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APPOINTMENT OF MR. SAMSON MWALE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE

APPOINTMENT OF MR. SAMSON MWALE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Thursday, January 12, 2023

SUNBIRD TOURISM PLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Samson Mwale as the new Chief Executive. The appointment of Mr. Mwale follows a rigorous and transparent recruitment process.

SUNBIRD HOSTS PARTNERS

SUNBIRD HOSTS PARTNERS

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain hosted a cocktail party for its Bookers and partners at Sunbird Mount Soche Conference Centre. The event was hosted as a networking opportunity and token of appreciation for the business support from the stakeholders.

Sunbird Partners With ICAM

Sunbird Partners With ICAM

Friday, December 9, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain has partnered with ICAM through their flagship loyalty program the Sunbird Premier Club Membership where ICAM members will enjoy a host of privileges and benefits upon joining the loyalty program. The Sunbird Premier Club, under platinum level allows members to earn three free night vouchers on joining membership, as well as earn two free nights for every ten nights spent at any Sunbird Hotel or Resort. Other membership benefits include great value and massive discounts on rooms and meals, gym membership, free access to Malawian airport and selected international VIP lounges, free swimming pool access.

Sunbird Ku Chawe Rooms Upgrade

Sunbird Ku Chawe Rooms Upgrade

Monday, November 28, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain will soon be completing the full rooms renovation and upgrade of Sunbird Kuchawe, the iconic mountain resort in Zomba. The renovations and upgrades aim to ensure an improved accommodation guest experience at the resort.

SUNBIRD SPONOSORS INSTITUTUE OF MARKETING IN MALAWI CONFERENCE

SUNBIRD SPONOSORS INSTITUTUE OF MARKETING IN MALAWI CONFERENCE

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain sponsored the Institute of Marketing in Malawi (IMM) at a tune of K10 million for the Annual IMM conference taking place at Sunbird Livingstonia Beach. The leading hotel chain decided to make this sponsorship because of the contribution that marketing as a profession has made to the country

SUNBIRD 2022 HALF YEAR FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE QUESTION & ANSWER

SUNBIRD 2022 HALF YEAR FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE QUESTION & ANSWER

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Total revenue for the Group grew by 57.5%, with occupancy increasing by 42% in comparison to prior year. Profit at half year grew by 184% in comparison with same period last year, when the Group posted a loss. The Corporate Segment continued to be the anchor segment with 82.1% of the rooms sold, and 83% revenue contribution.

SUNBIRD INTRODUCES THE SUNBIRD MOBILE APP

SUNBIRD INTRODUCES THE SUNBIRD MOBILE APP

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain has introduced the Sunbird Mobile App on the market. The APP will enable customers to access Sunbird services simply at the click of their android or Apple mobile phones, providing seamless and quick access to our services while aligning with digital market trends.

SUNBIRD IN K5 MILLION SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENTIAL CHARITY GOLF INITIATIVE

SUNBIRD IN K5 MILLION SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENTIAL CHARITY GOLF INITIATIVE

Monday, September 19, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain has committed K5 million towards the Presidential Charity Golf Initiative. The Presidential Charity Golf Tournament, aims to raise funds in support of the vulnerable and school fees for needy students. Sunbird’s Head of Sales, Marketing & Distribution Temwa Kanjadza commented, “Sunbird Hotels & Resorts is honoured to join the valiant efforts in addressing a much pressing need in the education sector – supporting the needy with school fees. Education is one of our pillars in our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, and therefore aligns with the Initiative’s objectives and as a wholly owned Malawian brand, we underscore our commitment in supporting our communities, we therefore support this noble cause with a K5 million contribution towards raising the targeted amount”.

Sunbird 2021 AGM Question & Answer

Sunbird 2021 AGM Question & Answer

Thursday, June 23, 2022

The Tourism Industry continued to encounter reduction in tourist arrivals and domestic demand for hospitality services due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 and 2020 in comparison to 2019 pre-pandemic levels, however on the positive side, a pivot towards recovery was on track with increase in tourist arrivals compared to 2020.

Professional Golfers Association Malawi Championship Prize Presentation Cocktail Hosted by Sunbird Lilongwe Hotel

Professional Golfers Association Malawi Championship Prize Presentation Cocktail Hosted by Sunbird Lilongwe Hotel

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain hosted the PGA Malawi championship prize presentation ceremony with a cocktail at one of its prestigious city hotels, Sunbird Lilongwe Hotel.

SUNBIRD PROFESSIONAL GOLFERS ASSOCIATION IN MALAWI SPONSORSHIP

SUNBIRD PROFESSIONAL GOLFERS ASSOCIATION IN MALAWI SPONSORSHIP

Friday, May 27, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain has sponsored the upcoming Professional Golfers Association (PGA) in Malawi Championship to the value of K2 million. The leading hotel chain decided to make this sponsorship because of the contribution that golf as a sport continues to make in the tourism industry, and the special relationship that exists between the hotel chain and the golfing fraternity.

SUNBIRD IN ZOMBA MOUNTAIN REFORRESTATION EFFORTS

SUNBIRD IN ZOMBA MOUNTAIN REFORRESTATION EFFORTS

Friday, April 1, 2022

Sunbird Tourism, Malawi’s Stock Exchange listed and largest hotel chain has adopted a section of Zomba mountain forest and planted 3,600 indigenous trees in order to ensure sustained reforestation and a well-managed environment, while supporting the efforts of the Government of Malawi through the Department of Forestry which is responsible for the management of the Zomba Mountain Forest Plantation.

SUNBIRD TO UNVEIL RESTAURANT FACILITY

SUNBIRD TO UNVEIL RESTAURANT FACILITY

Monday, March 21, 2022

Sunbird Tourism, Malawi’s Stock Exchange listed hotel chain is set to unveil its new MK600 million ultra-modern, trendy and cozy beach front restaurant facility at its premier beach resorts Sunbird Waterfront and Sunbird Livingstonia this April in Salima.

SUNBIRD IN BOOKERS ENGAGEMENT

SUNBIRD IN BOOKERS ENGAGEMENT

Monday, February 28, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain hosted a Bookers engagement cocktail at Sunbird Capital. The leading hotel chain extended its greatest appreciation to its valued stakeholders, whose loyalty to the brand, ensured the business remained afloat during an unprecedented turbulent season for the hospitality industry due to the impact of COVID-19. Sunbird further emphasized its need to constantly engage the valued stakeholders in order to ensure continued unrivalled service delivery in the industry.

SUNBIRD ASSURES OF IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY

SUNBIRD ASSURES OF IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Sunbird Tourism plc says it is continuously working to improve services and infrastructure to enhance customer’s experience. The Malawi Stock Exchange-listed hotel chain’s head of sales, marketing and distribution Temwa Kanjadza said this on Thursday in Blantyre at a cocktail organised for the hotel chain’s bookers.

SUNBIRD IN A K5 MILLION SUPPORT FOR FLOOD VICTIMS

SUNBIRD IN A K5 MILLION SUPPORT FOR FLOOD VICTIMS

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Sunbird Hotels & Resorts, Malawi’s leading hotel chain has donated K5 million worth of food and non-food supplies to the Cyclone Ana flood victims through the Scaling up Nutrition Business Network.

SUNBIRD TAKES ON CULINARY EXPERIENCE

SUNBIRD TAKES ON CULINARY EXPERIENCE

Monday, April 19, 2021

In a bid to ensure continued excellence in culinary experience for its patrons, Sunbird Hotels & Resorts has welcomed on board Chef Heinz Brunner. He joins the Group as a consultant, as part of our brand’s efforts to reposition and enhance its Food & Beverage offer to ensure unrivalled guest experience across its hotels & resorts.

NOTICE OF THE 32ND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Friday, May 29, 2020

NOTICE is hereby given that the 32nd Annual General Meeting of the Company will be held virtually coordinated from Sunbird Mount Soche, Soche International Conference Centre, Blantyre on Friday, 19th June 2020 at 15:30 hours.

CEO statement on COVID-19

Friday, March 27, 2020

Sunbird CEO's Statement on COVID - 19 Dear Valued Client and Partner, As you are aware the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been declared a pandemic. Sunbird Tourism has swiftly moved to adopt WHO and Ministry of Health guidelines to ensure that our guests and people’s health remain paramount in the course of doing business amidst this pandemic.

Sunbird Nkopola and Sunbird Lilongwe now 3 Star.

Sunbird Nkopola and Sunbird Lilongwe now 3 Star.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

February, 2020. Sunbird Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce that after a successful completion of the grading exercise by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism, its Premier Lakeside resort Sunbird Nkopola and City hotel Sunbird Lilongwe have been elevated to a 3-Star rating. The 3-Star rating comes on the heels of an extensive product improvement investment for both Sunbird Nkopola and Sunbird Lilongwe.

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