SUMMARY – THE LUX COLLECTIVE AND ZK VENTURE COMPANY JOIN FORCES TO ESTABLISH THE FIRST LUX* LUXURY RESORT IN EAST AFRICA. LUX* MARIJANI ZANZIBAR, SITUATED ON THE INDIAN OCEAN, AIMS TO BE A PREMIER DESTINATION FOR SUSTAINABLE LUXURY TRAVEL.
Hospitality group The Lux Collective and ZK Venture have partnered to introduce the first LUX* luxury resort in East Africa. This strategic move solidifies the Group’s brand presence in the emerging market of Zanzibar, Tanzania. Set on a secluded beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, the meticulously prepared hotel, now named LUX* Marijani Zanzibar, commenced operations on 1 July 2023.
Mr Paul Jones, Chief Executive Officer of The Lux Collective expresses his enthusiasm over LUX* Marijani Zanzibar project. He stated that we are thrilled to collaborate with ZK Venture in elevating the luxury and service of this resort. This partnership signifies the start of a meaningful collaboration in East Africa, a region teeming with opportunities for tourism. With confidence, we anticipate that this collaboration will elevate our esteemed luxury brand LUX* as we continue to expand globally.”
Like-minded Partnership for Growth and Success
“We are delighted to be The Lux Collective’s inaugural strategic partner,” expressed Ms Natasha Manji of ZK Venture. “The Group’s purpose, ‘We make each moment matter and care about what matters,’ resonates with our own values. This synergistic partnership promises remarkable opportunities for growth and success. We are truly inspired by LUX’s commitment to celebrating life through extraordinary experiences. Their exceptional standards offer radiant hospitality that is both Lighter and Brighter. As we collaborate with LUX to rebrand our luxurious resort, LUX* Marijani Zanzibar, I envision it becoming a true gem in Zanzibar, captivating visitors with its natural beauty, distinctive culinary experiences, and sustainable wellbeing journeys. Additionally, we will focus on initiatives that promote environmental consciousness and uplift the local community, aiming for a greener future for all.”
Premier Destination for Sustainable Luxury Travel
LUX* Marijani Zanzibar locates on the North-East coast at Pwani Mchangani and positions as a top-tier destination for sustainable luxury travel. This exquisite boutique resort draws inspiration from modern Arabic architecture and design.
LUX* stands out with its warm and personalized service, which perfectly complements the elegant and spacious comfort provided by the 82 rooms and suites. Designed to accommodate business, leisure, and wedding travelers, the LUX* Marijani Zanzibar resort encompasses meeting and conference facilities. It is offering a fusion of international and local cuisine, tailored holistic wellbeing experiences, a pool, and other amenities.
LUX* Marijani Zanzibar locates just an hour’s drive from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport. It allows guests to immerse themselves in rich cultural and heritage experiences. Visitors can explore various attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site Stone Town, Old Fort Zanzibar, the 19th Century Hamamni Persian Baths, the Jozani Forest nature trail, and a Spice Farm tour tracing the historical spice trade.
With 17 operational resorts and hotels in Mauritius, Maldives, Ile de la Reunion, China, and Tanzania, The Lux Collective continues to expand its global footprint. The group currently has 12 hotels in its development pipeline in Asia and the Middle East.