In exciting news for recognition of responsible ecotourism in Botswana and the Okavango Delta, Wilderness Safaris is proud to announce that Mombo Camp (including Little Mombo) is ranked No. 1 on the Travel + Leisure 2013 World’s Best Awards list of Top 100 Hotels.
While Mombo and Little Mombo have been recognized frequently in the Africa and Botswana categories of Travel + Leisure World’s Best lists since 2006, they have never been featured at the very top of this prestigious record.
“Our emphasis in terms of luxury and service excellence is really on sharing and appreciating the amazing natural environment in which we operate,” said Keith Vincent, acting CEO of Wilderness Safaris. “We believe that the luxury of space and of intact, functioning natural ecosystems and the privilege of being able to watch timeless interactions between wildlife is the real luxury.
“This notwithstanding, we obviously aim to achieve a world-class luxury safari experience, and are extremely proud to have been able to do this to the exacting standards of the readers of Travel + Leisure. To have been able to do so in a camp that is 100 percent powered by solar energy and is more than 100km (and a 10-hour drive by 4×4) from the nearest small town is even more exciting,” he said.
He added: “We are humbled that our guests and readers of Travel + Leisure are also committed to sustainability and have voted for a natural luxury and vast wilderness experience that makes a difference to our world”…
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