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Stanley and Livingstone’s new look unveiled


The Stanley and Livingstone Boutique Hotel was officially relaunched yesterday after undergoing 12 months of refurbishment. Located 15 minutes from the majestic Victoria Falls, it becomes the first Luxury Boutique Hotel in the tourist town. The privately owned Stanley and Livingstone Boutique Hotel emerges as an elegant hide-out for families, couples or individuals who are keen to explore and take a break far from the madding crowd.

This significant and exciting development has seen  USD4m being invested into the refurbishment of 16 luxurious suites with a touch of modern comfort, charm and retained classic ambiance fit for relaxing.

Hon Priscah Mupfumira, the Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry who officially re-opened the facility thanked the Aujan family for their passion in investing in Zimbabwe and remaining focused for the benefit of both investor and the national economy. “The investment in Stanley & Livingstone has had a far-reaching positive impact that extends well beyond tourism into the areas of environment, employment and community development,” she said.

The 5 star Boutique Hotel with a total of 16 suites exquisitely standardised contribute to its distinctive atmosphere in addition to its amazing views. Furthermore, the Stanley and Livingstone Boutique Hotel offers the best regional and international cuisine and for the big spender with exceptionally exclusive taste, there is no other place to be.

Group Chairman and owner of Aujun Investments, Mr Abdulla Aujun, expressed confidence in the refurbishment project in increasing tourist traffic to Victoria Falls. “This refurbished property is set to attract more of the  niche market that is interested in high end products as the property meets global luxury standards. My family has a heart connection with Zimbabwe hence our maintaining presence in this country. We value the support rendered by the government and we remain committed to bettering the lives of Zimbabwe through our business.”

The launch was graced by senior travel and tourism experts from around Zimbabwe, government officials, captains of industry and business people. Stanley and Livingstone is a property owned by a partnership between the Moore and Aujun families and has been running for two decades in the resort town of Victoria Falls.

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Byron Adonis Mutingwende