DRC, October 11th 2017 – Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana has been voted ‘Democratic Republic of Congo’s Leading Business Hotel 2017’ at the World Travel Awards, Africa Gala Ceremony held in Kigali on the 10th of October 2017. The WTA recognized Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana among other leading names in hospitality for setting industry benchmarks in the DRC.
“Many congratulations! World Travel Awards is voted for by travel and tourism professionals and business and leisure travel consumers worldwide, and this accolade recognises the commitment to excellence which demonstrates how far the hotel has come since its opening almost a year ago only” said Ursula Chidiac, General Manager of Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana.
The DRC and equally the Governorate of Gombe are emerging as destinations of choice in the African continent, and we are proud to be a landmark in setting the tone of hospitality. The hotel has set the trend in service and creative culinary offering. With its 101 luxurious rooms and suites positioned as a fully serviced apartment concept, 3 distinctive culinary choices, a grand ballroom and state-of-the art meeting spaces along with a 300 sqm gym and wellness centre, Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana offers stunning views of the Fleuve and the convenience of being in the heart of Gombe.
The international event on the 10th October 2017 proved once again to be the continent’s most prestigious travel and tourism event of the year, and that brought together the leading figure-heads and VIPs from across Africa. Hailed by the Wall Street Journal as the “Travel industry’s equivalent to the Oscars”, the World Travel Awards are considered as one of the most comprehensive and prestigious events in the global travel industry today. The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate the enormous achievements found in all sectors of the global travel industry.
About Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana:
Strategically located in Gombe, on the famous crossroad of the Justice and Ouganda Avenues, Kin Plaza Arjaan by Rotana is minutes away from the Presidential Palace, main embassies and ministries. Reach out to the city’s key business and leisure attractions through Arrêt Socimat and Boulevard du 30 Juin or stroll around the directly connected Kin Plaza Mall with a choice of more than 22 shops.
The eleven storey hotel includes 101 luxurious rooms, studios and suites with double glazing windows, a fully equipped kitchenette and balcony that offers commanding views of the city and the Gombe river. All contemporary apartments are furnished to provide you with a comfortable stay complementing an exclusive five star hotel service.
Select between 3 distinctive restaurants including a bar that bring an elevated dining experience to the city. Offering a 650 sqm of meetings & events’ space that is spread across two floors to include a Grand ballroom, 4 meeting rooms with daylight, a spacious pre-function area and a dedicated business corner.
Guests who want to keep their active lifestyle can benefit from a 300 sqm Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club that is fully equipped with the latest machines, professional trainers, sauna and steam rooms.
Rotana currently manages a portfolio of over 100 properties throughout the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe with an aggressive expansion plan in place. Rotana has chosen to acknowledge how precious time is by making all time spent in their range of hotels ‘Treasured Time’. This means Rotana has pledged to understand and meet the individual needs of all guests. In so doing, Rotana has evolved its product brands to include, Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Centro Hotels by Rotana, Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana and The Residences by Rotana. Treasured Time. The Rotana promise to you.
Further information on any Rotana property, its brands or reservations can be obtained by visiting rotana.com or by contacting one of the regional sales offices.