By Shadrack Nyakoe
According to the International Hotel Awards, the most acclaimed industry award throughout the world, Four Points by Sheraton managed a rare feat for hotels on the continent, to become a mark of excellence for hospitality industry professionals. The International Hotel Awards are judged by an independent panel of industry experts who focus on design, quality, service, innovation, originality, and commitment to sustainability.
While acknowledging this recognition, Four Points By Sheraton, Nairobi Airport General Manager, Vivek Mathur emphasized that the award reinforced and cements the hotel’s vision, of being a leading hospitality player on the African continent.
“To be awarded the leading airport property on the continent for the fourth year running in itself is a remarkable and humbling achievement. This is further cemented by the fact that we are recognized as a top destination for global executives. These accolades not only serve to solidify our position as a substantial regional player in hospitality but is a testament to our team’s passion and commitment. We are committed to the sector’s revival after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and look forward to a prosperous 2022 with greater tourism,” said Marthur Vivek.
Similarly, the hotel was also featured in the prestigious CEO Destinations Premium magazine for World Travel Top100 locations for traveling executives who want to enjoy luxury business and travel experiences in 2022. The Four Points property is the only hotel in Kenya to make the listing. Other notable properties to make the list include: The Savoy, London and Park Hyatt, New York.
For years, CEO Destinations premium magazine has made it their business to inform companies and executives about the best luxury locations for business. These pieces of information include costs and benefits associated with these destinations.
The full listing can be viewed here at https://ceodestinations.com/company-locations/
“Today’s travel industry has been shaped by the Covid-19 pandemic, during this time technology has had an ever-growing influence. Increased regulatory and hygiene requirements and greater scrutiny provided by online reviews have both created challenges and increased responsibilities for all involved in the travel industry. The CEO Destinations World Travel 100 recognizes outstanding companies across the travel industry who have exhibited exceptional leadership in their field along with those companies we expect to be a traveler’s dream in 2022!” said Henry Smart from CEO Destinations.
Driven by changes in the operating environment, Four Point By Sheraton Nairobi Airport has been at the forefront of deploying a transformational business continuity model that has resulted in consistent growth in the number of guests at the property.
In 2021 the hotel was also acknowledged as Africa’s Leading Airport Hotel by the World Travel Awards body.
The Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport is a 172-room hotel located strategically inside the JKIA Complex, opened in October 2017. The hotel amenities include multi-functional meeting and event spaces, a dedicated business lounge all-day dining restaurant, pool bar and grill, coffee lounge, rooftop pool, gym, and spa. The hotel benefits from views of the airport runway and the Nairobi National Park.