The Zambezi Queen by Mantis has won the title of The World’s Leading Boutique Cruise. The 26th annual World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony was held last night, 28th November 2019, at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman. The World Travel Awards is globally recognised as a prestigious honours programme in global travel and tourism and each win is the ultimate industry accolade.
Kate Powell, General Manager: Marketing, Sales and Reservations is delighted with the win: “For the Zambezi Queen to have won the World’s Leading Boutique Cruise for the seventh time is a true testament to the commitment our team has to ensuring we offer our guests an African river safari experience unlike any other.”
The Zambezi Queen Collection comprises of one luxurious floating boutique hotel (The Zambezi Queen) and three intimate houseboats which are called the Chobe Princesses. They all traverse along the Chobe River between Nambia and Botswana. The Zambezi Queen Collection took home its second consecutive award for Africa’s Leading River Cruise company at the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony which was held in Mauritius on the 1st of June 2019. It was at these same awards where the management company of the Zambezi Queen, Mantis Collection, also won the award for Africa’s Leading Conservation Company and Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel Brand.
The Zambezi Queen offers travelers a unique African experience as it floats along the Chobe River. It comprises of 14 luxurious suites with king-sized beds and private balconies that allow guests to enjoy panoramic views of the Chobe River banks which abound with wildlife. This luxury houseboat also features a spacious guest lounge, bar and swimming pool. Guests can enjoy river-based safaris, land-based cultural village tours, catch-and-release fishing, and exceptional birding experiences.
The boat is based in Namibia and sets off from the Botswana side of the Chobe River, sailing on scheduled departures every Monday (2 nights), Wednesday (2 nights) and Friday (3 nights).
To book your luxurious Zambezi Queen experience please email us on [email protected] or call on +27 21 715 2412