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Sunbird Livingstonia to unveil new rooms

Posted 09 July 2019

Sunbird Hotels and Resorts' has announced that one of its premier Lakeside resorts, Sunbird Livingstonia in Salima, will be unveiling newly renovated and upgraded rooms this December. The renovations which began earlier this year aim to modernize and improve guest experience at the hotel while also keeping in track with global trends in the hospitality industry.

According to Sunbird Hotels and Resorts Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Yusuf Olela, the new rooms will incorporate modern architecture and facilities, while taking advantage of the breath-taking views of Lake Malawi with an emphasis on improving guest experience. The renovations will also see Sunbird Livingstonia increasing its room inventory from 35 to 44 rooms, whilst adding a new room category of suites to the popular lakeside resort. All rooms will be fitted with modern amenities and facilities including hi speed WIFI, Digital Satellite Television, Workstations, Mini Bars and storage facilities for guests. The suites which are a completely new room category will include a living room area, a workstation and a veranda extension overlooking the breathtaking beach and lakeshore. The new room inventory will also include standard, chalet, superior, deluxe and family rooms. According to schedule, all renovation works are expected to be completed by the first week of December, ready for holiday-makers and other guests during the festive season period. Speaking on the new development, Yusuf Olela explains "Our focus on product improvement continues to be that of enhancing value and guest experience across the group. We believe that this increased room inventory and upscaled product at Sunbird Livingstonia will address the increased demand for rooms while offering the perfect combination of comfort and style. This is a continuation of repositioning our products that began with Sunbird Lilongwe room upgrade and will see other properties being upgraded with Sunbird Nkopola set to complete its upgrade by first quarter of 2019."

Sunbird Livingstonia offers upscale accommodation, watersport and conference facilities to leisure and business travelers. The resort also boasts a campsite situated directly adjacent to the main site with its own security, bar and restaurant. Only 90 minutes away from the Capital City, the resort's unique combination of lakeside location, exceptional service and tranquil setting has ensured that it remains the most sort premier beach resort in Malawi.

Sunbird Hotels and Resorts is Malawi's leading hotel chain with eight properties including four city hotels in all three regions of Malawi namely Sunbird Capital, Sunbird Lilongwe, Sunbird Mount Soche and Sunbird Mzuzu, two popular beach resorts along Lake Malawi namely Sunbird Nkopola and Sunbird Livingstonia, an iconic mountain resort, in the former capital city of Zomba Sunbird Ku Chawe and a game lodge in Majete with a popular big 5 wild life reserve, namely Sunbird Thawale. The preferred brand in the hospitality industry is loved for offering excellent and personalized services, fine cuisine and comfortable accommodation. 

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