Photograph of Victoria Falls by Jäger on Unsplash.
IHG Resorts & Resorts’ latest model, Vignette Assortment, celebrated its first anniversary with a debut signing within the Center East and Africa area.
Home of Chinhara – Vignette Assortment will open in January 2026 within the metropolis of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
Leisure and enterprise
The model’s tenth signing is a administration settlement with HOC Hospitality Investments Ltd. The newbuild will supply an city resort hospitality choice to the nationwide park’s over 250,000 annual guests.
Moreover, following the current designation of Victoria Falls as a monetary companies Particular Financial Zone and the creation of the Victoria Falls Inventory Alternate, the world is predicted to see a major enhance in company and MICE demand as effectively.
Home of Chinhara is made up of 99 keys and consists of two F&B shops, and three bars/cafes on website. Friends also can make use of its well being membership and 800 sq m of spa and retail area. Additionally catering to company demand, the resort will embrace 4 assembly rooms comprising 620 sq m, with the biggest room internet hosting as much as 360 individuals in a theatre fashion format.
The resort will complement Six Senses Victoria Falls, which can be being developed by HOC Hospitality Investments Ltd because the model’s first riverside recreation lodge resort within the Victoria Falls Nationwide Park buffer zone, a UNESCO Protected Space. The property may have 54 rooms and three meals and beverage shops together with an all-day eating, a specialty eating, and a signature eating and sundowner bar, in addition to a spa, built-in retail and idea retailer.
Key vacation spot
Haitham Mattar, MD, India, Center East and Africa (IMEA), IHG stated: “The signing of this tenth Vignette resort is a key milestone, because the model is quick gaining energy the world over and enabling the growth of our luxurious and life-style providing worldwide. Following the pandemic, we anticipate that luxurious company will proceed to make extra thought of journey selections and search extra customised experiences and private enrichment with group engagement and sustainability on the coronary heart.
“Luxurious meets goal at Vignette Assortment lodges and an integral a part of creating an genuine visitor expertise is the chance to interact with the area people in a optimistic method. Victoria Falls is a key vacation spot for worldwide travellers, throughout each tourism and enterprise segments, and we’re happy to companion with HOC Hospitality Investments to convey a brand new resort to the area that enables our company to expertise the numerous wonders of this magnificent vacation spot.”
Aaron Chinhara of HOC Hospitality Investments Ltd added: “We’re happy to companion with IHG on bringing each Six Senses and a Vignette assortment model to Zimbabwe creating a really world class vacation spot for worldwide guests, while making a optimistic affect on the environment and native communities.”
IHG’s Vignette Assortment provides unbiased resort house owners the chance to retain their id, whereas benefiting from international scale and luxurious and life-style experience. The newest signing joins present Vignette properties throughout nations together with Portugal, Austria, Thailand and Australia, however Home of Chinhara marks the model’s first foray into the IMEA area.
Different upcoming newbuild Vignette Assortment websites embrace El Gran Encomendero in Valladolid, Mexico, bringing 83 rooms on-line in Q3 2025 and the 234-key Vignette Assortment Aquatique Pattaya in Thailand, delivering in 2024.