to match… look no further than the Kiboko Luxury Camp, Naivasha. Enjoy!
3. LAKE NAIVASHA COUNTRY CLUB, LAKE NAIVASHA
Lake Naivasha Country Club first became famous in the 1930’s as a popular staging post for ‘Imperial Airways’ flying boat service from Durban to London, and this enchanting era is evident from the beautiful solid colonial architecture of the main building that stands to this day. The resort has since been transformed into a 55-acre sprawling property, with a variety of luxury accommodation options, large lawns shaded by mature acacias and fever trees, sumptuous wine & dine experiences, and the very best meeting-conference-event venue facilities in Naivasha. With lots of activities backed by world-class hospitality & service to match… look no further than Lake Naivasha Country Club. Enjoy!
4. SOVEREIGN SUITES, LIMURU ROAD, NAIROBI
Recent winners of the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards for ‘Africa’s Best Luxury Suite Hotel’ is a benchmark of what travellers can truly expect at Sun Africa Hotel’s 5-star Sovereign Suites. This opulent boutique hotel is set on a private immaculately manicured garden estate, complete with its very own lake. With just 14 exclusive ultra-spacious suites, true attention to detail, peace & tranquility, and the very best in personalized guest service is not just stated but guaranteed. From the very best in signature wine & dine’ experiences, world-class luxury accommodations, as well as, exclusive meeting & event venue spaces – makes the perfect stay whether for romantic getaways, leisure or business. Enjoy!
5. SUN AFRICA BEACH RESORT, MOMBASA
Winners of the prestigious World Luxury Hotels Award for ‘Best Hotel Management Company in Africa 2015’ – Sun Africa Hotels, newest unique luxury resort is an exclusive boutique beach getaway, that once again lays great emphasis on providing guests with the very best in world-class hospitality, ultimate privacy, and personalized service. The charming Sun Africa Beach Resort is elegantly set on a private and pristine silky-sand beachfront, offering commanding views of the blue azures of the warm blue Indian Ocean. Discover bold luxury and true Kenyan warmth, with a choice of 18 luxurious rooms, spectacular wine & dine experiences, and a relaxing infinity pool. Enjoy!